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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 Reports
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Legacy App Modernization: Bringing Business Critical Apps to the Cloud
sponsored by Apcera
WEBCAST: Resource-intensive, difficult to test, costly to maintain – legacy apps may be creating an unnecessary strain on your business in any number of ways. Discover how to resolve many of the challenges that stem from running and maintaining legacy apps and systems in the modern enterprise.
Posted: 21 Apr 2017 | Premiered: Nov 17, 2016


Managing Containers Easily on Oracle Public Cloud
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: What's your organization's strategy for managing containers? Discover how to leverage Oracle Container Cloud Service as an easy and quick way to create enterprise-grade, cloud-native container infrastructure and build instances for each stage of the app life, from development and testing to production.
Posted: 21 Apr 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Low-Code No-Code: Automated Mobile App Development for Nontechnical Users
sponsored by Capriza
WHITE PAPER: Explore how a low-code no-code development platform provides nontechnical users with the tools they need to help build apps and meet the demand for increased mobility. Learn how to take advantage of a visual, drag and drop UI and automation to transform desktop-bound, browser-based apps into easy to use mobile apps.
Posted: 20 Apr 2017 | Published: 22 Nov 2016

Capriza

Continuous Automation: Supporting Cloud, Agile, Lean, and DevOps Development
sponsored by Chef Software
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to support integrated Agile and DevOps teams with continuous automation, whether they're working on premise or with container-based microservices in the cloud. Discover how to enhance your ability to test any changes to code, build and deploy apps at competitive speeds, and more.
Posted: 19 Apr 2017 | Published: 19 Apr 2017

Chef Software

Drive Productivity and Efficiency by Optimizing Mobile User Experiences
sponsored by Capriza
RESEARCH CONTENT: This Ovum report examines how Capriza's mobility platform can easily enable you to develop key mobile apps across any number of devices for a dynamic workforce. Discover how to optimize important workflows by increasing access to your data and transforming legacy apps without any code or APIs.
Posted: 19 Apr 2017 | Published: 16 Sep 2016

Capriza

Get the Right Ideas to Market Fast with PPM
sponsored by Innotas by Planview
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to leverage modern product and portfolio management (PPM) to help your teams ensure a strong portfolio mix and improve prioritization, resource allocation, and time to market.
Posted: 18 Apr 2017 | Published: 18 Apr 2017

Innotas by Planview

Mobile-Enabling Logistics: Turning the "Last Mile" into a Competitive Advantage
sponsored by Capriza
WHITE PAPER: Many business apps can be complex and require time-intensive training to get employees up to speed, but for most non-technical and mobile users, this just doesn't work. Discover how to mobile-enable logistics teams by creating micro apps for specific workflows with native mobile functionality.
Posted: 18 Apr 2017 | Published: 18 Apr 2017

Capriza

7 Habits of Highly Effective API and Service Management
sponsored by MuleSoft
EBOOK: This e-book explores how to design powerful APIs that leverage existing services and manage APIs more effectively throughout their lifecycle at scale. Learn about the key criteria for selecting an API management platform and 7 habits that lead to successful API-led strategies.
Posted: 14 Apr 2017 | Published: 14 Apr 2017

MuleSoft

Mobile-Enabling Field Service Teams for Immediate Financial Impact
sponsored by Capriza
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to mobile-enable key workflows and business apps for smartphones and other devices field services personnel use on site. Discover real world examples of how to extend apps out to mobile in a cost-effective, expedient, and secure way.
Posted: 14 Apr 2017 | Published: 14 Apr 2017

Capriza

Top 5 Benefits of Modernizing and Mobilizing Enterprise Apps
sponsored by PowWow
RESOURCE CENTER: This custom article explores how to modernize key enterprise apps to focus on a more seamless experience for completing tasks and managing workflows. Find out how to boost employee productivity and efficiency, and uncover the top 5 benefits that are motivating the move towards modernization.
Posted: 12 Apr 2017 | Published: 12 Apr 2017


The New PPM: Great Teamwork Enables Great Projects
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WEBCAST: This webcast explores how PPM is being redefined for the modern app economy. Watch now to learn about the new face of PPM and how to derive key insights from project data to succeed in digital transformation by unlocking greater business agility, faster innovation, and better collaboration.
Posted: 11 Apr 2017 | Premiered: Apr 11, 2017

CA Technologies.

Augmented Reality Mobile Technology Still 'Experimental' in the Enterprise
sponsored by Dell EMC
EGUIDE: Pokémon Go brought augmented reality (AR) technology to the masses. In this guide, our experts illustrate the basics of AR in the mobile enterprise, and how to overcome adoption roadblocks such as cost, lack of development tools, and more. Read on to dive into the state of the AR market and evaluate its adoption readiness in your enterprise.
Posted: 06 Apr 2017 | Published: 03 Apr 2017

Dell EMC

Align Innovation and Strategy for New Product Development Success
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to align project management with innovation for faster, more efficient development and resource allocation. Discover how to implement full lifecycle PPM and enhance decision-making with increased visibility into projects.
Posted: 05 Apr 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

CA Technologies.

