Class 8314 - Information technology (IT) design and development services of Central Product Classification (CPC) Version 2.1 includes these subclasses:

This class includes:

  • provision of technical expertise to design and/or develop an IT solution such as custom applications, networks, and computer systems

83141 IT design and development services for applications

This subclass includes:

  • services of designing the structure and/or writing the computer code necessary to create and/or implement a software application, such as:
    • designing the structure and content of a web page and/or writing the computer code necessary to create and implement a web page
    • designing the structure and content of a database and/or writing the computer code necessary to create and implement a database
    • designing the structure and writing the computer code necessary to design and develop a custom software application
    • customization and integration, adapting (modifying, configuring, etc.) and installing an existing application so that it is functional within the clients' information system environment

This subclass does not include:

  • service contracts where the design and development of a web page is bundled with the hosting of the web page, cf. 83151 (#cpc8315 - Hosting and information technology (IT) infrastructure provisioning services)
  • service contracts where the design and development of the application is bundled with the hosting and management of the application on an ongoing basis, cf. 83152
  • service contracts where the design and development of a database is bundled with the ongoing management of the data holdings, cf. 83159

83142 IT design and development services for networks and systems

This subclass includes:

  • designing, developing and implementing customer's networks such as intranets, extranets and virtual private networks
  • network security design and development services, i.e. designing, developing and implementing software, hardware and procedures to control access to data and programs and to allow for the safe exchange of information over a network
  • combined service of assessing an organization's computer requirements, advising on hardware and software acquisitions, developing system specification and putting the new system in place
  • computer systems integration services, i.e. an analysis of the client's current computer system, present and future computing requirements, the purchase of new equipment and software, and the integration of the new and old systems components to create a new integrated system

This subclass does not include:

83143 Software originals

This subclass includes:

  • software originals (i.e. a set of instructions that is to be used in a computing device in order to bring about a specific result), which can be protected and licensed as intellectual property

This subclass does not include:


Product of: #isic6201 - Computer programming activities, #isic6202 - Computer consultancy and computer facilities management activities, #isic5820 - Software publishing
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This class in the classification of its order

The (ontological) order of #cpc8314 - Information technology (IT) design and development services is the Techno Order.