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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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Mobile Security Threats: Get Ready for 2016
sponsored by CloudMine
WHITE PAPER: This valuable resource will help your organization to bolster your mobile security defenses as you race to adopt new technologies to stay ever-more innovative and agile. View now to discover 6 top mobile security threats, as well as 8 best practices for securing your enterprise mobile apps.
Posted: 16 Oct 2015 | Published: 16 Oct 2015


The Patient Success Platform: Making Patient-Centric Care Easier Than Ever
sponsored by Salesforce.com
WHITE PAPER: Today's patients expect faster, more personalized healthcare than ever before; and the need for a more cost-efficient, comprehensive, patient-centric strategy has never been greater. Access this resource to learn how your organization can realize higher productivity through better care collaboration.
Posted: 07 Oct 2015 | Published: 07 Oct 2015

Salesforce.com

Leveraging the Cloud for App Test/Dev Teams
sponsored by Commvault
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn 5 reasons to run app testing and development in the cloud. Plus, learn how a production-level environment in the cloud can accelerate data cloud recovery and migration.
Posted: 25 Sep 2015 | Published: 25 Sep 2015

Commvault

Mobile Infrastructure Services: Evaluating 10 Leading Vendors
sponsored by Kony
WHITE PAPER: Mobile infrastructure service platforms can help enterprises accelerate app delivery, but how can you choose a provider that fits your requirements? This comprehensive Forrester buyer's guide evaluates 10 leading mobile infrastructure service providers. Discover which vendor is right for you.
Posted: 24 Sep 2015 | Published: 10 Sep 2015

Kony

Keys to Successful PaaS Adoption
sponsored by Box
EGUIDE: Explore this e-guide to learn how modern PaaS solutions can help cut costs and improve efficiency across the app lifecycle – even when tailored to the needs of individual organizations. Also uncover 5 points to consider before making any big decisions.
Posted: 20 Aug 2015 | Published: 20 Aug 2015

Box

The 10 Pillars To Building A Winning Mobile Strategy
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This white paper addresses the disruptive nature of mobile technology for businesses and offers 10 pillars for mobile success.
Posted: 18 Aug 2015 | Published: 18 Aug 2015

Red Hat

The Enterprise Mobile Landscape
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This eBook divulges the results of a survey of 120 global organizations on the challenges of enterprise mobility, the Internet of Things, and mobile app development. In addition, read on to discover the 10 pillars of an effective mobility strategy.
Posted: 18 Aug 2015 | Published: 18 Aug 2015

Red Hat

API Strategy and Architecture: A Coordinated Approach
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This e-book outlines best practices for designing results-focused APIs that can form the cornerstone of your API program's success.
Posted: 10 Aug 2015 | Published: 10 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 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

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

Ten Areas Where Citrix XenApp Outperforms VMware Horizon
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper examines a virtualization platform that can enable virtually any Windows application to be virtualized, centralized, and managed in the data center, and can instantly deliver it as a service to users anywhere on any device.
Posted: 24 Feb 2015 | Published: 24 Feb 2015

Citrix

The Right Recipe for Mobile Applications
sponsored by SearchSoftwareQuality.com
EBOOK: In this exclusive handbook, you'll learn the right recipe for high-quality mobile application development. Learn how to convert web apps into mobile apps, how to create and test responsive design, and more.
Posted: 13 Aug 2015 | Published: 13 Aug 2015

SearchSoftwareQuality.com

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

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

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

MDM, MAM & BYOD: Everything you need to know
sponsored by SearchMobileComputing
EBOOK: In part 1 of this Enterprise Mobility Management e-book, learn about the 7 universal truths of enterprise mobility right now, and explore how the consumerization of IT enhances EMM.
Posted: 11 Dec 2014 | Published: 11 Dec 2014

SearchMobileComputing

New Considerations for Application Integration
sponsored by TheServerSide.com
EBOOK: This three-part guide explores how application integration practices are being shaken up in modern enterprises. View now to discover experts' thoughts on how NoSQL and microservices are advancing app integration middleware; why architects are giving application integration a REST; and more.
Posted: 05 Dec 2014 | Published: 05 Dec 2014

TheServerSide.com

Mobile Development Takes to the Cloud
sponsored by TheServerSide.com
EBOOK: Faced with increasingly short timelines and mediocre budgets, developers are looking to cloud-based systems to accelerate mobile application development. Download this expert three-part guide to learn how the cloud is improving the mobile development landscape.
Posted: 03 Dec 2014 | Published: 03 Dec 2014

TheServerSide.com

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
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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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