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Showstopper

Author : G. Pascal Zachary
ISBN : 9781480494848
Genre : Business & Economics
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Showstopper is the dramatic, inside story of the creation of Windows NT, told by Wall Street Journal reporter G. Pascal Zachary. Driven by the legendary Bruce Cutler, a picked band of software engineers sacrifices almost everything in their lives to build a new, stable, operating system aimed at giving Microsoft a platform for growth through the next decade of development in the computing business. Comparable in many ways to the Pulitzer Prize–winning book The Soul of a New Machine by Tracy Kidder, Showstopper gets deep inside the process of software development, the lives and motivations of coders and the pressure to succeed coupled with the drive for originality and perfection that can pull a diverse team together to create a program consisting of many hundreds of thousands of lines of code.

Microsoft 2 0

Author : Mary Jo Foley
ISBN : 9780470384169
Genre : Business & Economics
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Does Bill Gates?s retirement consign Microsoft to the corporate retirement home as well? Mary Jo Foley doesn?t think so. Her 25 years of Microsoft-watching provides a unique vantage point from which to speculate on how Microsoft might write its next chapter. Identifying signposts and interpreting clues she knows well, Foley offers a thought-provoking view of the software giant?s post-Gates future. Don?t be surprised to be surprised.

Inventing The Electronic Century

Author : Alfred D. Chandler, Jr.
ISBN : 0674018052
Genre : Business & Economics
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Consumer electronics and computers redefined life and work in the twentieth century. In Inventing the Electronic Century, Pulitzer Prize-winning business historian Alfred D. Chandler, Jr. traces their origins and worldwide development. From electronics prime mover RCA in the 1920s to Sony and Matsushita's dramatic rise in the 1970s; from IBM's dominance in computer technology in the 1950s to Microsoft's stunning example of the creation of competitive advantage, this masterful analysis is essential reading for every manager and student of technology.

Microsoft Secrets

Author : Michael A. Cusumano
ISBN : 9780684855318
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 43. 71 MB
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The authors reveal Microsoft's product development, marketing, and organizational strategies

Mystic Microsoft A Journey Of Transformation In The Halls Of High Technology

Author : Kraig Brockschmidt
ISBN : 9781365357510
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Where do you go to grow spiritually? A church? A monastery? India? Tibet? What about the heart of corporate multinationalism? Mystic Microsoft demonstrates that with sincerity and self-offering, God can (and will) guide one’s inner growth in any setting, not just formal religious channels. Here, one of Microsoft’s most visible technology experts during its major growth years relates how his career circumstances were the vehicle for an inward transformation. With insight, wit, and colorful anecdotes about life at Microsoft, Brockschmidt shows how one’s career, like his experience writing the Windows Calculator and his book, Inside OLE 2, are tremendous opportunities for spiritual growth. “[At Microsoft] I learned and experienced exactly what you would expect [in] a monastery or ashram...” Mystic Microsoft offers hope to those who feel that their careers are at odds with their inner aspirations and those who seek to find a deeper meaning in their worldly responsibilities. www.mysticmicrosoft.com

A Bibliography Of The Personal Computer Electronic Resource The Books And Periodical Articles

Author : Roy A. Allan
ISBN : 9780968910856
Genre : Microcomputers
File Size : 43. 81 MB
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This eBook bibliography on the history of the personal computer and the industry contains over 280 book notations and over 250 periodical notations. It also contains a reprint of an article by the author entitled "What Was the First Personal Computer?"

Breaking Windows

Author : David Bank
ISBN : 0743203151
Genre : Business & Economics
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Profiles the people who executed Bill Gates' plan to establish a monopoly by creating a new kind of business organism, and how they are dealing with the limits of Microsoft's growth and their own mid-life crises.

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