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BUSI214 Point University Benefits of Using Linux in A Business Paper

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Question Description

Your final paper should be 4-6 pages not including the APA title page, abstract and reference page.  Your paper must include APA formatting, citations and references.  You are required to cite two additional scholarly sources (academic books or peer-reviewed journal articles)

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Running head: SOFTWARE USED IN BUSINESS

Software Used in Business
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SOFTWARE USED IN BUSINESS

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Abstract

Most businesses and organizations make use of software to increase efficiency and improve the
working conditions. The software makes working in an organization easier and faster as
compared to the use of other methods. Some software such as the one discussed in the paper acts
like a shortcut in getting the results of a required data. They also enable in retrieving the old
information without using the money of finances to repeat the whole thing. This, therefore,
ensures that no data belonging to any organization is lost. Despite the fact that software has
disadvantages, they have more benefits that make them better for use. Therefore, for a company
or any organization to compete fully in the market, they must employ the best software that will
improve their working.
Introduction
Businesses and organizations make application of software to increase efficiency in their
work and improve the working conditions (Sousa & Oz, 2014). Business applications or software
is a conventional of computer databases or any software which business operators use in
differentiating the functions of a business (Goldsmith, 2014). They are useful in growing
efficiency, quantifying production and implementing other commercial purposes precisely. The
software makes computer hardware work better and aids in performing important tasks. When a
business uses the right software, it can lead to new ways of working. Hence, it makes a good
business asset and any business should carefully choose the software so that it can match the
needs of the business. A variety of software is commonly used in most business due to their
simplicity and efficiency in working. Such software's are Linux which is most used and bestknown source that provides operational systems. It was released first in 1991 and it is based on
Linux kernel. Another kind of Software that is commonly used in the business is a spreadsheet.

SOFTWARE USED IN BUSINESS

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Spreadsheet software is an application which is capable of storing, organizing, and analyzing
data in a tabular manner. This application can offer digital inspiration on paper accounting
worksheets (Starinsky, 2016). OpenProj is a kind of software with an open source scheme
management applications with an ability to serve over a million users. Workbench is a
development toolset which is focused on scheduling, and mobile software which is an operating
system which allows the working in smartphones and other devices. Therefo...

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