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What is Agile? Attitude.

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By:  Michael Carew, Agile Coach, Hewlett Packard Company

 

Do you understand Agile?  It depends on your attitude . . .

The Business Impact of HP Mobile Testing Services (VIDEO)

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Featuring:  Parminder Sohal, Director of Mobile Innovation, Hewlett Packard Company

 

Can you calculate the impact of mobility on your company? Perhaps you have legitimate concerns about your mobile strategy?  Partnering with HP Mobile Testing Services teams may be a perfect solution to get you "mobile" without the risks and security concerns.  Click on "Read Blog Article" below to watch a short video to learn more . . .

Video! - Introducing Testing as a Service (Taas)

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Featuring:  Alex Martins, TaaS Capability and Business Development Leader, Hewlett Packard Company

 

Catch the latest introduction to HP's Testing as a Service solutions in this short video posted on Youtube

HP’s Enterprise Applications Services Wraps Up Successful HP Discover 2013 in Barcelona

blog - Chris K Discover Barcelona recap with Discover logo iStock_000014421893XSmall.jpg.pngAt HP Discover last week, the Enterprise Applications Services team was able to demonstrate to the world how HP is delivering on the promise of innovation for SAP, Oracle, and BPaaS solutions, through a full agenda of presentations, client meetings, analyst engagements, and other solution demonstrations.

Simulate the Future of a Business-Driven IT

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By:  Daniel Amor, EMEA Lead for Application Modernisation, Hewlett Packard Company

 

Imagining the future is not always easy. HP has developed a methodology to see your transformed future in a day.

HP leaders discuss OneHP approach to SAP HANA [VIDEO]

blog - Chris & Eric Discover iStock_000016891055XSmall.jpgAt HP Discover last week, HP leaders, Chris Kleineberg and Eric Martorell, discussed HP’s end to end approach for SAP HANA.  Watch the video to learn about exciting new services and infrastructure offerings that will provide competitive advantage and instant business value to customers.

Who is servin' up the hottest Mobile/Cloud/Custom app solutions?

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By:  A.J. Murray, Applications Development and Testing Services, Enterprise Services, Hewlett Packard Company

Featuring:  Alan Forand, Enterprise Testing Consultant, Hewlett Packard Company

 

Having just returned from the Gartner Applications Architecture Development and Integration (AADI) summit in Las Vegas the application development industry is a-buzz about everything Mobile, Cloud, Security and the whole new style of IT.  The really groovy conversation note was that during the conference, each conversation had a way of coming back back to the fundamentals - Application Development, Application Testing,  Architecture, Design and Integration.  Its appearant, the way forward is to have a solid grasp of where we've been!  Take a quick read of this blog, and follow up with us as we share more from this conference in the near future!

More "Likes" with HP

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By:  Daniel Amor, EMEA Lead for Application Modernisation, Hewlett Packard Company

 

In yesterday's keynote session George Khadifa spoke with Facebook's CIO Tim Campos about how Facebook is using HP Technology to make Facebook an even better social place to meet.

The journey to the cloud with new CSA 4.0

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By: Daniel Amor, EMEA Lead for Application Modernisation, Hewlett Packard Company

 

The third day of HP Discover kicks off with more exciting service and product announcements, including the latest release of HP Cloud Service Automation product, HP CSA 4.0,and HP Hybrid Cloud Management solution.

From Oslo to London - Using HP's Enterprise Cloud Services

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By:  Daniel Amor, EMEA Lead for Application Modernisation, Hewlett Packard Company

 

Day 2 at HP Discover provided a lot of new insights, including an interesting example when Seadrill, the offshore drilling company, decided to move its headquarters from Norway to London.

Moving to Cloud Business Services

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By:  Daniel Amor, EMEA Lead for Application Modernisation, Hewlett Packard Company

 

In yesterday's keynote Meg Whitman said that according to research 75% of IT will be delivered out of some form of cloud in 2016. How do we get there?

Successful businesses run optimised applications

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By:  Daniel Amor, EMEA Lead for Application Modernisation, Hewlett Packard Company

 

Day 1 at HP Discover in Barcelona was exciting. With lots of new services, products and key customer references to show how application transformation can make a difference to the business of a company.

HP to showcase SAP solutions at DISCOVER 2013, including HANA, Cloud, Mobility and CRM

blog - Discover SAP - iStock_000026445143XSmall.jpgAt HP Discover this week, HP Enterprise Services will conduct a series of presentations and demonstrations of its SAP portfolio.  Special focus will be paid to HANA, Cloud, Mobility and CRM solutions.

Focus on Fundamentals (#15) – How to Pick the Right COTS Product

Balancing rock.jpgBy: James (Jim) R. Hughes, Global Business Analysis Capability Leader, Hewlett Packard Company

 

Here are 7 Steps for identifying, evaluating and selecting the right COTS product that will best meet your business needs.

