Taking Human Resources to
Hewlett-Packard (Canada) Ltd.
Thursday, September 25,
1997 at 2:30 p.m.
Davis Centre, Room 1302
University of Waterloo
Everyone is welcome.
Because space is limited, we recommend registering for the seminar
to reserve your seat.
Seats are reserved on a first come, first serve basis.
In 1994, Hewlett-Packard undertook to
transform their human resources, compensation and benefits operations,
and employee communications. Seeking to "deliver world class human
resources solutions, any time, any place," an Intranet became an
obvious choice as a delivery and access vehicle. As a result, HP not only
reshaped their internal business practices, but has enhanced the
services they were offering. In this seminar, Rick Schwartz, a leader
in the on-going development of paperless Human Resources solutions,
will give his perspective on applying Web-based or Intranet technology
to communicate benefits to employees, and to improve the effectiveness of
HP managers in areas relating to people management. He will demonstrate
the HR applications that enable the staffing, pension, compensation,
benefits, and training departments to deliver better service at less
Rick Schwartz is Director of
Compensation, Benefits and Human Resources Systems, Hewlett-Packard
(Canada) Ltd. Joining Hewlett-Packard (Canada) Ltd. in 1972 as a
Systems Engineer, Mr. Schwartz became responsible for Hewlett-Packard's value-added
programs in Canada, including R&D relationships with universities and acquisition
of companies and new product and services mandates. Mr. Schwartz is a past member
of the Board of Directors of the Institute for Computer Research at the University of
Waterloo, of PRECARN Associates Inc., a pre-competitive research
consortium, of the Information Technology Association of Canada's
Supplier Development Program, and of ITAC's R&D Tax Credit
committee. He has represented HP's membership in CANARIE Inc. He serves on
the Industrial Advisory Boards of the Department of Electrical
Engineering and the Division of Manufacturing Engineering at the
University of Calgary.
is an international manufacturer of electronic measurement and test
equipment, computer systems and peripherals, chemical analysis
instruments and medical electronic products. In 1980, HP Labs started
to use e-mail. HP has continually extended its internet during the
1980's and became one of the first Corporate Web sites on the Net in
1993 allowing customer access. Today, HP owns and operates the world's
largest private internet or intranet.
For more information
The infraNET Project
Computer Systems Group, University of Waterloo