In 1978, the first microcomputer spreadsheet program was developed. Since then spreadsheets have become widely used as productivity software for business and home computer users. Many of today's MIS faculty members use a variety of spreadsheet programs, but the origins and evolution of this product category is of on-going interest to students, managers and MIS faculty. This article is a contemporary history of microcomputer spreadsheets based on primary and secondary sources.
Power, D. (2000). A History of Microcomputer Spreadsheets. Communications of the Association for Information Systems, 4, pp-pp. https://doi.org/10.17705/1CAIS.00409