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  1. 1. Software: Acquiring, Off the Shelf, and Custom<br />Michael Zysman<br />Frank Hyun<br />
  2. 2. Acquiring Software<br />-Refers to the several methods by which software can be purchased or accessed<br />Ex: Off-the-shelf, custom-designed, or Web-based<br />
  3. 3. Different methods of storage<br />CD/DVD<br />Once was floppy disk<br />USB<br />Web server<br />
  4. 4. System Requirements<br />Always check to make sure the software matches up with your computer<br />Not all software works on all computer systems<br />
  5. 5. Off-the-shelf<br />Refers to software that is mass-produced for use by the general public and is made available through online outlets or retail stores<br />
  6. 6. Off-the-shelf<br />Provide convenient and fast access to high quality software<br />Usually purchased for personal computer use<br />
  7. 7. Off-the-shelf<br />Gets its name from being available for purchase right off a stores shelf<br />Also available online<br />
  8. 8. Off-the-shelf<br />Common computing activities benefit from this<br />Ex: word processors, media players, and spreadsheet software<br />
  9. 9. Shareware<br />Marketing method allowing users to access software for free for a trial-period<br />Way for customers to see if the software works for them<br />Hopefully you get some happy customers<br />
  10. 10. Subscription Model<br />Pay an annual fee for the length of time you wish to use the software<br />Do not have to pay a one time fee when you first receive the software<br />
  11. 11. Subscription Model<br />Ex: Virus Protection, Web-site articles(ESPNinsider)<br />Trend of the future<br />
  12. 12. Custom-Designed<br />Software created to meet a unique need<br />Typically used in business, allowing the business to have a competitive edge<br />
  13. 13. Custom-Designed<br />Used when business needs a specific software<br />Off-the-shelf software is not specific enough<br />Meets unique needs<br />Essential in a business’s competitive strategy<br />
  14. 14. Custom-Designed<br />Value-Added Software Vendor<br />-third party software firm<br />-develops or modifies a software program to meet the needs of a business<br />
  15. 15. Contract Software<br />A specific software program developed for a particular company or organization<br />These programs are created by the value-added software vendors<br />
  16. 16. Custom-Designed<br />Service oriented architecture<br />-uses a method of software development that focuses on business processes<br />-software services that communicate with each other, sharing data and activities to accomplish business tasks<br />
  17. 17. Custom-Designed<br />Some companies develop software in order to provide their primary service to the public<br />Ex: Google, Facebook, Hulu, Twitter<br />All designed their own software to meet their specific needs<br />
  18. 18. Custom-Designed<br />For the companies like facebook and google, the software designed IS their service and product<br />Software is not purchased or installed<br />Software is available strictly over the web<br />
  19. 19. Conclusion<br />Despite the large amount of off-the-shelf software, there are many more custom-designed software available<br />More companies in need of specialty software<br />
  20. 20. Conclusion<br />World economy depends on innovation in the software being built today<br />Technology continues to evolve, as does software being used<br />