The minicomputer began a revolution in the computer industry and was influential in the industry for over twenty years until superseded by client server computing and the personal computer. David Goodwin performs a case study of how Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC), which was number two in the world in 1988, became a takeover candidate for a PC manufacturer in just ten years.
D.T. Goodwin, Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC): a Case Study of Indecision, Innovation and Company Failure.
Prof. P.J. van Baalen
Prof. W.L. Buitelaar
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