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Event Details

Date: June 6-10, 2011
Venue: The Palazzo Resort, The Venetian, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Booth number: 420


Event Overview

HP DISCOVER 2011 is the premier event for HP customers and partners such as HP Software Universe alumni, folks from the HP Technology Forum, and HP Technology@Work. It showcases the complete portfolio of HP and partner solutions for the Enterprise. Over 10,000 decision makers with multimillion-dollar yearly IT spends will attend HP DISCOVER for an up-close look at innovations that will shape their IT for the next decade.

Infosys, a Silver Sponsor at HP Discover 2011, in collaboration with HP, showcases its:

1. Next Generation QA Solutions

Infosys’ Testing Solutions practice provides third-party validation solutions that help Global 2000 companies Build Tomorrow’s Enterprise. With over 11,500 professionals, the practice offers services that range from custom validation, to specialized testing and process consulting. Our IP-based solutions further focus on providing strategic differentiation and operational superiority to clients.

2. Core Banking Transformation Solution - Finacle

Finacle™ from Infosys is a robust set of solutions that address the core banking, wealth management, CRM, Islamic banking and treasury requirements of retail, corporate, and universal banks worldwide. Finacle™ solutions also empower banks with multiple sales, service and marketing channels including e-banking, mobile banking and call centers.

3. Healthcare Benefits Exchange - iXchange

Infosys has built a platform that is stitched in by a partner ecosystem to meet the objectives of Health Benefits Exchange mandate set in the U.S. Healthcare Reform Bill. Along with a consortium of partners, we are forming a Healthcare Benefits Exchange that will cater to individual markets, uninsured population and small employers, to manage their health insurance needs. This offering helps the States comply with the mandate at almost zero cost.

4. Smart Infrastructure Management Solution - GridMan

Infosys has deployed a large number of HP BTO products in its GridMan solution. GridMan gives Utilities a single-pane-of -glass-view of the IT and Communications infrastructures underlying Smart Grid. In addition to monitoring and management GridMan enables Utilities to determine the business impact of failures or bottlenecks in infrastructure.


Session Details

TopicSpeakersDate and TimeSession Type
CareFirst BCBS Case Study - Maturing Enterprise QA and Building a TCoE Iteratively through an IT Transformation Journey
Session ID: 7427
Mike Puntumapanitch, Program Manager, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield and Srinivas Polisetty, Testing Practice Lead, Infosys LimitedJune 8, 2011 8:00-9:00 PDTBreakout Session
Baker Hughes' Multi-Technology Testing Center of Excellence Enhances Product Quality and Improves Time to Market
Session ID: 3801
Faisal Asif, Assistant Director, Application, Baker Hughes Incorporated and Jayasundar Rajagopalan, Senior Project Manager, Infosys TechnologiesJune 8, 2011 9:30-10:30 PDTBreakout Session
Accelerate Oracle Siebel Application Testing with Infosys and HP Siebel BPT Solution
Session ID: 7918
Vasudeva Naidu, Practice Engagement Manager, InfosysJune 8, 2011 11:00-11:30 PDTDemo Theater Session
HP and Finacle™ - Universal Banking Partner to Create an Integrated Archival Solution from Infosys for Managing Banking and Financial Institutions
Session ID: 3123
Shridhar Iyengar, Program Manager, HP and Gaurav Mehta, Finacle™, Infosys TechnologiesJune 8, 2011 14:00-15:00 PDTBreakout Session
Making Risk-Based Testing a Reality
Session ID: 3964
Vineet Jha, Senior Test Manager, Infosys Technologies and Vasudeva Naidu, Engagement Manager - Testing Services, Infosys TechnologiesJune 9, 2011 9:30-10:30 PDTBreakout Session
Best Practices for your HP Business Process Testing Framework
Session ID: 6380
Tarun Lalwani, Senior Automation Consultant, Infosys TechnologiesJune 10, 2011 11:00-12:00 PDTBreakout Session

Session Descriptions

CareFirst BCBS Case Study - Maturing Enterprise QA and building a TCOE Iteratively through an IT Transformation Journey

Recently, CareFirst embarked on a journey to mature its Enterprise QA organization and transform itself into a Test Center of Excellence (TCoE). This session elaborates on the road map CareFirst’s QA organization took to achieve the objectives of maintaining and improving quality for their IT landscape. Key aspects that will be discussed during the session include QA organization and structural changes, enabling productivity drivers through automation and tools, adoption of flexible delivery models and the establishment of a governance structure using metrics.


Baker Hughes' Multi-Technology Testing Center of Excellence Enhances Product Quality and Improves Time to Market

This session outlines how Baker Hughes successfully implemented a Testing Center of Excellence (TCoE) to modernize its quality assurance (QA) team. The Hughes TCoE team supports more than 28 key applications spanning different technologies and business functions. The team effectively integrated tools like HP Quality Center and HP and QuickTest Professional into daily QA activities to automate and manage testing activities.


Accelerate Oracle Siebel Application Testing with Infosys and HP Siebel BPT Solution

Traditional approaches to test Oracle Siebel applications have several shortcomings resulting in delayed implementations and inferior quality of applications. However, these challenges can be overcome by using a comprehensive three-pronged approach:

  • Business Process Testing
  • Increasing automation and reuse
  • Early involvement of Subject Matter Experts

Infosys and HP’s Business Process Testing (BPT) Solution for Oracle Siebel applications is based on this approach and helps clients test their applications faster and better. Join Infosys and HP at the demo theater to learn more about this innovative solution and to discuss its benefits.


