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Topic Dictionary

This Topic Dictionary defines the categories and topics currently in use within InsightBase. InsightBase processes very large volumes of data — hundreds of millions of signals on a daily basis — gathered from online activity. This data needs organization and filters to make it useful.

One example of this organization is our grouping of individual topics into categories.

As an example, smart phones, tablets, and laptops are topics that are searchable together under the category “Mobile”.

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2D Animation Technology Creates movement in a two-dimensional artistic space
2D Animation Software Technology Two-dimensional images are rapidly sequenced to create the illusion of lifelike motion using software
3D Animation Technology Graphics that use a three-dimensional representation of geometric data that is stored in the computer for the purposes of performing calculations and rendering 2D images.
3D Animation Software Technology Developing a mathematical representation of any surface of an object in three dimensions via specialized software.
A/B Testing Marketing A/B testing (sometimes called split testing) is comparing two versions of a web page to see which one performs better
A10 Networks (ATEN) Companies A10 Networks is a U.S. public company, based in San Jose, Calif., that provides a range of high-performance application security and networking solutions that help organizations ensure that business critical applications are protected, reliable and always available.
Abbott Laboratories (ABT) Companies An American worldwide health care company
Ability Network Healthcare
ABN AMRO Companies ABN AMRO Bank N.V. is a Dutch bank with headquarters in Amsterdam.
ABO Grouping Healthcare ABO grouping is a test performed to determine an individual’s blood type.
Above the Fold Marketing Above the fold is the upper half of the front page of a newspaper or tabloid where an important news story or photograph is often located. Papers are often displayed to customers folded so that only the top half of the front page is visible.
Absence Management Human Resources Absence Management is a program to control the absences due to urgency, illness, or injury with controlling uninformed, unscheduled or excessive absenteeism.
Absolute Advantage Finance Absolute advantage is the ability of an individual or group to carry out a particular economic activity more efficiently than another individual or group.
Absolute Return Strategies Finance Aim to produce a positive return, even when share markets are volatile, flat or falling.
Absorb LMS Companies
Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) Technology The Accelerated Mobile Pages Project (AMP) is an open-source website publishing technology designed to improve the performance of web content and advertisements. The AMP Project led by Google is a competitor to Facebook’s Instant Articles,[1] and includes several other large search, social and web publishing platforms around the world.
Accenture Companies A global management consulting and professional services company
Access and Information Protection Technology Information protection policy is a document which provides guidelines to users on the processing, storage and transmission of sensitive information.
Access Control Technology In the fields of physical security and information security, access control is the selective restriction of access to a place or other resource.
Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) Healthcare The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA) is a statute enacted in 2005 by the government of Ontario, Canada for the purpose of improving accessibility standards for Ontarians with physical and mental disabilities to all public establishments by 2025
Accolade Companies Accolade is an on-demand healthcare concierge for employers, health plans and health systems.
Account Aggregation Finance Compiling information from different accounts, which may include bankaccounts, credit card accounts, investment accounts, and other consumer or business accounts, into a single place.
Account Based Marketing (ABM) Marketing
Account Based Marketing Platform Marketing
Account Overdrafts Finance Occurrence where money is withdrawn from a bank account and the available balance goes below zero.
Account Planning Finance Account planning is an advertising agency department and works alongside client facing managers (account management), buying advertising (media), and creating advertising (creative).
Account Reconciliation Finance Accounting process that uses two sets of records to ensure figures are accurate and in agreement.
Account Updater Finance Account Updater is a solution for merchants to refresh stored cardholder data by receiving updated card-on-file account data.
Accountable Care Organizations (ACO) Healthcare Groups of doctors, hospitals, and other health care providers, who come together voluntarily to give coordinated high quality care to their Medicare patients.
Account-Based Sales Development (ABSD) Finance Account-Based Sales Development (ABSD) is a strategic prospecting process that involves selling to targeted and highly valued accounts rather than focusing your prospecting efforts at the contact level.
Accounting Finance Measurement, processing and communication of financial information about economic entities
Accounting Audits Finance Process by which an organizations accounts, books, records, and documents are checked for accuracy
Accounting Automation Finance Process by which accounting procedures and transformed form manual procedures into automatic procedures
Accounting Compliance Finance Meeting financial reporting requirements
Accounting Consolidation Finance Process of consolidating financial statements
Accounting Data Finance
Accounting Journals Entries Finance Record of accounting transactions
Accounting Process Finance Procedure by which transactions are identified, reconciled, and recorded
Accounting Regulations Finance
Accounting Rules Finance
Accounts Receivable / Accounts Payable Finance Money owed to a company by its debtors/ Money owed by a company to its creditors
Accounts Receivable Financing Finance Accounts-receivable financing is a type of asset-financing arrangement in which a company uses its receivables outstanding invoices or money owed by customers to receive financing.
Accrual Method Finance Accounting method that records revenues and expenses when they are incurred, regardless of when cash is exchanged.
Accuity Companies A global provider of risk and compliance, payments and know-your-customer solutions
Acer Companies
ACH Manager Finance Allows a financial institution or organization to automate processing of all outgoing and incoming ACH files with a convenient, secure ASP-hosted solution
ACH Payments Sales ACH payments are electronic payments that are created when the customer gives an originating institution, corporation, or other customer (originator) authorization to debit directly from the customer’s checking or saving account for the purpose of bill payment.
ACH Solutions Finance Payment processing, payroll, diret deposit, consumer billing and other ACH transactions business use
ACI Worldwide (ACIW) Companies A payment systems company headquartered in Naples, Florida
ACID (Atomicity, Consistency, Isolation, Durability) Technology In computer science, ACID (Atomicity, Consistency, Isolation, Durability) of database transactions intended to guarantee validity even in the event of errors, power failures, etc. In the context of databases, a sequence of database operations that satisfies the ACID properties, and thus can be perceived as a single logical operation on the data, is called a transaction.
Acoustic Camera Technology An acoustic camera is an imaging device used to locate sound sources and to characterize them. It consists of a group of microphones also called microphone array that are simultaneously acquired to form a representation of the location of the sound sources.
Acquia Companies Acquia is a software-as-a-service company co-founded by Dries Buytaert and Jay Batson to provide enterprise products, services, and technical support for the open-source web content management platform Drupal.
Acquisio Companies A performance media solution that enables digital marketers to optimize their search campaigns and report on social, mobile and display initiatives.
Acquisition Strategy Administration The acquisition strategy is a comprehensive, integrated plan developed as part of acquisition planning activities. It describes the business, technical, and support strategies to manage program risks and meet program objectives.
Acronis Companies A private technology company that develops on-premises and cloud software for backup, disaster recovery, and secure file sync and share and data access.
Actian Companies Actian is an software company that manages and connects operational and analytic data for better performance, insights, and outcomes on premise, in the cloud, or both.
Actionable Insights Marketing Actionable insight is a term in data analytics and big data for information that can be acted upon or information that gives enough insight into the future that the actions that should be taken become clear for decision makers.
Active Directory Technology A window’s OS directory service that facilitates working with interconnected, complex and different network resources in a unified manner.
ActiveBase Marketing
Activist Investors Finance
Activity Monitoring Finance
Activity-Based Costing (ABC) Finance Process of assigning product overhead costs to specific activities
Actuators Technology An actuator is a component of a machine that is responsible for moving or controlling a mechanism or system, for example by actuating (opening or closing) a valve; in simple terms, it is a mover.
Acumatica Companies Acumatica, founded in 2008, is a technology provider that develops cloud- and browser-based enterprise resource planning software for small and medium-sized businesses.
Acute Care Healthcare A branch of secondary health care where a patient receives active but short-term treatment for a severe injury or episode of illness, an urgent medical condition, or during recovery from surgery.
Ad Blocking Technology Ad blocking or ad filtering is a type of software that can remove or alter advertising content from a webpage, website, or a mobile app. Ad blockers are available for a range of computer platforms, including desktop and laptop computers, tablet computers and smartphones.
Ad Copy Marketing The main text of a clickable advertisement, whether it is a contextual or a pay per click ad.
Ad Exchange Marketing A technology platform that facilitates the buying and selling of media advertising inventory from multiple ad networks
Ad Fraud Marketing Ad fraud (also referred to as Invalid Traffic) is concerned with theory and practice of fraudulently representing online advertisement impressions, clicks, conversion or data events in order to generate revenue.
Ad Hoc Analytics Technology Ad hoc analysis is a business intelligence process designed to answer a single, specific business question.
Ad Networks Technology A company that connects advertisers to web sites that want to host advertisements.
Ad Servers Technology The technology and service that places advertisements on web sites.
Ad Verification Technology A process which attempts to verify that a campaign has executed according to the agency’s or advertiser’s choices and exclusions.
Ad Viewability Technology The online advertising metric which keeps the track of those impressions which are actually viewed by the customers.
Adapter Cards Technology Any internal expansion card that allows the computer to communicate with another peripheral such as a monitor.
Adaptive Authentication Technology Adaptive authentication, also commonly referred to as risk-based authentication, is an authentication paradigm that attempts to match the required authentication credentials to the perceived risk of the connection or authorizations requested.
Adaptive E-Textbooks Technology Artificially intelligent software that is replacing paper textbooks.
Adaptive Insights Technology Adaptive Insights, Inc., formerly Adaptive Planning, Inc., is a privately held software as a service company headquartered in Palo Alto, California founded in 2003. Its Business Planning Cloud lets people in companies collaborate, gain insights, and make smarter decisions faster.
Adaptive Learning Human Resources An educational method which uses computers as interactive teaching devices
Additive Manufacturing Industries Processes used to synthesize three dimensional objects (3D printing)
Address Book Technology An address book or a name and address book (NAB) is a book or a database used for storing entries called contacts.
Address Space Layout Randomization (ASLR) Technology Address space layout randomization (ASLR) is a computer security technique involved in preventing exploitation of memory corruption vulnerabilities.
Address Verification Technology Postal address verification (also known as address standardization, address validation, address verification and CASS certification) is the process used to check the validity and deliverability of a physical mailing address. … Credit card AVS does not determine deliverability of an address.
Addressable TV Advertising Marketing Technologies that enable advertisers to selectively segment TV audiences and serve different ads or ad pods within a common program or navigation screen.
AddThis Technology is a social bookmarking service that can be integrated into a website with the use of a web widget.
Adestra Companies Adestra is a company that offers a powerful and easy-to-use customer driven email marketing platform that can be customized, configuring the structure of the system to your business requirements.
Adgorithms Companies Adgorithms is a marketing platform that offers AI and allows the activation of autonomous marketing campaigns.
Adjustment Interview Human Resources An adjustment interview is given when you are in the last step in your application for a green card.
Adlucent Companies Adlucent combines advanced audience data with predictive advertising technology to help retailers find, engage, and convert their most valuable customers.
Administration Administration
Adobe Companies
Adobe Acrobat Marketing A family of application software and Web services developed by Adobe systems to view, create, manipulate, print and manage files in Portable Document Format.
Adobe Creative Cloud Marketing Adobe Creative Cloud is a set of applications and services from Adobe Systems that gives subscribers access to a collection of software used for graphic design, video editing, web development, photography, along with a set of mobile applications and also some optional cloud services.
Adobe Creative Suite Marketing A software suite of graphic design, video editing, and web development applications developed by Adobe Systems.
Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) Marketing An enterprise content management solution that helps simplify the management and delivery of your content and assets.
Adobe Fireworks Marketing A discontinued bitmap and vector graphics editor, which Adobe acquired in 2005.
Adobe Flash Marketing A multimedia software platform used for production of animations, rich Internet applications, desktop applications, mobile applications and mobile games.
Adobe Marketing Cloud (AMC) Technology Adobe Marketing Cloud includes a set of analytics, social, advertising, media optimization, targeting, Web experience management and content management products[2] aimed at the advertising industry and hosted on Amazon Web Services.
Adobe Reader Marketing Used to open PDF documents.
Adobe Sign Technology An Adobe Document Cloud solution is a cloud-based, enterprise-class, e-signature service that lets you replace paper and ink signature processes with fully automated electronic signature workflows.
Adobe Stock Marketing Stock images for creative projects.
Adobe Summit Marketing Annual digital marketing summit hosted by Adobe
Adobe Systems (ADBE) Companies An American multinational computer software company
Adolescent Medicine Healthcare A medical subspecialty that focuses on care of patients who are in the adolescent period of development, general ranging from the last years of elementary school until graduation from high school.
Adoption Benefits Human Resources Also known as adoption subsidies, provides financial help and services for children with physical, mental, and developmental disabilities and their adoptive parents.
ADP Payroll Technology
Adroll Companies A retargeting and prospecting software platform
AdSense Technology Google AdSense is a program run by Google that allows publishers in the Google Network of content sites to serve automatic text, image, video, or interactive media advertisements, that are targeted to site content and audience.
ADSK Companies
Ad-Tech Conferences Marketing Conferences focused advertising technology
Adult Learning Human Resources Learning activities which are undertaken by adults after a break since leaving initial education and training, and which results in the acquisition of new knowledge and skills
Advanced Analytics Technology Advanced Analytics is the autonomous or semi-autonomous examination of data or content using sophisticated techniques and tools, typically beyond those of traditional business intelligence (BI), to discover deeper insights, make predictions, or generate recommendations.
Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems (ADAS) Technology Advanced driver-assistance systems, or ADAS, are systems to help the driver in the driving process. When designed with a safe human-machine interface, they should increase car safety and more generally road safety.
Advanced Financial Closing Technology
Advanced Materials Finance
Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) Companies Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. is an American multinational semiconductor company based in Santa Clara, California, that develops computer processors and related technologies for business and consumer markets.
Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) Technology An advanced persistent threat is a set of stealthy and continuous computer hacking processes, often orchestrated by a person or persons targeting a specific entity. An APT usually targets either private organizations, states or both for business or political motives.
Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) Government The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is an agency of the United States Department of Defense responsible for the development of emerging technologies for use by the military.
Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) Technology Advanced threat protection (ATP) refers to a category of security solutions that defend against sophisticated malware or hacking-based attacks targeting sensitive data.
Advanced Transport Finance
Advanced Visualization Healthcare General term that describes any effort to help people understand the significance of data by placing it in a visual context.
AdvancedMD Healthcare
Advantech Healthcare
Advantest Companies
Advertising Marketing The activity of profession of producing advertisements for commercial products or services.
Advertising Agencies Marketing A service based on advertising business dedicated to creating, planning, and handling advertising and sometimes other forms of promotion and marketing in a promotion for its clients
Advertising Campaign Marketing An advertising campaign is a series of advertisement messages that share a single idea and theme which make up an integrated marketing communication (IMC).
Advertising Solutions Marketing Solutions to a means of communication with the users of a product or service.
Advisory Services Finance A range of consulting services provided by Certified Public Accountants and other financial advisors to businesses and high net worth individuals who require specialized advice on capital formation, cash flow and wealth management.
Advocacy Marketing Marketing Advocacy Marketing is a form of marketing that emphasizes getting existing customers to talk about the company and its products.
Advocacy Programs Marketing The best advocacy programs enable customers to hold the image of a brand in their own hands. They empower company’s fans, turning a one-way marketing channel into multiple promotional conversations.
AdWords Marketing An online advertising service where advertisers pay to display brief advertising copy to web users
Adyen Companies A global multichannel payment company offering businesses an outsourced payment solution
AECOM Technology (ACM) Companies An American multinational engineering firm that provides design, consulting, construction, and management services
Aer Lingus Companies Ireland’s premier airline
Aerohive Networks Companies Aerohive Networks is an American multinational computer networking equipment company headquartered in Milpitas, California, with 17 additional offices worldwide.The company was founded in 2006 and provides wireless networking to medium-sized and larger businesses.
Aerospace Industries The human effort in science, engineering and business to fly in the atmosphere of Earth and surrounding space.
Aerospace Tooling Industries Tooling used for aviation and space flight
Aetna (AET) Companies An American managed health care company, which sells traditional and consumer directed health care insurance plans and related services, such as medical, pharmaceutical, dental, behavioral health, long-term care, and disability plans
Affirmative Action Human Resources An action of policy favoring those who tend to suffer from discrimination, especially in relation to employment or education, positive discrimination.
Affordable Care Act (ACA) Healthcare The landmark health reform legislation passed by the 111th Congress and signed into law by President Barack Obama in March 2010.
Aflac (AFL) Companies Aflac Inc. is an American insurance company and is the largest provider of supplemental insurance in the United States. The company was founded in 1955 and is based in Columbus, Georgia
Aftermarket Industries Market where established customers are likely to purchase follow-on products
Aftersales Management Marketing Providing continuous support for product/service after the sale
Age Discrimination Human Resources The practice of letting a person’s age unfairly become a factor when deciding who receives a new job, promotion, or other job benefits.
Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) Government The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA) protects certain applicants and employees 40 years of age and older from discrimination on the basis of age in hiring, promotion, discharge, compensation, or terms, conditions or privileges of employment.
Agency Trading Desk Marketing A massive media buyer and re-seller, which functions as an independent working unit within a large media buying concern
AGFA Healthcare Healthcare
Agile Technology
Agile Analytics Technology Agile Analytics consists of a set of highly disciplined practices and techniques, some of which may be tailored to fit the unique data warehouse/business intelligence (DW/BI) project demands found in your organization.
Agile CRM Inc Companies Agile CRM is the world’s first fully integrated sales, marketing and service suite an All-in-One CRM for small businesses with full sales, marketing and service automation functionality.
Agile Management Technology Agile project management focuses on continuous improvement, scope flexibility, team input, and delivering essential quality products.
Agile Software Development Technology A lightweight software engineering framework that promotes iterative development throughout the life-cycle of the project, close collaboration between the development team and business side, constant communication, and tightly-knit teams.
Agile Tools Technology Any tool that supports any agile methodology, be it scrum, Kanban, where you can plan, track, and manage all your agile software development projects from a single tool.
Agile Training Technology Generally promote a disciplined project management process that encourages frequent inspection and adaptation, a leadership philosophy that encourages teamwork, self-organization and accountability.
Agile Transformation Administration Agile Transformation may be defined as the process of transforming an organization’s culture and nature to one of agility?.
Agilent (A) Companies Agilent Technologies is an American public research, development and manufacturing company established in 1999 as a spin-off from Hewlett-Packard.
Agiloft Technology help desk, customer support software
Agiloft Marketing help desk, customer support software
Agribusiness Industries Business of agricultural production
Agriculture Industries The cultivation and breeding of animals, plants, and fungi for food, fiber, biofuel, medicinal plants and other products used to sustain and enhance human life.
AIM Operations
Air Force Research Laboratory Government The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) is a scientific research organization operated by the United States Air Force Materiel Command dedicated to leading the discovery, development, and integration of affordable aerospace warfighting technologies, planning and executing the Air Force science and technology program, and provide warfighting capabilities to United States air, space, and cyberspace forces.
Air Pollution Industries Air pollution occurs when harmful substances including particulates and biological molecules are introduced into Earth’s atmosphere. It may cause diseases, allergies or death of humans; it may also cause harm to other living organisms such as animals and food crops, and may damage the natural or built environment. Human activity and natural processes can both generate air pollution.
Airbus Companies Airbus SE is a European multinational corporation that designs, manufactures and sells civil and military aeronautical products worldwide.
Aircraft Livery Industries An Aircraft Livery is a set of comprehensive insignia comprising color, graphic, and typographical identifiers which operators (airlines, but also governments, air forces and occasionally private and corporate owners) apply to their aircraft.
Aircraft Manufacturing Industries Process of manufacturing products related to aircrafts
Air-Side Economizers Industries The air-side economizer is integrated into a central air handling system with ducting for both intake and exhaust; its filters reduce the amount of particulate matter, or contaminants, that are brought into the data center.
Ajax (Asynchronous JavaScript and XML) Technology Ajax is a set of Web development techniques using many Web technologies on the client side to create asynchronous Web applications.
Akamai Technologies Technology Akamai Technologies Inc. is an American content delivery network and cloud services provider headquartered in the US.
Alcatel Technology Alcatel is a rand of mobile handsets used under license by Chinese electronics company TCL Corporation.
Algorithmic Trading Finance
Alienware Companies Alienware is an American computer hardware subsidiary of Dell. Their products are designed for gaming and can be identified by their alien-themed designs.
All Flash Array Technology An all-flash array is a solid state storage disk system that contains multiple flash memory drives instead of spinning hard disk drives.
Alliance Marketing Marketing Joining two or more organizations on the purpose of sharing marketing strategy, promoting concepts, services or products.
Allianz Companies A German financial services company headquartered in Munich, Germany.
All-in-One PCs Technology Desktop computer that integrates all components into the same case as the display
All-IP Technology All-IP is the concept that all fixed network communciations will communicate end to end using the Internet Protocol.
Allocation Entries Finance Record of transfer of costs from a paying entity to a consuming entity
Allscripts Companies A publicly traded American company that provides physician practices, hospitals, and other healthcare providers with practice management and electronic health record technology.
Allstate (ALL) Companies The second largest personal lines insurer in the United States and the largest that is publicly held
Ally Financial (ALLY) Companies A bank holding company headquartered in Detroit, Michigan
Alorica Companies Alorica is a leading provider of Business Process Outsourcing solutions that span the entire customer lifecycle
Alorica Marketing Alorica is a leading provider of Business Process Outsourcing solutions that span the entire customer lifecycle
Alphabet (Holding Company) Companies The parent company of google and several former Google subsidiaries.
Alternative Banking Finance Alternative Banking is a modern method of banking operations, including: ATMs, internet banking, mobile banking, NEFT, ECS, or RTGS.
Alternative Data Finance Alternative Data is information gathered from non-traditional information sources. Analysis of alternative data can provide insights beyond that which an industry’s regular data sources are capable of providing
Alternative Fee Arrangement Legal Alternative or Special Fee Arrangements are agreements between a law firm and a client to provide compensation to the firm based on a structure other than hourly billing.
Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) Government The Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive is an EU law on the financial regulation of hedge funds, private equity, or real estate funds.
Alternative Lending Finance Alternative lending is a collective term used to describe the broad range of loan options available to both consumers and business owners outside of a traditional bank loan.
Alternative Medicine Healthcare Any range of medical therapies that are not regraded as orthodox by the medical profession, such as herbalism, homeopathy, and acupuncture.
Alternative-Fuel Vehicles Industries Vehicles that run on fuels other than those derived from petroleum
Alteryx (AYX) Companies Alteryx is an American computer software company based in Irvine, California, with a development center in Broomfield, Colorado. The company’s products are used for data blending and advanced data analytics.
Altimeter Industries Instrument for determining altitude attained, especially a barometric or radar device used in an aircraft.
Amazon Companies
Amazon Chime Technology Amazon Chime is a secure, real-time, unified communications service that runs on AWS cloud.
Amazon DynamoDB Technology Amazon DynamoDB is a fully managed proprietary NoSQL database service that is offered by as part of the Amazon Web Services portfolio.
Amazon Elastic Block Storage (EBS) Technology Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS) provides raw block-level storage that can be attached to Amazon EC2 instances. These block devices can then be used like any raw block device.
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) Technology Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) forms a central part of’s cloud-computing platform, Amazon Web Services (AWS), by allowing users to rent virtual computers on which to run their own computer applications.
Amazon Elastic MapReduce (EMR) Technology Processes big data across a Hadoop cluster of virtual servers on Amazon Elastic compute Cloud and Amazon Simple Storage Service.
Amazon Fire TV Technology Audio/video streaming smart device developed by Amazon
Amazon Kinesis Technology Collecting and processing large streams of data records in real time.
Amazon Marketing Services (AMS) Marketing Amazon Marketing Services (AMS) offers effective tools to help vendors stand out against their competitors and drive traffic to product detail pages and branded pages.
Amazon Pay Finance An online payments processing service that is owned by
Amazon Prime Technology Premium subscription offered by Amazon that includes access to a variety of services
Amazon Redshift Technology An internet hosting service and data warehouse product which forms part of the larger cloud-computing platform Amazon Web Services.
Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) Technology Amazon Relational Database Service (or Amazon RDS) is a distributed relational database service by Amazon Web Services.
Amazon S3 Technology Amazon S3 is a web service offered by Amazon Web Services.
Amazon Simple Notification Service (SNS) Technology Amazon Simple Notification Service (SNS) is a notification service provided as part of Amazon Web Services. It provides a low-cost infrastructure for the mass delivery of messages, predominantly to mobile users.
Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) Technology Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) is a commercial cloud computing service that provides users a virtual private cloud, by ‘provision[ing] a logically isolated section of Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud’.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) Companies A comprehensive evolving cloud platform provided by
Ambient Intelligence Technology Concept of electronic environments that are sensitive and responsive to the presence of people
Ambulatory Healthcare Healthcare Ambulatory care or outpatient care is medical care provided on an outpatient basis, including diagnosis, observation, consultation, treatment, intervention, and rehabilitation services.
Ambulatory Surgery Centers Healthcare A health care facility that specializes in providing surgery, pain management, and certain diagnostic services in an outpatient setting.
Amdocs (DOX) Companies Amdoocs is a leading provider of customer relationship management and billing software to communications service providers.
American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) Healthcare The national association of family doctors.
American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) Healthcare The national professional society for PAs in the United States.
American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) Healthcare A professional organization devoted to the field of clinical endocrinology.
American College of Physicians (ACP) Healthcare A national organization of internal medicine physicians
American Diabetes Association (ADA) Healthcare A United States-based association working to fight the consequences of diabetes and to help those affected by diabetes
American Express (AXP) Companies An American multinational financial services corporation
American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) Companies The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF), more commonly referred to as Farm Bureau (FB), is an independent, non-governmental, voluntary organization governed by and representing farm and ranch families united for the purpose of analyzing their problems and formulating action to achieve educational improvement, economic opportunity and social advancement and, thereby, to promote the national well-being.
American International Group (AIG) Companies An American multinational insurance corporation with more than 88 million customers in 130 countries
American Medical Association (AMA) Healthcare The largest association of physicians and medical students in the United States
American Telemedicine Association Healthcare A leading telehealth association helping to transform healthcare by improving the quality, equity and affordability of healthcare throughout the world
Ameriprise Financial (AMP) Companies Ameriprise Financial is an American diversified financial services company. Ameriprise Financial engages in business through its subsidiaries, providing financial planning, products and services, including wealth management, asset management, insurance, annuities and estate planning.
Amortization Finance Process of paying off debt with a fixed repayment schedule and regular installments over time.
Amplience Companies A retail engagement platform
Amplified Intelligence Technology Refers to the effective use of information technology in augmenting human intelligence.
Amplitude Companies Amplitude provides web and mobile analytics for building better products. Amplitude is the only analytics software built for modern product teams
Analog Devices Companies An American multinational semiconductor company specializing in data conversion and signal processing technology
Analog-to-Digital Converter (ADC) Technology System that converts analog signals to digital signals
Analyst Benchmarks Finance
Analyst Coverage Lists Finance
Analyst Management Finance
Analyst Predictions Finance
Analyst Rating Finance
analyst recommendations Finance
Analyst Relations Marketing Analyst relations is a corporate strategy, corporate communications and marketing activity in which corporations communicate with ICT industry analysts (also known as research analysts) who work for independent research and consulting firms such as the leading four.
Analyst Research Finance
Analytic Database Technology A read-only system that stores historical data on business metrics such as sales performance and inventory levels.
Analytics as a service (AaaS) Technology Analytics as a service (AaaS) refers to the provision of analytics software and operations through web-delivered technologies. These types of solutions offer businesses an alternative to developing internal hardware setups just to perform business analytics.
Analytics Software Technology Refers to analytics specific to software systems and related software development processes.
Anaplan Companies Anaplan provides a planning and performance management platform offering predictive analytics and cloud collaboration solutions for business groups.
Anatomical Pathology Healthcare Anatomical pathology is a medical specialty that is concerned with the diagnosis of disease based on the macroscopic, microscopic, biochemical, immunologic and molecular examination of organs and tissues.
Ancillary Sales Finance Ancillary sales are one of the most overlooked ways to make huge profits. Ancillary sales are add-on products that you can buy in addition to the purchase you’re making already.
Android Technology Mobile operating system developed by Google
Android API Technology An Android API is an API that can be used for building Android applications.
Android Apps Technology Android Apps are applications that can be used on Android devices.
Android Push Notifications Technology An Android push notification is a message delivered to applications on an Android device.
Android TV Technology Smart TV platform developed by Google that creates an interactive television experience through a 10 foot user interface.
Angel Investors Finance An angel investor (also known as a business angel, informal investor, angel funder, private investor, or seed investor) is an affluent individual who provides capital for a business start-up, usually in exchange for convertible debt or ownership equity. A small but increasing number of angel investors invest online through equity crowdfunding or organize themselves into angel groups or angel networks to share research and pool their investment capital, as well as to provide advice to their portfolio companies.
Angiogenesis Inhibitors Healthcare A substance that inhibits the growth of new blood vessels.
Angiography Technology Angiography or arteriography is a medical imaging technique used to visualize the inside, or lumen, of blood vessels and organs of the body, with particular interest in the arteries, veins and the heart chambers.
AngularJS Technology A JavaScript-based open-source front-end web application framework
Annual Enrollment Human Resources In the United States, annual enrollment (also known as open enrollment or open season) is a period of time, usually but not always occurring once per year, when employees of companies and organizations may make changes to their elected fringe benefit options, such as health insurance.
Annual Percentage Rate (APR) Finance The term annual percentage rate of charge (APR), corresponding sometimes to a nominal APR and sometimes to an effective APR (or EAPR), is the interest rate for a whole year (annualized), rather than just a monthly fee/rate, as applied on a loan, mortgage loan, credit card, etc.
Annual Recurring Revenue, (ARR) Finance Annual Recurring Revenue, or ARR, is a subscription economy metric that shows the money that comes in every year for the life of a subscription (or contract).
Annuities Finance A fixed sum of money paid to someone each year, typically for the rest of their life
Anomaly Detection Technology the identification of items, events, or observations which do not conform to an expected pattern or other items in a dataset.
Anonymization Technology A type of information sanitation whose intent is privacy protection.
Anritsu Corporation (TYO) Companies Anritsu Corporation is a Japanese multinational corporation in the telecommunications electronics equipment market.
Ansible Technology Ansible is software that automates software provisioning, configuration management, and application deployment.
Ansys Companies Ansys develops and markets engineering simulation software. Ansys software is used to design products and semiconductors, as well as to create simulations that test a product’s durability, temperature distribution, fluid movements, and electromagnetic properties.
Anthem (ANTM) Companies Anthem, Inc. is an American health insurance company founded in the 1940s, prior to 2014 known as WellPoint, Inc. It is the largest for-profit managed health care company in the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.
Anti Spam Technology Security software that blocks unsolicited electronic mail
Anti Spyware Technology Security software that blocks spyware
Anti Virus Technology Security software that prevents malware
Antibodies Healthcare An antibody is a large, Y-shaped protein produced mainly by plasma cells that is used by the immune system to neutralize pathogens such as pathogenic bacteria and viruses.
Antibody Production Healthcare An antibody, also known as an immunoglobulin, is a large, Y-shaped protein produced mainly by plasma cells that is used by the immune system to neutralize pathogens such as pathogenic bacteria and viruses.
