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application protocol interfaces apis  innovation. Most packages use application program interfaces or APIs for sharing data with other applications that may have different architectures, platforms, and functions. These interfaces allow data to be packaged in a format that allows it to travel beyond an enterprise where it can be incorporated into the planning architectures of the other applications to produce alerts, trigger production orders, decrement inventory, etc., but do not compromise the proprietary attributes of the application. The

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Outsourcing, Applications Software

This RFP is focused on the selection of companies who provide outsource services in the areas of application software. The typical types of activities that these outsource providers perform include software development; software maintenance; software reengineering/rearchitecting; porting software to a new platform; defect correction and bug fixing; and software testing; etc. Application areas could include core applications, enterprise applications, web applications, integration between applications, mainframe applications, desktop applications, wireless applications, software packages, and games. 

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