"The opportunity that HP sees in front of it is to deliver consumer-quality experiences without compromise in the enterprise."
The IT shift provides opportunities for businesses to save money while increasing speed, agility and simplicity, Whitman said.
"IT is no longer just about keeping computers running, is it? It is now a critical strategic factor in determining whether your organization will win or lose in the marketplace."
"You're no longer down in the engine room," she said. "You're up on the bridge consulting with the captain."
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