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Unformatted text preview: ology to operate and grow. Much of the recent development has concentrated on small and inexpensive online applications, such as those produced for smart phones and tablet computers. Software publishers have also been innovative in helping large firms improve their efficiency by creating applications that help the firm more centrally organize and manage its operations, supply chain, and customer relations processes. In addition, as the economy becomes increasingly more reliant on the Internet and more data and software is stored remotely via cloud computing, firms have also focused on Internet security services. In the long run, employment in the software publishing industry is expected to grow as the economy continues to transition away from traditional publishing toward online operations, and software publishers continue to respond to the ever-changing requirements of firms and consumers. While this should spur growth in the 52 future, employment in Colorado’s software publishing industry contracted every year between 2001 and 2010 as technological improvements promoted industry convergence and efficiencies. The software publishing sector, the largest sector in Colorado’s publishing...
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This note was uploaded on 02/11/2013 for the course MGMT 231 taught by Professor Yu during the Spring '13 term at Bauder.

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