Anti-Bribery Legal Legislation that encourages sanctions against bribery in international business transactions
Anti-CCP (Anti-Cyclic Citrullinated Peptide) Test Healthcare An Anti-CCP (Anti-Cyclic Citrullinated Peptide) Test is used to detect seropositive rheumatoid arthritis
Anti-Corruption Legal Legislation designed to limit the influence of money in politics
Antimicrobial Healthcare An antimicrobial is an agent that kills microorganisms or stops their growth.
Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Healthcare Antimicrobial resistance (AMR or AR) is the ability of a microbe to resist the effects of medication previously used to treat them.The term includes the more specific antibiotic resistance (AR or ABR), which applies only to bacteria becoming resistant to antibiotics
Anti-Money Laundering Legal The set of policies, regulations, and laws designed to prevent the generation of income through illegal activities
Antinuclear Antibody (ANA) Testing Healthcare The Antinuclear Antibody (ANA) Test is used as a primary test to help evaluate a person for autoimmune disorders that affect many tissues and organs throughout the body (systemic) and is most often used as one of the tests to help diagnose systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).
Antitrust Legal Relating to legislation or controlling trusts or other monopolies, with the intention of promoting competition in business.
Aon (AON) Companies Aon plc is a global professional services firm headquartered in London that provides risk, retirement and health consulting.
APA MiFID Finance
APA MiFID II Finance
Apache ActiveMQ Technology Apache ActiveMQ is an open source message broker written in Java together with a full Java Message Service (JMS) client. It provides ‘Enterprise Features’ which in this case means fostering the communication from more than one client or server.
Apache Avro Technology A remote procedure call and data serialization framework developed within Apache’s Hadoop project.
Apache Cassandra Technology A free and open-source distributed NoSQL database management system designed to handle large amounts of data across many commodity servers, providing high availability with no single point of failure.
Apache CouchDB Technology An open source document-oriented database
Apache Drill Technology An open source software framework that supports data-intensive distributed applications for interactive analysis of large-scale datasets.
Apache Flume Technology Apache Flume is a distributed, reliable, and available service for efficiently collecting, aggregating, and moving large amounts of log data. It has a simple and flexible architecture based on streaming data flows
Apache HBase Technology The Hadoop database.
Apache HCatalog Technology A table and storage management layer for Hadoop that enables users with different data processing tools to more easily read and write data on the grid.
Apache HTTP Server Technology An open source Web server creation, deployment and management software.
Apache Impala Technology Open source massively parallel processing query engine on top of clustered systems like Apache Hadoop.
Apache Kafka Technology Apache Kafka is an open-source stream-processing software platform developed by the Apache Software Foundation written in Scala and Java. The project aims to provide a unified, high-throughput, low-latency platform for handling real-time data feeds.
Apache Lucene Technology Apache Lucene is a freely available information retrieval software library that works with fields of text within document files.
Apache Mahout Technology Apache Mahout is a project of the Apache Software Foundation to produce free implementations of distributed or otherwise scalable matching learning algorithms focused primarily in the areas of collaborative filtering, clustering and classification.
Apache Oozie Technology A server -based workflow scheduling system to manage Hadoop jobs.
Apache Solr Technology Apache Solr is an open source enterprise search platform, written in Java, from the Apache Lucene project. Its major features include full-text search, hit highlighting, faceted search, real-time indexing, dynamic clustering, database integration, NoSQL features and rich document handling.
Apache Spark Technology An open source engine developed specifically for handling large-scale data processing and analytics.
Apache SPOT Technology Apache Spot overcomes the challenge of how to enhance data collection from different sources when most of the time our collectors are sending thousands of events per second overflowing available server resources.
Apache Sqoop Technology Supports incremental loads of a single table or a free form SQL query as well as saved jobs which can be run multiple times to import updates made to a database since the last import.
Apache Tomcat Technology Apache Tomcat, often referred to as Tomcat Server, is an open-source Java Servlet Container developed by the Apache Software Foundation (ASF).
Apache ZooKeeper Technology A centralized service for maintaining configuration information, naming, providing distributed synchronization, and providing group services. All of these kinds of services are used in some form or another by distributed applications.
API Gateway Technology An API gateway enables clients to retrieve data from multiple services with a single round-trip. Fewer requests also means less overhead and improves the user experience.
API Management Technology The process of publishing, documenting and overseeing application programming interfaces in a secure, scalable environment.
App Analytics Companies Technology App Analytics Companies are organizations that offer products or services for evaluating mobile app performance or engagement.
App Development Technology A term used to denote the act or process by which application software is developed for mobile devices, such as a personal digital assistant, enterprise digital assistant, or mobile phone.
App Optimization Technology App Optimization focuses on improving the mobile performance of an app by reducing power consumption or disabling the app when not in use.
App Store Technology Marketplace used for distributing computer software
App Store Optimization (ASO) Marketing The process of improving the visibility of a mobile app (such as an iPhone, iPad, Android, BlackBerry or Windows Phoneapp) in an app store (such as iTunes for iOS, Google Play for Android, Windows Store for Windows Phone or BlackBerry World for BlackBerry).
AppAnnie Companies App Annie is the standard in app analytics and app market data, giving you one easy-to-use platform for running every stage of your app business.
Appfolio Companies AppFolio was founded in 2006 and offers software-as-a-service applications for vertical markets. AppFolio initially focused on Property Management. With the acquisition of MyCase in 2012, it expanded into the Law Practice Management industry.
Applause Companies
Apple Companies
Apple File System (APFS) Technology Apple File System is a proprietary file system for macOS High Sierra and later, iOS 10.3 and later, tvOS 10.2 and later, and watchOS 3.2 and later, developed and deployed by Apple Inc.
Apple iPad Technology Line of tablet computers developed by Apple
Apple Pay Finance Apple Pay is a mobile payment and digital wallet service by Apple Inc. that lets users make payments using an iPhone, Apple Watch, iPad or Mac.
Appliances Industries Devices designed to perform a specific task
Applicable Large Employer (ALE) Human Resources An applicable large employer is any company or organization that has an average of at least 50 full-time employees or ‘full-time equivalents’ or ‘FTE.’
Applicant Tracking Human Resources The processes of gathering data about applicants and keeping track of their application process.
Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) Human Resources A software application that enables the electronic handling of recruitment needs.
Application Acceleration Technology Uses a number of technologies to improve application performance and response time over network connections.
Application Access Technology
Application Aware Network Technology The capacity of an intelligent network to maintain current information about applications that connect to I and, as a result, optimize their functioning as well as that of other applications or systems that they control.
Application Delivery Technology An application delivery network is a suit of technologies that, when deployed together, provide application availability, security, visibility, and acceleration.
Application Delivery Service Technology
Application Delivery Solution Technology
Application Development Technology Application development is a term used to denote the act or process by which application software is developed for mobile devices, such as personal digital assistants, enterprise digital assistants or mobile phones.
Application Infrastructure Technology A package that enables enterprise developers to build integrated multi-tier applications easily and rapidly.
Application Integration Technology The process of bringing data or a function from one application program together with that of another application program.
Application Layer Technology An application layer is an abstraction layer that specifies the shared communications protocols and interface methods used by hosts in a communications network.
Application Lifecycle Management Technology The supervision of a software application from its initial planning through retirement.
Application Management Technology A combination of the provision of services for application and support for the application systems throughout their entire lifecycle.
Application Migration Technology Application migration is the process of moving an application program from one environment to another.
Application Modernization Technology Application modernization is the refactoring, re-purposing or consolidation of legacy software programming to align it more closely with current business needs.
Application Offboarding Technology Application Offboarding is the process of revoking application access to users, most commonly former employees or contractors.
Application Onboarding Technology Application Onboarding is the process of granting application access to new users.
Application Performance Technology Application performance is the monitoring and management of performance and availability of software applications.
Application Performance Monitoring (APM) Technology The monitoring and management of performance and availability of software applications.
Application Platform Technology Application platforms play a fundamental role in modern computing environments. Applications and the data they use provide all of the value that information technology brings, and virtually every application depends on an application platform.
Application Release Automation Technology Application release automation refers to the process of packaging and deploying an application or update of an application from development, across various environments, and ultimately to production.
Application Security Technology Application security is the use of software, hardware, and procedural methods to protect applications from external threats.
Application Security Testing (AST) Technology Application Security Testing (AST) is the process of testing, analyzing and reporting on the security level and/or posture of a Web application.
Application Server Technology A component-based product that resides in the middle-tier of a server centric architecture.
Application Service Provider Technology Defined as an enterprise that delivers application functionality and associated services across a network to multiple customers using a rental or usage-base transaction-pricing model.
Application Services Technology A business providing computer-based services to customers over a network
Application Software Technology Can be divided into two general classes: systems software and applications software.
Application Workspace Technology
Applications Architecture Technology Applications architecture or application architecture is one of several architecture domains that form the pillars of an enterprise architecture (EA).
Application-Specific Integrated Circuits (ASICS) Technology
Application-Specific Standard Products (ASSPS) Technology
Applied Materials Companies
Applied Predictive Technologies (APT) Companies Applied Predictive Technologies (APT) is a software company that provides business analytics software, designed to help large, consumer-facing businesses reduce the risk of any new initiative by systematically testing the idea with a subset of stores, customers, or employees
AppLocker Technology AppLocker is an application whitelisting technology introduced with Microsoft’s Windows 7 operating system. AppLocker allows restricting which programs users can execute based on the program’s path, publisher, or hash.[1] AppLocker can be configured for an enterprise via Group Policy.
AppNexus Companies A multinational technology company whose cloud-based software platform enables and optimizes programmatic online advertising
Appointment Management Healthcare A software system that helps keep track of and make appointments.
Appointment Setting Marketing
Approved Publication Arrangement Finance
Approved Reporting Mechanism Finance
Apstra Companies Apstra pioneered Intent-Based Networking and Intent-Based Analytics to eliminate the complexities and inefficiencies that plague data center network operations today. Apstra’s core mission is to deliver on the vision of a Self-Operating Network that delivers log scale improvements in CapEx, OpEx and capacity.
Apttus Companies A category-defining Quote-to-Cash software delivering CPQ, Contract Management, E-Commerce & Revenue Management
AR Hardware Technology Hardware components for Augmented Reality, which includes a processor, display, sensors and input devices.
ArangoDB Technology ArangoDB is a native multi-model database system[1] developed by triAGENS GmbH. The database system supports three important data models (key/value, documents, graphs) with one database core and a unified query language AQL (ArangoDB Query Language).
Arbitrage Finance Simultaneous purchase and sale of an asset to profit from a difference in the price.
Arbitration Legal The use of an arbitrator to settle a dispute.
Arbitration / Mediation / Dispute Resolution Legal The use of an arbitrator to settle a dispute.
Arbor Networks Companies Arbor Networks is a software company founded in 2000 and based in Burlington, Massachusetts, United States, which sells network security and network monitoring software, used according to the company’s claims by over 90% of all Internet service providers. The company’s products are used to protect networks from denial-of-service attacks, botnets, computer worms, and efforts to disable network routers.
ARC Advisory Group Companies American based technology research firm for industry and infrastructure.
Arcadia Data Companies Arcadia Enterprise is the first visual analytics and BI software that runs natively within modern data platforms such as Apache Hadoop and the cloud.
Arcadia Group Companies Arcadia Group Ltd. (formerly Arcadia Group plc and Burton Group plc) is a British multinational retailing company headquartered in London, United Kingdom.
ArcGIS Technology ArcGIS is a geographic information system (GIS) for working with maps and geographic information. It is used for creating and using maps, compiling geographic data, analyzing mapped information, sharing and discovering geographic information, using maps and geographic information in a range of applications, and managing geographic information in a database.
Architectural Design Industries Architectural Design is the the design of buildings or urban landscapes.
Archiving Technology Archiving is the transfer of data to a less frequently used storage medium such as magnetic tape, typically external to the computer system and having a greater storage capacity.
Arista Networks (ANET) Companies A computer networking company headquartered in Santa Clara, California, USA
ARRIS International Companies
Arrow Electronics (ARW) Companies Arrow Electronics is an American Fortune 500 company headquartered in Centennial, Colorado. The company specializes in distribution and value added services relating to electronic components and computer products.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) Finance The theory and development of computer systems able to perform asks that normally require human intelligence, such as visual perception, speech recognition, decision-making, and translation between languages.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) Technology The theory and development of computer systems able to perform asks that normally require human intelligence, such as visual perception, speech recognition, decision-making, and translation between languages.
Artificial Intelligence Disruption Finance AI Automation utilizes artificial intelligence to automate processes. The automations themselves can be triggered or in some cases even built by AI.
Artificial Intelligence for IT Operations (AIOps) Technology Artificial Intelligence for IT Operations (AIOps) refers to multi-layered technology platforms that automate and enhance IT operations by using analytics and machine learning to analyze big data collected from various IT operations tools and devices, in order to automatically spot and react to issues in real time.
Artificial Lift Technology Artificial lift refers to the use of artificial means to increase the flow of liquids, such as crude oil or water, from a production well. Generally this is achieved by the use of a mechanical device inside the well (known as pump or velocity string) or by decreasing the weight of the hydrostatic column by injecting gas into the liquid some distance down the well.
Aruba Networks Companies A Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company, is a vendor of data networking solutions for enterprises and businesses worldwide.
ASC 606: Revenue from Contracts with Customers Finance ASC 606 is a revenue recognition standard and framework for recognizing revenue from contracts.
ASE Group Companies
ASM Pacific Technology Companies
ASP.NET Technology ASP.NET is an open-source server-side web application framework designed for web development to produce dynamic web pages.
Aspect-Oriented Programming (AOP) Technology Aspect-oriented programming (AOP) is a programming paradigm that aims to increase modularity by allowing the separation of cross-cutting concerns.
Assembler Technology An assembler is a program for converting instructions written in low-level symbolic code into machine code.
Assessment / Assessment Tools Human Resources The evaluation or estimation of the nature, quality, or ability of someone or something.
Asset Essentials Technology a CMMS solution offered by Dude Solutions
Asset Essentials Industries a CMMS solution offered by Dude Solutions
Asset Management Finance A systematic process of deploying, operating, maintaining, upgrading, and disposing of assets cost-effectively or ineffectively.
Asset Management Software Technology Asset Management Software is a software program designed to aid in the process of managing personal or corporate assets.
Asset Performance Management Technology Asset Performance Management (APM) is a software application designed to increase asset reliability and availability while reducing unnecessary maintenance.
Asset Sale Finance The non-recourse cash sale of assets from one agency to another
Asset Tracking Operations Act of keeping track of business assets
Asset-Backed Securities (ABS) Finance Bonds or notes backed by financial assets.
Asset-Based Lending Finance Business loan secured by collateral
Assortment Planning Finance Assortment planning is a process whereby products are selected and planned to maximize sales and profit for a specified period of time. The assortment plan considers the financial objectives and seasonality of merchandise to ensure proper receipt flow.
ASUS Companies
AsusTek Computer (ASUS) Companies AsusTek Computer Inc. is a Taiwanese multinational computer and phone hardware and electronics company headquartered in Beitou District, Taipei, Taiwan.
AT Kearney Finance American global management consulting firm that focuses on strategic and operational CEO-agenda issues facing businesses, governments, and institutions around the globe.
AT&T (T) Companies American multinational telecommunications conglomerate.
AT&T Netbond Technology AT&T NetBond cloud connect solutions facilitate the orchestration of public and private cloud resources in a secure networking environment.
ATD Companies
Athena Health Companies A publicly traded American company that provides network-enabled services for healthcare and point-of-care mobile apps to drive clinical and financial results for its hospital and ambulatory clients in the United States.
Atlassian (TEAM) Companies Atlassian Corporation Plc is an Australian enterprise software company that develops products for software developers, project managers, and content management.
ATM Security Finance Concept of safeguarding all components of an electronic funds transfer terminal
ATM Solutions Companies ATM Solutions are products or services that solve the needs of those owning or operating ATMs.
ATOS Technology A European IT services corporation with its headquarters in Bezons, France and offices worldwide.
Attendance Administration
Attention/Engagement Analytics Support Attention/Engagement metrics measure the extent to which a user is engaged when they visit a website
Attivio Companies Attivio provides cognitive search and insight platform combines self-learning technologies such as natural language processing, machine learning, and knowledge graphing
Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC) Technology Attribute-based access control (ABAC) defines an access control paradigm whereby access rights are granted to users through the use of policies which combine attributes together. The policies can use any type of attributes (user attributes, resource attributes, object, environment attributes etc.).
Attribution Models Finance An attribution model is the rule, or set of rules, that determines how credit for sales and conversions is assigned to touchpoints in conversion paths.
Audience Data Marketing Audience data is information about the people who respond to your advertisements and buy your business’s products or the people that visit your site these are the audience segments you will want to target during future marketing campaigns.
Audience Engagement Marketing Audience Engagement during an event or conference refers to the extent to which an audience is engaged via certain methods such as interactive elements, gamifications, etc.
Audience Management Platform Marketing Helps you target mobile ads to specific audience segments.
Audience Measurement Marketing Audience measurement measures how many people are in an audience, usually in relation to radio listenership and television viewership, but also in relation to newspaper and magazine readership and, increasingly, web traffic on websites.
Audience Segmentation Marketing Audience segmentation is a process of dividing people into homogeneous subgroups based upon defined criterion such as product usage, demographics, psychographics, communication behaviors and media use.
Audio Conferencing Technology An audio communications session among three or more people who are geographically dispersed.
Audio Editing Software Technology Audio editing software is software which allowsediting and generating of audio data. Audio editing software can be implemented completely or partly as library, as computer application, as Web application or as a loadable kernel module.
Audit Planning Finance Audit planning is a vital area of the audit primarily conducted at the beginning of audit process to ensure that appropriate attention is devoted to important areas, potential problems are promptly identified, work is completed expeditiously and work is properly coordinated.
Audits Finance Financial examinations of accounts
Augmented Business Intelligence Technology
Augmented Reality (AR) Technology Augmented reality (AR) is a direct or indirect live view of a physical, real-world environment whose elements are augmented by computer-generated perceptual information ideally across multiple sensory modalities.
Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ) Companies The Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited, commonly called ANZ, is the third largest bank by market capitalisation in Australia, after the Commonwealth Bank and Westpac Banking Corporation.
Authentication Technology The process or action of proving or showing something to be true, genuine, or valid.
Authoring System Technology An authoring system is a program that has pre-programmed elements for the development of interactive multimedia software titles. Authoring systems can be defined as software that allows its user to create multimedia applications for manipulating multimedia objects.
Authorize.Net Companies Authorize.Net is a United States-based payment gateway service provider allowing merchants to accept credit card and electronic check payments through their website and over an Internet Protocol connection.
Auto Loans Finance A loan issued to help finance the purchase of a vehicle
AutoCAD Technology AutoCAD is a commercial computer-aided design and drafting software application designed by Autodesk.
Autoclave Healthcare An autoclave is a pressure chamber used to carry out industrial processes requiring elevated temperature and pressure different from ambient air pressure. Autoclaves are used in medical applications to perform sterilization and in the chemical industry to cure coatings and vulcanize rubber and for hydrothermal synthesis.
Autodesk Companies Autodesk is an American multinational software corporation that makes software for the architecture, engineering, construction, manufacturing, media, and entertainment industries.
Autodesk University Marketing
Autoimmune Diseases Healthcare A disease in which the body produces antibodies that attack its own tissues, leading to the deterioration and in some cases to the destruction of such tissue.
Automated Attendant Technology In telephony, an automated attendant (also auto attendant, auto-attendant, autoattendant or AA, or virtual receptionist) allows callers to be automatically transferred to an extension without the intervention of an operator/receptionist.
Automated Contract Management Technology Management of contracts using automated technology
Automated Infrastructure Management (AIM) Operations Automated infrastructure management is a means of monitoring and managing the complex network cabling and other passive physical infrastructure within an enterprise data center.
Automated Investment Services (Robo-Advisors) Finance An automated low-cost investing solution that uses advanced technology to help to pursue financial goals.
Automated Marketing Marketing Software platforms and technologies designed for marketing departments and organizations to more effectively market on multiple channels online such as email, social media, websites, etc. and automate repetitive tasks.
Automated Payroll Finance An automated payroll system enables the employer to process its payroll through a computerized system.
Automated Teller Machine (ATM) Technology An automated teller machine (ATM) is an electronic banking outlet, which allows customers to complete basic transactions without the aid of a branch representative or teller.
Automated Workflow Operations Sequence of business operations automated by technology
Automatic Bill Payment Finance An automatic bill payment is a money transfer scheduled on a predetermined date to pay a recurring bill. Automatic bill payments are routine payments made from a banking, brokerage or mutual fund account to vendors. Automatic payments can be made from a checking account or credit card.
Automatic Call Distribution (ACD) Technology An automated call distribution system, commonly known as automatic call distributor, is a telephony device that answers and distributes incoming calls to a specific group of terminals or agents within an organization.
Automatic Data Processing (ADP) Companies An American provider of human resources management software and services
Automatic Exchange of Information (AEOI) Legal Automatic Exchange of Information (AEOI) involves the systematic and periodic transmission of bulk? taxpayer information by the source country to the residence country concerning various categories of income (e.g. dividends, interest, etc.).
Automatic Identification and Capture (AIDC) Technology Refers to the methods of automatically identifying objects, collecting data about them, and entering them directly into computer systems, without human involvement.
Automation Testing Technology Automated software testing is a process in which software tools execute pre-scripted tests on a software application before it is released into production
Automobile Financing Finance Process of funding the acquisition of a vehicle
Autonomous Driving Finance Autonomous Driving Solutions refers to an autonomous driving service or product that may be offered by a company as a potential solution for a business need or problem.
Autonomous Driving Solutions Technology Autonomous Driving Solutions refers to an autonomous driving service or product that may be offered by a company as a potential solution for a business need or problem.
Autonomous Supply Chain Operations
Autonomous Vehicles Finance
AutoResponder Technology An autoresponder is a computer program that automatically answers e-mail sent to it. They can be very simple or quite complex.
Autoscaling Technology Autoscaling, also spelled auto scaling or auto-scaling, and sometimes also called automatic scaling, is a method used in cloud computing, whereby the amount of computational resources in a server farm, typically measured in terms of the number of active servers, scales automatically based on the load on the farm. It is closely related to, and builds upon, the idea of load balancing.
Availity LLC Healthcare
Avalara Technology automated tax compliance software
Avalara Finance automated tax compliance software
Avanade Companies Avanade is a global professional services company providing IT consulting and services focused on the Microsoft platform with business analytics, business applications, cloud, digital marketing, technologyand managed services offerings.
Avaya Companies American multinational technology company that specializes in Internet telephony, wireless data, communications, and customer relationship management software.
Avention Companies A frim that analyzes and monitors business information for companies worldwide
Average Directional Movement Index (ADX) Finance Used to determine when price is trending strongly.
Average Handle Time (AHT) Operations Average handle time (AHT) is a call center metric for the average duration of one transaction, typically measured from the customer’s initiation of the call and including any hold time, talk time and related tasks that follow the transaction. AHT is a prime factor when deciding call center staffing levels.
Average Order Value (AOV) Finance Average order value is calculated by simply dividing total revenue by the number of orders.
Average Revenue Per User (ARPU) Finance Average revenue per user (sometimes known as average revenue per unit), usually abbreviated to ARPU, is a measure used primarily by consumer communications, digital media, and networking companies, defined as the total revenue divided by the number of subscribers.
Aviation Financing Finance Process of funding aviation processes
Avionics Industries Electronics as applied to aviation.
Avnet (AVT) Companies Avnet, Inc. is one of the world’s largest distributors of electronic components and embedded solutions and is headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona.
AWS Elastic Beanstalk Technology A cloud deployment and provisioning service that automates the process of getting applications et up on the Amazon Web Services infrastructure.
AWS Lambda Technology An event driven computing cloud service from amazon Web Services that allows developers to provision resources for a programming function on a pay-per-use basis without having to be concerned about what amazon storage or compute resources will support it.
AWS OpsWorks Technology AWS OpsWorks (Amazon Web Services OpsWorks) is a cloud computing service from Amazon Web Services (AWS) that manages infrastructure deployment for cloud administrators.
AXA Companies A French multinational insurance firm that engages in global insurance, investment management, and other financial services
Axcelerate Technology
Axiata (AXIATA) Companies Malaysian telecommunications conglomerate.
Axway Companies
Azure Cosmos DB Technology Azure Cosmos DB is Microsoft’s proprietary globally-distributed, multi-model database service ‘for managing data at planet-scale’ launched in May 2017.
Azure Data Lake Technology A highly scalable data storage and analytics service.


B2B Data Technology Also known as e-biz, is the exchange of products, services or information (aka e-commerce) between businesses, rather than between businesses and consumers.
B2B Firmographic APIs Technology Firmographics are used to define a target market and open APIs integrate real-time B2B data and intelligence into applications.
B2B Marketing Marketing Marketing of products to businesses or other organizations for use in production of goods, for use in general business operations, or for resale to other consumers, such as a wholesaler selling to a retailer.
B2B Marketing Exchange Companies A B2B marketing conference where over 900 marketers that consists of awards ceremonies, educational panels, and sessions all about marketing and sales
B2B Secure Collaboration Technology Businesses working with others to do a task and to achieve shared goals, such as security.
B2B Technology Technology Technology that supports services or information between businesses.
B2C Technology Technology Technology that facilitates commerce between businesses and end user consumers
Backdoor Technology A backdoor is a method, often secret, of bypassing normal authentication or encryption in a computer system, a product, or an embedded device
Backend as a Service (BaaS) Technology Mobile backend as a service (MBaaS) is a model for providing web app and mobile app developers with a way to link their applications to backend cloud storage and APIs exposed by back end applications while also providing features such as user management push notifications
Background Checks Human Resources The process of looking up and compiling criminal records, commercial records, and financial records of an individual or organization.
Background Investigations Human Resources An inquiry into the activities of an individual, designed to develop pertinent information pertaining to trustworthiness and suitability for a position of trust as related to loyalty, character, emotional stability, and reliability.
Backhaul Technology The backhaul portion of the network comprises the intermediate links between the core network, or backbone network and the small subnetworks at the ‘edge’ of the entire hierarchical network.
Backhoe Loaders Industries Heavy equipment vehicle equipped with a bucket and a backhoe
Backplane Technology A backplane or backplane system is an electrical connector that joins several electrical circuits together. The backplane connectors are parallel to each other in order to link each pin to its relative pin on each connector, forming a complete computer bus.
Backup and Recovery Technology Refers to the process of backing up data in case of a loss and setting up systems that allow that data recovery due to data loss.
Backup Software Technology Backup software are computer programs used to perform backup; they create supplementary exact copies of files, databases or entire computers. These programs may later use the supplementary copies to restore the original contents in the event of data loss.
Backupify Companies Backupify is a backup technology provider for cloud-based data, offering archiving, search and restore solutions for online services.
Backward Compatible Technology Backward compatible refers to a hardware or software system that can use the interface of an older version of the same product.
BAE Systems (BA) Companies A British multinational defense, security, and aerospace company
Balanced Funds Finance Geared towards investors who are looking for a mixture of safety, income and modest capital appreciation. The amounts this type of mutual fund invests into each asset class usually must remain within a set minimum and maximum
Balanced Portfolio Finance A portfolio allocation and management method aimed at balancing risk and return.
BambooHR Human Resources BambooHR is a cloud-based human resources (HR) software service for small and midsize businesses. BambooHR offers small and growing companies a human resource information system (HRIS) that includes an applicant tracking system (ATS) and HRIS tools to manage all aspects of the employee lifecycle.
Bandwidth Technology The range of frequencies within a given band, in particular that used for transmitting a signal.
Bandwidth as a Service Technology Network connectivity service that allows users to request bandwidth at desired levels when and where they need it.
Bandwidth/DIA Technology Bandwidth is the range of frequencies within a given band, in particular that used for transmitting a signal.
Bank for International Settlements Companies An international financial institution owned by central banks which serves as a bank for central banks
Bank Identification Number (BIN) Finance A bank identification number (BIN) is the initial four to six numbers that appear on a credit card. The bank identification number uniquely identifies the institution issuing the card.
Bank of America (BAC) Companies A multinational banking and financial services corporation
Bank of China Companies Bank of China is one of the four biggest state-owned commercial banks in China.
Bank Reconciliation Finance A bank reconciliation is the process of matching the balances in an entity’s accounting records for a cash account to the corresponding information on a bank statement.
Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) Legal Banking practices to comply with government agencies to prevent money laundering
Banking Software Finance Enterprise software used for banking functions
Bankruptcy Protection Legal Process of limiting the amount a debtor must repay
Ban-The-Box Legal Ban the Box is the name of an international campaign by civil rights groups and advocates for ex-offenders, aimed at persuading employers to remove from their hiring applications the check box that asks if applicants have a criminal record.
Bar Coding Technology To mark with a bar code.
Barclays (BCS) Companies A British multinational banking and financial services company with operations in retail, wholesale and investment banking, as well as wealth management, mortgage lending and credit cards
Barcode Software Technology Generates and reads serial bar codes with the sequence generator and data import function.
Bare-Metal Cloud Technology A descriptive term for a computer server to distinguish it from modern forms of virtualization and cloud hosting.
Bare-Metal Hypervisor (Native Hypervisor) Technology Bare metal hypervisors run directly on the host’s hardware to control the hardware and to manage guest operating systems.
Barracuda Networks Companies Barracuda Networks is a company that provides security, networking and storage products based on network appliances and cloud services.
Barrier to Trade Legal A barrier to trade is a government imposed restraint on the flow of international goods or services.
Barriers to Entry Finance In theories of competition in economics, a barrier to entry, or an economic barrier to entry, is a cost that must be incurred by a new entrant into a market that incumbents do not have or have not had to incur.
Base Currency Finance The currency against which exchange rates are generally quoted in a given country.
Base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS) Finance Base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS) refers to tax planning strategies used by multinational companies, that exploit gaps and mismatches in tax rules to artificially shift profits to low or no-tax locations where there is little or no economic activity.The project headed by the OECD was initiated by the G20 in 2012.
Baseball Arbitration Legal A type of arbitration in which each party to the arbitration submits a proposed monetary award to the arbitrator.
Basecamp Companies Web application company
Basel II Finance Basel II is the second of the Basel Accords, (now extended and partially superseded[clarification needed] by Basel III), which are recommendations on banking laws and regulations issued by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision.
Bash Technology Bash is a Unix shell and command language written by Brian Fox for the GNU Project as a free software replacement for the Bourne shell.
Basis Point Finance One hundredth of one percent, used chiefly in expressing differences of interest rates.
Basware (HEL:BAS1V) Companies Basware is a vendor of e-invoicing, e-procurement and financing software and services. With its solutions Basware supports businesses in their digital transformation and helps shaping the future of finance.
Batch Processing / Batch Services Technology The processing of previously collected jobs in a single batch.
Batteries Finance
Bazaarvoice Companies
BB&T Corporation Companies BB&T Corporation is a financial service holding company based in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Its bank operates over 2,100 branches in 15 states and Washington, D.C., and offers consumer and commercial banking, securities brokerage, asset management, mortgage, and insurance products and services.
BBC Companies An operational business division of the British Broadcasting Corporation responsible for the gathering and broadcasting of news and current affairs
BBVA Compass Bank Companies A United States-based financial holding company
Beacon Health Options Companies Beacon Health Options, Inc. is a behavioral health company based in Boston, Massachusetts. It claims to be the largest privately held company of its kind in the United States.
