Essays Tagged: "Software development"

Procedures, Parameters & Sub-Programs

In any modern programming language, procedures play a vital role in the construction of any new software. These days, procedures are used instead of the old constructs of GOTO and GOSUB, which hav ... , which have since become obsolete.Procedures provide a number of important features for the modern software engineer:-Programs are easier to write. Procedures save a large amount of time during softw ...

(4 pages) 42 0 4.3 Jan/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Evaluating Computer Professionals for Raises and Promotions

ate for many positions, it is ineffective for many other positions such as computer programmers and software engineers.As we move farther and farther into the Information Age, we can be sure that the ... s one of the keys to a company's success.For simplicity, within this report, programmers, analysts, software engineers, and other titles of software development people will be referred to as computer ...

(8 pages) 123 0 4.5 Nov/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Evaluating Computer Professionals for Raises and Promotions

ate for many positions, it is ineffective for many other positions such as computer programmers and software engineers.As we move farther and farther into the Information Age, we can be sure that the ... s one of the keys to a company's success.For simplicity, within this report, programmers, analysts, software engineers, and other titles of software development people will be referred to as computer ...

(8 pages) 94 0 3.3 Nov/1995

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

This paper is about computer copyright laws. It also goes itto software copyright laws.

-Software and copyright-Current copright and patent laws are inapropriate for computer software; thei ... Current copright and patent laws are inapropriate for computer software; their imposition slowsdown software development and reduces competition.From the first computer as we know them, the ENIAC, com ... of paper to millions of bytes on a thin piece of tin foilsandwitched between two pieces of plastic, software has played an important part in the world. Computershave most likely played an important ro ...

(11 pages) 294 0 4.1 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Computer Ethics

Software and copyright.

Current copright and patent laws are inapropriate for computer software; their imposition slows down software development and reduces competition. From the first c ... e development and reduces competition. From the first computer as we know them, the ENIAC, computer software has become more and more important. From thousands of bytes on miles of paper to millions o ... of paper to millions of bytes on a thin piece of tin foilsandwitched between two pieces of plastic, software has played an important part in the world. Computers have most likely played an important r ...

(11 pages) 224 0 4.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Computer Ethics

Programming Capabilities and Application Software Comparison

IntroductionThis paper will provide a comparison of the programming capabilities, application software between UNIX and Microsoft Windows 2000 and the differences between the availability of app ... ors (line and screen), spelling checkers, and text formatters for producing high-quality documents. Software development applications are also included with the O/S, these included compilers and libra ...

(2 pages) 139 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Linux Operating System (graduate level CIS term paper)

urce code remains available. Linux may be used for a wide variety of purposes including networking, software development, and as an end-user platform. Linux is often considered an excellent, low-cost ... Linux's functionality and availability, it has become quite popular worldwide and a vast number of software programmers have taken Linux's source code and adapted it to meet their individual needs. A ...

(23 pages) 527 1 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Systems Approach in a Technology Project

lete system.Acceptance, installation, deployment: The final stage of initial development, where the software is put into production and runs actual business.Maintenance: What happens during the rest o ... model, an alternative is presented below:fig.2) Classic System Development Lifecycle - Version 2In software engineering, the waterfall model describes a development method that is linear and sequenti ...

(5 pages) 668 1 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Programming Languages

Software Maintenance & Change Control Plan

ance 31.2. Change Control 32. Scope 43. Reference Documentation 44. Change Management Process 54.1. Software Change Request 54.2. Analysis and Prioritization 54.3. Development and Testing 54.4. Implem ... s 65.1. Transition Procedure 65.2. Support Procedure 76. Project Information Location 77. Signoffs 7Software Maintenance & Change Control Plan1. PurposeThe intention of this document is to provide ...

(3 pages) 315 0 4.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

IBM and the PC

dent team seems to be a successful approach: Computer-product development. Particular software development.What makes a good programmer, a good program or a good team?The software design ... produced. Microsoft programmers were from a 'hacker' culture, which meant they would write software in the manner they chose.IBM had thousands Microsoft only had a few hundred employe ...

