Engineering Insight -  Book Excerpt

SKIP THE TYPING TEST, I”LL MANAGE THE SOFTWARE: A Woman’s Pioneering Journey in High Tech By Beverly Schultz This successful female engineer brought passion and high tech business acumen to the male-dominated computer revolution. Here are her insights. Order from or or barnes& Order through Copyright © 2013 Beverly Schultz Hardcover ISBN: 978-1-62646-693-7 Paperback ISBN: 978-1-62646-694-4 All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, recording or otherwise, without the prior written permission of the author. Published by, Inc., Bradenton, Florida. Printed in the United States of America., Inc. 2013 First Edition ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ About the Author: Beverly Schultz was Senior Vice President of Engineering at Intellution, Inc., a subsidiary of Emerson Electric., building process control systems. She was responsible for the creation of plant management systems for Systems Research Laboratories. She was Vice President of Engineering at Mitsubishi Electric of America, producing several versions of an early volume rendering product. She was responsible for building graphic chips, boards, and software as VP of Engineering at Number Nine Visual Technology. She thrived as Vice President of Software Engineering at Avid Technology. She spent 13 years at Digital Equipment Corporation driving a number of their most successful software products, including compilers, software tools, operating systems and office products. Her passion for graphics and her love of building software and hardware drove her successful career.  Book Exerpt: “Zeke started hollering for helpers. He’d call someone, order them to do something, then grab someone else and get them busy. I was captivated watching Zeke, a quiet, mild-mannered engineer, suddenly become a focused commander of forces doing something so stressful and very difficult. Within fifteen minutes all network connections in that room were disabled. Within about seventeen minutes our horde of hackers had descended upon us, finding machines and trying to see what they could do. Hundreds of attempts to access our computer networks were made in the next few hours. All failed. “ Ordering information: Go to Or order from, or or barnes&