soft ulcer n.
- Softvelocity inc.
company The distributors of the Clarion family of application development systems. SoftVelocity, Inc. (http://softvelocity.com). (2003-10-15)
noun 1. Computers. the programs used to direct the operation of a computer, as well as documentation giving instructions on how to use them. Compare hardware (def 5). 2. anything that is not hardware but is used with hardware, especially audiovisual materials, as film, tapes, records, etc.: a studio fully equipped but lacking software. 3. […]
- Software agent
noun any software that is designed to use intelligence to automatically carry out an assigned task, mainly retrieving and delivering information; also called intelligent agent See intelligent agent Usage Note computing
- Software audit
legal A regular investigation of the software installed on all computers in an organisation to ensure that it is authorised or licensed. Software audits minimise the risk of prosecution for software theft, minimise the risk of viruses through uncontrolled software copying, and ensure technical support is available to all users. The Business Software Alliance Guide […]