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Click to edit Master subtitle style Computer Software Chapter 4
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Learning Objectives l Trends in computer software l Major types of application and system software l Purpose of software packages l Operating system l Computer programming software, tools, and languages l Issues with open source software To understand how computer hardware, software, data, and communication networks interact with the business process.
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Types of Application & System Software (Text Page 140)
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Application Software Custom Commercial Off-the-Shelf (COTS) General Purpose Open-Source Application Software (Text Page 124)
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Software Suites, Integrated Packages Advantages 1. Cost less than buying individual packages 2. All have similar GUI 3. Programs work well together Disadvantages 1. All features not used 2. Takes a lot of disk space (bloatware) (Text Page 129)
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Used by virtually every business Word Processor Spreadsheet Presentation Graphics Database Manager Personal Information Manager Software Suites, Integrated Packages
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Presentation Graphics
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This note was uploaded on 09/30/2010 for the course MIS 388 taught by Professor Kohers during the Spring '08 term at Sam Houston State University.

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