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Chapter Meeting - July 2011
Posted by Mark Ford
Thursday, July 21, 2011 17:05
Vivit Carolinas Chapter Meeting Survey Results - July 2011

Meeting attendees: 14

Survey Responses: 10 (paper survey)


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  • 10:00 - 10:15 - Welcome & Announcements
  • 10:15 - 10:45 - HP Discover 2011 highlights
  • 10:45 - 11:30 - OM/PI/CMDB Integration - Eric Plunk - Duke Energy
  • 11:30 - 12:15 - QC/QTP Automation Best Practices - Naveen Jogi - Keane, Inc (TIAA-CREF)
  • 12:15 - 12:45 - Lunch
  • 12:45 - 13:00 - New Vivit Website tour
  • 13:00 - 13:55 - Breakout Q & A Roundtable Sessions (ALM/QC, QTP, OPS)
  • 13:55 - 14:00 - Door prize drawing


Eric Plunk started using Trend 3.6.1 as an administrator in 2001 at Allegiance Telecom in Dallas, TX.  He began using Performance Insight 4.0 and 4.5 after HP bought Trinagy (the developer of Trend 3.6.1).  Eric joined PerVigil in August 2004 and began consulting on Performance Insight projects.  (The co-founders of PerVigil came from Trinagy.)  He also taught HP’s Admin 1 & 2 classes for Performance Insight from 2005 to 2009.  Eric joined Duke Energy in 2009, where he uses PI to deliver meaningful server data to server administrators and application groups.

The purpose of Eric’s demonstration is to show the capability of PI and how it is being used at Duke Energy.  Eric integrated PI with Reporter, Operations Manager, Duke Energy’s Asset CMDB, and EMC StorageScope database.  The performance data comes from a customized version of the System Resource report pack.

Naveen Jogi (who goes by Jogi) has worked with HP automation tools at Keane Inc, Bangalore since 2005. He is the chief architect for the Open2Test automation framework ( developed on QTP, Selenium, and TestPartner which won Information week's "Top Innovation" award in 2009.  Jogi has implemented test automation solutions using HP tools for Finance, Manufacturing, Healthcare, and hospitality domains. He is currently working as a Sr Testing Tools Administrator at TIAA-CREF (Charlotte) since 2009.

The purpose of Jogi's presentation is to present successful automation strategies that have provided quicker ROI and best practices leveraging upon the new features of QC/QTP.


The meeting will be held at Ingersoll Rand's Davidson Campus.  We will meet in the Edison Room in the Herbert L. Henkel Learning Center (Bldg. C).


     Orasi,    E-View,    Ingersoll Rand

Orasi is an Atlanta-based software reseller and professional services company focused on enterprise software quality testing. An HP Software Elite Partner, Orasi resells and offers certified consulting services for HP’s Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) suite of tools. In addition, Orasi is an authorized HP Support Partner, providing responsive, US-based support for HP’s ALM suite. Orasi also has achieved Gold Level Partner status for providing HP solution services at SAP client sites.

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