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Title: APPLICATION Author: teacher Last modified by: Careene Created Date: 9/4/2008 4:42:20 PM Document presentation format: On-screen Show (4:3) Company – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: APPLICATION


1
APPLICATION
  • SOFTWARE

2
Application Programs _________________________
  • Unlike system software that manages the resources
    of the computer, an application software is
    designed to help people perform a certain type of
    work.
  • Give an example of an application software.

3
Examples of Application Software
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General Purpose software questions _______________
________________
  • What is the purpose of a general purpose
    software?
  • Give an example of a General purpose software
  • State the job where a general purpose software
    would be used

7
General purpose Software _________________________
_
  • General purpose software would be anything that
    aids in allowing you to accomplish simple
    computer related tasks.
  • For example word processing software,
    spreadsheet software.
  • General purpose software packages are used by a
    large number of people in a variety of jobs and
    personal situations

8
Example of General purpose software ______________
_____________________
  • VLC - Media Player

9
Examples of General Purpose ______________________
___
  • Word processing
  • Spreadsheet
  • Database management
  • Graphic presentation
  • Communication

10
General Purpose software for Inventory
System _______________________________________
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Custom-written software _________________________
  • This is software that has been designed or
    created by a programmer to meet the unique need
    of a user or organization.

13
Custom written software questions ________________
_________
  • What is the purpose of a custom written software?
  • Give an example of a custom written software
  • State the job where a custom written software
    would be used
  • State some advantages of a custom written software

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Advantages of Custom Written Software ____________
_______________________
  • The software meets the need of the user
    specifically
  • The software can grow with the company
  • Business owners can relieve the stress placed on
    over burdened employees and save money from
    hiring additional staff.
  • State some disadvantages of custom written
    software

15
Disadvantages of Custom Written
Software ___________________________________
  • Expectations can change midstream when developing
    custom written software, making a realistic
    budget difficult to project. As a result,
    businesses often run out of money before the
    project is completed.
  • An experienced software team is needed. Acquiring
    the right team can be costly. If the people who
    are trained to use the program resign then it
    will be some time before new persons are trained,
    slowing down the business functions

16
Example of Custom Software _______________________
__
  • (I-SITEAuto) Package that manages auto dealer
    company online

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Example of Customized Software ___________________
________
  • Plastic surgery software that shows how the
    patients features will look after surgery.

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Specialized Software packages ____________________
_____
  • What are specialized software packages?
  • Give an example of specialized software packages
  • State where a specialized software package would
    be used.
  • Specialized software falls into two categories,
    what are they?

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Specialised Software Packages ____________________
________
  • Specialised software packages are written for a
    specific discipline.
  • An example of such packages is expert systems. An
    expert system is a type of computer application
    program that makes decisions or solves problems
    in particular fields, such as banking or
    architecture, by using knowledge and analytical
    rules defined by experts in the field.
  • For example, a doctor could employ an expert
    system that asks a patient a series of questions
    and then make a diagnosis.

21
TWO categories of specialised software
____________________________
  • Business Application Programs these are
    programs that perform the information processing
    tasks of important business functions or industry
    requirements.
  • Scientific Application Programs these are
    programs that perform information processing
    tasks for the natural, physical, social and
    behavioural sciences.

22
Example of Specialized Software __________________
__________
  • Weather mapping system

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Customization of General Purpose Software
Packages ____________________________
  • Imagine buying an outfit in a department store
    that you like but it is not exactly your size.
    What do you do?
  • If you find general-purpose software in a
    software house that you like, but it needs some
    adjustment to meet your specific need, you can
    get a programmer to modify the program to meet
    your specific need.

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Customization of General Purpose
Contd ____________________________
  • A customised general-purpose software package is
    a generalised software package that has been
    tailored to meet a user or firms specific need.
  • What are some of the areas on a software that can
    be customized?

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Areas of the software that can be customized
include ____________________________
  • Screen colour
  • Page size and arrangement on the desktop
  • Navigation to available menus
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