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56692 How to Make an Appraisal

Paper by David Caminer, dated March 1960, possibly the text for an address to executives, on the introduction of computers to a workplace, and how an organisation should assess their individual need for automation.

'It [introduction of a computer in the workplace] might well be a prospect that they view with distaste or even dismay, just as they or their forerunners regarded the introduction of girls in their offices or the substitution of copperplate by typewriters'.

Related material: Other drafts for How To Make An Appraisal were filed separately in David Caminer's manuscript drafts file - see CMLEO/DC/LP/56557/2.

Date : March 1960

Creator : Caminer, David

Physical Description : 1 item (7 pages), paper; typescript. Several identical duplicate copies (all unannotated drafts) have been found among the David Caminer papers.

Provenance :
From David Caminer's papers.

Archive References : CMLEO/DC/LP/56692 , DTC/1/12; DTC/6/16/33-39 , DCMLEO20200320001-007; DCMLEO20210309033-039

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH56692. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.
Article: 56692 How to Make an Appraisal

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