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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 18, 2019 18 Aug'19

    machine learning operations (MLOps)

    Machine learning operations (MLOps) is the integration of development/operations (DevOps) and machine learning.  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



  • 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, ...


  • quantum key distribution (QKD)

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

  • identity theft

    Identity theft, also known as identity fraud, is a crime in which an imposter obtains key pieces of personally identifiable ...

  • 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 ...