The Awards and Honors section highlights HP's products, services and solutions that have earned recognition from industry authorities, public organizations and the business and trade press.
Date: February 5, 2013
The American Society for Training & Development recently announced its 2012 Excellence in Practice awards. Two HP Learning & Development (L&D) programs won citations in recognition of exemplary practices in workplace learning and development—the PSG Fly High Program for Sales Leaders & Managers and the Maximizing Your Performance and Rewards program.
Date: January 30, 2013
Dejan Milojicic, a senior researcher and research manager in HP Labs, recently took on a new role as president of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Computer Society. The largest membership organization of its kind in the world, IEEE has over 400,000 members, and IEEE Computer Society includes about 75,000 members. It is a key source of publications and technical information, and also organizes technical conferences around the world. Milojicic will serve three years in the role as IEEE Computer Society president-elect, president, and past-president of the IEEE Computer Society, taking on different responsibilities each year.
Date: January 28, 2013
In recognition of Data Privacy Day, Ponemon Institute has released its annual Most Trusted Companies for Privacy Study, with HP ranking the second Most Trusted Company for privacy, and the number one most trusted company in the technology category. The study tracks U.S. consumers’ rankings of organizations that collect and manage their personal information. Now in its seventh year, the research identifies the overall top performing companies and industries perceived by consumers to be most trusted for their privacy practices in 2012.
HP was in the same two positions in the 2011 rankings.
Date: January 11, 2013
The editors at notebooks.com met with the top computer companies to see nearly every notebook announced at CES 2013. They focused on key devices and technology that will change the way consumers and business employees work, the way they use notebooks, and the type of notebooks and notebook-like devices that will be available in 2013.
“We chose the HP EliteBook Revolve as the Best Notebook of CES 2013 because it is a fully capable business machine capable of giving corporate users the tools they need to get work done in a very mobile form factor.”—notebooks.com.
Read more about the award at notebooks.com
Date: January 15, 2013
At the headquarters of the newspaper El Mercurio and in the presence of Minister of Economy Mr. Pablo Longueira, Minister of Women´s Affairs, Carolina Schmidt and other parliament representatives of the government, Edgar Witt, HP Managing Director and Fabrizio Moyá, HR Manager, accepted an award on behalf of HP for being among the Best Working Mothers and Fathers companies for the ninth consecutive year. This year, HP ranked number one.
Leadership Team – HP Chile
The 330 companies invited to participate met the following criteria: they were amongst the 100 most traded companies on the stock market in 2012, were linked to the United Chile Foundation (Fundación Chile Unido www.chileunido.cl), and were members of ICARE invited to participate in the study and open invitation published in El Mercurio and the magazine Ya (Revista Ya www.emol.com)
HP’s Soledad Zuñiga, HRGO Chile, is pictured on the cover of the magazine promoting the award
The award honors companies that present the best policies for working mothers and fathers, and promote innovative policies in favor of the family.
Special thanks to the working mothers group (ERG) for promoting, designing and implementing remarkable activities to integrate both parents and professional roles into a successful carrier path within HP. This achievement supports HP’s human capital strategy in gaining employee commitment to business success in the local market.
Date: January 8, 2013
The HP Support Automation Technical Documentation team in Georgia, U.S. was recently recognized in a competition conducted by the Society for Technical Communication (STC) for authoring documentation for the Insight Remote Support 7.0.5 Online Help and Installation and Configuration Guide.
- Insight Remote Support 7.0.5 Online Help (Excellence)
- Insight Remote Support 7.0.5 Installation and Configuration Guide (Merit)
The largest professional society in the world dedicated to the advancement of theory and practice of technical communication, STC holds a competition each year. Entries that win Distinguished or Excellence at the regional level can be submitted to the international competition. Only a handful of entries from around the globe receive the Distinguished Award, the highest recognition offered.
All of the Support Automation Technical Documentation team’s submissions won at the regional level.
For more information about the competition and awards, visit the STC website
Date: November 30, 2012
Two of HP’s Fortify products were winners in Information Security’s Readers’ Choice Awards. The Fortify Real-Time Analyzer and the Fortify Static Code Analyzer received a gold and bronze award, respectively, in the Best of Application Security 2012 category. The awards were based on votes from Information Security readers on the best application security products of 2012, including static and dynamic vulnerability scanners, and other source code analysis products and services used during development.
The Fortify Real-Time Analyzer received high scores across all criteria, with readers noting the product's ease of installation, configuration, and administration, its effectiveness in preventing known attacks or vulnerabilities, and the frequency of updates to detect new attacks and vulnerabilities. It also ranked higher than any of its competitors for integration with other security reporting and remediation tools. The Fortify Static Code Analyzer received accolades for its vendor service and support. However, readers were less pleased with how it integrated with other security tools, and its installation, configuration, and administration.
