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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: package - (computer science) written programs or procedures or rules and associated documentation pertaining to the operation of a computer system and that are stored in read/write memorysoftware package - (computer science) written programs or procedures or rules and associated documentation pertaining to the operation of a computer system and that are stored in read/write memory; "the market for software is expected to expand"
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
computer code, code - (computer science) the symbolic arrangement of data or instructions in a computer program or the set of such instructions
alpha software - a first release of a software product that is usually tested only by the developers
authoring language - software that can be used to develop interactive computer programs without the technically demanding task of computer programming
beta software - software that has not yet been released but has received an alpha test and still has more bugs than a regular release; "beta software is usually available only to particular users who will test it"
compatible software - software that can run on different computers without modification
compatible software - application software programs that share common conventions so they can be utilized together
computer-aided design, CAD - software used in art and architecture and engineering and manufacturing to assist in precision drawing
freeware - software that is provided without charge
groupware - software that can be used by a group of people who are working on the same information but may be distributed in space
operating system, OS - (computer science) software that controls the execution of computer programs and may provide various services
computer program, computer programme, programme, program - (computer science) a sequence of instructions that a computer can interpret and execute; "the program required several hundred lines of code"
subprogram, subroutine, procedure, routine, function - a set sequence of steps, part of larger computer program
shareware - software that is available free of charge; may be distributed for evaluation with a fee requested for additional features or a manual etc.
shrink-wrapped software - software on CD-ROMs that are boxed and shrink-wrapped and sold in stores (implying a widely supported standard platform)
spyware - computer software that obtains information from a user's computer without the user's knowledge or consent
supervisory software - specialized programs that reside permanently in the computer's main memory and control the processing of user's programs
software documentation, documentation - program listings or technical manuals describing the operation and use of programs
database management system, DBMS - a software system that facilitates the creation and maintenance and use of an electronic database
upgrade - software that provides better performance than an earlier version did package - merchandise consisting of a computer program that is offered for sale
merchandise, product, ware - commodities offered for sale; "good business depends on having good merchandise"; "that store offers a variety of products"
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Andiamo Corporation, a Wyoming company, is a publically traded company which has specialized in prepackaged software services through several subsidiaries, and is now looking to expand its role as a holding company by moving into other industries.
A new working paper from BEA economist Adam Copeland aims to help fill this gap by constructing a new kind of price index for prepackaged software, a growing segment of software investment in the United States.
A small, 10-person systems integration firm does not have the same coverage needs as a prepackaged software developer with 3,000 employees.
The solution helps companies striving to manage their personnel effectively and capitalize on the valuable information captured through customer interactions, by leveraging the prepackaged software and services from Witness.
EPS vendors can best reach that audience by building user case studies, developing prepackaged software bundles to handle community development, incorporating inquiry management capabilities and offering contextual content management features.
While members may not design a client's financial information system, they may install prepackaged software for clients and help format it for their use.
These gains ranged from an annual average gain of 14.2 percent in prepackaged software to a modest average yearly increase of 1.2 percent in public warehousing and storage.
Creator, developer and manufacturer of information technologies IBM has announced the launch of the its IBM eServer iSeries which, according to the company, delivers prepackaged software, On/Off Capacity Upgrade on Demand by the day and price/performance improvements of up to 80% for mid-market customers.
Companies want employees who are like prepackaged software programs--with a prescribed set of experiences.
Located in the heart of the Telecom Corridor in Richardson, Texas, TelOptica is a provider of intelligent, prepackaged software systems and professional services.