Business Information Systems

.. ally, you run two programs: the first program automatically attaches a vendor name to all of your items that require purchase orders in a few seconds. The second program takes all of these items, consolidates individual purchase orders by vendor, and creates purchase orders for many items almost instantly. COMPUTER REQUIREMENTS All our products are written in Visual FoxPro and are IBM compatible. At this time we do not offer Macintosh support.

Macintosh products are expected to be released third quarter of this year. Absolute minimum requirements would be a Pentium class processor with the following: ? 32 MB RAM ? VGA monitor ? Mouse ? Printer supported by Windows ? Windows 95/98/NT recommended. Windows 3.11 require that the configuration file (config.sys) be changed to include: FILES=200 BUFFERS=30 NOTE: Although the program has been demonstrated to run without any problems on WINDOWS 3.11 in the past, we no longer support this Windows version and do not in any way guarantee that it will run with this version. The on-line HELP text requires at least Windows 95. The program runs with all The program runs with all standard local area networks. Networks tested to run with this system are: Windows 95, Windows for Workgroups, Windows 3.1, Windows NT, Novell NetWare, Personal NetWare, Banyan VINES 5.0, IBM LAN Server 3.0, Microsoft LAN Manager, and LANtastic 6.0.

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STEPS TO IMPLEMENTING A NEW PROGRAM AT YOUR COMPANY Probably on of the most important and difficult tasks for a company to accomplish is the implementation of a new computer system, such as BIZVIEWS™. The purpose of these chapters is to walk you through the thought processes of what you need to consider in order to successfully install the new product. The broad steps listed here are not necessarily in the order that they must be performed, but you can base the skeleton of a plan upon. Even if your company is very small you should go through these steps to determine what course of action you plan to take. STEPS OF IMPLEMENTATION Determine if your company needs a new computer system.

Create a Project Team. Determine if outside help is warranted. Create a Project Plan and schedule. Review and compare software programs. Select software and hardware. Convert files. Resolve all Issues.

Train personnel. Cut over to new system. Review implementation results periodically. DETERMINE IF YOUR COMPANY NEEDS A NEW BUSINESS COMPUTER SOFTWARE SYSTEM. Discuss the following with your management team, your co-workers and others that you respect and optionally write down the discussion results.

Are you presently using a single computer system to run your business? In addition, if so, are you starting to outgrow it? Is it a “legacy” system that is not “state of the art”? Are you presently using a series of different computer programs to try to run your business such as: spreadsheet programs, word processors, contact management programs, accounting programs, etc.? As well as you can determine is your competition running their business using a computer system? Are they starting to move ahead of you, or do you feel that they may be getting an “edge” on you? Do you spend an appreciable amount of your time trying to gauge the health of you business? Are you missing information that would be helpful in running your business, that you suspect would be available if you had a system with features such as whether you are operating within budget, or that your inventory is increasing while sales are declining? Do your employees spend a large amount of time, or you on tasks that are better accomplished by the computer. Do you have to do constant or repetitive tasks, make calculations, or copy information from one source to another place? Make a list before reviewing any software of what features you would expect a new system to have. Make this list as comprehensive as possible. It may be helpful to formulate this list by function to be performed (e.g. Order Entry, Purchasing, etc.).

Create another list of expect benefits. Create an ROI (Return on Investment document) that shows both tangible benefits ($) that could be derived from a new system, and intangible benefits (e.g. not working Saturdays). From all this, you can determine if is of benefit to continue and start a project. BIZVIEW LICENSE BIZVIEWS LICENSE AGREEMENT This is a legal licensing agreement between either a single entity or individual (hereinafter called “you”) and LCI COMPUTERS SOFTWARE ENTERPRISES (called “LCI”), who retains ownership of the enclosed Software package, for the BIZVIEWS™ software product, including all associated media, printed materials (including the BIZVIEWS™ manual and other related documentation), ‘on-line’ or electronic documentation, product upgrades and/or supplements to the original product which shall be collectively called the “Software.” By using, accessing, installing, downloading or loading the Software, you have carefully read and agree to the terms and conditions of this Agreement.

If you do not wish to so agree, do not use or install the software. OWNERSHIP OF THE BIZVIEWS SOFTWARE PRODUCT Ownership of the BIZVIEWS™ Software product and any product upgrades or customizations is retained by LCI COMPUTERS SOFTWARE ENTERPRISES including this copy of the enclosed Software product. A LICENSE is hereby licensed to you under the following conditions. GRANT OF LICENSE GIVES YOU THE FOLLOWING RIGHTS AND LIMITATIONS SINGLE USER LICENSE. If you have purchased the single user license, then you may use this Software only on one single computer.

The software consists of an executable program, and two sets of database files (one database which will be used to run one company and one training database). Multiple users may use this program, but not concurrently, even on a network. Only one user may log on to the program at a time. This user must log off the program before the next user accesses the program (NO CONCURRENT USE OF THE PROGRAM). MULTI-USER / NETWORK USE.

You may load the two sets of database files (one database which will be used to run one company and one training database) on a server computer to be used on a network, along with the executable program. You may use and install the program portion of the Software on the number of computers that this license grants (but not the database portion of the software). For example, if you have purchased a five-user license, then the executable program (the “.exe” file) for BIZVIEWS could be installed on five computers. If the server computer is a “dedicated” server in that no one runs and accesses the BIZVIEWS program from the server, then the server is not counted as one of the computers. If the server is also used as a workstation, then it is counted as one of the computers.