Date: November, 2012
The International Forum Design (iF) organization—based in Hamburg, Germany and widely recognized as the premier authority in design excellence thought highly of HP’s latest computers, giving nods to both the ENVY x2 hybrid PC and the sleek SpectreONE all-in-one desktop for excellence in design.
Read more at the Next Bench blog
Date: November 26, 2012
The 2012 Working Mother 100 Best Companies consider employee moms valuable assets. They offer flexibility and nurturing leadership potential, and find innovative ways to promote wellness by offering fitness amenities, comprehensive health plans, stress reduction and other programs.
Date: November 21, 2012
HP has once again earned a top spot on the Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics, placing second on the list and ranking as the top U.S. company. HP scored 5.9 points out of a possible 10 in this year’s Guide, which evaluates leading consumer electronics companies based on their commitment and progress in three environmental criteria: Energy and Climate, Greener Products, and Sustainable Operations.
Greenpeace recognized HP for efforts in Sustainable Operations, highlighting the company’s paper procurement policy, which bans suppliers linked to illegal logging, as well as HP’s policies and practices related to the sourcing of conflict minerals. In the Energy category, Greenpeace noted that HP has one of the best programs for measuring and reducing greenhouse gas emissions from its suppliers.
To learn more, visit the Environmental Sustainability blog
Date: November 14, 2012
The Nashville Technology Council (NTC) recognized HP as a Platinum level sponsor, making them the only company to achieve this distinction. Through HP's sponsorship of FirstCamp—an event to encourage high school students to pursue tech careers, HP demonstrates its commitment to the future technology workforce. The sponsorship also includes support of education and events related to information security, health care IT, and manufacturing and logistical technology.
HP's partnership with NTC included presenting the Technology Student of the Year award at the recent NTC Tech Awards Gala 2012 to winner Scott Andrus from Vanderbilt University. Scott received a custom Gibson guitar, a new HP laptop, and a scholarship from HP.
Pictured are HP's Mike Wesolowski (left) and Technology Student of the Year winner Scott Andrus, with his Gibson guitar and HP laptop.
Date: November 10, 2012
HP Networking SVP and General Manager Bethany Mayer received Gold for Female Executive of the Year in the category Business Products—Over 2,500 Employees. The final results were announced at the 9th annual awards dinner on Friday, 9 November in New York. The Stevie Awards for Women in Business are the world's premier awards for women executives, entrepreneurs, and the organizations they run.
Learn more about these awards at the Stevie Awards website
Date: November 9, 2012
HP has been ranked 18 on the Top 100 Military Friendly Employers list. This is the first time HP has been represented since the award's inception. The list was compiled from a sample of 5,000 companies whose annual revenues exceeded $500 million. Criteria for the Top 100 list includes a company's military recruiting efforts, percentage of new hires with prior military service, retention programs, and company policies on National Guard and Reserve service.
See the entire list and find out more about this award at the Military Friendly website
Date: November 7, 2012
HP Global e-Business Operations Centre (HP GeBOC) received a number one ranking in the National Top of the Companies competition released by the Bucharest Chamber of Industry and Commerce. HP GeBOC was recognized for its managerial performances within the business services industry, demonstrating a sustainable business vision, effective use of change management and risk management practices, and brave decisions during the challenging times of 2011.
HP GeBOC Bucharest Managing Director Andrei Romanescu said, "No. 1 in Top Companies of Bucharest recognition is a testimony of our strong presence in Romania and validates the value created within the shared service/ business process outsourcing industry and for the local labor market. Moreover, it represents an exceptional result of our work as ONE TEAM and proof that together we build a successful business in Romania."
Learn more about this award at the Bucharest Chamber of Industry and Commerce website
Date: October 31, 2012
HP's IT team members supporting Clorox were recognized for their outstanding customer service by Clorox CIO Ralph Loura, who honors an IT department each year for providing outstanding service. The HP team received the top spot in three of the seven award categories, including the highest category, "Live the Values." The awards are categorized around the Clorox value system of integrity, curiosity, optimism, compassion, humility, service, leadership, and live the values. HP's Rajesh Ramalingam received the Live the Values award, Sheryl Co won the award for Integrity, and Andrea Tan received the Leadership award.
Date: October 25, 2012
HP’s Global Digital Support (GDS) team was awarded Forrester Research’s Groundswell Award for its efforts to engage and energize experts on HP’s Consumer Support Forum. Since creating the forum in 2009, it has grown to six million visitors per month, helping over 40 million HP customers solve technology issues. The GDS team was able to energize its base of experts by hosting the first HP Social Support Summit, organizing worldwide expert meet-ups, developing forum-based contests and an “Unanswered Questions” widget, and revamping the popular “Expert Days” program.
