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ALSO CALLED: Application Software, End-User Applications, Applications, Software Applications
DEFINITION: 1) In information technology, an application is the use of a technology, system, or product. 2) The term application is a shorter form of application program. An application program is a program designed to perform a specific function directly for the user or, in some cases, for another application program. Examples of applications include word processors, database programs, Web browsers, development  … 
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Applications Software White Papers (View All Report Types)
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Digital Transformation: A Java-Based Platform for App Modernization
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to accelerate digital transformation initiatives with a Java EE-based platform for app modernization that provides support for both legacy and cloud-native apps. You'll learn how to implement Agile, DevOps, API management, and continuous integration/continuous delivery processes for you modernization efforts.
Posted: 17 Jan 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Red Hat

The State of Lifecycle Management: Delivering Quality with Agile, DevOps, and IoT
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Emerging technology trends like Agile, DevOps, and IoT have been rapidly adopted by many companies across a variety of industries, but how do they relate to software developers and fostering quality? Uncover key findings from a survey of over 600 software developers and IT professionals that seek to answer this essential question.
Posted: 11 Jan 2017 | Published: 31 May 2016

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise

How to Get ALM Data Ready with Predictive Analytics
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Find out how you can leverage predictive analytics to create "predictive development" best practices by approaching ALM as a big data repository. You'll discover how to boost data management for software requirements, testing, and every other step of the development lifecycle.
Posted: 11 Jan 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise

Why RAD is Right for Mobile and Web Front-End Development
sponsored by OutSystems
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to deliver agile, responsive front-end applications with rapid app development (RAD). Read on to meet today's dramatically digital customer journey by upgrading your legacy stacks and mobile app strategy, learning how to overcome the challenges in adopting an open-source stack, and more.
Posted: 05 Jan 2017 | Published: 05 Jan 2017

OutSystems

VMware Horizon Application and Desktop Virtualization Reimagined
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Download this solution brief to learn how VMware Horizon radically transforms traditional VDI with hybrid deployment methods, smart policies with streamlined app access, and more.
Posted: 15 Dec 2016 | Published: 15 Dec 2016

VMware

Preparing Your Toolbox for the SharePoint Framework
sponsored by Progress
WHITE PAPER: Explore a framework for building web apps that provides a variety of benefits for HTML5, JavaScript, and SharePoint developers. Discover how to deliver valuable customizations by leveraging the framework's key features and web stack tools, including built-in themes, a SharePoint-tailored DataSource component, and more.
Posted: 14 Dec 2016 | Published: 14 Dec 2016

Progress

Must-Know Techniques for Building HTML5 Apps for Any Screen Size
sponsored by Progress
WHITE PAPER: Explore the must-know responsive web practices for building apps for any screen size. You'll learn how to leverage the basic building blocks of responsive web design, choose a framework, and use advanced features like fluid containers, offsets, and more.
Posted: 12 Dec 2016 | Published: 12 Dec 2016

Progress

Finding Your Blue Sky: 3 Ways to Migrate SAP to Microsoft Azure
sponsored by Freudenberg IT
WHITE PAPER: Cloud services and SaaS platforms unlock a variety of benefits for IT, namely in these 5 key areas: business agility, innovation, cost reduction, scalability, and Shadow IT. Access this white paper to explore 3 ways to bring these benefits to SAP management by hosting mission-critical SAP apps in the cloud with Microsoft Azure.
Posted: 09 Dec 2016 | Published: 31 May 2016

Freudenberg IT

APIs and Mobile: Creating an Integrated Physical-Digital Consumer Experience
sponsored by TIBCO Software Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how retailers are leveraging APIs to improve mobile strategies and enhance consumer engagement. Discover how APIs make your digital assets consumable in any sort of app across a variety of platforms, allowing you to improve customer experiences without sacrificing security for sensitive data.
Posted: 02 Dec 2016 | Published: 03 Oct 2016

TIBCO Software Inc.

8 Key API Performance Indicators for Digital Business
sponsored by TIBCO Software Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores and defines some of the most common and useful key API performance indicators (KAPIs). Discover how to boost your API management and analytics with KAPIs like registered API keys, usage consistency, queries per second, and 5 more.
Posted: 02 Dec 2016 | Published: 02 Dec 2016

TIBCO Software Inc.

Integration-as-a-Service: Boosting PPM and Resource Management
sponsored by Innotas
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores how an integration-as-a-service platform boosts PPM by creating a centralized system for managing projects, apps, and resources. Discover how this cloud-based approach to integration can unlock your company's agility, boost the efficiency of data management and BI tools, and more.
Posted: 01 Dec 2016 | Published: 01 Dec 2016

Innotas

Maximize Performance and Mitigate Risks with PHP 7
sponsored by Rogue Wave Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines PHP, a tried and true platform for business-critical apps that has driven web and mobile growth for a number of years. Access now to learn more about the release of PHP 7, which introduces new language constructs and significantly enhanced performance, and uncover insightful tips on how to optimize your use of PHP.
Posted: 30 Nov 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