Beacon Technology Technology Apple’s technology standard, which allows Mobile Apps to listen for signals from beacons in the physical world and react accordingly.
Bearer Bonds Finance A bond or debt security issued by a business entity such as a corporation, or a government.
Beazley Group Companies Beazley Group provides insurance and underwriting services.
Bedside Technology Healthcare Laboratory and other services provided to patients at the bedside including diagnostic and laboratory testing using automated information entry systems.
Beeline Companies Beeline is a software-as-a-service company dealing with solutions for sourcing and managing the extended workforce.
Behavioral Data Technology Behavioral data refers to information produced as a result of actions, typically commercial behavior using a range of devices connected to the Internet, such as a PC, tablet, or smartphone.
Belgacom (PROX) Companies Belgian telecommunications group.
Benchmarking Marketing Evaluate or check something by comparison with a standard.
Beneficial Owner Finance Beneficial owner is a legal term where specific property rights (‘use and title’) in equity belong to a person even though legal title of the property belongs to another person.
Beneficiary Human Resources A person who derives advantage from something, especially a trust, will, or life insurance policy.
Benefit Corporation Human Resources A benefit corporation is a type of for-profit corporate entity, that includes positive impact on society, workers, the community and the environment in addition to profit as its legally defined goals.
Benefits Administration Human Resources The process of establishing, maintaining, and managing benefits for the employees of an organization.
Benefits Management Human Resources The identification, definition, planning, tracking and realization of business benefits.
Berkeley DB (BDB) Technology Berkeley DB (BDB) is a software library intended to provide a high-performance embedded database for key/value data. Berkeley DB is written in C with API bindings for C++, C#, Java, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, Smalltalk, Tcl, and many other programming languages.
Berkshire Hathaway Companies Berkshire Hathaway Inc. is an American multinational conglomerate holding company headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, United States.
Betterment Companies An automated investing service that aims to provide optimized investment returns for individual, IRA, 401k, and rollover accounts
BetterUp Companies
bGenius Companies bGenius is an online marketing platform that offers campaign management, dynamically generated ads, and feed management.
Bharti Airtel (BHARTIARTL) Companies Indian based global telecommunications services company.
Biased Algorithms Technology
Big Blue Technology A slang term sometimes used to refer to International Business Machines Corporation (IBM).
Big Data Technology Extremely large data sets that may be analyzed computationally to reveal patterns, trend, and associations, especially relating to human behavior and interactions.
Big Data Analytics Technology The process of examining large and varied data sets to uncover hidden patterns, unknown correlations, market trends, customer preferences and other useful information that can help organizations make more-informed business decisions.
Big Data-as-a-Service (BDaaS) Technology A term typically used to refer to services that offer analysis of large or complex data sets, usually over the internet , as cloud hosted services.
BigCommerce Companies BigCommerce is a privately held technology company that develops e-commerce software for businesses.
Bike to Work Day Human Resources Bike to Work Day is an annual event held on various days in the Spring across the United States and Canada that promotes the bicycle as an option for commuting to work.
Bill Payment / Automated Clearing House (ACH) Finance The electronic clearing and settlement system used for financial transactions by US commercial banks and other institutions.
Billing and Invoicing Finance Process of acquiring payment for products or services
BIM 360 Technology BIM 360 improves construction project delivery by supporting informed decision-making throughout the project lifecycle and is made by Autodesk.
Bi-Modal IT Technology The practice of managing two separate, coherent modes of IT delivery, one focused on stability and the other on agility.
Bing Technology Web search engine operated by Microsoft
Biobank Healthcare A biobank is a type of biorepository that stores biological samples, usually human, for use in research.
Biochemistry Healthcare Biochemistry, sometimes called biological chemistry, is the study of chemical processes within and relating to living organisms.
Biofuel Industries Fuel product produced through contemporary biological processes, rather than by geological processes
Bioinformatics Healthcare The science of collecting and analyzing complex biological data such as genetic codes
Biomass Industries Organic matter derived from organisms
Biometric Authentication Technology the process of granting or denying access based on biometric identifiers instead of username and password.
Biometric Id System Technology software and hardware solutions that support biometric identification
Biometric Identification (Biometric ID) Technology
Biometric Patient Identification Technology systems that identify patients through biologically unique traits such as fingerprints, palm vein patterns, face, iris and voice. This category is specific to patient identification and managment within the context of healthcare.
Biometric Time Clock Technology A Biometric Time Clock is a tool for organizations to have a secure, efficient, and easy-to-use way of clocking in to work and managing your hourly/salary wage.
Biometrics Technology Refers to technologies used to detect and recognize human physical characteristics.
Biopharmaceuticals Healthcare A biological macromolecule or cellular component, such as a blood product, used as a pharmaceutical.
Bioprocessing Healthcare A bioprocess is a specific process that uses complete living cells or their components (bacteria, enzymes, chloroplasts) to obtain desired products. Transport of energy and mass is fundamental to many biological and environmental processes.
Biosimilar Biological Products Healthcare Biosimilar Biological Products are generic versions of more complicated pharmaceutical drugs.
Biostatistics Healthcare The branch of statistics that deals with data relating to living organisms.
Biotechnology Healthcare The exploitation of biological processes for industrial and other purposes, especially the genetic manipulation of microorganisms for the productions of antibiotics, hormones, etc.
Biovia Technology software company that provides software for chemical, materials, and bioscience research for the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, consumer packaged goods, aerospace, energy and chemical industries
Biovia Industries software company that provides software for chemical, materials, and bioscience research for the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, consumer packaged goods, aerospace, energy and chemical industries
Birst Companies Birst provides an advanced networked business analytics platform. Organizations can achieve a new level of trusted insight and decision making by connecting their data and people via a network of analytics services. Birst scales from individuals to the enterprise in a manner that is smart, connected, and scalable.
Bit Error Rate Tester (BERT) Technology A procedure or device that measures the bit error rate of a transmission to determine if errors are introduced into the system when data is transmitted.
Bitcoin Finance A cryptocurrency and a payment system invented by an unidentified programmer(s)
BitSight Companies
Bizible Companies Bizible offers an integrated marketing analytics platform for marketers to optimize their campaigns.
Blackbaud (BLKB) Companies Blackbaud Inc. is a supplier of software and services specifically designed for nonprofit organizations. Its products focus on fundraising, website management, CRM, analytics, financial management, ticketing, and education administration.
BlackBerry Companies Smartphone line designed by BlackBerry
Blackout Period Finance A blackout period is a period of at least three consecutive business days but not more than 60 days during which the majority of employees at a particular company are not allowed to make alterations to their retire
BlackRock (BLK) Companies An American global investment management corporation based in New York City
Blade Servers Technology A server architecture that houses multiple server models blades in a single chassis.
Blockchain Finance Blockchain is a digital ledger in which transactions made in bitcoin or another cryptocurrency are recorded chronologically and publicly.
Blockchain Energy Trading Finance Blockchain is a digital ledger in which transactions made in bitcoin or another cryptocurrency are recorded chronologically and publicly.
Blockchain Technology Finance A distributed database that maintains a continuously-growing list of ordered records called blocks
Blockchain Trading Platform Finance A distributed database that maintains a continuously-growing list of ordered records called blocks
Blog Comments Marketing A space within a blog that the reader can share their ideas or thoughts on a specific blog post page.
Blogging Marketing An approach to the analysis of datasets using techniques from topology.
Blood-Borne Disease Assays Healthcare Blood-Borne Disease Assays are tests run on biological samples that are used to identify and assess blood-borne disease progression
Bloomberg Companies
Bloomberg Anywhere Finance
Bloomberg data Finance
Bloomberg Enterprise Console Finance
Bloomberg Event Driven Feeds Finance
Bloomberg LQA Finance
Bloomberg MARS Finance
Bloomberg New Energy Finance Finance
Bloomberg Terminal Finance
Bloomerang Companies Bloomerang is a simple donor database and fundraising software solution that helps nonprofits decrease donor attrition and increase revenue.
Bloomreach Companies BloomReach is a Silicon Valley firm that brings businesses the first open and intelligent Digital Experience Platform (DXP).
Blotting Healthcare Blotting, in molecular biology and genetics, is a method of transferring proteins, DNA or RNA, onto a carrier (for example, a nitrocellulose, polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) or nylon membrane).
Blue Coat Systems, Inc. Companies Blue Coat Systems, Inc. was a company that provided hardware, software, and services designed for cybersecurity and network management. In 2016, it was acquired by and folded into Symantec.
Blue Jeans Network Companies A company that provides an interoperable cloud-based video communications service that connects participants across a wide range of devices and conferencing platforms.
Blue Prism (PRSM) Companies Blue Prism is the trading name of the Blue Prism Group, a UK multinational software corporation that pioneered and makes enterprise robotic process automation software to eliminate low-return, high-risk, manual data entry and processing work.
BlueCat Networks Companies BlueCat Networks, Inc. provides IP address management (IPAM), domain name system (DNS), and DHCP solutions for organizations in Canada and internationally.
Bluekai Technology a cloud-based big data platform offered by Oracle
BlueKai (Oracle Data Cloud) Technology Cloud based big data platform that enables companies to personalize online, offline, and mobile marketing campaigns with richer and more actionable information about targeted audiences.
Blueprint Operations A blueprint is a reproduction of a technical drawing, documenting an architecture or an engineering design, using a contact print process on light-sensitive sheets.
BlueShift Labs Companies BlueShift is a marketing platform that provides audience solutions, multi-channel campaign synchronization and behavior based triggers.
BlueSnap Companies BlueSnap is a global payments technology company that optimizes global checkout and drives higher payment conversions by 40 percent for eCommerce merchants worldwide.
Bluetooth Technology Wireless technology for exchanging data over a short range between devices
Bluewolf Companies
BMC Companies BMC Digital Enterprise Management is an integrated set of IT solutions designed to fast track digital business for the ultimate competitive advantage, from mainframe to mobile to cloud and beyond.
BMC Switzerland Companies Bicycle manufacturing company headquartered in Switzerland
BMI Research Finance A research firm that provides macroeconomic, industry and financial market analysis globally.
BNEF Finance
BNP Paribas Companies An international banking group with a presence in 75 countries
BNY Mellon Companies The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation, which does business as BNY Mellon, is an American worldwide banking and financial services holding company headquartered in New York City.
Board Memberships Administration
Boeing (BA) Companies World’s larges aerospace company dealing in commercial sales and government sales
Boeing 737 Technology The Boeing 737 is a short- to medium-range twinjet narrow-body airliner developed and manufactured by Boeing Commercial Airplanes in the United States.
Boeing 777 Technology The Boeing 777 is a family of long-range wide-body twin-engine jet airliners developed and manufactured by Boeing Commercial Airplanes.
Boeing 787 Technology The Boeing 787 Dreamliner is an American long-haul, mid-size widebody, twin-engine jet airliner made by Boeing Commercial Airplanes.
Bombora Companies The largest aggregator of B2B intent data, providing B2B marketing and sales teams insights about when their customers are actively in market
Bomgar Technology A remote support solution that allows support technicians to remotely connect to end-user systems through firewalls from their computer or mobile device.
Bond ETFs Finance A type of exchange-traded fund that exclusively invests in bonds.
Bond Yield Finance The amount of return an investor realizes on a bond.
Bonds Finance A debt investment in which an investor loans money to an entity which borrows the funds for a defined period of time at a variable or fixed interest rate.
Bonus Payments Human Resources Compensation over and above the amount of pay specified as a base salary or hourly rate of pay.
Book Value Finance The value of a security or asset as entered in a company’s books.
Boolean Operators Technology Boolean Operators are used to connect and define the relationship between your search terms. When searching electronic databases, you can use Boolean operators to either narrow or broaden your record sets. The three Boolean operators are AND, OR and NOT.
Borderfree Companies An international online retail store
Boston Consulting Group Finance American worldwide management consulting firm.
Boston Scientific (BSX) Companies A worldwide developer, manufacturer and marketer of medical devices whose products are used in a range of interventional medical specialties
Botany Industries Botany is the science of plant life and a branch of biology.
Botnet Technology Botnet is a network of private computers infected with malicious software and controlled as a group without the owners’ knowledge, e.g., to send spam messages.
Bottom Line Companies Bottom Line (net earnings or net profits) is a company’s income after all expenses have been deducted from revenues. These expenses include interest charges paid on loans, general and administrative costs and income taxes.
Bounced Email Technology A bounced email refers to any email message that is not delivered to the recipient and is returned or bounced back to the sender.
Box Companies Cloud-based file sharing content management service
BP (BP) Companies A British multinational oil and gas company headquartered in London, England
BQuant Finance
Bradford Networks Companies Bradford Networks develops network access control solutions that deliver automated security products for enterprises and governments.
Brainshark Companies Technology company offering a sales enablement platform and product suite via software as a service
Braintree Companies Braintree is an online payment gateway platform designed to make payments easier, offering the tools needed to accept payments and enable commerce.
Branch Office Access Solution Technology
Brand Acquisition Finance Brand acquisition is the legal transfer of brand elements from one firm to another, resulting in a legal change in ownership that is recorded by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) as an assignment.
Brand Ambassadors Marketing A person who is hired by an organization or company to represent a brand in a positive light and by doing so help to increase brand awareness and sales
Brand Awareness Marketing The extent to which customers are able to recall or recognize a brand
Brand Building Strategy Marketing Brand building strategy is a logical plan that explains how you can reach whatever goal you have for your brand.
Brand Equity Marketing The value of a brand name based on consumer awareness
Brand Loyalty Marketing Positive feelings towards a brand and dedication to purchase the same product or service repeatedly now and in the future from the same brand, regardless of a competitor’s actions or changes in the environment
Brand Management Marketing The analysis and planning on how that brand is perceived in the market
Brand Name Drugs Healthcare a drug that has a trade name and is protected by a patent
Brand Positioning Marketing The conceptual place you want to own in the target consumer’s mind – the benefits you want to think of when they think of your brand.
Brand Protection Marketing Combats the loss of revenue, reputation and customer trust that occurs when someone else exploits your brand for their own gain.
Brand Safety Marketing Brand Safety refers to the techniques and tools used to ensure an ad does not appear in a context that can damage a brand’s image.
Brand Voice Marketing Brand voice is the purposeful, consistent expression of a brand through words and prose styles that engage and motivate.
Branding Marketing The process involved in creating a unique name and image for a product in the consumers’ mind, mainly through advertising campaigns with a consistent theme.
Branding Agency Marketing A firm that specializes in creating and launching brands, as well as rebranding.
Braze Companies Braze is a customer engagement platform for leading brands that unites data, technology, and teams to create brilliant messaging experiences.
Breach of Contract Legal Breach of contract is an act of breaking the terms set out in a contract.
Breakroom Furniture Administration Furniture for use by employees at their workplace in a designated break area.
Breakroom Solutions Administration Solutions to supply and furnish a breakroom for employees.
Brent Crude Finance A major trading classification of sweet light crude oil that serves as a major benchmark price for purchases of oil worldwide.
Brex Companies a financial service and technology company that offers business credit cardsa nd cash management accounts to tech companies
Brex Finance a financial service and technology company that offers business credit cardsa nd cash management accounts to tech companies
Bribery Legal The offer or acceptance of anything of value in exchange for favors of influence.
Brick and Mortar (B&M) Industries Brick and mortar (also bricks and mortar or B&M) refers to a physical presence of an organization or business in a building or other structure. The term brick-and-mortar business is often used to refer to a company that possesses or leases retail stores, factory production facilities, or warehouses for its operations.
Bright Horizons Companies
Brightcove (BCOV) Companies Brightcove, Inc. is a Boston, Massachusetts based software company that produces an online video platform.
Brightedge Companies BrightEdge transforms online content into tangible business results, such as traffic, revenue, and engagement. BrightEdge’s award-winning SEO platform is powered by a sophisticated big-data analysis engine and is the only company capable of web-wide, real-time measurement of digital content engagement across all digital channels, including search, social, and mobile.
BrightFunnel Companies BrightFunnel generates predictive, actionable revenue insights for B2B marketers.
Brightree Healthcare
Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Technology Refers to the policy of permitting employees to bring personally owned devices to their workplace, and to use those devices to access privileged company information and applications.
British Airways Companies The United Kingdom’s biggest airline
Broadband Technology A high-capacity transmission technique using a wide range of frequencies, which enables a large number of messages to be communicated simultaneously.
Broadcast Marketing To transmit a program or some information by radio or television.
Broadcom Inc. Companies
BroadSoft Companies BroadSoft, Inc. is a global communication software and service provider that was purchased by Cisco Systems in 2018.
Brocade Communications Systems Companies Brocade Communications Systems is an American technology company specializing in data and storage networking products.
Brochure Design Marketing Brochure Design refers to the processes and tasks involved with designing and creating brochures.
Brokerage Services Finance A financial institution that facilitates the buying and selling of financial securities between a buyer and a seller.
Broker-Dealer Finance A brokerage firm that buys and sells securities on its own account as a principal before selling the securities to customers.
BT Global Services Technology Global Services is a division of United Kingdom telecommunications operator BT Group.
Buddy Punching Human Resources The concept of buddy punching is nothing new, as any labor management services professional can no doubt attest. Buddy punching occurs when one employee asks another employee to clock in on their behalf.
Budgeting Finance Estimate of income and expenditure for a certain period
Build Management Technology The term build management may refer to the process by which source code is converted into a stand-alone form that can be run on a computer or to the form itself.
Building Advisor Companies A website that gives advice on planning and building homes and remodeling projects
Building Information Modeling (BIM) Industries Building Information Modeling (BIM) is a digital representation of physical and functional characteristics of a facility.
Building Management System (BMS) Technology A computer-based control system installed in buildings that controls and monitors the building’s mechanical and electrical equipment such as ventilation, lighting, power systems, fire systems, and security systems.
Building Security Operations Protecting occupants and property in a building
BuildingSMART Companies BuildingSMART, formerly the International Alliance for Interoperability, is an international organisation which aims to improve the exchange of information between software applications used in the construction industry.
Bundled Payments Healthcare The reimbursement of health care providers on the basis of expected costs for clinically-defined episodes of care.
Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Government The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is a unit of the United States Department of Labor. It is the principal fact-finding agency for the U.S. government in the broad field of labor economics and statistics and serves as a principal agency of the U.S. Federal Statistical System.
Burglar Alarms Operations Security system that aims to detect intrusion
Business / Travel Expenses Finance Necessary expenses that are part of a business trip
Business Activity Monitoring (BAM) Finance Tools for monitoring business metrics
Business Air Companies Charter airline headquartered in Bangkok, Thailand
Business Aircraft Industries Aircraft that transports small groups of people for commercial purposes
Business Analytics Finance Statistical exploration of business data
Business Card Scanning Technology With a business card scanner, you can scan a large numbers of business cards using specially designed software.
Business Case Finance A justification for a proposed project or undertaking on the basis of its expected commercial benefit.
Business Checking Finance Checking account used for business purposes
Business Collaboration Finance Interaction between individuals for a business purpose
Business Communications Operations Exchange of information between individuals for a business purpose
Business Consulting Services Finance A professional who provides professional or expert advice in a particular area such as security, management, accountancy, law, human resources, marketing, finance, engineering, or other specialized fields.
Business Continuity Technology Defined as the capability of the organization to continue delivery of products or services at acceptable predefined levels following a disruptive incident.
Business Continuity Planning Operations Process of planning for future events by recognizing organizational threats and risks
Business Credit Finance Business credit can be defined as the credit associated with a specific business.
Business Credit Cards Finance Credit cards used for business purposes
Business Debit Card Finance A business debit card is a plastic payment card that can be used by business owners or employees instead of cash when making business purchases.
Business Development Sales The activity of pursuing strategic opportunities for a particular business or organization.
Business Education Human Resources Education for general knowledge of business practices
Business Email Compromise (BEC) Technology A business email compromise (BEC) is an exploit in which the attacker gains access to a corporate email account and spoofs the owner’s identity to defraud the company or its employees, customers or partners of money.
Business Enablement Administration Strategic process for fostering business processes
Business Ethernet Network Technology The use of high-bandwidth Ethernet technology for Internet access and for communication among business, academic and government local area networks.
Business Funding Finance Business Funding is the process in which a business obtains capital for their operations.
Business Identity Theft Finance Business identity theft (also known as corporate or commercial identity theft) is a new development in the criminal enterprise of identity theft. In the case of a business, a criminal will hijack a business’s identity and use that identity to establish lines of credit with banks or retailers.
Business Innovation Administration
Business Insurance Finance Form of risk management focusing on protection against quantifiable loss
Business Integration Technology Businesses depend on a very complex and heterogeneous mix of information like solving a customer problem, managing a workflow, establishing a supply chair or designing a new product that requires integrating many different sources of information from many different enterprise systems.
Business Intelligence Technology An umbrella term that includes the applications, infrastructure and tools, and best practices that enable access to and analysis of information to improve and optimize decisions and performance.
Business Intelligence Analytics Technology An umbrella term including data warehousing, business intelligence, enterprise information management, enterprise performance management, analytic applications, and
Business Law Legal Legislation that governs business operations
Business Line of Credit Finance Amount of credit extended to a business from a lender
Business Loans Finance Loan intended for business purposes
Business Management Administration
Business Metrics Finance Quantifiable measure for assessing the state a business process
Business Mileage Finance Business mileage is defined as travel an individual is obliged to make in order to complete the duties of their employment.
Business Network Finance Interconnection of businesses
Business Owners Policy (BOP) Legal Insurance policies for businesses that combine property and liability insurance into one umbrella
Business Payment Solutions Finance Methods for processing business payments
Business Philanthropy Finance Business that exists for the purposes of charitable giving to a human cause
Business Planning Finance Process for formalizing business purposes
Business Process as a Service (BPaaS) Administration Business Process as a Service (BPaaS) is a form of business process outsourcing (BPO) that employs a cloud computing service model.
Business Process Automation (BPA) Finance Strategy for automating business processes
Business Process Management (BPM) Finance Strategy for managing business processes
Business Process Management Optimization (BPO BPM) Administration Strategy for managing business processes
Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) Finance Strategy for contracting business activities to a third party
Business Real Estate Financing Finance Allows you to pay off an existing mortgage on a business or commercial investment property including potential cash-out opportunities.
Business Relationship Management (BRM) Administration Business relationship management (BRM) is a formal approach to understanding, defining, and supporting inter-business activities related to business networking.
Business Retention Human Resources An effort by a business to maintain a working environment which supports current staff in remaining with the company.
Business Savings Account Finance Savings account used for business purposes
Business Start-Up Costs Legal Non-recurring costs associated with setting up a business, such as accountant’s fees, legal fees, registration charges, as well as advertising, promotional activities, and employee training.
Business Transformation Finance Strategy for radically modifying business processes
Business Travel Human Resources Trip taken for business purposes
Businesssolutions Administration
Buyer Centricity Marketing A way of doing business with your customer in a way that provides a positive customer experience before and after the sale in order to drive repeat business, customer loyalty and profits.
Buyer Intent Marketing
Buyer Journey Marketing A framework that acknowledges a buyer’s progression through a research and decision process ultimately culminating in a purchase.
Buyer Needs Marketing Simply the needs of a buyer. These can be functional, situational, social, knowledge, or psychological needs.
Buy-Sell Agreement Legal A buy-sell agreement is a formalized business continuation plan that is designed to provide for the orderly disposition or continuation of an individual’s ownership in a business.
BYOD Human Resources
Bytecoin (BCN) Technology Bytecoin (ticker symbol BCN[2]) is the first cryptocurrency based on the CryptoNote technology with an open source code designed for anonymous cash settlement. BCN protects the user’s privacy with impassive and anonymous transactions.


3D CAD Technology 3D CAD, or 3-dimensional computer-aided design, is technology for design and technical documentation, which replaces manual drafting with an automated process.
3dcart Companies 3dcart is a privately held technology company that develops e-commerce software for businesses.
529 College Plans Human Resources An education savings plan operated by a state or educational institution designed to help families set aside funds for future college costs
C Technology
C# Technology C# is an object-oriented programming language from Microsoft that aims to combine the computing power of C++ with the programming ease of Visual Basic. C# is based on C++ and contains features similar to those of Java.
C++ Technology C++ is a general-purpose object-oriented programming language, and is an extension of the C language.
CA Technologies Companies
CAC 40 Index Finance A benchmark French stock market index.
Cache Technology A temporary storage space or memory that allows data access to data.
Calero Companies Calero helps enterprises manage their fixed and mobile networks with flexible solutions for controlling costs, optimizing services, boosting efficiency and productivity, and enhancing information security.
California Family Rights Act (CFRA) Government The California Family Rights Act (CFRA) amended the 1991 California family and medical leave law to generally mirror the federal the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). However, with the enactment of various California laws, differences between the CFRA and the FMLA have become more numerous.
California Pregnancy Disability Leave Human Resources California’s Pregnancy Disability Leave law also requires employers to allow employees to take up to 4 months off for any disability related to pregnancy and childbirth. This leave is unpaid and is not ‘maternity leave’ or pregnancy leave in the sense that its intended to provide for medical disability.
Call Analytics Technology Call Analytics is used to refer to the measurement, collection, analysis and reporting of phone call data.
Call Center Operations
Call Center Cloud Technology
Call Center Management Technology Call center management refers to silent monitoring whereby you listen to the interaction between an incoming caller and an agent.
Call Center Software Technology Call center software are software solutions that help call center agents access the right information and knowledge about a customer’s history to improve the overall customer experience.
Call Of Duty (COD) Technology A legal term describing the necessity to carry out a job or duty, such as a police case, military assault/wartime actions, or other military or highly important jobs.
Call Recordings Technology The term call recording means to record a telephone call or other audio source.
Call To Action (CTA) Marketing Call to action (CTA) is a marketing term used extensively in advertising and selling. It refers to any device designed to prompt an immediate response or encourage an immediate sale.
Call Tracking Technology Call tracking is a technology which can enable the pay per call, pay per minute or pay per lead business model, allowing the tracking of phone calls to be associated with performance-based advertising.
Callidus Cloud (CALD) Companies A global enterprise software and SaaS company headquartered in Dublin, California
Calorimetry Industries Calorimetry is the science or act of measuring changes in state variables of a body for the purpose of deriving the heat transfer associated with changes of its state due, for example, to chemical reactions, physical changes, or phase transitions under specified constraints
Campaign Management Marketing Implements public relations, product development, and sales to create, execute, monitor, and measure marketing programs directed at specifically target audiences.
Campanja Companies Campanja maintains a software platform that optimizes search engine marketing (SEM) campaigns.
Campus Card Government A Campus Card is an official campus identification card and a debit card all in one.
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) Companies The Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, commonly referred to as CIBC, is one of the Big Five banks in Canada.
Cancer Genomics Healthcare Cancer genomics is the study of the totality of DNA sequence and gene expression differences between tumor cells and normal host cells.
Cancer Research Healthcare Cancer research is research into cancer to identify causes and develop strategies for prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and cure.
Candidate Sourcing Human Resources A talent acquisition discipline which is focused on the identification, assessment and engagement of skilled worker candidates through proactive recruiting techniques.
Canola Finance Any number of cultivars of rapeseed.
Canon Companies
Canon Law Legal Canon law is any church’s or religion’s laws, rules, and regulations, more commonly, the written policies that guide the administration and religious ceremonies of the Roman Catholic Church.
CAN-SPAM Marketing The United States’ first national standard for the sending of commercial e-mail and requires the DTC to enforce its provisions.
Capacity Management Technology Capacity management is a process used to manage information technology.
Capacity Planning Technology Capacity planning is the process of determining the production capacity needed by an organization to meet changing demands for its products.
Capacity Requirement Planning (CRP) Operations Capacity Requirements Planning is an accounting method used to determine the available production capacity of a company.
Capacity Utilization Technology Capacity utilization is a measure of the extent to which the productive capacity of a business is being used.
Capgemini (CAP) Companies A French multinational information technology consulting corporation
Capgemini (CAP) Finance A French multinational information technology consulting corporation
Capital Allowance Finance Capital allowances is the practice of allowing a company to get tax relief on tangible capital expenditure by allowing it to be expensed against its annual pre-tax income. Generally, the capital allowances will exist for only specified items of tangible capital expenditure, and the expensing is usually spread over a fixed period of years.
Capital Budgeting Finance Capital budgeting, and investment appraisal, is the planning process used to determine whether an organization’s long term investments such as new machinery, replacement of machinery, new plants, new products, and research development projects are worth the funding of cash through the firm’s capitalization structure (debt, equity or retained earnings).
Capital Equipment Financing Finance Process of providing loans and leases for the purpose of acquiring equipment
Capital Expenditure Finance Capital expenditure or capital expense (capex) is the money a company spends to buy, maintain, or improve its fixed assets, such as buildings, vehicles, equipment, or land.
Capital Gains Finance Profit from the sale of property or of an investment
Capital Injection Finance Investing cash, equity, or debt into an organization
Capital Markets Finance The part of a financial system concerned with raising capital by dealing in shares, bonds, and other long-term investments
Capital One Financial (COF) Companies An American bank holding company specializing in credit cards, home loans, auto loans, banking and savings products
Capital One Investing Companies Capital One investing is an online brokerage and investment firm with its headquarters Virginia.
Capital Structure Information Finance
Capitol Controls Finance Capital controls are residency-based measures such as transaction taxes, other limits, or outright prohibitions that a nation’s government can use to regulate flows from capital markets into and out of the country’s capital account.
Car Sharing Industries
Carbon Capture and Sequestration Industries Process of depositing waste carbon dioxide in a place where it will not enter the atmosphere
Carbon Capture and Storage Industries Process of depositing waste carbon dioxide in a place where it will not enter the atmosphere
Carbon Fiber Industries Carbon Fiber is an extremely strong and light fiber-reinforced plastic which contains carbon fibers. The spelling ‘fibre’ is common in British Commonwealth countries. CFRPs can be expensive to produce but are commonly used wherever high strength-to-weight ratio and rigidity are required, such as aerospace, automotive, civil engineering, sports goods and an increasing number of other consumer and technical applications.
Carbon Footprint Industries A carbon footprint is historically defined as the total emissions caused by an individual, event, organisation, or product, expressed as carbon dioxide equivalent.
Carbon Management Technology A management process which promotes environmental effectiveness in organizations.
Carbon Markets Finance
Carbon Pricing Finance
Carbon Risk Finance
Carbonite Technology
Card Not Present (CNP) Finance Card not present (CNP) refers to a purchase a consumer makes without physically presenting his or her credit or debit card at the time of purchase.
Card Security Code (CSC) Finance A card security code (CSC) is a security feature for ‘card not present’ payment card transactions instituted to reduce the incidence of credit card fraud.
Card Verification Value (CVV) Finance A card verification value (CVV) is a security feature present in credit, debit and ATM cards to facilitate ‘card not present’ transactions.
Cardinal Health (CAH) Companies Headquartered in Dublin, Ohio, Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE: CAH) is a global, integrated healthcare services and products company, providing customized solutions for hospitals, health systems, pharmacies, ambulatory surgery centers, clinical laboratories and physician offices worldwide.
Cardinal Logistics Companies Cardinal Logistics Management Corporation provides integrated logistics and transportation services in the United States and Canada.
Cardlytics Companies Cardlytics is a platform that aggregates purchase data for programmatic buying.