(3 pages) 48 0 3.7 Dec/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Configuration Control Process

The growth in cost and importance of software to my unit has caused my squadron to address the improvement of software development across ... series of guidebooks that define the squadron concept of the assurance processes which are used in software development. This is the Software Configuration Management Guidebook which describes softwa ... ation management in a way that is compatible with practices in industry and at Air Force Squadrons. Software configuration management is a key software development process, and is essential for doing ...

(7 pages) 90 0 3.7 May/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Software Doesn't Solve Your Project Management Problems

Managing Multiple Projects by James S. Pennypacker and Lowell D. Dye devotes chapter two to software packages and its role in project management. The article by Lewis R. Ireland really nails h ... ject management. The article by Lewis R. Ireland really nails home a point about software packages (Software Packages Don't Manage Projects - People Do!)1. This article describes the excitement associ ...

(6 pages) 93 0 3.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Sri Lanka ICT Industry

Software DevelopmentThe service sector is the largest component of GDP (54%). In 2003, the service s ... continued to be strong. There also is a small but growing information technology sector, especially software development and exports.The Sri Lankan software industry even though still small has grown ... ated to be about US$ 80.0 million at the end of 2003 according to the Central Bank report.Growth of Software ExportsThe Software Exporters Association (SEA) has targeted to achieve total exports of US ...

(8 pages) 45 0 3.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Why Software sucks and what you can do about it.

The magazine ad I choose to write about called, "Why software sucks (the exact word used) and what you can do about it," was published in a magazine call ... n page 4. The company called Thunder Computing has done computer consulting and developed education software for over 20 years. Platt teaches software development at Harvard University and companies a ... ent at Harvard University and companies all over the world. The article is based on the theory that software sucks because it doesn't take the user in mind and doesn't try and know the users of the so ...

(4 pages) 22 0 3.7 Feb/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Computer Ethics

Northwest Insurance

of Northwest Insurance found out advantages of using computers and now requested more computers and software development from IS. The budget of information system departure allowed to buy only 30% of ... d only 50% the two years before that. However it takes about siw months for work to even start on a software request.Because of dissatisfaction of information system department, divisions started inde ...

(3 pages) 363 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Systems Analysis

w the overall system is. The system designers will also provide detailed specifications on what the software is required to do so that programmers in the next stage will have a clear idea of what they ... mentation-In this stage, the system designers will put in the new system, installing and setting up software, creating data files and training people to use the system.Testing-Before the system is put ...

(9 pages) 190 0 4.6 Nov/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

System Analysis

w the overall system is. The system designers will also provide detailed specifications on what the software is required to do so that programmers in the next stage will have a clear idea of what they ... ementationIn this stage, the system designers will put in the new system, installing and setting up software, creating data files and training people to use the system.TestingBefore the system is put ...

(4 pages) 101 0 5.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Science Essays

How Outsourcing would impact the Pro-Forma Income Statement

of Asian countries, namely China; and similarly, there has been a significant market for outsourced software from other middle-eastern countries. Major automation suppliers like Honeywell, Emerson, Ro ... Major automation suppliers like Honeywell, Emerson, Rockwell and General Electric are transferring software development to India and manufacturing to China. Others in line are the car manufacturing i ...

(2 pages) 44 0 3.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Skype has People Talking

t allow this type of service include the very popular; Skype. Skype is a peer-to-peer communication software that was founded and developed by Niklas Zennstrom and Janus Friis. Over the past few month ... strom and Janus Friis. Over the past few months, Skype has experienced hasty growth in the field of software development. What makes their program/service so unique is that it is free to use among hou ...

(2 pages) 21 0 3.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

appropriate costing systems and techniques for specific engineering business functions

bly, integration and verification, and product assurance - and the production of hardware. However, software development represents an increasing portion of the space-project effort, and often more th ... fort, and often more than 50% of the total cost of new ground-segment development.Estimation of the software development effort has always been among the most difficult of processes. Firstly, the abst ...

(6 pages) 3 0 0.0 Aug/2014

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers