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Big Blues: The Unmaking of IBM

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Paul Carroll is a writer from Dublin.

Page 53 mentions the “fear of nuclear attack” as the reason for moving out of New York city. Other editions – View all Big blues: Account Options Sign in. The result is one of the most instructive and important business stories of our time. Write a customer review.

More time was spent in communicating than actually writing code! May 1, ISBN Refresh and try again. Bo Tian rated it really liked it Mar 13, No eBook available Amazon.

Much of the information in the book comes from IBMers. Courtney Lassetter rated it liked it Jul 28, Page suggests Microsoft moles reported on IBM’s strategies. A great snapshot of America in the transition from industry to post-industrial nation.

Page 97 says IBM never wanted to have too many people in one spot. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. He has been writing since the age of twelve, with a love of words going back further than he can remember.


Looks long and hard at the texture of decline inside the greatest corporation in ov world. Jeff Fabry rated it really liked it Jul 15, As far as I know he likes it very much and is reading it right now. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews.

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Lists with This Book. There is no explanation as to why they didn’t share the same application interface.

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