Care Coordination Healthcare The deliberate organization of patient care activities between two or more participants involved in a patent’s care to facilitate the appropriate delivery of health care services.
Career Development Human Resources Lifelong process of managing learning, work, leisure, and transitions in order to move toward a personally determined and evolving preferred future
Career Management Human Resources The combination of structured planning and the active management choice of one’s own professional career
CareTech Solutions Healthcare
Cargill Companies Cargill, Incorporated. is an American privately held global conglomerate based in Minnetonka, Minnesota, a Minneapolis suburb, and incorporated in Wilmington, Delaware.
Carousel Industries Healthcare
Carve-Out Finance The separation of a business unit from its parent as a standalone company
Cascading Technology Displaying windows in a progressive order so that all the title bars appear on the screen at one time.
Cascading Style Sheets(CSS) Technology Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) is a style sheet language used for describing the presentation of a document written in a markup language like HTML.
Case Management Healthcare Case management is a collaborative process of assessment, planning, facilitation, care coordination, evaluation, and advocacy for options and services to meet an individual’s and family’s comprehensive health needs through communication and available resources to promote quality, cost-effective outcome.
Cash Application Finance Case management is a collaborative process of assessment, planning, facilitation, care coordination, evaluation, and advocacy for options and services to meet an individual’s and family’s comprehensive health needs through communication and available resources to promote quality, cost-effective outcome.
Cash Flow Management Finance Strategy for managing the outlay and receipt of cash
Cash Management Finance Strategy for managing the outlay and receipt of cash
Cash Management Tools Finance Tools that aid an organization in managing the outlay and receipt of cash
Cash Method Finance Refers to major accounting method that recognizes revenues and expenses at the time physical cash is actually received or paid out.
Cash Positions Finance
Cashflow Finance
Cast Software (CAS) Companies CAST is a technology corporation, category and market leader in Software intelligence, with headquarters in New York City and in France, near Paris. CAST markets Software intelligence to insight complex software with its experience in software quality and size (automated function points counting) measurement technology and expertise as well as bench-marking in software industry, and offers software, hosting and consulting services in support software intelligence.
Castlight Healthcare
Casualty Insurance Industries Casualty insurance is a broad category of coverage against loss of property, damage or other liabilities. Casualty insurance includes vehicle insurance, liability insurance, theft insurance and elevator insurance.
Catapult Systems Companies Catapult Systems, LLC provides information technology consulting services. It offers cloud computing, Office 365, application development, enterprise, business intelligence, user centered design, web, custom application, mobile, infrastructure, managed, IT security and compliance, and Solutions-as-a-Service solutions.
CBS (CBS) Companies An American commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of CBS Corporation
cClearly Companies cClearly is a marketing analytics and optimization provider that helps marketers increase revenues and decrease cost per acquisition.
CD (Certificate of Deposit) Finance A savings certificate with a fixed maturity date, specified fixed interest rate and can be issued in any denomination aside from minimum investment requirements
CDMA Technology Code-division multiple access is a channel access method used by various radio communication technologies.
CDNetworks Companies CDNetworks is a full-service content delivery network which provides technology, network infrastructure, and customer services for the delivery of Internet content and applications.
CDW (CDW) Companies A provider of technology products and services for business, government and education
CEB Gartner Companies CEB, a subsidiary of Gartner, is a global best practice insights and technology company that provides products and services to businesses worldwide.
Celestica Companies
Cell Counting Healthcare Cell counting is any of various methods for the counting or similar quantification of cells in the life sciences, including medical diagnosis and treatment.
Cell Culture Industries Cell culture is the process by which cells are grown under controlled conditions, generally outside their natural environment. After the cells of interest have been isolated from living tissue, they can subsequently be maintained under carefully controlled conditions.
Cell Sorting Healthcare Cell sorting is the ability to separate cells according to their properties
Cell Therapy Healthcare Cell therapy, or cytotherapy, is therapy in which cellular material is injected into a patient; this generally means intact, living cells.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention(CDC) Government The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is the leading national public health institute of the United States. The CDC is a United States federal agency under the Department of Health and Human Services and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Government The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), previously known as the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA), is a federal agency within the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) that administers the Medicare program and works in partnership with state governments to administer Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP), and health insurance portability standards. In addition to these programs, CMS has other responsibilities, including the administrative simplification standards from the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), quality standards in long-term care facilities (more commonly referred to as nursing homes
Centers of Excellence (CoEs) Operations A center of excellence (CoE) is a team, a shared facility or an entity that provides leadership, best practices, research, support and/or training for a focus area. The focus area might be a technology (e.g. Java), a business concept (e.g. BPM), a skill (e.g. negotiation) or a broad area of study (e.g. women’s health).
CentOS Technology CentOS (from Community Enterprise Operating System) is a Linux distribution that provides a free, enterprise-class, community-supported computing platform functionally compatible with its upstream source, Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL).
Centralize vs. De-Centralize Operations Centralized organization can be defined as a hierarchy decision-making structure where all decisions and processes are handled strictly at the top or the executive level. While the benefits to a decentralized organizational structure are more flexible and open to change.
Centrifuge Healthcare A centrifuge is a piece of equipment that puts an object in rotation around a fixed axis, applying a potentially strong force perpendicular to the axis of spin.
Centrify Companies Centrify is a company that offers Identity and Access Management and Privileged Identity Management to secure access across computer network and cloud computing environments.
CenturyLink (CTL) Companies American telecommunications that provides communications and data services to residential, business, governmental, and wholesale customers.
Ceridian (CDAY) Companies Ceridian HCM, Inc. is a provider of human resources software and services with employees in the USA, Canada, Europe, Australia and Mauritius. It is a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange as of April 2018.
Cerner (CERN) Companies Cerner Corporation is an American supplier of health information technology solutions, services, devices and hardware.
Cerner (CERN) Healthcare Cerner Corporation is an American supplier of health information technology solutions, services, devices and hardware.
Ceros Companies Software used for creating interactive marketing content
Certificate Authority (CA) Technology A certificate authority or certification authority (CA) is an entity that issues digital certificates. A digital certificate certifies the ownership of a public key by the named subject of the certificate.
Certificate of Competency Human Resources A certificate issued by the Small Business Administration (SBA) stating that the holder is responsible (with respect to all elements of responsibility, including but not limited to capability, competency, capacity, credit, integrity, perseverance, and tenacity) for the purpose of receiving and performing a specific Government contract.
Certificate of Registration Legal A certificate of registration is a document giving information about a person or organization that appears on an official list.
Certificate Programs Human Resources A designation earned by a person to assure qualification to perform a job or task
Certificate Signing Request (CSR) Technology A certificate signing request (also CSR or certification request) is a message sent from an applicant to a certificate authority in order to apply for a digital identity certificate.
Certification Mark Legal A certification mark is a mark used in commerce by a person other than its owner.
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Technology Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) is an independent information security certification granted by the International Information System Security Certification Consortium, also known as (ISC)².
Certified Physician Order Entry (CPOE) Healthcare The process of a medical professional entering medication orders or other physician instructions electronically instead of on paper charts.
Cetaris Technology
Cetaris Industries
CFO Summit Marketing Monthly teleconference attended by finance executives
CGI Companies An American multinational technology conglomerate headquartered that develops, manufactures, and sells networking hardware, telecommunications equipment, and other high-technology services and products
Change and Release Management Technology The process of managing, planning, scheduling and controlling a software build through different stages and environments; including testing and deploying software
Change Healthcare Healthcare
Change Management Operations Strategy for managing business changes
Channel Conflict Sales Channel conflict occurs when manufacturers (brands) disintermediate their channel partners, such as distributors, retailers, dealers, and sales representatives, by selling their products directly to consumers through general marketing methods and/or over the Internet.
Channel Management Marketing A process where the company develops various marketing techniques as well as sales strategies to reach the widest possible customer base.
Channel Management Software Marketing Tracks goods and services from the seller to the ultimate consumer.
Channel Marketing Marketing The people, organizations, and activities necessary to transfer the ownership of goods from the point of production to the point of consumption.
Channel Partner Management Marketing A company that partners with a manufacturer or producer to market and sell the manufacturer’s products, services, or technologies. This is usually done through a co-branding relationship.
Channel Program Technology A partner program, which may also be referred to as channel partner program or alliance program, is a business strategy that vendors use to encourage value-added resellers (VARs), managed service providers (MSPs), consultants, systems integrators (SIs), original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), independent software vendors (ISVs) and distributors to recommend or sell the vendor’s products and associated services.
Channel Recruitment Marketing The identification and use of recruitment channels begins after a business creates a basic framework regarding its employee wants, needs, and budget.
ChannelAdvisor (ECOM) Companies ChannelAdvisor Corp. is an e-commerce company based in Morrisville, North Carolina.
Chaos Group (Vray) Technology V-Ray is a computer-generated imagery rendering software application developed by the Bulgarian company Chaos Group
Chapter 11 Bankruptcy (Reorganization) Finance Type of bankruptcy where the debtor proposes a plan to reorganize and pay creditors over time
Chapter 7 Bankruptcy (Liquidation) Finance Type of bankruptcy where the debtor liquidates non-exempt assets and proceeds are distributed to creditors
Charge Back Technology An act of policy of allocating the cost of an organization’s centrally located resources
Charitable Giving Finance A gift made by an individual or an organization to a nonprofit organization, charity or private foundation
Charles Schwab (SCHW) Companies A bank and brokerage firm, based in San Francisco, California
Charter Companies
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Finance A professional credential offered internationally by the American-based CFA Institute to investment and financial professionals.
Chase Bank Companies A multinational banking and financial services corporation
Chat Software Technology chat software to support customer support, enterprise communciations and marketing
Chat Software Marketing chat software to support customer support, enterprise communciations and marketing
Chatbot Technology A chatbot is an artificial intelligence (AI) program that simulates interactive human conversation by using key pre-calculated user phrases and auditory or text-based signals.
Check Point Companies Check Point is an Israeli multinational provider of software and combined hardware and software products for IT security, including network security, endpoint security, mobile security, data security and security management.
Check Point Software Technologies Technology Check Point Software Technologies, Ltd. Is the corporate name of a security vendor that offers security for networks, data and endpoints, unified under a single management framework.
Checking Account Finance A transactional account held at a financial institution that allows withdrawals and deposits
Checkout Optimization Technology Checkout Optimization is a strategy used by eCommerce sites to increase conversion for online shoppers.
Checkpoint Catalyst Finance Chekpoint Catalyst is an online research platform from Thomson Reuters featuring multi-jurisdictional contecnt, embedded tools, and an enhanced search engine.
Chef Companies Chef is used to streamline the task of configuring and maintaining a company’s servers, and can integrate with cloud-based platforms such as Internap, Amazon EC2, Google Cloud Platform, Oracle Cloud, OpenStack, SoftLayer, Microsoft Azure and Rackspace to automatically provision and configure new machines
Chemical Mechanical Polishing (CMP) Operations Chemical mechanical polishing/planarization is a process of smoothing surfaces with the combination of chemical and mechanical forces. It can be thought of as a hybrid of chemical etching and free abrasive polishing.
Chemical Research Healthcare Chemical Research refers to research that is done in the fields of chemistry and biochemistry
Chevron (CVX) Companies Chevron Corporation is an American multinational energy corporation. One of the successor companies of Standard Oil, it is headquartered in San Ramon, California, and active in more than 180 countries.
Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Finance United States based futures and options exchanges.
Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) Finance World’s largest options exchange and the leader in product innovation, options education, and trading volume.
Chief Resilience Officers Government A position in city government that ideally reports directly to the city’s chief executive, and acts as the city’s point person for resilience building, helping to coordinate all of the city’s resilience efforts.
ChiefNation Companies ChiefNation is a marketing company that provides account management and lead generation.
Child Care Human Resources The action or skill of looking after children.
Child Labor Legal The use of children in industry or business, especially when illegal or considered inhumane.
Child Tax Credit Government A child tax credit is a tax credit available in some countries, which depends on the number of dependent children in a family. The credit may depend on other factors as well, such as income level.
Chillers Healthcare A chiller is a machine that removes heat from a liquid via a vapor-compression or absorption refrigeration cycle.
China Mobile (CHL) Companies Chinese state-owned telecommunication company that provides mobile voice and multimedia services through its nationwide mobile telecommunications network.
Chip Reader Finance A chip reader is a device to process chip cards, contactless payments or magnetic-stripe cards payments for financial transactions.
Choice Architecture Marketing Choice architecture is the design of different ways in which choices can be presented to consumers, and the impact of that presentation on consumer decision-making.
Chromatography Healthcare Chromatography is a laboratory technique for the separation of a mixture. The mixture is dissolved in a fluid called the mobile phase, which carries it through a structure holding another material called the stationary phase. The various constituents of the mixture travel at different speeds, causing them to separate. The separation is based on differential partitioning between the mobile and stationary phases.
Chromatography Software Healthcare Chromatography software, also known as a Chromatography Data System collects and analyzes chromatographic results delivered by chromatography detectors.
Chrome Technology Freeware web browser developed by Google
Chromebook Technology Laptop that runs Chrome OS
Chromecast Technology Line of audio/video streaming smart devices developed by Google
Chronic Disease Management (CDM) Healthcare Chronic disease management (CDM) programs are proactive, organized sets of interventions focused on the needs of a defined population of patients.
Chubb Companies Chubb Limited is a property and casualty insurer.
Churn Rate Sales Churn rate (sometimes called attrition rate), in its broadest sense, is a measure of the number of individuals or items moving out of a collective group over a specific period. It is one of two primary factors that determine the steady-state level of customers a business will support.
Cigna (CI) Companies A major provider of medical, dental, disability, life and accident insurance and related products and services
Ciox Health Healthcare
Circuit Breaker Technology A circuit breaker is an automatically operated electrical switch designed to protect an electrical circuit from damage caused by excess current from an overload or short circuit.
Circuit Design Technology Can cover systems ranging from complex electronic systems all the way down to the individual transistors within an integrated circuit.
Circuit Protection Industries Using a circuit breaker to protect electrical circuits from overcurrent, overload, or short circuit
Circulators Healthcare A circulator is a passive non-reciprocal device, in which a microwave or radio frequency signal entering any port is transmitted to the next port in rotation.
Cisco Companies
Cisco ACI Technology Cisco ACI is a tightly coupled policy-driven solution that integrates software and hardware.
Cisco Certification Technology An associate level Cisco Career certification.
Cisco Collaboration Companies Cisco Collaboration solutions connect culture, process, and technology to bring the collaboration experience to life.
Cisco IOS Technology Cisco IOS (Internetwork Operating System) is a software made by Cisco for use on various hardware devices such as networking routers and switches. A command-line interface governs a series of trains? defined as tools for delivering Cisco software to specific platforms.
Cisco Spark Technology The Cisco Spark service encrypts messages, files, and room names on your device before sending them to the cloud.
Cisco Systems (CSCO) Companies An American multinational technology conglomerate
Cisco Unified Computing System Technology A data center server computer product line composed of computing hardware, virtualization support, switching fabric, and management software introduced in 2009 by Cisco Systems.
Citibank Companies Consumer division of financial services multinational Citigroup
Citigroup (C) Companies An American multinational investment banking and financial services corporation
CitiusTech Healthcare
Citizen Legal A citizen is a legally recognized subject or national of a state or commonwealth, either native or naturalized.
Citizen Development Technology A citizen is a legally recognized subject or national of a state or commonwealth, either native or naturalized.
Citrix (CTXS) Companies An American multinational software company that provides server, application and desktop virtualization, networking, software as a service, and cloud computing technologies
Citrix CWS Technology
Citrix Workspace Technology
CitrixSystem Companies An American multinational software company that provides server, application and desktop virtualization, networking, software as a service, and cloud computing technologies
City Procurement Government The process the City uses to purchase construction services, goods, human services, professional services, and standardized services.
Citysearch Companies Citysearch is an online city guide that provides information about businesses in the categories of dining, entertainment, retail, travel, and professional services in cities throughout the United States.
Civic Cookie Control Technology a consent maangement platform
Civic Engagement Government Working to make a difference in the civic life of communities and developing the combination of knowledge, skills, values, and motivation to make that difference.
Civic Technology Government Technology that enables engagement or participation of the public for stronger development, enhancing citizen communications, improving government infrastructure, and general improving the public good.
Civil 3D Technology Civil 3D software is a civil engineering design and documentation solution that supports Building Information Modeling workflows made by Autodesk
Civil Rights Legal The rights of citizens to political and social freedom and equality.
Claim Denial Healthcare Denied claims have been received by the adjudication system of the payor, and cannot be resubmitted because the payment determination has already been decided upon.
Claims Auditing / Analysis Healthcare A systematic and detailed review of claims files and related records to evaluate the adjuster’s performance.
Claims Management Companies Claims Management is a comprehensive life insurance claims solution designed to provide claims management and processing support for a variety of claims types in a single system.
Claims Processing Healthcare The fulfillment by an insurer of its obligation to receive, investigate and act on a claim filed by an insured.
Clarisonic Companies Clarisonic, or Pacific Bioscience Laboratories, Inc., is a company based in Redmond, Washington that produces the Clarisonic line of skin care products.
Clawbacks Finance Event of rescinding dispersed funds
Clean Energy Industries
Clean Energy Blockchain Network Finance
Clearbit Companies A company focused on providing products and data APIs to help businesses grow through contact enrichment, lead generation, financial compliance, and more.
ClearDB Companies ClearDB is a powerful, fault tolerant database-as-a-service in the cloud for your MySQL powered applications.
ClearSlide Companies A SaaS-based Sales Engagement platform that lets users share content/sales materials via email links or their viewer’s link in a ‘Live Pitch’.
Clearswift Companies Clearswift provides software for managing and securing electronic communications.
CleverTap Companies CleverTap is a SaaS based behavioral analytics company based in Sunnyvale, California. Founded in May 2013, it provides mobile app analytics and user engagement products to more than 4000 companies.
Clickjacking Technology Clickjacking (User Interface redress attack, UI redress attack, UI redressing) is a malicious technique of tricking a Web user into clicking on something different from what the user perceives they are clicking on, thus potentially revealing confidential information or taking control of their computer while clicking on seemingly innocuous web pages.
Clickstream Analytics Companies The process of collecting, analyzing and reporting aggregate data about which pages a website visitor visits and in what order.
Clicktale Companies Clicktale is a Software-As-A-Service, cloud-based analytic system and service that allows you to visualize your customer’s experience.
Click-through Rate (CTR) Technology Click-through rate (CTR) is the ratio of users who click on a specific link to the number of total users who view a page, email, or advertisement.
Client Accounting Services (CAS) Finance Client Accounting Services (CAS) is a services model that provides automated technology and affordable accounting guidance.
Climate Change Industries Significant change in the statistical distribution of weather patterns
Climate Negotiations Industries
Climate-Smart Agriculture Industries Climate-smart agriculture (CSA) is an approach that helps to guide actions needed to transform and reorient agricultural systems to effectively support development and ensure food security in a changing climate
Clinical Data Management Healthcare Clinical data management assures collection, integration and availability of data at appropriate quality and cost.
Clinical Decision Support (CDS) Healthcare Provides clinicians, staff, patients, or other individuals with knowledge and person-specific information, intelligently filtered or presented at appropriate times, to enhance health and health care.
Clinical Diagnostics Healthcare Clinical diagnostics is an ever-changing field of medicine and research, challenged with combining several different scientific disciplines into one for the sake of diagnosis and treatment of human disease.
Clinical Informatics Healthcare
Clinical Integration Healthcare Refers to the coordination of care across a continuum of services, including preventive, outpatient, inpatient acute hospital care, post-acute including skilled nursing, rehabilitation, home health services, and palliative care to improve the value of the care provided.
Clinical Trial Management System (CTMS) Technology A Clinical Trial Management System (CTMS) is a software system used by biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries to manage clinical trials in clinical research. The system maintains and manages planning, performing and reporting functions, along with participant contact information, tracking deadlines and milestones.
Clinical Workflow Software Technology technology that automates activities integral to optimal care management, including care planning, medication management, assessment, care planning and discharge management.
Clinical Workflow Solutions Healthcare
Clinical Workflows Healthcare The directed series of steps comprising a clinical process that 1) are performed by people or equipment/computers and 2) consume, transform, and/or produce information.
Clock Synchronization Finance
Cloning Healthcare Cloning is the process of producing similar populations of genetically identical individuals that occurs in nature when organisms such as bacteria, insects, plants or animals reproduce asexually.
Closed-End Funds Finance A pooled investment fund with a manager overseeing the portfolio
Closed-Loop Marketing (CLM) Marketing Closed loop marketing (CLM) is the process by which a pharmaceutical company develops marketing strategies and deploys them through one or more channels to reach their customers (the prescribers) and gain a sound understanding of what happens in the marketplace.
Cloud Technology
Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB) Technology A cloud access security broker (CASB) (sometimes pronounced cas-bah) is on-premises or cloud based software that sits between cloud service users and cloud applications, and monitors all activity and enforces security policies.
Cloud Accounting Finance Cloud accounting software is similar to traditional, on-premises, or self-install accounting software, only theaccounting software is hosted on remote servers, similar to the SaaS (Software as a Service) business model.
Cloud Applications Technology An application program that functions in the cloud, with some characteristics of a pure desktop app and some characteristics of a pure Web app.
Cloud Architect Technology An IT professional who is responsible for overseeing a company’s cloud computing s
Cloud as a Service Technology Any service made available to users on demand via the internet from a cloud computing provider’s servers as opposed to being provided from a company’s own on=premises servers.
Cloud Backup / Recovery Technology A type of service through which cloud computing resources and infrastructure are used to create, edit, manage and restore data, services or application backup.
Cloud Campus Companies Virtual college campuses and e-learning
Cloud Communications Technology Internet-based voice and data communications where telecommunications applications, switching and storage are hosted by a third-party outside of the organization using them, and they are accessed over the public Internet.
Cloud Compliance Technology Cloud compliance is an issue for anyone using cloud storage or backup services. … By moving data from your internal storage to someone else’s you are forced to examine closely how that data will be kept so that you remain compliant with laws and industry regulations.
Cloud Computing Technology The practice of using a network of remote servers hosted on the Internet to store, manage, and process data, rather than a local server or a personal computer.
Cloud Data Technology Cloud Data can be defined as digital data stored within cloud storage.
Cloud Database Technology A type of database service that is built, deployed and delivered through a cloud platform.
Cloud Digital Asset Management Technology Consists of management tasks and decisions surrounding the ingestion, annotation, cataloguing, storage, retrieval and distribution of digital assets.
Cloud ERP Technology An approach to enterprise resource planning that makes use of cloud computing platforms and services to provide a business with more flexible business process transformation.
Cloud Gaming Technology Cloud gaming, sometimes called gaming on demand, is a type of online gaming. Currently there are two main types of cloud gaming: cloud gaming based on video streaming and cloud gaming based on file streaming.
Cloud IDE Technology A web-based integrated development platform.
Cloud Infrastructure Technology Refers to a virtual infrastructure that is delivered or accessed via a network or the internet.
Cloud Integration Technology Cloud integration is the process of configuring multiple application programs to share data in the cloud.
Cloud Management Technology The software and technologies designed for operating and monitoring applications, data and services residing in the cloud.
Cloud Migration Technology Cloud migration is the process of moving data, applications or other business elements from an organization’s onsite computers to the cloud, or moving them from one cloud environment to another.
Cloud Orchestration Technology Consists of these elements: comprising of architecture, tools, and processes used by humans to deliver a defined Service. Stitching of software and hardware components together to deliver a defined Service. Connecting and Automating of workflows when applicable to deliver a defined Service.
Cloud OS Technology A marketing term used to describe a lightweight operating system intended for netbooks or tablet PCs that access Web-based applications and stored data from remote servers.
Cloud Providers Technology A company that offers some component of cloud computing – typically Infrastructure as a Service, Software as a Service or Platform as a Service – to other businesses or individuals.
Cloud Provisioning Technology The allocation of a cloud provider’s resources to a customer.
Cloud Security Technology The set of control-based technologies and policies designed to adhere to regulatory compliance rules and protect information, data applications and infrastructure associated with cloud computing use.
Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) Companies Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) is a not-for-profit organization with a mission to promote the use of best practices for providing security assurance within Cloud Computing, and to provide education on the uses of Cloud Computing to help secure all other forms of computing.
Cloud Services Technology Any service made available to users on demand via the Internet from a cloud computing provider’s servers as opposed to being provided from a company’s own on-premises servers.
Cloud Services Brokerage Technology An IT role and business model in which a company or other entity adds value to one or more cloud services on behalf of one or more consumers of that service via three primary roles including aggregation, integration and customization brokerage.
Cloud Storage Technology A cloud computing model in which data is stored on remote servers accessed from the Internet, or cloud.
Cloud Strategy Technology The concomitant use of two or more cloud services to minimize the risk of widespread data loss or downtime due to a localized component failure in a cloud computing environment.
Cloud VC Technology Can be used without the hardware generally required by other video conferencing systems, and can be designed for use by SMEs, or larger international companies like Facebook.
Cloud VoIP Technology Cloud telephony refers specifically to voice services and more specifically the replacement of conventional business telephone equipment, such as Private branch exchange, with third-party VoIP service.
Cloud-Based Analytics Technology A cloud-based analytics solution helps to glean, clean and draw insights as data is available real-time; Offers increased flexibility:
Cloud-Based Applications Technology
Cloud-Based Digital Signage Marketing A type of platform for managing your digital signage content.
Cloud-Based Unified Communications Technology Marketing buzzword describing the integration of real-time enterprise communication services such as instant messaging, presence information, voice, mobility features, audio, web & video conferencing, fixed-mobile convergence, desktop sharing, data sharing, call control and speech recognition with non-real-time communication services such as a unified messaging,
Cloudbees Companies CloudBees is a provider of continuous delivery software services.
CloudBlue Companies
Cloud-Connected Audio Technology An audio conferencing service from the secure WebEx Cloud, and it natively integrates into WebEx meetings.
Cloudera Companies A United States-based software company that provides Apache Hadoop-based software, support and services, and training to business customers
Clover Companies Clover is a cloud-based Android point of sale platform that was launched in April 2012.
Cluster Analysis Technology The task of grouping a set of objects in such a way that objects in the same group are more similar to each other than to those in other groups.
Clustering Technology Clustering, in the connect or databases, refers to the ability of several servers or instances to connect to a single database.
CMS Tools Technology CMS Tools can be defined as tools used to aid a content management system software.
CNAME Record Technology A Canonical Name record (abbreviated as CNAME record) is a type of resource record in the Domain Name System (DNS) used to specify that a domain name is an alias for another domain (the ‘canonical’ domain).
Coaching & Mentoring Human Resources To advise or train (someone, especially a younger colleague).
Cobimetinib Healthcare Cobimetinib is a MEK inhibitor developed by Exelixis and Genentech. It is used in combination with vemurafenib, a BRAF inhibitor, to treat melanoma.
Cobiro Companies Cobiro offers an AI solution for Google AdWords.
COBOL Technology COBOL is a computer programming language designed for use in commerce.
COBRA (Health Insurance Continuation) Human Resources A federal law passed by Congress in 1986 that provides continuing coverage of group health benefits to employees and their families upon the occurrence of certain qualifying events where such coverage would otherwise be terminated.
Co-Creation Operations Co-creation is a management initiative, or form of economic strategy, that brings different parties together (for instance, a company and a group of customers), in order to jointly produce a mutually valued outcome.
Codeship Companies Codeship is a hosted continuous delivery platform helps software companies developing a better product faster.
Cognitive Analytics Technology A field of analytics that tries to mimic the human brain by draw inferences from existing data and patterns, draws conclusions based on existing knowledge bases and then inserts this back into the knowledge base for future inferences – a self learning feedback loop.
Cognitive Computing Technology Cognitive computing is the simulation of human thought processes in a computerized model.
Cognitive IoT Technology The use of cognitive computing technologies in combination with data generated by connected devices and the actions those devices can perform.
Cognitive Robotics Technology concerned with endowing a robot with intelligent behavior by providing it with a processing architecture that will allow it to learn and reason about how to behave in response to complex goals in a complex world. Cognitive robotics may be considered the engineering branch of embodied cognitive science and embodied embedded cognition.
Cognizant Healthcare
Coinbase Companies A digital asset exchange company headquartered in San Francisco, California
Cold Storage Technology
Coliform Bacteria Industries Coliform bacteria are a commonly used indicator of sanitary quality of foods and water. Coliforms can be found in the aquatic environment, in soil and on vegetation; they are universally present in large numbers in the feces of warm-blooded animals. While coliforms themselves are not normally causes of serious illness, they are easy to culture, and their presence is used to indicate that other pathogenic organisms of fecal origin may be present. Such pathogens include disease-causing bacteria, viruses, or protozoa and many multicellular parasites.
CollabNet Companies CollabNet is a software development and delivery solutions provider
Collaboration Administration
Collaboration Portal Technology Typically used for intranets, publishing portals contain but a subset of the lists, libraries and subsite template types you find in a collaboration portal site definition template.
Collaboration Software Technology Collaborative software or groupware is application software designed to help people involved in a common task to achieve their goals.
Collaborative Commerce Supply Chain Maximizing production through efficient distribution and supply channels
Collaborative Innovation Administration Collaborative innovation is a process in which multiple players contribute towards creating and developing new products, services, processes and business solutions.
Collaborative Work Management Technology Collaborative Work Management focuses on collaboration and communication. It utilizes tools to help teams set direction, communicate, execute tasks, track progress, and achieve goals.
Collaborative/Integrated Software Technology
Collateral Management Finance
Collateralized Debt Obligations (CDO) Finance Pooled assets such as mortgages, bonds and loans are debt obligations that serve as collateral for the CDO.
Collateralized Loan Obligation (CLO) Finance Collateralized loan obligations (CLOs) are a form of securitization where payments from multiple middle sized and large business loans are pooled together and passed on to different classes of owners in various tranches. A CLO is a type of collateralized debt obligation.
Collective Bargaining Human Resources Negotiation of wages and other conditions of employment by an organized body of employees.
Collective Investment Trusts (CIT) Finance A collective investment fund that is handled by a bank or trust company and handles a group of pooled trust accounts.
Collective Mark Administration
College Savings Plans Finance An education savings plan operated by a state or education institution designed to help families set aside funds for future college costs.
Colocation Technology A data center facility in which a business can rent space for servers and other computing hardware.
Combat Systems Government An integrated naval weapons system developed by the Missile and Surade Radar Division of RCA, and now produced by Lockheed Martin.
Comcast (CCV) Companies American global telecommunications conglomerate that is the largest broadcasting and cable television company in the world by revenue.
COMM Companies American global telecommunications conglomerate that is the largest broadcasting and cable television company in the world by revenue.
Comm100 Companies Comm100 is a provider of customer service and communication products. All its products are available as a SaaS.
Command center Operations
Command Line Interface Technology A CLI is a user interface to a computer’s operating system or an application in which the user responds to a visual prompt by typing in a command on a specified line, receives a response back from the system, and then enters another command, and so forth.
Comma-Separated Values (CSV) Technology In computing, a comma-separated values (CSV) file is a delimited text file that uses a comma to separate values (many implementations of CSV import/export tools allow other separators to be used).
Commerce Clause Legal The Commerce Clause describes an enumerated power listed in the United States Constitution.
