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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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5 Ways to Get Your Team on Board for Rapid Mobile App Development
sponsored by AppGyver
WHITE PAPER: This white paper looks at 5 common objections against low-code, visual app development platforms and how organizations are succeeding with mobile app development. Discover how to facilitate a modern software lifecycle and enable rapid development for the age of digitalization.
Posted: 16 Mar 2017 | Published: 16 Mar 2017

AppGyver

Custom App Development and Integrations for Your Fintech Needs
sponsored by Sphere Software
WHITE PAPER: Diversifying the apps and services you offer can open up a number of critical business opportunities, but it can also be incredibly taxing on your development teams and IT. Discover how a partnership can help you enable rapid app development, custom fintech app integrations, DevOps practices, and more.
Posted: 10 Mar 2017 | Published: 10 Mar 2017

Sphere Software

Maximizing IT Security with Configuration Management
sponsored by Puppet
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to leverage configuration management to bolster security and meet compliance regulations. Uncover some of the key benefits, including the creation of a Standard Operating Environment (SOE), reporting on and control of configuration drift, enhanced change remediation, and more.
Posted: 08 Mar 2017 | Published: 08 Mar 2017

Puppet

DevOps Mythbusting
sponsored by Puppet
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover how a variety of organizations – including Walmart, the New York Stock Exchange, and Staples – successfully implemented DevOps practices and learn the truth about 6 of the most common DevOps myths.
Posted: 08 Mar 2017 | Published: 08 Mar 2017

Puppet

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

5 Must-Haves when Choosing a Software Development Partner
sponsored by Sphere Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how development has changed thanks to trends like DevOps adoption, Agile, and cloud migration. Discover how these changes impact the decision to use a software development partner and uncover 5 must-haves qualities in potential partners.
Posted: 28 Feb 2017 | Published: 28 Feb 2017

Sphere Software

The Ultimate Guide to Cybersecurity to Drive Innovation
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Many developers may find themselves hesitant to build digital products and services for the cloud, web, and mobile because strict federal regulations and the rise of cyberattacks make this a risky endeavor. Discover how to accelerate innovation while still protecting your data and uncover several business cases for cybersecurity.
Posted: 24 Feb 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Cisco Systems, Inc.

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

Embrace DevOps: Your Guide to the DevOps Lifestyle
sponsored by Chef Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the foundations of DevOps as both a cultural and professional movement. Discover how DevOps is compatible with Agile and Lean methodologies, forges connections between people with diverse skills, creates a roadmap to better product development, fosters high-velocity organizations, and more.
Posted: 24 Feb 2017 | Published: 24 Feb 2017

Chef Software

Modernize Any App or Workflow for Mobile
sponsored by PowWow
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines a mobile development platform that facilitates the transformation of legacy apps and systems. Discover a modern method that enables you to build and modernize any workflow or app, connect data sources and APIs, create an intuitive user experience, and more.
Posted: 23 Feb 2017 | Published: 01 Dec 2016

PowWow

Empowering the Mobile Workforce with MDM and EMM
sponsored by Snow Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines a platform that provides both mobile device management (MDM) and enterprise mobile management (EMM) capabilities. Discover how to take your MDM and mobile app management to the next level by unlocking security features that allay IT concerns, creating transparency and insight into device and app use, and more.
Posted: 21 Feb 2017 | Published: 31 May 2016

Snow Software

Enterprise Mobility Platform with Enterprise-Grade Security
sponsored by PowWow
WHITE PAPER: Explore how to accelerate mobile development, connect new apps to third party data sources and APIs, and modernize any enterprise app or workflow. Discover how to leverage existing APIs and containers to design, build, and deploy personalized, intelligent, and secure apps that run anywhere, on any device, and on any OS.
Posted: 16 Feb 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

PowWow

How to Set Your Apps Apart with Mobile DevOps and the Cloud
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Explore how to empower development teams with tools that deliver high-quality mobile experiences. Uncover 6 key requirements for getting past common mobile development obstacles and learn how to gauge mobile users' expectations, leverage DevOps to simplify mobile delivery, and add the power of the cloud to your mobile initiatives.
Posted: 15 Feb 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Microsoft

