Artifact Details

Title

Hewlett Packard software workshop : session one : origin of HP third party software companies

Catalog Number

102739965

Type

Text

Date

2008-06-05

Contributor

Adamson, Michael, Participant
Alberts, Gerard, Historian
Bergquist, Richard, Participant
Browne, Martin, Participant
Bugos, Glenn, Historian
Cooper, Steve, Participant
Damm, Jack, Participant
Dennis, Steve, Participant
Gentry, Grace, Participant
Gorfinkel, Martin, Participant
Grad, Burt, Moderator
Green, Bob, Participant
House, Charles H., Participant
Jerger, Douglas, SI SIG Member
Keet, Lee, Editor
Klein, Mark, Participant
Kurtzig, Sandy, Participant
Mahoney, Michael, Historian
Mecham, Douglas J., Participant
Ray, Bruce, Participant
Rego, Alfredo, Participant
Sakakihara, Phil, Participant
Sieler, Stan, Participant
Thorpe, Harper, Participant
White, Fred, Participant
Woc, Rene, Participant

Publisher

Computer History Museum

Place of Publication

Mountain View, California

Extent

29 p.

Format

PDF

Description

In this first workshop on HP software companies, the participants introduced themselves and then described the origin of their ISVs and VARs who served the HP end user marketplace with applications and systems software products. In this introductory session the software company participants described why and how they entered the HP minicomputer marketplace which set the stage for the workshops to follow. The HP attendees described their roles in HP and the historians provided some background on their experience and interests in the software and services industry.

Category

Transcription

Subject

Abacus; Adager; Allegro; American Management Systems; ASK Computers; Cognos; Gentry Incorporated; HP 3000; INTEREX; Lark Computing; Palo Alto Group; Quasar; Urban Software; VAX/VMS; Wild Hare Computing; 3000 Newswire; Foster, Birket; Hewlett Packard (HP); Hewlett, William; HP 2100 (computer); Packard, David; Smith, Dennis and Gaylord

Collection Title

Oral history collection

Credit

Software Industry Special Interest Group

Lot Number

X4698.2008