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shadow app

Shadow apps are software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications that are used on business networks but are not supplied by the IT department or even visible to them. Shadow apps are often collaborative software, such as unified communication and collaboration (UCC) applications that enable greater ... More

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"Users will continue to leverage the cloud if it makes their jobs easier, regardless of official policy." -- George Lawton

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    Which software development model got its name from rugby football?
    a. Scrum
    b. Kanban
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    data lake

    A data lake uses a flat architecture to store data.

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Legal entity identifier, other semantic data mean better governance

When Lehman Brothers failed in 2008, regulators and other banks had precious little data to gauge wider financial risks. Enter legal entity identifiers, a form of semantic data.