Vivit Keeps Your Membership Data Private

by Mark Ford
Vice Board Director Community Chairperson

Hello everyone, as your Community Director, I would like to give you an update on a topic that has a renewed level of interest recently, especially for our European members: Membership Data.

Vivit has always taken great care of your identifiable member data by keeping it secure and only using it to send you email correspondence. We never share your contact information with anyone, not even Micro Focus or HP/HPE before that. We value you as a Vivit member and we treat your data with the utmost care and respect.

European legislation known as GDPR will take effect in May 2018 and further clarifies how identifiable information can be stored and utilized for citizens of the EU. We are looking into the new policy to make sure Vivit is compliant. GDPR provides good guidelines to follow and other areas of the globe may require them at some point as well. We’ll be implementing the following for our Vivit members in the EU and in most cases, globally as well. This includes:

Professional Development and On-Demand Recordings


by Stephanie Konkoy
Vivit Engagement Director

Need documentation for continued learning or for your job performance management with your boss? Vivit can help! If you have attended Vivit webinars or local user group events, then you received Professional Development points and certificates on the Vivit website. To view your points and certificates once logged into the Vivit website, go to Manage Profile and scroll down to Professional Development found under Content & Features.

Vivit At Micro Focus Universe

Stop by and see Vivit at the Micro Focus Communities Booth, 13-15 March at Universe 2018 in Monaco. 

Upcoming SIG Talks

March 13, 2018
Quality & Testing – Tips and Tricks
9:00 - 10:00 AM PST (Los Angeles), 12:00 AM - 1:00 PM EST (New York), 18:00 - 19:00 CET (Frankfurt)

March 15, 2018
IT Operations - ITSMA/ Hybrid Cloud Management
8:00 - 9:00 AM PST (Los Angeles), 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EST (New York), 17:00 - 18:00 CET (Frankfurt)

Recent SIG Talks

On-Demand Recordings: Quality & Testing – Testing Tools


Spotlight on a Volunteer

Dr. Andreas Birk
Vivit Germany TQA Leader


Upcoming Meeting

March 12, 2018 | Buffalo, New York | REGISTER NOW
Western New York Vivit LUG Coffee Klatch - Testing Focus

Upcoming Webinar

March 28, 2018
8:00 - 9:00 AM PST (Los Angeles), 11:00 AM- 12:00 PM EST (New York), 17:00 - 18:00 CET (Frankfurt)
Accelerate High-Quality App Delivery with the Micro Focus DevOps Suite

Recent Vivit Webinars

Project Portfolio Management: What is New v9.42

How to Build an Efficient Security Operation Center with the ArcSight SIEM

Unlock your ALM Investment – Micro Focus ALM and ALM Octane

Recent Micro Focus Webinars

If you missed a Micro Focus web event, you can view it on Vivit’s website. Vivit now has a landing page with all the recent Micro Focus webinars available on-demand.

News from Micro Focus

Micro Focus Service Management Automation 2018.02 is Available Now

What’s New in Operations Bridge 2018.02

Why IT Software Education Strengthens Your Business

How to Get Started with GDPR

Executive Viewpoint 2018 Prediction: Organizations Will Weigh Both Sides of the GDPR Balance Sheet

Be My Valentine! Complimentary Insights from Customers’ Presentations at ITOM Summit

A Guide for IT Ops: How to Develop Strategic Goals

Webinar, March 21 | What's New in ZENworks Service Desk 7.5?

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