Software Agreements Line by Line, 2d
Today's business climate demands the ability to leverage essential technologies, as well as a heightened understanding of how the software agreement underlying such essential technologies may adversely affect your business. Software Agreements Line by Line, 2d serves to bridge the long-standing disconnect between the interests of the end user and the objectives of the vendor in developing, drafting, and executing software agreements. Taking a standard vendor-oriented software agreement and breaking it down clause by clause to explain the nuances of the language and the inherent business implications, leading technology lawyers Michael R. Overly and James R. Kalyvas offer penetrating insight into the software agreement. These expert authors detail why such agreements should be modified and how to modify them. In addition, they offer practical solutions to promote your ability to successfully implement critical technologies in your business. An updated view into the often-daunting world of these highly technical agreements, Software Agreements Line by Line, 2d highlights the often-overlooked, unnoticed, and even hidden aspects of procuring and implementing business systems. The ability to understand and develop user-friendly software agreements offers great advantages for any company making investments in, and developing strategies around, software. This book will provide any reader with the tools to become an informed user, a more strategic thinker, and above all, an empowered consumer.