The Value Factor
IN THIS SUMMARY
Mark Hurd, HP’s recently named CEO and president, spent 25 years at NCR (the last two as chief executive and president), where he was instrumental in formulating and executing strategies to maximize operational efficiencies and profitability. Lars Nyberg, now NCR’s chairman of the board, served as CEO from 1995 to 2003, leading its transformation from a hardware manufacturer to technology solutions provider.
From their perspective, information is the new competitive edge—the one thing a company’s competition does not have and cannot replicate. Thus, capitalizing on the customer, supplier, and partner information a company owns is now its value proposition for sustained long-term growth.
In The Value Factor, they combine case studies of top global companies in every industry and offer a unique perspective on what these innovators are doing to meet challenges and stay ahead in today’s tough business environment.