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

September, 2018


September 28, 2018  7:53 PM

multifactor authentication (MFA)

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Multifactor authentication (MFA) is a security system that requires more than one method of authentication from independent categories of credentials to verify the user’s identity for a login or other transaction.

September 27, 2018  7:29 PM

alpha testing

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Alpha testing is the initial phase of validating whether a new product will perform as expected. Continued… Quote of the Day

"Modern testing is good news for QA teams, because it...


September 26, 2018  7:25 PM

multichannel contact center

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert

A multichannel contact center is a call center that allows agents to interact with customers over several communication channels, but each channel operates in isolation. Continued… Quote of the...


September 25, 2018  7:18 PM

ITSM (IT Service Management)

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert

IT service management (ITSM) is a general term that describes a strategic approach to designing, delivering, managing and improving the way businesses use information technology services. Continued... Quote of the...


September 24, 2018  7:13 PM

storage at the edge

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert

Storage at the edge is the collective methods and technologies that capture and retain digital information at the periphery of the network, as close to the originating source as possible. Continued… Quote...


September 21, 2018  7:06 PM

supervised learning

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert

Supervised learning, in the context of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning, is a type of system in which both input and desired output data are provided. Continued… Quote of the...


September 20, 2018  6:55 PM

Google Duplex

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert

Google Duplex is an artificial intelligence (AI) chat agent that can carry out specific verbal tasks, such as making a reservation or appointment, over the phone. Continued… Quote of the Day

"By...


September 19, 2018  6:52 PM

virtual network functions (VNF)

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert

Virtual network functions (VNFs) are virtualized tasks formerly carried out by proprietary, dedicated hardware. Continued… Quote of the Day

"A VNF refers to the implementation of a...


September 18, 2018  6:48 PM

Windows as a service

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert

Windows as a service is the approach Microsoft introduced with Windows 10 to deploy, update and service the operating system. Continued... Quote of the Day

"To determine...


September 17, 2018  8:32 PM

buffer overflow

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert

Buffer overflow is what happens when a program or process attempts to write too much data to the buffer, a segment of computer memory reserved for temporary data storage. Continued… Quote of the...


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