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Working in the House that FACT Built
January-March 2003 (vol. 25 no. 1)
pp. 60-64

The 1960s was a period of growth-and turmoil-for newly minted firms in the fledgling, independent software industry. Here is an inside view of expansion efforts by CSC (Computer Sciences Corporation), as it groped for strategies to maintain its position as one of the leaders in this emerging industry.

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Robert V. Head, "Working in the House that FACT Built," IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, vol. 25, no. 1, pp. 60-64, Jan.-March 2003, doi:10.1109/MAHC.2003.1179881
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