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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
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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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