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

June, 2017


June 30, 2017  4:17 PM

machine learning

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
Artificial intelligence, Machine learning

Machine learning is a type of artificial intelligence (AI) that allows software applications to become more accurate in predicting outcomes without being explicitly programmed. Continued… Quote of the...

June 29, 2017  5:57 PM

Network Address Translation (NAT)

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
IP address, Network Address Translation

Network Address Translation (NAT) is the virtualization of Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. NAT is described in general terms in IETF RFC 1631. Continued… Quote of the...


June 28, 2017  8:47 PM

microservices

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
Microservices, Monolithic, SOA

Microservices is an approach to application development in which a large application is built as a suite of connected modular services. Continued... Quote of the Day

"Convergence toward...


June 27, 2017  7:52 PM

backpropagation algorithm

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
Artificial intelligence, Machine learning, Neural network

Backpropagation (backward propagation) is an important mathematical tool for improving the accuracy of predictions in data mining and machine learning. Continued… Quote of the...


June 26, 2017  3:14 PM

corporate culture model

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
Corporate culture

A corporate culture model is the organizing principle behind the values, beliefs and attitudes that characterize a company and guide its practices. Continued… Quote of the Day

"It's the...


June 23, 2017  5:52 PM

predictive maintenance (PdM)

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
Predictive maintenance

Predictive maintenance (PdM) is the servicing of equipment when it is estimated that service will be required. Continued… Quote of the Day

"Where industrial IoT is about devices...


June 22, 2017  4:02 PM

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
GDPR, right to be forgotten

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a directive that will update and unify data privacy laws across in the European Union. Continued… Quote of the Day

"The...


June 21, 2017  3:59 PM

container management software

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
Container virtualization, Docker, Kubernetes

Container management software is programming that facilitates the administration of software modules deployed in a distributed environment. Continued… Quote of the...


June 20, 2017  7:17 PM

kiosk

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
medikiosk, telehealth

A kiosk (pronounced KEE-ahsk) is a small, free-standing physical structure that displays information or provides a service. Kiosks can be manned or unmanned and unmanned kiosks can be digital or non-digital. Continued… Quote...


June 19, 2017  2:33 PM

serverless backup

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
Serverless computing

A serverless backup is a type of network-based backup that seeks to limit the role of production servers in backup procedures. Continued… Quote of the Day

"Serverless backups offload...


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