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HP cuts 27,000 jobs

27,000 jobs to be cut, equal to 8% of the current number of employees. The CEO of HP Meg Whitman in an internal video explained the reasons for this difficult decision. We still have a lot of work ahead of us to get HP back on track, Whitman said, and we are still fighting against our own weight. Second (?)

27,000 jobs to be cut, equal to 8% of the current number of employees. The CEO of HP Meg Whitman in an internal video explained the reasons for this difficult decision. We still have a lot of work ahead of us to get HP back on track, Whitman said, and we are still fighting against our own weight. grew at an unsustainable rate compared to the turnover trend reaching 350 thousand employees (they were 325 thousand in 2011). The announced cut was one of the measures that will be taken to relaunch the company, the others concern the simplification of the structure and the reduction of costs in various areas. Withman stated that the savings generated will be reinvested in the company to regain technological leadership. The sectors in particular on which the restructuring of HO focuses are: cloud, security and optimization of information. In the consumer world (PCs and printed matter), HP will focus on design and quality, while in the professional segment investing in research and development to innovate central products of the offer: server, storage and networking. Also the software offer will be enhanced in particular the software-as-a-service. In a period of great change, Whitman concluded it was easy to lose focus, waiting for something to happen. We cannot allow it

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