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  • July 25, 2011 25 Jul'11

    open source hardware (open hardware)

    Open source hardware, also called open hardware, is electronic or computer hardware built from design information that could be copyrighted or licensed but has instead been made available for public use at no charge.  Continue Reading

  • July 20, 2011 20 Jul'11

    EBIF (Enhanced TV Binary Interchange Format)

    EBIF (Enhanced TV Binary Interchange Format) is a collection of signaling and messaging specifications that makes it possible for television program producers and advertisers to create and serve interactive multimedia content through a television's ...  Continue Reading

  • July 20, 2011 20 Jul'11

    fever chart

    A fever chart is a graphical representation showing change of a variable over time.  Continue Reading

  • July 19, 2011 19 Jul'11

    auto 3-D (autostereoscopic imaging)

    Auto 3-D, more formally known as autostereoscopic imaging, is a display technology that enables a 3-D (three dimensional) effect without requiring the viewer to wear special glasses.  Continue Reading

  • July 19, 2011 19 Jul'11

    business process transformation

    Business process transformation (BPT) is an effort to significantly improve the actions required to accomplish an organizational goal.  Continue Reading

  • July 15, 2011 15 Jul'11

    pastebin

    A pastebin is a Web application that allows users to upload and share text online.  Continue Reading

  • July 15, 2011 15 Jul'11

    interactive TV (interactive television)

    Interactive TV (ITV or iTV) is an approach to television advertising and programming that creates the opportunity for viewers to communicate with advertisers and programming executives by responding to a call to action.  Continue Reading

  • July 14, 2011 14 Jul'11

    federated cloud (cloud federation)

    A federated cloud (also called cloud federation) is the deployment and management of multiple external and internal cloud computing services to match business needs.  Continue Reading

  • July 13, 2011 13 Jul'11

    coworking

    Coworking is a business services provision model that involves individuals working independently or collaboratively in shared office space.  Continue Reading

  • July 12, 2011 12 Jul'11

    counterthreat operations team (CTOps team)

    A counterthreat operations team (CT Ops team) is a group of security information specialists who pro-actively monitor an information technology network for external and internal threats and respond to threats with both immediate actions and ...  Continue Reading

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  • internal audit (IA)

    An internal audit (IA) is an organizational initiative to monitor and analyze its own business operations in order to determine ...

  • pure risk (absolute risk)

    Pure risk, also called absolute risk, is a category of threat that is beyond human control and has only one possible outcome if ...

  • risk assessment

    Risk assessment is the identification of hazards that could negatively impact an organization's ability to conduct business.

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  • security information and event management (SIEM)

    Security information and event management (SIEM) is an approach to security management that seeks to provide a holistic view of ...

  • polymorphic virus

    A polymorphic virus is a harmful, destructive or intrusive type of malware that can change or 'morph,' making it difficult to ...

  • cyberterrorism

    According to the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation, cyberterrorism is any 'premeditated, politically motivated attack against ...

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  • accountable care organization (ACO)

    An accountable care organization (ACO) is an association of hospitals, healthcare providers and insurers in which all parties ...

  • patient engagement

    Patient engagement is an ideal healthcare situation in which people are well-informed about -- and motivated to be involved -- in...

  • personal health record (PHR)

    A personal health record (PHR) is a collection of health-related information that is documented and maintained by the individual ...

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  • business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR)

    Business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR) are closely related practices that describe an organization's preparation for ...

  • business continuity plan (BCP)

    A business continuity plan (BCP) is a document that consists of the critical information an organization needs to continue ...

  • call tree

    A call tree -- sometimes referred to as a phone tree -- is a telecommunications chain for notifying specific individuals of an ...

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  • hybrid hard disk drive (HDD)

    A hybrid hard disk drive is an electromechanical spinning hard disk that contains some amount of NAND Flash memory.

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