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

June, 2017


June 16, 2017  2:25 PM

native cloud application (NCA)

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Native application

A native cloud application (NCA) is a program that is designed specifically for a cloud computing architecture. Continued… Quote of the Day

"Cloud-native applications...

June 14, 2017  8:58 PM

erasure coding

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
Erasure coding, Object storage, RAID

Erasure coding (EC) is a method of data protection in which data is broken into fragments, expanded and encoded with redundant data pieces and stored across a set of different locations or storage media.


June 13, 2017  7:22 PM

Wave Analytics

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data visualiation, salesforce

Wave Analytics is a business intelligence (BI) platform from Salesforce.com that is optimized for mobile access and data visualization. Continued… Quote of the...


June 12, 2017  2:42 PM

EU Data Protection Directive

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
GDPR, privacy

EU Data Protection Directive is a regulation adopted by the European Union to protect the privacy and protection of all personal data collected for or about citizens of the EU, especially as it relates to processing, using, or exchanging such data.


June 9, 2017  2:38 PM

human resources analytics (talent analytics)

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
HR analytics

Human resources analytics, also called talent analytics, is the application of sophisticated data mining and business analytics (BA) techniques to human resources (HR) data.


June 8, 2017  8:59 PM

single sign-on (SSO)

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2FA, Single sign-on

Single sign-on (SSO) is a session and user authentication service that allows an end user to provide one set of login credentials (such as name and password) and be able to access multiple applications.


June 7, 2017  8:05 PM

disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS)

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
Disaster Recovery, DRaaS

Disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) is the replication and hosting of physical or virtual servers by a third party to provide failover in the event of a man-made or natural catastrophe.


June 6, 2017  3:55 PM

software asset management (SAM)

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
COBIT, Compliance, Software licenses

Software asset management (SAM) is the administration of processes, policies and procedures that support the procurement, deployment, use, maintenance and disposal of software applications within an organization.


June 5, 2017  6:43 PM

edge analytics

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
Edge analytics

Edge analytics is an approach to data collection and analysis in which an automated analytical computation is performed on data at a sensor, network switch or other device instead of waiting for the data to be sent back to a centralized data store.


June 2, 2017  5:58 PM

The Paris Agreement

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
Renewable energy

The Paris Agreement is an international treaty intended to reduce the emission of greenhouse gases. Continued… Quote of the Day

"Since the Paris Agreement is basically a set...


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