Handbook of Data Processing Management -- 6 volumes, hardcover in dustjacket; V1 Introduction to the System Life Cycle; V2 System Life Cycle Standards; V3 System Life Cycle Stanards - Forms Method; V4 Advanced Technology - Input and Output; V5 Advanc.
Auerbach & Brandon Systems Publishers, 1970 - 1971; 2,000 pages, double-column text, illustrations, tables, glossary.
Condition: Very Good green cloth hardcovers in Very Good tan/green/brown dustjackets and clear acetate glassine jacket protectors. Ex-naval base library rubberstamps on endpages, some with pockets and cards at rear. Light shelfwear, lower rear corner of volume 5 some abrasion to jacket. Bindings are solid and secure, pages are clean and unmarked.
Keywords: data processing in the 1960s, 1960s computers, office equipment in the 1960s, vintage data processing, real-time computing, timesharing in computer history, history of office automation, automation in the 1960s
Six-volume set of reference books outlining the procedures and standards necessary for the successful operation of a data processing installation, from the management of data processing departments to the design, analysis, and program systems. Volume 1 introduces the concepts of the system life cycle by explaining and analyzing the graduated development stages which incude conception, preliminary analysis, system design, programming, documentation, installation, operation and cessation. Volumes 4, 5, and 6 present csase studies of different systems which are analyzed for their procedure, problems and solutions. (from the jacket flap) Includes sections on keypunch procedures, over 50 forms and documentation standards; purchasing, leasing or renting computers and guidelines for evaluating time-sharing; training programs, personnel selection etc; budgetary and legal considerations of the DP environment; much more. Late 1960's and early 1970's office management and data processing references Additional pictures at http://www.oldcomputerbooks.com/images/M403i.jpg http://www.oldcomputerbooks.com/images/M403j.jpg http://www.oldcomputerbooks.com/images/M403k.jpg.