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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 Great Debate: One Integrated Business System VS. Siloed Applications
sponsored by NetSuite
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores the challenges of siloed software applications, and describes how an integrated business system can give you the power to conquer operational inefficiency and support business growth.
Posted: 13 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

NetSuite

HP Delivers Integrated, End-to-end Customer Experience Solutions with Enhanced Application Portfolio
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper covers an application portfolio from HP that brings a new ecosystem to enhance the performance and experience of your mobile applications.
Posted: 13 Feb 2014 | Published: 15 Oct 2013

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Deliver a superior experience: Application Transformation Solutions
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This brief resource introduces a holistic approach to enterprise applications that can help you bridge the gap between the old and the new to deliver the strong, positive experiences that users are looking for.
Posted: 07 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 May 2013

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Convergence with Vblock Systems: A Value Measurement
sponsored by VCE
WHITE PAPER: IDC conducted in-depth interviews and found that Vblock System implementations sped deployments, simplified operations, improved business-support agility, saved money, and freed staff to launch new applications, extend services, and improve user/customer satisfaction.
Posted: 25 Sep 2013 | Published: 25 Sep 2013

VCE

Developing Custom Apps Quickly, Easily, and Cost-Effectively
sponsored by ServiceNow
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals how organizations can maximize the value of custom apps with a platform that is cost-efficient, simple to deploy, and may already be a part of your IT environment.
Posted: 26 Jun 2013 | Published: 26 Jun 2013

ServiceNow

Software testing: why it needs a new professionalism
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: We believe that Testing is at a key juncture in its development as a Profession. The demonstrable consequences of this approach are now very clear  - hidden, often major, costs in the  development  lifecycle of code arising both from the costs of fixing defects, and from the costs of managing change late in the lifecycle.
Posted: 24 Oct 2011 | Published: 26 Jan 2011

ComputerWeekly.com

How mature are companies' software quality management processes in 2010?
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: There is very little data that exists on the maturity of testing practices throughout the software quality life cycle in the Industry and lots of people refer to the maturity with a level of certainty not backed up by any real data. In 2009 Experimentus established a survey for this very purpose.
Posted: 24 Oct 2011 | Published: 26 Jan 2011

ComputerWeekly.com

CW+: Developer Survey Report from Embarcadero Technologies
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: The Embarcadero Developer Survey was conducted throughout the months June and July 2010 and encompasses responses from a wide array of application developers worldwide. The purpose of the survey was to collect information about the top developer trends, challenges, key initiatives, and current tools being used.
Posted: 21 Oct 2011 | Published: 10 Aug 2010

ComputerWeekly.com

Gartner: A perspective on Android 2.2 for the enterprise
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: With the announcement of Android 2.2, code named "Froyo," Google targets the enterprise market for the first time. This release has features to enable devices that can be granted support under the "appliance level" of the Gartner Managed Diversity Framework.
Posted: 21 Oct 2011 | Published: 23 Sep 2010

ComputerWeekly.com

The Benefits of Running Your Business Software in the Cloud: Strategies for Success
sponsored by NetSuite
WHITE PAPER: Ad hoc, standalone applications have a tough time keeping up with the requirements of business growth. This resource examines key benefits you can realize by moving your business software to the cloud.
Posted: 14 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

NetSuite

10 Ways You Can Improve Web App Performance
sponsored by SOASTA, Inc
WHITE PAPER: This resource counts down 10 issues that development and testing teams should consider in order to derive maximum performance from their Web applications.
Posted: 06 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

SOASTA, Inc

Dynamic Business - From Aspiration to Reality
sponsored by Microsoft India
WHITE PAPER: This resource examines how you can make your organization a dynamic business with the right set of innovative and proactive applications and tools.
Posted: 19 Dec 2013 | Published: 19 Mar 2013

Microsoft India

Case Study : Virgin Media enhances productivity by consolidating testing tools
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This case study looks at how Virgin Media developed a set of transparent, efficient, and unified software testing tools to speed development, and increase quality.
Posted: 07 Nov 2013 | Published: 03 Sep 2012

Hewlett-Packard Limited

An In-Depth look at Application Delivery Controllers
sponsored by Citrix Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details how application delivery controllers can help ensure the performance of your applications.
Posted: 15 Oct 2013 | Published: 15 Oct 2013

Citrix Systems, Inc.

