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Microsoft Project History

Microsoft Project – What is MS Project?

Written for the IBM PC, MS 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.