Creator of Knowledge
Information Resources Management Association
Advancing the Concepts & Practices of Information Resources Management in Modern Organizations

Organizational Software Use Policies

Organizational Software Use Policies
View Sample PDF
Author(s): Alex Ozoemelem Obuh (Delta State University, Nigeria)
Copyright: 2011
Pages: 14
Source title: Handbook of Research on Information Communication Technology Policy: Trends, Issues and Advancements
Source Author(s)/Editor(s): Esharenana E. Adomi (Delta State University, Nigeria)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-61520-847-0.ch034


View Organizational Software Use Policies on the publisher's website for pricing and purchasing information.


This chapter discusses organizational software use policies. Specifically it gives the meaning of software use policy, software use policy components bothering on; general statement of policy, user education, budgeting and acquisition of software, registration, installation, storage and documentation of software, record keeping, software use, internet and shareware use, software audit and use survey, employee/user duty to report underlicensing, disciplinary measures on defaulters, corporate handling of employee questions regarding an organization’s software, need for software use policy in an organization, organizational software use policy formulation process, qualities of a software use policy, policy education and enforcement, problems of software use policy as well as future trends in organizational software use policy.

Related Content

Jeff Mangers, Christof Oberhausen, Meysam Minoufekr, Peter Plapper. © 2020. 26 pages.
Sylvain Maechler, Jean-Christophe Graz. © 2020. 27 pages.
Sabrina Petersohn, Sophie Biesenbender, Christoph Thiedig. © 2020. 41 pages.
Jonas Lundsten, Jesper Mayntz Paasch. © 2020. 21 pages.
Justus Alexander Baron. © 2020. 31 pages.
Vasileios Mavroeidis, Petros E. Maravelakis, Katarzyna Tarnawska. © 2020. 19 pages.
Hiam Serhan, Doudja Saïdi-Kabeche. © 2020. 30 pages.
Body Bottom