[SIGCIS-Members] Computers in banking @ Bordeaux

Bernardo Batiz-Lazo bbl4 at btinternet.com
Thu Aug 14 03:25:07 PDT 2008

Dear all,
We are happy to inform of further developments around computers in banking enthusiasts.

Following the very successful meetings at Aachen and more recently at Bordeux (which proceeded thanks to the financial support respectively of RWTH Aachen University and the Maison des Sciences de L'Homme D'Aquitane and GRETHA-Universite Montesquieu-Bordeaux 4), we are now in a position to expect a first draft by November 1st 2008 of the documents below. 

Abstracts  - http://sigcis.org/?q=node/9  

01) Mechanisation or not? Postal Savings in Japan by Katalin Ferber
02) The development of the use of accounting machines in French banks from the 1920s to the 1950s by Hubert Bonin
03) Expanding Business, Scarcity of Workforce and Technical Progress – The Case of German Savings Banks (sbs) in 20th century by Paul Thomes
04) Making Space for Computers in the Business of Banking: Barclays and Britain in the 1960s by Ian Martin
05) Britain’s National Giro, 1965-1977: Computerized Nationalism? by Mark Billings and Alan Booth
06) Organisational Change and the Computerisation of British and Spanish Savings Banks, circa 1950-1985 by B. Bátiz-Lazo and J. Carles Maixé-Altés 
07) Automation in Mexican Financial Services: 1950-2007. by Gustavo del Angel
08) Banks as Partners in IT Innovation : A Study of the French Case by Pierre Mounier-Khun
10) Networks, Boundaries, and Gateways: The Visa Payment by Dave Stearns 
11) Computarisation of Rabobank - Joke Moij
12) Computers, Banks and Big Business by Lars Haide
 kind regards

Paul Thomes (RWTH-AACHEN); 
J. Carles Maixe-Altes (A Coru~a);
Bernardo Batiz-Lazo (Leicester)
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