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DEFINITION: COTS, MOTS, GOTS, and NOTS are abbreviations that describe pre-packaged software or (less commonly) hardware purchase alternatives.A COTS (commercial off-the-shelf) product is one that is used "as-is." COTS products are designed to be easily installed and to interoperate with existing system components. Almost all software bought by the average computer user fits into the COTS category: operating  … 
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Rapid Application Development for the Agile Enterprise
sponsored by Metavine
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the emergence of an agile development strategy that uses a DevOps approach in combination with rapid app development (RAD) platforms. Discover a PaaS model that leverages low code no code technology without limitation in app complexity so that you can create and modify mission critical apps that are secure and scalable.
Posted: 24 Oct 2016 | Published: 24 Oct 2016


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

A Platform for Modernizing Java Applications: Designing Workloads for the Cloud and Modern Ecosystems
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Java-based applications can enable modern development in a cloud-friendly environment. Learn how cloud-based application deployment allows you to take advantage of existing resources while moving toward newer (read: digital) application models.
Posted: 19 Oct 2016 | Published: 19 Oct 2016

Red Hat

6 Things to Consider While Choosing an ERP Software
sponsored by Deskera
WHITE PAPER: The enterprise resource planning (ERP) software market is in flux, so it's more important than ever to understand exactly which business needs a software is going to meet before you commit. Read on to uncover the top 6 considerations before you dive into the choppy waters of the ERP software market.
Posted: 18 Oct 2016 | Published: 18 Oct 2016


How is Deskera, the next NetSuite?
sponsored by Deskera
WHITE PAPER: The cloud-based ERP/CRM tool market is going through a shakeup. Before you start looking at vendors, take a look at what your current business needs are. Access this white paper to learn which considerations you need to prioritize, and why, as well as how your business size may affect which options are available to you.
Posted: 17 Oct 2016 | Published: 17 Oct 2016


7 Steps for Building a Digital Strategy in Distribution
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: The wholesale distribution industry is facing massive disruption due to technological growth, and most companies are taking a reactionary approach. You need to rethink your digital strategy now, because a reactionary "strategy" means you will be left behind. Read on to learn 7 steps to building your best digital distribution strategy.
Posted: 14 Oct 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2016


The CFO Guide to Budgeting: 10 Key Elements You Should Look For
sponsored by Centage
WHITE PAPER: Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) need the same financial visibility as larger companies without the same expensive overhead, and tools like spreadsheets just aren't up to the task. Access this white paper to learn the 10 must-have features every CFO needs to look for when deciding on a financial planning tool.
Posted: 29 Sep 2016 | Published: 29 Sep 2016


VCE VxRack™ System 1000 Series Overview
sponsored by Dell EMC and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This informational white paper introduces a hyper-converged infrastructure solution that with integrated compute, networking, software-defined storage and virtualization enable storage and networking functions to be decoupled and run on a common set of physical resources ultimately evolving costumer needs.
Posted: 28 Sep 2016 | Published: 01 Sep 2016

Dell EMC and Intel®

How Will the Internet of Things Affect Testers?
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, Paul Gerrard, a testing guru and consultant, explores how the IoT can effect testing and testers, and introduces the seven-layer architecture of the IoT system. Also, tap into predictions for large-scale test environments in the lab, environments in the field, and more.
Posted: 23 Sep 2016 | Published: 01 Sep 2016

CA Technologies

Getting Ready for Next-Gen Application Lifecycle Management
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: This technical white paper explores the use of a next-generation app lifecycle management platform made for defining, managing, and automating activities. Discover how to implement and support a successful Agile transformation to optimize the speed, quality, and scale of your app development.
Posted: 16 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Behavior Driven Development for Continuous Testing
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Explore the concept of behavior driven development, an Agile software development technique that promotes collaboration between QA, development, and business stakeholders. Find out how this user behavior-oriented approach will help you satisfy the need for both speed and quality.
Posted: 12 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Turbonomic ROI See CapEx and OpEx Savings with Autonomic IT
sponsored by Turbonomic
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces an autonomic platform that continuously analyzes application demands and automatically allocates shared resources in real-time. Access now to see how this unique platform will project your savings by enhancing and delivering measurable value to various areas.
Posted: 08 Sep 2016 | Published: 01 Aug 2016


