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Archive for September, 2011

UK’s Ed Milliband calls for clamp-down on ‘predatory corporate practices’ – Hewlett-Packard implicated in news media

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011 - Posted in News, Total Cost of Printing | No Comments »

Issue #1119 – The UK’s BBC aired a news item this lunchtime, as a follow-up to yesterday’s speech by UK Leader of the Opposition, Ed Miliband, not only echoing some of the principles written in the previous TCPglobal article, , but actually playing a clip from an interview with the current boss of the UK’s Autonomy Corporation and making specific reference to ‘American company Hewlett-Packard’.

What is a corporation’s most valuable resource? Wall Street has got it wrong.

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011 - Posted in News, Total Cost of Printing | No Comments »

Issue #1118 – Money certainly is not the answer to the question, “What is a corporation’s most valuable resource?”. But Wall Street just doesn’t seem to be capable of recognising that fact and corporations repeatedly get themselves into serious trouble as a result – just like Hewlett-Packard.

Users’ understanding of inks is very limited

Friday, September 16th, 2011 - Posted in Comparisons, Print Technology, Reliability, Supplies, Third party supplies, Total Cost of Printing | No Comments »

Issue #1117 – Now, here’s an interesting one for a Friday afternoon. Pigment ink vs dye ink – do we need to know the difference and what difference does it make?

Embarrassing U-turn or a further betrayal – can customers continue to trust Hewlett-Packard?

Tuesday, September 6th, 2011 - Posted in News, Strategy, Total Cost of Printing | No Comments »

Issue #1116 – Considering that the banner headline for Hewlett-Packard’s spring 2011 analysts’ conference in San Francisco was “Everybody On – seamless, secure, context-aware experiences for a connected world”, it seems to be totally incongruous for Léo Apotheker to be announcing the possibility of spinning the PSG division (Personal Systems Group) off. Without PSG, a Hewlett-Packard with this vision is impossible.