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

October, 2018


October 31, 2018  8:14 PM

BeeMe (MIT Media Lab)

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BeeMe is a web-based social experiment that will be hosted by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab at 11pm on October 31, 2018. Continued… Quote of the Day

"Crowdsourcing relies on the...

October 30, 2018  7:59 PM

Red Hat

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Red Hat is a software company that assembles open source components for the Linux operating system and related programs into distribution packages that can easily be ordered and implemented. Continued… Quote of...


October 29, 2018  8:04 PM

mission-critical application

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A mission-critical application is a software program or suite of related programs that must function continuously in order for a business or segment of a business to be successful.


October 26, 2018  8:25 PM

Net Promoter Score (NPS)

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Net Promoter Score (NPS) is a metric for assessing customer loyalty for a company's brand, products or services. Continued… Quote of the Day

"NPS can help CIOs continually rate and...


October 25, 2018  8:29 PM

streaming data architecture

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A streaming data architecture is an information technology framework that puts the focus on processing data in motion and treats extract-transform-load (ETL) batch processing as just one more event in a continuous stream of events.


October 24, 2018  8:22 PM

IT monitoring

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IT monitoring is the process to gather metrics about the operations of an IT environment's hardware and software to ensure everything functions as expected to support applications and services.


October 23, 2018  4:56 PM

gig economy

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A gig economy is a free market system in which temporary positions are common and organizations contract with independent workers for short-term engagements. Continued… Quote of the Day

"In...


October 22, 2018  4:54 PM

DNA storage

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DNA storage is the process of encoding and decoding binary data onto and from synthesized strands of DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid). Continued… Quote of the Day

"Despite the challenges that come with...


October 19, 2018  4:52 PM

robotics quotient

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Robotics quotient (RQ) is a way of scoring a company or individual's ability to work effectively with robots, just as intelligence quotient (IQ) tests provide a score that helps gauge human cognitive abilities.


October 18, 2018  4:49 PM

3Vs (volume, variety and velocity)

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3Vs (volume, variety and velocity) are three defining properties or dimensions of big data. Continued… Quote of the Day

"Industry experts typically classify big data using the 3Vs model: volume, variety...


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