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

February, 2017


February 28, 2017  10:39 PM

personality profile

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
Emotional intelligence, Knowledge management, Soft skills

A personality profile is a knowledge management tool that is used to evaluate an employee's personal attributes, values and life skills and maximize his or her job performance and contribution to the company.

February 27, 2017  4:46 PM

citizen development

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
BYOA, Shadow IT

Citizen development is a low code approach to software development that allows people to create software programs without needing to know anything about programming languages or how to write code.


February 24, 2017  10:40 PM

assembly line

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
ERP, Lean processes, Manufacturing

An assembly line is a production methodology that breaks a process down into discrete steps that are executed in an iterative manner. Continued… Quote of the Day

"A few years ago, I had the...


February 23, 2017  9:50 PM

alternative data

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
Data democratization, Predictive Analytics

Alternative data is information gathered from non-traditional information sources. Continued… Quote of the Day

"In the age of big data, knowing what information is needed in analytics...


February 22, 2017  2:55 AM

data democratization

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
Data democratization

Data democratization is the ability for information in a digital format to be accessible to the average end user. Continued… Quote of the Day

"At the core of the shift to data...


February 20, 2017  3:20 PM

Microsoft HoloLens

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert

Microsoft HoloLens is a virtual reality (VR) headset with transparent lenses for an augmented reality experience. Continued… Quote of the Day

"HoloLens is immersive, and is...


February 17, 2017  5:41 PM

recovery time objective (RTO)

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
Disaster Recovery, Recovery Point Objective, Recovery Time Objective

The recovery time objective (RTO) is the maximum tolerable length of time that a computer, system, network, or application can be down after a failure or disaster occurs. Continued… Quote of the...


February 16, 2017  8:57 PM

ChatOps

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
ChatOps, DevOps, Slack

ChatOps is the use of chat clients, chatbots and real-time communication tools to facilitate how software development and operation tasks are communicated and executed. Continued… Quote of the...


February 15, 2017  5:38 PM

serverless computing

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
IaaS, PaaS

Serverless computing is an event-driven application design and deployment paradigm in which computing resources are provided as scalable cloud services. Continued… Quote of the...


February 14, 2017  7:19 PM

Ada Lovelace

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
"Ada Lovelace", Programming

Augusta Ada King, Countess of Lovelace, was an English mathematician who is credited with being the first computer programmer. Continued… Quote of the...


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