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Leader Updates - December 2013
Posted by Annemarie Stuiver
Thursday, December 05, 2013 00:00
Vivit Virtual Summits

Four game changers. Two virtual summits. Now on demand!

Vivit hosted two online virtual summits where we explored more about the big four game changers: Mobility, Cloud, Security and Big Data. All webinars are now viewable on demand. Please share these links with the members in your Chapter or Special Interest Group!

View    November 6 – 7 – Mobility & Cloud Virtual Summit       

View    November 20 – 21 – Big Data & Security Virtual Summit      


Vivit EMEA/APJ Award Nominees

At HP Discover in Barcelona three Vivit Leaders will be recognized for outstanding service to our community.
These are the names of the people that are nominated:

Nominated for Leader of the Year:
Jan Czajkowski - QC Specialist Manager, SQS Sweden, Sweden Chapter Leader
Mostafa Moussavi
- Technical Tester, SEB Sweden, Sweden Chapter Leader
Mark Laird
- IMSL Group Technical Architect, Steria Group, BSM SIG Leader

Nominated for Champion of the Year:
Naveen Chhabra - Cloud Solutions Architect, HP Software, New Delhi (India) Chapter Leader
Andreas Birk
- Founder and Principal Consultant, Software.Process.Management, Testing, Quality, and ALM SIG Leader
René de Vleeschauwer - Managing Director, IKAN, Belgium Chapter Leader
Violet Seah - Regional Marketing Professional, HP Software

Nominated for Speaker of the Year:
Richard Bywater - Technical Account Director, Infuse Consulting Group, UK Chapter Member
Mark Laird - IMSL Group Technical Architect, Steria Group, BSM SIG Leader
Prasad Yalcari - Associated IT Consultant, ITC INFOTECH INDIA LIMITED, Bangalore Chapter Member
Ian Bromehead - SR Product Marketing Manager, HP Software

The award winners will be revealed and celebrated at the Vivit Leader Dinner at HP Discover on Monday evening, December 9th, in Barcelona, Spain at:

Restaurant Sagardi Bcn Gòtic 
c/ Argenteria, 62

HP Discover Barcelona Event Calendar 2013





December 9
















Leader Dinner

Sagardi BCN Gotic

c/ Argenteria, 62


Tel. + 34 933199993

December 10

Vivit Booth Open


Discover Opening Keynote session,

Hall 6


Prize Drawing

Vivit Booth


Welcome reception in Discover Zone,
Hall 4, 5


December 11

Vivit Booth Open


Prize Drawing

Vivit Booth


Vivit Leader and HP Lunch Meeting

Fira Convention Center, Hall CC8,
Room 8.24 A/B

12:00 – 13:00

Discover Keynote Session,

Hall 6


Prize Drawing

Vivit Booth


Discover celebration


December 12

Vivit Booth Open


Prize Drawing

Vivit Booth


Vivit Quarterly Leader Meetings

The recording of the last Vivit Quarterly Leader Meeting in November is now available for you at the Chapter and SIG Leader Group Pages, in the Vivit Chapter/SIG Leader Meeting Archive. Here is a link directly to the recording:

The next Vivit Chapter/SIG Leaders Quarterly Leader Meetings have been scheduled. Join us for updates, news and best practices. We hope you can attend these virtual meetings that will be held on Thursday, February 13 in the form of a Webinar.

February 13, 2014
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM ET
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM CT
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM MT
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM PT

To register, go to:

February 13, 2014

6:00 - 7:00 AM - ET
12:00 - 13:00 CET

15:00 - 16:00 MSK
16:30 - 17:30 IST
22:00 - 23:00 AEST

To register, go to: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/144329534

BrightTALK Summits

Vivit is using the webinar platform, BrightTALK, www.brighttalk.com, in addition to the Go To Meeting platform. The BrightTALK platform holds specific topic Summits. The Summits would have you organize a one hour webinar w/ presenter(s) (40-45 minute presentation and 15-20 minutes for questions), just the same as a Vivit webinar. If you are interested, please contact Stephanie Konkoy (stephanie_konkoy@vivit-worldwide.org) or Annemarie Stuiver (annemarie_stuiver@vivit-worldwide.org) and tell us which Summit you would like to participate in and/or if you have any questions.

This is the list of the Q3/Q4 BrightTALK Summit series, schedule and topics:

BrightTALK ™ 2014 Editorial Calendar

Enterprise architecture (Data Center, Storage, Networks, Cloud, Virtualization)
1/15/2014 Back-up and Archiving
1/22/2014 Virtualization Management
2/12/2014 Data Center Efficiency
2/18/2014 Storage Networking
2/19/2014 Network Infrastructure
2/20/2014 Network Virtualization
3/12/2014 Private and Hybrid Cloud
3/19/2014 Data Center Monitoring
4/9/2014 Big Data Storage
4/16/2014 Open Source Cloud Computing
4/17/2014 Open Source Networking
5/14/2014 Data Center Transformation
5/21/2014 Cloud Management
6/11/2014 Enterprise Storage
6/122014 Storage Virtualization
6/25/2014 Data Center Infrastructure Management
7/16/2014 Network and Wireless Infrastructure
7/17/2014 Desktop Virtualization
7/23/2014 Infrastructure-as-a-Service
8/13/2014 Virtualization Optimization
8/20/2014 Storage: SAN, NAS
8/21/2014 SAN, NAS, LAN
9/10/2014 Platform-as-a-Service
9/17/2014 Data Center Convergence
9/18/2014 Converged Storage
10/15/2014 Cloud Infrastructure
10/16/2014 Cloud Storage
10/22/2014 Data Center Design
11/11-12/2014 Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC Week)
11/13/2014 Software-Defined Networking (SDDC Week)
11/13/2014 Software-Defined Storage (SDDC Week)
11/19/2014 Data Center Facilities Management
12/9/2014 Server Virtualization
12/10/2014 Storage Networking
12/11/2014 Network Performance Management

IT service management
1/15/2014 Emerging Trends and Technologies in ITSM
1/16/2014 ITSM Tools Demo Day
2/6/2014 Change, Configuration and Release Management
3/12/2014 Service Management and Automation
4/9/2014 Service Catalog and Request Management
5/15/2014 Service Desk Management
6/19/2014 Problem and Incident Management
7/16/2014 IT Monitoring and Metrics in ITSM
8/13/2014 Change, Configuration and Release Management
9/10/2014 Continual Service Improvement

Business intelligence
1/22/2014 Hadoop Summit
2/19/2014 Self-Service BI and Analytics
3/19/2014 Data Science
4/09/2014 BI and Big Data Analytics
4/9/2014 Big Data Storage
5/14/2014 Cloud and Mobile Analytics
6/18/2014 Unstructured Data and Analytics
7/23/2014 Real-time Analytics
8/20/2014 Open Source Analytics
9/17/2014 Visual Data Discovery

IT security
1/22/2014 Risk-Based Security
2/19/2014 Network Security (Network Week)
3/12/2014 Advanced Threat Protection
4/9/2014 Big Data Security (Big Data Week)
5/14/2014 Cloud and Virtualization Security
6/18/2014 Hackers and Threats

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