The biggest merger of technology giants in history, Hewlett-Packard and Compaq, made a lot of noise last spring. So it follows that the new HP's four-day Americas Field Conference — the first meeting of the now 6,000-member-strong combined sales force — got pretty loud, too.
Slot machines loud.
John Mellencamp loud.
Live lion cubs loud.
The goal of the four-day AFC, held in Las Vegas this past November, was to bring together, under one massive roof, two