HP is in trouble. In a bold move, CEO Meg Whitman revealed the extent to which HP is in trouble. Let's look at what got them to this point, what's currently wrong with HP, and what fast companies must do to avoid the challenges HP faces.
Fast Company is tracking developments in the increasingly intense competition between Facebook, Google, Apple, and Amazon to show just how fast the big four are creeping into each others' spaces. Here's what changed in the 30 days since we published "The Great Tech War of 2010." Check back often.
HP is rapidly devolving from a leading PC manufacturer into a can't-look-away soap opera. Getting back on track requires innovation in its development and execution of corporate strategy as much as development of new products.
While you were sleeping--and Meg and Carly were toasting their respective victories with something fizzy and intoxicating--the rest of the world was busy at work. Here's what's been going on overnight.
This afternoon eBay made it official: Meg Whitman's stepping down, and John Donahoe's stepping up. No surprise, of course. When Whitman brought in Donahoe in 2005 to run marketplaces, which generate about 70 percent of the company's revenue, the move had succession plan written all over it - in indelible ink.