Relationship marketing is a customer relationship management strategy designed to encourage strong, lasting customer connections to a brand. The goal is to generate repeat sales, encourage word-of-mouth promotion and gather customer information.
Customer relationship management (CRM) refers to the practices, strategies and technologies that companies use to manage, record and evaluate customer interactions in order to drive sales growth by deepening and enriching relationships with their customer bases.
An entity-relationship diagram (ERD) is a type of data modeling that shows a graphical representation of objects or concepts within an information system or organization and their relationship to one another.
The Advanced Encryption Standard or AES is a symmetric block cipher used by the U.S. government to protect classified information and is implemented in software and hardware throughout the world to encrypt sensitive data.
Erasure coding (EC) is a method of data protection in which data is broken into fragments, expanded and encoded with redundant data pieces, and stored across a set of different locations, such as disks, storage nodes or geographic locations.
Specification by example (SBE) is a user-driven contextual approach to defining software requirements. This approach encourages communication between a project's business owners and the software development team while also aligning software specifications with user acceptance testing.
Agile business intelligence (BI) is a fast and flexible process that uses agile software development (ASD) methodologies to enable rapid development and allow users to efficiently adapt intelligence-based strategy to business needs.
Critical success factors are a limited number of key variables or conditions that have a tremendous impact on how successfully and effectively an organization meets its mission or the strategic goals or objectives of a program or project.
API management is the process of publishing, promoting and overseeing application programming interfaces (APIs) in a secure, scalable environment. It also includes the creation of end user support resources that define and document the API.
Network Access Quarantine Control (NAQC) is a Resource Kit tool in Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008 that allows administrators to prevent remote client computers from connecting to their network with machines that aren't secure.
Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) is a server role in Active Directory that allows admins to manage and store information about resources from a network, as well as application data, in a distributed database.