Word of the Day: Tech Definitions from WhatIs.com:

December, 2016


December 21, 2016  10:11 PM

geofencing

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse
drone, Geofencing, geolocation

This definition is one of Top 10 Terms to watch in 2017! Geo-fencing (geofencing) is a feature in a software program that uses the global positioning system (GPS) or radio frequency identification (RFID) to define geographical boundaries.

December 16, 2016  10:43 PM

persistent storage

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse
Container, Docker, Object storage

Persistent storage is any data storage device that retains data after power to that device is shut off. It is also sometimes referred to as non-volatile storage. Continued… Quote of the...


December 15, 2016  5:41 PM

customer experience management

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse
CRM, Customer experience management

Customer experience management (CEM or CXM) is the collection of processes a company uses to track, oversee and organize every interaction between a customer and the organization throughout the customer lifecycle.


December 14, 2016  9:14 PM

structured content

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse
API, Content Management Systems, Metadata

Structured content is a modular approach to managing digital content that uses metadata tags and automation to publish content from a single source to multiple distribution channels. Continued… Quote of the...


December 13, 2016  9:25 PM

fail fast

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse
Fail fast, HRM, Project management

Fail fast is a philosophy that values extensive testing and incremental development to determine whether an idea has value. An important goal of the philosophy is to cut losses when testing reveals something isn’t working and quickly try something else, a concept known as pivoting.


December 12, 2016  9:53 PM

smart data

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse
Edge computing

Smart data is digital information that is formatted so it can be acted upon at the collection point before being sent to a downstream analytics platform for further data consolidation and analytics. The term smart data is often associated with the Internet of Things (IoT) and the data that smart...


December 12, 2016  4:06 PM

telepresence robot

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse
Teleconference, Telepresence

A telepresence robot is a remote-controlled, wheeled device with a display to enable video chat and videoconferencing, among other purposes. Continued… Quote of the Day

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December 7, 2016  7:46 PM

noisy neighbor

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse
cloud, Virtual Machines, Virtualization

Noisy neighbor is a cloud computing infrastructure co-tenant that monopolizes cloud resources and negatively affects other tenants. The noisy neighbor effect causes virtual machines and applications that share the infrastructure to suffer from uneven performance.


December 6, 2016  8:50 PM

Rowhammer

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse
DRAM, Rowhammer

Rowhammer is a vulnerability in commodity dynamic random access memory (DRAM) chips that allows an attacker to exploit devices with DRAM memory by repeatedly accessing (hammering) a row of memory until it causes bit flips and transistors in adjacent rows of memory reverse their binary state: ones...


December 5, 2016  8:59 PM

flip flops (bistable gates)

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse
flip flop, integrated circuit, Logic gates

Flip-flops, also called bistable gates, are digital logic circuits that can be in one of two states. Flip-flops maintain their state indefinitely until an input pulse called a trigger is received. When a trigger is received, the flip-flop outputs change state according to defined rules and remain...


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