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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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API Monetization: Unlocking the Value of Your Data
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, you'll learn how the right API management platform can help you to securely expose your APIs and charge for access to your business data, while providing developers with the information they need to create applications against them.
Posted: 10 Aug 2015 | Published: 10 Aug 2015

CA Technologies.

A Guide to REST and API Design
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Representational State Transfer (REST) is a web architecture style with universal constraints, enabling developers to build interfaces that can be used from nearly any device or operating system. This informative resource is packed with information on leveraging REST and API design to build applications that can last a long time.
Posted: 04 Aug 2015 | Published: 04 Aug 2015

CA Technologies.

Software Lifecycle Integration: Six Reasons Not to Delay
sponsored by Tasktop
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to learn 6 reasons why you may be costing your organization by waiting to integrate your software lifecycle.
Posted: 23 Jul 2015 | Published: 14 Dec 2015

Tasktop

8 Factors That Affect Mobile App Development Pricing
sponsored by Kony
WHITE PAPER: Mobile apps are powerful drivers of traffic; however, app development can be an expensive undertaking. This white paper will help you to understand the key drivers of cost in app development in order to enable you to make cost-effective decisions and deliver the best possible ROI.
Posted: 22 Jul 2015 | Published: 22 Jul 2015

Kony

8 Security Issues to Avoid in Mobile App Development
sponsored by Kony
WHITE PAPER: This resource divulges the top 8 security issues that app developers need to watch in order to protect their users from phishing, malware, and more.
Posted: 22 Jul 2015 | Published: 22 Jul 2015

Kony

When Agile, DevOps and Lean Aren't Enough
sponsored by Tasktop
WEBCAST: IT organizations have adopted Agile, DevOps, and other approaches to develop and deliver high-quality applications at a fast pace—but what happens when these updates aren't enough? Tune into this webinar to learn how your organization can thrive in today's demanding market.
Posted: 01 Jul 2015 | Premiered: Dec 14, 2015

Tasktop

5 Ways to Get Top Mobile App Developer Talent for Your Open APIs
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: In this eBook, you'll learn how opening APIs to developers outside of the enterprise can enable the creation of apps that add value in innovative and unexpected ways—without requiring a direct investment in app development. Read on to learn 5 key ways that smart enterprises attract and nurture top third-party developer talent.
Posted: 15 Jun 2015 | Published: 15 Jun 2015

CA Technologies.

Five Simple Strategies for Securing APIs
sponsored by CA Technologies.
EBOOK: This guide provides an overview of the unique risk profile of APIs and offers 5 simple solutions to counter common threats to their security.
Posted: 11 Jun 2015 | Published: 11 Jun 2015

CA Technologies.

3 Keys to a 5-Star Mobile User Experience
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
RESOURCE: This infographic illustrates the vital importance of user experience through interesting statistics, and explores how you can ensure a 5-star experience for users of your mobile app.
Posted: 11 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Case Study: Architectural Firm Achieves Global Flexibility with VDI
sponsored by NVIDIA/VMware
WHITE PAPER: Read this case study to learn how a global architectural firm enabled remote users to easily use graphics-heavy applications through its VDI solution.
Posted: 28 May 2015 | Published: 28 May 2015


Applications Services Governance: Market Trends You Need to Know
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Access this Gartner Magic Quadrant for a breakdown of the biggest players in the application services governance market.
Posted: 28 May 2015 | Published: 09 Apr 2015

CA Technologies

Top Benefits of PAAS
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, learn how PaaS can most often fully meet the needs of most cloud applications, and also tips for considering cloud management for an IaaS-to-PaaS switch.
Posted: 14 May 2015 | Published: 14 May 2015

Oracle Corporation

Mobile App Development Leaps Forward with BaaS and IoT
sponsored by Kony
EGUIDE: This expert guide explores the basics of Backend as a Service (BaaS), offering insight into implementing a BaaS project; making design choices as mobile and IoT apps collide; key ingredients to a successful mobile app; and more.
Posted: 22 Apr 2015 | Published: 22 Apr 2015

