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“Management by Walking Around”
Bill and Dave practiced an innovative management style that included “Management by Walking Around” or MBWA, shown here being practiced in the company’s Loveland, Colorado, facility. MWBA assumed that ...
A Computer of Firsts: The PDP-1
Introduced in 1959, the Programmed Data Processor-1 (PDP-1) was the first computer from Digital Equipment Corporation, the first computer to focus on interaction with the user and the first minicomput ...
A Fortune 500 Company
Hewlett-Packard announced it had been named to the Fortune 500 for the first time on July 10, 1962.
A Future President: Ronald Reagan Visits HP
Ronald Reagan visited Hewlett-Packard during his 1966 gubernatorial campaign. He would win the election less than one month later.
A Lift: Dressagraph Multilift Model 1275
Patrica Vogt and Wally Brann worked on a Dressagraph Multilift Model 1275, a printer that had a capacity of 50,000 impressions or 25,000 sheets a day. Vogt was one of 2,600 women who worked at Hewlett ...
A New Look: 1960’s HP Logo Redesign
Shortly after introducing its first computer, Hewlett-Packard redesigned its logo for the first time in more than 20 years. The iconic lowercase initials within a circle remained, but the legs of the ...
Administrating Growth at HP
Hewlett-Packard expanded continuously throughout the 1960s, beginning with the opening of its new corporate headquarters at 1501 Page Mill Road in 1960 and continuing through a number of domestic and ...
All Heart: HP 8020A Cardiotocograph
The HP 8020A cardiotocograph was the world’s first non-invasive electronic fetal heart monitor, developed in a partnership between Division in Böblingen, Germany, and Dr. Konrad Hammacher, a German OB ...
All-American: SI Football Squad
In 1958, Sports Illustrated named Dave Packard to its annual Silver Anniversary All-America football squad, which recognized star college players who went on to remarkable professional success in the ...
An Awesome Oscilloscope: The HP 180A
The HP 180A oscilloscope was a 100 percent solid-state component oscilloscope, Hewlett-Packard’s first. An entirely new cathode ray tube design resulted in a screen that was twice the size of other sc ...