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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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Digital Business Process Management: A Transformational Force
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to add the power of updated business process management (BPM) practices to app modernization and cloud adoption initiatives, and uncover a series of case studies showcasing how other organizations have enabled digital transformation.
Posted: 02 Nov 2017 | Published: 02 Nov 2017

Red Hat

Digital Innovation through Agile Integration
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Learn about agile integration and how it ties into continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD) practices. Plus, find out how you can migrate from traditional ESB and SOA to microservices, APIs, and containers.
Posted: 02 Nov 2017 | Published: 02 Nov 2017

Red Hat

APIs: The New Language of Business Collaboration
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Find out how to capitalize on cloud, mobile, big data, and social computing trends with APIs and learn how to develop, deploy, and maintain APIs throughout their lifecycle.
Posted: 01 Nov 2017 | Published: 31 Oct 2017

Red Hat

Your Checklist for a Cloud-Native Development Platform
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Find out how to evaluate cloud-native app development platforms and access a checklist that will help you choose the one that's best suited for your business.
Posted: 31 Oct 2017 | Published: 31 Oct 2017

Red Hat

Low-Code Development: Massively Scale Mobile Apps
sponsored by OutSystems
WHITE PAPER: Learn about a low-code development platform, designed to scale vertically and horizontally with key mobile app performance needs. Discover just how far you can push the scalability of low-code app development by reading through a scenario in which Bank of America scaled to meet Black Friday-level demands for performance.
Posted: 24 Oct 2017 | Published: 24 Oct 2017

OutSystems

The Role of Integration in Application Modernization
sponsored by Dell Boomi
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to modernize legacy environments and better incorporate cloud apps for digital transformation, big data, mobile, and IoT initiatives with a sound foundation for app integration.
Posted: 23 Oct 2017 | Published: 23 Oct 2017

Dell Boomi

Eight Common Pitfalls of App and Desktop Virtualization and How to Avoid Them
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Discover in this paper how to avoid the eight most common pitfalls during VDI and RDSH projects. Read on as each pitfall is broken down, including but not limited to: not involving users, incorrectly defining app virtualization use cases, not assessing the performance impact on other systems, and more.
Posted: 05 Oct 2017 | Published: 05 Oct 2017

VMware

Jump-Start Modern App Development and Accelerate Cultural Transformation
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to optimize skills, tools, and processes to create a modern software development culture. Learn about Red Hat's Open Innovation Labs and how you can modernize legacy apps, experience DevOps with proven tools and methods, use microservices and containers, and more.
Posted: 04 Oct 2017 | Published: 04 Oct 2017

Red Hat

7 Critical Capabilities Your Mobile App Development and Deployment Platform Must Include
sponsored by Alpha Software Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Explore the important differences between 3 different mobile app development approaches. Discover 7 mobile capabilities that real-world business apps require today, and find out how to get these mobile apps to market fast.
Posted: 03 Oct 2017 | Published: 03 Oct 2017

Alpha Software Inc.

Secure Mobile App Development with PowWow Smart UX & VMware Workspace ONE
sponsored by PowWow
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to create, secure, deploy, and manage next-gen mobile apps quickly and efficiently with the PowWow Smart UX and VMware Workspace ONE platforms.
Posted: 26 Sep 2017 | Published: 26 Sep 2017

PowWow

5 Criteria for Choosing Enterprise Agile Development Software
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to evaluate and select an Agile software development platform that best suits your organization by uncovering 5 key criteria to consider.
Posted: 21 Sep 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

CA Technologies

How xMatters Uses Automated Communication and Toolchains to Move Processes Forward
sponsored by xMatters, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to use an automated communication platform to coordinate between connected systems, toolchains, and the people who use them. Plus, uncover 3 use cases for applying automated communication to your development processes, from resolving product defects to automating releases.
Posted: 18 Sep 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

xMatters, Inc.

Vitria VIA Analytic DataFlow: The "Team Accelerator" for IoT Analytics
sponsored by Vitria Technology, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Explore Vitria's VIA analytic models and their Analytic DataFlow (ADF) platform for IoT data management. Find out how to update your analytics strategy to generate real-time insights for IoT and big data.
Posted: 07 Sep 2017 | Published: 07 Sep 2017

Vitria Technology, Inc.

