Posts Tagged ‘Hewlett Packard’

Information Optimization – IT Performance Management

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

Executive Scorecard: Vice President of IT Operations,     Source:, 2011

According to a recent press release, HP announced that it has launched a new software suite to operationalize measure and improve IT performance. Tech Directors require standardized instruments that measure efficiently and improve performance. Having a comprehensive overview of IT performance enables Chief Information Officers (CIOs) to deliver an Instant-On Enterprise which incorporates everything he does in order to serve customers, employees, partners and citizens with all they need, instantly.

Today, most key performance indicators (KPIs) for IT systems are widely dispersed and collected by using different methods. This is creating management deficiencies which may slow responses to changing priorities and market circumstances.

CIO Assessment and Cloud Assessment tools help clients quickly evaluate their current level of IT Performance Management maturity.

HP’s IT Performance Suite is swiftly proving critical to the success of CIOs and the VP of IM in particular because it provides control and visibility into information across the enterprise.


HP Press Release (2011), HP Unveils Performance Suite for the Instant-On Enterprise, available at:

IT performance – HP CIO Assessment

Tuesday, July 12th, 2011
Report Preview - Overall Performance

Source: HP CIO Assessment – Report Preview – Overall Performance

Good news for IT industry  budgets and spending are increasing this year. According to Wedbush’s survey of 100 IT project managers some of their  conclusions are:

  • 77 percent of respondents expected IT budgets to rise 8 percent in 2011.
  • 59 percent of respondents said they would purchase tablets in the next year, but only 29 percent of those surveyed thought they would replace notebooks. PC demand appears to be solid in business technology.

With these results for 2011 it`s very important for CIOs to measure their department’s performance. Complementing this trend, HP has recently launched the “CIO Assessment tool“, a questionnaire that works like an investment portfolio that is measured against financial indices (peers).

You can choose the industry peers you’d like to be benchmarked against from: Health Care, Financial Services, Government, Manufacturing & Distribution, Technology or Telecommunications divided in four areas:  IT Value, Customer Satisfaction, Operational Excellence and Future Orientation.


From Canon to HP: values, objectives and press releases

Saturday, August 21st, 2010 Performance Architect update 33/2010

In my previous blog post I reviewed the approach Canon Inc. has to strategic planning and how its actions reflect the corporate strategic direction. While researching the topic I came across the Hewlett-Packard Company (HP) website. HP is considered today the world’s largest IT company, with 304,000 employees worldwide, 1 billion customers in 170 countries, revenue totaling $114.6 billion for fiscal 2009 (HP, 2010a) and a market capitalization of $86.81 billion (Google Finance).

For the last few weeks HP has been in a turmoil with the abrupt resignation of the CEO, so I started comparing the press releases of the two companies for the month of August 2010:

Canon, 2010 (4 releases for the period, I have selected 3 in the list below):


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