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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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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

DHS US-CERT Alert on SAP Cybersecurity
sponsored by Onapsis
WHITE PAPER: This U.S. government alert addresses recent vulnerabilities issues caused by SAP applications. Learn the cause and extent of these vulnerabilities, as well as solutions for mitigating them.
Posted: 19 Aug 2016 | Published: 11 May 2016

Onapsis

5 Reasons to Deploy Your Next Enterprise Application on Linux
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Many considerations factor into the decision to deploy an enterprise application—not the least of which is what operating system will be used. Download this paper to examine 5 benefits of employing open-source Linux to deliver and deploy faster apps.
Posted: 18 Jul 2016 | Published: 18 Jul 2016

Red Hat

How Linux Containers Change the Development and Delivery of Applications
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to adopt a cloud model for production and consumption of services to facilitate productive DevOps implementation using Linux containers. Read now to deliver the cloud through this container technology, and affect a cost-efficient means of delivering next-gen applications.
Posted: 18 Jul 2016 | Published: 18 Jul 2016

Red Hat

5 ways to accelerate transformation with Google for Work
sponsored by Accenture
WHITE PAPER: Learn 5 ways Google for Work can enable retailers to take charge of digital transformation to deliver the frictionless experiences customers demand, including: enhance employee productivity, improve inventory management, create a true omnichannel experience, and 2 more.
Posted: 21 Jun 2016 | Published: 21 Jun 2016

Accenture

How to Achieve a Successful Microservices Architecture
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Discover in this white paper how to achieve success with microservices, by gradually refactoring your well-deigned apps. Build your foundation for microservices in order to benefit from easier development, faster deployment, and independent scalability.
Posted: 20 May 2016 | Published: 20 May 2016

Red Hat

The One Overlooked Key to Retail Success
sponsored by MuleSoft
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn about the key challenges for retailers today as well as recommendations for overcoming them. Discover why API-led connectivity in particular is where retailers will gain an edge, and see two case studies of retailers who are succeeding in the face of disruptive change.
Posted: 26 Apr 2016 | Published: 26 Apr 2016

MuleSoft

Best Practices for Mobile Application Lifecycle Management
sponsored by IBM MaaS360
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will discover several mobile application lifecycle management (MALM) best practices for organizations with BYOD policies. Read on to discover the benefits of MALM, including single sign-on for all enterprise apps, real-time security reporting, and more.
Posted: 04 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

IBM MaaS360

Linux Drives Digital Transformation Through Infrastructure Built for Open Source
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this exclusive white paper, you will discover how LinuxONE is driving digital transformation across the enterprise, by addressing the agile infrastructure needs of today's next-generation applications. Read on now to find out more about this Linux platform, offering scale and high availability.
Posted: 01 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

IBM

How to Unleash the Full Potential of Linux
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will discover a next-gen portfolio of hardware, software, and services that are tailored for Linux and your business-critical applications, utilizing the flexibility and agility of the open-source revolution. Read on to create an agile cloud infrastructure to meet new business demands, and more.
Posted: 24 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2015

IBM

The 10 Pillars To Building A Winning Mobile Strategy
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This white paper addresses the disruptive nature of mobile technology for businesses and offers 10 pillars for mobile success.
Posted: 18 Aug 2015 | Published: 18 Aug 2015

Red Hat

The Enterprise Mobile Landscape
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This eBook divulges the results of a survey of 120 global organizations on the challenges of enterprise mobility, the Internet of Things, and mobile app development. In addition, read on to discover the 10 pillars of an effective mobility strategy.
Posted: 18 Aug 2015 | Published: 18 Aug 2015

Red Hat

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: 14 Dec 2015

Tasktop

Lifecycle Management Best Practices for Mobile Apps
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the role of app security in mobile app lifecycle management. From design through deployment, learn about the proactive best practices that can simplify and strengthen the development process.
Posted: 11 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Mar 2016

IBM

10 Tips to Manage Requirements for the Internet of Things
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: To navigate complexity and achieve a new approach to managing requirements, this white paper offers 10 tips to help you adapt to the changes brought about by the Internet of Things (IoT) evolution. Learn key facts about traceability, strategic reuse, and more.
Posted: 25 Jul 2016 | Published: 25 Jul 2016

IBM

Unified Workspace eBook
sponsored by Lenovo Software
WHITE PAPER: Unified Workspace is designed to provide a technology-independent user experience that securely connects users to a comprehensive selection of files, applications, and reporting tools. Learn how Unified Workspace can provide a simple, consistent interface across devices, increased productivity, reduced costs and more.
Posted: 13 Jun 2016 | Published: 13 Jun 2016

Lenovo Software

The Advantages of Using Linux and Open Source Solutions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The intersection of traditional IT, the new app economy, open technology, and community collaboration are central to serving the new mobile world. In this white paper, you will discover the key advantages of utilizing Linux to accelerate business agility and optimize your application development processes.
Posted: 02 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2015

IBM

The Great Debate: One Integrated Business System vs. Siloed Applications
sponsored by NetSuite
WHITE PAPER: This white paper analyzes the inefficiencies caused by running disparate business applications and systems across your various departments, and demonstrates how a cloud-based software can unify your critical-business processes.
Posted: 04 Dec 2015 | Published: 04 Dec 2015

NetSuite

How to Ensure Success of Your Mobile App Development Projects
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this report, you will learn the best practices for successful mobile application development. Read on to make your mobile project shine with a checklist of project guidelines, as well as advice on how to enable flexible mobile app development platforms with cloud.
Posted: 11 Nov 2015 | Published: 11 Nov 2015

IBM

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

Extending Application Integration 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

Five Critical Steps to Achieving an Effective Application Security Program
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Discover steps you can incorporate into every phase of the development process to improve your application security, and get an overview of application threats and the types of risks to prioritize and remediate.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IBM

IBM SmartCloud for Social Business Mobility
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces one company's portfolio of online services, including scalable and security-rich email, web conferencing, and social collaboration, that can help to improve employee responsiveness and effectiveness in support of social business.
Posted: 02 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

IBM

How Mobile Backend as a Service (MBaaS) Can Unleash Apps for the New Style of IT
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Mobile Backend as a Service is a set of cloud-based, server-side mobile services for multiple platforms that can be used as a back end for your mobile apps. Find out how it can benefit you.
Posted: 02 Sep 2014 | Published: 30 May 2014

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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