CCHHS is responsible for non-proprietary software
upgrades to the extent required to permit the Capacity Management System to provide proprietary software
updates and upgrades.
Economists, for example, have pondered why any rational person would invest time and energy developing computer programs in order to make them freely copyable and modifiable, when developing proprietary software
seems so much more likely to be lucrative.
The Open Source (OSS) versus proprietary software
debate has particular relevance in the African context.
But Bev Harris, director of Black Box Voting, a nonpartisan, nonprofit election watchdog group, said she is concerned that the new system will only be used in Los Angeles County and the public cannot assess the reliability of its proprietary software
When queried about comparing the security of open source versus proprietary software
in eight categories, open source was the clear winner in four of the categories: desktop/ client operating systems (44% to 17%); Web servers (43% to 14%); server operating systems (38% to 22%); and components and libraries (34% to 18%).
Using proprietary software
and expert audit methodologies, PRG-Schultz industry specialists review client invoices, purchase orders, receiving documents, databases and correspondence files to recover lost profits due to overpayments or under-deductions.
companies, some of which have been judged to be illegal monopolies, have been able to dictate proprietary file formats and network protocols.
Short for Quick Tool Introduction Program, QTIP is a package of proprietary software
and related process monitoring know-how that together help molders identify the relationship between molding conditions and critical part characteristics.
It would be improved at Mainframe with proprietary software
enhancement programs developed by a team of in-house engineers, mostly graduates from nearby Simon Fraser University.
These Intranets are based on widely-available technologies designed for the Internet, not proprietary software
designed for a relatively few customers.
Unlike public-domain software, proprietary software
is created as a commercial venture, and usage is regulated by United States copyright law and often by a licensing agreement as well.