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

November, 2018


November 30, 2018  7:08 PM

OSI model (Open Systems Interconnection)

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OSI (Open Systems Interconnection) is a reference model for how applications communicate over a network. Continued… Quote of the Day

"The Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model describes how...

November 29, 2018  7:03 PM

immutable infrastructure

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Immutable infrastructure is an approach to virtual resource management in which a component is built, tested and deployed once and discarded if it needs to be changed. Continued… Quote of the...


November 28, 2018  7:14 PM

sales force automation (SFA)

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Sales force automation (SFA) software is programming that streamlines the collection, analysis and distribution of data in a sales pipeline. Continued… Quote of the Day

"Sales force...


November 27, 2018  5:50 PM

data stewardship

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Data stewardship is the management and oversight of an organization's data assets to help provide business users with high-quality data that is easily accessible in a consistent manner.


November 26, 2018  5:44 PM

two-factor authentication (2FA)

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Two-factor authentication (2FA), sometimes referred to as two-step verification or dual factor authentication, is a security process in which the user must provide two authentication factors to verify identity.


November 20, 2018  6:53 PM

PHI breach

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A PHI breach is the unauthorized access, use or disclosure of protected health information (PHI) from an electronic health record (EHR). Continued… Quote of the...


November 19, 2018  5:36 PM

cloud service provider

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert

A cloud service provider (CSP) is a company that offers infrastructure as a service (IaaS), software as a service (SaaS) or platform as a service (PaaS) to other businesses or individuals.


November 16, 2018  5:39 PM

social engineering

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert

Social engineering is an attack vector that relies heavily on human interaction and often involves manipulating people into breaking normal security procedures and best practices in order to gain access to systems, networks or physical locations, or for financial gain.


November 15, 2018  5:33 PM

customer experience management

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Customer experience management (CEM or CXM) is the collection of processes a company uses to track, oversee and organize every interaction between a customer and the organization throughout the customer lifecycle.


November 14, 2018  8:51 PM

process mining software

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert

Process mining software is a type of program that analyzes data in enterprise application event logs in order to learn how business processes are actually working. Continued… Quote of the...


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