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data preprocessing

Definition | SearchSQLServer

Data preprocessing describes any type of processing performed on raw data to prepare it for another processing procedure.


Definition | SearchSQLServer

Metadata is a description of data.

chief customer officer (CCO)

Definition | SearchCRM

A chief customer officer, or customer experience officer, is generally responsible for customer research, communicating with company employees and ...


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Contiguity (from Latin contiguus and contingere, to have contact with) is the state of being in close proximity with or even touching another object.

WMTS (wireless medical telemetry service)

Definition | SearchHealthIT

WMTS (wireless medical telemetry services) is the remote monitoring of a patient's physiological parameters, such as pulse and respiration rates, ...

Mobile Active Defense (MAD)

Definition | SearchMobileComputing

Mobile Active Defense’s main product is the Mobile Enterprise Compliance and Security Server (MECS).

NASSCOM (National Association of Software and Services Companies)

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The National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) is a not-for-profit Indian consortium created to promote the development of the...

knowledge process outsourcing (KPO)

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Knowledge process outsourcing (KPO) is the allocation of relatively high-level tasks to an outside organization or a different group within the same ...

SAP Integration Repository

Definition | SearchSAP

SAP Integration Repository is the design configuration piece of the SAP Exchange Infrastructure (XI), the process integration layer of the NetWeaver ...

opinion mining (sentiment mining)

Definition | SearchBusinessAnalytics

Opinion mining is a process for tracking the mood of the public about a certain product, for example, by building a system to examine the ...



  • risk map (risk heat map)

    A risk map, also known as a risk heat map, is a data visualization tool for communicating specific risks an organization faces. A...

  • 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 ...


  • cloud ecosystem

    A cloud ecosystem is a complex system of interdependent components that all work together to enable cloud services.

  • cloud services

    Cloud services is an umbrella term that may refer to a variety of resources provided over the internet, or to professional ...

  • uncloud (de-cloud)

    The term uncloud describes the action or process of removing applications and data from a cloud computing platform.


  • federated identity management (FIM)

    Federated identity management (FIM) is an arrangement that can be made among multiple enterprises to let subscribers use the same...

  • cross-site scripting (XSS)

    Cross-site scripting (XSS) is a type of injection security attack in which an attacker injects data, such as a malicious script, ...

  • firewall

    In computing, a firewall is software or firmware that enforces a set of rules about what data packets will be allowed to enter or...




  • bad block

    A bad block is an area of storage media that is no longer reliable for storing and retrieving data because it has been physically...

  • all-flash array (AFA)

    An all-flash array (AFA), also known as a solid-state storage disk system, is an external storage array that uses only flash ...

  • volume manager

    A volume manager is software within an operating system (OS) that controls capacity allocation for storage arrays.


  • hybrid hard disk drive (HDD)

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