Issue No. 04 - October-December (2011 vol. 33)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MAHC.2010.5
Yasushi Sato , Japan Science and Technology Agency
<p>Although the Japanese Ministry of International Trade and Industry's investments in computer technology development are well known, the Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Public Corporation (NTT) also played an important role. A study of the development of NTT's information system called DIPS reveals NTT's influence on the Japanese computer industry and its early effort to promote software engineering in the 1960s.</p>
History of computing, NTT, ECL, DIPS, Fujitsu, Hitachi, NEC, software engineering, Japan
Y. Sato, "An Inconspicuous Giant: NTT's Role in the Development of Software Engineering in Japan," in IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, vol. 33, no. , pp. 28-37, 2010.