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  • August 28, 2019 28 Aug'19

    change fatigue

    Change fatigue is an organizational affliction that results from management-led change initiatives. It can surface when management introduces too many changes in a short period of time.  Continue Reading

  • August 27, 2019 27 Aug'19

    wake word

    A wake word is a phrase spoken to the Amazon Echo hands-free speaker and virtual assistant that causes the device to "wake up" and process a user's request.  Continue Reading

  • August 27, 2019 27 Aug'19

    concentrated solar power (CSP)

    Concentrated solar power (CSP) is an approach to generating electricity in which mirrors are used to reflect, concentrate and focus sunlight onto a specific point. The concentrated light is converted into into heat, which in turn is used to create ...  Continue Reading

  • August 16, 2019 16 Aug'19

    progressive profiling

    Progressive profiling is a marketing technique that involves gradually collecting information about leads, or prospective customers, with iterative releases of forms asking questions intended to advance the sales cycle.  Continue Reading

  • August 16, 2019 16 Aug'19

    email address internationalization (EAI)

    Email address internationalization (EAI) is a process that enables email addresses with either the domain name or mailbox name in different languages and scripts to work properly when sending and receiving emails.  Continue Reading

  • August 15, 2019 15 Aug'19


    A cinemagraph is an image that combines still photography with active video to create a picture that contains a small moving element while the rest is frozen.  Continue Reading

  • August 15, 2019 15 Aug'19


    Acxiom is an identity based marketing company and data broker that specializes in personalized marketing.  Continue Reading

  • August 15, 2019 15 Aug'19

    Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)

    Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) is a division of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) that is tasked with the defense of the infrastructure of the internet and the charge to design measures to improve the infrastructure’...  Continue Reading

  • August 15, 2019 15 Aug'19

    low earth orbit (LEO) satellite

    A low earth orbit (LEO) satellite is an object, generally an electronic piece of equipment, that circles around the earth at lower altitudes than geosynchronous satellites.  Continue Reading

  • August 14, 2019 14 Aug'19


    Stablecoin is a fixed-price cryptocurrency whose market value is attached to another stable asset..  Continue Reading

  • August 14, 2019 14 Aug'19

    quantum microphone

    A quantum microphone is an extremely device that detects the smallest particles of sound, such as packets of vibrational energy called phonons.  Continue Reading

  • August 14, 2019 14 Aug'19

    processor (CPU)

    A processor is the logic circuitry that responds to and processes the basic instructions that drive a computer.  Continue Reading

  • August 12, 2019 12 Aug'19

    cost per sale (CPS)

    The cost per sale (CPS), also known as the pay per sale, is a metric used by advertising teams to determine the amount of money paid for every sale generated by a specific advertisement.  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, ...


  • Web application firewall (WAF)

    A web application firewall (WAF) is a firewall that monitors, filters and blocks data packets as they travel to and from a ...

  • spyware

    Spyware is a type of malicious software -- or malware -- that is installed on a computing device without the end user's knowledge.

  • application whitelisting

    Application whitelisting is the practice of specifying an index of approved software applications or executable files that are ...



  • 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. 


  • DRAM (dynamic random access memory)

    Dynamic random access memory (DRAM) is a type of semiconductor memory that is typically used for the data or program code needed ...

  • RAID 10 (RAID 1+0)

    RAID 10, also known as RAID 1+0, is a RAID configuration that combines disk mirroring and disk striping to protect data.

  • PCIe SSD (PCIe solid-state drive)

    A PCIe SSD (PCIe solid-state drive) is a high-speed expansion card that attaches a computer to its peripherals.