Date: October 25, 2012
For the fifth consecutive year, HP earned the Excellence in Service Operations certification from the Technology Services Industry Association (TSIA), for delivering superior technical support and services in North America for its commercial PCs and peripheral services. This third-party industry recognition includes a comprehensive evaluation of customer-centric service operations through all touch points, including phone, field service, and web.
Read more about this certification at the TSIA website
Date: October 25, 2012
For the fifth time since 2008, HP China’s Customer Support and Services was named China’s Best Contact Center of the Year from China Computer Industry Development Institute’s (CCID) Annual IT Services Customer Satisfaction Survey Awards. HP China also received the award for Best Customer Satisfaction for Support for Laser and Inkjet All-in-One Printers.
Date: October 23, 2012
For the third year in a row, HP ranked second on the Newsweek Green Rankings of the top 500 U.S. companies, and 22nd on the Global 500 list. In addition, HP held the top spot in the Technology Equipment sector on the U.S. list and 3rd in this sector on the Global list. HP and IBM are the only American companies ranked in the top 25 on the Global 500 list.
Get the entire list of rankings and categories on the Daily Beast website
Date: October 19, 2012
HP received high marks in this year’s CRN Annual Report Card, the benchmark by which solution providers rate their satisfaction of vendor partners in three areas: product innovation, support, and partnership. For Volume Servers, HP won the three subcategories as well as 12 out of 18 criteria used to judge vendors, with HP's strongest scores in the product innovation subcategory. HP's product quality and reliability score of 100.3 is the highest score in any area for any company in the category. HP also received the overall gold in the Notebooks category and high in the presales support and ease of doing business criteria.
Read more about these awards at the CRN website
Date: October 16, 2012
HP Labs India won in this category for its VideoBook educational system, which collects videos from YouTube and other online sources to enrich digital texts.
With VideoBook, the Bangalore-based unit of HP is taking aim at a cluster of problems with online education: While textbooks remain at the center of classroom instruction, creating compelling electronic versions, complete with custom video, can be time-consuming and expensive.
The technology uses software to identify the key topics in digital text and then searches the Web for appropriate examples such as videos, online lectures, or a graphic demonstrating a math concept.
Date: October 15, 2012
The HP Global Digital Support (GDS) team was awarded a Gold Stevie award for customer service excellence from the International Business Awards. The team was specifically applauded for expanding the reach of the HP Consumer Support Forum.
Read more about these awards at the International Business Awards website
Date: October 9, 2012
HP ECR agent Patty Boone received the 2012 Guardian Spicies Award for Excellence in Partnership. The award was presented at the 5th Annual SpiceWorld IT Conference in Austin, Texas and votes are made by a community of more than 2 million IT pros globally to recognize partners who have contributed the most to make Spiceworks, a third-party social media communities, a better place for everyone in IT.
Read more about these awards at the Spiceworks website
Date: October 9, 2012
HP received a 2012 SmartWay Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for environmental performance and energy efficiency in the freight supply chain. A SmartWay Partner since 2007, HP was the first company to receive approval from the EPA to display the SmartWay logo on its product packaging.
As a winner in the Shipper category, HP joins a select group of companies to be honored with this year's SmartWay Excellence Awards. In fact, only 40 companies, representing less than 1 percent of the SmartWay Transport Partnership's nearly 3,000 partners, received the distinction.
The award recognizes HP's efforts to decrease the distance its products travel and to shift to more efficient modes of transport. Today, all HP consumer products are shipped using SmartWay certified carriers in the U.S.
HP Software Global Support Delivery certified as a worldwide Certified Support Staff Excellence Center
Date: October 7, 2012
HP Software Global Support Delivery was certified as a worldwide Certified Support Staff Excellence Center (CSSEC) by the Technology Services Industry Association. The Support Staff Excellence program follows a five-step design to drive service delivery efficiency improvements, reduce service staff attrition, and improve customer satisfaction scores.
Read the press release
Date: October 4, 2012
Corporate Responsibility Magazine, one of America's leading publications focused on corporate accountability, has named HP to its list of 10 Best Corporate Citizens in the IT sector. With its Top 10 Best Corporate Citizens rankings, the magazine strives to bring greater visibility to those companies that behave in a responsible manner.
As one of the top corporations named to this year's rankings, HP joins a select group of companies that were honored for their commitment to environmental, economic, and social values and practices, as well as their transparency in disclosing their programs and performance against goals. Companies that make the list are evaluated in multiple categories, including environmental, governance, human rights, philanthropy, and employee relations.
