Today I will do what others won’t, so tomorrow I can accomplish what others can’t.
WHEN YOU look at the history of the IBM Corporation, it is almost inconceivable how it became the remarkable company it is today in a highly competitive technology marketplace. From the unlikely alliance of a tabulating machine company, a time recording company, and a scale company comes one of the greatest computer companies in the world. How can that happen?
First, as we have discussed in Part I, there was a strong foundation to build upon. When Thomas Watson, Sr., came on board in 1914, he recognized the solid foundation and immediately began developing a framework for what ...