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Get your sun and SAP on in Orlando June 3 -5 with the HP ALM team

Orlando.pngSummer is here and the days are heating up. The same is true in Orlando at the Sapphire Now and ASUG annual conference.


The greatest minds in SAP will be there and of course, our ALM team will be in Orlando to immerse in the latest the SAP realm has to offer. Keep reading to find out how you can meet with us and what you will learn at the event.

Discover the future of quality in Las Vegas

venetian.jpgIn a few short weeks, many of us will be in Las Vegas for HP Discover 2014.  I am looking forward to learning and sharing ideas about quality assurance and software testing with peers, industry experts, and HP technical and business leaders at the event. 


Keep reading to find out what you will experience within the Applications Lifecycle Management track.

STAREast Postcard: Agile’s gone mainstream, musings on methodology, management and a miniseries

Silicon Valley.jpgAt one point Agile development was an early adoption technology. After some recent discussions and observations, I think we are beyond that point.


Keep reading to find out what has helped me come to this conclusion and how a show on HBO helped cement this idea.

Better SAP application quality for less effort—take a deep dive at HP Discover

Discover Deep Dive.pngWhen you integrate IntelliCorp’s LiveCompare into your HP ALM/Quality Center installation, you are able to achieve better quality for less effort.


Keep reading to find out how this is possible and how you can take advantage of this partnership.


Guest Post by Kevin Ko, IntelliCorp

Marketing Specialist

Gartner Application, Architecture, Development and Integration Summit: May 19-20th in London, UK

Gartner Summit.pngApplication strategy and its integration with the digital world is a core issue in order for organizations to keep pace with ever-changing business and IT challenges. The current trends of cloud, mobile, social and information have introduced a greater need for agility in order to manage an application portfolio with increasing complexity.

Automation Testing: LIVE at HP Discover!

Michael ‘Doc’ Deady and Brian ‘No Internet Name’ Palagyi will be together for one session only at HP Discover talking about turning testing out in six easy steps.


Keep reading to find out what happens when the DOC and BP get together on one stage.  Come find out!

DevOps: Knowing everything you can about deployment pipelines


Rolling out DevOps is hard yet extremely beneficial at the same time. How do you get started? I recommend beginning with deployment pipelines.


Keep reading to find out why I think this is so vital. Also, I would love to talk about it with you during HP Discover Las Vegas 2014!


HP Apps 12 Quality Rock Star World Tour Stop #5: Making Quality and Testing Rock in Austin!

quality rock star.jpgThey say that everything’s bigger in Texas, that that held true on last week’s trip to the HP Software Texas User forum in lively downtown Austin.  I had the pleasure of being the track manager for our HP Software Applications track which included lively interactions and three presentations from key customers presenting their big solutions for big quality challenges.  It was thoroughly enjoyable to hear from a variety of our Quality Rock stars! 


From growing a successful Center of Excellence across a global organization, to building and tooling up for the challenge of testing mobile applications, to taming the test automation beast, these industry leaders openly shared their best practices, approaches and leverage of HP ALM, HP Quality Center, and testing solutions to a lively audience of quality and application professionals throughout the Lone Star State.  Let’s take a large helping of their insights and ideas, Texas style…

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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.
  • This account is for guest bloggers. The blog post will identify the blogger.
  • 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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