Books, sites, and articles for alumni and
friends on the history of HP and many predecessor companies.
On Nov 1, 2015,
the Hewlett-Packard Company was renamed 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 Breakup -- HP Breakup-Related Issues (HPInc, HPE, DXC,
Micro Focus, Perspecta, Agilent, Keysight...)
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.)
Facebook Groups. HP history is discussed on several independent social groups on Facebook,
Friends" -- 13,000 members; operated by Gail Temple and Janet
Packard Employees - past and present" -- 1,200
members; operated by Brian Pietrzyk.
Cupertino Site Alumni" -- operated by Celia Spivack and Dawn
(Updated Mar 21, 2021.)