Kony

Develop and Deploy Modern Enterprise Applications on a Unified Hybrid Cloud Foundation
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, you'll discover an innovative PaaS platform for modern enterprise applications that features mobile push notifications, powerful app integration capabilities, and business process management.
Posted: 20 Apr 2015 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

Red Hat

Why the Cloud Puts the Need for DevOps in Overdrive
sponsored by SearchAWS
EBOOK: In this guide, you'll uncover expert tips for getting everyone on board with cloud DevOps within your organization. In addition, read on to learn how AWS tools can enable you to address the security concerns that accompany DevOps.
Posted: 26 Mar 2015 | Published: 26 Mar 2015

SearchAWS

A Computer Weekly buyer's guide to desktop computing 2020
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: Tablets, smartphones, cloud computing and applications delivered as a service offer compelling new ways to work. In this 11-page buyer's guide, Computer Weekly looks at how this way of working is likely to evolve further over the next five years and how it will affect users and IT departments alike.
Posted: 05 Mar 2015 | Published: 05 Mar 2015

ComputerWeekly.com

A Winning API Strategy: Developing Secure Mobile Apps with a UX that Delights Customers
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the best API strategy for this new mobile age, and how that strategy will be critical to your ability to attract and retain customers going forward.
Posted: 20 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

CA Technologies.

Transform Your Digital Business With an API in Place
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper takes a look at the new digital organization, the implications of the "open enterprise," and how the app presents both opportunities and risks.
Posted: 19 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

CA Technologies.

Quantifying DevOps and the Cost of Downtime in Fortune 1000 Enterprises
sponsored by IBM
RESEARCH CONTENT: With the immense consequences of downtime in mind, what are Fortune 1000 enterprises doing to improve the application development process, and what role should DevOps play? Access this research report today to learn from the best practices in place in more than 20 Fortune 1000 companies.
Posted: 15 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

IBM

To Build or to Buy? That is the Mobile App Question
sponsored by SearchMobileComputing
EBOOK: This expert guide explores how to choose the best app deployment approach for your business needs and reveals 4 mobile application options that you may not have considered.e
Posted: 22 Jun 2015 | Published: 22 Jun 2015

SearchMobileComputing

Protect Your Web Applications from the OWASP Top 10
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Applications, mobile devices, cloud computing, and web APIs unlock tremendous business opportunities—however, they also open your systems up to a broader set of unknown users. In this resource, you'll learn the basics of securing your web applications from the OWASP Top 10.
Posted: 22 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Aug 2012

IBM

Extending Application Integration Beyond the Enterprise
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Integration has always been an important part of IT projects; however, as this resource explains, it's no longer sufficient to integrate resources under the control of the enterprise. Read on to discover answers to enterprises' top questions about integration.
Posted: 22 Jun 2015 | Published: 18 Apr 2014

IBM

Mobilizing Enterprise Apps Depends on Management Strategy
sponsored by SearchMobileComputing
EBOOK: This expert guide explains why staying ahead of mobile governance, mobile device management (MDM), and mobile application management (MAM) is critical for providing high-quality apps and increased productivity.
Posted: 26 Mar 2015 | Published: 26 Mar 2015

SearchMobileComputing

Using Agile for Rapid Innovation within a European Electronics Company
sponsored by IBM
CASE STUDY: This case study investigates the adoption of Agile processes within an innovation services division of a large global electronics company.
Posted: 19 Mar 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

IBM

Delivering Agile at Scale to a Multinational Communications Provider
sponsored by IBM
CASE STUDY: This case study investigates the adoption of Agile processes within a Northern European multinational provider of communication technology, equipment, and services. In particular, the report looks to chart the journey toward Agile and its progress across the wider organization.
Posted: 19 Mar 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

IBM
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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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