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center of excellence

A center of excellence (CoE) is a team of skilled knowledge workers whose mission is to provide the organization they work for with best practices around a particular area of interest.See More

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operational excellence

Operational excellence is a methodology of striving for efficacy throughout an organization’s processes. Operational excellence is part of organizational leadership and organizational intelligence.

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Digital transformation in logistics: Delmar begins tech overhaul

Delmar International has agreed to move its IT infrastructure to Rackspace managed services, representing a huge shift for Delmar's IT strategy and ...

Digital transformation consulting offers CIOs tech, cultural change

An emerging crop of digital transformation consulting firms such as VertitechIT and Quisitive aims to help enterprises navigate the technical and ...

Gartner Catalyst conference keynote shows, tells IT what to build for next

The research outfit's conference for tech pros takes a novel storytelling approach to guide IT on building for a digital future.

Digital transformation projects cry out for a human touch

Don't do digital for digital's sake, CIOs and industry observers say -- solve a business problem. Also: SoftBank grabs Boston Dynamics; Apple ...

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  • Whistleblower Protection Act

    The Whistleblower Protection Act of 1989 is a law that protects federal government employees in the United States from ...

  • smart contract

    A smart contract, also known as a cryptocontract, is a computer program that directly controls the transfer of digital currencies...

  • 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...

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  • challenge-response authentication

    In information security, challenge-response authentication is a type of authentication protocol where one entity presents a ...

  • Secure Shell (SSH)

    SSH, also known as Secure Shell or Secure Socket Shell, is a network protocol that gives users, particularly system ...

  • honeypot (computing)

    A honeypot is a network-attached system set up as a decoy to lure cyberattackers and to detect, deflect or study hacking attempts...

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  • virtual disaster recovery

    Virtual disaster recovery is a type of DR that typically involves replication and allows a user to fail over to virtualized ...

  • tabletop exercise (TTX)

    A tabletop exercise (TTX) is a disaster preparedness activity that takes participants through the process of dealing with a ...

  • risk mitigation

    Risk mitigation is a strategy to prepare for and lessen the effects of threats faced by a data center.

SearchStorage

  • exbibyte (EiB)

    An exbibyte (EiB) is a unit used to measure data capacity.

  • zebibyte (ZiB)

    A zebibyte (ZiB) is a unit used to measure computing and storage capacity.

  • tiered storage

    Tiered storage is a way to assign different categories of data to various types of storage media with the objective of reducing ...

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