A Buyer's Guide to Selecting a Rapid Application Development Platform
sponsored by Alpha Software Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This buyer's guide explores the trend of democratizing app development and how to select and adopt a rapid app development (RAD) platform. Find out how RAD affects mobile development and uncover 7 capabilities to test when evaluating RAD platforms.
Posted: 06 Sep 2017 | Published: 06 Sep 2017

Alpha Software Inc.

Resolving Data Conflicts with Offline Mobile Apps
sponsored by Alpha Software Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to build mobile apps that perform seamlessly even when taken offline to resolve key issues like data conflicts and data synchronization with your server database.
Posted: 06 Sep 2017 | Published: 06 Sep 2017

Alpha Software Inc.

Mobile App Development Myth Crushers
sponsored by Alpha Software Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper busts 5 common myths about mobile app development. Learn the truth about mobile and find out how to cultivate an integrated toolset that paves the way towards timely, cost-effective mobile development.
Posted: 05 Sep 2017 | Published: 05 Sep 2017

Alpha Software Inc.

Why Artificial Intelligence is the Next Big Boom in Mobile
sponsored by Alpha Software Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Find out how AI could potentially impact mobile app development and learn about the factors currently driving the shift towards combining AI, sensors, and mobile apps.
Posted: 01 Sep 2017 | Published: 01 Sep 2017

Alpha Software Inc.

Take MySQL Databases Seriously with Toad Edge™
sponsored by Quest
WHITE PAPER: Current trends show that you're far from alone if you're increasing adoption of open source databases like MySQL – making it even more important to optimize your DBMS. Learn about of the differences of open source DBMS vs. proprietary RDBMS and discover Toad Edge, a lightweight, flexible OSDBMS tool.
Posted: 24 Aug 2017 | Published: 24 Aug 2017

Quest

Business Agility: How Modern Businesses Beat the Competition
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Learn about the CA Agile Central platform, a leader in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for enterprise Agile planning tools, and how it helps you accelerate time-to-market for quality app releases.
Posted: 11 Aug 2017 | Published: 31 Jul 2017

CA Technologies

Discover the Benefits of Agile: The Business Case for a New Way to Work
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Explore Agile – what it is and how it differs from other development methodologies – and learn about the different types of Agile approaches, how to scale Agile, tips for getting started with Agile and DevOps, and more.
Posted: 11 Aug 2017 | Published: 11 Aug 2017

CA Technologies

Continuous Testing Strategy for CTOs
sponsored by Rainforest QA Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to update traditional software QA and testing for shorter development cycles with a crowdsourced, QA as a service (QAaaS) continuous testing platform.
Posted: 11 Aug 2017 | Published: 11 Aug 2017

Rainforest QA Inc.

Finding the Right Agile Software for Your Organization
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Once considered cutting-edge, Agile development is now becoming a must-have methodology for companies looking to compete in the app economy and combat forces like digital disruption. Uncover4 key considerations for adopting Agile and learn how it accelerates high-quality app development.
Posted: 10 Aug 2017 | Published: 10 Aug 2017

CA Technologies

How to Leverage Crowdsourced Testing to Ship Better Mobile Apps
sponsored by Rainforest QA Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to move beyond traditional mobile testing by using a crowdsourced mobile testing platform, combined with targeted testing automation. Learn how to easily execute a large number of tests at scale with AI-enhanced crowdsourced testing.
Posted: 08 Aug 2017 | Published: 08 Aug 2017

Rainforest QA Inc.

Cyber security solutions from IBM
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Government agencies rely on the Internet to store large amounts of data. As a result, internal and external threats are a growing concern for personal and valuable information. This informative white paper offers cyber security solutions to ensure protection.
Posted: 28 Aug 2017 | Published: 20 Jul 2012

IBM

Simplify Database Development for MySQL Environments
sponsored by Quest
WHITE PAPER: Discover the potential benefits open-source database management systems (OSDBMS) platforms offer to developers and DBAs, from cost efficiency to greater flexibility, and learn about one particular open source database development toolset and how it helps to simplify MySQL development.
Posted: 25 Aug 2017 | Published: 25 Aug 2017

Quest
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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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