Issue No.02 - April-June (2012 vol.34)
I. Martin , Leeds Metropolitan Univ., Leeds, UK
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MAHC.2012.33
The historiography of computing has until now considered real-time computing in banking as predicated on the possibilities of networked ATMs in the 1970s. This article reveals a different story. It exposes the failed bid by Barclays and Burroughs to make real time a reality for British banking in the 1960s.
real-time systems, banking, British banking, real-time banking, Barclays, Burroughs, real-time computing, Real-time systems, History, Banking, Electronic commerce, software crisis, history of computing, banking, Britain, labor, real-time computing
I. Martin, "Too Far Ahead of Its Time: Barclays, Burroughs, and Real-Time Banking", IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, vol.34, no. 2, pp. 5-19, April-June 2012, doi:10.1109/MAHC.2012.33