1987-08-31, English, Article, Journal or magazine article edition: Compaq: how a copycat became the genuine article. (interview) Colonna, Jerome D.

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Physical Description
  • portrait Joseph Rod Canion.
  • interview
  • Magazine/​Journal article
Published
  • United Business Media LLC, 1987 August 31
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • Compaq: how a copycat became the genuine article. (interview)
Also Titled
  • Compaq: how a copycat became the genuine article.
Appears In
  • InformationWeek, no.n132, 1987 August 31, p34(2) (ISSN: 8750-6874)
Author
  • Colonna, Jerome D.
Published
  • United Business Media LLC, 1987 August 31
Physical Description
  • portrait Joseph Rod Canion.
  • interview
  • Magazine/​Journal article
Subjects
Target Audience
  • Professional
  • Trade
Summary
  • Compaq Computer Corp CEO Joseph Rod Canion describes Compaq's advantages over IBM as the efficiency of development focus and speed in delivering a product to an emerging market. The Deskpro 386 remains preferable over IBM's more recent PS-2 due to Compaq's efficiency and speed in developing new directions; software availability is not a problem because the issue between machines is capability. The possibility of a Compaq PS-2-compatible depends on a number of factors, including Compaq's willingness to accept the problems with the PS-2 into lines of their own, but not on the question of getting a patent license from IBM. The PC market over the next five years will see higher-capacity, lower-priced, smaller, quicker machines. Canion describes his own management style as encouraging open communications, and Compaq's success as due to both tight management and openness to the ideas of staff members.
Notes
  • portrait Joseph Rod Canion.
Language
  • English
Database
  • Gale Academic OneFile
  • Gale General OneFile
  • Gale Expanded Academic
Identifier
  • 5260457

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