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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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The Internet of Things: Posing Security Threats and Delivering Beyond Expectations
sponsored by Aruba Networks
WHITE PAPER: Not only are many early adopters struggling to secure IoT devices and apps, but many organizations disagree on what IoT means and how to extract value from it. Discover how different industries define, use, and benefit from IoT by creating "smart workplaces," increasing innovation, enhancing customer experiences, and more.
Posted: 23 Jun 2017 | Published: 31 Mar 2017

Aruba Networks

The 5 Myths of Enterprise Mobile Apps
sponsored by PowWow
WHITE PAPER: Explore 5 misconceptions that detract from the success of enterprise mobility. As you get ready create or improve your mobile strategies, learn key facts about moving desktop apps to mobile devices, satisfying the need for customized mobile apps, and build vs. buy.
Posted: 21 Jun 2017 | Published: 21 Jun 2017

PowWow

Omnichannel Strategies and APIs: Redefine Your Customer Relationships
sponsored by MuleSoft
WHITE PAPER: New channels and new ways of interacting with customers emerge rapidly – meaning that creating omnichannel strategies is a key to future-proofing your business, not just a differentiator for the here and now. Explore how an API-led approach helps you deliver successful omnichannel customer experiences.
Posted: 19 Jun 2017 | Published: 19 Jun 2017

MuleSoft

Software Asset Management: Critical for Mitigating Non-Compliance Risks
sponsored by Flexera Software
WHITE PAPER: This IDC white paper defines software asset management and emphasizes the factors driving its importance. Uncover best practices for mitigating the risks of inefficient software portfolio management and addressing 3 key priorities, namely app security, cost management, and quality of service.
Posted: 16 Jun 2017 | Published: 28 Feb 2017

Flexera Software

Understanding Java Garbage Collection
sponsored by Azul Systems, Inc
WHITE PAPER: Garbage collection (GC) is an integral part of app behavior on Java platforms, but it's often misunderstood. Explore the various GC tools and techniques available in JVMs today so that whether you're a developer or an architect, you can make more informed decisions about GC and app performance management.
Posted: 13 Jun 2017 | Published: 13 Jun 2017

Azul Systems, Inc

Transforming Java Apps for Real-Time Business in the Cloud
sponsored by Azul Systems, Inc
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to improve Java performance with a platform that reduces disruptions from underlying issues in Java infrastructure, slashes warm up time, boosts the scalability of Java apps, and frees up developers by reducing the time spent tuning and re-tuning apps.
Posted: 08 Jun 2017 | Published: 08 Jun 2017

Azul Systems, Inc

Using a Better Java: Meet Real-Time Business Imperatives
sponsored by Azul Systems, Inc
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to implement a better Java – one that meets industry standards, accelerates innovation, and makes better use of finite resources. Learn how to build Java apps that scale and improve performance of existing apps without re-coding.
Posted: 07 Jun 2017 | Published: 07 Jun 2017

Azul Systems, Inc

Pivotal Cloud Foundry and MuleSoft: Partnering for Speed and Agility
sponsored by MuleSoft
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to integrate both legacy and SaaS apps and enhance visibility of all your APIs with unprecedented scalability, agility, strategic reuse of limited assets, and self-service.
Posted: 26 May 2017 | Published: 26 May 2017

MuleSoft

Secure DevOps Survival Guide
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: If you're embarking on a DevOps journey, traditional methods for ensuring app security just won't be able to keep up. This DevOps survival guide explores the elements of accelerated but secure app development. No matter where you are in your journey, uncover critical tactics for implementing secure DevOps.
Posted: 04 May 2017 | Published: 04 May 2017

Veracode, Inc.

Putting Security Into DevOps
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how DevOps helps you weave security testing, validation, and monitoring into each stage of the app lifecycle. Find out how to enable secure DevOps app development, and pave the way for continuous integration and continuous deployment.
Posted: 03 May 2017 | Published: 30 Oct 2015

Veracode, Inc.

Mobilizing Legacy Apps: Help IT Tackle a Complex Challenge with a Simple Solution
sponsored by PowWow
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to achieve rapid mobile app development (RMAD). Find out how to leverage a mobile-first platform with automated tools to transform any app for mobile and create native apps that run on any device and on any OS.
Posted: 03 May 2017 | Published: 03 May 2017

PowWow

How to Automate Security into Your DevOps Pipeline
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Manual penetration testing and on-premise tools help prevent breaches, but they're too slow for an increasingly fast-paced, mobile-first world. Discover how to accelerate time-to-market without sacrificing app compliance by integrating security into your existing toolchains and DevOps pipelines.
Posted: 01 May 2017 | Published: 01 May 2017

Veracode, Inc.

