1. What each piece of software does?
Software is an arrangement of programs of particular business activities which is utilized to build up the arrangements. It empowers the three key drivers; time, straightforwardness and labor (MacWhinney, 2014).
2 How it is used
The main role of the human resource management is to handle the relevant roles such as keeping a record of the employees, training, payroll system and recruitment.
3 How using the software helps facilitate doing business in a global economy.
The software is the key mechanism which enables the users to record the transaction on daily basis and in an accurate manner.
4 What is (SaaS) Software as a Service?
The method of delivering the applications over the internet is done by the Saas model. Under the scenario of SaaS, the software is not required to be downloaded and the applications are installed and maintained over the software (Dillon & Vossen, 2015).
5 What are the benefits of SaaS over traditional software?
The traditional software though is useful yet when compared to the SaaS has certain advantages which are as follows.
The cost to install is low.
Provides security of the data over cloud computing.
6 What is productivity software?
The productivity software is an application in which the information is presented in the form of the documents, worksheets, presentation, and databases (Almorsy, Grundy & Müller, 2016).
7 Word processing
Word processing is an operation by which any kind of the information whether written verbal or recorded information is converted into printed form. It is mainly used to create the documents.
A spreadsheet is software which allows the users to save the important data and later on the data is organized and managed accordingly.
A presentation is a deck of communication which issued to address the audience. It is majorly a demonstration of the topic through the use of the visuals and templates.
A database is a pool of the information that is managed to give them access to the users. Data is organized into the rows and columns and the same is indexed so it becomes easy for the users to get the access of the relevant information (Groom, Bruno, Lightfoot & Ward, 2016).
Note taking is a practice which can be used to record the piece of the information which is captured from the different sources. This habit keeps the data safe and available.
12 What is PIM (personal information management) software?
The personal information system is software which operates on offline method and relates to the activities performed by the people in order to acquire maintain and retrieve the personal information (Hashem, et al 2015).
13 Explain how services such as PayPal and Google Translate can enable smaller companies’ participation in a global marketplace.
Google translate is the application which enables the users to get the access to the different languages and can convert the information into the native language. On the other hand, the Paypal application is used to transfer the amount just on the basis of the single click.
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