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

November, 2017


November 29, 2017  4:37 PM

value stream mapping (VSM)

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Value stream mapping (VSM) is a lean manufacturing visualization tool for recording all the repeatable steps that are required to bring a product to market. Continued… Quote of the...

November 28, 2017  9:24 PM

people analytics (HR analytics)

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People analytics is the application of math, statistics and predictive modeling to worker-related data in order to discover patterns that will help an organization meet its business goals.


November 27, 2017  9:15 PM

retail apocalypse

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retail

Retail apocalypse is a controversial term used by the media to describe the ways a shift in consumer spending patterns may be impacting the traditional brick-and-mortar retail store business model. Continued… Quote...


November 16, 2017  10:09 PM

cloud seeding

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Cloud Computing

Cloud seeding is a strategy for uploading large amounts of data to a cloud storage service. Transferring a sizable amount of data to the cloud can take days, weeks or even years. Continued… Quote of the...


November 15, 2017  7:01 PM

digital body language (DBL)

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
Marketing

Digital body language (DBL) is the aggregate of an individual’s passive and active digital footprints. Continued… Quote of the Day

"We all leave a digital footprint; little...


November 14, 2017  6:49 PM

AWS Direct Connect

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AWS

Direct Connect is a network service that allows Amazon Web Service (AWS) customers to establish a dedicated network connection between the customer's data center or collocation environment and Amazon's servers.


November 13, 2017  7:31 PM

IoT gateway

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iot

An Internet of Things (IoT) gateway is a physical device or software program that serves as the connection point between the cloud and controllers, sensors and intelligent devices. Continued… Quote of the...


November 9, 2017  7:27 PM

NVMe

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
PCI

NVMe (non-volatile memory express) is a host controller interface and storage protocol created to accelerate the transfer of data between enterprise and client systems and solid-state drives (SSDs) over a computer's high-speed Peripheral Component Interconnect Express (PCIe) bus.


November 8, 2017  8:56 PM

black hat

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Hacking

Black hat refers to a hacker who breaks into a computer system or network with malicious intent. Continued... Quote of the Day

"Criminal hackers know they must do what they can to test the...


November 7, 2017  8:50 PM

business continuity plan (BCP)

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Business Continuity

A business continuity plan (BCP) is a document that consists of the critical information an organization needs to continue operating during an unplanned event. Continued... Quote of the...


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