Service Bureaus Meeting

May 10, 2010
New York, NY

On May 19, 2010, the Software Industry Special Industry Group convened a meeting of pioneers from companies that provided processing services including early service bureau companies. The meeting was held at the offices of Jeffries & Co. in New York City and included five workshop sessions on focused on various aspects of founding and growing these businesses. The workshops were recorded and the transcripts are being edited to be posted on the Computer History Museum’s Oral History website. The workshops are listed below and links to the transcripts will be added when they have been posted.

Attendees:

Casey, Frank Mann, Jim
Grad, Burton Miller, Stu
Haigh, Thomas Rollins, John
Houtz, Jim Schachter, Oscar
Jerger, Doug Tessler, Bob
Johnson, Luanne

Workshops:

Early History of Service Bureaus

Financial Management and Growth

Applications and Opertions

Marketing/Sales and Trade Association Membership

Later History – Adapting to Change, Consolidation and Sale

Companies Represented:

Accountants Computer Services, ADP, AZTECH, Custom Data Services, CyCare, Data Processing and Accounting Services, United Data Centers

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