DEC & DG Software Meeting

June 3, 2008
Mountain View, CA

On June 3, 2008, the Software Industry Special Industry Group convened a meeting at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA of pioneers who had provided software to support DEC and DG minicomputers during the 1960s through 1990s. Four workshops were held on topics related to the origins and growth of the DEC & DG software industry. 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.


Alberts, Gerard Mahoney, Michael
Grad, Burton Phillips, Jan
Gustafson, Paul Phillips, John
Haigh, Thomas Ray, Bruce
Hensley, Joe Ross, Ken
Hines, Karol Schachter, Oscar
Jerger, Doug Stein, Jeffery
Johnson, Luanne Walsh, Ian
LaHay, Ed


Origins of Third Party Software Companies (ISVs and VARs)
Minicomputer Workshop: DEC-DG Business Growth
Minicomputer Workshop: DEC/DG Technology
Relations with Manufactuers and Continuing Use of Products and Services

Companies Represented:

ACT, Argonaut Information Systems, Creative Socio Medics, DEC, Oracle, Ross Systems, Wild Hare

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