The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 20, 1956 · Page 7
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February 20, 1956

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

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MONDAT, FEBRUARY 20, 19B8 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER -NEWS PAGE SEVEN Modern Business Is Getting Set For Automation By SAM DAWSON NEW YORK (AP) — White collar workers worry about being displaced by machines — much as they'd like to ditch the drudgery of their jobs. And industrialists — much as they'd like to get out from under the ever growing avalanche of paper work needed to run a modern business — have some worries, too, in adjusting to the latest phase of the mechanical age. ic computer. It will be Installed this fall. At first it will work on airport cost accounting and revenue accounting, other than tolls. The machine is expected to do in two It takes time, money, tralnini and thought to learn to live wit a mechanical brain. They won' all be switching over night.) The giant computing machines ' however, will be taking over mor and more work in industry and in government. So", the businessmen who are moving toward automa tion are particularly busy just now reassuring workers about—the Jobs. "* Here's two case histories with words, at least, of encourage ment on tomorrow's job: The Controllership Foundation Inc. warns management today in & report at "Electronics for Bus! ness" to expect to make the Jump quickly nor without long planning The foundation 1 is the research arm ot the Controllers Institute of America, whose members are the financial managers of some 4,500 corporations and professionally interested in the type of work the giant computers are designed to take over. Report The foundation reports on a case study of. the experience of the Port of New York Authority which operates bridges, tunnels, and airports. The foundation reports that in 1949 the Port Authority began looking for an automatic system that would record, account for and audit tolls on it* bridges and tunnela — some 35 million separate transactions a year. Cost and other considerations stymied it. In IMfi the Port Authority »et up an Electronic Research Division, It found 35 employes qualified for the 12-hour examination, which eight passed. From oral Interviews three were selected for work in the division. Ott of Olympic* Postponing for the time being tte •earch for the machine to do the toll computation economically, the Port Authority last year decided to lease a general-purpose electron- pay- weeks what It took nine to do before. Later the machine may put to ledger-keeping and financial statements, and possibly to roll accounting. The Foundation points to tfT long, slow and difficulty - strew experience in warning businessme to expect planning problems.. Another case history comes fro the comptroller of Pacific Mutu Life Insurance Co. of Los Ang*le He says the two million dollar ou lay for its large scale compute system will pay for itself in flv or six years through savings clerical costs.. 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