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


October 5, 2017  6:13 PM

qubit

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A qubit is a quantum bit, the counterpart in quantum computing to the binary digit or bit of classical computing. Continued… Quote of the Day

"A useful place to start thinking about applications of...

August 9, 2017  4:20 PM

managed service provider (MSP)

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A managed service provider (MSP) is a company that remotely manages a customer's IT infrastructure and/or end-user systems, typically on a proactive basis and under a subscription model.


July 25, 2017  5:46 PM

algorithmic transparency

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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...


April 28, 2017  2:15 PM

group think

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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 4, 2017  3:59 PM

cloud bursting

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Cloud bursting is an application deployment model in which an application normally runs in a private cloud or local data center but can also run in a public cloud when the demand for computing capacity spikes.


March 27, 2017  3:39 PM

Slack software

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Slack software is cloud-based collaboration software suite. Originally founded in 2009 as a chat tool for a now-defunct gaming technology, Slack has gained currency among enterprises and is broadening into a collaboration platform with capabilities beyond just messaging.


March 14, 2017  4:24 PM

six degrees of separation

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Six degrees of separation is the theory that any person on the planet can be connected to any other person on the planet through a chain of acquaintances that has no more than five intermediaries.


February 20, 2017  3:20 PM

Microsoft HoloLens

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Microsoft HoloLens is a virtual reality (VR) headset with transparent lenses for an augmented reality experience. Continued… Quote of the Day

"HoloLens is immersive, and is...


February 9, 2017  4:23 PM

HIPAA Security Rule

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The Security Standards for the Protection of Electronic Protected Health Information, commonly known as the HIPAA Security Rule, establishes national standards for securing patient data that is stored or transferred electronically.


January 27, 2017  5:10 PM

supply chain visibility (SCV)

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Supply chain visibility (SCV) is the ability of parts, components or products in transit to be tracked from the manufacturer to their final destination. The goal of SCV is to improve and strengthen the supply chain by making data readily available to all stakeholders, including the customer.


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