THE THREE STAGES OF COMPUTER GROWTH

Data processing continues to grow. Initially it involved highly repetitive operations where decisions could be handled mechanically. The second stage involved improved utilization of assets--men, money, machines and materials. The third stage is EDP for planning and control as in project development and classification yard operation. Some of the problems with implementing advanced computer techniques and the methods of utilizing their outputs are discussed.

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    Murphy-Richter Publishing Company

    20 North Wacker Driver
    Chicago, IL  USA  60606
  • Authors:
    • Champion Jr, R M
  • Publication Date: 1976-12

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  • Accession Number: 00147681
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Progressive Railroading
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 16 1977 12:00AM