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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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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

DevOps and the Bottom Line
sponsored by Chef Software
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to see what Nicole Forsgren, PhD has to say about the developing correlation between IT investment and organizational performance, highlighting the positive influence of cultivating a DevOps culture.
Posted: 02 Nov 2016 | Published: 02 Nov 2016

Chef Software

Leveraging Automation for DevOps
sponsored by Chef Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to implement automated and collaborative workflows in a way that reduces risk, ensures stability, and guarantees regulatory compliance. Discover how to create a dynamic infrastructure that will aid in your company's DevOps transformation and optimize its use of automation.
Posted: 20 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

Chef Software

Top 5 Applications You Should Blacklist Now
sponsored by Thycotic
WHITE PAPER: Mitigate the threat presented by the 30 most targeted high-risk vulnerabilities by learning why you should blacklist the following applications: Apple QuickTime for Windows, Adobe Flash Player, iTunes for Windows, and MS Office 2007. Gain the best practices for restricting malicious software.
Posted: 18 Oct 2016 | Published: 18 Oct 2016

Thycotic

Are Low-Code Application Solutions the Key to High-Turn Delivery?
sponsored by K2NE GmbH
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how you can rapidly build and run business applications to support people and processes across industries, departments, and organizations. Explore how visual, drop and configure tools can cut development time from days to weeks, and result in apps that work intuitively on any device.
Posted: 01 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

K2NE GmbH

Are Low-Code Platforms Fast and Scalable?
sponsored by K2NE GmbH
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover how a low-code platform can enable rapid app development while enabling growth in complexity and scale in an integrated and easy-to-manage way. Additionally, explore testimonials shared by organizations that have experienced the benefits of a low-code platform for themselves.
Posted: 01 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

K2NE GmbH

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

Business Process Apps Breathe New (Mobile) Life into Tired, Manual Workflows
sponsored by K2NE GmbH
WHITE PAPER: In an MIT Sloan Management study, 63% of business managers revealed that the pace of technology change in their organizations is too slow. Well, that's a problem. In this white paper, learn how you can speed up your mobilization of business processes to boost productivity, and uncover considerations that are often overlooked.
Posted: 13 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

K2NE GmbH

Deliver Better Oracle Application Performance
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: Now, you don't have to wait for an app to be fully deployed to find out how your code will perform. Learn how you can put your applications through the paces by testing at scale, deploying production data quickly and inexpensively in your test environment.
Posted: 13 Jun 2016 | Published: 13 Jun 2016

Pure Storage

Are Low-Code Platforms Fast and Scalable?
sponsored by K2
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover how a low-code platform can enable rapid app development while enabling growth in complexity and scale in an integrated and easy-to-manage way. Additionally, explore testimonials shared by organizations that have experienced the benefits of a low-code platform for themselves.
Posted: 29 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

K2

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

Ten Areas Where Citrix XenApp Outperforms VMware Horizon
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper examines a virtualization platform that can enable virtually any Windows application to be virtualized, centralized, and managed in the data center, and can instantly deliver it as a service to users anywhere on any device.
Posted: 24 Feb 2015 | Published: 24 Feb 2015

Citrix

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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