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56601 Executive Course drafts

Drafts for the LEO Executive Course documentation, written by David Caminer.
Comprises:

  • 6.1. Typescript Stock Record Card, Item Order Card, Stock Control and Invoicing flowchart and sample Invoice, numbered 16/1-3. No date or initials, 5 pages;
  • 6.2. Typescript draft for 'Parts Stores Job', annotated in pencil. No date or initials, 5 pages;
    Typescript draft for 'Parts Stores Job'. Dated 21.3.57, initials DRC/PMG, 5 pages - 2 identical copies;
    Typescript drafts for 'Parts Stores Job', annotated in pencil. Dated 12th April 1957, no initials, 5 pages - 2 copies, different annotations;
    Typescript of 'Parts Stores Job'. Dated 12th April 1957, no initials, 5 pages - 4 identical copies;
    Typescript of 'Parts Stores Job'. No date or initials, 5 pages - 2 identical copies.
  • 6.3. Typescript draft of 'Costing and Production Control'. Dated 8.3.1957, initials DTC/PMG, 15 pages;Typescript of 'Costing and Production Control'. Dated 12.4.57, initials DTC/PMG, 15 pages - 3 identical copies;
  • 6.4. Typescript draft of 'Repetitive Sequences' with annotations. Dated 17.10.57, initials ALJ[Alan Jacobs?]/JC, 8 pages.

 

[please note identical duplicates within the file have not been included in the digital copy]

Research comments: this document gives a useful insight into how any particular manual job (in the case  of 6.2, orders from dealers for parts from a parts store and for 6.3 costing, cost accounting and production control for a light engineering company) might be broken down into tasks so that it can be handled by a computer. The documents helped managers undergoing training on LEO's Executive Course to understand how the computer can be useful. In 6.4 the reference to repetitive sequences relates to the many ways in which clerical work involves repeating the same process multiple times but with different variables. (LM)

Date : 1956 to 1957

Creator : Caminer, David

Physical Description : 1 file (128 pages), paper; typescript

Provenance :
From David Caminer's papers.



Archive References : CMLEO/DC/WF/TRN/6 , DTC/1/9

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH56601. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.
 
Article: 56601 Executive Course drafts

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