High-performance customer segmentation with SAP CRM on HANA

blog - Martin Peterson - UCC iStock_000029087642XSmall.jpgHP and SAP University Competence Center Magdeburg successfully delivered a customer segmentation showcase for automotive industry.  This project included the high-performance segmentation on five million customer records with SAP CRM on SAP HANA.  Learn more …

Apps on Taps at HP Discover in Barcelona

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By:  Daniel Amor, EMEA Lead for Application Modernisation, Hewlett Packard Company

 

HP Discover has come to Barcelona and has a lot of fresh ideas and innovation on the topic of application transformation.

The next level of CRM – customer intelligence & relationship marketing 2.0

blog - Martin - CRM Discover iStock_000023635716 xSmall.jpgAt HP Discover this week, HP and SAP will present live demonstrations of SAP Customer Engagement Intelligence, powered by SAP HANA.  Learn how to gain higher customer loyalty and profitability.

The 5 R’s of transformation to cloud and SOA platforms

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With the acceleration and adoption of cloud and service-oriented architecture (SOA) platforms, you face more complex and pressing integration challenges. Current-generation integrations may require planning for Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) applications, cloud-based web services, mobility services, enterprise social media capabilities, and more.

 

As cloud continues to emerge, there are clear and compelling reasons to take a more formal approach to applications integration and transformation. Certainly, the benefits of cloud-based capabilities are increasingly well known.

How relevant is your enterprise architecture to the New Style of IT?

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By:  John Bennett, Applications Transformation Marketing, Enterprise Services, Hewlett Packard Company

 

The pace of innovation and change associated with the new style of IT requires both Enterprise Architecture (EA) and governance methods that not only keep you in the game, but give you a good chance of winning it.

