• HP Announces New ASE Certifications

    Posted on June 14, 2012 by Admin

    HP Software Certification has announced the updates for the Accredited Solutions Expert (ASE) certifications.  These are three-hour hands-on exams recommended for software professionals who have at least one year of field experience and have achieved their Accredited Technical Professional (ATP) credentials. ASE exams will be offered at HP Software training facilities.
    Three ASE exams available beginning June 18, 2012:

    ASE in Application Lifecycle Management v11 Implementations

    Exam number: HP0-M Read Entire Entry

  • HP Discover 2012 – June 5th Morning Session

    Posted on June 6, 2012 by Admin

    Meg Whitman opened the session with “make it matter” the HP tag line that is permeating the conference. She recalled her initial days at HP where she found a group of extremely talented and highly motivated employees that focused on the customer.
    One of the interesting stories that Meg described was their work with the British military in Afghanistan and how HP employees are embedded with the British military to understand the field conditions and to support their products.

    Meg talked about their strategy as a company: Read Entire Entry

  • HP Discover 2012 Coverage

    Posted on June 3, 2012 by Admin

    During the HP Discover 2012 Conference (June 4 – 7), Northway Solutions Group will be blogging live from Las Vegas. Check this page often during that time for frequent updates.
    Northway employees are arriving today. Going to get a jump on registration by getting there early. No long lines, and plenty of people to help:

    I received a personal escort to the speaker check-in. I noticed the theme of the conference this year:

    There’s video cameras getting ready to shoot some video during Read Entire Entry

  • HP Discover 2012 Business Buzzword Bingo

    Posted on June 1, 2012 by Admin

    The HP Discover conference is June 4-7, 2012 in Las Vegas, and that means it is time for the HP Discover Business Buzzword Bingo game! Like many who attend HP Discover, we have noticed that there is a pattern of catch phrases and marketing/product terms that seem to form a theme or a motif as the presentations proceed. Sometimes it gets a bit overwhelming, and starts sounding like a new language altogether. This is a lighthearted way to poke a bit of fun at IT and ourselves as we feast on all the new terminology we’re exposed to over Read Entire Entry

  • How Vanilla Ice Could Help HP Software

    Posted on March 24, 2009 by Admin

    Note: This article was originally posted on, and has been migrated to the Northway web site to maintain the content online.
    Loadtester is focused on implementing solutions around HP Software, and specifically the BTO product line acquired by HP in their Mercury Interactive purchase a couple of years ago. I thought it was time to take out my HP barometer and analyze what I have been seeing out in the field each day. What are the biggest obstacles HP Software faces at this point? Where do they stand with their partne Read Entire Entry

  • The Legacy of Mercury Interactive

    Posted on July 3, 2007 by Admin

    Note: This article was originally posted on, and has been migrated to the Northway web site to maintain the content online.
    The story of Mercury Interactive needs to be told. I hope someday someone within the company will write a book on the early years and discuss their great successes. It would probably be a fascinating tale. I think a lot of people would also like to know more about events which led up to the HP acquisition last year. I am not sure we will ever know the whole truth. What is known is that in 2004, Read Entire Entry