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

October, 2018


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 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

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert

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...


October 17, 2018  4:46 PM

COPE (corporate-owned, personally-enabled)

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert

COPE (corporate-owned, personally-enabled) is a business model in which an organization provides its employees with mobile computing devices and allows the employees to use them as if they were personally-owned notebook computers, tablets or smartphones.


October 16, 2018  4:43 PM

talent pipeline

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A talent pipeline is a group of job candidates who are able to immediately step in and fill an open position. Continued… Quote of the Day

"Because jobs are changing so fast, you're...


October 15, 2018  4:40 PM

PACS

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PACS (picture archiving and communication system) is a medical imaging technology used primarily in healthcare organizations to securely store and digitally transmit electronic images and clinically-relevant reports.


October 12, 2018  4:33 PM

12 factor app (twelve-factor app)

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert

Twelve-factor app is a methodology for building distributed applications that run in the cloud and are delivered as a service. Continued… Quote of the Day

"Any developer...


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