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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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Vendor Landscape: Application Lifecycle Management
sponsored by SERENA Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This vendor landscape report aims to help IT leaders in entry-level to mid-sized enterprises discover the most comprehensive ALM solution for their specific development needs.
Posted: 31 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

SERENA Software, Inc.

What the Mobile Customer Service Experience Should be
sponsored by Interactive Intelligence, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper you will discover the key to excelling in customer service, with particular attention paid to reaching customers through mobile devices. Read now to devise your own mobile customer service strategy and uncover how to design an app that will add value to any customer relationship.
Posted: 24 Jul 2015 | Published: 24 Jul 2015

Interactive Intelligence, Inc.

11 Questions to Ask Before Embarking on Your Next Business Application Project
sponsored by Mendix
WHITE PAPER: In this guide, you'll learn 11 critical questions to ask before starting your next app delivery project, from "Build or buy?" to "How do I ensure a great user experience?".
Posted: 24 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Mendix

Traditional App Delivery Is Broken: Here's How You Can Fix It Now
sponsored by Mendix
WHITE PAPER: This guide outlines a new mindset and approach to help IT teams to deliver game-changing apps faster, easier, and cheaper than ever imagined. Read on to learn how to accelerate your time to market to position your company to lead this new app-driven economy.
Posted: 24 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Mendix

Beat Your Competition in the Race to Power Next-Gen Customer Experiences
sponsored by Mendix
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll learn how your organization can collaborate with IT to collectively deliver the apps that will power next-generation customer experiences.
Posted: 23 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Mendix

Enterprise Mobile Apps: Are You Ready to Enter the Ring?
sponsored by Mendix
WHITE PAPER: This resource divulges the unadulterated facts you need to know to make the most of your enterprise's mobile app initiatives, the first time around. Read on to learn 10 steps to delivering innovative and functional mobile apps quickly, flexibly, and cost-effectively.
Posted: 23 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Mendix

Building Data-Driven Internet of Things (IoT) Applications
sponsored by Pivotal
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you can learn how to power enterprise transformation to build, evolve, scale, and adapting IoT applications. Access now to learn how cloud and big data tools can advance your software-driven experiences.
Posted: 23 Jul 2015 | Published: 23 Jul 2015

Pivotal

Software Lifecycle Integration: Six Reasons Not to Delay
sponsored by Tasktop
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to learn 6 reasons why you may be costing your organization by waiting to integrate your software lifecycle.
Posted: 23 Jul 2015 | Published: 23 Jul 2015

Tasktop

The IT Executives Guide to the New Enterprise App World
sponsored by Mendix
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents ten essential rules to follow in today's app development landscape.
Posted: 22 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Mendix

8 Factors That Affect Mobile App Development Pricing
sponsored by Kony
WHITE PAPER: Mobile apps are powerful drivers of traffic; however, app development can be an expensive undertaking. This white paper will help you to understand the key drivers of cost in app development in order to enable you to make cost-effective decisions and deliver the best possible ROI.
Posted: 22 Jul 2015 | Published: 22 Jul 2015

Kony

8 Security Issues to Avoid in Mobile App Development
sponsored by Kony
WHITE PAPER: This resource divulges the top 8 security issues that app developers need to watch in order to protect their users from phishing, malware, and more.
Posted: 22 Jul 2015 | Published: 22 Jul 2015

Kony

The Total Economic Impact of Google Apps for Work
sponsored by Cloud Sherpas
WHITE PAPER: Google commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct a Total Economic Impact study and examine the potential return on investment enterprises may realize by deploying Google Apps for Work. Read this study to evaluate the potential financial impact of Google Apps for Work.
Posted: 21 Jul 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

Cloud Sherpas

Top 10 API Security Considerations
sponsored by Axway
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the top 10 considerations for security architects looking to tackle one of today's biggest security challenges: APIs.
Posted: 16 Jul 2015 | Published: 16 Mar 2015

Axway

Accelerate Application Release Management with Continuous Development
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to learn how automating end-to-end application deployment can enable you to accelerate your application release management process and take control of the application pipeline.
Posted: 13 Jul 2015 | Published: 27 Feb 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

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

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.

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

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.

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
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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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