The History of Software Patents - A history of how software went from unpatentable to patentable.
Usenet Software: History and Sources - Short essay on the development of Usenet architecture.
History of Computing: Software Index - Taxonomy of many kinds of software, with historical perspective.
Visicorp 1978-84 - A business school case study detailing the history of electronic spreadsheet pioneer Visicorp.
Stottler Henke - Artificial Intelligence History - Brief history of artificial intelligence, especially expert systems
The Vintage Mac Museum - Screenshots of vintage Macintosh software.
PostgreSQL History Document - Capsule history of POSTGRES-related database management systems.
Software Memories - Historical articles about the enterprise software industry, its companies, and its pioneers.
Tincat Group, Inc.— MultiValue Family Tree - Family tree "poster" and timeline for multivalue (PICK and U2) database management product lines.
Dan Bricklin's History Section - By Dan Bricklin, co-inventor of Visicalc
System R History - Extensive oral history transcripts about System R and SQL. From 1995.
Information Technology Corporate Histories Collection - History of various IT companies, especially enterprise software vendors. Affiliated with the Computer History Museum.
CORBA history - Critical history of the CORBA standard for object request brokers.
Beer and Nappies -- A Data Mining Urban Legend - Article debunking the beer-and-diapers data mining urban legend.
Outliners & Programming - Dave Winer on the history of some early personal computer software products.
PowerBuilder History - Idiosyncratic history of PowerBuilder and other client/server development tools.
Powersoft History - Capsule history of PowerBuilder, with a scan of a product advertisement.
DBMS Magazne Interview - August 1995 - Founder Mitchell Kertzman discusses the history of Powersoft.
SiliconUser - Articles about technology history with an Apple orientation.