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  • Business Development leader for HP’s Testing Practice in Americas and TaaS Global Capability Leader
  • Anthony works in the ES Apps Enterprise APJ . He is a self-motivated and well-disposed individual. He is a certified SAP FICO consultant. He has over twenty years industry experience in business transformation and Information Technology consulting (SAP). With excellent, interpersonal and communication skills, Anthony is able to influence and motivate at all levels. An empathic team player, He derives fulfilment in contributing towards others' development. Anthony possesses good analytical and problem-solving skills. He is a quick thinker, remains calm under pressure, handles multiple tasks, and accomplishes objectives with excellent time management. He is flexible and accustomed to meeting high standards and deadlines. Anthony possesses practical knowledge of business processes and concepts and has a keen eye for detail. He is aware of the importance of an effective system and quality management.
  • Bryan Coapstick is the Director of Mobile Innovation at HP. In this role, he is responsible for driving strategic mobility initiatives and key industry partnerships to enable clients the ability to leverage the mobile channel to effectively reach their customers. Bryan’s expertise lies with several Fortune 200 companies in both public and private sectors that focus on business technology and emerging strategies. Bryan demonstrates innovative leadership though public speaking, panel discussions and blogging on the various ways mobility is changing our daily lives.
  • Benjamin Romberg has over twenty five years experience in the IT industry, the last twelve of which have been as a testing professional. He has experience as a test analyst, performance tester, automation specialist, test lead, test manager, test consultant and test executive. He has worked on all types of testing engagements ranging from small web based applications through to core system upgrades. Benjamin holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Genetics, a Post Graduate Degree in Software Engineering and an Executive Masters in Business Administration. Benjamin now leads HP’s Testing and Quality Assurance Practice in Asia Pacific and Japan.
  • Over the past 5 years, I have participated in the different stages of delivering Microsoft Enterprise Applications to customers as large as 40.000 concurrent users across Europe with a focus on the public and call center sector. During this period, I worked in numerous technical (lead) and business consultant roles. Using this experience, I am currently a certified Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 expert which specializes in guiding enterprise customers and implementation teams through the process of implementing Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011.
  • Craig has been with HP for 10 years working on the solutioning side as a Solution Architect. Primarily works with Microsoft technologies and has for the better part of 16 years. This past year Craig has worked mostly with Windows AZURE and the mobility side of Windows Phone 7/8 and Android.
  • Master Business Consultant and Distinguished SE with 35+ years of IT experience, specializing in SOA and Integration.
  • Daniel Amor (EMEA, AMOD, Cloud, Portals, Web Apps and SOA domain expert): Daniel has designed, won, led and delivered large-scale, complex applications-related projects by acting as a trusted advisor to clients. Daniel conducts regular training and client-facing sessions, and he has authored six books and numerous articles in European and US-based magazines and newspapers on IT change. He is a regular lecturer and he speaks on Portals, E-Business and Cloud.
  • Global HP Microsoft Business Applications Practice. Microsoft Dynamics CRM subject matter expert. Based in Manchester, United Kingdom. @DarrenCRM on Twitter
  • Solutions Architect working at HP since 2002 with focus on Applications Modernization, located at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Managing Consulting specialising in Business Transformation and Value Management for Defence, Healthcare, Public Sector, Criminal Justice and Telecommunications.
  • Guido Arndt is since May 1997 business consultant and project manager @ Hewlett Packard Enterprise Services. Main focus is strategic and organizational alignment of logistics, sales and production processes in the automotive and manufacturing industry as well as business performance projects in finance and telecommunication industry. Guido has experience as change agent and transformation manager in people-driven merger & aquisition projects focusing government, consulting firms, manufacturing plants and consumer brands.
  • Horia Slușanschi serves as an Agile Coach leading the HP Agile Mentoring Office and the HP Software Engineering Profession. He is passionate about helping teams and leaders to find joy in work in the pursuit of customer delight.
  • CISSP, Open CA Master Architect Technical Consultant with 28+ years of IT experience specializing in Application Security, Solution Architecture, Portals, Social Business, and Integration
  • Jim has been with HP for 33 years and currently leads a global Strategic Capabilities Management team, with a specific focus on Business Analysis and Configuration Management. Jim also manages a team within the US State, Local, and Education division of HP. He was a member of the IIBA committee that created a Business Analyst Competency Model and he participated in the development of IEEE standards. Jim graduated from Harvard University, the University of British Columbia, and Ottawa Theological Hall. He currently lives in Toronto, Canada.
  • SAP Technologist from APPS GD SAP Practice - Manila covering SAP NetWeaver EP, SAP Mobility and general SAP solutions.
  • WW product marketing manager for HP Applications Modernization and Transformation Consulting Services. 35+ years of IT technology and services experience.
  • Laurence has over 35 years experience in the IT industry and has spent 27 years delivering knowledge management (and before that became fashionable, Artificial Intelligence and knowledge-based systems) transformation projects to clients in Government, Industry, Manufacturing and Telecomms industries. He has developed and implemented knowledge management (KM) strategies for HP's clients and for business areas in HP (for BPO and for our Consulting business) and believes that KM strategy is essential for an effective KM practice.
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  • Lori Lewis leads Global Digital and Integrated Marketing for the Applications and Business Services division in HP’s Enterprise Services. The organization is focused on providing clients with enterprise applications services and solutions to solve some of their most pressing business problems. For over 2 decades, she has championed innovative communication approaches to drive and grow market share and build motivated, empowered teams. She is a compelling, passionate ambassador of the art and science of marketing and the amazing results it can achieve when done with integrity and passion. Ms. Lewis’ credentials, track record, and enthusiasm are essential ingredients her team relies on as they work together to establish HP as the undisputed leader in information management and analytics services.
  • Microsoft Dynamics CRM solution architect, C# developer, MBA, husband, father, Auburn man. Follow me on Twitter @lucas_is.
  • CRM enthusiast, avid techie
  • More than 10 years of experience in developing effective and innovative marketing and communication strategies. Recently I have studied the effects of social media and disruptive technology on business, marketing, and culture. Follow me on Twitter: @micaelaraimondi
  • Agile Champion and coach. Passion in software development using lean and agile techniques. Software is a people business!!
  • Have 11 years of experience in SAP Consulting, Solutioning and Account management.
  • Parminder Sohal is the Director of Mobile Innovation at HP. In this role, he is responsible for driving strategic mobility initiatives, key industry partnerships and relationships to enable clients to leverage the mobile channel to both extend their brands and more effectively reach their customers, constituents, partners, and employees. Parminder is an active participant in various industry advisory councils to help government and industry exchange information and collaboration on technology issues in various industries. Parminder is also a member of HP Mobility and Testing Global Technical Console team.
  • Ragavendran has Widespread experience in Functional Consulting Microsoft Dynamics CRM solutions across various domains- Banking &Financial Services , FMCG, Travel & Transport and across various geographies such as USA, Asia pacific & Oceania
  • I have over 20 years of I.T. experience predominantely in applications development. In addition to my I.T. experience I spent 7 years as the Director of Store Services at Canada's third largest grocery retailer.
  • Shafraz Nasser is the Lead Microsoft CRM Architect with HP Enterprise Services in the South Pacific Microsoft Dynamics Practice. His focus is on selling, architecting and overseeing delivery of Microsoft Dynamics CRM based implementations within New Zealand.
  • Shefali Dua is leading Worldwide BPaaS Strategy & Solution Innovation team at HP Enterprise Services as the Solution Innovation Manager. Her focus is currently assisting in planning and delivery of industry solutions for verticals like social media, big data, mobility and security on the HP Enterprise Cloud offerings for CRM Technologies.
  • Steve Petruno is a Product Manager for HP’s Global Oracle Services with over 24 years experience in the Information Technology industry, project Management, Human Resources, Payroll and Benefits, ERP implementations, upgrades, acquisitions and divestitures.
  • I have worked for HP as a business consultant for seven years, providing process, strategy and business transformation advice in the Financial Services and UK Government sectors. As part of this I have used Lean and Continuous Improvement techniques to assess and improve business performance, ensure regulatory compliance and improve environmental sustainability.
  • Tom is the Global Product Marketing lead for HP's Cloud Applications Services. Tom has over 20 years of experience in information technology and a proven track record for implementing innovative client solutions in several industries including government, healthcare, and telecommunications. He thrives on developing services and solutions which result in business process improvement through greater systems efficiency.
  • Vijay Seetharaman is an Enterprise Architect within HP Enterprise Services - Industry Transformation Consulting practice, focusing on Cloud and Mobility
  • An Enterprise Architect who is interested in everything to do with data management and analytics.
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