Major develops coming this week involve HP, Oracle and Tech Data -- plus political and economic developments across multiple countries. Here's WTF is happening for the week of March 16-20.
HP's 3D printing technology, called Multi Jet Fusion, is coming in 2016. That's great to hear. But here's the challenge: 3D printing has little to do with traditional printer sales, nor is it applicable to the vast majority of HP's existing printer installed base. Here are the challenges and opportunities ahead.
The rumors are back. Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) plans to break up into two companies -- one focused on enterprise IT solutions, the other focused on PCs and printers, according to The Wall Street Journal. But whether HP remains one company or splits into two, the key question for Current CEO Meg Whitman remains: Where's the growth?