HP and Finacle™ - Universal Banking Partner to Create an Integrated Archival Solution from Infosys for Managing Banking and Financial Institutions

Learn how HP partnered with Finacle™, the most reputed universal banking solution vendor, to resolve the issue of managing large volumes of data through archiving with minimal investment and time. Our solution addresses the challenge of growing data volumes and the issues that arise from having to retain it for longer time periods.


Making Risk-Based Testing a Reality

This session details how a risk-based testing approach was adopted during system testing of a large business transformation program with more than 24,000 requirements and 40,000 test cases. The speakers discuss how the business achieved methodical risk-based testing by using HP Quality Center 10.0, its features and the various techniques that made this possible.


Best Practices for your HP Business Process Testing Framework

HP Business Process Testing (BPT) has gained popularity in recent years as businesses look to reduce test maintenance and speed up test-creation efforts. At this session, learn how simplicity allows you to get the most out of your BPT implementation and best practices for building your framework efficiently.


Speaker Profiles

Mike Puntumapanitch

Mike Puntumapanitch has over 17 years of experience as a Program Manager and Technologist. He has delivered results, driven change, improved service levels, and integrated technology to provide business value for a range of Fortune 1000 companies. He has a strong project leadership background with hands-on experience in enterprise technologies and leading system development methodologies. Mike has supervised implementations and understands the benefits and challenges associated with using both COTS packages and custom developed applications. Currently, he is a Program Manager/ Testing Delivery Manager for CareFirst Enterprise Testing, Change and Configuration Management (ETCCM).

Srinivas Polisetty

Srinivas Polisetty has more than 19 years of experience in the IT industry. He specializes in building end-to-end testing solutions for major Insurance, Healthcare and Life Sciences accounts. His expertise includes performing assessments and gap-analysis and understanding the current state of a testing organization. Srinivas builds implementation road maps to mitigate gaps and achieve cost, quality, and time-to-market optimization. He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and has presented at forums such as HP Universe and QAI. Currently, he is a Testing Practice Lead at Infosys.

Faisal Asif

Faisal Asif has over 18 years of experience in IT Enterprise Management. He believes that IT is an enabler of business growth, a catalyst that allows business leaders to be better informed, have a holistic view of processes and aids effective decision making. Being the IT Director with Baker Hughes, he is responsible for PMO, Testing Center of Excellence, Agile & CMMI and Continuous Process Improvement.

Jayasundar Rajagopalan

Jayasundar Rajagopalan has over 14 years of experience managing multiple QA projects for industry domains such as process control, oil and gas for organizations across North America and Europe. Currently, he is a Senior Project Manager with the Independent Validation Services (IVS) at Infosys. He is a Honeywell six sigma Black Belt certified professional and has previously presented papers at the HP Universe.

Vasudeva Naidu

Vasudeva Naidu has over 13 years of experience during which he has helped companies define and implement testing efficiency improvement programs and has successfully deployed Test Centers of Excellence (TCoE). He oversees sales and client relationship management for several Insurance and Healthcare clients with the IVS at Infosys.

Shridhar Iyengar

Shridhar Iyengar has over 22 years experience in software product development, information systems consulting and business applications architecting. Currently, he is the Product Manager for the HP Database Archiving product portfolio. He has set up an R&D and excellence center in Bangalore, India. His area of expertise includes business development in creating new and strategic opportunities.

Gaurav Mehta

Gaurav Mehta has over 14 years of experience predominantly in Sales, Client Relationship Management and Alliances. He is responsible for driving key strategic initiatives with HP and developing selective strategic solutions alliances for Finacle. He has helped several companies set up new business functions. Currently, he is the Global HP Relationship Manager, Finacle, Infosys technologies.

Ajay Gehani

Ajay Gehani has more than 15 years of IT experience in Development, Testing, Operations and System Management. He is responsible for Test Virtualization, Functional Automation, Performance and SOA Testing for SunTrust's applications. His areas of expertise include creating competencies and leveraging synergies within different disciplines of the IT organization. He has helped build centralized QA/ TCoE, System Management and Development functions for several large U.S. corporations. Currently, he is a Vice President and Manager of Enterprise Specialized Testing department with SunTrust Bank.

Arun Kumar Mishra

Arun Kumar Mishra has more than 12 years of experience in the verification and validation services space. In the last five years, he has been involved in the Testing Center of Excellence - strategy, development and implementation; consulting for building independent and centralized QA function - setting goals, direction and execution for large U.S. corporations in the Banking and Financial Testing space. Currently, he is an Associate Engagement Manager with Infosys Technologies, and a testing centralization strategist.

Vineet Jha

Vineet Jha has 12 years of IT experience. He has led many large testing programs in Insurance and Healthcare sectors and has helped companies define and implement testing efficiency improvement programs. Currently, he is a Senior Project Manager with the Independent Validation Services (IVS) at Infosys.

Tarun Lalwani

Tarun Lalwani has over seven years of experience. His core expertise includes designing frameworks with QTP, QC and BPT. He has helped various clients setup frameworks for Test Automation. He has authored the first book on QTP - "QuickTest Professional Unplugged", which was recognized as the Best Automation book at the second ATI Automation Honors Award. Currently, he is a Senior Automation Consultant with the IVS at Infosys.

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