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Displaying articles for: April 2014

You’re Invited! HP #Apps12 Live Tweet-up Chat!

ALM tweet up.pngALM is changing the equation on ways that organizations integrate, automate and collaborate across cross-functional and spatial teams.  It’s a tool that brings together a diversity of minds, from testers, to developers to executive leaders.  Our recent release of HP Apps 12.0 plays a small yet significant role as a part of this shifting technological development and space. 

Size AND quality are possible with ALM 12

With many items in the world you have to decide which is more important to you: quality or quantity. With these items sometimes you require such a large amount, that you sacrifice quality to meet the need.


This is not true with HP Application Lifecycle Management 12.  This new version allows you to have both. It is almost like it is the philosophers' stone— the central symbol of the mystical terminology of alchemy, symbolizing perfection at its finest, enlightenment, and heavenly bliss. Keep reading to find out how software development bliss has been obtained.

HP voyages to Turkey with Service Virtualization and Apps 12

Istanbul HP Forum.jpgI have just returned from an exciting trip to Turkey. We recently held a customer forum in Istanbul, and the event was electric.


It was so exciting to see how IT has grown worldwide. Keep reading to learn how the world has shifted and how we have been there to support the changes.

Agile delivery and Specsavers Optical Group: collaboration, solution and software service

specsavers video.pngYour business has to keep pace with the current speed of software delivery. This is where Agile can help you increase the speed of your processes.


We recently sat down with Specsavers Optical Group Director of IT Applications and Quality, Jason Taylor, and Environmental Delivery Manager, Tim Collins to discuss how HP ALM and the Agile methodology have helped this organization keep pace. Keep reading to find out how Specsavers supply chain has been improved as a result.

The “HP Apps 12 World Tour” kicks off this week in Canada, come see Apps 12 live in action!

Apps 12 bus.jpgYou’ve seen the announcement, heard the news, now come and see what the buzz is about with HP Apps 12, live at one of the major stops on the HP Apps 12 “Quality matters now more than ever” world tour.  We will be at six key events around the world, from STARCanada and STAREast, to Gartner’s AADI event, to HP Discover and Velocity Santa Clara, all between now and end of June.    We will be speaking on trends, technology and best practices and demoing all the new capabilities of HP Apps 12 including Cloud Testing, Continuous Integration and testing, Service and Network Virtualization, and Agile ALM to name a few.

Don’t miss the bus!

The World Quality Report: A Google Hangout perspective

Google Hangouts.jpgThe 2013-2014 World Quality Report (5th edition) highlights the latest trends, information and practices compiled from over 1,500 respondents, which include various industry CIOs, VPs and testing professionals. Recently in a google hangout, I was joined by Marakand Teje, Senior Vice President of Capgemini and Guillaume Runser, the creative genius behind the new WQR benchmarking mobile application.


Come see what we had to say about the report and how you can get a deeper insight into the report.

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  • Brian is a Product Marketing Manager for Application Development Management Solutions with and previously for Project and Application Portfolio Management, with extensive experience in presales and implementation roles.
  • I have more than 12 years in IT, with over 10 years working with the HP Quality Management suite of tools—seven as a Professional Services consultant for Mercury/HP. Additionally, I am the Regional Practice Lead for the Quality Management Strategy and Solutions organization which helps drive inovation in the areas of Best Practices and constancy of delivery.
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  • Kelly has over 20 years experience with enterprise systems and software in individual contributor and manager roles across product management, business development and product marketing. A majority of my focus has been in areas directly related to applications spanning from developer environments, enterprise Java, integration middleware, SOA infrastructure, SOA Governance and now application lifecycle management. Kelly has a B.S. in Computer Science from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo and an MBA from the University of Santa Clara.
  • Malcolm is a functional architect, focusing on best practices and methodologies across the software development lifecycle.
  • Michael Deady is a Pr. Consultant & Solution Architect for HP Professional Service and HP's ALM Evangelist for IT Experts Community. He specializes in software development, testing, and security. He also loves science fiction movies and anything to do with Texas.
  • Backed up with over 20 years of IT experience ranging from Application Development, QA, Product Management and Product Marketing, Ofer Spiegel has acquired deep insight into the intricacies of Enterprise IT and its versatile challenges.
  • HP IT Distinguished Technologist. Tooling HP's R&D and IT for product development processes and tools.
  • 36-year HP employee that writes technical information for HP Software Customers.
  • WW Sr Product Marketing Manager for HP ITPS VP of Apps & HP Load Runner
  • Areas of expertise include project/portfolio management, software education and application lifecycle management
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