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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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Why User Stories Fail and How to Jumpstart your Stalled Agile Transition
sponsored by Blueprint Software
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to align traditional requirements and Agile user stories with automated process models to get key development projects back on track.
Posted: 20 Nov 2017 | Published: 20 Nov 2017

Blueprint Software

Improving Success For Agile and DevOps Projects
sponsored by Blueprint Software
EBOOK: Learn how to overcome the 3 main obstacles that stand in the way of enterprise-class Agile and DevOps project success.
Posted: 20 Nov 2017 | Published: 20 Nov 2017

Blueprint Software

PowWow SmartUX™ & Blackberry Dynamics®
sponsored by PowWow
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to simplify and extend business apps to mobile to transform how work is done with anywhere, anytime access to apps and data. Plus, learn about low-code tools like the PowWow SmartUX platform, built to create apps that run on any device and any OS.
Posted: 20 Nov 2017 | Published: 20 Nov 2017

PowWow

Making Old Applications New Again
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Find out which of the 3 software development approaches to modernization best suits your organization, and discover how to update your legacy apps to work seamlessly with DevOps practices, microservices architectures, and cloud-based containers.
Posted: 20 Nov 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Red Hat

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

Design Your App Modernization Strategy
sponsored by Red Hat
EGUIDE: Once you determine that you need to modernize certain apps, the next step is figure out which method best fits your development, whether it's restructuring with PaaS or redesigning with APIs. In this e-guide, explore how to design an app modernization strategy that suits your business's architecture and cloud use.
Posted: 15 Nov 2017 | Published: 08 Nov 2017

Red Hat

Modernize Legacy Apps for the Cloud
sponsored by Red Hat
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, we explore how organizations are modernizing legacy apps for cloud, mobile, and other digital transformation initiatives with 3 different approaches to modernization, containers, and PaaS.
Posted: 15 Nov 2017 | Published: 08 Nov 2017

Red Hat

The Practical Guide to Enterprise DevOps and Continuous Delivery
sponsored by MicroFocus
EBOOK: Learn more about what continuous delivery (CD) and DevOps are, as well as how to apply them to various stages of the app lifecycle, namely code, build, test, package, and release.
Posted: 14 Nov 2017 | Published: 14 Nov 2017

MicroFocus

Analytic Data Flow: Visual Development for Analytic and IoT Apps
sponsored by Vitria Technology, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn about the VIA Analytic Data Flow platform and discover how to process streaming data flows in visual, low-code development environments.
Posted: 13 Nov 2017 | Published: 13 Nov 2017

Vitria Technology, Inc.

Driving Digital Transformation by Democratizing App Development
sponsored by PowWow
WEBCAST: To learn how to simplify app development and modernization projects for digital transformation, join Ovum Research and PowWow Mobile in their upcoming webcast on December 6th.
Posted: 09 Nov 2017 | Premieres: Dec 6, 2017

PowWow

How to Build a Rock-Solid Software Security Initiative in 5 Steps
sponsored by Synopsys
EBOOK: Find out how security pros and app development teams can work together better to ensure app security, and discover your roadmap to building a sound software security initiative.
Posted: 09 Nov 2017 | Published: 09 Nov 2017

Synopsys

Open Source Software at Scale for Your Agency
sponsored by Red Hat
WEBCAST: Learn how to enable secure, open source Java development so that you can build quality apps and modernize legacy systems that may be vulnerable to evolving threats. Plus, uncover a comparison of Wildfly 10 vs. EAP 7 and how they stack up against older versions of JBoss.
Posted: 08 Nov 2017 | Premiered: Nov 6, 2017

Red Hat

Accelerate Your Business with Faster App Development and Delivery
sponsored by Red Hat
VIDEO: Watch this brief video to learn about a middleware platform that helps you accelerate Java app development and delivery across hybrid cloud environments.
Posted: 07 Nov 2017 | Premiered: 24 Apr 2015

Red Hat

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

API-Led App Modernization
sponsored by Red Hat
VIDEO: Explore how to move from monolithic, legacy architectures to modern microservices, containers, and hybrid cloud deployments with API-led development and 3 approaches to app modernization.
Posted: 07 Nov 2017 | Premiered: 06 Nov 2017

Red Hat

Barclays Stays Ahead of the Competition with Open Source and DevOps
sponsored by Red Hat
VIDEO: Watch this brief video case study to learn how Barclays Bank turned their middleware into a competitive advantage and a key enabler of DevOps development with flexible, open source software.
Posted: 06 Nov 2017 | Premiered: 01 May 2017

Red Hat

Aviva Asia Streamlines System Migration and App Development
sponsored by Red Hat
CASE STUDY: When Aviva Asia Pte. Ltd. acquired Friends Provident International (FPI), it needed to replace FPI's costly proprietary imaging and bond management workflow system. Discover how they created and launched a new app based on Red Hat JBoss middleware within a tight 6 month time frame.
Posted: 06 Nov 2017 | Published: 06 Nov 2017

Red Hat

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

How ViaSat Improved the Usability of Customized ERP Apps for Employees
sponsored by PowWow
CASE STUDY: Find out how ViaSat simplified the mobile user experience for employees entering data in complex ERP apps by easily modernizing customized Oracle systems.
Posted: 03 Nov 2017 | Published: 03 Nov 2017

PowWow

Achieve the Benefits of DevOps, Containers, and the Cloud for Your Java Apps
sponsored by Red Hat
VIDEO: Watch this brief video to learn how to harness DevOps practices, microservices, and containers for your Java development initiatives. Plus, learn about the JBoss enterprise app platform and the OpenShift Enterprise PaaS, and how to incorporate them into hybrid cloud environments.
Posted: 03 Nov 2017 | Premiered: 02 Feb 2016

Red Hat

Digital Business Process Management: A Transformational Force
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to add the power of updated business process management (BPM) practices to app modernization and cloud adoption initiatives, and uncover a series of case studies showcasing how other organizations have enabled digital transformation.
Posted: 02 Nov 2017 | Published: 02 Nov 2017

Red Hat

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
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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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