B – Subject File Guide

Barney Oliver Prize:
(note: this is Agilent’s continuation of HP Labs’ Joe Birnbaum Prize for Innovation) innovation prize from 2000, given by Agilent Labs; feature on Labs’ Bruce Beasley’s work in sculpture; First Annual Barney Oliver Prize Awarded to Julie Fouquet and Dave Donald, for work on optical cross-bar switch (Champagne bubble switch), 11/17/00; Agilent Labs Honors Innovation with the Oliver Prize – recipients Ken Poulton and Robert Neff, 12/02;

beAgilent Transformation:
includes presentation discussing  Stratos, Excella and Vantage Programs; Excella white paper on customer service, 6/30/2000;

Bench Briefs:
early (1961-63) issues of HP Bench Briefs, “your private line to HP’s customer service dept.”;

Berkeley Business School:
“MBA Core Course Reading Materials,” 1986

Bicycle path (Arastradero, Palo Alto):
agreement, clippings, technical drawings, 1976-77;

mobile lab donated to NYPD to detect bioterrorism threat “on the spot”; 3/28/02 news release summarizing Agilent’s products useful in detecting chemical warfare agents;

Blood Banks:
1976 memos to Ray Wilbur about relationship with Peninsula Blood Bank, and Red Cross at Stanford;

Bluetooth: general background from beAgilent, 2002

Board of Directors (Agilent):

Board of Directors (HP):
Corporate Directories, 1957-88, some with executives; news releases about Board appointments; brochure with pictures of directors of HP Norway, Denmark & Finland; 1997 article about HP board by Lew Platt from Directors and Boards, includes mission guidelines;

See Also 1SRS6 individual files

Board of Directors (HP), Asia Pacific Tour:
briefing packet includes overview of HP sites on the 1988 tour (Japan, Singapore, Malaysia), including photos;

Boeblingen Computer Products Division:
announcement and org chart, 1983;

See Also Germany


See Also Latin America

Bonus check, 1957:
stub printed with message “Merry Christmas from Bill and Dave”

Boonton Radio Corporation:
[acquisition] founded 1934, acquired by HP 1959; moved from Boonton to Rockaway, New Jersey; early publications, product announcements; autobiography of C.J. Franks in manuscript form, 1932-63;

Boston University, Photonics Center:
11/14/02 news release about the collaboration;

Bowers Site (Santa Clara)
     See Avantek Inc.

notes on 1964 company bowling tournement;

See Also Corporate Image

Brand Management Audit,

Brand Management organization,
phase out announcement, 2005

Brand & Customer Awareness Tracking, Wave 3:
memorandum on start of next wave of advertising, and brief update of Wave 3, 11/05/01

Brand & Customer Awareness Tracking, Wave 4:
research results presented 10/29/99;

Brand & Customer Awareness Tracking, Wave 6:
research results presented 3/29/00;

Brand & Customer Awareness Tracking, Wave 7:
research results presented 4/29/00;

Brand & Customer Awareness Tracking, Wave 12:
research results presented 9/28/00;

Brand & Customer Awareness Tracking, Wave 13:
research results presented 10/30/00;

Brand,Tagline Phase Out

Facts Sheet, 10/02; Agilent Brazil Celebrates 35th Anniversary [11/20/02], 12/10/02;

See Also Latin America

Brand Management (Agilent):
Office Support Products Audit Report, First Half, FY01; Marketing Literature Audit Report, First Half, FY01; Product Labeling Audit Report, First Half, FY01;Brand Communications Platform 2002

Break Even Time [BET]:
Corporate Engineering, 1990

(m)Bristol, England, Hewlett-Packard Laboratories, R&D  established; see also news release Nov. 3, 1983, U.K.
(m)Broadcast Station Measurements, circa 1950

BT&D Technologies Ltd.:
[acquisition] fiber optic components manufacturer, a Dupont-BT (British Telecom) joint venture acquired May 1993;

Buildings and Sites, Miscellaneous:
article on Polly and  Jake’s Antique Shop: clippings & news releases about Atlanta, Roseville, Corvallis, PAECO, California Avenue (Building 17); building designation chart, 1962;

See Also specific addresses (i.e. Addison Avenue, 367);
     See Also location division name (i.e. Avondale Division)

Business Cards:
samples through the years
(m)Business Computer Group, Organization and Communication guide, two folders, 1980

Business Ethics:
beAgilent feature dated 10/03/02 discussing business controls in response to corporate scandals sinking Enron, WorldCom, Adelphia; “No Bribes or Pay-offs, No boycotts,” international business; Dick Alberding letter to distribution about competitive intelligence ethics, 1990; Press Release, 1976; integrity, honesty;

See Also Antitrust Laws
See Also International Business
See Also “Worldwide Business Ethics of HP”

Business Hall of Fame:
Hewlett and Packard inducted, 1988;

Business Plans:
Lucile Packard’s typewritten notes from 1937; CEO  hoshin 1994, 1995, 1997; “Hoshin Planning Reference Guide,” Corporate Quality, 1991;

“Amended By-Laws,” 1957;