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software

the PROGRAMS or instructions that make a COMPUTER system perform particular data-processing tasks. Some software makes the computer system operate while other software packages like SPREADSHEETS or WORD PROCESSING provide solutions to particular business problems.
Collins Dictionary of Business, 3rd ed. © 2002, 2005 C Pass, B Lowes, A Pendleton, L Chadwick, D O’Reilly and M Afferson
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For the company that has multiple locations or multiple divisions, the software can be set up so that its nucleus, the accounting system, is common for all of the company's applications.
A number of software programs are available for specialized divisions to handle manufacturing systems, point-of-sale systems, human resource management, service management, fleet management, fixed assets and warehouse management.
"All of the software is available depending on what the client's specific needs are in the individual divisions, but they can all integrate into the same general ledger at the end of the day," Machon says.