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The Computer In The United States

Author : James W. Cortada
ISBN : 9781315287751
Genre : Business & Economics
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This book studies how a technological innovation -- in this case the computer -- progresses from its origin as an idea in someone's mind to its eventual manifestation as a useable and marketable consumer product.

Second Bibliographic Guide To The History Of Computing Computers And The Information Processing Industry

Author : James W. Cortada
ISBN : 0313295425
Genre : History
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Complementing the author's 1990 bibliography, this volume provides 2,500 new citations, covering all significant literature published since the late 1980s. It includes all aspects of the subject--biographies, company histories, industry studies, product descriptions, sociological studies, industry directories, and traditional monographic histories--and covers all periods from the beginnings to the personal computer. New to this volume is a chapter on the management of information processing operations, useful to both historians and managers of information technology. Together with the earlier bibliography, this work provides the most comprehensive bibliographic guide to the history of computers, computing, and the information processing industry.

The Digital Hand Vol 3

Author : James W. Cortada
ISBN : 9780190290177
Genre : Business & Economics
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In The third volume of The Digital Hand, James W. Cortada completes his sweeping survey of the effect of computers on American industry, turning finally to the public sector, and examining how computers have fundamentally changed the nature of work in government and education. This book goes far beyond generalizations about the Information Age to the specifics of how industries have functioned, now function, and will function in the years to come. Cortada combines detailed analysis with narrative history to provide a broad overview of computings and telecommunications role in the entire public sector, including federal, state, and local governments, and in K-12 and higher education. Beginning in 1950, when commercial applications of digital technology began to appear, Cortada examines the unique ways different public sector industries adopted new technologies, showcasing the manner in which their innovative applications influenced other industries, as well as the U.S. economy as a whole. He builds on the surveys presented in the first volume of the series, which examined sixteen manufacturing, process, transportation, wholesale and retail industries, and the second volume, which examined over a dozen financial, telecommunications, media, and entertainment industries. With this third volume, The Digital Hand trilogy is complete, and forms the most comprehensive and rigorously researched history of computing in business since 1950, providing a detailed picture of what the infrastructure of the Information Age really looks like and how we got there. Managers, historians, economists, and those working in the public sector will appreciate Cortada's analysis of digital technology's many roles and future possibilities.

The Digital Hand

Author : James W. Cortada
ISBN : 9780195165883
Genre : Business & Economics
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This text provides a historical perspective on how some of the most important American industries used computing over the past half century, describing their experience, their best practices, and the role of industries and technologies in changing the nature of American work.

America History And Life

Author : Eric H. Boehm
ISBN : UOM:39015065819685
Genre : United States
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Provides historical coverage of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present. Includes information abstracted from over 2,000 journals published worldwide.

Information Technology As Business History

Author : James W. Cortada
ISBN : 0313299501
Genre : Business & Economics
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...looks at computing as business history...from the perspective of the business historian and business manager.

Who S Who In Technology

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ISBN : 0892351071
Genre : Technologists
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Directory Of Members

Author : American Economic Association
ISBN : STANFORD:36105070968628
Genre : Societies
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Monographic Series

Author : Library of Congress
ISBN : WISC:89126009422
Genre : Monographic series
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Who S Who In Technology Today 1982 1983

Author : Jan W. Churchwell
ISBN : UCSC:32106021023657
Genre : Science
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Directory of leading scientists and engineers who are the leaders in the most important areas of American technology. Each entry gives education, publications, achievements, area of expertise, honors, patents, and personal information.

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