Hewlett Packard

HP World in Sydney:   HP World Tour is coming to Sydney on the 28th of August. I'm registered and attending if you anyone wants to catch up face to face. (26 words, 0 comments, 0 pings)

HP Technology@work 2012:   I've just spent the day at the HP Technology@work event looking at some of the new stuff they have on... (203 words, 0 comments, 0 pings)

HP moving to pay per patch:   HP is announcing that you will shortly have to pay for access to OpenVMS patches. What will this mean for my patch syndication page? (159 words, 2 comments, 0 pings)

Missing metadata in OpenVMS patches:   Recently, I've been having to do a lot of edits to the text files that describe OpenVMS patch releases. Noteably, the "Release date" field, which always was a part of the file, has been missing. In every single patch. I have no choice but to use the date that the file shows up on HP's FTP server as the release date of the patch. (235 words, 2 comments, 0 pings)

IBM has the right idea:   and are working to enhance the visibility of z/OS. HP have had the same software capabilities in OpenVMS for a long time: TCP/IP, web services, Java, etc, etc, but are terrible at promoting the benefits of the operating system. Come on, HP. Take a lesson from you main rival and start doing some of the things mentioned in this article. The alternative is watching OpenVMS become even more marginalized than it already is. (74 words, 0 comments, 0 pings)

E-mail Mark Hurd:   This web page invites you to e-mail Mark Hurd, HP's new CIO. I'll bet he gets introduced to the OpenVMS community in a hurry... (26 words, 0 comments, 0 pings)

Hoff's blog:   Stephen Hoffman has a blog. Linked. (7 words, 2 comments, 0 pings)

HP shows Carly the door:   HP has asked Carly Fiorina to step down as chief executive officer. There had been some indications that this was on the cards when rumours emerged about HP's board of directors asking her to farm out some responsibilies, which she apparently resisted. Now that she is gone, what will this mean to the future of OpenVMS? (128 words, 0 comments, 0 pings)

Ann Livermore:   Ann Livermore: "Nothing gets better unless you can measure it". (54 words, 0 comments, 0 pings)

Carly speaks:   Carly Fiorina: "High tech, low cost, best customer experience". (9 words, 0 comments, 0 pings)

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