I really like software product X and been using it for >6 years. I am unaffiliated and never have been linked to company or anyone involved with X.
I would like to publish a paper that explains why and how X can be useful to other people. How can I do that? Are there example of this?
"Application Note" seems like a possible format, but I am not part of the developers. To some degree, "how to use X to do Y" seems like a novel application of an existing technology and can be written as original research paper.
Software is Basecamp and really helps me with research and project management. I think it merits discussion, as we are barely starting to recognize the issue of project management in academic research labs.