sevenDEC’s “Other” Legacy


Digital Equipment Corporation’s technical legacy is well known and widely respected. Its innovation in minicomputers and networking was the basis for the evolution of new ways of computing and the democratization of technology. But DEC also made other significant contributions, technical and otherwise, to the larger community. Among the contributions was an approach to employee and leadership development that produced leaders at all levels of the organization. During their time at DEC, the talents and abilities of many employees were discovered, nurtured, developed, and honed, and these employees helped Digital become the technical and organizational powerhouse and much-sought-after ...

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