The Cloud Architect’s Guide to iPaaS
sponsored by INFORMATICA
WHITE PAPER: This e-book explores a 2-part strategy that incorporates a cloud-based integration platform designed for agility, scale, and the role of today's cloud architect. Learn what iPaaS truly is, the importance of ESBs, and 9 laws of hybrid integration.
Posted: 26 Apr 2017 | Published: 26 Apr 2017

INFORMATICA

Managing Containers Easily on Oracle Public Cloud
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: What's your organization's strategy for managing containers? Discover how to leverage Oracle Container Cloud Service as an easy and quick way to create enterprise-grade, cloud-native container infrastructure and build instances for each stage of the app life, from development and testing to production.
Posted: 21 Apr 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Low-Code No-Code: Automated Mobile App Development for Nontechnical Users
sponsored by Capriza
WHITE PAPER: Explore how a low-code no-code development platform provides non-technical users with the tools they need to help build apps and meet the demand for increased mobility. Learn how to take advantage of a visual, drag and drop UI and automation to transform desktop-bound, browser-based apps into easy to use mobile apps.
Posted: 20 Apr 2017 | Published: 22 Nov 2016

Capriza

Continuous Automation: Supporting Cloud, Agile, Lean, and DevOps Development
sponsored by Chef Software
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to support integrated Agile and DevOps teams with continuous automation, whether they're working on premise or with container-based microservices in the cloud. Discover how to enhance your ability to test any changes to code, build and deploy apps at competitive speeds, and more.
Posted: 19 Apr 2017 | Published: 19 Apr 2017

Chef Software

Mobile-Enabling Logistics: Turning the "Last Mile" into a Competitive Advantage
sponsored by Capriza
WHITE PAPER: Many business apps can be complex and require time-intensive training to get employees up to speed, but for most non-technical and mobile users, this just doesn't work. Discover how to mobile-enable logistics teams by creating micro apps for specific workflows with native mobile functionality.
Posted: 18 Apr 2017 | Published: 18 Apr 2017

Capriza

Mobile-Enabling Field Service Teams for Immediate Financial Impact
sponsored by Capriza
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to mobile-enable key workflows and business apps for smartphones and other devices field services personnel use on site. Discover real world examples of how to extend apps out to mobile in a cost-effective, expedient, and secure way.
Posted: 14 Apr 2017 | Published: 14 Apr 2017

Capriza

6 Tips to Increase DevOps Collaboration and Improve Performance
sponsored by dynaTrace software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores what it takes to create good DevOps teams and prevent communication breakdowns. Uncover 6 tips for building your DevOps performance pipeline and delivering heightened value to you end users.
Posted: 30 Mar 2017 | Published: 25 Oct 2016

dynaTrace software, Inc.

Value Chain Disruption In Insurance: The Road To Insurance As A Platform
sponsored by MuleSoft
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to keep up with the need for speed in today's insurance market. Discover how API-led connectivity enables Insurance-as-a-Service and helps deliver on the accelerated promise of multichannel strategies and partnerships.
Posted: 29 Mar 2017 | Published: 29 Mar 2017

MuleSoft

Open Banking and the Future of Financial Services: Will You Survive or Thrive?
sponsored by MuleSoft
WHITE PAPER: This white paper defines what Open Banking is and explores the disruptive role that APIs will play in the future of financial services. Learn about the developing relationship between the API economy and banking, 3 challenges to Open Banking, Banking-as-a-Service and API-led connectivity, and more.
Posted: 28 Mar 2017 | Published: 28 Mar 2017

MuleSoft

Opportunity Lost: The True Cost of Not Providing Mobile Business Apps
sponsored by PowWow
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to leverage rapid mobile app development (RMAD) to meet the rising demands for mobility, usability, and availability. Discover how to empower LOB users with apps that boost productivity and accelerate development without driving up the costs.
Posted: 20 Mar 2017 | Published: 20 Mar 2017

PowWow

Best Practices for Integrating Business Process Management
sponsored by MuleSoft
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to implement integrated business process management (BPM) by using an API-led strategy. Uncover best practices for BPM design and learn how to overcome common BPM challenges, create API-led connectivity through a hybrid integration platform, and more.
Posted: 01 Mar 2017 | Published: 01 Mar 2017

MuleSoft

How App Refactoring is Changing Mobile App Development and Modernization
sponsored by PowWow
WHITE PAPER: Access this paper to discover how PowWow Mobile's acquisition of StarMobile is revitalizing the refactoring market and facilitating the transformation of Windows and web apps for mobile. Discover how refactoring technology is making it easier and simpler to build key native mobile apps.
Posted: 24 Feb 2017 | Published: 24 Feb 2017

PowWow

Project Management and Collaborative Communication
sponsored by Tasktop
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to create a connected software lifecycle to overcome data silos and enable end-to-end visibility for project management. Learn how to connect information across teams and departments to enhance project collaboration and create the communication that digital transformations, Agile, and DevOps principles demand.
Posted: 14 Mar 2017 | Published: 14 Mar 2017

Tasktop
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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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