Dignan’s Memo: HP’s big IT consolidation

Summary:Dignan says integrating software systems can create perpetual migraines. HP has trimmed the number of applications running within the company from 2500 to approximately 1800. But the kicker, he says, is that IT consolidation will wrap up just as it completes its acquisition of services giant EDS, which means another round of consolidation.

Topics: Hewlett-Packard

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