Date: September 27, 2012
HP Learning & Development received the Silver Business Impact Award from Chief Learning Officer magazine. The CLO Learning in Practice awards were established to recognize transformational and visionary leaders in enterprise education. This year, more than 200 solution providers were nominated in 15 categories. Winners are the industry leaders who champion innovation and transform it into learning and value for their organizations.
Read more about these awards at the CLO website
Date: September 25, 2012
HP's 2011 Global Citizenship Report and its Global Citizenship website received honors from the non-profit International Visual Communication Association (IVCA). The Clarion Awards recognize best practices in communicating the importance of corporate social responsibility (CSR); diversity; community development; and ethical, health, and welfare issues in the public, charity, social enterprise, and corporate sectors. They were launched in the Parliament of the United Kingdom in 2003.
Date: September 20, 2012
HP Learning & Development (L&D) received eight awards from the Brandon Hall Excellence in Learning Awards program. This prestigious program, known in the industry as the “Academy Awards,” in its 18th year of recognizing the best companies that successfully developed and deployed programs, strategies, modalities, processes, systems, and tools that helped achieve measurable results. HP’s L&D programs received four gold, three silver, and a bronze medal.
Read more about these awards at the Brandon Hall website
Date: September 13, 2012
HP has been named to the 2012 Dow Jones Sustainability World Index, which measures a company's economic, environmental, and social performance. This year, HP’s scores rose from 66 points in 2011 to 73 points—ranking us among the top 10 percent of the 2,500 largest companies on the Dow Jones Global Total Stock Market Index.
HP also was named to the 2012 Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index, which represents the top 20 percent of the 600 largest U.S. and Canadian companies on the Dow Jones Global Total Stock Market Index.
The Dow Jones Sustainability World Index is an annual index of companies across all industries that outperform their peers in numerous sustainability metrics. This year, HP was recognized for its strengths in the areas of codes of conduct/compliance and corruption, privacy protection, risk and crisis management, environmental management system and policy and stakeholder engagement.
Date: September 12, 2012
For the second year in a row, HP is featured in the Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index issued by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP). HP scored 92 out of 100 points-which represents an eight point improvement over the company’s 2011 score. It also places HP in the top 10 percent of companies on the list.
The Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index is a key component of the CDP S&P 500 Climate Change Report, an annual update on greenhouse gas emissions data and climate change strategies at America's largest public corporations. The Index ranks companies on the transparency and progress they have made on their carbon emissions and climate change goals.
Date: September 12, 2012
Procter & Gamble (P&G) honors HP as a company performing consistently at high levels within P&G's internal performance management system. The award was based in part on exceptional leadership of an Always-On business process strategy for the client, achievements in service excellence, and collaboration with strategic partners in P&G's "Co-Create to Win" initiative. Excellence Awards are bestowed upon only about 0.1 percent of P&G's global suppliers.
Date: September 6, 2012
Bhuvaneashwar Subramanian's publication titled "The Disruptive Impact of Cloud Computing in the Life Sciences Industry" was honored in the SAGE Journal of Medical Marketing and was ranked 37 among the Top 50 most read publications. The Journal contains a range of peer-reviewed papers, including both practitioner studies and leading-edge academic research, covering the breadth of the pharmaceutical, medical device, and diagnostic industry.
Date: August 15, 2012
The Texas Workforce Commission honored HP with a Local Employer Excellence award, an honor given to one private sector employer in each Local Workforce Development Area whose combined efforts and initiatives with the Texas Workforce System had a positive effect on other employers, workers, and the community. "The success we have acquired through our relationship with HP has resulted in jobs for qualified individuals and collaboration on initiatives that impact our region," said Workforce Solutions Upper Rio Grande CEO Lorenzo Reyes, Jr. "In addition to bringing jobs in technology to our region, HP has taken on a role of an involved corporate citizen. They were involved in our STEM Challenge, Job Expo, Education Expo, and participated in key stakeholder strategic planning sessions." Workforce Solutions Upper Rio Grande assisted HP with three different hiring events in 2011, resulting in nearly 200 hires.
Pictured are Tracy Bristol, Workforce Solutions Upper Rio Grande Board Chair, Samuel Sustaita, HP El Paso Applications Development Manager, and Lorenzo Reyes, Workforce Solutions Upper Rio Grande CEO
In addition to being honored as a Local Employer of Excellence, Workforce Solutions Upper Rio Grande also recognized HP with a Spirit of Excellence Award. The award recognizes partners that have gone above and beyond in their contribution to the workforce system-capturing the "Spirit of Excellence."
Honorees were in one of four categories: staff, community partners, employers, and training providers. Criteria considered during the selection process varied according to category, but included state and board reports, in-kind contributions, and return on taxpayer investment.
