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HP Rumor: Big Org Shakeup at HP Next Week May 2, 2008

Posted by John in Technology.

(Disclaimer:  I worked for HP from 1988-1997).

Where is HP these days?  While Microsoft and Yahoo battle and the Amazon and Google battle for the cloud, where is HP?   They recently announced that they want to leverage HP Labs (which I’m a big fan of).  They are running advertising campaigns about the PC being personal again and they have dominated the printer business for years.

What is their plan?   We’ll see next week.   Rumor in Silicon Valley is that HP is planning a big organization shakeup in an effort to be more competitive and profitable.

This story is developing … I have some idea on what it is but need to confirm a few things.


1. Anthony J. - May 3, 2008

I don’t know many details about the “Big Org Shake up, but the HP Corvallis site on on the hit list. Good luck to all my freinds and co-workers.

HP Retiree.

2. HP to Buy EDS; Expect Massive ReOrganization at HP « Furrier.org - Business & Technology Blog - May 12, 2008

[…] I was reporting this rumor on my blog last week.  This will be a massive reorg for the computer giant HP.  HP being a major player in the services business will buy EDS.  Impact:  massive reorg of the existing services organization.  Remember the failed attempt by iCarly who tried to by PriceWaterhouseCoopers to bolster the services offering to counter IBM.  Question is will this deal be the same massive integration job as experienced with the Compaq deal.  Unlike iCarly, Mark Hurd had the chops to pull this off.  Word within HP is that Mark is in touch with the operational machinery of HP and has the respect of this management. […]

3. William@Forex Bulletproof - December 14, 2010

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