The Resource Electronic value exchange : origins of the VISA electronic payment system, by David L. Stearns, (electronic resource)

Electronic value exchange : origins of the VISA electronic payment system, by David L. Stearns, (electronic resource)

Label
Electronic value exchange : origins of the VISA electronic payment system
Title
Electronic value exchange
Title remainder
origins of the VISA electronic payment system
Statement of responsibility
by David L. Stearns
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Electronic Value Exchange examines in detail the transformation of the VISA electronic payment system from a collection of non-integrated, localized, paper-based bank credit card programs into the cooperative, global, electronic value exchange network it is today. Topics and features: provides a history of the VISA system from the mid-1960s to the early 1980s; presents a historical narrative based on research gathered from personal documents and interviews with key actors; investigates, for the first time, both the technological and social infrastructures necessary for the VISA system to opera
Member of
Cataloging source
QE2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
History of computing,
Label
Electronic value exchange : origins of the VISA electronic payment system, by David L. Stearns, (electronic resource)
Link
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-84996-139-4
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • ERDC_HANOV
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Setting the stage : money, credit, and payments in America -- Associating : Dee Hock and the creation of the organization -- Crafting the social dynamics : staffing, operating regulations, and advertising -- Automating authorization : BASE -- Automating clearing and settlement : BASE II and III -- Expanding the system : organizational and technical growth -- Automating the point of sale : encoding standards and merchant dial terminals -- Challenging conceptual barriers : EFT and the debit card -- Negotiating roles : controversies and the end of an era -- Conclusion : toward a general sociotechnical history of payment systems
Control code
ocn701369216
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxviii, 240 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781849961394
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
ill.
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
u269103
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
978-1-84996-138-7
System control number
(OCoLC)701369216

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