Best Practices for Open Source and the Cloud
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper takes a careful look at two of today's most popular topics: open source application software and moving to the cloud.
Posted: 18 Sep 2013 | Published: 18 Sep 2013

Red Hat

Improving Database Performance by using LSI Nytro XD Application Acceleration Solution with a Storage Area Network (SAN)
sponsored by LSI Corporation.
WHITE PAPER: See how the Nytro product family from LSI provides financial services organizations with flash-based application acceleration to deliver real-time analytics to meet competitive, customer and compliance demands.
Posted: 12 Jun 2013 | Published: 30 Mar 2012

LSI Corporation.

Apache Hadoop* Framework Spotlight: Apache Hive*
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: This brief resource examines the true value of Apache Hive, a SQL engine for the Apache Hadoop framework. Inside, learn how Hive's facilities for data and metadata management are impacting the existing warehouse infrastructure and driving business success.
Posted: 29 May 2013 | Published: 31 Mar 2013

Intel

Use Service Virtualization to remove testing bottlenecks
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to overcome today's test and development roadblocks with Service Virtualization.
Posted: 16 May 2013 | Published: 16 May 2013

IBM

Smart Process Applications Evaluation, Q2 2013
sponsored by OpenText
WHITE PAPER: This Forrester Wave report aims to help CIOs find the right smart process app vendor partners for improving this full spectrum of human-based processes. Read today to explore Forrester's key takeaways after conducting a 15-criteria evaluation of twelve software vendors.
Posted: 13 May 2013 | Published: 24 Apr 2013

OpenText

IBM Informix Genero
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Capitalise on application development and deployment software today and take advantage of its easy-to-use graphical tools to model apps and then deploy them across several platforms. Read this brief yet informative paper now and learn how this software can reduce development costs and improve productivity, modernise existing 4GL apps and more.
Posted: 20 Mar 2012 | Published: 16 Mar 2011

IBM

Real-time Mobile Apps Boost Workforce Productivity
sponsored by AT&T Corp
WHITE PAPER: This paper shows ways to combine mobile devices with a robust wireless network and complementary Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)-based offerings that will allow you to choose applications that fit your needs, empowering your workers to make efficient use of time in the field.
Posted: 04 Oct 2011 | Published: 04 Oct 2011

AT&T Corp

A Practical Guide to Identifying Slow Code During Development
sponsored by Micro Focus, Ltd
WHITE PAPER: Many seemingly innocent coding practices can cause code to execute slowly. It’s far better for software quality, and less costly for the business, to find slow code before it becomes a business problem. This white paper examines the main causes and provides a practical guide to identifying them.
Posted: 07 Apr 2011 | Published: 07 Apr 2011

Micro Focus, Ltd

Things You Always Wanted To Know About Windows Profile Management
sponsored by Immidio
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines why Windows user profiles are so critically important for corporate IT environments and how they can be managed efficiently.
Posted: 15 Jan 2011 | Published: 15 Jan 2011

Immidio

IBM Rational Team Concert Evaluation Guide
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Explore the comprehensive features and functions that the Rational Team Concert tool offers, including integrated work item tracking, source control, continuous builds, agile planning and reporting, and more.
Posted: 27 Oct 2010 | Published: 27 Oct 2010

IBM

Building Smart Products: Best Practices for Multicore Software Development
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: IBM Rational software - the market-leading provider of platforms for software lifecycle management - is teaming with Wind River - the global leader in the embedded and mobile industries - to help companies take the risk out of multicore software development.
Posted: 01 Sep 2010 | Published: 25 May 2010

IBM
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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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