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  • November 30, 2018 30 Nov'18

    attention training

    Attention training is a technique or system designed to help people focus on the issue at hand, concentrate more effectively, procrastinate less and make better decisions in less time.  Continue Reading

  • November 30, 2018 30 Nov'18

    prediction error

    A prediction error is the failure of some expected event to occur.  Continue Reading

  • November 29, 2018 29 Nov'18


    Procrastination is the habit of delaying tasks beyond a realistic timeframe for their completion.  Continue Reading

  • November 28, 2018 28 Nov'18

    formal methods

    Formal methods are the use of a specific mathematical technique for the specification, development and verification of systems in both software and electronic hardware.  Continue Reading

  • November 28, 2018 28 Nov'18

    Worse is Better

    Worse is Better is a software design principle that states that software quality is not wholly dependent on the number features of functions and that less is often more.  Continue Reading

  • November 28, 2018 28 Nov'18

    L3 Harris Technologies

    L3 Harris Technologies is a military technology company. The merger of L3 and Harris Technology is expected to make L3 Harris Technologies the seventh largest defense contractor in the world,  Continue Reading

  • November 28, 2018 28 Nov'18

    YAGNI principle ("You Aren't Gonna Need It")

    YAGNI principle ("You Aren't Gonna Need It") is a practice in software development which states that features should only be added when required. As a part of the extreme programming (XP) philosophy, YAGNI trims away excess and inefficiency in ...  Continue Reading

  • November 28, 2018 28 Nov'18

    Rule of Least Power

    The Rule of Least Power is the notion that a programmer should use the least powerful programming language required to code for a given requirement.  Continue Reading

  • November 28, 2018 28 Nov'18

    sales force automation (SFA)

    Sales force automation (SFA) software is programming that streamlines the collection, analysis and distribution of data in a sales pipeline.  Continue Reading

  • November 27, 2018 27 Nov'18

    over sampling and under sampling

    Over sampling and under sampling are techniques used in data mining and data analytics to modify unequal data classes to create balanced data sets.  Continue Reading

  • November 27, 2018 27 Nov'18

    imperative programming

    Imperative programming is a software development paradigm where functions are implicitly coded in all the steps required to solve a problem.  Continue Reading

  • November 26, 2018 26 Nov'18

    index fund

    An index fund is a type of mutual fund collection that follows the trend of a given security or market index, which represents a number of sectors of a market and offers comprehensive exposure to several markets.  Continue Reading

  • November 17, 2018 17 Nov'18

    classical computing

    Classical computing is the typical type of binary data processing in traditional types of processors including x86, ARM and other bit based computer systems.  Continue Reading

  • November 17, 2018 17 Nov'18


    ContinuousNEXT is a business strategy suggested by Gartner to position technology companies for success in constant change.  Continue Reading

  • November 17, 2018 17 Nov'18

    dimensionality reduction

    Dimensionality reduction is a machine learning (ML) or statistical technique of reducing the amount of random variables in a problem by obtaining a set of principal variables.  Continue Reading

  • November 17, 2018 17 Nov'18

    augmented analytics

    Augmented analytics is the use of machine learning (ML) and natural language processing (NLP) to enhance data analytics, data sharing and business intelligence.  Continue Reading

  • November 17, 2018 17 Nov'18

    quantum as a service (QaaS)

    Quantum as a service (QaaS) is the offering of quantum compute facilities as an on demand service.  Continue Reading

  • November 16, 2018 16 Nov'18


    Metacognition is the ability to reflect on one’s own cognitive processes.  Continue Reading

  • November 15, 2018 15 Nov'18

    ToFu, MoFu and BoFu

    ToFu, MoFu and BoFu is a method used by sales and marketing professionals to pace and cater their approach to sales leads within a sales funnel, depending on the customer’s current phase of the purchase decision.  Continue Reading

  • November 14, 2018 14 Nov'18

    support-driven development

    Support-driven development is a strategy used by developers to create products that fit the needs of customers by designing them based on direct customer feedback.  Continue Reading



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    Risk management is the process of identifying, assessing and controlling threats to an organization's capital and earnings.

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    Compliance as a Service (CaaS) is a cloud service service level agreement (SLA) that specified how a managed service provider (...

  • data protection impact assessment (DPIA)

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  • quantum key distribution (QKD)

    Quantum key distribution (QKD) is a secure communication method for exchanging encryption keys only known between shared parties.

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  • cybercrime

    Cybercrime is any criminal activity that involves a computer, networked device or a network.



  • disaster recovery (DR)

    Disaster recovery (DR) is an area of security planning that aims to protect an organization from the effects of significant ...

  • disaster recovery plan (DRP)

    A disaster recovery plan (DRP) is a documented, structured approach that describes how an organization can quickly resume work ...

  • business continuity plan (BCP)

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


  • cloud storage

    Cloud storage is a service model in which data is transmitted and stored on remote storage systems, where it is maintained, ...

  • secondary storage

    Secondary storage is storage for noncritical data that will not be frequently accessed.

  • logical unit number (LUN)

    A logical unit number (LUN) is a unique identifier for designating an individual or collection of physical or virtual storage ...