Fred Brooks, IBM engineer

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Date
1965 ca.
Copyright Owner
© International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)
Keywords
Project management; Programming; System/360 (Computer); SPREAD; Computers--History; Electronic data processing--History; Computer industry--History; International Business Machines Corporation (IBM); IBM 360 (Computer)
Object ID
102657020

Brooks is legendary for having rescued IBM’s floundering software-development program for the first System/360 computers. When he stepped in, over 1,000 programmers were working on the operating system.