Rogue Wave Software

Open Source Software Support: Top Challenges and Best Practices
sponsored by Rogue Wave Software
WHITE PAPER: This report takes real support data from hundreds of open source software (OSS) packages across different organizations to analyze the statistics, realities, and results of open source in the field. Learn how to provide effective support for OSS by tackling the top challenges identified in the survey's data and uncover 5 OSS support best practices.
Posted: 23 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Rogue Wave Software

DevOps Practices: The Economics behind Continuous Delivery
sponsored by Rogue Wave Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how the adoption of DevOps methodologies enables continuous delivery and increases your organization's agility. Uncover 7 key principles of DevOps maturity, including repeatable delivery, frequent build and integration, broad test automation coverage, and 4 more.
Posted: 21 Nov 2016 | Published: 21 Nov 2016

Rogue Wave Software

APIs: Enhancing Retail, Mobile, and Integration Strategies
sponsored by TIBCO Software Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how an API-based strategy is essential to multichannel, cross-device access to essential data for developers – whether they be in-house, partners, or affiliates. Discover how companies like Netflix, Expedia, and Citibank are leveraging APIs to accelerate their mobile strategies, transform partner integrations, and more.
Posted: 17 Nov 2016 | Published: 22 Sep 2015

TIBCO Software Inc.

API Management Platforms: Seamless Integration between Physical and Digital Worlds
sponsored by TIBCO Software Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Explore how an API management platform provides seamless integration across multiple channels and ensures easy communication between your company and its employees, customers, and partners. Find out how retail companies like Coca Cola have already started to leverage APIs to change the transaction experience and boost customer relations.
Posted: 16 Nov 2016 | Published: 22 Sep 2015

TIBCO Software Inc.

DevOps, the Cloud, and AWS: Tying it All Together
sponsored by Chef Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to implement DevOps, using an automation platform in conjunction with AWS cloud resources. Discover how this approach can decrease time to market and reduce costs. Plus, uncover some critical best practices for workflow automation.
Posted: 04 Nov 2016 | Published: 04 Nov 2016

Chef Software

Making Businesses Future-Ready, Today: How to Drive Innovation through App Modernization
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how API-driven, cloud-enabled app modernization services greatly enhance the agility and performance of legacy enterprise apps and systems. Discover how to build your modernization strategy using cognitive analytics, automation, hybrid cloud computing, and more.
Posted: 03 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

IBM

DevOps Cultural and Technical Values: Leveraging Automation and the Cloud
sponsored by Chef Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides an introduction to the cultural and technical values that are the foundation of DevOps. Discover what pain points you can address faster and more efficiently with this approach, using tools and methods like automation, cloud-based infrastructure, continuous delivery, and more.
Posted: 03 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 May 2015

Chef Software

DevOps and the Bottom Line
sponsored by Chef Software
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to see what Nicole Forsgren, PhD has to say about the developing correlation between IT investment and organizational performance, highlighting the positive influence of cultivating a DevOps culture.
Posted: 02 Nov 2016 | Published: 02 Nov 2016

Chef Software

Leveraging Automation for DevOps
sponsored by Chef Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to implement automated and collaborative workflows in a way that reduces risk, ensures stability, and guarantees regulatory compliance. Discover how to create a dynamic infrastructure that will aid in your company's DevOps transformation and optimize its use of automation.
Posted: 20 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

Chef Software

Top 5 Applications You Should Blacklist Now
sponsored by Thycotic
WHITE PAPER: Mitigate the threat presented by the 30 most targeted high-risk vulnerabilities by learning why you should blacklist the following applications: Apple QuickTime for Windows, Adobe Flash Player, iTunes for Windows, and MS Office 2007. Gain the best practices for restricting malicious software.
Posted: 18 Oct 2016 | Published: 18 Oct 2016

Thycotic

Securing the Unpatchable
sponsored by Palo Alto Networks
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to secure unpatchable systems and software with advanced endpoint protection, defending against the most complex cyberattacks. You will learn how to prevent the exploitation of both known and zero-day vulnerabilities, as well as the execution of malware, as demonstrated by two case studies.
Posted: 21 Sep 2016 | Published: 21 Sep 2016

Palo Alto Networks

Getting Ready for Next-Gen Application Lifecycle Management
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: This technical white paper explores the use of a next-generation app lifecycle management platform made for defining, managing, and automating activities. Discover how to implement and support a successful Agile transformation to optimize the speed, quality, and scale of your app development.
Posted: 16 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Behavior Driven Development for Continuous Testing
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Explore the concept of behavior driven development, an Agile software development technique that promotes collaboration between QA, development, and business stakeholders. Find out how this user behavior-oriented approach will help you satisfy the need for both speed and quality.
Posted: 12 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Hewlett Packard Enterprise
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APPLICATIONS SOFTWARE DEFINITION (continued): … 1) In information technology, an application is the use of a technology, system, or product. 2) The term application is a shorter form of application program. An application program is a program designed to perform a specific function directly for the user or, in some cases, for another application program. Examples of applications include word processors, database programs, Web browsers, development tools, drawing, paint, image editing programs, and communication programs. Applications use the services of the computer's operating system and other supporting applications. The formal requests and means of communicating with other programs that an application program uses is called the application program interface (API).
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