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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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The 5 Myths of Enterprise Mobile Apps
sponsored by PowWow
WHITE PAPER: Explore 5 misconceptions that detract from the success of enterprise mobility. As you get ready create or improve your mobile strategies, learn key facts about moving desktop apps to mobile devices, satisfying the need for customized mobile apps, and build vs. buy.
Posted: 21 Jun 2017 | Published: 21 Jun 2017

PowWow

Migrating from Salesforce Classic to Salesforce Lightning Experience
sponsored by Salesforce.com
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, we explore tactics for migrating to Salesforce Lightning. Learn how to anticipate critical factors that could impact your migration, including your previous Salesforce usage and compatibility with your existing apps.
Posted: 20 Jun 2017 | Published: 15 Jun 2017

Salesforce.com

App Discovery and Delivery: Increasing App Development and Management Efficiency
sponsored by IBM
RESEARCH CONTENT: To study the potential ROI of IBM's App Discovery and Delivery Intelligence (ADDI), Forrester Research interviewed an established ADDI customer who successfully improved their support for transforming legacy mainframe apps. Uncover the report's key findings to learn how to make app development more efficient and agile.
Posted: 20 Jun 2017 | Published: 28 Feb 2017

IBM

Omnichannel Strategies and APIs: Redefine Your Customer Relationships
sponsored by MuleSoft
WHITE PAPER: New channels and new ways of interacting with customers emerge rapidly – meaning that creating omnichannel strategies is a key to future-proofing your business, not just a differentiator for the here and now. Explore how an API-led approach helps you deliver successful omnichannel customer experiences.
Posted: 19 Jun 2017 | Published: 19 Jun 2017

MuleSoft

Software Asset Management: Critical for Mitigating Non-Compliance Risks
sponsored by Flexera Software
WHITE PAPER: This IDC white paper defines software asset management and emphasizes the factors driving its importance. Uncover best practices for mitigating the risks of inefficient software portfolio management and addressing 3 key priorities, namely app security, cost management, and quality of service.
Posted: 16 Jun 2017 | Published: 28 Feb 2017

Flexera Software

Understanding Java Garbage Collection
sponsored by Azul Systems, Inc
WHITE PAPER: Garbage collection (GC) is an integral part of app behavior on Java platforms, but it's often misunderstood. Explore the various GC tools and techniques available in JVMs today so that whether you're a developer or an architect, you can make more informed decisions about GC and app performance management.
Posted: 13 Jun 2017 | Published: 13 Jun 2017

Azul Systems, Inc

Transforming Java Apps for Real-Time Business in the Cloud
sponsored by Azul Systems, Inc
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to improve Java performance with a platform that reduces disruptions from underlying issues in Java infrastructure, slashes warm up time, boosts the scalability of Java apps, and frees up developers by reducing the time spent tuning and re-tuning apps.
Posted: 08 Jun 2017 | Published: 08 Jun 2017

Azul Systems, Inc

Puppet & DORA Present: 2017 State of DevOps Report
sponsored by Puppet
RESEARCH CONTENT: What exactly drives high DevOps performance, and how do high performers stand out from their peers? Get the answers in the 2017 State of DevOps Report and learn about 5 characteristics of transformational leaders, how high-performing DevOps teams automate, and more.
Posted: 07 Jun 2017 | Published: 07 Jun 2017

Puppet

Using a Better Java: Meet Real-Time Business Imperatives
sponsored by Azul Systems, Inc
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to implement a better Java – one that meets industry standards, accelerates innovation, and makes better use of finite resources. Learn how to build Java apps that scale and improve performance of existing apps without re-coding.
Posted: 07 Jun 2017 | Published: 07 Jun 2017

Azul Systems, Inc

How to Buy The Best ADC, and The Changes to App Load Balancing
sponsored by A10 Networks
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide outlines what you need to know in order to buy the best application delivery controller (ADC) for your company. As a bonus, learn about the new wave of application load balancing.
Posted: 05 Jun 2017 | Published: 30 May 2017

A10 Networks

App Cloud Guided Tour
sponsored by Salesforce
RESOURCE: This guided tour takes you through the most important aspects of designing and building your applications. Explore the branching paths of either building custom apps or installing pre-built apps.
Posted: 02 Jun 2017 | Published: 02 Jun 2017

Salesforce

Public Housing Authority Builds Its Future on Cloud Desktop Delivery
sponsored by Citrix
VIDEO: Watch this video to evaluate cloud-managed app and desktop delivery's ability to reduce infrastructure costs and increase the speed of service delivered to your customers. Provide employees with personalized workspaces accessible anywhere, while ensuring business continuity and reducing both capital and operating expenses.
Posted: 01 Jun 2017 | Premiered: 18 Aug 2016

