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

October, 2017


October 31, 2017  5:46 PM

ghost imaging

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert

Ghost imaging, often called cloning, is a software-driven data backup process that copies the contents of a computer hard disk in a single compressed file or set of files, referred to as an image.

October 30, 2017  2:13 PM

skill-based routing (SBR)

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
CRM

Skill-based routing (SBR) is a component of automatic call distributor (ACD) systems that filters and directs incoming inquiries to call center agents with the most applicable skill sets. Continued… Quote of...


October 27, 2017  5:35 PM

lead scoring

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
Marketing

In the B2B industry, lead scoring is a ranking system used by sales and marketing departments to quantify the likelihood that a potential customer will make a purchase. Continued… Quote of the...


October 26, 2017  5:41 PM

Amazon Simple Queue Service (Amazon SQS)

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
Amazon, AWS

Amazon Simple Queue Service (Amazon SQS) is a pay-per-use web service for storing messages in transit between computers. Continued… Quote of the Day

"SQS can also provide...


October 25, 2017  6:57 PM

clinical trial

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
health IT tools

A clinical trial, also known as a clinical research study, is a protocol for evaluating the effects of experimental medical or behavioral interventions on health outcomes. Continued… Quote of the...


October 24, 2017  6:50 PM

Hyper-V Manager

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
Microsoft

Microsoft Hyper-V Manager is an administrative tool to create, change and delete virtual machines (VMs). An administrator can manage a local Hyper-V host and a limited number of remote hosts from a single Hyper-V Manager tool.


October 23, 2017  4:51 PM

passive reconnaissance

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
Hacking

Passive reconnaissance is an attempt to gain information about targeted computers and networks without actively engaging with the system. Continued… Quote of the Day

"The more information...


October 20, 2017  4:46 PM

cloud storage

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
Cloud Computing, SaaS

Cloud storage is a service model in which data is maintained, managed, backed up remotely and made available to users over a network (typically the Internet). Continued… Quote of the...


October 19, 2017  6:02 PM

going dark

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
Encryption

Going dark is military lingo for the sudden termination of communication. Continued… Quote of the Day

"In an attempt to rebrand the debate around 'going dark,' Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein...


October 18, 2017  7:54 PM

sugging

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
Marketing

Sugging, also spelled SUGGing, is an acronym that stands for "selling under the guise” of research. Continued… Quote of the Day

"The practice of sugging also undermines the value of true research...


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