horizontal application


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horizontal application

An application program common to different business processes, e.g. office automation.

Compare vertical application.
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Cato provides Business Process Improvement, Application Replacement and augmentation, as well as business process accelerator services for both vertical and horizontal application needs.
Initial plans include coverage of two horizontal application topics, including chromatography and spectroscopy, and two industry specific topics such as food analysis and pharmaceutical analysis.
It can be used in a vertical or horizontal application, depending on the end use.
There are too many smaller vendors confusing this market and if we wish to see the horizontal application of information management in all its forms there must be some rationalisation and leadership.
It is not surprising that one of the first national systems to adopt the vertical and horizontal application of rights was Germany through its post-war constitution.
This "selective application outsourcing", says Forrester Research analyst Jost Hoppermann, goes beyond the horizontal application service provider model of Salesforce, RightNow and Netsuite, falling only a few steps short of full-on business process outsourcing.

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