CommerceHub Companies CommerceHub is a distributed commerce network that helps retailers and brands expand product assortments, promote and sell on the channels that perform, and offer rapid, on-time customer delivery.
Commercial and Real Estate Financing Finance Process of funding commercial and real estate properties
Commercial Auto Insurance Finance Auto insurance polices to limit liability
Commercial Building Industries Building designed for commerce
Commercial Electrical Distribution Industries Commercial Electrical Distribution refers to the distribution of electricity to non-residential entities.
Commercial Insurance Finance Insurance policies to protect commercial business from liability claims
Commercial Internet of Things Technology A term applied only to those aspects of the Internet of Things that pertain specifically to enacting business.
Commercial Lending Finance Process of funding an organization for short-term expenditures or capital equipment acquisitions
Commercial Loans Finance Loan issued to a business used to fund major capital expenditures or operational costs
Commercial Mortgages Finance Mortgage loans secured by commercial properties
Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) Supply Chain Commercial off-the-shelf or commercially available off-the-shelf satisfy the needs of the purchasing organization, without the need to commission custom-made, or bespoke, solutions.
Commercial Painting Industries Commercial painting is a bigger project as compared to residential painting. … And same is the case with other painting equipment. And the price of commercial painting is usually more than residential painting. This means that commercial painting in Wellington is more demanding than household painting.
Commercial Paper Finance Unsecured, short-term debt instrument
Commercial Perimeter Protection Operations Commercial security system used to detect intrusion of a defined territory
Commercial Printing Technology Commercial Printing is the process of taking artwork and transferring it onto something tangible for your business. This could mean everything from your business cards or the flyers at your local gym to the magazine you read during the evening.
Commercial Security Operations Service used by businesses to protect from intrusion
Commercial Trade Finance A commercial trader is a classification used by the commodity futures trading commission to describe traders that use the futures market primarily to hedge their business activities.
Commercial Worksite Industries Worksite designated as commercial, rather than residential
Commerical Real Estate Industries Commercial real estate is property that is used solely for business purposes and that is leased out to provide a work space rather than a living space.
Commissions Sales System of payment based on percentage of value of sales or business
Committee of Sponsoring Organizations (COSO) Finance Organization that aims to combat corporate fraud
Committee On Foreign Investment In The United States (CFIUS) Government The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States is an inter-agency committee of the United States Government that reviews the national security implications of foreign investments in U.S.
Commodities Finance A raw material or primary agricultural product that can be bought and sold, such as copper or coffee.
Commodity Channel Index Finance An oscillator originally introduced in 1980 and is a very common tool for traders in identifying cyclical trends in commodities, equities and currencies.
Commodity ETFs Finance Exchange-traded funds that invest in physical commodities, such as agricultural goods, natural resources and precious metals.
Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Finance An independent agency of the US government that regulates futures and option markets.
Commodity Risk Finance Refers to the uncertainties of future market values and of the size of the future income, caused by the fluctuation in the prices of commodities.
Common Access Card (CAC) Technology A Common Access Card (CAC) is a smart card that serves as a standard identification for United States Active Duty Uniform Defense Personnel, including the National Guard and Selected Reserve, civilian employees of the United States Coast Guard (USCG), civilian employees of the Department of Defense (DoD) and other DoD and USCG contractor personnel.
Common Criteria (CC) Technology Common Criteria is a framework in which computer system users can specify their security functional and assurance requirements (SFRs and SARs respectively) in a Security Target (ST), and may be taken from Protection Profiles (PPs).
Common Reporting Standard (CRS) Finance An information standard for the automatic exchange of tax and financial information on a global level, which the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) developed in 2014
Commonwealth Bank Australia (CBA) Companies The Commonwealth Bank of Australia is an Australian multinational bank with businesses across New Zealand, Asia, the United States and the United Kingdom.
CommScope (COMM) Companies CommScope Inc., which opened in 1976, is a multi-national network infrastructure provider company based in Hickory, North Carolina, United States.
Communication Server Technology A communication server is a dedicated system that provides communication services for users on a network who need to transfer files or access information on systems or networks at remote locations over telecommunication links.
Communications Satellite Technology A communications satellite is a type of artificial satellite that is placed in Earth’s orbit for the purpose of sending and receiving communication data between a source and destination.
Communications Strategy Marketing A communications strategy, or plan, is a document that expresses the goals and methods of an organization’s outreach activities, including what an organization wishes to share with the public and whom the organization is trying to reach.
Communications Systems Operations In telecommunication, a communications system is a collection of individual communications networks, transmission systems, relay stations, tributary stations, and data terminal equipment usually capable of interconnection and interoperation to form an integrated whole.
Communications Tax Finance The tax is imposed on intrastate messages as well as interstate messages.
Community Health Systems (CYH) Companies The largest provider of general hospital healthcare services in the United States in terms of number of acute care facilities
Community Management Human Resources A company that builds relationships within the community, creates value for members who participate in the community, and is the liaison between the community and the company behind it all.
Community Revitalization Government To impart new life or vigor to the community.
Commute Time Human Resources A measure of how long people spend travelling to work, by whatever means.
Commuting Human Resources To travel some distance between one’s home and place of work on a regular basis.
Commvault (CVLT) Companies Commvault is a publicly traded data protection and information management software company headquartered in Tinton Falls, NJ.
Commvault (CVLT) Healthcare Commvault is a publicly traded data protection and information management software company headquartered in Tinton Falls, NJ.
Compact Track Loaders Industries Heavy equipment vehicle equipped with a load and a tracked chassis
Company Analysis Finance
Company Audits Finance Financial examination of a company’s accounts
Company Benchmark Finance
Company Comparisons Finance
Company Relocation Human Resources The movement of a business from one region or location to another.
Company Valuation Finance
Comparative Advantage Finance Comparative advantage is the ability of an individual or group to carry out a particular economic activity more efficiently than another activity.
Comparative Analysis Technology A type of analysis used in various of sciences and in different modifications: criminology and forensics: comparative contextual analysis – criminology.
Compensation Human Resources The money received by an employee from an employer as a salary or wages.
Compensation Administration Human Resources A segment of management or human resource management focusing on planning, organizing, and controlling the direct and indirect payments employees receive for the work they perform.
Compensation Management Finance Providing monetary value to an employee for work performed
Competencies Human Resources A set of defined behaviors that provide a structured guide enabling the identification, evaluation and development of the behaviors in individual employees.
Competitive / SWOT Analysis Marketing Strategy for identifying business influences
Competitive Advantage Administration
Competitor Benchmark Finance
Complement Fixation Test Healthcare The Private Company Council serves as the advisory body to the Financial Accounting Standards. The PCC advises the FASB on the appropriate accounting treatment for private companies for items under the active consideration on the FASB’s technical agenda.
Complete Blood Count (CBC) Healthcare A Complete Blood Count (CBC) is a blood test used to evaluate your overall health and detect a wide range of disorders, including anemia, infection and leukemia.
Complex Event Processing (CEP) Technology Event processing that combines data from multiple sources to infer events or patterns that suggest more complicated circumstances.
Compliance Finance Obedience of business law
Compliance & Governance Administration Obedience of business law
Compliance Checks Finance A compliance audit is a process of comprehensive reviews that focus on an organization’s commitment to a set of regulatory guidelines or its adherence to a specific contract or terms of agreement.
Compliance Financial Administration
Compliance Management Finance Strategy for managing business compliance
Compliance Reporting Finance
Compliance Tools Finance Tools that aid an organization in adhering to regulations and relevant business specifications
Compliance Training Human Resources The process of educating employees on laws, regulations and company policies that apply to their day-to-day job responsibilities
Compressors Operations Compression is a reduction in the number of bits needed to represent data.
Computacenter Technology Europe’s leading independent provider of IT infrastructure services, enabling users and their business.
Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Technology Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) is a branch of fluid mechanics that uses numerical analysis and data structures to solve and analyze problems that involve fluid flows.
Compute Module Technology A computer module is a selection of independent electronic circuits packaged onto a circuit board to provide a basic function within a computer. An example might be an inverter or flip-flop, which would require two or more transistors and a small number of additional supporting devices.
Computer Hacking Technology Computer hacking refers to the practice of modifying or altering computer software and hardware to accomplish goal that is considered to be outside of the creator’s original objective.
Computer Science Technology Computer science is the study of the principles and use of computers.
Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) Companies Multinational corporation providing information technology (IT) services and professional services.
Computer Telephony Integration (CTI) Technology Computer telephony integration, also called computer telephone integration or CTI, is a common name for any technology that allows interactions on a telephone and a computer to be integrated or coordinated.
Computer Virus Technology Malware that infects computer programs
Computer Vision Technology a field that deals with how computers can be made for gaining high-level understanding from digital images or videos. From the perspective of engineering, it seeks to automate tasks that a human can do.
Computer-Aided Design (CAD) Technology Software is used by architects, engineers, drafters, artists, and others to create precision drawings or technical illustrations.
Computer-Aided Engineering Technology
Computer-Assisted Coding (CAC) Healthcare Software that analyzes healthcare documents and produces appropriate medical codes for specific phrases and terms within the document.
Computer-Based Training Human Resources Any course of instruction whose primary means of delivery is a computer.
Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) Technology also known as computerized maintenance management information system, is a software package that maintains a computer database of information about an organizations maintenance operations. CMMS data is often used to verify regulatory compliance. CMMS is used by manufacturing, facilities, utilities, fleet, hospitals and sports arenas.
Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) Industries also known as computerized maintenance management information system, is a software package that maintains a computer database of information about an organizations maintenance operations. CMMS data is often used to verify regulatory compliance. CMMS is used by manufacturing, facilities, utilities, fleet, hospitals and sports arenas.
Computerized Physician Order Entry (CPOE) Healthcare The process of a medical professional entering medication orders or other physician instructions electronically instead of on paper charts.
Computershare Companies
Concept Extraction Technology
Concept Testing Marketing Concept testing is the process of using surveys to evaluate consumer acceptance of a new product idea prior to the introduction of a product to the market.
Concur Technologies Companies American SaaS company providing travel and expense management services to businesses.
Condition Based Maintenance Technology Condition-based maintenance, shortly described, is maintenance when need arises. This maintenance is performed after one or more indicators show that equipment is going to fail or that equipment performance is deteriorating.
Conditional Resident Legal A conditional resident receives a green card valid for 2 years.
Condo Insurance Finance Condominium unit owners insurance is required to insure your personal property and any part of your unit that aren’t covered by a condo association’s insurance policy.
Conductor Companies Conductor was founded in 2006 as a marketing services company, and launched its SaaS (Software as a Service) platform, Conductor Searchlight, in 2010. The company’s primary product is Conductor Searchlight, a cloud-based content intelligence platform that collects global search data to provide insights into what people search for online. Conductor also provides recommended actions for optimizing digital marketing metrics and increasing revenue.
Conduent Healthcare
Conferences Marketing Conferences or conventions are events held at a specific venue where organized meetings take place regarding a subject of a common interest, usually people working in a particular industry.
Conficker Technology Conficker is a worm that infects computers running the Windows operating system by using known flaws in Windows.
Confidential Information Human Resources Information which concerns or relates to the trade secrets, processes, operations, style of works, or apparatus, or to the production, sales, shipments, purchases, transfers, identification of customers, inventories, or amount or source of any income, profits or losses.
Configuration Files Technology A configuration file is a file that contains data about a specific user, program, computer or file.
Configuration Management Technology Configuration management is a systems engineering process for establishing and maintaining consistency of a product’s performance, functional, and physical attributes with its requirements, design, and operational information throughout its life.
Configuration Options Technology Configurations options are used to specify recording options, execution options, and external command processing options.
Configure Price Quote (CPQ) Sales Software that helps sellers quote configurable products
Confirm ID Healthcare
Conflict Management Human Resources Conflict management is the process of limiting the negative aspects of conflict while increasing the positive aspects of conflict.
Conflict Resolution Human Resources The process by which two or more parties engaged in a disagreement, dispute, or debate reach an agreement resolving it.
Confluent Companies Confluent, founded by the creators of Apache Kafka, delivers a complete execution of Kafka for the Enterprise, to help you run your business in real time.As a streaming platform, Apache Kafka provides low-latency, high-throughput, fault-tolerant publish and subscribe pipelines and is able to process streams of events. Kafka provides reliable, millisecond responses to support both customer-facing applications and connecting downstream systems with real-time data.
Congressional Review Act (CRA) Government The Congressional Review Act (CRA) is a law that was enacted by the United States Congress under House Speaker Newt Gingrich as Subtitle E of the Contract with America Advancement Act of 1996 (Pub.L. 104 121) and signed into law by President Bill Clinton on March 29, 1996.
Conifer Health Solutions Healthcare
Connected Car Industries Vehicles that are able to connect to the internet
Connected Car Technology Vehicles that are able to connect to the internet
Connected Cities Technology Connected cities emerge when IoT technologies are applied across an entire metropolitan area. When you think of connected cities, you might think of large cities that have more high-profile smart cities initiatives like London, New York, Chicago, Rio de Janeiro, or Amsterdam. However, small towns can also benefit from connecting people, services, and infrastructure.
Connected Customer Technology
Connected Experience Marketing The ability for marketer’s to connect with consumers in varied and complicated ways.
Connected Retail Marketing Connected retail means to connect the customers seamlessly through personalized marketing, combination of physical store and digital experience, supply chain, varied payment options and providing the capability to employees to collaborate more effectively.
Connected World Technology Concept of transforming markets due to smart devices
Connection Analytics Technology Creating new revenue and cost saving opportunities by modeling and analyzing connections.
Consent Management Platform Technology A Consent Management Platform is a tool used by publishers to help gain consent from users.
Console Games Technology Any game played with a console, either via TV or computer.
Constant Bit Rate Service (CBR) Technology The rate at which a codec’s output data should be consumed is constant.
Constant Contact Marketing An online marketing company.
Construction Industries Process of building structures
Construction Equipment Industries Heavy-duty vehicles specially designed for executing construction
Construction Software Industries Software designed to manage construction projects
Construction Standards Industries Standards designed to ensure an appropriate level of quality, adherence to codes, communication of needs regarding construction
Construction Technology Industries Application of technical knowledge for construction purposes
Constructive Feedback Human Resources Constructive feedback is information-specific, issue-focused, and based on observations.
Consulate Government A consulate is the place or building in which a consul’s duties are carried out.
Consumer Electronics Show (CES) Marketing Annual trade show organized by the Consumer Technology Association
Consumer Goods Legal Consumer goods are good bought and used by consumers, rather than by manufacturers for producing other goods.
Consumer Marketing Marketing Creating and selling products, goods, and services to individual buyers, as opposed to trying to appeal to businesses.
Consumer Price Index Finance An index of the variation in prices paid by typical consumers for retail goods and other items.
Consumer Product Safety Commission Government The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission is an independent agency of the United States government, that was created in 1972.
Consumer Spending Finance Consumer spending, consumption, or consumption expenditure is the acquisition of goods and services by individuals or families. It is the largest part of aggregate demand at the macroeconomic level.
Consumerization of IT Technology A phrase used to describe the cycle of information technology emerging in the consumer market, then spreading to business and government organizations, largely because employees are using the popular consumer market technologies and devices at home and then introducing them in the workplace.
Contact Center as a Service (CCaaS) Technology Contact Center as a Service (CCaaS) is a cloud-based customer experience solution that allows companies to utilize a contact center provider’s software.
Contact Center Outsourcing Support Contracting out call center services.
Contact Center Solutions Support Businesses who provide technical set up, software and customer support for call centers.
Contact Management Sales Strategy for managing contact information
Contact Management Software Technology A contact manager is a software program that enables users to easily store and find contact information , such as names, addresses and telephone numbers.
Contactless Payment Finance Contactless payment systems are credit cards and debit cards, key fobs, smart cards, or other devices, including smartphones and other mobile devices, that use radio-frequency identification (RFID) or near field communication (NFC)
Containerization Operations A lightweight alternative to full machine virtualization that involves encapsulating an application in a container with its own operating environment.
Containers Operations An OS-level virtualization method for deploying and running distributed applications without launching an entire VM for each application.
Contamination Industries Contamination is the presence of an unwanted constituent, contaminant or impurity in a material, physical body, natural environment, or workplace. Contaminants are biological, chemical, physical or radiological substance.
Content / Document Management Marketing General management of content or documents
Content Aggregation Marketing An individual or organization that gathers Web content from different online sources for reuse or resale.
Content Caching Technology The temporary storage of files on servers that are physically closer to end users.
Content Delivery Network (CDN) Technology A system of distributed servers that deliver pages and other Web content to a user, based on the geographic locations of the user, the origin of the webpage and the content delivery server. CDns also provide protection from large surges in traffic.
Content Filtering Technology The use of a program to screen and exclude from access or availability Web pages or e-mail that is deemed objectionable.
Content Governance Marketing Content governance is the system, a set of guidelines, that determines how an organization’s content gets created and published. At its most basic level, it can help you avoid getting sued or embarrassed, or both.
Content Ingestion Marketing The process of obtaining and importing data for immediate use or storage in a database.
Content Integration Technology A marketing buzzword for middleware software technology, often used within large organizations, that connects together various types of computer systems that manage documents and digital content.
Content Management Marketing The administration of digital content throughout its lifecycle, from creation to permanent storage or deletion.
Content Management System (CMS) Marketing A computer application that supports the creation and modification of digital content. It is often used to support multiple users working in a collaborative environment.
Content Marketing Marketing A type of marketing that involves the creation and sharing of online material (such as videos, blogs, and social media posts) that does not explicitly promote a brand but is intended to stimulate interest in its products or services.
Content Personalization Marketing A strategy that relies on visitor data to deliver relevant content based on audience interests and motivations.
Content Playout Marketing A term for the transmission of radio or TV channels from the broadcaster into broadcast networks that delivers the content to the audience.
Content Recommendation Marketing The transmission of radio or TV channels from the broadcaster into broadcast networks that delivers the content to the audience.
Content Services Marketing
Content Sharing Technology Refers to the strategic distribution of webpage and blog content across relevant social media such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIN and Google +.
Content Strategy Marketing Content strategy refers to the planning, development, and management of content written or in other media. The term has been particularly common in web development since the late 1990s.
Content Syndication Technology Content syndication is when web-based content is re-published by a third-party website. Read our full guide to content syndication and get started.
Contentful Companies And API-first CMS that makes it easy for companies to publish editorial content in webapps, mobile apps, and any smart devices
Contextual Access / Context Based Access Control (Cbac) Technology the process of granting or denying access based on mutliple factors in addition to the user’s role such as location, device, the type of request, and the timing of the request.
Contextual Analytics Technology A method to analyze the environment in which a business operates.
Contingent Staffing Human Resources A labor pool whose members are hired by an organization on an on-demand basis.
Contingent Staffing / Employment Agencies Human Resources An agency that finds employers or employees for those seeking them.
Contingent Workers Human Resources Consists of freelancers, independent contractors and consultants who are not on the company’s payroll because they are not full-time employees of the organization.
Continuity of Care Healthcare Concerned with quality of care over time.
Continuous Availability Technology An approach to computer system and application design that protects users against downtime, whatever the cause and ensures that users remain connected to their documents, data files and business applications.
Continuous Controls Monitoring Operations Refers to the use of automated tools and various technologies to ensure the continuous monitoring of financial transactions and other types of transactional applications to reduce the costs involved for audits.
Continuous Delivery Technology Continuous delivery is a software engineering approach in which teams produce software in short cycles, ensuring that the software can be reliably released at any time. It aims at building, testing, and releasing software faster and more frequently.
Continuous Integration Technology In software engineering, continuous integration is the practice of merging all developer working copies to a shared mainline several times a day.
Continuous Process Technology A streamlined process that involves ongoing production of end products or services.
Contract Administration Legal Contract management or contract administration is the management of contracts made with customers, vendors, partners, or employees. The personnel involved in contract administration required to negotiate, support and manage effective contracts are often expensive to train and retain.
Contract Lifecycle Management Finance Management of a contract from initiation through award, compliance and renewal
Contract Management Finance Strategy for managing business contracts
Contract Manufacturer (CM) Industries A contract manufacturer (‘CM’) is a manufacturer that contracts with a firm for components or products. It is a form of outsourcing. A contract manufacturer performing packaging operations is called copacker or a contract packager.
Contract Negotiations Sales Discussion of a potential partnership arrangement
Contract Renewal Sales Repetition or extension of an existing contract
Contract Research Organization (CRO) Industries A contract research organization (CRO) is an organization that provides support to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device industries in the form of research services outsourced on a contract basis.
Control Panel Builder Industries The group of manufacturering workers who add value by producing assemblies from purchased components into a complete enclosed or sub-plate control package. This package is then provided to a second party for incorporation within a machine or system.
Controls & Standards Administration
Converged Infrastructure Technology An approach to data center management that seeks to minimize compatibility issues between servers, storage systems and network devices while also reducing costs for cabling, cooling, power and floor space.
Conversational Commerce Technology Conversational commerce is e-commerce via various means of conversation including live chat on e-commerce Web sites, live chat on messaging apps, chat-bots on messaging apps or Web sites, via voice assistants.
Conversion Funnel Sales Conversion funnel is a phrase used in e-commerce to describe the journey a consumer takes through an Internet advertising or search system, navigating an e-commerce website and finally converting to a sale. The metaphor of a funnel is used to describe the way users are guided to the goal with fewer navigation options at each step.
Conversion Marketing Marketing The act of converting site visitors into paying customers
Conversion Rate Optimization (CRO) Marketing Conversion Rate Optimization is a system for increasing the percentage of visitors to a website that convert into customers, or more generally, take any desired action on a webpage.
Con-Way Freight Companies Con-Way Freight is a logistics company owned by XPO Logistics.
Cooling Systems Operations Generally refers to the dissipation of large amounts of heat, which is generated inside the computer tower by various hardware such as CPU, video card or even the hard drive.
Cooperative Legal A business or organization owned by and operated for the benefit of those using its services.
Copper Finance A chemical element that is a soft, malleable, and ductile metal with a very high thermal and electrical conductivity.
Coprocessor Technology A coprocessor is a computer processor used to supplement the functions of the primary processor (the CPU). Operations performed by the coprocessor may be floating point arithmetic, graphics, signal processing, string processing, encryption or I/O Interfacing with peripheral devices.
Copyright Finance Legal protection against the reproduction of original works
Copywriting Marketing The act of writing text for the purpose of advertising or other forms of marketing.
Core Compete Companies
CoreDial Companies CoreDial provides cloud telecommunications services.
CoreHR Companies Flexible and extensible human resource management software for HR management professionals
Corero Companies Corero provides DDoS protection and mitigation against a wide range of DDoS attacks for hosting and internet service providers, and enterprises.
Cornerstone OnDemand (CSOD) Companies Cornerstone OnDemand Inc. is a cloud-based learning and talent management solutions provider headquartered in Santa Monica, California.
Cornerstone OnDemand (CSOD) Other Cornerstone OnDemand Inc. is a cloud-based learning and talent management solutions provider headquartered in Santa Monica, California.
Corporate Blogging Marketing A blog that is published and used by an organization, corporation, reach its organizational goals.
Corporate Communications Marketing A management function or department, like marketing, finance, or operations, dedicated to the dissemination of information to key constituencies, the execution of corporate strategy and the development of messages for a variety of purposes for inside and outside the organization.
Corporate Counsel & Compliance Exchange Marketing Allows corporate counsel and senior compliance executives with the unique opportunity to be updated on important legal and regulatory developments while networking.
Corporate Culture Human Resources The beliefs and behaviors that determine how a company’s employees and management interact and handle outside business transactions.
Corporate Documents Finance Group of legally required registration documents for a corporation
Corporate Financing Finance Process of maximizing or increasing shareholder value
Corporate Governance Finance Strategy for balancing company rules and stakeholder interests
Corporate Performance Management (CPM) Operations Tools designed to forecast, budget, and graph corporate information
Corporate Portals Human Resources An international website that provides proprietary, enterprise-wide information to company employees as well as access to selected public websites and vertical-market websites.
Corporate Procurement Operations
Corporate Relocation Operations The movement of a corporation from one region or location to another.
Corporate Renewable Energy Procurement Operations
Corporate Responsibility Operations Corporate social responsibility, often abbreviated is a corporation’s initiatives to assess and take responsibility for the company’s effects on environmental and social wellbeing.
Corporate Retreats Administration Corporate Retreats are activities where employees of a company gather for team building, business, or entertainment for a period of time, usually paid for by the company.
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Operations Corporate social responsibility (CSR, also called corporate sustainability, sustainable business, corporate conscience, corporate citizenship or responsible business) is a type of international private business self-regulation where a corporation assess and takes responsibility for their effects on environmental and social well being.
Corporate Solutions Finance
Corporate Trust Finance Corporate trust are accounts where the bank serves as trustee, agent, or global custodian, and services normally concern services performed in connection with the issuance, redemption, transfer, or recordkeeping for debt or equity securities.
Corporate Universities Human Resources A strategic tool designed to assist its parent organization in achieving its goals by conducting activities that foster individual and organizational learning and knowledge
Corporate Visions Companies
Corporate Website Technology Corporate or Business websites differ from e-commerce or portal sites in that they provide information to the public about the company.
Corporation Legal A company or group of people authorized to act as a single entity and recognized as such in law.
Corrective Action Preventive Action (CAPA) Operations Corrective Action Preventive Action (CAPA), (also called Corrective Action / Preventive Action, or simply Corrective Action) are improvements to an organization’s processes taken to eliminate causes of non-conformities or other undesirable situations.
Correlation Analysis Technology A method of statistical evaluation used to study the strength of a relationship between two, numerically measured, continuous variables.
Correspondence Management Administration The process of receiving, recording/logging, appropriately processing and responding to and creating an audit trail of correspondence received.
Corruption Legal Dishonest and/or fraudulent actions by people in power
Cortext Technology healthcare communication software product owned by Imprivata
Cosmos DB Technology Azure Cosmos DB is Microsoft’s proprietary globally-distributed, multi-model database service ‘for managing data at planet-scale’ launched in May 2017.
COSO Framework Finance Internal control framework designer to deter fraud and improve organizational performance
Cost Control Finance The practice of identifying and reducing business expenses to increase profits, starting with the budgeting process.
Cost Efficiencies Finance
Cost Efficiency Finance Strategy used to measure the worth’s, costs, and benefits of a program, investment, or project
Cost of Capital Finance Opportunity cost of making an investment
Cost of Carry Finance The costs associated with storing physical commodities over a duration of time
Cost of Goods Sold (COGS) Finance Direct costs attributable to the production of the goods sold by a company.
Cost of Living Finance The level of prices relating to a range of everyday items.
Cost of Living Calculator Finance A theoretical price index that measures relative cost of living over time or regions.
Cost of Sales Finance Cost of sales refers to the direct costs attributable to the production of the goods or supply of services by an entity. It is also commonly known as the cost of goods sold (COGS)?. Cost of sales measures the cost of goods produced or services provided in a period by an entity.
Cost Per Install (CPI) Marketing Cost per install, or CPI, is a pricing model used in mobile user acquisition campaigns in which app advertisers pay each time a user installs their app from their ad.
Cost Savings Operations Method used to reduce business expenses
Cotiviti Holdings Healthcare
CouchBase Companies Conversion Rate Optimization is a system for increasing the percentage of visitors to a website that convert into customers, or more generally, take any desired action on a webpage.
Counseling Human Resources The provision of assistance and guidance in resolving personal, social, or psychological problems and difficulties, especially by a professional.
Counseling / Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs) Human Resources A confidential, short term, counselling service for employees with personal problems that affect their work performance.
Counterparty Exposures Finance
Counterparty Risk Finance
Coupa (COUP) Companies Coupa Software is a global technology platform for Business Spend Management. The company is headquartered in San Mateo, California with offices throughout the Europe, Latin America, and Asia Pacific.
Coupon Bonds Finance An investment bond on which interest is paid by presenting coupons.
Courier Supply Chain A courier is a person or company that delivers messages, packages, and mail.
Cover Letters Human Resources A Cover Letter is a letter sent with, and explaining the contents of, another document or a parcel of goods.
Coverdell Education Savings Account (ESA) Finance A tax-advantaged investment account in the United States designed to encourage savings to cover future education.
Cox Enterprises Companies Cox Enterprises a privately held American conglomerate based in Atlanta. Cox is also a communications and automotive services company.
CPSI Healthcare
CPU Usage Technology CPU Usage refers to the computer’s processor and how much work it’s doing.
Cramdown Finance Process of restructuring debt as part of a bankruptcy despite creditor objections
C-RAN (Cloud-RAN) Technology C-RAN is a centralized, cloud computing-based architecture for radio access networks that supports 2G, 3G, 4G and future wireless communication standards.
Crawler Loaders Industries Heavy equipment vehicle equipped with a wheel loader and tracks
Cray (CRAY) Companies Cray Inc. is an American supercomputer manufacturer headquartered in Seattle, Washington. It also manufactures systems for data storage and analytics.
C-Reactive Protein (CRP) Test Healthcare C-reactive protein (CRP) is a blood test marker for inflammation in the body.
Crealytics Companies Crealytics is a platform for PPC Advertising, Search Engine Marketing (SEM) and Profit Driven Search Marketing.
Creative Agency Marketing A company that orders a combination of strategy, design, technology and advertising services to clients, it is creative or expert lead, it’s made up primarily of creative professionals, and it’s often strongly defined by values.
Creative Optimization Marketing A form of programmatic advertising that allows advertisers to optimize the performance of their creative using real-time technology.
Creative Services Marketing A department within a company that does creative work such as writing, designing, and production.
Credential Stuffing Technology Credential stuffing is the automated injection of breached username/password pairs in order to fraudulently gain access to user accounts.
Credentialing / Profiling Systems Human Resources The process of establishing the qualifications of license professionals, organizational members or organizations, and assessing their background and legitimacy.
Credit and Collections Finance Process of lending and restituting loans
Credit Card Fraud Finance Credit card fraud is a wide-ranging term for theft and fraud committed using or involving a payment card, such as a credit card or debit card, as a fraudulent source of funds in a transaction.
Credit Card Processing Finance Process of handling transactions from credit and debit cards
Credit Card Reader Finance A credit card reader is a small hardware device that connects to a Point of Sale system to accept debit or credit card transactions.
Credit Card Reconciliations Finance Process by which credit card transactions are reconciled
Credit Cards Finance A payment card issued to users (cardholders) to enable the cardholder to pay a merchant for goods and services, based on the cardholder’s promise to the card issuer to pay them for the amounts so paid plus other agreed charges
Credit Default Swaps Finance A financial contract whereby a buyer of corporate or sovereign debt in the form of bonds attempts to eliminate possible loss arising from default by the issuer of the bonds.
Credit Department Risk Finance
Credit Derivatives Finance Financial instrument used to sell the risk of loan default to a third party
Credit Rating Agency (CRA) Industries A credit rating agency (CRA, also called a ratings service) is a company that assigns credit ratings, which rate a debtor’s ability to pay back debt by making timely interest payments and the likelihood of default.
Credit Reports Finance A credit report is a detailed report of an individual’s credit history prepared by a credit bureau.
Credit Risk Finance Credit risk is the probable risk of loss resulting from a borrower’s failure to repay a loan or meet contractual obligations.
