What are Application Domains and Industries in ISVWorld?

Often in the software industry a distinction is being made between Industries, sometimes called verticals, and Application Domains, more often called horizontals, domains or application types. Application Domains usually offer functionality applicable across multiple industries, while Industries focus on suporting business processes in a specific industry or profession.

Examples of Application Domains: Human Resource Management, Security software, CRM software, Accounting Software.

Examples of Industries: Financial Services, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Retail, Energy.