This license is for concurrent users, and the number and name of actual users that may log onto the program may exceed the amount of concurrent users on the system. Simply, this means that if you have a five-user license, only five people can be using the system at one time regardless of the amount of employees that have log on names and access to the program. It is your responsibility to make sure that the amount of users accessing the computer at one time does not exceed the total amount of concurrent licenses purchased. TRANSFER. This software may be transferred to another party one time by the initial user of the software, as long as: the other party agrees to be bound to the terms and conditions of this agreement; you sign over your rights to the program in a bill of sale or other transfer document; all documentation, CD disks and related material is transferred; and the transferee calls or writes to LCI to register the product in his name.

OTHER RIGHTS AND LIMITATIONS INCURRED BY THIS AGREEMENT: COPYING. You may not copy the Software or documentation except as specifically provided for within this Agreement. You may make one back up copy of the Software and store it on any media. REVERSE ENGINEERING. You may not decompile, disassemble, reverse engineer, translate, modify, or otherwise experiment with the Software. You may not make derivative works based upon the software or any portion of the Software.

RENTING AND LEASING. You may not rent or lease the Software or documentation unless specifically given permission, in writing, by LCI. UPGRADES. If the software is an upgrade from another product, then this license to upgrade supercedes any previous license for this product. “NOT FOR RESALE.” If this software product is labeled “NFR” or “NOT FOR RESALE,” then regardless of the other sections of this Agreement, you may use the product for your own business, use for demonstration purposes, test, or evaluate the Software. You may not sell, resell, or transfer the software to another party for value. EXPORT CONTROLS.

This Software is subject to the export control laws of the United States and you may not export it without the appropriate United States and foreign government licenses. TITLE. LCI shall maintain ownership and intellectual rights in and to the Software. The copyright laws of the United States and international copyright treaties protect the Software and Documentation. TERMINATION. Your right to use this Software and this license terminates automatically if you fail to comply with any provision of this license Agreement.

In such case, you must destroy all copies of the Software product and all of its component parts. RIGHTS. This Agreement represents the complete Agreement for licensing this product and therefore supercedes all previous Agreements. This Agreement may be amended only in writing that is executed by both parties. LCI’s acceptance of any purchase order placed by you is expressly made conditional on your unqualified assent to all of the terms contained herein. If any condition of this Agreement is held to be unenforceable for any reason, then such provision shall be reformed only to the extent required to make it valid and enforceable and in any case all other provisions of the remainder of this Agreement shall remain in full force and effect.

This user license is governed by the laws of the State of Oklahoma. If this product is acquired outside of the United States then this Agreement is enforceable, but only to the extent local laws will allow. BIZVIEWS WARRANTY BIZVIEWS LIMITED WARRANTY AGREEMENT LCI COMPUTERS SOFTWARE ENTERPRISES (LCI) warrants the media that contains the BIZVIEWS software (hereinafter called the Software) and the User Manual documentation for a period of ninety (90) days from date of purchase to be free from defects in material and workmanship. Your sole remedy for any breach of this warranty shall be for LCI to replace the defective media or User Manual. You must notify LCI of the defect within the warranty period and provide proof of purchase.

Regarding the User Manual, since the Software is being constantly upgraded, this warranty does not cover completeness of the Software User Manual. THIS IS A LIMITED WARRANTY AND LCI COMPUTERS SOFTWARE ENTERPRISES MAKES NO OTHER WARRANTY (EXPRESS OR IMPLIED), REPRESENTATION, OR CONDITION OTHER THAN THAT WHICH IS EXPRESSED WITHIN THIS LIMITED WARRANTY. LCI COMPUTERS SOFTWARE ENTERPRISES specifically disclaims any implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement, with regard to the Software product, and the provisions of or failure to provide support services. The duration of such implied warranties or conditions, including without limitation, warranties or conditions of merchantability and of fitness for a particular purpose is limited to the above stated warranty period. Some jurisdictions do not allow such limitations and you may have additional rights that you may exercise within your jurisdiction.

No LCI COMPUTERS SOFTWARE ENTERPRISES agent, or employee is authorized to make any modifications, extensions or additions to this warranty. The Software is licensed only on an “AS-IS” basis, and certain portions of the Software may be incomplete and no warranty is made express or implied regarding the accuracy, correctness of results of use of the Software, currentness of the software. The purchasers, his agents, employees and others that use the program, do so at their own risk. LCI COMPUTERS SOFTWARE ENTERPRISES assumes no liability for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special or exemplary damages, regardless of its having been advised of such damages. If you make any changes or modify the Software in any way during the warranty period, or if the media is damaged by improper use or abuse, or accident, or if you violate any of the terms of this Agreement, then this warranty shall be immediately terminated. Compatibility of hardware, operating systems, computers and other devices with the Software is not warranted and is the responsibility of the purchaser, or his agents or employees.

Under no circumstances or legal theory should LCI COMPUTERS SOFTWARE ENTERPRISES, its employees, agents, consultants, sales people, and resellers be held responsible and liable for any consequential, incidental, special or indirect damages due to work stoppage, loss of goodwill, act of God. computer malfunction or defective Software. All upgrades to the software within 60 days of delivery of the program are free and will be installed by LCI. All program defects (commonly called “bugs” discovered within one year of program delivery will be fixed free, all others found after the end of the year at the discretion of LCI. CONCLUSION We at GRC Business Solutions have been serving the Oklahoma City area for over 17 years and have won many awards for our top shelf business solutions.

We have made it to the top of our business by being the best in customer support, near flawless implementation, and follow-up support beyond normal business practices. There are many solutions available on the market that will help your business grow and be equally successful. However, GRC Business Solutions will help you to success form start to finish. We guarantee it. Technology Essays.


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