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Business Software Applications In this assignment I will be looking at different types of business software applications. There are many types of software's but I will be limiting myself to only four of them. These are 1. Financial software 2. Human resources software 3. Transaction processing and web designing software 4. Client record and customer query processing software Financial software This is a software designed help businesses manage the inflows and outflows their money. Sage Instant Accounts is a good example of financial software. This software is basically a bookkeeping solution designed specifically for small and start-up businesses. It enables businesses do their accounts in hours instead of days. Financial software makes it very easy for businesses to run profit and loss and balance sheet reports at the touch of a button. It also helps in Preparing VAT Returns easily. Financial software's basically aids business to work at a faster rate and also minimize the amount of errors. ...read more.


Client records and customer query processing software This is software designed basically is basically to help businesses improve its services in terms of keeping client records and processing customer queries. This software allows firms to update customer's record and reply customer queries within expected time limit. There are different types of software that can be used for such purposes and "Act" is one of them. Act is a software by sage that allows businesses to give its employees easy access to customer information and other aspects that relates to client records and customer query processing. Sage has more than 2.5 million users and 35,000 customers. Some its features are * It has a custom email client of its own * Its possible to make mail shots and other documents using Word and synchronize contact records with Pocket PC and Palm handheld computers * ACT 2007 allows Outlook 2000 or later to be configured as a preferred email client. ...read more.


by teachers can be accessed by students. Electronic data transfer This is basically about transferring data electronically. This reduces the risk of human error meaning it will be much better using Electronic data transfer rather than typing it manually. Electronic data transfer allow business transfer important information internally with the departments as well as externally to say the government. For example, sending company balance sheet to government Video links Video links is basically a method of communication that allows people to communicate through sound as well as visual images. It is also known as videoconference. This allows the people involved in the communication to see each other live. To have a video link one will need a good internet connection and a webcam. This is very useful to businesses because the can hold meetings without everybody assembling at a particular location. it makes communication more easier to understand as compare to a normal telephone conversation or conference. This is because with video conferencing, one can at least see the body language to tell if someone understands something or not. ?? ?? ?? ?? Nana Unit 21 p2 ...read more.

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