Home Hudson Valley What were they thinking? Hudson ValleyOpinions & ColumnsPremium ContentWestchester What were they thinking? By Joe Murtagh - August 23, 2012 Once upon a time, IBM was America’s favorite company and set the world standard for innovation in the computer industry. In the 1980s, the company fell hard. This content is for Westfair Online members only. Please Sign in / Join to view this content. Become a member by Registering Here.