"Recognizing our partners that help us fulfill our mission and vision as a workforce system is something we need to do," said Reyes. "The successes we achieve are not accomplished alone, we work with partners to leverage resources and move our region forward."
Cecilia Watt, Laura Lezama and Samuel Sustaita received the award on behalf of HP El Paso.
Date: June 26, 2012
For the second year in a row, HP ranked the highest among electronics companies and fifth overall after Toyota, Johnson & Johnson, Honda, and Volkswagen on the 50 Best Global Green Brands 2012 list issued by Interbrand, a leading brand consultancy.
In ranking HP, Interbrand highlighted how HP is extending its leadership in energy efficiency with the HP EcoPOD and its Adaptive Cooling technology that allows the EcoPOD to use 95 percent less facilities energy compared to legacy data center designs.
Companies were ranked based on consumer perceptions of environmentally sustainable activities in 10 global markets and actual environment performance secured through publically available information and data.
Date: June 18, 2012
Gabi Zedlmayer, vice president of Sustainability and Social Innovation, has been honored by FastCompany magazine, a progressive media brand, for her work in social innovation. Gabi has been included in the League of Extraordinary Women as one of 60 influencers who are changing the world. She joins other luminaries honored by the magazine from the areas of business, philanthropy, government, and the arts who "combined forces to change the lives of women and girls everywhere," write the editors.
Learn more about the award at the FastCompany website.
Date: June 14, 2012
HP’s PPS Printing Operations and Supply Chain IT teams were recognized as the 2012 winners of the Voluntary Inter-industry Commerce Solutions (VICS) Supply Side Excellence Award for strategic thinking and leadership resulting in effective supply chain practices and partnerships.
The VICS Collaborative Achievement Awards rank among the most prestigious in retailing, consumer goods, and related industries. The awards are designed to identify and reward excellence in supply chain collaboration, to recognize industry leaders who demonstrate leadership, and those who rise above their peers in pursuit of productivity.
PPS printing exemplifies supply chain collaboration and featured the deployment of the “one supply chain concept,” a game-changing approach to driving collaborative partner networks with manufacturing and logistics partners. It’s both a philosophy and a methodology for bringing supply chain partners to act as one “extended enterprise” working together to drive end-to-end supply chain efficiency and improve end-to-end synchronization.
Date: June 4, 2012
HP was recognized for three of its social innovation programs by Computerworld. The company was named a 2012 laureate using technology to change society for:
This prestigious award is decided by an expert jury that consists of professionals with in-depth knowledge on the Bulgarian market. All companies with serious and sustainable investments that stimulate the Bulgarian economy were eligible to participate in the contest.
- Patient-Centered Dashboard Project at the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital (LPCH) in Stanford, California
- Early Infant Diagnosis program that improves testing and treatment of infants that are exposed to HIV
- Global entrepreneurial training program, HP LIFE that provides aspiring entrepreneurs with business and IT skills.
These honors are awarded to companies for using information technology to advance public welfare, contribute to the greater good of society, and change the world for the better.
To learn more about these awards and to see the full list of all 200 laureates, visit the Computerworld website.
Date: May 30, 2012
The Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation (SPEC) has commended three HP engineers for their work on important benchmarking projects and their contribution to the organization. In a letter from SPEC President Walter Bays, HP engineers Andrew Bond, David Schmidt, and Klaus-Dieter Lange were congratulated by name and held up as examples of the remarkable work HP does.
“HP’s commitment to SPEC through the participation of your engineers is what makes our success possible,” wrote Bays. “Your engineers were selected to receive these awards by their SPEC colleagues, some of whom may include vigorous competitors who nevertheless recognize their technical acuity and vision, and who weigh their opinions carefully indeed.” To learn more about SPEC and HP’s work with the organization, visit the SPEC website.
Date: May 22, 2012
HP received the “Best Use of Technology” award at the Procurement Leaders 2012 Awards The award recognizes excellence within procurement and is the only global award within the profession. The Procurement Leaders Network is a membership-led community exclusively for executive level procurement, sourcing and supply chain management professionals. Amy Lodge, of HP’s Global Procurement team was also honored as a “Future Leader.”
Read more about these awards at the Procurement Leaders website
Date: May 22, 2012
HP has won the Partnership/Collective Action award from GCBHealth for its Disease Surveillance and Mapping Project. HP partnered on the project with Positive Innovation for the Next Generation (PING), a youth-led non-governmental organization in Botswana; the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI); mobile network provider Mascom; and the Botswana Ministry of Health. The partners created an innovative way to track malaria and other diseases in Botswana, using smartphones to collect data on disease activity, and streamlining data collection and analysis to improve the quality of disease surveillance. To learn more about this honor and to read a case study about the project, visit the GCBHealth website.
