Apps are web-based tools or services that use the browser as a client and do not need to be downloaded.
The Marketplace is a search and discovery catalog for application and widget listings. Here users can interact with the apps and bookmark them for use.
Dashboards are a layout of widgets and applications, either assembled by developers or custom-built by users. Dashboards provide a simple way to create workflows for mission and business needs.
Widgets can be assembled to create dashboards and dynamic workflows, but can also be easily added to websites, blogs, or other specialized app/pages to provide specific functionality enhancements.
Widgets and apps communicate through a communication bus within the browser. Data lives on the browser, reducing network latency and improving response time. More Info
Ozone is controlled via plugin modules that allows custom access on a user-by-user basis. The flexibility of the framework enables widget developers to easily include their own widget-based security.