1. Get Leo Up to Speed
With a new CEO in Leo Apotheker at the helm, HP's board needs to ensure that he is ready and prepared to manage the many moving pieces at the company. He undoubtedly knows how to handle HP's software business, but questions remain about his ability handling the hardware and mobile areas of the operation. The first thing HP must do is get Apotheker up to speed to ensure he is a worthy successor to Mark Hurd.