PMO Success Story #22: IBM Branch Office 120
Back to the Future–An Unusual PMO Story
Mark Price Perry, Founder, BOT International
Introduction to IBM Branch Office 120
In the year 1982, Branch Office 120 located in Dallas, Texas, was one of over 200 IBM branch offices peppered about the United States. It was one of the largest branch offices in the IBM Data Processing Division (DPD), and it was responsible for selling and installing large systems hardware and software that companies needed to run their businesses, such as mainframe computers, channel systems and control units, storage devices, magnetic tape subsystems, terminal display devices, ...