HP knew Lenovo was coming up quickly from behind, but its EMEA PC chief clearly thought HP had a little more breathing space at the top of the PC market. Last night Gartner crowned Lenovo as the world's largest box-shifter into the channel during Q3, capturing 15.7 per cent of global sales-in to distributors and retailers …
They know how to fix it.
Fire some more people and out source something.
Re: They know how to fix it.
And then sack the CEO but give them a $100M payoff .
Same old same old
Arrogance and ignorance. Its good to see Megs new ideas of innovation and realism have come down through the ranks already... erm.
Next logical step
Surely some congressional committee will now find bogus security reasons why Chinese LeNovo equipment should not be purchased by the USA. Or maybe HP's lobbyists are less effective than Cisco's?
Re: Next logical step
and ofcourse non of HP's stuff is made or designed in any of the Chinese sweatshops similar to what Lenovo or Apple uses - or maybe Korea just does it all? ( because they are super cool buddies )
Outsource the Product Management to China
Clearly the current crop of execs is not up to the job .. I think they should oursource all the WW marketing functions to Samsung.. cause analyst reports and forecasts are just too hard to read.
hope Lenovo don't turn into HP
and start flogging cheap unreliable (or, from time to time, expensive unreliable) laptop has HP has done in recent years. I'm glad Dave and Bill are no longer around to see what this shower have done to the company once famed for excellent (if quirky) kit.
Re: hope Lenovo don't turn into HP
When Hewlett and Packard founders ofHP were running the firm, it was an example of how a business should be run.
It produced good products (a little high in price usually but reliable) and it treated the employees like human beings and not disposable garbage to be tossed out without any caring
Makes me nostalgic about 1974 when I purchased an HP45 calculator designed for Surveyers.
The difference between the two reports is workstations - if you include them HP are still No 1 (just).
Maybe they should spin off their PC business!!!
Once upon a time HP were about quality, I don't think selling more cheap tat than anyone else was on Bill & Dave's goal list.
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