Software History - Why is it important?

Speaker:  Kim W. Tracy – Terre Haute, IN, United States
Topic(s):  Society and the Computing Profession


This lecture covers why it is important for computing professionals to study software history, includes a number of specific examples, and details how software history can be studied as part of an academic computing program. Software history is important for students to learn in order to understand the current software base, where it's going, and design factors that went into its building.  Additionally, computing professionals can benefit from seeing the trends of involving software and project and predict where it may go in the future.  

About this Lecture

Number of Slides:  40
Duration:  60 minutes
Languages Available:  English
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