Credit Suisse Group Companies Credit Suisse Group is a leading financial services company, advising clients in all aspects of finance, across the globe and around the clock.
Credit Unions Finance A nonprofit-making money cooperative whose members can borrow from pooled deposits at low interest rates.
Crimeware Technology Crimeware (as distinct from spyware and adware) is designed to perpetrate identity theft through social engineering or technical stealth in order to access a computer user’s financial and retail accounts for the purpose of taking funds from those accounts or completing unauthorized transactions that enrich the cyberthief.
Criminal Records Human Resources A criminal record or police record is a record of a person’s criminal history. The information included in a criminal record and the existence of a criminal record varies between countries and even between jurisdictions within a country.
Crisis communication Marketing Crisis communication is a sub-specialty of the public relations profession that is designed to protect and defend an individual, company, or organization facing a public challenge to its reputation.
CRISPR-Associated Protein 9 (CRISPR) Healthcare A recent approach to genome editing that is cheaper, faster, more accurate, and more efficient that other current genome editing methods.
Criteo (CRTO) Companies A worldwide company that provides digital performance advertising.
Critical Care Medicine Healthcare A branch of medicine concerned with the diagnosis and management of life-threatening conditions requiring sophisticated organ support and invasive monitoring.
CRM Best Practices Marketing Different ways to manage customer relationships effectively.
CRM Evolution Companies A conference of the brightest and most influential people in the CRM industry involving key note speakers, workshops, and other activites to generate and expand CRM knowledge and skills
CRM Management Marketing A term that refers to practices, strategies, and technologies that companies use to manage and analyze customer interactions and data throughout the customer lifecycle, with the goal of improving business relationships with customers.
CRM Retargeting Marketing A relatively new, highly effective marketing technique that allows you to reach your customers in online display advertising by using your offline customer database.
CRM Software Marketing A category of software that covers a broad set of applications designed.
Crop Insurance Finance Purchased by agricultural producers, including farmers, ranchers, and others to protect themselves against either the loss of their crops due to natural disasters, or the loss of revenue due to declines in the prices of agricultural commodities.
Cross-Border Transactions Finance A cross border transaction can be defined as a transaction in an international trade between two or more entities beyond the territorial limits of a country or a transaction in a domestic trade in which at least one of the party is located outside the country of the transaction.
Cross-Cultural Marketing Marketing Cross-cultural marketing is the strategic process of marketing to consumers whose culture is different from that of the marketer’s own culture.
Cross-Selling Sales Act of selling to a pre-existing customer
Cross-Site Scripting Technology Cross-site scripting (XSS) is a type of computer security vulnerability typically found in web applications. XSS enables attackers to inject client-side scripts into web pages viewed by other users. A cross-site scripting vulnerability may be used by attackers to bypass access controls such as the same-origin policy.
Crowd Machine Companies
Crowdfunding Finance Raising money for a project or venture from monetary contributions from a large number of people
Crowdsourcing Technology The practice of obtaining information or input into a task or project by enlisting the services of a large number of people, either paid or unpaid, typically via the Internet.
CrowdStrike Companies
Cryopreservation Healthcare Cryopreservation is a process where organelles, cells, tissues, extracellular matrix, organs or any other biological constructs susceptible to damage caused by unregulated chemical kinetics are preserved by cooling to very low temperatures.
Cryptocurrency Finance A digital asset designed to work as a medium of exchange using cryptography to secure the transactions and to control the creation of additional units of the currency
Cryptojacking Technology Cryptojacking is the unauthorized use of computing resources to mine cryptocurrencies. The idea is that a smart system can utilize the resources of visiting devices or end users to contribute to bitcoin mining or other similar mining efforts.
CSI Healthcare IT Healthcare
CSO Human Resources CSO is an abbreviation for the chief security officer.
C-suite Human Resources C-Suite gets its name from the titles of top senior executives which tend to start with the letter C, for chief, as in chief executive officer (CEO), chief financial officer (CFO), chief operating officer (COO), and chief information officer (CIO). Also called ‘C-level executives.’
CtrlS Technology A Tier 4 Datacenter in India, that deals with large group of networked computer servers typically used by various organizations for the remote storage, processing, or distribution of large amounts of data.
CTSH Companies
Cultural Adaptation Human Resources The process and time it takes a person to integrate into a new culture and feel comfortable within it
Culture Amp Companies Culture Amp is an employee analytics platform that specializes in staff surveying and analytics.
Cumberland Consulting Group Healthcare
Cumulocity Technology IoT platform offered by SoftwareAG Cloud
Cumulus Networks Companies Cumulus Networks is a computer software company headquartered in Mountain View, California, USA. The company designs and sells a Linux operating system for industry standard network switches to deliver networking solutions for large datacenter, cloud computing, and enterprise environments.
Curalate Technology Curalate, Inc. develops marketing tools for the visual Web market.
cURL Technology cURL is a computer software project providing a library and command-line tool for transferring data using various protocols.
Currency Futures Finance A transferable futures contract that specifies the price at which a currency can be bought or sold at a future date
Currency Risk Finance The possibility that currency depreciation will negatively affect the value of one’s assets, investments, and their related interest and dividend payment streams, especially those securities denominated in foreign currency.
Current Liabilities Finance In accounting, current liabilities are often understood as all liabilities of the business that are to be settled in cash within the fiscal year or the operating cycle of a given firm, whichever period is longer.
Curved Monitor Technology A model of display technology that features three-dimensional screens instead of two-dimensional screens.
Custom Packaging Supply Chain Packaging is the technology of enclosing or protecting products for distribution, storage, sale, and use, and it can be customized to fit the needs of other participants in the supply chain.
Custom Printing Technology Custom Printing means that you can get any image you want, in any size and on a multitude of substrates.
Customer Acquisition Marketing The set of methodologies and systems for managing customer prospects and inquiries that are generated by a variety of marketing techniques.
Customer Acquisition Cost (CAC) Marketing Customer Acquisition Cost is the cost associated in convincing a customer to buy a product/service.[1] This cost is incurred by the organization to convince a potential customer. This is an important business metric.
Customer Advisory Board (CAB) Marketing A Customer Advisory Council (also referred to as a Customer Advisory Board or CAB)is a form of market research whereby a group of existing customers is convened on a regular basis to advise company management on industry trends, business priorities, and strategic direction.
Customer Advocacy Marketing Customer advocacy is a specialized form of customer service in which companies focus on what is deemed to be best for the customer. It is a change in a company’s culture that is supported by customer-focused customer service and marketing techniques.
Customer Behavior Marketing The study of individuals, groups, or organizations and the processes they use to select, secure, use and dispose of products, services, experiences, or ideas to satisfy their needs and wants.
Customer Centricity Sales Customer-Centric is an approach to doing business that focuses on providing a positive customer experience both at the point of sale and after the sale in order to drive profit and gain competitive advantage.
Customer Communications Marketing Refers to a convergent set of Information Technology solutions that help businesses achieve these objectives by providing a tool to advance the way they communicate with their customers.
Customer Data Technology Customer data is information held on file about customers by a store or other business, usually including names, contact details, and buying habits.
Customer Data Integration Marketing The process of consolidating and managing customer information from all available sources, including contact details, customer valuation data, and information gathered through interactions such as direct marketing.
Customer Data Management Marketing The ways in which businesses keep track of their customer information and survey their customer base in order to obtain feedback.
Customer Data Platform Technology Customer Data Platform (CDP) is a marketer-based management system. It creates a persistent, unified customer database that is accessible to other systems.
Customer Delight Sales Customer delight is surprising a customer by exceeding his or her expectations and thus creating a positive emotional reaction. This emotional reaction leads to word of mouth.
Customer Engagement Marketing Customer engagement is a business communication connection between an external stakeholder (consumer) and an organization (company or brand) through various channels of correspondence. This connection can be a reaction, interaction, effect or overall customer experience, which takes place online and offline.
Customer Experience and Engagement Marketing The product of an interaction between an organization and a customer over the duration of their relationship.
Customer Facing Marketing Customer facing refers to the manner in which a business service feature is experienced or seen by a customer. A key customer relationship management (CRM) component, a customer facing solution is designed to deliver satisfying user experiences via all customer touch points.
Customer Financing Finance Lending to customers
Customer Insight Marketing An interpretation of trends in human behaviors which aims to increase effectiveness of a product or service for the consumer, as well as increased sales for mutual benefit.
Customer Intelligence (CI) Marketing Is the process of gathering and analyzing information regarding customers; their details and their activities, in order to build deeper and more effective customer relationships and improve strategic decision making.
Customer Intent Marketing Customer intent is defined as the thoughts directing a customers’ decisions or actions toward a particular purchasing event.
Customer Interaction Management Marketing Refers to the a type of Enterprise Software Application which is responsible for managing the interaction between an organization and its customers.
Customer Journey Marketing The complete sum of experiences that customers go through when interacting with your company and brand.
Customer Journey Analytics Marketing Customer journey analytics is the weaving together of every touchpoint that a customer interacts with, across multiple channels and over time. It connects millions of events into journeys from your customers’ point of view and is a data-driven approach to discovering, analyzing and influencing your customers’ journeys.
Customer Journey Map Marketing A diagram that illustrates the steps your customers go through in engaging with your company, whether it be a product, an online experience, retail experience, or a service, or any combination.
Customer Lifecycle Marketing A term used to describe the progression of steps a customer goes through when considering, purchasing, using, and maintaining loyalty to a product or service.
Customer Lifetime Value (CLV) Marketing In marketing, customer lifetime value (CLV or often CLTV), lifetime customer value (LCV), or life-time value (LTV) is a prediction of the net profit attributed to the entire future relationship with a customer.
Customer Lifetime Value (CLV) Sales In marketing, customer lifetime value (CLV or often CLTV), lifetime customer value (LCV), or life-time value (LTV) is a prediction of the net profit attributed to the entire future relationship with a customer.
Customer Loyalty Marketing Can said to have occurred if people choose to use a particular shop or buy one particular products, rather than use other shops or buy products made by other companies.
Customer Needs Marketing A customer need is a need that causes a customer to buy a product. If customers buy products to satisfy needs, then needs provoke customers to buy products.
Customer Profiling Marketing Customer profiling is a way to create a portrait of your customers to help you make design decisions concerning your service.
Customer Proprietary Network Information (CPNI) Marketing Customer Proprietary Network Information (CPNI) is the data collected by telecommunications companies about a consumer’s telephone calls. It includes the time, date, duration and destination number of each call, the type of network a consumer subscribes to, and any other information that appears on the consumer’s telephone bill.
Customer Referrals Marketing Customer referrals are one of the most powerful selling and marketing tools available. In fact, the best source of new business is a referral from a satisfied customer.
Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Marketing Customer relationship management (CRM) refers to practices, strategies and technologies that companies use to manage and analyze customer interactions and data throughout the customer life cycle, with the goal of improving customer service relationships and assisting in customer retention and driving sales growth.
Customer Retention Marketing Refers to the activities and actions companies and organizations take to reduce the number of customer defections.
Customer Review Marketing A customer review is a review of a product or service made by a customer who has purchased and used, or had experience with, the product or service. Customer reviews are a form of customer feedback on electronic commerce and online shopping sites.
Customer Satisfaction Marketing A measure of how products and services supplied by a company meet or surpass customer expectation.
Customer Segmentation Marketing Customer segmentation is the process of dividing customers into groups based on common characteristics so companies can market to each group effectively and appropriately.
Customer Self Service Support A process that facilitates users support via processes and methods in that don’t require the assistance of a customer service representative.
Customer Service Automation Marketing Designates a process of significantly reducing or entirely eliminating human labor when assisting clients.
Customer Service Best Practices Sales Conventional guidelines for customer service
Customer Success Management Sales Customer Success Management is an integration of functions and activities of Marketing, Sales, Professional Services, Training and Support into a new profession to meet the needs of recurring revenue model companies.
Customer Support Analytics Marketing Customer Support Analytics refers to metrics related to customer service operations such as response time, satisfaction rating, etc.
Customer-Premises Equipment (CPE) Technology Customer-premises equipment or customer-provided equipment (CPE) is any terminal and associated equipment located at a subscriber’s premises and connected with a carrier’s telecommunication circuit at the demarcation point (‘demarc’).
Customs Operations Customs is an authority or agency in a country responsible for collecting tariffs and for controlling the flow of goods, including animals, transports, personal, and hazardous items, into and out of a country.
Customs Broking Operations Customs Broking is the practice of obtaining clearance from government agencies to import goods into a country.
Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) Government The Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) is a voluntary supply-chain security program led by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) focused on improving the security of private companies’ supply chains with respect to terrorism.
Cutting-Edge Technology Technology
CVS Health (CVS) Companies CVS Health Corporation is an American retail pharmacy and health care company headquartered in Woonsocket, Rhode Island.
Cyber & Intelligence Technology While cyber security comprises the recruitment of IT security experts, and the deployment of technical means, to protect an organization’s critical infrastructure, or intellectual property, CTI is based on the collection of intelligence using open source intelligence, social media intelligence, human intelligence, or intelligence from the deep and dark web.
Cyber Insurance Risk Management Legal An insurance product used to protect businesses and individual users from Internet-based risks, and more generally from risks relating to information technology infrastructure and activities.
Cyber Liability Insurance Finance Cyber and privacy policies cover a business’ liability for a data breach in which the firm’s customers’ personal information, such as Social Security or credit card numbers, is exposed or stolen by a hacker or other criminal who has gained access to the firm’s electronic network.
Cyber Risk Management Technology Risk management is the process of identifying, assessing, and controlling threats to an organization’s capital and earnings.
Cyber Security Technology Cyber security is the state of being protected against the criminal or unauthorized use of electronic data, or the measures taken to achieve this.
Cyber Security Framework Technology The cyber security framework provides a policy framework of computer security guidance for how private sector organizations can asses and improve their ability to prevent, detect, and respond to cyber attacks.
Cyber Security Ratings Technology
Cyber Threats Technology A cyber threat is the possibility of a malicious attempt to damage or disrupt a computer network or system.
Cyberattack Technology A cyberattack is any type of offensive maneuver that targets computer information systems, infrastructures, computer networks, or personal computer devices.
Cybercrime Technology Cybercrime is defined as a crime in which a computer is the object of the crime (hacking, phishing, spamming) or is used as a tool to commit an offense (child pornography, hate crimes).
CyberSource Companies CyberSource is an E-commerce credit card payment system management company. Customers process online payments, streamline online fraud management, and simplify payment security
Cyberstalking Technology Cyberstalking is a criminal practice where an individual uses the Internet to systematically harass or threaten someone. This crime can be perpetrated through email, social media, chat rooms, instant messaging clients and any other online medium.
Cyberwarfare Technology Cyberwarefare is the use of computer technology to disrupt the activities of a state or organization, especially the deliberate attacking of information systems for strategic or military purposes.
CyberX Companies
Cybot Cookiebot Technology a consent maangement platform
Cyclic Redundancy Check (CRC) Technology A cyclic redundancy check (CRC) is an error-detecting code commonly used in digital networks and storage devices to detect accidental changes to raw data.
Cyramza (Ramucirumab) Healthcare A fully human monoclonal antibody developed for the treatment of solid tumors.
Cyren (CYRN) Companies Cyren Ltd., formerly known as Commtouch, is a cloud-based, Internet security technology company providing threat detection and security analytics such as spam classifications, Uniform Resource Locator categorization, and malware detection.
Cytology Healthcare Cytology is that branch of life science that deals with the study of cells in terms of structure, function and chemistry.


3D Design Engineering Technology 3D Design Engineering is the discipline of creating designs for 3D products, usually usinga design software.
4K (Display) Technology One of the two resolutions of ultra high definition television targeted towards consumer television.
5K (Display) Technology A computer monitor with 2,800 lines of resolution.
Daily Active Users (DAU) Marketing Daily active users (DAU) is one of the ways used for measuring success of an internet product, e.g., online social games.
Daily Deals Marketing An ecommerce business model in which a website offers a single product for sale for a period of 24 to 36 hours.
Dark Fiber Technology Refers to unused fiber-optic cable.
Dash Companies Dash is a technology and services company, that operates as an agency broker-dealer.
Dassault Systems (DSY) Technology Dassault Systems is a world leader in 3D design software.
Data Aggregation Technology
Data Analytics Technology Refers to qualitative and quantitative techniques and processes used to enhance productivity
Data Append Technology Data Append, or Data Appending, means adding data specifically to the end of a data set.
Data Architecture Technology In information technology, data architecture is composed of models, policies, rules or standards that govern which data is collected, and how it is stored, arranged, integrated, and put to use in data systems and in organizations. Data is usually one of several architecture domains that form the pillars of an enterprise architecture or solution architecture.
Data as a Service (DaaS) Technology A service provider that enables data access on demand to users regardless of their geographic location. Also called Data as a Service (DaaS), data services are similar to Software as a Service (SaaS) in that the information is stored in the cloud and is accessible by a wide range of systems and devices.
Data Breach Technology A data breach is the intentional or unintentional release of secure or private/confidential information to an untrusted environment.
Data Catalogue Technology A data catalog belongs to a database instance and is comprised of metadata containing database object definitions like base tables, synonyms, views or synonyms and indexes.
Data Center Technology A large group of networked computer servers typically used by organizations for the remote storage, processing, or distribution of large amounts of data.
Data Center Automation Technology The process of managing and automating the workflow and the process of a data center facility.
Data Center Consolidation Technology A common consideration for organizations that plan to reduce the size of a single facility or merge one or more facilities in order to reduce overall operating costs and reduce IT footprint.
Data Center Design Technology the process of modeling and designing a data center’s IT resources, architectural layout and entire infrastructure.
Data Center Equipment Technology A facility that centralizes an organization’s IT operations and equipment, and where it stores, manages, and disseminates its data.
Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) Technology Refers to the management of the human resources and tools required to handle all physical assets and resources in the data center to obtain a single pane view of the entire infrastructure.
Data Center Interconnect Technology Refers to the networking of two or more different data centers to achieve business or IT objectives.
Data Center Management Technology Refers to the role of an individual within the data center who is responsible for overseeing technical and IT issues within the data center.
Data Center Migration Technology A data center migration is the process of deploying and transferring an existing data center environment to another data center operating environment. It is a comprehensive process that systematically plans for migrating the existing data center to a new facility or site.
Data Center Power Technology Power needed to keep a data center running.
Data Center Sustainability Technology Reduce, reuse and recycle everything from energy to materials.
Data Classification Technology Data classification is the process of organizing data into categories for its most effective and efficient use. A well-planned data classification system makes essential data easy to find and retrieve. This can be of particular importance for risk management, legal discovery, and compliance.
Data Cleansing / Data Scrubbing Technology The process of detecting and correcting corrupt or inaccurate records from a record set, table, or database and refers to identifying incomplete, incorrect, inaccurate or irrelevant parts of the data and then replacing, modifying, or deleting the dirty or coarse data.
Data Convergence Technology A concept based on a collection of technical reports and specifications and is currently under development within the 3rd Generation Partnership Project.
Data Deduplication Technology A specialized data compression technique for eliminating duplicate copies of repeating data.
Data Discovery Technology A business intelligence process for creating and using interactive reports and exploring data from multiple sources. The information technology market research firm Gartner promoted it in 2012.
Data Distribution Technology The distribution of a statistical data set is a listing or function showing all the possible values of the data and how often the occur.
Data Encryption Technology Data encryption is the translation of data into a secret code.
Data Entry Technology The professional term for entering information into a computer or data-recording system using an electronic or mechanical device.
Data Ethics Operations
Data Exchanges Technology The process of sending and receiving data in such a manner that the information content or meaning assigned to the data is not altered during the transmission.
Data Execution Prevention (DEP) Technology Data execution prevention (DEP) is a security feature within operating system that prevents applications from executing code from a non-executable memory location.
Data Exfiltration Technology Data exfiltration is the unauthorized transfer of sensitive information from a target’s network to a location which a threat actor controls
Data Extraction Technology Data extraction is the act or process of retrieving data out of data sources for further data processing or data storage.
Data Governance Operations
Data Hub Technology A database which is populated with data from one or more sources and from which data is taken to one or more destinations.
Data Insight Marketing
Data Integration Technology The combination of technical and business processes used to combine data from disparate sources into meaningful and valuable information.
Data Integrity Technology Data integrity is the maintenance of, and the assurance of the accuracy and consistency of, data over its entire life-cycle,[1] and is a critical aspect to the design, implementation and usage of any system which stores, processes, or retrieves data.
Data Lake Technology A storage repository that holds a vast amount of raw data in its native format until it is needed.
Data Lineage Technology
Data Loss Technology An error condition in information systems in which information is destroyed by failures or neglect in storage, transmission, or processing.
Data Loss Prevention Technology A strategy for making sure that end users do not send sensitive or critical information outside the corporate network.
Data Management Platform (DMP) Marketing A centralized data management platform that allows you to create target audiences based on a combination of in-depth first-party and third-party audience data
Data Management Software Technology A computer software application that interacts with the user, other applications, and the database itself to capture and analyze data.
Data Management System Technology Software that handles the storage, retrieval, and updating of data in a computer system.
Data Mining Technology The practice of examining large databases in order to generate new information.
Data Networks Technology A digital telecommunications network which allows nodes to share resources.
Data Orchestration Technology Data orchestration is the process of integrating two or more applications and/or services together to automate a process, or synchronize data in real-time.
Data Over Cable Service Interface Specification (DOCSIS) Technology An international telecommunications standard that permits the addition of high-bandwidth data transfer to an existing cable TV system. It is employed by many cable television operators to provide Internet access over their existing hybrid fiber-coaxial (HFC) infrastructure.
Data Philanthropy Operations Data philanthropy describes a form of collaboration in which private sector companies share data for public benefit.[1] There are multiple uses of data philanthropy being explored from humanitarian, corporate, human rights, and academic use.
Data Privacy and Protection Technology The relationship between the collection and dissemination of data, technology, the public expectation of privacy, and the legal and political issues surrounding them.
Data Privacy Day Operations Data Privacy Day (known in Europe as Data Protection Day) is an international holiday that occurs every 28 January. The purpose of Data Privacy Day is to raise awareness and promote privacy and data protection best practices. It is currently observed in the United States, Canada, India and 47 European countries.
Data Profiling Marketing Data profiling is the process of examining the data available from an existing information source (e.g. a database or a file) and collecting statistics or informative summaries about that data.
Data Protection Officer (DPO) Healthcare A data protection officer (DPO) is an enterprise security leadership role required by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Data protection officers are responsible for overseeing data protection strategy and implementation to ensure compliance with GDPR requirements.
Data Quality Technology Refers to the condition of a set of values of qualitative or quantitative variables. There are many definitions of data quality but data is generally considered high quality it is ‘fit for [its] intended uses in operations, decision making and planning.’.
Data Reduction Technology The transformation of numerical or alphabetical digital information derived empirically or experimentally into a corrected, ordered, and simplified form.
Data Replication and Mirroring Technology The creation and maintenance of redundant copies of a database.
Data Retention Technology The continued storage of an organization’s data for compliance or business reasons.
Data Science Technology An interdisciplinary field about scientific methods, processes, and systems to extract knowledge or insights from data in various forms, either structured or unstructured, similar to data mining.
Data Science Tools Technology
Data Security Technology Data security refers to protective digital privacy measures that are applied to prevent unauthorized access to computers, databases and websites.
Data Sharing Technology Data sharing is the practice of making data used for scholarly research available to other investigators.
Data Storage Technology Data storage is a general term for archiving data in electromagnetic or other forms for use by a computer or device.
Data Streams Technology A sequence of digitally encoded coherent signals used to transmit or receive information that is in the process of being transmitted.
Data Structures Technology A specialized format for organizing and storing data.
Data Synchronization Technology Data synchronization is the process of maintaining the consistency and uniformity of data instances across all consuming applications and storing devices. It ensures that the same copy or version of data is used in all devices – from source to destination.
Data Theft Technology Theft of digital information
Data Transmission Technology Data transmission is the process of sending digital or analog data over a communication medium to one or more computing, network, communication or electronic devices.
Data Validation Technology In computer science, data validation is the process of ensuring that data have undergone data cleansing to ensure they have data quality, that is, that they are both correct and useful.
Data Vaulting Technology Data vault modeling is a database modeling method that is designed to provide long-term historical storage of data coming in from multiple operational systems. It is also a method of looking at historical data that deals with issues such as auditing, tracing of data, loading speed and resilience to change as well as emphasizing the need to trace where all the data in the database came from.
Data Visualization Technology A general term that describes any effort to help people understand the significance of data by placing it in a visual context.
Data Warehouse Technology A data warehouse is a large store of data accumulated from a wide range of sources within a company and used to guide management decisions.
Database Administration Technology Database administration refers to the whole set of activities performed by a database administrator to ensure that a database is always available as needed.
Database as a Service (DBaaS) Technology A cloud computing service model that provides users with some form of access to a database without the need for setting up physical hardware, installing software or configuring for performance.
Database Audit Technology Database auditing involves observing a database so as to be aware of the actions of database users.
Database Development Technology A core aspect of software engineering is the subdivision of the development process into a series of phases, or steps, each of which focuses on one aspect of the development.
Database Migration and Conversion Technology The transformation of data from one format to another and the process of transferring data between sios, formats, or systems.
Database Security Technology Refers to the collective measures used to protect and secure a database or database management software from illegitimate use and malicious threats and attacks.
Database Servers Technology A computer software application that interacts with the user, other applications, and the database itself to capture and analyze data.
Database Solutions Technology A computer software application that interacts with the user, other applications, and the database itself to capture and analyze data.
Databases Technology A structured set of data held in a computer, especially one that is accessible in various ways.
Databricks Companies Databricks is a company founded by the creators of Apache Spark, that aims to help clients with cloud-based big data processing using Spark.
Datacert Companies Datacert, now owned by ELM Solutions, a computer software company that provides enterprise legal management software and services designed for law departments.
Data-Driven Marketing Marketing Refers to the marketing insights and decisions that arise from the analysis of data about or from consumers.
Datamonitor Healthcare Independent group of experts who monitor patient safety and treatment efficacy data while a clinical trial is ongoing.
Datanyze Companies A California based company that provides real time insights based on a company’s technology choices and buying signals.
DataStax Companies DataStax, Inc. is a data management software vendor.
DataXu Companies Boston MA based company that produces the cloud-based DataXu Platform and founded the OpenRTB consortium.
Datorama Companies Datorama is a SaaS-based, big data management platform for advertisers and ad agencies.
DAX Index (DAX) Finance A blue chip stock market index consisting of the 30 major German companies trading on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.
Dayforce Technology human capital management software provided by Ceridian
Dayforce Human Resources human capital management software provided by Ceridian
DC / DC Converters Industries System that converts a direct current from one voltage to another
DC Drives Technology DC drives are DC motor speed control systems. Since the speed of a DC motor is directly proportional to armature voltage and inversely proportional to motor flux (which is a function of field current), either armature voltage or field current can be used to control speed.
DCL Logistics Supply Chain DCL provides fulfillment services & supply chain solutions for companies in software, technology, electronics, healthcare, and consumer goods industries.
Deal Management Technology Deal Management is for controlling all phases of a deal lifecycle from initial deal evaluation through due diligence to closing.
Debenture Finance Debt instrument not secured by physical assets or collateral
Debit Spread Finance Two options with different market prices that an investor trades on the same underlying security. The higher priced option is purchased and the lower premium Is sold – both at the same time.
Debt Collection Software Technology Debt collection software manages your entire debt collection process. It starts with your database and a list of overdue invoices. It then matches money coming into those invoices and if an invoice remains unpaid for a specified amount of time, the ‘debt collection’ process begins.
Debt Management Finance
Debt Management Plan Finance A debt management plan (DMP) is a formal agreement between a debtor and a creditor that addresses the terms of an outstanding debt.
Debt Positions Finance
Debt Restructuring Finance Strategy for reducing and renegotiating delinquent debts in order to restore liquidity
Debt-Service Coverage Ratio (DSCR) Finance Amount of cash flow available to service debt
Debugging Technology Debugging is to identify and remove errors from computer hardware or software.
Debugging tools Technology A debugger or debugging tool is a computer program that is used to test and debug other programs (the ‘target’ program).
Decision Manager Technology Decision Managers are business rules management systems used in finance, operations, event processing, fraud detection and more.
Decision Support Systems Healthcare A set of related computer programs and the data require to assist with analysis and decision-making within an organization.
Dedicated Gig Internet Technology Gigabit internet is the next-generation of broadband Internet service, with true gigabit internet connections offering speeds that are over 50 times faster than today’s average broadband connection.
Dedicated Internet Access Technology Dedicated internet access is a continuous high bandwidth method for enterprises to connect their local area networks with the public internet and streamline the performance of their wide area network.
Deep Fiber Deployment Technology The trend of deploying infrastructure that will support fiber optic connections
Deep Learning Technology The application to learning tasks of artificial neural networks that contain more than one hidden layer.
Defamation Legal The action of damaging the good reputation of someone
Defeasance Finance Defeasance is a provision that voids a bond or loan when the borrower sets aside cash or bonds sufficient enough to service the borrower’s debt. It is also referred to as ‘defease.’
Defect Tracking Operations The process of tracking the logged defects in a product from beginning to closure, and making new versions of the product that fix the defects.
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Government The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is an agency of the United States Department of Defense responsible for the development of emerging technologies for use by the military.
Defense Attorney Legal A lawyer specializing in the defense of individuals and companies charged with criminal activity.
Defense In Depth Technology Defense in depth (also known as Castle Approach) is an information assurance (IA) concept in which multiple layers of security controls (defense) are placed throughout an information technology (IT) system.
Deferred Annuities Finance An annuity that commences only after a lapse of some specified time after the final purchase premium has been paid
Defined Benefit Plans Human Resources A type of pension plan in which an employer/sponsor promises a specified pension payment, lump-sum on retirement that is predetermined by a formula based on the employee’s earning history, tenure of service and age.
Defined Contribution Plans Human Resources A retirement plan in which a certain amount or percentage of money is set aside each year by a company for the benefit of each of its employees.
Dell EMC Companies An American multinational company that provides data storage products.
Dell EMC Healthcare An American multinational company that provides data storage products.
Dell Inc. (DELL) Companies An American multinational company that provides data storage products.
Dell Mozy Companies
Deloitte Companies Company that provides consulting, audit, tax, and advisory services.
DeltaX Companies DeltaX is a cross-channel digital advertising platform.
Deltek Companies
Deltek Talent Management Technology
Demand Generation Marketing The focus of targeted marketing programs to drive awareness and interest in a company’s products and/or services.
Demand Generation Consulting Marketing Consultants that help executives of marketing the most of the latest inbound and revenue performance techniques.
Demand Management Marketing Demand management is a planning methodology used to forecast, plan for and manage the demand for products and services. This can be at macro-levels as in economics and at micro-levels within individual organizations.
Demand Planning Operations Demand planning is a multi-step operational supply chain management (SCM) process used to create reliable forecasts. Effective demand planning can guide users to improve the accuracy of revenue forecasts, align inventory levels with peaks and troughs in demand, and enhance profitability for a given channel or product.
Demand Side Platform (DSP) Marketing Technology used to manage and optimize ad campaigns
Demandbase Companies A targeting and personalization platform for business-to-business (B2B) companies
Demandware Companies A software technology company headquartered in Burlington, Massachusetts, providing a cloud-based e-commerce platform and related services for retailers and brand manufacturers around the world
Dematic Sprocket Technology
Dematic Sprocket Industries
Demographics Marketing Statistical data relating to the population and particular groups within it.
