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Bring-Your-Own-Self

By Marleen Devondel, Product Marketing Manager, Hewlett-Packard

 

Work is where the worker is

 

No one can ignore that office-based working is on its way out. Consumerization and technology are speeding this up, and you can work from anywhere. Employees happily move between home and the office.

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BYOD (Bring-Your-Own-Device) is on everyone’s lips since it means freedom for employees but headache for the IT department. However, this is just the tip of the iceberg. As an employee, we now bring more than just our own device into the office, and we’re now hearing a whole new series of buzzwords: BYOT (Tools), BYON (Network), BYOA (Apps)… BYOS (Bring-Your-Own-Self).

Earth Insights – Healing the planet through Big Data innovation (Discover 2014 Las Vegas)

EarthInsights.jpgJonathan Dove,Managing Director and Practice Lead for HP’s Transformation and Modernization Services in the Americas

 

Technology has transformed virtually every corner of human life. But it hasn’t reached environmental science. Until now.

 

The study of our planet and its ecology requires a phenomenal amount of data … the project currently manages 3 terabytes of biodiversity information; over 1.4 million photographs and over 2 million climate measurements, with a goal to provide near real-time analytics to support scientists and ecologists.

 

Want to know how we do it? Read more below the fold!

HP grows delivery services capability to meet growing MS Dynamics market


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Making mobile and cloud work together (Discover 2014 Las Vegas)

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Jonathan Dove, Managing Director and Practice Lead for HP’s Transformation and Modernization Services in the Americas

 

Franklin Grosvenor, HP Mobile Applications Services Offering Leader

 

You are entering the 3rd era of Enterprise IT

 

Yes – the 3rd era of Enterprise IT.  From an era of IT craftsmanship (solutions lovingly hand crafted by the brightest minds you could find), to an era of industrialization, Enterprise IT has changed dramatically over the decades. And now, the 3rd era (an age of enlightenment?) is upon us. This third era, driven by Disruptive Innovation, is changing both business operating models and user expectations for an enhanced experience. No longer is this just about technology innovation, it’s about IT-enabled business innovation. At its heart, it’s about cloud and mobility. And the more you can get them work together, the more you will succeed in this new era.

 

What can you do? Learn more by clicking on “Read Blog Article” below!

Are your apps ready for the new style of IT? (Discover 2014 Las Vegas)

Discover2014.jpgRam Ponnapalli, Strategist / Director, HP Enterprise Services

 

John Bennett, Transformation Services Marketing, HP Enterprise Services

 

The New Style of IT will drive your New way of Business and your applications will play a major role in transforming your business. You need to exploit the convergence of all the new trends like Mobile, Social, Cloud and Big data to develop new business models and leapfrog your competition. Doing so requires changes in your current applications portfolio.

 

The “plain vanilla application transformation” days are over. You need to enhance your current application portfolio analysis and transformation techniques to address new style of IT impacts and execute a holistic application transformation to efficiently support the emerging business models and increase business value.

 

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Focus on Fundamentals (#21) – Working the Magic through Scope Management

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

 

If you’ve ever had a vine growing in your garden, then you know what a project with an improperly managed scope can look like.

How to shift titanic workloads to the cloud—without sinking (HP Discover 2014 Las Vegas)

Discover2014.jpgHP Discover 2014 – Las Vegas Session featuring:

 

Jim Fanella, Vice President, HP Enterprise Cloud Services

 

Jonathan Dove,Managing Director and Practice Lead for HP’s Transformation and Modernization Services in the Americas

 

How in the world do you survive this - the move to the cloud?

 

Unlike the RMS Titanic, we’re not sailing at night without guidance. We know the icebergs are out there. We know where they are. We know how to avoid them and arrive safely. The question is, do you?

 

Learn more by clicking on “Read Blog Article” below!

Road to Profitable Customer e-Experience

blog - shefali - CX -.jpgTime to throw out the old playbook.

Need assistance to establish a world class experience for your customers.

What are the ground rules to profitable engagements?

How is nexus of forces change citizen outreach?

Wondering what does it take to achieve cutting edge CX?

Continue reading to find out more.

 Stop by to meet the experts in HP Discover this June 2014 in demo area for Customer Experience and Citizen Engagement area for deep conversations on your strategy.

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Sign up for a Big Data, an Applications or Enterprise Security workshop at Discover 2014 Las Vegas

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

 

I think that’s the single best piece of advice: constantly think about how you could be doing things better and questioning yourself.” Elon Musk

 

Are you challenged to identify your best opportunities to leverage analytics and big data?

 

Do you know what you need to do with your current applications portfolio in order to enable the new style of IT?

 

Have cloud and mobility challenged your enterprise security, and are you sure you have addressed everything you need to?

 

If you would like some expert advice, we will have experienced consultants on hand at Discover 2014 Las Vegas. Click on “Read Blog Article” to learn more!

Analytics and Big Data Workshop – Schedule yours today!

workshop image final.jpgBig data, social media, cloud, and mobility provide astounding opportunities. Yet, these opportunities create complex challenges when it comes to establishing analytics and data management capabilities.

 

Read on to schedule your workshop at HP Discover Las Vegas 2014 and get expert advice on your Analytics and Big Data strategy.

One size does NOT fit all - choose the right modernization strategy! (Video)

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Featuring: Daniel Amor, Lead Transformation Consultant, Hewlett Packard Company

Featuring: Sean O’Leary, Senior Applications Modernization Consultant, Hewlett Packard Company

 

"I suppose it is tempting, if the only tool you have is a hammer, to treat everything as if it were a nail.”Abraham Maslow, The Psychology of Science, 1966

 

What is the right thing to do with that old, recalcitrant, feeble application? Replace it? Retire it? Re-architect it? Re-learn it? Move it to cloud?

 

It depends on what you want from it going forward, not what it meant to you in the past.

 

Click on “Read Blog Article” below to watch an introductory video and learn more.

Wearable Technology and the challenge of Fragmentation

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

 

That old saying, “the clothes make the man” has taken on a literal meaning in this emerging age of Wearable Technology. And it will take a different type of tailor to make sure they fit right.

  

Focus on Fundamentals (#20) – How Efficient and Effective Are Your Business Analysts?

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

 

The old saying, “tell me how you’ll measure me and I’ll tell you what I’ll do” makes the setting of metrics for Business Analysts all the more important.

Software Development Methodology - The Search for Ignorance Reduction

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By: Leroy Mason, A Global Chief Technologist, Hewlett Packard Company

 

If software development is the acquisition of knowledge, then it is also correct to think of it as the reduction of ignorance.

 

The challenge is to navigate from ignorance to knowledge while keeping the customer engaged.

What you should know about investing in Big Data

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By:  Vilas Prabhu, Enterprise Architect, Hewlett Packard Company

 

What does brewing beer have to do with Big Data? Click on “Read Blog Article” below to find out.

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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.
  • 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.
  • 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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