Agile Test Data Management: The New Must Have
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This report will help you better understand how existing test data management tools support Agile delivery. Access now and explore ways to improve your test data management buying decisions.
Posted: 07 Sep 2016 | Published: 14 Apr 2016

CA Technologies

Survival Strategies in the Age of Agile Development
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: The cost efficiency and agility generated by a cloud environment supports higher levels of innovation. Learn how to ensure you have the resources necessary to streamline development and testing, so you can satisfy relentless user demands.
Posted: 07 Sep 2016 | Published: 07 Sep 2016

CA Technologies

The Challenge of Software Requirement Updates at a.s.r.
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Learn how time crunched testing teams at a.s.r. were able to map out existing requirements to determine new ones in just four hours, with easy and quick ways to make updates.
Posted: 07 Sep 2016 | Published: 07 Sep 2016

CA Technologies

Preparing for Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC)
sponsored by Dell EMC
WHITE PAPER: In this expert white paper, find out the reasons behind the growing interest in SDDCs, including some of the benefits of adopting SDDCS as well as the next generation architectural design it offers. Access now to find out the answers to some of the trending questions IT leaders are asking about how to prepare for the adoption of SDDCS.
Posted: 22 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Jan 2016

Dell EMC

Intelligent Business Process Management for the Enterprise
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: By combining business process management, resource planning, and complex event processes into a single, integrated strategy, teams can experience the benefits of agile development. Uncover ways to achieve automated business operations and shorter development cycles with a cloud-ready architecture.
Posted: 16 Aug 2016 | Published: 16 Aug 2016

Red Hat

Rapid Integration: Seamlessly Create Messaging Solutions
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Faster and simpler development, interoperability, and deployment is possible -- even for users typically locked out of real-time integration. Discover ways to help users develop, manage, and monitor processes together with minimal IT overhead.
Posted: 15 Aug 2016 | Published: 15 Aug 2016

Red Hat

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


A Structured Design Approach to Business Process Automation & Custom Software Development
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to modernize business automation by capitalizing on advances in software development infrastructure, and incorporate them into a new structured, 6-step design approach that eliminates additional risk.
Posted: 21 Jul 2016 | Published: 21 Jul 2016

Red Hat

Choosing an Enterprise Learning Management System
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This paper deals with an additional set of considerations often overlooked when purchasing a learning management system (LMS), focusing on two particular intangibles: post-purchase vendor support and hidden costs. Read on to learn about how to make the best LMS decision for your organization.
Posted: 18 Jul 2016 | Published: 18 Jul 2016


5 Principles for Selecting an Assessment Tool
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: A quality assessment technology will reduce turnover and improve productivity while creating a reservoir of objective performance data designed to identify best fit candidates. Read on to discover the top 5 principles to base your assessment tool decisions on.
Posted: 18 Jul 2016 | Published: 18 Jul 2016


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

Cloud-based strategy enables fast delivery, market expansion
sponsored by InterSystems
WHITE PAPER: Read on to learn how Ontario Systems cloud-based Complaint Tracker application enables the company's market expansion and how benefits of running the app in the cloud is readily apparent to customers.
Posted: 12 Jul 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2014


Technical Support Services for SAP HANA on Power Systems
sponsored by IBM FD
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to ensure your SAP HANA running on Power Systems Infrastructure is available and running optimally by using a support service offering an array of flexible support options for the full lifecycle of your SAP HANA on Power Systems infrastructure.
Posted: 23 May 2016 | Published: 29 May 2015

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SOFTWARE DEFINITION (continued): …  systems, office product suites, word processing, and e-mail programs are among the myriad examples. One of the major advantages of COTS software, which is mass-produced, is its relatively low cost. A MOTS (either modified or modifiable off-the-shelf, or military off-the-shelf, depending on the context) product is typically a COTS product whose source code can be modified. The product may be customized by the purchaser, by the vendor, or by another party to meet the requirements of the customer. In the military context, MOTS refers to an off-the-shelf product that is developed or customized by … 
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