Demolition Industries Process of tearing down structures
Demotion Human Resources Reduction in rank or status.
Denologix Companies
Dentistry Healthcare The treatment of diseases and other conditions that affect the teeth and gums, especially the repair and extraction of teeth and the insertion of artificial ones.
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Government A concerted national effort to prevent terrorist attacks within the United States, reduce America’s vulnerability to terrorism, and minimize the damage and recover from attacks that do occur.
Department of Labor (DOL) Government The Department of Labor is a U.S. cabinet-level agency responsible for enforcing federal labor standards and promoting workers’ wellbeing.
Deployment Options Technology The general deployment process consists of several interrelated activities with possible transitions between them.
Deposit Accounts Finance A savings account, current account or any other type of bank account that allows money to be deposited and withdrawn by the account holder
Deposit Insurance Finance A measure implemented in many countries to protect bank depositors, in full or in part, from losses caused by a bank’s inability to pay its debts when due.
Depreciable Assets Finance Any type of asset that is eligible for depreciation treatment.
Depreciation Finance A reduction in the value of an asset with the passage of time, due in particular to wear and tear.
Deprovisioning Technology Deprovisioning is the act of removing access from and freeing up resources reserved by end users and their file transfer workflows. Rapid removal of access upon termination or end of contract is key to any organization.
Derivatives Market Finance The derivatives market is the financial market for derivatives, financial instruments like futures contracts or options, which are derived from other forms of assets.
Dermatology Healthcare The branch of medicine concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of skin disorders.
Descriptive Analytics Technology Descriptive Analytics is analysis of data that provides information about current data.
Design And Facilities Administration
Design for Manufacturability (DFM) Industries Design for manufacturability (also sometimes known as design for manufacturing or DFM) is the general engineering practice of designing products in such a way that they are easy to manufacture.
Design Software Technology Design software refers to software that is used to create graphic designs, 3D object designs, or mathematical representations of an object or design.
Design Systems Technology Design systems are a collection of reusable components, guided by clear standards, that can be assembled together to build any number of applications.
Designated Internet Access Technology Designated internet access is a private network that is reserved for you.
Desk Phone Technology A desk phone is a phone located on desk and used by employees in organization.
Desktop Apps Technology An application that runs stand-alone in a desktop or laptop computer.
Desktop as a Service (DaaS) Technology A form of virtual desktop infrastructure in which the VDI is outsourced and handled by a third party.
Desktop Computer Technology Personal computer meant to remain in a fixed location
Desktop Environment Technology An implementation of the desktop metaphor made of a bundle of programs running on top of a computer operating system, which share a common graphical user interface, sometime described as a graphical shell.
Desktop Management Technology A comprehensive approach to managing all the computers within an organization.
Desktop Sharing Technology A common name for technologies and products that allow remote access and remote collaboration on a person’s computer desktop through a graphical Terminal emulator.
Deutsche Börse Companies A German global banking and financial services company
Deutsche Telekom (DTE) Companies Deutsche Telekom, is a German telecommunications company headquartered in Bonn.
Dev Ops Technology
Development Operations (Devops) Technology DevOps is a software development and delivery process that emphasizes communication and collaboration between product management, software development, and operations professionals.
Device Security Technology Device security is the protection of smartphones, tablets, laptops and other portable computing devices, and the networks they connect to, from threats and vulnerabilities associated with wireless computing.
Device-as-a-Service (DaaS) Technology Device as a Service (DaaS) helps organizations mitigate these costs by taking a typical hardware device (such as a laptop, desktop, tablet, or mobile phone), bundling it with a variety of services and software, and offering it to a customer for a monthly subscription fee.
DHL Express Companies DHL Express is a division of the German logistics company Deutsche Post DHL providing international courier, parcel and express mail services.
Diabetes Education Healthcare The cornerstone of diabetes management, because diabetes requires day to day knowledge of nutrition, exercise,
Dialogtech Companies DialogTech provides actionable marketing analytics for businesses that value phone calls.
DialPad Companies Dialpad offers a secure, enterprise cloud phone system, business VoIP, toll free numbers, cloud PBX & integrations with G Suite & Office 365.
Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) Technology A diesel particulate filter (or DPF) is a device designed to remove diesel particulate matter or soot from the exhaust gas of a diesel engine.
Digital Marketing A communications path that handles only digital signals.
Digital Agency Marketing A company that provides creative, strategic and technical development of screen-based products and services.
Digital Assessment Technology Digitization of the assessment process, from student work to the recording of marks is occurring now but haphazardly and is often only a relocation of the paper assessment.
Digital Asset Technology A digital asset, in essence, is anything that exists in a binary format and comes with the right to use. Data that do not possess that right are not considered assets.
Digital Asset Management (DAM) Software Technology Digital asset management software is primarily used by enterprise marketing and creative teams, so it is necessary for DAM software to accommodate a broad spectrum of creative files.
Digital Businesses Administration Digital business is the creation of new business designs by blurring the digital and physical worlds.
Digital Cameras Technology Device for storing and recording photographic images in a digital form
Digital Consulting Administration A professional that helps you with how and where your business should exist digitally.
Digital Convergence Technology Refers to the convergence of four industries into one conglomerate, ITTCE.
Digital Disruption Technology The change that occurs when new digital technologies and business models affect the value proposition of existing goods and services.
Digital Economy Finance Economy based on digital computing technologies
Digital Energy Industries
Digital Engagement Marketing Any use of social media by a corporate organization, right through to more specific definitions around how public sector organizations promote participation in policymaking.
Digital Experience Marketing An interaction between a user and an organization that is possible only because of digital technologies.
Digital Experience Platform (DXP) Technology
Digital Fabrication Industries Digital fabrication is a type of manufacturing process where the machine used is controlled by a computer.
Digital Forensics Technology
Digital Forensics And Incidence Response (Dfir) Technology
Digital Health Technology Convergence of technology and individualized health and genetic information
Digital Integrated Circuits Industries Set of digital circuits on a single plate
Digital Magazines Technology A digital magazine is a digital, online edition of a printed magazine.
Digital Media Marketing Refers to audio, video, and photo content that has been encoded.
Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) Government The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) is a United States copyright law that implements two 1996 treaties of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).
Digital Photo Frame Technology Device for displaying digital photos on a screen
Digital Place-Based Advertising Marketing Encompasses a wide variety of formats that are specifically located where particular groups congregate for a variety of purposes.
Digital Process Finance Process done by device that manipulates data
Digital Process Technologies Technology A base two process. Digitized information is recorded in binary code of combinations of the digits 0 and 1, also called bits, which represent words and images. Digital technology enables immense amounts of information to be compressed on small storage devices that can be easily preserved and transported.
Digital Publishing Technology Digital Publishing, or electronic publishing, includes the digital publication of e-books, digital magazines, and the development of digital libraries and catalogs.
Digital Rights Management (DRM) Legal Mechanisms designed to limit the usage of proprietary work
Digital Signage Marketing Uses technologies such as LCD, LED and Projection to display content such as digital images, video, streaming media, and information.
Digital Signage Experts Group Marketing An impartial, agnostic, and vendor neutral organization providing professional industry certifications and recognition for participants at all levels in the digital signage industry.
Digital Signature Technology Technology Creates a one-way has of the electronic data to be signed.
Digital Strategy Operations A digital strategy is a form of strategic management and a business answer or response to a digital question, often best addressed as part of an overall business strategy.
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) Technology A family of technologies that are used to transmit digital data over telephone lines.
Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) Technology Digital terrestrial television (DTTV or DTT) is a technology for broadcast television in which land-based (terrestrial) television stations broadcast television content by radio waves to televisions in consumers’ residences in a digital format.
Digital Transaction Technology A way of payment which is made through digital modes.
Digital Transaction Management (DTM) Technology A category of cloud services designed to digitally manage document-based transactions.
Digital Transformation Finance Strategy for radically modifying processes with digital technology
Digital Twin Technology Digital twin refers to a digital replica of physical assets (physical twin), processes and systems that can be used for various purposes. The digital representation provides both the elements and the dynamics of how an Internet of Things device operates and lives throughout its life cycle.
Digital Versatile Disc (DVD) Technology DVD (an abbreviation of ‘digital video disc’ or ‘digital versatile disc’) is a digital optical disc storage format invented and developed by Philips and Sony in 1995. The medium can store any kind of digital data and is widely used for software and other computer files as well as video programs watched using DVD players.
Digital Wallets Finance An electronic device that allows an individual to make electronic transactions.
Digital Workplace Technology
Digital Workspace Technology
Digitalizing Energy Industries
Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC) Technology System that converts digital signals to analog signals
Dimensional Marketing Marketing Integrating work across multiple channels, combining disparate chunks of data to drive better marketing insight and personalizing everything that can be personalized.
Direct Attached Storage (DAS) Technology Direct-attached storage is digital storage directly attached to the computer accessing it, as opposed to storage accessed over a computer network.
Direct Debit Finance A direct debit or direct withdrawal is a financial transaction in which one person withdraws funds from another person’s bank account.
Direct Deposit Finance Direct deposit is an electronic payment from one bank account to another. For example, money moves from an employer’s bank account to an employee’s bank account, although there are several other ways to use direct deposit.
Direct Mail Marketing Unsolicited advertising sent to prospective customers through the mail.
Direct Marketing Marketing The business of selling products or services directly to the public, e.g., by mail order or telephone selling, rather than through retailers.
Direct Response (DR) Marketing A type of marketing that elicits a specific, measured response resulting from a consumer’s direct response to a marketer.
Directors and Officers Liability Insurance Finance Insurance for directors and officers to protect against liability claims
Directory Servers Technology A directory server is a network server that provides a database of mostly unchanging data.
Directory Services Technology A customizable information store that functions as a single point from which users can locate resources and services distributed throughout the network.
Direct-to-Consumer Advertising (DTC advertising) Marketing Direct-to-consumer advertising (DTC advertising) usually refers to the marketing of pharmaceutical products but also applies to the direct marketing of medical devices, consumer diagnostics and sometimes financial services. This form of advertising is directed toward patients, rather than healthcare professionals.
Dirty Bomb Industries A dirty bomb or radiological dispersal device is a speculative radiological weapon that combines radioactive material with conventional explosives. The purpose of the weapon is to contaminate the area around the dispersal agent/conventional explosion with radioactive material.
Disabilities (ADA) Human Resources Legislation passed in 1990 that prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities.
Disability Human Resources A person who has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities.
Disability Insurance Human Resources A programed managed by the Social Security Administration that insures a worker in case of a mishap.
Disaster Management Government The organization and management of resources and responsibilities for dealing with all humanitarian aspects of emergencies, in particular preparedness, response and recovery in order to lessen the impact of disasters.
Disaster Planning Technology Systematic procedures that clearly detail what needs to be done, how, when and by whom before and after the time an anticipated disastrous event occurs.
Disaster Recovery Technology A documented process or set of procedures to recover and protect a business IT infrastructure in the event of a disaster.
Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) Technology A cloud computing and backup service model that uses cloud resources to protect applications and data from disruption caused by disaster.
Discharge Planning Healthcare Discharge planning the activities that facilitate a patient’s movement from one health care setting to another, or to home.
Discipline Human Resources To train someone to obey rules or a code of behavior, and using punishment to correct disobedience.
Disclosure Requirements Finance
Discount Strategy Marketing Discount strategies are when businesses use discount pricing to sell low-priced products in high volumes. Large retailers are able to demand price discounts from suppliers and make a discount pricing strategy effective as they buy in bulk.
Discounted Cash Flow (DCF) Finance In finance, discounted cash flow (DCF) analysis is a method of valuing a project, company, or asset using the concepts of the time value of money. All future cash flows are estimated and discounted by using cost of capital to give their present values (PVs).
Discover Financial Services (DFS) Companies An American financial services company, which issues the Discover Card and operates the Discover and Pulse networks
DiscoverOrg Companies A Washington based firm that provides sales and marketing intelligence tools.
Discrete Automation Industries Products are manufactured by assembling component parts and subsystems which are then incorporated into larger systems.
Discrete Manufacturing Industry Industries Production of differentiated units
Discretionary Accounts Finance An investment account that allows a broker to buy and sell securities without the client’s consent.
Discrimination Human Resources A form of discrimination based on race, gender, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability,
Disease Healthcare A disease is a particular abnormal condition that affects part or all of an organism not caused by external force and that consists of a disorder of a structure or function, usually serving as an evolutionary disadvantage.
Dish Network (DISH) Companies American direct-broadcast satellite service provider that provides satellite television, satellite Internet access, audio programming, and interactive television services.
Disk Imaging Technology Disk imaging refers to copying the contents of a data storage device or medium, and transferring this to another, similar medium or device.
Disk Storage Technology Disk storage is a general category of storage mechanisms where data are recorded by various electronic, magnetic, optical, or mechanical changes to a surface layer of one or more rotating disks.
Disk Streaming Technology
Disk-Based Backup and Storage / RAID Technology RAID is a data storage virtualization technology that combines multiple physical disk drive components into a single logical unit for the purposes of data redundancy, performance improvement, or both.
Disparate Systems Technology A disparate system or a disparate data system is a computer data processing system that was designed to operate as a fundamentally distinct data processing system without exchanging data or interacting with other computer data processing systems.
Display Advertising Marketing Display Advertising Metrics gauge quantites such as conversions, conversion rate, cost per conversion, click through rate, and clicks.
Display Advertising Metrics Marketing Display Advertising Metrics gauge quantites such as conversions, conversion rate, cost per conversion, click through rate, and clicks.
DisplayBase Marketing
DisplayPort Technology DisplayPort is a digital display interface developed by a consortium of PC and chip manufacturers and standardized by the Video Electronics Standards Association.
Dispute Resolution Human Resources Dispute resolution generally refers to one of several different processes used to resolve disputes between parties including negotiation, mediation, arbitration, collaborative law, and litigation.
Disruptive Technologies Technology A disruptive technology is one that displaces an established technology and shakes up the industry or a ground-breaking product that creates a completely new industry.
Distance Learning Human Resources Method of studying in which lectures are broadcast or classes are conducted by correspondence or over the Internet, without the student’s needing to attend a school or college
Distil Networks Companies Distil Networks is an American cybersecurity company founded in 2011 and headquartered in San Francisco, California. Its main product provides bot detection and mitigation.
Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS) Technology A network of spatially separated antenna nodes connected to a common source via a transport medium that provides wireless service within a geographic area or structure. DAS antenna elevations are generally at or below the clutter level and node installations are compact. A distributed antenna system may be deployed indoors (an iDAS) or outdoors (an oDAS).
Distributed Computing Technology A field of computer science that studies distributed systems.
Distributed Control System Technology A distributed control system (DCS) is a computerised control system for a process or plant usually with a large number of control loops, in which autonomous controllers are distributed throughout the system, but there is central operator supervisory control.
Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) Technology A distributed denial-of-service attack occurs when multiple systems flood the bandwidth or resources of a targeted system, usually one or more web servers.
Distributed Energy Resources (DERs) Technology Distributed energy resources (DERs) are electricity-producing resources or controllable loads that are directly connected to a local distribution system or connected to a host facility within the local distribution system.
Distributed Ledgers Finance A consensus of replicated, shared, and synchronized digital data geographically spread across multiple sites, countries, or institutions.
Distribution and Storage Technology Distributed storage is storing data in multiple computers or in computers that are geographically dispersed.
Distribution Center Operations A distribution center for a set of products is a warehouse or other specialized building, often with refrigeration or air conditioning, which is stocked with products (goods) to be redistributed to retailers, to wholesalers, or directly to consumers.
Distribution Management Supply Chain A distribution center for a set of products is a warehouse or other specialized building, often with refrigeration or air conditioning, which is stocked with products (goods) to be redistributed to retailers, to wholesalers, or directly to consumers.
Diversity Human Resources The range of human differences, including but not limited to race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, social class, physical ability or attributes, religious or ethical values system, national origin, and political beliefs.
Diversity & Inclusion Human Resources
Diversity and inclusion jobs Human Resources
Diversity Recruiting Human Resources To improve chances of attracting diverse candidates when job opportunities arise.
Diversity Services Human Resources Services and activities that encompasses diversity among its constituencies.
Divestment Finance Process of selling off subsidiary business interests
Dividends Finance A sum of money paid regularly (typically quarterly) by a company to its shareholders out of its profits or reserves
Django Technology Django is a free and open-source web framework written in Python, which follows the model-view-template architectural pattern.
DNA Healthcare Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) is a thread-like chain of nucleotides carrying the genetic instructions used in the growth, development, functioning and reproduction of all known living organisms and many viruses.
DNA Extraction Healthcare DNA isolation is a process of purification of DNA from sample using a combination of physical and chemical methods.
DNA Sequencing Healthcare The process of determining the precise order of nucleotides within a DNA molecule.
DNN Software Companies A web content management system based on Microsoft .NET
Do Not Track (DNT) Technology The Do Not Track (DNT) header is the proposed HTTP header field DNT that requests that a web application disable either its tracking or cross-site user tracking (the ambiguity remains unresolved) of an individual user.
Doc Halo / Halo Communications Technology healthcare communication software product and vendor
Docker Technology Docker is a computer program that performs operating-system-level virtualization also known as containerization.
Document Control Technology Procedure that describes how documents are organized, managed, and standardized within an organization
Document Imaging Technology The practice of using equipment like scanners or special cameras to take a picture of information contained in another form.
Document Management Technology
Document Management Systems (DMS) Technology A document management system is a system used to track, manage and store documents and reduce paper.
Document Security Technology Means the security agreement, the intellectual property security
Document Sharing Technology Concept of distributing or providing access to documents over a network
Document Shredding Operations A mechanical device used to cut paper into either strips or fine particles.
Document Storage Technology Document storage, or when we discuss document management, online document storage, is the process of storing documents as electronic files.
Document Storage Systems Healthcare Document storage, or when we discuss document management, online document storage, is the process of storing documents as electronic files.
Document Translation Technology The process of translating a document from one language to another
Documentary Collections Finance A process in which the seller instructs his bank to forward documents related to the export of goods to the buyer’s bank with a request to present these documents to the buyer for payment
DocuSign Companies DocuSign is a San Francisco-based company that provides electronic signature technology and digital transaction management services for facilitating electronic exchanges of contracts and signed documents.
Dodd-Frank Act Compliance Legal Legislation that enforces financial accountability and transparency
Domain Expertise Human Resources A domain expert is a person with special knowledge or skills in a particular area of endeavor. An accountant is an expert in the domain of accountancy, for example. The development of accounting software requires knowledge in two different domains, namely accounting and software.
Domain Keys Identified Mail (DKIM) Technology Domain Keys Identified Mail (DKIM) is an email authentication method designed to detect email spoofing. It allows the receiver to check that an email claimed to have come from a specific domain was indeed authorized by the owner of that domain.
Domain Name System (DNS) Technology The Internet’s system for converting alphabetic names into numeric IP addresses.
Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting and Conformance (DMARC) Technology Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting and Conformance (DMARC) is an email-validation system designed to detect and prevent email spoofing. It is intended to combat certain techniques often used in phishing and email spam, such as emails with forged sender addresses that appear to originate from legitimate organizations.
Domestic Goods Legal Domestic goods are those used in a domestic setting and are designed for use by the individuals or family of a household in the context of their personal daily activities in running a house.
Domestic Shipping Supply Chain Domestic Shipping refers to transporting freight to a destination within the same country.
Domo Companies Based out of Utah, specializing in business intelligence tools and data visualization.
Dongle Technology Device for enabling wireless access
Donor Management Marketing A Donor Management System or Nonprofit CRM is a means of organizing, analyzing, and strategically implementing communication strategies with nonprofit supporters to maintain and grow those relationships.
DonorPerfect Technology DonorPerfect provides fundraising and donor management solutions.
DonorSign Technology
Door Installation Industries Activity of placing a door in position for use
dormakaba Companies
Dosimetry Healthcare Radiation dosimetry is the measurement, calculation and assessment of the ionizing radiation dose absorbed by the human body.
dotCMS Technology An open source content management system (CMS) written in Java for managing content and content driven sites and application
Double Data Rate (DDR) Operations DDR refers refers to a data transfer method where the data transfers on both the rising and falling edges of the clock signal (double data rate)
Double Opt-In Technology Double opt-in is a type of email subscription where a user should confirm his or her wish to be added to the mailing list twice.
DoubleClick Bid Manager Marketing A next-generation demand-side-platform providing trading desks, agencies, and advertisers with great transparency and performance in global display media buying across ad exchanges.
DoubleClick Search (DS) Marketing DoubleClick Search (DS) is a search management platform that helps agencies and marketers efficiently manage some of the largest search marketing campaigns in the world, across multiple engines and media channels.
Double-Entry Bookkeeping Finance Double-Entry Bookkeeping, in accounting, is a system of bookkeeping so named because every entry to an account requires a corresponding and opposite entry to a different account.
DoubleVerify Companies DoubleVerify provides online media verification and campaign effectiveness solutions for marketers, advertisers and digital publishers.
Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) Finance A sum of money paid regularly (typically quarterly) by a company to its shareholders out of its profits or reserves
Downhole Tools Technology Downhole Tools are those oilfield equipment that are used during well drilling, completion and intervention or well workover activities and helps the oil well in optimizing the production levels and maintain a continuous flow from a reservoir.
Downsizing Finance Strategy for reducing size
Downtime Technology The total period that a service or component is not operational within an agreed service time.
DOX Companies
Drag and Drop Technology In computer graphical user interfaces, drag and drop is a pointing device gesture in which the user selects a virtual object by grabbing it and dragging it to a different location or onto another virtual object.
Dreamforce Marketing Conference put on by Salesforce, a cloud-based customer service software provider.
Dridex Technology Dridex malware is a type of malware that uses Microsoft Office macros. It can help hackers to steal financial information and other identifiers for users.
Drift Companies Drift is the leading conversational marketing platform. With Drift on your website, you can turn your traffic into qualified meetings using our bots 24 hours a day
Drilling Rigs Industries Machine that creates holes in the earth sub-surface.
Drinking Water Industries Drinking water, also known as potable water, is water that is safe to drink or to use for food preparation.
Drip Marketing Marketing A communication strategy that sends or ‘drips’ a pre-written set of messages to customers or prospects over time.
Driving Records Human Resources A driving record is a public account of various aspects of your driving history. Every state’s motor vehicle agency (DMV, BMV, OMV – and so on) maintains driving records for all licensed drivers within the state.
Drone Operations Center Support
Drones Technology An unmanned aerial vehicle, commonly known as a drone, is an aircraft without a human pilot aboard. UAVs are a component of an unmanned aircraft system; which include a UAV, a ground-based controller, and a system of communications between the two
Dropbox Companies Cloud-based file sharing content management service
Dropshipping Supply Chain Drop shipping is a supply chain management method in which the retailer does not keep goods in stock but instead transfers customer orders and shipment details to either the manufacturer, another retailer, or a wholesaler, who then ships the goods directly to the customer.
Drug Development Healthcare Drug development is the process of bringing a new pharmaceutical drug to the market once a lead compound has been identified through the process of drug discovery.
Drug Discovery Healthcare Drug discovery is the process by which new candidate medications are discovered.
Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Government The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is a United States federal law enforcement agency under the U.S. Department of Justice, tasked with combating drug smuggling and use within the United States.
Drug Quality and Security Act Government The Drug Quality and Security Act (H.R. 3204) is a law that amended the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to grant the Food and Drug Administration more authority to regulate and monitor the manufacturing of compounded drugs.
Drupal Technology Drupal is free, open source software that can be used by individuals or groups of users to easily create and manage many types of Web sites.
Dry Type Transformer Technology The dry type transformer does not require a liquid such as oil or silicone or any other liquid to cool the electrical core and coils. Dry type transformers are voltage changing (Step-up or Step-down) or isolation device that is air cooled rather than liquid cooled.
DSLR Cameras Technology Digital camera that features a single-lens reflex design and a digital imaging sensor
Dual Monitors Technology Two monitors on the same computer.
Dude Solutions Technology a CMMS solution provider
Dude Solutions Industries a CMMS solution provider
Due Diligence Legal Due diligence are reasonable steps taken by a person in order to satisfy a legal requirement, especially in buying or selling something.
Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) Companies New Jersey based business that provides commercial data businesses.
Duo Companies Duo is a software company that combines security expertise with a user-centered philosophy to provide two-factor authentication, endpoint remediation and secure single sign-on tools for the modern era.
Duo Security Technology identity access and management solution now owned by Cisco
Duplicate Medical Records Technology Duplicate medical records occur when a single patient is associated with more than one medical record number.
Duration Management Finance A way to manage interest rate risk.
Dwolla Companies A United States-only e-commerce company that provides an online payment system and mobile payments network.
DXC Technology Companies
Dynamic Application Security Testing (DAST) Technology Dynamic application security testing (DAST) is a process of testing an application or software product in an operating state. This kind of testing is helpful for industry-standard compliance and general security protections for evolving projects.
Dynamic Asset Allocation Finance An investment strategy whereby an investor makes long-term investments in certain asset classes or securities and periodically buys and sells those securities in order to keep the allocations in their original proportions.
Dynamic Case Management (DCM) Technology Dynamic case management (DCM) is the handling of case-related work through the use of technologies that automate and streamline aspects of each case.
Dynamic Creative Marketing Personalized content.
Dynamic Currency Conversion Finance Dynamic currency conversion (DCC) or cardholder preferred currency (CPC) is a process whereby the amount of a Visa or MasterCard transaction is converted by a merchant or ATM to the currency of the payment card’s country of issue at the point of sale.
Dynamic-Link Library (DLL) Technology Dynamic-link library (or DLL) is Microsoft’s implementation of the shared library concept in the Microsoft Windows and OS/2 operating systems.


8×8 (EGHT) Companies American communications technology company that provides VoIP telephony services.
E*Trade (ETFC) Companies An online discount stock brokerage firm for self-directed investors
Early Payment Discount Finance An early payment discount is offered by some companies to motivate credit customers to pay sooner.
Earnest Companies Earnest is a technology-enabled lender, headquartered in San Francisco that offers personal loans and student loan refinancing.
Earnings and Estimates Data Finance
Earnings Data Finance
Earnings Estimates Finance
Earnings Estimates Revisions Finance
Earnings Per Share (EPS) Finance Ratio of company profit to outstanding shares
Earnings Season Finance
EastNets Companies Global provider of compliance and payments solutions for the financial industry.
eBay Companies
EBITDA Finance Financial performance indicator used to compare profitability between companies and industries
E-Builder Technology E-Builder offers industry specific construction management software that helps facility owners increase efficiency and save money.
eBusiness Administration
E-Business Strategy Marketing An E-Business Strategy defines short-term and long-term e-business goals and involves careful and skilled planning.
eCard Technology E-card is similar to a postcard or greeting card, with the primary difference being that it is created using digital media instead of paper or other traditional materials.
eChecking Accounts Finance A checking account operated online
eClinicalWorks Healthcare eClinicalWorks, LLC provides ambulatory healthcare IT solutions. The company offers its products for physicians, ACOs, out-patient departments of hospitals, health centers, departments of health, and convenient care clinics and is headquartered in Westborough, Massachusetts.
Eclipse IDE Technology Eclipse is an integrated development environment used in computer programming, and is the most widely used Java IDE.
Eco-Friendly Printers Technology Involves the use of low-VCO inks, recycled paper, energy-efficient computers and equipment, remanufactured laser toner cartridges and ink cartridges for printers, paperless information dissemination, attempts to educate the public on green printing.
eCommerce Sales Commercial transactions conducted via the internet
Ecommerce Fulfillment Supply Chain Fulfillment refers to the process of preparing and delivering a customer’s order. While catalog companies and larger operations typically are equipped to handle customer order fulfillment themselves, ecommerce companies and smaller businesses often hand over that aspect of the business to companies that specialize in fulfillment.
eCommerce Site Search Technology eCommerce Site Search relates to a tool site visitors can use to naviage an eCommerce website via a search box.
Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN) Government EDAWN is a private/public partnership established to adding quality jobs to the region by recruiting new companies, supporting the success of existing companies, a and assisting newly forming companies, to diversify the economy and have a positive impact on the quality of life in Reno-Sparks NV.
Economic Diversification Finance The process in which a growing range of economic outputs is produced.
Economic Growth Marketing The increase in the inflation-adjusted market value of the goods and services produced by an economy over time, measured as real GDP
Economic Inequality Finance Economic inequality is the difference found in various measures of economic well-being among individuals in a group, among groups in a population, or among countries.
Economic Sustainability Finance Economic sustainability is the ability to support a defined level of economic production indefinitely.
Economy Finance The model of wealth and resources of an entity in terms of production and consumption
ECX Emissions Finance The most liquid, pan-European platform for carbon emissions trading.
Edge Computing Technology
Edge Hosting Technology Edge offers secure managed hosting services to customers around the globe, including managed cloud hosting, compliance and dedicated hosting.
Edge-Computing Model Technology A distributed information technology architecture in which client data is processed at the periphery of the network, as close to the originating source as possible.
Edgewave Companies
Edifecs Healthcare
eDiscovery Software Technology Refers to any process in which electronic data is sought, located, secured, and searched with the intent of using it as evidence in a civil or criminal legal case.
Education / Training Human Resources The action of teaching a person a particular skill or type of behavior.
EE Limited Companies British mobile network operator and Internet service provider.
Effective Communication Human Resources An Effective Communication is a communication between two or more persons wherein the intended message is successfully delivered, received and understood.
Effective Practices Human Resources A method of technique that has consistently shown results superior to those achieved with other means, and that is used as a benchmark.
Effective Selling Sales Technique for optimizing sales success
Efficient-Market Hypothesis (EMH) Finance The efficient-market hypothesis (EMH) is a theory in financial economics that states that asset prices fully reflect all available information. A direct implication is that it is impossible to ‘beat the market’ consistently on a risk-adjusted basis since market prices should only react to new information.
e-Forms Healthcare A computer program version of a paper form.
eFulfillment Service Companies eFulfillment Service provides fulfillment and inventory storage services.
e-Health Healthcare Healthcare practice supported by electronic processes and communication.
Elastic Cloud Other
Elastic Gloud Gateways Other
Elasticsearch Technology Elasticsearch is a search engine based on Lucene. It provides a distributed, multitenant-capable full-text search engine with an HTTP web interface and schema-free JSON documents.
Elastography Healthcare Medical imaging modality that maps the elastic properties of soft tissue.
Elavon Companies Elavon Inc., formerly NOVA, is a processor of credit card transactions and a subsidiary of U.S. Bancorp.
Elderlaw Legal A specialized area of legal practice, covering estate planning, wills, trusts, arrangements for care, social security and retirement benefits, and protection against elder abuse.
eLearning Human Resources Learning conducted via electronic media, typically on the Internet
Electric Car Industries
Electric Cloud Companies Online auction service used to buy and sell items.
Electric Vehicle Battery Industries
Electric Vehicles Industries
Electrical Fixtures Industries Electrical equipment that is a permanent installation
Electrical Installation Industries Activity of placing electrical wiring or appliances in position for use
Electrical Substation Technology A substation is a part of an electrical generation, transmission, and distribution system. Substations transform voltage from high to low, or the reverse, or perform any of several other important functions.
