Tony Austin’s IBM Australia and IBM Asia/Pacific photos 1970-1992

IBM Quarter Century Club of Victoria > General News > Tony Austin’s IBM Australia and IBM Asia/Pacific photos 1970-1992
Originally posted here on my personal website and replicated below as a more accessible and permanent record.
 

Class I graduation – March 1970 (IBM Australia)
Class I graduation - March 1970 (IBM Australia)

Class II graduation – October 1970 (IBM Australia)
Class II graduation - October 1970 (IBM Australia)

S.E. School June-July 1971 (IBM Australia)
Definitely still the “white shirt” era at IBM!
Who are all these handsome IBM systems engineers?
S.E. School June-July 1971 (IBM Australia)
IBM Australia General Systems Division ‘Think Big’ meeting Sydney (mid 1970s)
This GSD meeting was part of the campaign with a “think BIG” theme.
This was in the IBM System/3 era, 1976 or 1977, as a precursor to the radical IBM System/38
then in its last few years of development, and announced in October 1978, leading on to
the highly successful IBM AS/400 and iSeries and System i over following decades,
IBM Australia General Systems Division 'Think Big' meeting Sydney (mid 1970s)

Perspectives Program 14-18 October 1985 (IBM Australia)
Demonstrating my liking for gaudy shirts!


Some other IBMers’ photos from the 1970s … ( link1 )  ( link2 )


My role supporting the IBM System/38 and, later, the IBM AS/400

in the IBM Australia/New Zealand and Asia/Pacific region

System/38 Teach The Teacher (T3) class October 1979 Hong Kong
(IBM S.E Asia Region – SEAR)
at the time when the first IBM System/38 machines were being delivered.
I was instructor for this S/38 country technical specialists’ class in SEAR region
and it was my first exciting trip to an Asian country.
System38 Teach The Teacher (T3) class October 1979 Hong Kong (IBM S.E Asia Region)

Module B-GS class September-October 1979 (IBM Asia-Pacific)
Module B-GS class September-October 1979 (IBM Asia-Pacific)

In the late 1980s and early 1990s I was the AS/400 Program Manager
at the IBM Asia Pacific South Systems Centre (a group managed by Chris Ellenby)

AS/400 Product Council – Sydney 7-8 May 1990 (IBM Asia-Pacific)
AS400 Product Council - Sydney 7-8 May 1990 (IBM Asia-Pacific)

AS/400 PC Support Release 2 workshop 15-17 May 1990 (IBM Asia-Pacific)
AS400 PC Support Rel.2 workshop 15-17 May 1990 (IBM Asia-Pacific)

AS/400 Release.3 Update workshop – July 1990 (IBM Asia-Pacific)
AS400 Rel.3 Update workshop - July 1990 (IBM Asia-Pacific)

AS/400 Country Announce Manager (CAM) meeting Feb-March 1991 Singapore (IBM Asia-Pacific)
AS400 Country Announce Mgr (CAM) meeting Feb-March 1991 - Singapore (IBM Asia-Pacific)

AS400 Country Announce Manager (CAM) meeting – January 1992 Hong Kong (IBM Asia-Pacific)
AS400 Country Announce Mgr (CAM) meeting - January 1992 Hong Kong (IBM Asia-Pacific)

 693 total views,  1 views today

Leave a comment

NEED HELP?