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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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Consolidate Your Office Systems and Eliminate "App Overload"
sponsored by Sage (UK) Limited
WHITE PAPER: As businesses grow, they incorporate an increasing number of traditional and cloud-based apps – leading many organizations to run into an issue with app overload. Find out how to avoid app overload and consolidate your apps and disparate software systems in a single cloud environment.
Posted: 28 Jul 2017 | Published: 28 Jul 2017

Sage (UK) Limited

Total Cost of Ownership of the CloudBees Jenkins Platform
sponsored by Cloudbees
WHITE PAPER: Explore how to augment open source Jenkins software with CloudBees and foster DevOps practices within your organization. Learn more about the CloudBees Jenkins Platform, how it replaces the manual aspects of running Jenkins with automation, and the platform's total cost of ownership.
Posted: 18 Jul 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Cloudbees

Using the Pipeline Plugin to Accelerate Continuous Delivery
sponsored by Cloudbees
WHITE PAPER: Uncover an introduction and step-by-step guide for using the Jenkins Pipeline plugin to automate the software lifecycle and achieve continuous delivery. Access tips for everything from installing and creating a pipeline to scaling and securing it.
Posted: 18 Jul 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Cloudbees

Evaluating Approaches to Enterprise Mobility
sponsored by Capriza
WHITE PAPER: Explore 4 approaches to satisfying the demand for anywhere, anytime access to mobile-ready apps by an increasingly mobile workforce. Learn how to easily transform traditional apps for mobile and build customized micro apps without any APIs, coding, or integration.
Posted: 17 Jul 2017 | Published: 17 Jul 2017

Capriza

The Business Value of Continuous Delivery
sponsored by Cloudbees
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to achieve continuous delivery and remove friction points across your entire organization so that developers can universally produce sound code faster in an environment that harnesses key DevOps principles.
Posted: 17 Jul 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Cloudbees

Continuous Delivery: Deliver Software More Quickly with Jenkins Pipeline
sponsored by Cloudbees
WHITE PAPER: The path to continuous delivery (CD) starts by modeling and automating the software delivery pipeline. Learn how to map the complex flows of CD and foster a DevOps culture with Jenkins Pipeline.
Posted: 17 Jul 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Cloudbees

How Market Leaders are Delivering Exceptional Customer Experiences by Mobilizing Legacy Apps
sponsored by Capriza
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to reach customers and engage them with fast, mobile, immediate apps and transactions. Learn how to mobilize your existing apps and legacy systems by finding out how innovative companies like Target and DirecTV rapidly created unique mobile apps for their businesses with little to no code.
Posted: 14 Jul 2017 | Published: 14 Jul 2017

Capriza

The Top 3 Ways to Get Started with Mobilizing Enterprise Apps
sponsored by Capriza
WHITE PAPER: Learn about a fast, non-disruptive low-code platform that enables you to rapidly develop native micro apps and easily transform traditional apps for mobile with easy-to-access, intuitive UIs.
Posted: 14 Jul 2017 | Published: 14 Jul 2017

Capriza

Modernizing Java Apps with Agile, DevOps, and the Cloud
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to incorporate the cloud, Agile, DevOps, and microservices into your Java app development with a Java EE-based app platform that provides support for both traditional and cloud-native apps.
Posted: 06 Jul 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Red Hat

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

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.

An Essential Guide to IoT App Development
sponsored by Mendix
WHITE PAPER: With varying levels of complexity for endpoints, software, security, and integration, the defining elements of IoT can seem overwhelming. To help guide you through IoT adoption, this paper digs down into the anatomy of IoT and explores how to overcome the challenges of IoT app development.
Posted: 04 May 2017 | Published: 04 May 2017

Mendix

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.

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

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

Fast Track Containers to Production
sponsored by Diamanti
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to fast track containers to production, increase your scalability, address containerized app requirements with converged infrastructure, enable automatic persistent storage for containers, and more.
Posted: 23 Jun 2017 | Published: 23 Jun 2017

Diamanti
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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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