Citrix

Pivotal Cloud Foundry and MuleSoft: Partnering for Speed and Agility
sponsored by MuleSoft
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to integrate both legacy and SaaS apps and enhance visibility of all your APIs with unprecedented scalability, agility, strategic reuse of limited assets, and self-service.
Posted: 26 May 2017 | Published: 26 May 2017

MuleSoft

Enterprise Integration PaaS: How Informatica Compares to Other Vendors
sponsored by INFORMATICA
RESEARCH CONTENT: This 2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant explores how to leverage integration PaaS (iPaaS) to implement data, app, API, and process integrations spanning cloud and on-premise endpoints. Discover which enterprise iPaaS providers came out on top and learn how to support a variety of integration scenarios, including B2B, mobile, and more.
Posted: 15 May 2017 | Published: 30 Mar 2017

INFORMATICA

The State of the Developer Nation: From Cloud to Mobile, IoT to VR
sponsored by OutSystems
RESEARCH CONTENT: How well do you really know modern developers? Explore the results of this Developer Economics survey that polled 21,000 developers to get into their mindset and find out how they feel about cloud, mobile, IoT, virtual reality, machine learning, and more.
Posted: 08 May 2017 | Published: 31 Mar 2017

OutSystems

Secure Agile Development: Why Can't We All Get Along?
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WEBCAST: As developers turn to Agile methodologies to accelerate development, app security can often get left in the dust. This webcast explores strategies for increasing collaboration between development and security teams. Learn how to bring security testing up to speed to ensure software quality in Agile development environments.
Posted: 05 May 2017 | Premiered: May 5, 2017

Veracode, Inc.

Coordinating Sec, Dev, and Ops: Improving App Security for Agile Methodologies
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WEBCAST: This webcast explores how to update app security and improve software quality by integrating security into the app development process from beginning to end. Find out how to unite security teams with both Dev and Ops by leveraging strategies for building trust between the different teams and fostering collaboration.
Posted: 05 May 2017 | Premiered: May 5, 2017

Veracode, Inc.

Secure DevOps Survival Guide
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: If you're embarking on a DevOps journey, traditional methods for ensuring app security just won't be able to keep up. This DevOps survival guide explores the elements of accelerated but secure app development. No matter where you are in your journey, uncover critical tactics for implementing secure DevOps.
Posted: 04 May 2017 | Published: 04 May 2017

Veracode, Inc.

Secure Apps at the Speed of DevOps
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
RESEARCH CONTENT: This Forrester Research report explores the importance of uniting security pros with Dev and Ops to deliver on accelerated secure app development. Uncover the report's key findings to learn how to build security into earlier stages of the app lifecycle to remediate vulnerabilities without sacrificing speed.
Posted: 04 May 2017 | Published: 16 Dec 2016

Veracode, Inc.

An Essential Guide to IoT App Development
sponsored by Mendix
WHITE PAPER: With varying levels of complexity for endpoints, software, security, and integration, the defining elements of IoT can seem overwhelming. To help guide you through IoT adoption, this paper digs down into the anatomy of IoT and explores how to overcome the challenges of IoT app development.
Posted: 04 May 2017 | Published: 04 May 2017

Mendix

Putting Security Into DevOps
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how DevOps helps you weave security testing, validation, and monitoring into each stage of the app lifecycle. Find out how to enable secure DevOps app development, and pave the way for continuous integration and continuous deployment.
Posted: 03 May 2017 | Published: 30 Oct 2015

Veracode, Inc.

Mobilizing Legacy Apps: Help IT Tackle a Complex Challenge with a Simple Solution
sponsored by PowWow
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to achieve rapid mobile app development (RMAD). Find out how to leverage a mobile-first platform with automated tools to transform any app for mobile and create native apps that run on any device and on any OS.
Posted: 03 May 2017 | Published: 03 May 2017

PowWow

Automating Governance with DevOps and Supply Chain Management
sponsored by Sonatype
RESEARCH CONTENT: This Forrester Research report explores how to catch governance up to the speed of rapid app development practices with automated supply chain management. Learn how to deliver on the accelerated DevOps' time-to-market without sacrificing software quality and compliance.
Posted: 02 May 2017 | Published: 10 Nov 2016

Sonatype

How to Automate Security into Your DevOps Pipeline
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Manual penetration testing and on-premise tools help prevent breaches, but they're too slow for an increasingly fast-paced, mobile-first world. Discover how to accelerate time-to-market without sacrificing app compliance by integrating security into your existing toolchains and DevOps pipelines.
Posted: 01 May 2017 | Published: 01 May 2017

Veracode, Inc.

Taming the Microservices, Containers, and Governance Beast
sponsored by Apcera
EGUIDE: What if there's an easy way to reduce overhead and adapt governance for modern app architectures? In this expert e-guide, explore a distributed, microservices-based approach to governance and learn how to adapt IT for microservices and containers with automation tools.
Posted: 04 May 2017 | Published: 28 Apr 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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