HCM User Group - Live monthly meetings for technical practitioners

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Welcome to the HCM User Group! The User Group meetings provide implementers with the opportunity to learn and exchange information on technical topics with Micro Focus subject experts, partners, and HCM user peers. These monthly discussions are best suited for those with implementation expertise and/or previous training. Topics include product best practices, technical drill-down, release readiness, and 'drop-in office hours'. 

When: Monthly Thursday at 8:00 AM Pacific (UTC-8) (third Thursday, see schedule below)

Where: REGISTER HERE  for the live meetings, then block your calendar for monthly meetings and check back here regularly for topic updates.

What:  The calendar of topics and dates will be updated in the table below. You may also want to subscribe to the Q&A and Learn online communities here.


There are three types of meetings:

Feature Spotlight - Join these sessions to get a deeper understanding of new or existing CSA/HCM/HCMX features and capabilities. Our HCM product experts will provide demonstrations, host discussions, and answer common questions. The format for these meetings include feature drill-downs, using HCM/HCMX or other Micro Focus technologies, best practice sharing, and practical use cases with crawl, walk, run scenarios for specific capabilities.

Release Readiness  - With each quarterly release of HCMX we host the Release Readiness meeting to help you prepare for the upcoming release. We discuss what is being introduced and the value of adopting the new capability into your business, and provide practitioners with the details of what changes, enhancements and new capabilities are included for your implementation and technical considerations. We also recommend reviewing the release documentation and attending the Feature Spotlight drill-down sessions which provide greater details about the release.

Office Hours - This open meeting provides an opportunity for CSA/HCM/HCMX users to ask questions and engage with the product experts and your peers. You can provide suggestions for future Feature Spotlight topics, and share your own best practices and tips.

Upcoming Meeting Schedule 

Monthly discussions Thursday at 8:00 AM Pacific (UTC-8) are technical deep dive for those with implementation expertise or previous training.

Date Topics

June 17, 2021

Spotlight: Configure CGRO 

Technical session :

  • Configure Cost Governance for reports
  • CloudSlang Capsules

July 22, 2021

HCMX Release Readiness Webinar 2021.08


Previous Meeting Recordings (drop-in sessions are not recorded, and therefore not listed below)  

Date Topics Recording
May 20, 2021

Spotlight: HCMX API 

Technical session :

  • List of HCMX APIs 
  • CI/CD integration with HCMX
  • Create request, track request and cancel request through API
  • Terraform Capsule
Play Recording
April 22, 2021

HCMX Release Readiness Webinar 2021.05

  • GCP Image Aggregation
  • GCP SQL 
  • Pause-on-success 
  • Migration to HCMX from CSA/HCM
Play Recording
Feb 18, 2021
  • Tenant Management
  • Cost Control using Offering Rules
  • Budget & Expense Management
Play Recording
Feb 4, 2021
  • HCMX 2021.02 Release Readiness Webinar
Play Recording
Jan 21,2021
  • Workflow Designer using CloudSlang
  • How to add a script to validate the password field?
Play Recording
Dec 17, 2020
  • Access VM web console through MPP (CSA/HCM)
  • Hybrid Cloud Management X(HCMX): 2020.11 release updates and demo
Play Recording
Nov 19, 2020
  • Fine-tune HCM performance
  • CSA/HCM upgrade best practices
  • Hybrid Cloud Management X(HCMX): Simplified Catalog Management
Play Recording
Nov 11, 2020

SMAX and HCMX 2020.11 Release Readiness

  • Part 1: SMAX
  • Part 2: HCMX [start: 59:30]
Play Recording
OCT 15, 2020
  • Switch from Oracle JRE to Open JRE during the CSA upgrade (R&D)
  • Elastic search configuration post-upgrade (R&D)
  • Terraform content
  • Hybrid Cloud Management X(HCMX): New Marketplace Portal
Play Recording
Sep 17, 2020
  • HCM side-by-side upgrade process
  • Tips to avoid frequently reported certificate management issues
  • Product Updates: Recent Releases (Product Management)
Play Recording


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