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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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90 Days to Better QA: The Strategic Guide to Kickstarting Your QA Process
sponsored by Rainforest QA Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Find out how to create your roadmap towards better quality assurance to catch QA testing back up to the pace and scope of development.
Posted: 17 Nov 2017 | Published: 17 Nov 2017

Rainforest QA Inc.

Breaking the Bottlenecks in Your SDLC
sponsored by Blueprint Software
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to apply the principles of Agile throughout the software development lifecycle (SDLC) and to the enterprise as a whole so that you can achieve Agile development at scale.
Posted: 17 Nov 2017 | Published: 17 Nov 2017

Blueprint Software

Toad DevOps Toolkit
sponsored by Quest
WHITE PAPER: Find out how to remove the bottleneck between database and app development functions within your DevOps workflow and learn about the Toad DevOps Toolkit.
Posted: 16 Nov 2017 | Published: 16 Nov 2017

Quest

DevOps Best Practices in Release and Deployment Management
sponsored by MicroFocus
WHITE PAPER: Explore DevOps best practices for transforming release and deployment management. Find out how to break down the walls between your IT and development teams, and uncover tips on how to optimize your use of automation, integrate your deployment/delivery toolchain, and more.
Posted: 16 Nov 2017 | Published: 16 Nov 2017

MicroFocus

The Hiker's Guide to Software Security
sponsored by Synopsys
WHITE PAPER: Uncover 7 key considerations for building app security seamlessly into your software development and deployment initiatives.
Posted: 07 Nov 2017 | Published: 07 Nov 2017

Synopsys

The Agile Security Manifesto
sponsored by Synopsys
WHITE PAPER: Find out how to achieve continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD) safely and securely with the 4 principles of building app security into Agile development.
Posted: 06 Nov 2017 | Published: 06 Nov 2017

Synopsys

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

Crowdsourced Testing: A New Approach to QA
sponsored by Global App Testing
WHITE PAPER: Existing processes for QA rely on teams of people who do not scale well or respond to the speed of delivery needed for today's modern organization. Learn about crowdsourced testing – a new approach to QA that leverages the power of professional, human testers, with limitless scalability and the speed of automation, while keeping costs in line.
Posted: 27 Oct 2017 | Published: 27 Oct 2017

Global App Testing

Continuous Integration and Delivery with Ansible
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: If your team is struggling to enable continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD), it may be time to consider implementing an IT automation engine. Read on here to learn about an open source automation engine that could help you enable CI/CD with zero downtime.
Posted: 27 Oct 2017 | Published: 27 Oct 2017

Red Hat

Don't Ignore Software & App QA
sponsored by Global App Testing
WHITE PAPER: Ignoring software QA can have disastrous, long-term effects on the growth of your company. How can your company make QA a priority without breaking the bank? Explore how (and why) ignoring QA results in a loss of efficiency, lower quality applications and websites, and a lack of tester coverage – and why hiring alone does not solve this problem.
Posted: 26 Oct 2017 | Published: 26 Oct 2017

Global App Testing

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

How to escape StuckStack and profit from your OpenStack investment
sponsored by Canonical
WHITE PAPER: When an OpenStack deployment falls behind the pace of upgrades, it becomes impossible to keep up with the latest versions. Download this eBook to discover a four-point plan to remobilising your infrastructure and regaining organisational agility.
Posted: 24 Oct 2017 | Published: 24 Oct 2017

Canonical

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

5 Ways to Update Requirements Management and Accelerate Time-to-Market
sponsored by Perforce Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to update requirements management software for larger and more complex projects, and uncover 5 key integrated traceability components.
Posted: 17 Oct 2017 | Published: 17 Oct 2017

Perforce Software, Inc.

10 Signs You've Outgrown Your Requirements Management Tool
sponsored by Perforce Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Uncover 10 common signs that it's time to upgrade requirements management and learn how to implement an enterprise-grade platform that adapts and scales with your growth.
Posted: 17 Oct 2017 | Published: 17 Oct 2017

Perforce Software, Inc.

9 Tips for Writing Useful Requirements
sponsored by Perforce Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover 9 helpful tips that can enable you write clear, concise, useful requirements and uncover a comprehensive checklist to ensure your requirements are up to par.
Posted: 16 Oct 2017 | Published: 16 Oct 2017

Perforce Software, Inc.

Beyond Bug Tracking with JIRA
sponsored by Perforce Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to make JIRA more efficient for larger projects through approaches like using purchased add-ons or integration with a modern project management platform.
Posted: 16 Oct 2017 | Published: 16 Oct 2017

Perforce Software, Inc.

5 Practices for Reducing Requirements Churn
sponsored by Perforce Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover 5 ways to keep your project on time and on budget while keeping requirements churn in check.
Posted: 13 Oct 2017 | Published: 13 Oct 2017

Perforce Software, Inc.

SAP's License Administration Workbench: An Essential Guide
sponsored by Snow Software
WHITE PAPER: Don't let appearances fool you into thinking two management tools serve similar purposes when they actually serve opposing audiences. Access this white paper to better understand the stark differences between SAP's License Administration Workbench tool and software asset management technologies.
Posted: 10 Oct 2017 | Published: 02 Nov 2015

Snow Software

DevOps-Ready IT: Accelerate Software Delivery for Success in the Digital Economy
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Getting new software applications and updates to market is the key to gaining a competitive advantage in the digital economy. Access this white paper to learn why many organizations are turning to a DevOps approach and how it results in faster, more reliable software delivery, consequent cost savings, and faster time to value.
Posted: 05 Oct 2017 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

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
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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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