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Inventing systems engineering [LEO]

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The J. Lyons food and catering company in 1949 undertook an ambitious project known as LEO (Lyons Electronic Office). This created, for the first time anywhere, computer hardware and software for business applications. The author describes the history and applications legacy of this successful endeavor, using personal reminiscences and letters from one of LEO's founding participants

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Annals of the History of Computing, IEEE  (Volume:22 ,  Issue: 3 )