Date: May 17, 2012
HP Global Business Services EMEA has received awards in Excellence in Customer Service and Excellence in Improvement and Innovation by the Shared Services and Outsourcing Network (SSON), the largest and most established community of shared services and outsourcing professionals.
The achievement is even more extraordinary as this is the first time in SSON history that one organization has been awarded in two categories the same year. It is also the first time that one organization has been awarded for two consecutive years.
The recognition is the outcome of tremendous efforts that the entire HP Global Business Services EMEA organization put into driving and collaborating toward HP’s strategic priorities over the last years, particularly employees in Bucharest, Romania, and Wroclaw, Poland.
The awards ceremony took place during the 12th Annual European Shared Services & Outsourcing Week event held in Amsterdam, Netherlands. To learn more about this honor, and to see a full list of winners, visit the SSON website.
Date: May 16, 2012
HP Brazil has been awarded the Greenbest Award in the Technology category for the second consecutive year, with HP Original Cartridges voted the most sustainable product on the Brazilian market. The cartridges won the award due to the company’s sustainable attributes, Planet Partners recycling program, and “closed loop” system.
Last year, HP Brazil won the Greenbest Award for the MFP HP F4480 printer, which was chosen based on its environmentally sound design, use of recycled plastics in both the printer and cartridges, and its Energy Star certification.
To learn more about this honor, visit the Greenbest website (in Portuguese).
Date: May 9, 2012
The HP Infrastructure Technology Outsourcing (ITO) Global Delivery team, part of HP Enterprise Services, has been awarded the STAR Award for Excellence, presented by the Technology Services Industry Association (TSIA). TSIA is the leading professional association in the technology services industry.
The HP group edged out two other finalists from Cisco and Lexmark, to win the award in the category of Knowledge Management, which honors companies that have established repeatable, effective processes for capturing, publishing, and maintaining content in order to solve customer problems in a consistent and efficient manner.
Read more at the TSIA website.
Date: May 9, 2012
HP Technology Services (TS) was named the winner of the Spring 2012 Technology Services Industry Association (TSIA) STAR Award for Spare Parts Management.
The STAR Awards honor education services, field services, professional services, support services, and service revenue generation organizations who display exceptional leadership, innovation, and commitment to the major disciplines of technology services.
HP TS demonstrated overall excellence in the management of service spare parts, with its emphasis on the people, processes, and technologies it uses to deliver exceptional results. HP also illustrated a strong commitment to change management and innovation that set it apart from the other applicants in this category.
HP was also named to the TSIA “Hall of Fame” for the third time in recognition of winning more than 15 awards from TSIA in 2012.
Additionally, HP TS was honored with the Award Certification for its Global Call Centers.
The awards were announced at the Technology Services World (TSW) 2012 Best Practices conference in Santa Clara, California. To learn more about these honors and to see a full list of winners, visit the TSIA website.
Date: April 26, 2012
HP was among six finalists in the competition for the Franz Edelman Award for Achievement in Operations Research and the Management Sciences. The finalists were named after an extensive selection process that began in September 2011.
The final round was determined after presentations by finalists in front of a distinguished panel of judges comprising operations research practitioners and academicians. After deliberations by the judges and audience polling, the top honor ultimately was awarded to TNT Express, Netherlands, but HP was recognized by the jury as being among “undoubtedly the best analytics teams in the world.”
Every year, the Franz Edelman competition recognizes outstanding examples of operations research-based projects that transform companies, entire industries, and people’s lives. To learn more, visit the MarketVision blog and the INFORMS website.
Date: April 25, 2012
HP has won the prestigious Justmeans Social Innovation Award for Most Strategic Use of Philanthropic Funds for its successful Early Infant Diagnosis program in Kenya.
The award was bestowed at the 2012 Ceres conference in Boston, Massachusetts.
Alan Nemeth, an HP Fellow and chief technologist for Enterprise Cloud Services, Unified Communication, accepted the award. He said that collaboration is “the most effective and sustainable way to solve problems.”
He added that working on the Early Infant Diagnosis program with Clinton Health Access Initiative, the Kenyan Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation, and Strathmore University is a perfect example of collaboration in action, as it demonstrates the unique value that multiple stakeholders in public-private partnerships can make a positive impact on society and significantly benefit infant lives in Kenya.
The Justmeans awards honor the global leaders that are tackling the world’s most pressing challenges through social innovation. Ceres is a non-governmental organization that mobilizes business leadership to ignite innovation and scale sustainability to build a healthy global economy.
To learn more about this honor, visit the Social Innovation Awards website.
