Books, sites, and articles for alumni and
friends on the history of HP and many predecessor companies.
On Nov 1, 2015, the legal name of the Hewlett-Packard Company was changed to HP Inc.
and a new, independent company -- Hewlett Packard
Enterprise (no hyphen; singular; green-rectangle logo) -- was
spun out. Portions
of HPE were later spun out into DXC and Micro Focus, which have spun out other companies. Details:
Labs is part of HP Inc. -- but
Labs (no hyphen) is part of Hewlett Packard Enterprise.
HP history --
HP people talk frankly about what went right -- and what
-- as this continuous startup grew rapidly for decades.
Books on HP (Two
dozen HP-related business books -- with Amazon links.)
Books and links for predecessor companies:
HPAA's HP history directories:
Major HP history
websites (Overall company history sites, including the official HPInc/HPE archive.)
(As-it-happened coverage of HP culture, products, and
lines (Articles and websites.)
Acquisitions and divestitures
-- plus 30 divestitures and spinoffs.)