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Leader Updates - February 2013
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Friday, February 08, 2013 11:00
Vivit Leadership Training

The slide deck and webinar recording from the Vivit Leadership training on how to work with HP for your Chapter or Special Interest Group from Friday, January 25, can be found at: http://www.vivit-worldwide.org/members/group_content_view.asp?group=79944&id=141107.

If you would like to survey your Chapter/SIG members to get ideas of where your member's talents and interest are, go to: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/Z6J3GZR for a sample survey you can use. The survey results will help you to plan your meeting agendas.


Quarterly Chapter/SIG Leader Meeting
The slide deck and meeting recordings from the EMEA/APJ and Americas quarterly Chapter/SIG Leader meetings from Wednesday, February 6 are viewable and available on the Vivit website.

        Meeting Agenda

  • New stats!
  • Partnership Vivit & HP Marketing and ExpertOne
  • Leader training initiatives
  • Tips & Tricks
  • Vivit updates: BrightTalk & Knock a Little Louder
  • Award Nominations
  • Advanced training at HP Discover Las Vegas
  • Q&A



Update Your Chapter/SIG Pages
We would like to ask you to update your Chapter and SIG pages with information about your Chapter/SIG you think is important and about the focus of your groups if you have not done so already this new year. Appreciate your help!



Nominate your fellow Vivit Members/Leaders/Colleagues for any of the Vivit Americas 2013 Awards

(Please share this with your Chapter/SIG members and spread the word.)

  • Leader of the Year
  • Champion of the Year
  • Speaker of the Year

Vivit is recognizing the outstanding contributions of Vivit members as leaders, advocates, and innovators. Please take a moment to nominate someone for any or all of the awards by April 26, 2013. Your input matters.

 

  • Leader of the Year
    Have your worldwide Special Interest Group or Local Chapter Leaders organized valuable community-building, educational, and advocacy services to your Vivit group(s)? Have they positively impacted you?
  • Champion of the Year
    Who in the Americas HP Software ecosystem has displayed outstanding efforts to advance or grow the Vivit community? HP Software Partners, employees, clients, consultants, and end users are eligible.
  • Speaker of the Year
    Do you have a speaker that presented at a Vivit chapter or webinar event that stood out? Vivit members who are end users are eligible.

Vivit will present the awards and recognize the winners and nominees at HP Discover in Las Vegas, June 10-13, 2013. Past winners are not eligible for the same award. Vivit Board and staff members are not eligible for the awards. Nominations for the EMEA region will take place in September 2013.

Nominate Here:  http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/2WTJ93V



HP Discover 2013 Las Vegas
The next HP Discover event takes place at The Venetian │The Palazzo in Las Vegas, June 11-13, 2013. Vivit is your source for HP Software sessions, advanced training, and community-building opportunities. Plus, all active Vivit members will save $300 off registration.  (Please share this with your Chapter/SIG members and spread the word.) 

 Attend Vivit Advanced Training while at HP Discover

We are offering 4-hour, deep dive courses that provide real-world implementation experiences and examples from practitioners who are in the field solving business problems with HP Software tools every day. This is a great opportunity to advance professionally.

     Planned courses include:

  • Deep Dive into UFT 11.5
  • Deep Dive into ALM 11.5
  • HP ALM: Best Practice Templates and Intelligent Reporting
  • Modern Data Protection with HP
  • Deep VMware Monitoring with HP Operations Manager
  • uCMDB v10: What's New and Advanced uCMDB Discover Script Development using uCMDB Web-Services
  • BSM Service Intelligence Suite: The 5th Dimension of APM
  • Mobile Application Development – a short tutorial using HP Anywhere
  • Mobile Functional Testing –with UFT Mobile
  • Mobile Performance Testing
  • Next Generation Test Automation

You'll be able to add a course to your HP Discover registration soon for only $99. Stay tuned for the date, time, location, and registration launch.

     Get $300 off HP Discover admission

Join us at HP Discover 2013 in Las Vegas and enjoy $300 off the regular $1795 USD admission price if you are a Vivit member with an active account. Simply register for HP Discover using:

  • registration code Vivit

     Need help? Contact us.

     Show me more: http://h30614.www3.hp.com/discover/home?jumpid=ex_r11754_go_discover



Vivit Updates – "Knock a Little Louder”

We want to make sure our records are up to date so that we can provide relevant services and content to help you succeed. (Please share this with your Chapter/SIG members and spread the word.)


Update and complete all *required in your profile.
and you'll automatically be entered into the prize drawings to win a pair of Beats by Dr. Dre Solo.


The sooner you update your profile, the more chances you have to win!


Update Your Profile:

Member sign-in required. In order for your profile changes to be recorded, don't forget to click on the "Save Changes" button at the bottom of your profile page.  

Drawings will take place on:

  • March 1, 2013
  • April 1, 2013
  • May 1, 2013

Need help? Contact us.

Conditions and restrictions: To enter into the drawings to win a pair of Beats headphones by Dr. Dre Solo, make sure all the required fields in the Edit Bio section of your profile are complete before each drawing date. Once you update your profile and save the changes, you will be entered into all remaining prize drawings. One random drawing for a pair of Beats by Dr. Dre Solo will be conducted on March 1, 2013, April 1, 2013, and May 1, 2013. Chances of winning depend on the number of entrants.



New Webinar Platform
Vivit is moving to a new webinar platform, BrightTALK, www.brightalk.com. Would you be interested in presenting a webinar at one of BrightTALK's Summits? Listed below are the Summit dates and topics. Please let Stephanie Konkoy, stephanie_konkoy@vivit-worldwide.org, know if you would like to participate.

     Summits:

    
     IT infrastructure and operations

     2/13/2013                                               Virtualization and Cloud Management

     3/13/2013                                               Big Data Management

     4/17/2013                                               Cloud Infrastructure

     5/15/2013                                               Data Center Transformation

     6/12/2013                                               Enterprise Storage

     IT service management

     2/27/2013                                              Service Desk Management

     3/20/2013                                              Emerging Technologies in ITSM

     3/21/2013                                              ITSM Tools

     4/10/2013                                             Service Catalog

     5/15/2013                                             Service Management in the Cloud

     6/12/2013                                             Change, Configuration and Release Management

     IT security

     2/6/2013                                               Mobile Security

     3/13/2013                                             Advanced Threat Protection

     4/17/2013                                            Application Security and Monitoring

     5/15/2013                                            Cloud and Virtualization Security

     6/12/2013                                            Hackers and Threats


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