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

July, 2017


July 31, 2017  4:15 PM

precision agriculture

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
Agriculture, Predictive Analytics

Precision agriculture (PA) is an approach to farm management that uses information technology (IT) to ensure that the crops and soil receive exactly what they need for optimum health and productivity.

July 28, 2017  4:11 PM

visual analytics

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
Data scientist, data visualization

Visual analytics is a form of inquiry in which data that provides insight into solving a problem is displayed in an interactive, graphical manner. Continued… Quote of the...


July 27, 2017  7:51 PM

chief data officer (CDO)

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
Chief Data Officer, Data governance

A chief data officer is a C-level corporate executive who is responsible for an organization's data governance. Continued… Quote of the Day

"In many organizations, chief data officer...


July 26, 2017  5:49 PM

Node.js

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
Node.js

Node.js (Node) is an open source development platform for executing JavaScript code server-side. Continued… Quote of the Day

"How many of you today are working with the same technology you used 10 years...


July 25, 2017  5:46 PM

algorithmic transparency

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert

Algorithmic transparency is openness about the purpose, structure and underlying actions of the algorithms used to search for, process and deliver information. Continued… Quote of the...


July 14, 2017  7:50 PM

keiretsu

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
Corporate culture, Lean processes, Supply chain, Supply Chain Management

Keiretsu is a business network composed of manufacturers, supply chain partners, distributors and financiers who remain financially independent but work closely together to ensure each other’s success. Continued… Quote of...


July 13, 2017  7:42 PM

medical device class (MDC)

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
FDA, medical device security, medical devices

Medical device class (MDC) is a regulatory category defined by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA). In the United States, the FDA has the authority to regulate medical devices before and after they reach the marketplace.


July 12, 2017  5:59 PM

Microsoft Teams

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
microsoft office 365, Slack

Microsoft Teams is a chat-based collaboration tool that is part of the Office 365 suite of services. Continued… Quote of the Day

"Microsoft Teams integrates with Office 365...


July 11, 2017  7:23 PM

Skype for Business

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
Skype, United Communications, VoIP

Skype for Business, formerly known as Microsoft Lync Server, is a unified communications (UC) platform that integrates common channels of business communication and online meetings, including instant messaging (IM), presence, voice over IP (VoIP), voicemail, file transfers, video conferencing, web...


July 10, 2017  3:42 PM

augmented intelligence

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

Augmented intelligence is an alternative conceptualization of artificial intelligence that focuses on AI's assistive role, emphasizing the fact that it is designed to enhance human intelligence rather than replace it.


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