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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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Smart Process Applications Evaluation, Q2 2013
sponsored by OpenText
WHITE PAPER: This Forrester Wave report aims to help CIOs find the right smart process app vendor partners for improving this full spectrum of human-based processes. Read today to explore Forrester's key takeaways after conducting a 15-criteria evaluation of twelve software vendors.
Posted: 13 May 2013 | Published: 24 Apr 2013

OpenText

Software testing: why it needs a new professionalism
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: We believe that Testing is at a key juncture in its development as a Profession. The demonstrable consequences of this approach are now very clear  - hidden, often major, costs in the  development  lifecycle of code arising both from the costs of fixing defects, and from the costs of managing change late in the lifecycle.
Posted: 24 Oct 2011 | Published: 26 Jan 2011

ComputerWeekly.com

How mature are companies' software quality management processes in 2010?
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: There is very little data that exists on the maturity of testing practices throughout the software quality life cycle in the Industry and lots of people refer to the maturity with a level of certainty not backed up by any real data. In 2009 Experimentus established a survey for this very purpose.
Posted: 24 Oct 2011 | Published: 26 Jan 2011

ComputerWeekly.com

CW+: Developer Survey Report from Embarcadero Technologies
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: The Embarcadero Developer Survey was conducted throughout the months June and July 2010 and encompasses responses from a wide array of application developers worldwide. The purpose of the survey was to collect information about the top developer trends, challenges, key initiatives, and current tools being used.
Posted: 21 Oct 2011 | Published: 10 Aug 2010

ComputerWeekly.com

Gartner: A perspective on Android 2.2 for the enterprise
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: With the announcement of Android 2.2, code named "Froyo," Google targets the enterprise market for the first time. This release has features to enable devices that can be granted support under the "appliance level" of the Gartner Managed Diversity Framework.
Posted: 21 Oct 2011 | Published: 23 Sep 2010

ComputerWeekly.com

Use Service Virtualization to remove testing bottlenecks
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to overcome today's test and development roadblocks with Service Virtualization.
Posted: 16 May 2013 | Published: 16 May 2013

IBM

IBM Informix Genero
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Capitalise on application development and deployment software today and take advantage of its easy-to-use graphical tools to model apps and then deploy them across several platforms. Read this brief yet informative paper now and learn how this software can reduce development costs and improve productivity, modernise existing 4GL apps and more.
Posted: 20 Mar 2012 | Published: 16 Mar 2011

IBM

Real-time Mobile Apps Boost Workforce Productivity
sponsored by AT&T Corp
WHITE PAPER: This paper shows ways to combine mobile devices with a robust wireless network and complementary Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)-based offerings that will allow you to choose applications that fit your needs, empowering your workers to make efficient use of time in the field.
Posted: 04 Oct 2011 | Published: 04 Oct 2011

AT&T Corp

A Practical Guide to Identifying Slow Code During Development
sponsored by Micro Focus, Ltd
WHITE PAPER: Many seemingly innocent coding practices can cause code to execute slowly. It’s far better for software quality, and less costly for the business, to find slow code before it becomes a business problem. This white paper examines the main causes and provides a practical guide to identifying them.
Posted: 07 Apr 2011 | Published: 07 Apr 2011

Micro Focus, Ltd

Things You Always Wanted To Know About Windows Profile Management
sponsored by Immidio
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines why Windows user profiles are so critically important for corporate IT environments and how they can be managed efficiently.
Posted: 15 Jan 2011 | Published: 15 Jan 2011

Immidio

IBM Rational Team Concert Evaluation Guide
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Explore the comprehensive features and functions that the Rational Team Concert tool offers, including integrated work item tracking, source control, continuous builds, agile planning and reporting, and more.
Posted: 27 Oct 2010 | Published: 27 Oct 2010

IBM

Building Smart Products: Best Practices for Multicore Software Development
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: IBM Rational software - the market-leading provider of platforms for software lifecycle management - is teaming with Wind River - the global leader in the embedded and mobile industries - to help companies take the risk out of multicore software development.
Posted: 01 Sep 2010 | Published: 25 May 2010

