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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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Cloud Applications in the Public Sector: Helping Tax Dollars Go Farther
sponsored by Workday
RESEARCH CONTENT: This informative report investigates the ways in which public sector organizations are leveraging cloud solutions in order to lower costs, improve visibility, and optimize processes.
Posted: 07 Apr 2015 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

Workday

Panaya Oracle Patch Automation
sponsored by Panaya, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this brief white paper to learn how an automated patch simulation service could help your organization implement oracle patches more effectively. Discover how you can pinpoint the impacted areas and eliminate 50% of the effort associated with implementing oracle EBS patches.
Posted: 06 Apr 2015 | Published: 06 Apr 2015

Panaya, Inc.

F5 and Vmware: Optimizing Desktop Virtualization and Delivering Benefits
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: Access this informative white paper to learn more about implementing VDI for your organization. Read on to learn about potential benefits like improved application accessibility and reliability, better application upgrades and maintenance, enhanced backup and recovery capabilities, and more.
Posted: 24 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Aug 2014

F5 Networks

The Freedom to Run Your Business Your Way
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the benefits of a multi-tenant, SaaS-based approach that grants customers the flexibility to adapt applications to their particular business strategies, without introducing complexity that prevents the system from evolving as business needs change.
Posted: 24 Mar 2015 | Published: 01 Apr 2013

Workday

CIOs: Don’t Let Your Business Fall Into the Digital Divide
sponsored by Axway
EBOOK: Explore this eBook to discover 3 ways in which an API-first digital strategy can enable you to bridge the digital divide and drive a successful business and IT transformation.
Posted: 24 Mar 2015 | Published: 27 Feb 2015

Axway

Computer Economics Report- Understand Cloud ERP Buyers and Providers
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: This informative resource provides an overview of ERP cloud vendors and buyers, explaining to buyers why not all ERP systems labeled "cloud" are the same, and why vendors need to learn that not all ERP buyers are the same, either.
Posted: 20 Mar 2015 | Published: 29 Aug 2014

Workday

10 Critical Requirements for Cloud Applications
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: In this informative resource, two experienced SaaS pioneers list the 10 critical requirements that cloud applications and providers must meet in order to deliver the full benefits of modern SaaS.
Posted: 20 Mar 2015 | Published: 11 Sep 2012

Workday

Visualization: How it all comes together
sponsored by GE Healthcare
WEBCAST: Healthcare is evolving and becoming more patient-centric. Tools and software are being released to provide better visibility to data once stored in silos. Today, healthcare workers need a single workstation that provides access to advanced processing tools. Access this webcast for an introduction to an imaging application.
Posted: 16 Mar 2015 | Premiered: Mar 16, 2015

GE Healthcare

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

How to Develop Secure Mobile Apps With a Stellar User Experience
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the importance of providing a better application experience, as well as how to secure the mobile application development and delivery process.
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.

Few Businesses Feel Fully Prepared for Software Security Risks
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals the results of a recent survey that explored enterprises' confidence in the security of the software that runs their businesses.
Posted: 04 Feb 2015 | Published: 04 Feb 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

Transfrm your Applications to Deliver a Superior Customer Experience
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
RESOURCE: Access this informative brief to learn more about how you can develop in-demand applications that deliver superior experience in design, cloud integration, and application ecosystem modernization.
Posted: 30 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 May 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Deploy Anywhere with Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform
sponsored by DLT Solutions
WHITE PAPER: The following resource introduces the Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform and explores how this system can support a wide range of Java applications, from HTML5 mobile applications to highly transactional applications that use the Java Enterprise Edition programming approach.
Posted: 30 Dec 2014 | Published: 30 Dec 2014

DLT Solutions

Five Critical Steps to Achieving an Effective Application Security Program
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Discover steps you can incorporate into every phase of the development process to improve your application security, and get an overview of application threats and the types of risks to prioritize and remediate.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IBM

In demand: the culture of online service provision
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ANALYST REPORT: Providing the platforms to support online applications is a must for most organisations. For those pursuing a career in IT and seeking to gain the necessary accreditations, there are higher salaries on offer and an opportunity to be part of the future of IT, say analysts Bob Tarzey and Bernt Østergaard.
Posted: 03 Oct 2014 | Published: 03 Oct 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Transforming Enterprise Applications for Mobile/BYOD Environments
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper for tips on how to prepare critical applications to be accessed from an array of company-owned and personal devices with different screen sizes and operating systems. Also, find out how desktop virtualization—and Dell Mobile/BYOD Solutions—can help reduce complexity and ensure application and data security.
Posted: 22 Aug 2014 | Published: 22 Nov 2013

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Computer Equipment Reseller Enables High-Quality Access to Online Services From Any Device
sponsored by Carrington Associates
VIDEO: In this case study, you'll learn how Elmec, an Italian reseller of computer equipment, utilized a leading mobile development platform to build an application optimized to provide high quality access to their online services from any mobile device.
Posted: 12 Aug 2014 | Premiered: 05 Oct 2014

Carrington Associates

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

IBM SmartCloud for Social Business Mobility
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces one company's portfolio of online services, including scalable and security-rich email, web conferencing, and social collaboration, that can help to improve employee responsiveness and effectiveness in support of social business.
Posted: 02 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

IBM

What's Next for Mobile Application Development
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide offers best practices for building cost-effective mobile applications.
Posted: 25 Sep 2014 | Published: 25 Sep 2014

IBM

Turning Your Network into a Strategic Business Asset
sponsored by Extreme Networks
EBOOK: This eBook introduces a network-based business intelligence solution that captures and analyzes context-based application traffic to deliver meaningful information about applications, users, locations and devices.
Posted: 18 Sep 2014 | Published: 18 Sep 2014

Extreme Networks

HP Mobile Applications Services: Mobility is the New Interaction Model
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces one respected company's mobile applications service, which enables enterprises needing to create new systems of engagement on mobile technology to deliver secure, high-quality mobile apps.
Posted: 29 Aug 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

10 Ways for Developers to Benefit from Application Performance Management Solutions
sponsored by Riverbed Technology, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper covers ten key strategies for developers looking to improve the quality and performance of their software through application management (APM) solutions.
Posted: 01 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Riverbed Technology, Inc.
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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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