Commercial off the Shelf (COTS)
“Commercial off the Shelf (COTS)” Please respond to the following:
· From the e-Activity, describe at least two COTS packages that you identified through your research. Explain their purposes, the components they contain, and the kind of applications that could be developed using these COTS packages.
· Consider a situation where you are working in the gaming industry as a software engineer and your company is pushing toward utilizing COTS software components. Your supervisor has asked you to develop a counter proposal outlining the reasons why all software development should stay in-house. Explain how you would justify using an in-house software development strategy over using COTS commercial components.
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