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In the Software Education blog, you’ll get updates and insights into it training strategies for software professionals.

The training disconnect - Part 1 of 2

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HP training evangelist and guest education blogger, Jeanette Jacobs, explains that while training is essential for users to get the most from software, there’s a perception in some quarters that it can be cut if budgets tighten. In this, the first of a two-part blog, Jeanette looks at the reasons as to why training may fall down the agenda. And in her next post, she gives her views on what can be done to ensure that users get the training they need to make the most of your software investments. 




HP Discover 2012 – Disney’s insight into IT training is a star attraction

hp_discover_2012.gifWith 9,000 delegates attending HP Discover 2012 in Frankfurt, Susan Merriman, WW Leader of Emerging Technologies for HP Software Education, is still buzzing from the event. With HP Discover always a high point on the European tech industry’s calendar, Susan provides her thoughts and perspectives on the show. Her insights include feedback on her joint presentation with Disney’s Mike Randall and the common training issues that cropped up in Susan’s discussions with customers at the event.


Learning from and with customers at HP Discover 2012

susan_merriman.jpgWith less than a month  to go until HP Discover 2012 in Frankfurt, Susan Merriman, WW Leader of Emerging Technologies, HPSW Education, is getting excited. One of the industry’s most anticipated conferences, Discover features high-profile speakers, product demonstrations and customer case studies. This year Susan will discuss education best practices in a case study presentation with Disney’s Mike Randall.  

The mobile device explosion—How it’s affecting the way we learn

Tracy Peterson.jpgThe mobile device market is the fastest growing industry ever. Smartphones and tablets are changing the way we teach, learn and access information. In this guest blog, Tracy Peterson, Director of WW Learning Solutions, HPSW Education, speaks to Susan Merriman, WW Leader of Emerging Technologies, HPSW Education about whether there remains a place for traditional training techniques amid the new technologies.

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  • Dr. James Borderick presently operates as the World-Wide Innovation Program Manager and Big Data Portfolio Lead within HP Software Education, driving strategy and alignment to the wider Big Data story, whilst maintaining world-class customer satisfaction and net promoter scores.
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  • Mary (@maryrasmussen_) is the worldwide product marketing manager for HP Software Education. She has 20+ years of product marketing, product management, and channel/alliances experience. Mary joined HP in 2010 from an early-stage SaaS company providing hosted messaging and mobility services. Mary has a BS in Computer Science and a MBA in Marketing.
  • Areas of expertise include project/portfolio management, software education and application lifecycle management
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