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

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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.

July 6, 2017  7:56 PM

uninterruptible power supply (UPS)

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
Data Center, Load bank, Uninterruptible Power Supply

An uninterruptible power supply (UPS) is a device that allows a computer to keep running for at least a short time when the primary power source is lost. It also provides protection from power surges.


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 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...


May 3, 2017  7:08 PM

Salesforce Einstein

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
Artificial intelligence, Salesforce.com

Salesforce Einstein is artificial intelligence (AI) technology that has been developed for the Salesforce Customer Success Platform.


April 5, 2017  7:58 PM

firmware

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
Firmware, Hardware

Firmware is programming that's written to the non-volatile memory of a hardware device. Continued… Quote of the Day

"With firmware maintenance being considered an operations function rather than a...


January 20, 2017  6:21 PM

change control

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse
Change control management, Change management

Change control is a systematic approach to managing all changes made to a product or system. The purpose is to ensure that no unnecessary changes are made, that all changes are documented, that services are not unnecessarily disrupted and that resources are used efficiently. Within information...


January 10, 2017  10:32 PM

mechatronics

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse
Artificial intelligence, Deep learning, Machine learning

Mechatronics is a branch of engineering that focuses on designing, manufacturing and maintaining products that have both mechanical and electronic components. Continued… Quote of the Day

"In the...


October 21, 2016  3:31 PM

sock puppet marketing

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse
Technology

Sock puppet marketing is the use of a false identity to artificially stimulate demand for a product, brand or service. Continued… Quote of the Day

"It sounds harmless, but don't be fooled....


July 30, 2014  1:58 PM

Explaining SMAC (social, mobile, analytics and cloud)

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse
Technology

WhatIs.com Word of the Day SMAC (social, mobile, analytics and cloud) is the concept that four technologies are currently driving business innovation. SMAC creates an ecosystem that...


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