Computer software: the basics

Introduction

Information technology is a major investment for any small business - and computer software is a key part of that investment.

Software not only makes your computer hardware perform important tasks, but also helps your business work more efficiently and could even lead to new ways of working. It is therefore a crucial business asset and you should choose your software carefully so that it matches your business needs.

This guide will help you understand different types of software and how to choose the most appropriate for your business. It will give you information on licensing and copyright issues and how you can manage these effectively. Finally, it explains what you should do to keep your software up to date.

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