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Three ways for you to get ahead and deliver quality mobile apps

If you are like everyone else, you’re trying to figure out how to deal with all these new mobile projects and new technologies.   You’re being asked to test apps on phones, tablets, and maybe even build apps.  At this year’s HP Discover, we have a great opportunity for you to get some ‘spring training’ Keep reading to find out how you can maximize the value of your time in Vegas.  This is one of the good bets in Vegas  :-)

Learn to love ART again...let HP ALM be your art museum and bring out your creative inner self.

How do you ease the transition from HP Quality Center (QC) to HP Application Lifecycle Management (ALM)? We posed this question to Susan Merriman who plays a lead role in HP Software’s global Education team. She helps organizations create effective enablement programmes. Susan shows how one customer, Open Grid, used an innovative learning tool to prepare its people to drive the most value from the company’s investment in HP ALM.


Keep reading to find out how Open Grid is using HP Adoption Readiness Tool (ART) to make the most of its HP ALM deployment.

Automation Testing: Why are we making it so complex? Part 3: Just the automation facts ma’am

BSP_Pict.jpgWith more and more test automation inside companies now, why has the automation itself become so complex?  It almost rivals the system it is testing. 


Here we will talk about the issues with complexity, the pitfalls of this approach and why the ‘Keep it Simply Simple’ style of automation development needs to be resurrected and embraced.  Today I want to talk about what we should be asking from our teams for us to begin automation.

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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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