Top 5 Salesforce Integration Patterns and Best Practices
sponsored by MuleSoft
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to leverage an integration platform to seamlessly incorporate your deployment of Salesforce. Uncover the 5 most common integration patterns, including data migration, aggregation, bi-directional synchronization, and 2 more.
Posted: 09 Feb 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

MuleSoft

Testing and QA: Relying on Better Data to Create Better Software
sponsored by QASymphony
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to leverage advanced BI and analytics tools to help your development team test software smarter, better, and faster. Learn what QA metrics to leverage for coverage and velocity, where to focus your reporting efforts, 3 steps to modernize and automate reporting, and more.
Posted: 02 Feb 2017 | Published: 02 Feb 2017

QASymphony

VDI and Beyond: Addressing Agility Challenges from BYOD to Windows 10
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: From simple app delivery to advanced VDI, access this white paper to learn about an approach that flexes with your dynamic needs, whether your priority is to empower users with BYOD, simplify Windows 10 migration, improve desktop compliance, and more.
Posted: 25 Jan 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Citrix

Run Skype for Business as a Secure Virtual App with a Great User Experience
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to deliver secure, high-performance UC&C for your organization by virtualizing Skype for Business with the method illustrated. Read on to learn how this app virtualization will improve security and manageability of Skype, as well as how to evade the potential pitfalls traditional virtualization methods incur.
Posted: 25 Jan 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Citrix

The Buyer's Guide for Test Management Software
sponsored by QASymphony
WHITE PAPER: Explore the use of new, agile testing tools to address the increasing pace of innovation and blurred lines between QA and development. Discover tips for evaluating and integrating modern test management software and uncover 5 must-have features, including visual proof of testing, customized integrations, uninhibited workflow, and 2 more.
Posted: 24 Jan 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

QASymphony

Agile Tools for Agile Development: Ensuring Software Quality
sponsored by QASymphony
WHITE PAPER: How do you move at an Agile pace and at the same time ensure that software doesn't have critical defects? This guide explores how to put the right Agile testing tools in place to help you maintain software quality. Discover how to improve ALM strategies, maximize the value of testing investments, and more.
Posted: 23 Jan 2017 | Published: 23 Jan 2017

QASymphony

Preparing Your Toolbox for the SharePoint Framework
sponsored by Progress
WHITE PAPER: Explore the new SharePoint Framework and the variety of benefits for HTML5, JavaScript, and SharePoint app developers. Discover how to customize SharePoint easily by leveraging the open source framework's key features and web stack tools, including built-in themes, a SharePoint-tailored DataSource component, and more.
Posted: 14 Dec 2016 | Published: 14 Dec 2016

Progress

Must-Know Techniques for Building HTML5 Apps for Any Screen Size
sponsored by Progress
WHITE PAPER: Explore the must-know responsive web practices for building apps for any screen size. You'll learn how to leverage the basic building blocks of responsive web design, choose a framework, and use advanced features like fluid containers, offsets, and more.
Posted: 12 Dec 2016 | Published: 12 Dec 2016

Progress

DevOps, the Cloud, and AWS: Tying it All Together
sponsored by Chef Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to implement DevOps, using an automation platform in conjunction with AWS cloud resources. Discover how this approach can decrease time to market and reduce costs. Plus, uncover some critical best practices for workflow automation.
Posted: 04 Nov 2016 | Published: 04 Nov 2016

Chef Software

DevOps Cultural and Technical Values: Leveraging Automation and the Cloud
sponsored by Chef Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides an introduction to the cultural and technical values that are the foundation of DevOps. Discover what pain points you can address faster and more efficiently with this approach, using tools and methods like automation, cloud-based infrastructure, continuous delivery, and more.
Posted: 03 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 May 2015

Chef Software

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

Better Decisions, No More Bottlenecks: 5 Metrics for Cross-Lifecycle Software Testing
sponsored by Tasktop
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores how leveraging data from disparate systems will give software testing teams the unique opportunity to become the hub of organizational quality. Uncover 5 best practices that will help expose critical issues, enable Agile development, create a more holistic view of the software development lifecycle, and more.
Posted: 08 Nov 2016 | Published: 08 Nov 2016

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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