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Philippine computing—an overview

Philippine computing—an overview Information Technology for Development Volume 2 Number 4. © 1987 Oxford University Press. Senior Vice-President, William T. Torres Development Academy of the Philippines, Rizal, Philippines PO Box 5160 Makati , Rizal, Philippines Introduction The respectable growth of the computer industry the country enjoyed during the 1960s and 70s lost its momentum in the early 80s. The economic slump, high inflation rates and scarce foreign exchange did not spare the computer industry. Today, however, with a healthier business environment and with the combined concern of the private sector and the government, the industry is already showing signs of a healthy recovery and promises a brighter future ahead for those who persevered and survived the hard times during the past few years. Hardware Status of A recent survey of local computer installations reveals that computerization in the there are about 1,000 mainframe and minicomputer Philippines 1. Installations systems in the country. Information on the number of microcomputers is not available; however, many people believe that there are between 15 to 20 thousand micros in business and government offices, educational institutions and homes. Preliminary data from the current survey being conducted by the National Computer Center on national agencies in Metro Manila http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Information Technology for Development Taylor & Francis

Philippine computing—an overview

Information Technology for Development , Volume 2 (4): 10 – Dec 1, 1987

Philippine computing—an overview

Abstract

Information Technology for Development Volume 2 Number 4. © 1987 Oxford University Press. Senior Vice-President, William T. Torres Development Academy of the Philippines, Rizal, Philippines PO Box 5160 Makati , Rizal, Philippines Introduction The respectable growth of the computer industry the country enjoyed during the 1960s and 70s lost its momentum in the early 80s. The economic slump, high inflation rates and scarce foreign exchange did not spare the computer industry. Today,...
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Taylor & Francis
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Copyright Taylor & Francis Group, LLC
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1554-0170
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0268-1102
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10.1080/02681102.1987.9627108
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Abstract

Information Technology for Development Volume 2 Number 4. © 1987 Oxford University Press. Senior Vice-President, William T. Torres Development Academy of the Philippines, Rizal, Philippines PO Box 5160 Makati , Rizal, Philippines Introduction The respectable growth of the computer industry the country enjoyed during the 1960s and 70s lost its momentum in the early 80s. The economic slump, high inflation rates and scarce foreign exchange did not spare the computer industry. Today, however, with a healthier business environment and with the combined concern of the private sector and the government, the industry is already showing signs of a healthy recovery and promises a brighter future ahead for those who persevered and survived the hard times during the past few years. Hardware Status of A recent survey of local computer installations reveals that computerization in the there are about 1,000 mainframe and minicomputer Philippines 1. Installations systems in the country. Information on the number of microcomputers is not available; however, many people believe that there are between 15 to 20 thousand micros in business and government offices, educational institutions and homes. Preliminary data from the current survey being conducted by the National Computer Center on national agencies in Metro Manila

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Information Technology for DevelopmentTaylor & Francis

Published: Dec 1, 1987

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