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Hoskyns Group

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Computer services consultancy, of London

1967 John Hoskyns and Co conducted a survey of prospective computer users with support from the National Research Development Corporation

1968 A subsidiary of John Hoskyns and Co, Hoskyns Systems Management, launched a project to support computerisation of small and middle sized companies[1]

1969 Formed Hoskyns Corporate Studies to handle management studies[2]

1988 A 69 percent stake was acquired by Plessey Co from Martin Marietta of USA[3]

1990 The Plessey stake was acquired by CGS from GEC Siemens[4]


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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Oct 18, 1968
  2. The Times Nov 26, 1969
  3. The Times, July 23, 1988
  4. The Times (London, England), Thursday, July 19, 1990