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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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Bringing Innovative Mobile Applications to the Financial Services Industry
sponsored by Carrington Associates
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details how one electronic payment company was able to successfully develop a mobile platform to streamline business. Read on to learn how you can stay ahead of the competition by bring secure, reliable mobile applications to customers – faster.
Posted: 02 Jul 2015 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

Carrington Associates

Daegu Health College Cuts Costs of Mobile Development
sponsored by Carrington Associates
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines how one health science college was able to grant its students accessibility to data at any time, with the mobile device of their choice. Read on to learn how your business can reduce costs by speeding up the development cycle for mobile application, as well as easily keep up with competitors and changing mobile platforms.
Posted: 01 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

Carrington Associates

The Benefits of Mobile Apps for the Healthcare Industry
sponsored by Carrington Associates
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details how one healthcare information company made the transition to using mobile apps and increased their ROI by 50%. Read on to learn the benefits experienced by doctors using the mobile apps, and how to get started on your healthcare organization's mobile strategy.
Posted: 01 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Carrington Associates

Five Principles for Integrating Software as a Service Applications
sponsored by TIBCO Software Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides five tips for more efficiently integrating SaaS applications into your IT environment.
Posted: 26 Jun 2015 | Published: 24 May 2015

TIBCO Software Inc.

Protect Your Web Applications from the OWASP Top 10
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Applications, mobile devices, cloud computing, and web APIs unlock tremendous business opportunities—however, they also open your systems up to a broader set of unknown users. In this resource, you'll learn the basics of securing your web applications from the OWASP Top 10.
Posted: 22 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Aug 2012

IBM

Integration Throughout and Beyond the Enterprise
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Integration has always been an important part of IT projects; however, as this resource explains, it's no longer sufficient to integrate resources under the control of the enterprise. Read on to discover answers to enterprises' top questions about integration.
Posted: 22 Jun 2015 | Published: 18 Apr 2014

IBM

What Continuous Delivery Means to a Test Automation Engineer
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This resource follows a test automation engineer as she searches for release management tools to automate and accelerate processes across development, testing, and IT operations, ultimately achieving continuous delivery.
Posted: 16 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Mar 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

5 Ways to Get Top Mobile App Developer Talent for Your Open APIs
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: In this eBook, you'll learn how opening APIs to developers outside of the enterprise can enable the creation of apps that add value in innovative and unexpected ways—without requiring a direct investment in app development. Read on to learn 5 key ways that smart enterprises attract and nurture top third-party developer talent.
Posted: 15 Jun 2015 | Published: 15 Jun 2015

CA Technologies.

Government -OpenLegacy replaces old HTML emulation solution at the Israel Airport Authority with a modern web application
sponsored by Open Legacy
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to find out how IAA's engineers developed a dedicated mobile application to handle all aspects of security personnel management, including shift planning and assignment.
Posted: 29 May 2015 | Published: 31 Jan 2015

Open Legacy

Case Study: Architectural Firm Achieves Global Flexibility with VDI
sponsored by NVIDIA/VMware
WHITE PAPER: Read this case study to learn how a global architectural firm enabled remote users to easily use graphics-heavy applications through its VDI solution.
Posted: 28 May 2015 | Published: 28 May 2015


Applications Services Governance: Market Trends You Need to Know
sponsored by Apigee
WHITE PAPER: Access this Gartner Magic Quadrant for a breakdown of the biggest players in the application services governance market.
Posted: 28 May 2015 | Published: 09 Apr 2015

Apigee

Network-Powered Application Analytics and Optimization
sponsored by Extreme Networks
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how you can start managing apps more efficiently by monitoring simple, valuable app analytics.
Posted: 27 May 2015 | Published: 26 Dec 2014

Extreme Networks

Healthcare - HMO builds a healthy web application encapsulating business-critical IBM System i workflows
sponsored by Open Legacy
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how to get cutting-edge technology along with IBM System i applications. Improve employee productivity and customer satisfaction.
Posted: 26 May 2015 | Published: 29 May 2015

Open Legacy

Securing the Digital Enterprise: API Security for the CSO
sponsored by Apigee
WHITE PAPER: The explosive growth of APIs means that threat protection, identity services, infrastructure security, and compliance have to be at the forefront of the CSO's mind. Access this resource now to learn why built-in API security alone isn't enough, for the sake of your organization's sensitive data.
Posted: 26 May 2015 | Published: 26 May 2015

Apigee

Bridging the Gap: Mobile App Design & Development
sponsored by Kony
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores several reasons why the siloed business environment approach hinders the app design and development processes and how the user experience suffers because of it. Read on to explore how to reduce the friction between developers and designers by employing a mobile first design approach.
Posted: 28 Apr 2015 | Published: 08 Apr 2015

Kony

Develop and Deploy Modern Enterprise Applications on a Unified Hybrid Cloud Foundation
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, you'll discover an innovative PaaS platform for modern enterprise applications that features mobile push notifications, powerful app integration capabilities, and business process management.
Posted: 20 Apr 2015 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

Red Hat

Panaya Oracle Patch Automation
sponsored by Panaya, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this brief white paper to learn how an automated patch simulation service could help your organization implement oracle patches more effectively. Discover how you can pinpoint the impacted areas and eliminate 50% of the effort associated with implementing oracle EBS patches.
Posted: 06 Apr 2015 | Published: 06 Apr 2015

Panaya, Inc.

Transforming Organizational Culture with Platform-as-a-Service
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores the role of cloud computing in creating an atmosphere where creative and passionate developers can succeed frequently and quickly. Read on to learn more on what cloud computing can do for your organization.
Posted: 01 Apr 2015 | Published: 01 Apr 2015

Red Hat

F5 and Vmware: Optimizing Desktop Virtualization and Delivering Benefits
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: Access this informative white paper to learn more about implementing VDI for your organization. Read on to learn about potential benefits like improved application accessibility and reliability, better application upgrades and maintenance, enhanced backup and recovery capabilities, and more.
Posted: 24 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Aug 2014

F5 Networks

The Freedom to Run Your Business Your Way
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the benefits of a multi-tenant, SaaS-based approach that grants customers the flexibility to adapt applications to their particular business strategies, without introducing complexity that prevents the system from evolving as business needs change.
Posted: 24 Mar 2015 | Published: 01 Apr 2013

Workday

Computer Economics Report- Understand Cloud ERP Buyers and Providers
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: This informative resource provides an overview of ERP cloud vendors and buyers, explaining to buyers why not all ERP systems labeled "cloud" are the same, and why vendors need to learn that not all ERP buyers are the same, either.
Posted: 20 Mar 2015 | Published: 29 Aug 2014

Workday

10 Critical Requirements for Cloud Applications
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: In this informative resource, two experienced SaaS pioneers list the 10 critical requirements that cloud applications and providers must meet in order to deliver the full benefits of modern SaaS.
Posted: 20 Mar 2015 | Published: 11 Sep 2012

Workday

How to Develop Secure Mobile Apps With a Stellar User Experience
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the importance of providing a better application experience, as well as how to secure the mobile application development and delivery process.
Posted: 20 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

CA Technologies.

Transform Your Digital Business With an API in Place
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper takes a look at the new digital organization, the implications of the "open enterprise," and how the app presents both opportunities and risks.
Posted: 19 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

CA Technologies.

Few Businesses Feel Fully Prepared for Software Security Risks
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals the results of a recent survey that explored enterprises' confidence in the security of the software that runs their businesses.
Posted: 04 Feb 2015 | Published: 04 Feb 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company
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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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