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  • July 31, 2019 31 Jul'19

    labor law

    Labor law is legislation specifying responsibilities and rights in employment, particularly the responsibilities of the employer and the rights of the employee.  Continue Reading

  • July 31, 2019 31 Jul'19

    service chaining

    Service chaining, in an information technology (IT) context, is the addition of software-defined networking (SDN) capabilities in a specific sequence.   Continue Reading

  • July 31, 2019 31 Jul'19

    dark web (darknet)

    The dark web, also referred to as the darknet, is an encrypted portion of the internet that is not indexed by search engines and requires specific configuration or authorization to access.  Continue Reading

  • July 31, 2019 31 Jul'19

    continuous innovation

    Continuous innovation is an iterative process of incorporating both modest, incremental and radical revolutionary improvements in processes, product designs, services and technologies.  Continue Reading

  • July 31, 2019 31 Jul'19

    asset management

    Asset management is a financial service offered by professional firms for the holding, transferring, buying and selling of different types of cash and investments.  Continue Reading

  • July 31, 2019 31 Jul'19

    evolutionary computation

    Evolutionary computation is a subfield of artificial intelligence (AI) and is used extensively in complex optimization problems where there are many combinations and for continuous optimization.  Continue Reading

  • July 31, 2019 31 Jul'19

    Mandela Effect

    The Mandela Effect is an observed phenomenon in which a large segment of the population misremembers a significant event or shares a memory of an event that did not actually occur.  Continue Reading

  • July 30, 2019 30 Jul'19

    industrial and organizational psychology (I/O psychology)

    Industrial and organizational (I/O) psychology is an area of study that applies psychological research, principles and practices to improve the functioning and experience of people in the workplace.  Continue Reading

  • July 30, 2019 30 Jul'19

    workplace positive psychology

    Workplace positive psychology is a subset of Industrial and Organizational (I/O) psychology that seeks optimization of the work experience from the employee’s perspective.  Continue Reading

  • July 30, 2019 30 Jul'19

    lambda (general definition)

    Lambda, the 11th letter of the Greek alphabet, is used as a symbol in optical fiber networking, in mathematics and in computer programming.  Continue Reading

  • July 30, 2019 30 Jul'19

    private certificate authority (CA)

    Private CA stands for private certificate authority and is an enterprise specific certificate authority that functions like a publicly trusted CA but is exclusively run by or for the enterprise.  Continue Reading

  • July 30, 2019 30 Jul'19

    Center for Humane Technology

    The Center for Humane Technology (CHT) is an organization dedicated to mitigating the negative effects of digital technology, which they refer to as human downgrading.  Continue Reading

  • July 29, 2019 29 Jul'19


    Apache CloudStack is an open source infrastructure as a service (IaaS) platform that allows IT service providers to offer public cloud services. CloudStack can also be used by businesses that want to provide their own private cloud and hybrid clouds...  Continue Reading

  • July 29, 2019 29 Jul'19

    HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol)

    HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol) is the set of rules for transferring files, such as text, graphic images, sound, video, and other multimedia files, on the World Wide Web.  Continue Reading

  • July 26, 2019 26 Jul'19

    labor productivity ratio

    The labor productivity ratio is a metric expressing the number of work units produced per time worked.  Continue Reading

  • July 25, 2019 25 Jul'19

    social currency

    Social currency is the personal assets and attributes of an individual that help them succeed in interactive social channels.  Continue Reading

  • July 25, 2019 25 Jul'19

    humane tech

    The humane tech movement is a growing initiative dedicated to aligning technology to human needs rather than exploiting human vulnerabilities for profit, as has too often been the model in the past.  Continue Reading

  • July 25, 2019 25 Jul'19


    MicroLED is a technology used in displays consisting of microscopic light emitting diodes of different colors arranged into an array.  Continue Reading

  • July 24, 2019 24 Jul'19

    Milgram experiment (Behavioral Study on obedience)

    The Milgram experiment is a famous psychological study exploring the willingness of individuals to follow the orders of authorities when those orders conflict with the individual’s own moral judgment.  Continue Reading

  • July 24, 2019 24 Jul'19

    graph analytics

    Graph analytics is a category of tools used to visually represent big data and apply algorithms to better understand the relationship between graph database entries.  Continue Reading



  • risk management

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

  • compliance as a service (CaaS)

    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)

    A data protection impact assessment (DPIA) is a process designed to help organizations determine how data processing systems, ...


  • cybersecurity insurance (cybersecurity liability insurance)

    Cybersecurity insurance, also called cyber liability insurance or cyber insurance, is a contract that an entity can purchase to ...

  • phishing

    Phishing is a form of fraud in which an attacker masquerades as a reputable entity or person in email or other communication ...

  • cybercrime

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



  • business continuity plan (BCP)

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

  • disaster recovery team

    A disaster recovery team is a group of individuals focused on planning, implementing, maintaining, auditing and testing an ...

  • cloud insurance

    Cloud insurance is any type of financial or data protection obtained by a cloud service provider. 


  • NVMe over Fabrics (NVMe-oF)

    NVMe over Fabrics, also known as NVMe-oF and non-volatile memory express over fabrics, is a protocol specification designed to ...

  • logical unit number (LUN)

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

  • CIFS (Common Internet File System)

    CIFS (Common Internet File System) is a protocol that gained popularity around the year 2000, as vendors worked to establish an ...