Computer System Design and Development at MasPar

By J. Michael Harrison, Charles, Halloway
1994 | Case No. OIT7
MasPar had just completed the successful introduction of its first product: a massively parallel computer. In developing a completely new computer system in less than 22 months, MasPar had set itself an unusually high standard for product development time. At this stage, several peripherals needed to be developed, a successor to the MP-1 was needed, and more application software was necessary for MasPar’s massively parallel architecture. Now that MasPar was evolving from a startup to a multi-product company with a customer base to retain and expand, managing the company had become more complex.
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