Essays Tagged: "IBM"

American computer Industry

the development of improved punch-card business-machine systems by InternationalBusiness Machines (IBM), Remington-Rand, Burroughs, and other corporations. By modern standards the punched-card machin ... ome so well established and reliable that Howard Hathaway Aiken, in collaboration with engineers at IBM,undertook construction of a large automatic digital computer based on standard IBM electromechan ...

(10 pages) 274 2 2.7 Apr/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Answering Americas Call. The role of America today

n the race for new technology and the minds and sophistication that go with it. So long M-16, hello IBM, satellites, and laser technology. Earlier generations had no idea of what electronics co ...

(3 pages) 99 0 3.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies

An analysis and description of the life of Bill Gates and the beginnings of Microsoft Corporation

program and Microsoft Word. Interests in graphical interfaces were realized. Gates made a deal with IBM to write an operating system for its new line of personal computers, and in 1981 which he called ... r its new line of personal computers, and in 1981 which he called MS-DOS. It was shipped on all new IBM PC's. Microsoft made additional technological breakthroughs in the 1980's. In April, 1983, Micro ...

(2 pages) 102 0 3.2 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

3M's New Information System,

y, healthcare, industrial, consumer and office, electro and communications, and specialty markets. (IBM Case Study on 3M)3M, a company known for its innovation, constantly encourages employees to crea ... ring same-customer purchase information" or "analysing buying patterns across product categories". (IBM Case Study) The importance of each customer, to the entire company, could not be evaluated. Furt ...

(6 pages) 494 0 3.9 May/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

The American Dream is Alive and Well.

An Wang, founder of Wang Lab, invented magnetic memory in the early 1950s while he was working for IBM. IBM did not want to go ahead with his invention. He quit and found Wang Lab. The rest is also h ...

(9 pages) 92 0 3.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

An anlaysis of the IBM's Mission Statement.

International Business Machines (IBM) is the world's top provider of computer hardware. It has 80 years of leadership in helping busi ... ld's top provider of computer hardware. It has 80 years of leadership in helping business innovate. IBM alliance with the companies of all sizes around the world and compete almost in every market wor ... book PCs, mainframe and servers, storage systems, and peripherals, among its thousands of products. IBM is also one of the largest providers of both software and semiconductors. With the help of the p ...

(5 pages) 378 3 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Computer and Electronics Companies

Access is an excellent tool

ffled. If you want to read the essay in it's proper state, click here. The SQL standard passed from IBM to ANSI and the ISO, which formed a working group to continue its development First to Market De ... ANSI and the ISO, which formed a working group to continue its development First to Market Despite IBM being the company that invented ..."The Changing Role of the Database Administrator(English) 87% ...

(2 pages) 203 2 2.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Analyse Dell Computer

iness at the University of Texas at Austin with $1,000 US dollars. At that time, he often hides his IBM PCs in his roommate's bathtub when his family visits. His dorm room business officially became D ...

(2 pages) 408 1 2.6 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Analysis of Compensation and Benefits

telecommuting has become one of the newest and fasting growing trends. Edward Jones, Microsoft, and IBM are just a few of the country's largest employers that have decided to take advantage of the ben ... s of telecommuting and harvest the savings in employee recruitment and retention cost. For example, IBM announced a savings of approximately $700 million in property cost in October of 2003. This happ ...

(3 pages) 115 0 4.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Acer Case Analysis

nd multiple channels to distribute their product.In the Canadian Competitor Environment, Compaq and IBM are the main players each accounting for 21 percent of the units shipped, respectively. Apple ac ...

(3 pages) 224 1 4.9 Apr/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Computer and Electronics Companies

Advantages and disadvantages of outsourcing

ources, IT and other areas that are determined to not be part of the company's primary business.For IBM, its' convergence with Fidelity's Employer Services Co. marked a "major contract" in which Fidel ... a quarter of a million employees and retirees. Unfortunately, under this plan almost two-thirds of IBM's original Human Resources employees lost their jobs. IBM took these steps in transferring their ...

(3 pages) 424 0 4.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Airborne Express : Case Study

orders and satisfying the customers. Such a strategy helped the company to get contracts from Nike, IBM, and Xerox etc. Another strategy the Airborne employed was it owned the airports instead of leas ...

(6 pages) 509 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Acer SWOT

omputer components. "North American and European markets are dominated by "big guns" like Intel and IBM - and Acer cannot compete on its own in these markets". (Sahai, n.d., p.8) The risk of substitut ...

(4 pages) 188 0 5.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Computer and Electronics Companies

America's Inventive Spirit: Focus on the different types of intellectual property and the impact of counterfeit and thief of intellectual property has on our economy.

ial assets. This explains why businesses are so keen to protect these assets. Large companies, like IBM for example, have been granted over 2,800 patents. A Mass amount of money is spent yearly tracki ...

(11 pages) 99 0 3.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Computer Ethics

5 minute speech on a famous person: Bill Gates

on today.Gates was a good business man and had the ability to spot the next upcoming products. When IBM, the computer industry leader, asked Microsoft to help develop an operating system for its compu ... He search around and was able to buy an operating system called DOS for $50,000. Gates then talked IBM into letting Microsoft retain the rights, to market MS DOS separate from IBM. Because of this, M ...

(2 pages) 65 0 3.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Analyze the Consequences of Globalization

ernational organizations such as Coca Cola, Exxon, British Petroleum, Disney, McDonald's, Sony, and IBM, symbolize such a process.Globalization Drivers"The drivers of globalization are a combination o ...

(4 pages) 80 1 3.7 Jan/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Andrew Tsai

re.Technical Skills Languages: C/C++, MFC/Visual C++, Pascal, Visual Basic, UNIX C, Html Platforms: IBM PC compatible, Mac, Cisco, Sun & UNIX Workstations OS: DOS, Windows 9x, Windows NT, Windows ...

(3 pages) 14 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

In addition to analyzing the benchmark comparison of IBM, we

In addition to analyzing the benchmark comparison of IBM, we determined the sustainable and actual growth for the company. As expected, IBM?s results wer ... company. As expected, IBM?s results were extremely different from AEP?s. The sustainable growth for IBM was consistently higher than the actual growth rate (with the exception of 1995). These trends, ... al growth rate (with the exception of 1995). These trends, which are opposite of AEP?s suggest that IBM had smaller dividend payouts to stockholders. In fact, IBM?s dividend payouts were 1.03% on aver ...

(1 pages) 395 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Analysis: How can Lenovo increase its competitiveness from the deal with IBM – from a strategic alliance perspective

gy in order to maintain growth. On April 30th, 2005, Lenovo completed the landmark acquisition with IBM's PC Division, hoping that it can borrow its established brand name to foster global expansion, ... in a short time and to establish its own brand.However, an interesting point to discuss is that if IBM's PC Division is so powerful, then why would IBM like to withdraw from this sector of business a ...

(8 pages) 48 1 3.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Mergers and Acquisitions

Daksh e-services was acquired by IBM Corporation in April 2004 (IBM Daksh, 2006).It was bought for about 7.2 billion. The main aim wa ... obal hub for managing various business processes for different clients all around the world. Today IBM Daksh has 25 service delivery centres in India and the Philippines and is an integral part of th ... egral part of the IBM's BPO/BTO delivery network around the world. More than 30,000 people work for IBM Daksh today (Asia Africa Intelligence Wire, 2004). Daksh was created in July 1999 when four peo ...

(9 pages) 34 0 0.0 May/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management