Microsoft Project – What is MS Project?

Written for the IBM PC, ‘Project’ was originally a DOS computer program. Ron Bredehoeft, a PC-enthusiast who had been connected to IBM, launched a company, Microsoft Application Services (MAS), while developing the first version of ‘Project’. MAS later signed an OEM (original equipment manufacturer) contract with Microsoft Corporation. This program was introduced by Alan M. Boyd, Microsoft’s Manager of Product Development, as a possible tool to help with the management of many internal computer software application projects that Microsoft had been developing.

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