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Software in the 1960s as concept, service, and product

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Packaged application software established a small but important corporate niche during the 1960s. The author charts the shifting meaning of the word software, situates the first software companies within the overall computer services market, and probes the attractions and limitations of the first packages from the viewpoint of their potential purchasers: managers of data processing

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Annals of the History of Computing, IEEE  (Volume:24 ,  Issue: 1 )