Theses, Dissertations, and Capstone Projects

Year of Award



Master of Business Administration (MBA)


College of Business & Professional Studies


Business Administration


technology, business, technical, ANSI, data processing, information, user, computer


This study focused on the general direction of the computer technology, its use and impact on business. Every effort to make the presentation non technical dictates the approach taken. To provide better understanding of the data processing field, the paper is written from the perspective of lay people (non DPers).

Computers affect every aspects of our lives. These are only a few examples, electronic mail, computerized dating services, programmed trading (computerized stock trading on Wall Street). Trends discussed are given from the stand point of the large corporations (computer users), and the major computer manufacturers who shaped the direction of computers and their users.

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