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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.
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However, prewritten software may quality for exemption from sales tax if it is provided in electronic format.
However, it is challenging to develop, manage, and enforce a contract for software services that will ensure that the contractor delivers the specified services or end product within prescribed levels of performance and quality.
Managing software licenses can cause headaches for IT managers, but it can also cause migraines for financial executives who may ultimately feel the impact if their companies somehow use software they shouldn't be using and risk being fined hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Compelling Strategic Rationale with the acquisition of SAGA, Software AG will gain direct access to the large customer base in North and South America, Japan and Israel.
According to software authority Chris Date, "A database system is basically a computerized recordkeeping system -- that is, a system whose overall purpose is to maintain information and to make that information available on demand.
Because most well-managed companies look for ways to recoup internal-use software costs, routine studies and inquiries about recouping costs are not considered substantive marketing plans under the SOP.
First, there is a need for a better execution of software projects.
Using today's software programs, foundry engineers can model casting variables and identify rigging and mold designs that are likely to cause shrinkage, cold shuts or other defects before any tooling is built, much less any metal poured.
The rise of the global economy has shifted the emphasis of software engineering," said James Morris, dean of Carnegie Mellon West.
If off-the-shelf software is purchased, its cost is deducted ratably over 36 months.
To provide CPAs who work for NPOs or who have NPOs as clients an overview of the accounting software that's available.
While a software vendor may well employ its own direct sales force, its market and territorial reach via direct sales is undoubtedly limited.