“The test of the machine is the satisfaction it gives you. There isn't any other test. If the machine produces tranquility it's right. If it disturbs you it's wrong until either the machine or your mind is changed.” Rightly said by Robert M. Pirsig. A machine has the capacity to provide you serenity or repose if it is guided or used inappropriate manner and at the same time it has the power or ability to disturb you if it goes in the wrong hand and the power is misused. So, technology and innovation can act as a boon if you utilize correctly and also can serve as bane if there is lack of proper utilization. And when we discuss the blessing of technology software is a perfect example of it. But here, in this case, you might ask the question of what is software? Then let me clear your doubt and answer your question.
What is Software?
Alan Turning first introduced the concept of software as we know it today in the year of 1935. He launched the idea through his essay "Computable numbers with an application to the Entscheidungsproblem." But the term or word "software" was coined by mathematician and statistician John Tukey in the year 1958. He coined the term in an American monthly magazine.
The concept of software that we acknowledge it today is a system or set of programs that are crafted or designed to conduct specific tasks. It is a standard or general term used to define computer programs, applications as well as a set of a command used to perform a particular function.
Why Do We Need Software?
In today's tech-savvy world almost everybody whether it is an individual or a business organization everyone is using software or application. Especially a business venture has got a high necessity of software. Starting from basic e-mails to complex accounting, CRM (Customer Relationship Management or data management software ticks the priority list. A customized or tailored software has got the capacity to streamline and make work process smooth and flawless.
How to Hire a Software Development Company?
If you are an owner of a business and having a requirement to run an organization without any hazards and is looking for software that can solve your needs then here are some quick steps that you should follow while engaging a software development company.
i) Check the portfolio of the company. A portfolio says thousands of words about a company and the previous work they have done for their former clients. So, don't forget to check the portfolio.
ii) Talk or discuss about the technology that the company is going to use for developing your software.
iii) Check the fees that they are charging for it. Make a comparison chart so that you do not need to pay extra bucks.
iv) Do not fail to check the reviews of the companies before hiring.
So, if you are yet thinking about how to develop software for your venture don't remember much and hire the services of a custom software development company.
Author Bio- The author of the article is Debolina Guha, who works with a renowned IT firm in Content creator profile in Durgapur, West Bengal.