Applications Services Blog
Get the latest thought leadership and information about the role of Applications Services in an increasingly interconnected world at the HP Blog Hub.

Displaying articles for: December 2013

What is Agile? Attitude.

Agile graphic - concentric circles.png

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)

 Magic tablet.jpg


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)


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

issues parking lot.jpg

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?

Serving tray.png

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


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

White board.jpg

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

big powerpoint slide.jpg

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

Picture from Discover Barcelona.jpg

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


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.

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

Apps Trans sign.jpg

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

By Amita Jadhav, Master Business Consultant, Hewlett-PackardCloud_Integration.jpg


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?


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.

Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Do you mean 
Follow Us

About the Author(s)
  • Mobility and Workplace Solutions Workplace Management Services Workplace Support Services
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Jim Judge currently leads Digital and Mobile products strategy within HP Enterprise Services. He is a seasoned senior product management and marketing executive that has built and led high-performance teams designing and delivering enterprise products and services into Global 2000 and Government clients. He has more than 20 years’ experience in mobility, data and cloud-based management technologies. Previously, Jim was the HP Enterprise Services Global Offering Manager for Mobility Management and Virtualization services. Before joining HP, he spent 14 years as a founding principal of Cambridge Consulting, working with Fortune 500 vendors and users on their SaaS, mobility and system software products. His clients included HP, Nokia, AT&T, Oracle, VMWare, Citrix and Microsoft. Judge holds a BA from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and a Masters in Business from Wake Forest University with a concentration in IT Systems Management. He is also an Adjunct Professor, having taught services marketing in the graduate program at Wake Forest University School of Business. He resides in Greensboro, NC, with his wife and three children.
  • Global product marketing manager for HP Enterprise Services SAP Services
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
The opinions expressed above are the personal opinions of the authors, not of HP. By using this site, you accept the Terms of Use and Rules of Participation.