Artifact Details

Title

Government Professional Services (GPS) workshop : session #1 : early history -- organizing the companies

Catalog Number

102742920

Type

Text

Date

2009-03-31

Contributor

Bannister, Dan, Participant
Bergin, Thomas (Tim), Participant
Bersoff, Ed, Participant
Ceruzzi, Paul E., Participant
Culver, Walt, Participant
Grad, Burt, Moderator
Grier, David, Participant
Gutkowski, Stan, Participant
Huntzinger, Judy, Participant
Jerger, Doug, Participant
Johnson, Luanne, Participant; Editor
London, Jack, Participant
Plouffe, Bob, Participant
Shelton, Wayne, Participant
Toups, John, Participant
Yost, Jeffrey, Participant
Young, Dan, Participant

Publisher

Computer History Museum

Place of Publication

Falls Church, Virginia

Extent

28 p.

Format

PDF

Copyright Holder

Computer History Museum

Description

Pioneers from eight Government Professional Services firms which were formed at the start of the industry discuss the formation and early years of the companies. The topics covered are who the founders were, their original impetus for starting the company, the source of initial and follow-on financing, and initial markets and technical objectives. The discussion covers the initial market positions that the companies were aiming for and how this was influenced by the presence of the other companies. This session covered five of the eight companies with the remainder covered in Session #2.

Category

Transcription

Subject

AEGIS; Andersen Consulting; BDM International; Braddock, Joe; BTG, Inc.; CACI; Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC); Culver, Walt; Dunne, Bernie; Federal Data Corporation; Foreign Military Sales; Hoover, Bill; Institute for Defense Analyses; Jones, Fletcher; Karr, Herb; Land-Air, Incorporated; Markowitz, Harry; McDonald, Dan; Nutt, Roy; PRC; Rand Corporation; Shelton, Wayne; SIMSCRIPT; White Sands

Collection Title

Oral history collection

Credit

Software Industry Special Interest Group

Lot Number

X5323.2009