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

April, 2017


April 28, 2017  2:15 PM

group think

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert

Group think (also spelled groupthink) is a phenomenon that occurs when group's need for consensus supersedes the judgment of individual group members. Continued… Quote of the Day

"It's easy for...

April 27, 2017  1:51 PM

cybersecurity insurance

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
Cyber security, Cyberinsurance

Cybersecurity insurance is a contract that an individual or entity can purchase to help reduce the financial risks associated with doing business online. Continued… Quote of the...


April 26, 2017  4:30 PM

data artist

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
Data artist, data visualiation

A data artist is a business analytics (BA) specialist who creates graphs, charts, infographics and other visual tools that help people understand complex data. Continued… Quote of the...


April 25, 2017  8:32 PM

contingent workforce

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
Workforce management

A contingent workforce is a labor pool whose members are hired by an organization on an on-demand basis. Continued… Quote of the Day

"Too many organizations are stumbling their way to...


April 24, 2017  8:32 PM

performance testing

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
Performance testing

Performance testing is the process of determining the speed or effectiveness of a computer, network, software program or device. Continued… Quote of the Day

"Many software...


April 21, 2017  5:21 PM

agile test automation pyramid

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
Agile, Automation

The agile test automation pyramid is a graphical strategy guide for implementing automated software testing. The pyramid was introduced by Mike Cohn in his book, "Succeeding with Agile."


April 20, 2017  1:57 PM

System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM 2012)

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
SCVMM, Virtualization

System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM 2012) is Microsoft's virtualization management product. Several core components make up the foundation for SCVMM's more advanced functionalities: manager server, library server, manager database, administrator console and virtual machine host.


April 19, 2017  4:47 PM

cloud engineer

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
Cloud architecture, Cloud engineering

A cloud engineer is an IT professional responsible for any technological duties associated with cloud computing, including design, planning, management, maintenance and support. Continued… Quote of the...


April 18, 2017  5:18 PM

NAND flash wear-out

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
Flash memory, NAND Flash

NAND flash wear-out is the breakdown of the oxide layer within the floating-gate transistors of NAND flash. Continued… Quote of the Day

"While NAND flash technology ushered...


April 17, 2017  8:18 PM

gateway

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
Cloud gateways, GATEWAY

A gateway is a network node that connects two networks using different protocols together. Continued… Quote of the Day

"Each organization has unique requirements, needs and environments,...


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