Big Software, Little Price

Stoddard, Jonathan
September 2009
Journal of Financial Planning;Sep2009 Solutions, p6
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the advantages on the use of software for the growth and sustainance of business. The open source software and software as a service (SaaS) are some of examples of software that are for free. The open source software is advantageous because it is cost saving and provides security and reliability. The SaaS has been classified as the newest categories of software which does not require a computer hardware to use the software. Moreover, it explores several companies that provide customer relationship management product like Productivity Suite, SugarCRM Inc. and Alfresco.


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