Date: April 6, 2012
HP Brazil has won the Green Award from RFID Journal in the sixth annual RFID Awards. HP Brazil was chosen for its radio frequency identification (RFID) solutions as total management for the lifecycle of products manufactured in Brazil through the SmartWaste project.
This is the second time HP Brazil has been honored in the RFID Awards—the first time a company has been honored twice. In 2007, HP Brazil won the Best RFID Implementation Award for the design and implementation of printers manufactured in Brazil.
To learn more about this honor and other awards, visit the RFID Journal website.
Date: April 6, 2012
The HP Software Support organization has achieved TSIA Rated Outstanding Assisted Support North America, EMEA (Europe, Middle East, and Africa) and APJ (Asia Pacific, Japan) certifications from the Technology Services Industry Association (TSIA).
Rated Outstanding is TSIA’s industry certification that recognizes outstanding service operations across a specific mode of support—in HP’s case, assisted support in all three of the company’s Software Support regions. The HP Software Support organization is also qualified as a Certified Support Staff Excellence Center in Costa Rica. To learn more about this honor, visit the TSIA website.
Date: April 5, 2012
HP's Global Delivery Philippines Center has bested six other finalists to win the Quality Program of the Year Award in the International ICT Awards, Philippines, 2012. The Quality Program of the Year is a new category introduced this year.
HP won top honors in recognition of the strong culture of quality and process maturity that continues to be sustained since the center was set up in 2003. Global Delivery Philippines Center has a stellar record of quality programs, having been the first organization in HP to be certified in ISO 20000, the industry standard in service management.
The International ICT Awards Philippines, now in its sixth year, was established to recognize the contributions of IT industry players in elevating the Philippines as a prime location for outsourced services.
Date: March 26, 2012
The Human Resources (HR) team in Ireland was recognized by the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development (CIPD) with an Award of Distinction for Innovation and People Leadership for their “5 My’s of Employee Engagement” model—My Job, My Career, My Recognition, My Opinion, and My Community. The award recognizes the strategic impact of their innovative, people management, and development practices on organizational success, through the leadership, vision and professional capability of the HR team. In essence, the model is an enabler for employee motivation, business change management, and uniquely, repositioning of the engagement dynamic.
Learn more about the award at the CIPD website
Date: March 22, 2012
President of Poland Bronislaw Komorowski, second from left, awards HP Poland Managing Director Pawel Czajkowski, third from right, the Silver Cross of Merit.
Pawel Czajkowski, managing director of HP Poland, has been awarded the Silver Cross of Merit by President of Poland Bronislaw Komorowski. The Cross of Merit is the highest civilian award in Poland and is a medal given to citizens who have gone beyond the call of duty in their work for the country and society as a whole.
Czajikowski received the cross for his 20 years of contribution and active involvement in building the information infrastructure in Poland.
Date: March 19, 2012
HP Canada has been recognized as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers by Canada's Top 100 Employers. This award recognizes 50 organizations that lead the nation in creating diverse and inclusive workplaces.
Each year, the editorial team at Canada's Top 100 Employers reviews top employer submissions to identify the leading organizations that have developed a wide range of initiatives, including programs for women; visible minorities; persons with disabilities; aboriginal peoples; and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) peoples.
To read the full list and to learn more about why HP Canada was included, visit the Canada’s Top 100 website.
Date: March 15, 2012
The Learning and Development (L&D) and Global Talent organizations in HP’s Human Resources have received a number of prestigious industry recognitions. Nine of their programs have been honored by the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD) for exemplary practices in workplace learning and development, including:
2011 ASTD Excellence in Practice Award Winners
- IPG Business Acumen Global Business Challenge
- HP Evaluation Framework
2011 ASTD Excellence in Practice Citation Winners
- Global Career Development Connection
- License to Practice Master Program
- PSG Channel Sales Onboarding
- IPG Social Learning Center for Sales Skills
- GRE Executive Engagements
- Productive and Engaged New Hire Training Practice for ESSN, TS, and HP Software
In addition to the ASTD citation, the IPG Social Learning Center for Sales Skills program also won a 2012 Bersin and Associates Learning Leaders Award.
Date: March 10, 2012
HP has placed highly on a ranking of companies with the best scores in environmental, social, and governance by the FTSE Group, a global index and analytical solutions group. On a scale of 1 to 5, HP score a 4.5, with subsector score of 97 out of 100, earning it a prestigious spot of the FTSE4Good listing.
In the technology sector, HP ranked behind only Nokia and Intel.
This is the ninth year in a row that HP has made it onto the FTSE4Good list.
The six criteria covered in the ranking are environmental management, climate change, supply chain labor standards, human and labor rights, corporate governance, and countering bribery.