IBM

MIPS Core PSP
sponsored by CriticalBlue
WHITE PAPER: This application note provides a detailed tutorial of how to use the features of the MIPS Core PSP within Prism. End users who are either considering migrating existing software applications onto the 34K or 1004K core, or who already use those cores but wish to optimize their operation are the target audience for this paper.
Posted: 19 Aug 2010 | Published: 17 Jun 2010

CriticalBlue

7 Criteria to Consider When Embedding BI
sponsored by Tableau Software
WHITE PAPER: Though there’s no simple answer to “buy or build,” there are criteria — seven, in fact, that can guide you to make a well informed decision. This paper helps you identify and evaluate each one.
Posted: 16 Aug 2010 | Published: 16 Aug 2010

Tableau Software

Setting up the Necessary Tools for BlackBerry
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: This tutorial will show you which tools you need to start developing applications for the BlackBerry Platform, where to find those tools and how to install them.
Posted: 28 May 2010 | Published: 24 May 2010

BlackBerry

Resin Application Server Java EE 6 Web Profile
sponsored by Caucho Technology
WHITE PAPER: Caucho Technology aims to certify the Resin 4 application server on the newly finalized Java EE 6 Web Profile. This white paper discusses the Java EE 6 Web Profile and how it fits with the development philosophy of Resin as well as the details of our implementation including Resin extensions to the Java EE 6 Web Profile.
Posted: 05 Mar 2010 | Published: 04 Mar 2010

Caucho Technology

User Profile Manager Best Practices Guide
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This document provides the best practices for addressing the "last write wins" issue and key profile use case scenarios that can dramatically benefit with a User Profile Manager solution.
Posted: 01 Feb 2010 | Published: 01 Feb 2009

Citrix

Unified Application Delivery
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: By providing a unified Application Delivery Networking platform, F5 BIG-IP offers the ability for organizations to adopt a single platform for all its application delivery needs.
Posted: 10 Dec 2009 | Published: 10 Dec 2009

F5 Networks

Optimizing the Business of IT
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: New functionality in BIG-IP v10--such as resource provisioning and route domains--coupled with existing administrative domain capabilities enables IT to virtualize application delivery functions across departments. Sharing the investment in a unified application delivery solution across business constituents increases the return on investment.
Posted: 10 Dec 2009 | Published: 10 Dec 2009

F5 Networks

Seven Best Practices for Managing Software Intellectual Property in an Open Source World
sponsored by Black Duck Software
WHITE PAPER: Over the past decade, a powerful new approach to development - open source software - has risen to prominence, dramatically increasing the opportunity to re-use existing software. This report describes a set of seven best practices whose objective is to encourage development based on component re-use and software assembly.
Posted: 07 Oct 2009 | Published: 07 Oct 2009

Black Duck Software

Managing Application Performance to Achieve Mission Success
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: The reliance on web-based applications in government organizations has significant consequences. Success depends on end users' ability to interact well with their web applications. The key to success is an application performance management strategy that monitors end-user experiences and application performance from a transaction perspective.
Posted: 29 Apr 2009 | Published: 01 Feb 2008

CA Technologies.

EZ Insight Report: IBM Rational Jazz Strategy for Collaborative Application Lifecycle Management (Full report)
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Analyst report which includes new or expanded discussion of Open Services for Lifecycle Collaboration, Rational Requirements Manager, Quality Manager, Insight, and IBM Software Delivery Services for Cloud and Rational Asset Manager.
Posted: 13 Mar 2009 | Published: 13 Mar 2009

IBM

MD3000 and MD3000i: Array Tuning Best Practices
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides an overall approach to tuning I/O performance and also provides specific guidelines for using the storage array tuning controls.
Posted: 17 Sep 2008 | Published: 16 Sep 2008

Dell, Inc.

Windows Server Multi-Site Clustering with Geocluster®
sponsored by Double-Take Software
WHITE PAPER: In this webcast, get expert advice for implementing or optimizing Extract Transform Load (ETL) processes, and learn how to choose the best ETL software tools for your requirements and budget.
Posted: 10 Jul 2008 | Published: 01 Jun 2008

Double-Take Software

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 General Overview
sponsored by Red Hat and JBoss
WHITE PAPER: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 was released in early 2007. Learn about its enhanced level of capabilities and new levels of performance, scalability and security.
Posted: 18 Sep 2007 | Published: 01 Feb 2007

Red Hat and JBoss
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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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