6 Tips to Increase DevOps Collaboration and Improve Performance
sponsored by dynaTrace software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores what it takes to create good DevOps teams and prevent communication breakdowns. Uncover 6 tips for building your DevOps performance pipeline and delivering heightened value to you end users.
Posted: 30 Mar 2017 | Published: 25 Oct 2016

dynaTrace software, Inc.

The 8 Best Programming Languages for Enterprise Development
sponsored by Sphere Software
EGUIDE: Whether your development is web-centric or cloud-based, this expert e-guide helps you evaluate programming languages and app frameworks for targeting back-end apps. From increasingly popular languages like Python to tried-and-true, established ones like JavaScript, uncover a comparison of 8 back-end programming languages.
Posted: 29 Mar 2017 | Published: 22 Mar 2017

Sphere Software

Value Chain Disruption In Insurance: The Road To Insurance As A Platform
sponsored by MuleSoft
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to keep up with the need for speed in today's insurance market. Discover how API-led connectivity enables Insurance-as-a-Service and helps deliver on the accelerated promise of multichannel strategies and partnerships.
Posted: 29 Mar 2017 | Published: 29 Mar 2017

MuleSoft

Project Nightingale: An API-Led Revolution in Retail IT
sponsored by MuleSoft
EBOOK: This e-book presents a hypothetical retail business and follows their journey to meet customer expectations and deliver business agility. Discover how to take a new approach to integration with API-led connectivity and microservices architectures to tackle digital transformation challenges and deliver modern, personalized customer experiences.
Posted: 28 Mar 2017 | Published: 28 Mar 2017

MuleSoft

Open Banking and the Future of Financial Services: Will You Survive or Thrive?
sponsored by MuleSoft
WHITE PAPER: This white paper defines what Open Banking is and explores the disruptive role that APIs will play in the future of financial services. Learn about the developing relationship between the API economy and banking, 3 challenges to Open Banking, Banking-as-a-Service and API-led connectivity, and more.
Posted: 28 Mar 2017 | Published: 28 Mar 2017

MuleSoft

A Computer Weekly Buyer's Guide to Mobile App Development
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EZINE: This Computer Weekly buyer's guide looks at how to take an Agile approach to mobile app development. Discover how to gain a competitive edge by accelerating mobile development, turning mobile users' expectations to your advantage, and building unique, differentiated mobile experiences.
Posted: 24 Mar 2017 | Published: 21 Mar 2017

ComputerWeekly.com

Driving Next-Generation App Development on Scalable Open Source Infrastructure
sponsored by IBM
ANALYST REPORT: Forward-looking enterprises see next-gen applications (NGAs) as their ticket to future workloads, but proprietary hardware dependencies are tripping them up. Download now to discover driving factors behind open source NGA development, and guidance on how to institute scalable infrastructure that properly supports NGAs.
Posted: 23 Mar 2017 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

IBM

Overcome 5 Objections to Using Visual App Development
sponsored by AppGyver
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to tackle modern mobile app challenges by leveraging visual, low-code app development. Discover the top 5 objections against visual app development platforms and learn how to overcome them to accelerate and simplify your development initiatives.
Posted: 22 Mar 2017 | Published: 22 Mar 2017

AppGyver

How Business Process Management Leads to Better Decision-Making
sponsored by HelpSystems
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, we explore how to integrate BPM with analytics successfully by examining different use cases and approaches. Learn how data scientists help derive optimal value from analytics, how to take analytics to the cloud, and how to leverage BPM to deliver ITaaS.
Posted: 20 Mar 2017 | Published: 22 Feb 2017

HelpSystems

Top 10 Reasons to Use a Low-Code Platform for Your Next Enterprise App
sponsored by AppGyver
WHITE PAPER: As the pace of business accelerates and the demand for quality mobile apps rises, the backlog of development projects grows. Discover how to speed up development and uncover 10 reasons to leverage a visual, low-code app development platform to keep up with digitalization.
Posted: 20 Mar 2017 | Published: 20 Mar 2017

AppGyver

Take Traditional Apps Mobile Quickly and Easily
sponsored by PowWow
VIDEO: Watch this brief video to learn about a platform that allows you to consolidate and transform legacy apps for mobile quickly and easily. Discover how to create user-friendly UIs, extend the business logic of apps with a JavaScript template, and more.
Posted: 20 Mar 2017 | Premiered: 21 Feb 2017


Opportunity Lost: The True Cost of Not Providing Mobile Business Apps
sponsored by PowWow
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to leverage rapid mobile app development (RMAD) to meet the rising demands for mobility, usability, and availability. Discover how to empower LOB users with apps that boost productivity and accelerate development without driving up the costs.
Posted: 20 Mar 2017 | Published: 20 Mar 2017

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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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