Document Type

Closed Project

Publication Date

Fall 2001


Dundar Kocaoglu

Course Title

Management of Engineering and Technology

Course Number

EMGT 520/620


Compaq Computer Corporation -- Management, High technology industries -- Mergers, Computer industry, Technology -- Management, Hewlett-Packard Company


The Personal Digital Assistant is currently an expanded industry. The PDA market divided into two major groups: Palmtop (Palm OS) and Pocket.PC (Window CE). How the merger between the two leading company in Pocket PC market, HP and Compaq, on Sep 4 2001, will affect the whole industry of PDA market and how the consequent future of PDA will be are the main objectives of this project.

Using monitoring methodology, this project will attempt to detect technological and contextual changes in the Pocket PC market, using historical information, current information from the state of art, information from handheld experts and in general from the context in which the handheld market has developed.


This project is only available to students, staff, and faculty of Portland State University

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