Welcome

The Software Industry Special Interest Group at the Computer History Museum is dedicated to preserving the history of the software industry, one of the largest and most influential industries in the world today. The industry originated with the entrepreneurial computer software and services companies of the 1950s and 1960s, grew dramatically through the 1970s and 1980s to become a market force rivaling that of the computer hardware companies, and by the 1990s had become the supplier of technical know-how that transformed the way people worked, played and communicated every day of their lives. The SI SIG is working to preserve for future generations information about the companies, people, products, and events that shaped the evolution of this vital industry.

We accomplish this objective through:

Your support of these projects as a volunteer or with financial contributions is always welcome.  Please refer to the How to Support section on the About the SI SIG page.  Thank you for your interest and support.