To learn more about this honor and to see the full list, visit the FTSE Group website.
Date: February 27, 2012
HP has won the sixth annual Public-Private Partnership Award from the National Governors Association (NGA), presented to Enterprise Services at NGA’s annual meeting in Washington, D.C.
The award recognized HP’s collaboration with 13 U.S. states to develop the Medical Assistance Provider Incentive Repository (MAPIR) application. The application enables members of the MAPIR collaborative to coordinate and administer federally mandated incentive payments to help eligible Medicaid providers adopt electronic health record (EHR) technology.
Since the system went live last year, states using MAPIR have issued more than $400 million in incentives to hospitals, physicians, dentists, nurse practitioners, and other eligible providers.
To learn more about this honor and MAPIR, visit the HP Newsroom.
Date: February 14, 2012
HP’s Jamie Erbes has been honored in the inaugural Cloud Network of Women (CloudNOW) Top Women in Cloud Awards. Erbes was recognized for her contributions, accomplishments, and thought-leadership in the field of cloud networking.
As the director of Services Research in HP Labs, Erbes and her team are responsible for research and development of new technologies that will help HP and its customers make the most of a future in which HP sees “Everything as a Service” (EaaS).
CloudNOW is a nonprofit consortium of leading women in cloud computing, focused on using technology for the overall professional development of women from around the world by providing a forum for networking, knowledge sharing, mentoring, and economic growth.
Date: February 22, 2012
James Stasiak of HP has been selected by the Society for Imaging Science and Technology as the recipient of the 2012 Johann Gutenberg Prize for his scientific and technical leadership role in a wide range of printing technologies, including organic photoconductor physics, inkjet physics and chemistry, printed electronics, custom fabrication, printed intelligence, environment-aware printing, and digital fabrication. The award carries with it a medal and a cash prize of $2,000.
Founded in 1947, the Society for Imaging Science and Technology is a professional international organization dedicated to keeping members and others apprised of the latest scientific and technological developments in the field of imaging through conferences, educational programs, and publications. To learn more about this honor, visit the Society for Imaging Science and Technology website.
Date: February 9, 2012
Neelam Dhawan, managing director of HP India, and Geetha Panda, a senior executive in Enterprise Services, have been listed among India’s Top Inspirational Women Leaders by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).
Both women were recognized for their remarkable leadership skills and helping HP excel under pressure and recent strife, as well becoming prolific in the world of Indian IT. To read more about each honoree and to view the full list, visit the Confederation of Indian Industry website.
Date: January 30, 2012
HP Bulgaria has won the "Investor of the Year 2011" award for its Global Delivery Center Project from the InvestBulgaria Agency (IBA) in the category "Investor in jobs with high added value." Borislav Stefanov, executive director of the IBA, personally presented the award at an official ceremony attended by the Bulgarian political and economic elite.
This prestigious award is decided by an expert jury that consists of professionals with in-depth knowledge on the Bulgarian market. All companies with serious and sustainable investments that stimulate the Bulgarian economy were eligible to participate in the contest.
Read more at the InvestBulgaria Agency website
Date: January 26, 2012
PC Magazine has given the HP Officejet Pro 8100 ePrinter its Editor's Choice award, calling the device "a prime example of a new generation of inkjets that can go head to head with color lasers on speed while beating them on price."
"Whatever capabilities you associate with ink jet printers, odds are you're in for a surprise with the HP Officejet Pro 8100 ePrinter," writes PC Magazine. "It's faster than many inexpensive color lasers, offers better paper handling than many, and prints at a lower cost per page."
Read more at the PC Magazine website.
Date: January 23, 2012
The HP ENVY 14 Spectre has earned the CNET Best of CES award in the PC category at the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show.
"The newly announced HP Spectre is the most glass-covered laptop we've ever seen, with its all-glass lid and palm rest," said CNET. "At a CES devoid of many eye-popping laptops, the Spectre could be the most stylish of the bunch. Beats Audio is included on this premium ultrabook, along with an inset analog wheel for volume control, Near Field Communication (NFC) support, and HP Wireless Audio."
Read more at the Full article at CNET.
Date: January 16, 2012
HP has been named one of America's Top Organizations for Multicultural Business Opportunities for 2012 by DiversityBusiness.com.
The "Div50" list is made up of highly respected organizations that have differentiated themselves in the global market place, particularly in an era where diversity has been imperative for economic prosperity and future success. This list represents the top 50 corporations that have featured themselves as leaders of multicultural business opportunities. Companies named on the list will be honored at an event on April 25 at the Foxwoods Resort and Casino in Mashantucket, Conn.
Read more at the Full article at CNET.