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Application software(final)

  1. 1. -Programs written to perform specialized tasks for groups or individual people<br />Application Software<br />By James Canavan and Leo Kontoes<br />
  2. 2. Why Its Useful<br />Thousands of applications to help people<br />Many applications are for individual people<br />Groupware<br />Facilitates group collaboration<br />Ex. Google Docs<br />Can access software online<br />Gadget or widget<br />Ex. Calendar, calculator, weather reports, etc. <br />
  3. 3. Productivity Software<br />Any type of software used to help people be more productive<br />Most popular<br />Example: word processors, spreadsheets, database-management systems, presentation software, and personal information management software. <br />
  4. 4. Major Capabilities of Computers<br />Document production<br />Numerical analysis<br />Information management <br />Graphics<br />
  5. 5. Productivity Software<br />Software Suite<br />Collection of application software sold as a package<br />Example: Microsoft Office<br />Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, OneNote. Publisher, Accounting, Communicator, InfoPath, and Groove<br />
  6. 6. Word Processing Software<br />Create formatted text documents<br />Complex or simple<br />Text and photos<br />
  7. 7. Word Processing Software<br />
  8. 8. Mobile Software<br />Mobile Apps- Software that is designed for smart phones.<br />PIM(Personal Information Management)<br />
  9. 9. Mobile Software<br />There’s an App for that!<br />
  10. 10. Evolution of Mobile Devices<br />The Internet has changed cell phones forever!<br />Range from 1983-2007<br />
  11. 11. Rich Internet Application<br />Increasing amount of software available online(often for free).<br />How RIA’s came about:<br /><ul><li>High speed internet
  12. 12. New web development technologies(AJAX, Javascript, XML)</li></ul>-Cloud computing<br />
  13. 13. Benefits are Endless<br /><ul><li>Decreasing need for:</li></ul>-Locally installed applications<br />-Local computer resources<br />Use web as computing platform rather than PC.<br />
  14. 14. Database Software<br />Used to store, manipulate, and manage data.<br />Management of information has become the most valuable capability of computers.<br />
  15. 15. Databases come both big and small<br />Industrial Databases (provided by IBM, Oracle, SAP, Etc.)<br />Smaller Scale (Microsoft Access)<br />
  16. 16. Presentation Software<br />Provides Slides<br />Present Material without human speaker<br />Communicate Ideas<br />
  17. 17. Microsoft Powerpoint<br />
  18. 18. Spreadsheet Software<br />Microsoft excell<br />Performs complicated analysis and calculations<br />“What if” analysis<br />Columns and Rows<br />Multiply, average, etc<br />
  19. 19. Microsoft Excel<br />
  20. 20. Personal Information Software<br />Store and manage info<br />To do lists, appt. calendars, and contact lists<br />PIM Software helps manage daily life<br />Microsoft outlook, Google Calendar, iCal<br />
  21. 21. Calendar Software<br />Important to PIM Software<br />
  22. 22. Pictures Cited<br />http://www.apple.com/iphone/features/app-store.html<br />http://www.cartoonstock.com/directory/m/mobile_phones.asp<br />http://news.lehsys.com/2009/06/russian-doll-cell-phone-evolution/<br />http://www.geardiary.com/2010/08/17/microsofts-pc-vs-mac-site-what-on-earth-are-they-thinking/<br />http://www.recipester.org/images/4/49/Count_Word_in_Microsoft_PowerPoint01.png<br />http://images.betanews.com/albums/66/342.jpg<br />http://pubpages.unh.edu/~pit2/excel.jpg<br />

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