Electricity Grid Industries
Electricity Reform Industries
Electrified Transport Industries
Electrocardiography (EKG) Healthcare A test that checks for problems with the electrical activity of a heart.
Electroencephalography (EEG) Healthcare A test that detects electrical activity in your brain using small flat metal discs attached to your scalp.
Electronic Article Surveillance Operations Security tag method used to defer shoplifting
Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) Technology Electronic benefit transfer (EBT) is an electronic system that allows state welfare departments to issue benefits via a magnetically encoded payment card, used in the United States.
Electronic Billing Finance Electronic billing or electronic bill payment and presentment, is when a company, organization, or group sends its bills over the internet, and customers pay the bills electronically.
Electronic Common Technical Document (eCTD) Technology The electronic common technical document (eCTD) is an interface and international specification for the pharmaceutical industry to agency transfer of regulatory information.
Electronic Component Technology An electronic component is any basic discrete device or physical entity in an electronic system used to affect electrons or their associated fields.
Electronic Control Unit (ECU) Technology An Electronic Control Unit (ECU) is any embedded system in automotive electronics that controls one or more of the electrical systems or subsystems in a vehicle.
Electronic Data Capture (EDC) Technology An electronic data capture (EDC) system is a computerized system designed for the collection of clinical data in electronic format for use mainly in human clinical trials. EDC replaces the traditional paper-based data collection methodology to streamline data collection and expedite the time to market for drugs and medical devices.
Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Technology The electronic interchange of business information using a standardized format
Electronic Data Transfer (EDT) Technology An interactive document management system that both simplifies and expedites the process of registering data reports, conveniently accomplished through the Internet.
Electronic Design Automation (EDA) Industries Software tools used for designing electronic systems
Electronic Document Technology An electronic document is any electronic media content (other than computer programs or system files) that are intended to be used in either an electronic form or as printed output.
Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) Finance The electronic transfer of money from one bank account to another, either within a single financial institution or across multiple institutions, via computer-based systems, without the direct intervention of bank staff.
Electronic Health Record (EHR) Healthcare Electronic version of a patients medical history, that is maintained by the provider over time, and may include all of the key administrative clinical data relevant to that persons care under a particular provider, including demographics, progress notes, problems, medications, vital signs, past medical history, immunizations, laboratory data and radiology reports.
Electronic Health Record (EHR) Replacement Healthcare The electronic replacement of paper charts, is the record of patient health information generated by encounters at one particular provider.
Electronic Identity Verification (eIDV) Operations Electronic Identity Verification is the use of information in public and private databases to quickly confirm whether an individual is who they claim to be based on personal information such as their name, date of birth, Social Security number, and address.
Electronic Logging Device (ELD) Technology Electronic Logging Device (ELD or E-Log) is electronic hardware that is attached to a commercial motor vehicle engine to record driving hours. The driving hours of commercial drivers (truck and bus drivers) are regulated by a set of rules known as the hours of service (HOS).
Electronic Medical Records (EMR) Healthcare A digital version of the traditional paper-based medical record for an individual.
Electronic Numerical Integrator and Calculator (ENIAC) Technology ENIAC (Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer) was amongst the earliest electronic general-purpose computers made. It was Turing-complete, digital and able to solve ‘a large class of numerical problems’ through reprogramming.
Electronic Prescriptions for Controlled Substances (EPCS) Healthcare Electronic prescriptions for controlled substances, also known as EPCS is a technology solution to help address the problem of prescription drug abuse in the United States. The rule Electronic Prescriptions for Controlled Substances?, provides practitioners with the option of writing and transmitting prescriptions for controlled substances electronically. The regulations also permit pharmacies to receive, dispense, and archive these electronic prescriptions.
Electronic Trial Master File (eTMF) Technology An electronic trial master file (eTMF) is a trial master file in electronic (digital content) format. It is a type of content management system for the pharmaceutical industry, providing a formalized means of organizing and storing documents, images, and other digital content for pharmaceutical clinical trials that may be required for compliance with government regulatory agencies.
Electronic Warfare (EW) Technology Electronic warfare (EW) is any action involving the use of the electromagnetic spectrum or directed energy to control the spectrum, attack of an enemy, or impede enemy assaults via the spectrum.
Electronically Stored Information (ESI) Technology Electronically stored information (ESI) is stored electronic information that is created and communicated in digital form.
Electronics Equipment Operations Equipment that involves the controlled conduction of electrons amplifier.
Electrophoresis Healthcare Electrophoresis is a technique used in laboratories in order to separate macromolecules based on size.
Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) Technology Electrostatic discharge (ESD) is the sudden flow of electricity between two electrically charged objects caused by contact, an electrical short, or dielectric breakdown.
ELK Stack Technology An end-to-end stack that delivers actionable insights in real time from almost any type of structured and unstructured data source.
Ellie Mae Companies
Eloqua Marketing The category defining marketing automation leader and provider of best practices expertise for marketers around the world.
Elsevier Healthcare
Email Archiving Technology The act of preserving and making searchable all email to/from an individual.
Email Campaign Marketing Email marketing campaigns can also be comprised of several rounds of messages meant to build familiarity and trust around a product or service.
Email Campaigns Marketing Email marketing campaigns can also be comprised of several rounds of messages meant to build familiarity and trust around a product or service.
Email Deliverability Marketing Measures the ability to deliver email messages in recipients’ inboxes for email marketing campaigns and to avoid messages being lost, blocked, or driven to the spam folder.
Email Hygiene Marketing The removal of invalid email addresses from a file or database.
Email List Management Marketing Includes the tasks of publishing data cards and maximizing sales through promotional efforts.
Email Management Technology A specific field of communications management for managing high volumes of inbound electronic mail received by organizations.
Email Management Software Marketing A specific field of communications management for managing high volumes of inbound electronic mail received by organizations.
Email Marketing Marketing The targeting of consumers through electronic mail.
Email Marketing Automation Marketing Refers to software platforms and technologies designed for marketing departments and organizations to more effectively market on multiple channels online and automate repetitive tasks.
Email Marketing Services Marketing Services designed to help with email marketing campaigns.
Email Marketing Software Marketing Service-based software that marketers use for email marketing.
Email Marketing System Marketing A system based on email marketing to help marketers.
Email Marketing Tools Marketing Tools used to service email marketing.
Email Security Technology Refers to the collective measures used to secure the access and content of an email account or service.
Email Servers Technology A mail server is an applications that receives incoming e-mail from local users and remote senders and forwards outgoing e-mail for delivery.
Email Service Providers Marketing A company that offers email services.
Email Signature Marketing Software Marketing
Email Subject Lines Administration
Email Template Technology Email templates allow you to customize the formatting and text of emails sent by users who share your content.
Email Tracking Technology Email tracking is a method for monitoring the email delivery to the intended recipient. Most tracking technologies use some form of digitally time-stamped record to reveal the exact time and date that an email was received or opened, as well the IP address of the recipient.
Email Translation Service Technology Software that detecs if an email is in a foreign language and offers to translate it
eMaint Technology a CMMS solution offered by Fluke
eMaint Industries a CMMS solution offered by Fluke
Embassy Government An embassy is the official residence or offices of an ambassador.
Embedded Analytics Technology Embedded analytics is the integration of analytic content and capabilities within business process applications. It provides relevant information and analytical tools designed for the task at hand so users can work smarter and more efficiently in the applications they use every day.
Embedded Business Intelligence Technology Embedded BI (business intelligence) is the integration of self-service BI tools into commonly used business applications. BI tools support an enhanced user experience with visualization, real-time analytics and interactive reporting.
Embedded Intelligence Industries Ability of a product to improve its own performance based on self-evaluation
Embedded Reporting Technology The integration of analytic content and capabilities within business process applications.
Embedded Software Technology Embedded software is computer software, written to control machines or devices that are not typically thought of as computers. It is typically specialized for the particular hardware that it runs on and has time and memory constraints.
Emergency Fund Finance An emergency fund is an account for funds set aside in case of the event of a personal financial dilemma, such as the loss of a job, a debilitating illness or a major repair to your home.
Emergency Management Industries Planning designed to reduce vulnerability to hazards and cope with disaster.
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Healthcare Emergency medical technician (EMT) and ambulance technician are terms used in some countries to denote a health care provider of emergency medical services. EMTs are clinicians, trained to respond quickly to emergency situations regarding medical issues, traumatic injuries and accident scenes.
Emergency Medicine Healthcare The medical specialty dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of unforeseen illness or injury.
Emergency Nurses Healthcare A specialty in which nurses care for patients in the emergency or critical phase of their illness or injury and are adept at discerning life-threatening problems, prioritizing the urgency of care, rapidly and effectively carrying out resuscitative measures and other treatments.
Emergency Response Support The organizing, coordinating, and directing of available resources in order to respond to the event and bring the emergency under control.
Emerging Market Debt Finance A term used to encompass bonds issued by less developed countries.
Emerging Markets Finance A nation’s economy that is progressing toward becoming more advanced, usually by means of rapid growth and industrialization.
Emerging Tech Cities Government Forward thinking cities where IT jobs are swiftly emerging.
Emerging Technologies Technology A new technology that is currently being developed, or will be developed within the next five to ten years.
Emerson Electric (EMR) Companies The Emerson Electric Company is an American multinational corporation headquartered in Ferguson, Missouri, United States. This Fortune 500 company manufactures products and provides engineering services for a wide range of industrial, commercial, and consumer markets.
emids Technologies Healthcare
Emirates Telecommunications (Etisalat) Companies Multinational UAE based telecommunications services provider.
Emission Standards Industries Legal requirements governing air pollutants released into the atmosphere
Emissions Industries Air pollutants released into the atmosphere
Emissions Trading / Cap and Trade Finance A system by which countries and organizations receive permits to produce a specified amount of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases, which they may trade with others.
Emotional Intelligence Human Resources The capacity to be aware of, control, and express one’s emotions, and to handle interpersonal relationships judiciously and empathetically
Empagliflozin Healthcare An oral diabetes medicine that helps control blood sugar levels.
Employee Advocacy Human Resources The exposure that employees generate for brands using their own online assets.
Employee Assistance Human Resources A work-based intervention program designed to identify and assist employees in resolving personal problems, that may be adversely affecting the employee’s performance.
Employee Benefits Institute of America (EBIA) Companies Employee Benefits Institue of America provides employee benefits research and guidance to corporations and advisors. The company offers editorial content on cafeteria plans, COBRA, HIPAA, ERISA, 401(k) plans, and other benefits matters.
Employee Communications Human Resources Various ways of communication with your employee; i.e. social media, email, verbal, written, etc.
Employee Contribution Finance Employee contribution plans are usually funded by contributions that are automatically deducted automatically from an employee’s paycheck. The contributions are generally pretax dollars that are transferred to a retirement account like such as a 401(k) Plan or 403(b) Retirement Plan.
Employee Development Human Resources The process of having employees acquire new or advanced skills, knowledge, and view points, by providing learning and training facilities, and avenues where such new ideas can be applied
Employee Engagement Human Resources A property of the relationship between an organization and its employees.
Employee Engagement Survey Human Resources An Employee Engagement Survey is a survey conducted within an organization to gauge the level of engagement among its employees.
Employee Generated Content (EGC) Marketing Material produced by the users of a website.
Employee Handbooks Human Resources A book given to employees by an employer containing information about company policies and procedures.
Employee Incentives Human Resources Describes a system of rewarding success and effort in the workplace by allowing employees to earn prizes or recognition.
Employee Involvement Human Resources The direct participation of staff to help an organization fulfill its mission and meet its objectives by applying their own ideas, expertise, and efforts towards solving problems and making decisions.
Employee Life Cycle Human Resources Employee life cycle — sometimes spelled as employee lifecycle — is an HR model that identifies the different stages a worker advances through in an organization and the role HR plays in optimizing that progress.
Employee Performance Human Resources Whether a person executes their job duties and responsibilities well.
Employee Portal Human Resources An employee portal (also called enterprise portal or intranet portal) is a secure site where you can easily share and discuss information within your company or organization, and keep all your staff on the same page.
Employee Recognition Human Resources The acknowledgement of an individual or team’s behavior, effort and accomplishments that support the organization’s goals and values.
Employee Referrals Human Resources An internal recruitment method employed by organizations to identify potential candidates from their existing employees’ social networks. An employee referral scheme encourages a company’s existing employees to select and recruit the suitable candidates from their social networks.
Employee Relationship Management Technology An employee relationship management (ERM)[1] system is an information system that supports the relationship between a company and its employees.
Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) Human Resources Employee resource groups (also known as ERGs, affinity groups, or business network groups) are groups of employees who join together in their workplace based on shared characteristics or life experiences.
Employee Retention Human Resources Employee Retention is the ability of an organization to retain its employees and can be represented by a simple statistic of the number of employees that remained on staff over a period of time.
Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) Government The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 is a federal United States tax and labor law that establishes minimum standards for pension plans in private industry.
Employee Rewards Human Resources Communication between management and employees which reward them for reaching specific goals or producing high quality results in the workplace.
Employee Safety Human Resources Ensuring that employees are safe through various policies, practices, and laws.
Employee Satisfaction Human Resources Employee Satisfaction Definition: Employee satisfaction is the extent to which employees are happy or content with their jobs and work environment. Compare that with this definition of employee engagement.
Employee Scheduling Human Resources A list of employees, and associated information e.g. location, working times, responsibilities for a given time period.
Employee Scheduling Software Human Resources Employee Scheduling Software automates the process of creating and maintaining employee schedules.
Employee Screening Human Resources Refers to the process of investigating the backgrounds of potential employees and is commonly used to verify the accuracy of an applicant’s claims as well as to discover any possible criminal history, workers compensation claims, or employer sanctions.
Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) Human Resources An employee-owner program that provides a company’s workforce with an ownership interest in the company.
Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) Finance An employee stock purchase plan (ESPP) is a tax-efficient means by which employees of a corporation can purchase the corporation’s stock, often at a discount.
Employee Stress Human Resources Employees stress is a growing concern for organizations today. Stress can be defined as a lively circumstance in which people face constraints, opportunities, or loss of something they desire and for which the consequence is both unpredictable as well as crucial.
Employee Surveys Human Resources Tools used by organizational leadership to gain feedback on and measure employee engagement, employee morale, and performance.
Employer Identification Number Human Resources A unique nine-digit number assigned by the IRS to business entities operating in the US for the purposes of identification.
Employer Tax Finance Payroll taxes are taxes imposed on employers or employees, and are usually calculated as a percentage of the salaries that employers pay their staff.
Employment Agencies Human Resources An agency that finds employers or employees for those seeking them.
Employment Applications Human Resources A form or collection of forms that an individual seeking employment, called an applicant, must fill out as a part of the process of informing an employer of the applicant’s availability and desire to be employed.
Employment Background Human Resources An Employee Background can be defined as an employees historical and/or recorded background, often discovered through background checks.
Employment Contracts Human Resources A kind of contract used in labor law to attribute rights and responsibilities between parties to a bargain.
Employment Eligibility Verification (I-9) Legal Used for verifying the identity and employment authorization of individuals hired for employment in the US.
Employment Practice Liability Insurance (EPLI) Finance A type of liability insurance covering wrongful acts arising from the employment process.
Employment Services Human Resources A government department established to collect and supply to the unemployed information about job vacancies and to employers information about availability of perspective workers.
Empyrean Companies
EMV (Payment System) Finance Global standard for credit and debit payment cards based on chip card technology.
EnCase eDiscovery Technology
Encoders Technology An encoder is a device, circuit, transducer, software program, algorithm or person that converts information from on format or code to another, for the purposes of standardization, speed or compressions.
Encryption Technology Encryption is the process of converting information or data into a code, especially to prevent unauthorized access.
Encryption Key Management Technology Encryption key management is the management of cryptographic keys in a cryptosystem. This includes dealing with the generation, exchange, storage, use, crypto-shredding (destruction) and replacement of keys.
End User Digital Technology The take-away feeling an end user has after an experience in a digital environment.
End User Security Technology End user security is the subject of security risks, compromises, and options available to the average computer user.
End User Transformation Technology The push for transforming to next generation end user computing comes from changes in today’s organizational behaviors and social behaviors – time is money and users want to be empowered to do more, faster, anytime, anywhere and with any device.
Endocrinology Healthcare A branch of physiology and medicine concerned with endocrine glands and hormones.
Endoscopy Healthcare A procedure in which an instrument is introduced into the body to give a view of its internal parts.
Endowments Finance An income or form of property given or bequeathed to someone.
Endpoint Detection And Response (EDR) Technology
Endpoint Management Technology Endpoint management is the ability to centrally discover, provision, deploy, update, and troubleshoot endpoint devices within an organization
Endpoint Protection Technology
Endpoint Security Technology In network security, endpoint security refers to a methodology of protecting the corporate network when accessed via remote devices such as laptops or other wireless and mobile devices.
Endress and Hauser Companies
End-to-End Ecommerce Sales eCommerce in which middle layers of a process are eliminated for efficiency
End-to-End Encryption (E2EE) Technology End-to-end encryption (E2EE) is a system of communication where only the communicating users can read the messages. In principle, it prevents potential eavesdroppers including telecom providers, Internet providers, and even the provider of the communication service from being able to access the cryptographic keys needed to decrypt the conversation.
Energy Auctions Finance
Energy Audit Operations an assessment of the energy needs and efficiency of a building or buildings.
Energy Consulting Operations Energy consulting is a sub-discipline of environmental consulting that focuses on optimizing a business’ energy usage, as well as the sources from which the actual energy is derived. Energy consulting is often centered on reducing operational costs, though this is not always the main goal.
Energy Consumption Operations The amount of energy or power used.
Energy Efficiency Operations Concept of maximizing the output of energy consumption
Energy Financing Finance Process of funding energy related programs, investments, or projects
Energy Management Operations Strategy for coordinating energy production and consumption
Energy Management Software Technology Energy Management Software (EMS) is a general term and category referring to a variety of energy-related software [1] applications which may provide utility bill tracking, real-time metering, building HVAC and lighting control systems, building simulation and modeling, carbon and sustainability reporting, IT equipment management, demand response, and/or energy audits.
Energy Market Design Finance
Energy Procurement Operations Act of procuring energy through trading activities
Energy Storage Industries
Engagement Platform Technology The right Engagement Platform enables brands to create experiences across any channel to engage the brand’s customers and deliver measurable results.
Engagio Companies Engagio is an American software products company based in San Mateo, California. It provides marketing software products in the niche of account-based marketing and account-based sales.
Enhanced 9-1-1(E911) Technology Enhanced 911, E-911 or E911 is a system used in North America to automatically provide to dispatchers the location of callers to 911, the universal emergency telephone number in the region.
Ensighten Technology Ensighten is a global customer data platform and tag management technology vendor.
EnSilo Companies enSilo provides a single agent and fully automated endpoint security platform that protects endpoints real-time from malware and breaches.
Entelo Companies Entelo, Inc. is a privately held technology company located in San Francisco, California. Entelo offers recruiting automation[1] solutions to help talent teams more efficiently discover and qualify talent so you can get to your next hire faster.
Enterprise Administration
Enterprise Agile Requirements Technology How an organization can adopt an Agile approach to developing the critical applications needed to survive.
Enterprise Application Integration Technology The use of technologies and services across an enterprise to enable the integration of software applications and hardware systems.
Enterprise Application Security Technology Refers to the protection of enterprise applications from external attacks, privilege abuse and data theft.
Enterprise Applications Technology A large software system platform designed to operate in a corporate environment such as a business or government.
Enterprise Architecture Technology A conceptual blueprint that defines the structure and operation of an organization.
Enterprise Asset Management Technology Optimal lifecycle management of the physical assets of an organization.
Enterprise Class Technology
Enterprise Cloud Technology
Enterprise Collaboration Technology A system of communication among corporate employees that may encompass the use of a collaboration platform, enterprise social networking tools, a corporate intranet and the public internet.
Enterprise Computing Technology A buzzword that refers to business oriented information technology that is critical to a company’s operations.
Enterprise Contact Center Support Enterprises of every size and every industry are now reducing their dependence on premise-based contact center solutions.
Enterprise Content Management Marketing Tools and strategies used to manage an organizations content
Enterprise Data Governance Technology Enterprise Data Governance refers to the high-level handling and management of business data.
Enterprise Data Management Technology Referring to the ability of an organization to precisely define, easily integrate and effectively retrieve data for both internal applications and external communication.
Enterprise Database Technology Used by enterprises and large organizations to manage their huge collection of data. An enterprise database is robust enough to successfully handle the queries of multiple users simultaneously, and is capable of handling a range of 100 to 10,000 users at a time.
Enterprise Document Management Technology Enterprise content management is a formalized means of organizing and storing an organization’s documents, and other content, that relate to the organization’s processes.
Enterprise Feedback Management (EFM) Technology Enterprise feedback management (EFM) is a system of processes and software that enables organizations to centrally manage deployment of surveys while dispersing authoring and analysis throughout an organization.
Enterprise Firewall Technology An Enterprise firewall is a system designed to protect the network of an organization.
Enterprise Information Integration / Metadata Management Technology The ability to support a unified view of data and information for an entire organization.
Enterprise Information Management (EIM) Administration Enterprise information management (EIM) is a field of interest within information technology. It specializes in finding solutions for optimal use of information within organizations, for instance to support decision-making processes or day-to-day operations that require the availability of knowledge.
Enterprise Infrastructure Technology A type of enterprise software or program specifically designed to help business organizations perform basic tasks such as a workforce support, business transactions and internal services and processes.
Enterprise Labeling Software Technology Software used to design, print and track labels.
Enterprise Legal Management (ELM) Legal Enterprise Legal Management (ELM) is a practice management strategy of corporate legal departments, insurance claims departments, and government legal and contract management departments.
Enterprise Master Patient Index (EMPI) Healthcare An Enterprise Master Patient Index is a database that is used across a healthcare organization to maintain consistent, accurate and current demographic and essential medical data on the patients seen and managed within its various departments.
Enterprise Master Patient Index (EMPI) Technology An Enterprise Master Patient Index is a database that is used across a healthcare organization to maintain consistent, accurate and current demographic and essential medical data on the patients seen and managed within its various departments.
Enterprise Mobility Technology The trend toward a shift in work habits, with more employees working out of the office and using mobile devices and cloud services to perform business tasks.
Enterprise Mobility Management Technology The trend toward a shift in work habits, with more employees working out of the office and using mobile devices and cloud services to perform business tasks.
Enterprise Mobility Suite Technology A set of tools that are deeply integrated to provide you with all you need to administer, provision and secure the devices that are used in your enterprise.
Enterprise Output Management (EOM) Administration
Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) Operations Business planning using evaluation metrics to reach performance goals
Enterprise Performance Management / Balanced Scorecard Technology A strategic planning and management system that organizations use to communicate what they a re trying to accomplish, align the day-to-day work that everyone is doing with strategy, prioritize projects, products, and services, and measure and monitor progress towards strategic targets.
Enterprise Printing Operations Security printing solutions developed by HP.
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Finance Software for managing business functions
Enterprise Risk Management Conference Marketing Conference focused on Enterprise Risk Management
Enterprise Search Marketing The practice of making content from multiple enterprise-type sources, such as databases and intranets, searchable to a defined audience.
Enterprise Service Bus Technology Implements a communication system between mutual interacting software applications in a service oriented architecture.
Enterprise Services Technology Enterprise Services are services that have the proper scope to play a productive role in automating business processes in enterprise computing. The scope of an enterprise services is important because if too much functionality is included in a service, it becomes complicated to reuse.
Enterprise Social Networking Technology Use of online social networks between those who share business interests or activities
Enterprise Software Technology Also known as enterprise application software, is computer software used to satisfy the needs of an organization rather than individual users.
Enterprise Storage Solutions Technology Enterprise storage refers to a centralized data depository that is designed for the needs of a large organization.
Enterprise Systems Management Technology Refers to enterprise-wide administration of distributed systems including computer systems.
Enterprise Tag Management Technology A tag management system is designed to help manage the lifecycle of e-marketing tags, which are used to integrate third-party software into digital properties.
Enterprise Value (EV) Finance Enterprise value (EV), total enterprise value (TEV), or firm value (FV) is an economic measure reflecting the market value of a business. It is a sum of claims by all claimants: creditors (secured and unsecured) and shareholders (preferred and common). Enterprise value is one of the fundamental metrics used in business valuation, financial modeling, accounting, portfolio analysis, and risk analysis.
Enterprise Voice Technology Refers to software that provides ‘internet telephone capabilities specifically designed to fit the needs of large organizations.
Enterprise Wearables Technology Electronics that can be worn on the body, either as an accessory or as part of material used in clothing.
EnterpriseOne Technology
Entitlement Management Technology Entitlement management is technology that grants, resolves, enforces, revokes and administers fine-grained access entitlements.
Entry-Level Servers Technology Entry level servers offer power, choice, and ease-of-use to take on the most challenging workloads simply and cost-effectively.
Envelope Printing Marketing Envelope Printing is simply the process of printing on an envelope.
Environmental Chambers Industries An environmental chamber, also called a climatic chamber or climate chamber, is an enclosure used to test the effects of specified environmental conditions on biological items, industrial products, materials, and electronic devices and components.
Environmental Controls Technology A constructive generic framework for maintaining temperature, humidity, and other physical qualities of air within a specific range in order to allow the equipment housed in a data center to perform optimally throughout its lifespan.
Environmental Management Technology Software to keep track of potentially hazardous conditions within the datacenter. Monitors temperature, humidity, and water leakage as well as smoke, fire, and unauthorized entry alarms.
Environmental Monitoring Industries Environmental monitoring is the measurement of external dose rates due to sources in the environment or of radionuclide concentrations in environmental media.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Industries Federal agency of the United States, uses regulatory action to protect human health and the environment
Environmental Tax Finance A tax whose tax base is a physical unit that has a proven specific negative impact on the environment.
Environments for Aging Healthcare Environments specifically created for individuals who are elderly.
Enzyme Inhibitor Healthcare An enzyme inhibitor is a molecule that binds to an enzyme and decreases its activity.
Enzymes Healthcare Enzymes are macromolecular biological catalysts that accelerate chemical reactions.
EPAM Systems Healthcare
EPIC Companies Epic develops software to help people get well, help people stay well, and help future generations be healthier.
Epic Canto Healthcare
Epic Haiku Healthcare
Epic Healthy Planet Healthcare
Epic Managed Care Healthcare Healthcare Epic develops software to help people get well, help people stay well, and help future generations be healthier.
EpicCare Healthcare
Epicor Software (EPIC) Companies Epicor Software Corporation is a Global Business Software company based in Austin, TX and was founded in 1972. Its products are aimed at the manufacturing, distribution, retail and services industries. Epicor provides enterprise resource planning.
Epidemiology Healthcare The branch of medicine that deals with the incidence, distribution, and possible control of diseases and other factors relating to health.
Epigenetics Healthcare The study of changes in organisms caused by modification of gene expression rather than alteration of the genetic code itself.
Episerver Companies Episerver develops a cloud-based platform that enables users to create and manage web-based content and marketing for better customer experience.
Episerver Marketing Episerver develops a cloud-based platform that enables users to create and manage web-based content and marketing for better customer experience.
Episerver Digital Experience Cloud Technology a cloud based content management system (CMS), commerce and marketing platform offered by Episerver
Episerver Digital Experience Cloud Marketing a cloud based content management system (CMS), commerce and marketing platform offered by Episerver
e-Prescribing Healthcare A technology framework that allows physicians and other medical practitioners to write and send prescriptions to a participating pharmacy electronically instead of using handwritten or faxed notes or calling in prescriptions.
E-Prescribing Software Technology Software that allows physicians and other medical practitioners to write and send prescriptions to a participating pharmacy electronically instead of using handwritten or faxed notes or calling in prescriptions.
eProcurement Technology The business to business to consumer or business to government purchase and sale of supplies, work, and services through the Internet as well as other information and networking systems, such as electronic data interchange, etc.
Epson Companies
EQIX Companies
Equal Credit Opportunity Act Human Resources The Equal Credit Opportunity Act is a United States law that makes it unlawful for any creditor to discriminate against any applicant.
Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Legal A policy to eliminate discrimination in employment based on race, color, age, sex, national origin, religion, or mental or physical disability.
Equal Pay / Comparable Worth Human Resources A US labor law amending the Fair Labor Standards Act, aimed at abolishing wage disparity based on sex.
Equifax (EFX) Companies One of the three largest American credit agencies along with Experian and TransUnion
Equinix Companies
Equinix Data Centers Technology Data centers that have been designed and maintained by Equinix.
Equipment Failure Technology Equipment failure refers to any event in which any equipment cannot accomplish its intended purpose or task. It may also mean that the equipment stopped working, is not performing as desired, or is not meeting target expectations.
Equity Finance Stock or security representing an ownership interest
Equity Analytics Finance
Equity Research Finance
E-rate Government E-Rate is the commonly used name for the Schools and Libraries Program of the Universal Service Fund, which is administered by the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) under the direction of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).
ERE Recruiting Conference Marketing Annual conference for talent acquisition leaders, organized by ERE Media
Ergonomics Human Resources The study of people’s efficiency in their working environment.
Ericsson Companies
Ernst & Young Finance Multinational accounting firm that provides assurance, tax, consulting, and advisory services.
ERP Security Technology ERP is the integrated management of core business process, often in real-time and mediated by software and technology.
Error Handling Technology Error handling refers to the response and recovery procedures from error conditions present in a software application. In other words, it is the process comprised of anticipation, detection and resolution of application errors, programming errors or communication errors.
Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate (ESR Rate) Healthcare Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate (ESR) or Sed Rate, is a blood test that can reveal inflammatory activity in your body.
Escrow Agent Legal A person or entity that holds property in trust for third parties while a transaction is finalized or a disagreement is resolved.
ESG Finance
ESG investing Finance
E-Signature Software Technology Software that allows you to sign, send, track and store documents.
Estate and Gift Taxes Finance A tax on your right to transfer property at your death.
Estate Planning Finance Process of making arrangements for the management and disposal of a person’s estate after their death
Estimated Tax Finance Periodic advance payment of taxes which are based upon the amount of income that is earned and the amount of estimated tax liability that will be incurred as a result.
Estimates Data Finance
ETAS Companies The ETAS Group is a German company which designs solutions and tools for the development of embedded systems for the automotive industry and other sectors of the embedded industry.
ETFs (Exchange Traded Funds) Finance A marketable security that tracks an index, a commodity, bonds, or a basket of assets like an index fund.
Ethereum (ETH) Finance Ethereum is a decentralized software platform that enables SmartContracts and Distributed Applications to be built and run without any downtime, fraud, control or interference from a third party.
Ethernet Technology A system for connecting a number of computer systems to form a local area network, with protocols to control the passing of information and to avoid simultaneous transmission by two or more systems.
Ethernet Network Technology Used to connect computers in a company or home network as well as to connect a single computer to a modem for Internet access.
Ethernet Network Port Technology An opening on computer network equipment that Ethernet cables plug into.
Ethernet Network Provider Technology A company that provides ethernet services.
Ethernet Network Services Technology Ethernet services to customers who utilize Ethernet technology in their networks.
Ethernet Networking Technology Ethernet is the most widely installed local area network technology.
Ethernet Networking Solutions Technology Providers such as AT&T, Spectrum, Industrial Networking Solutions and aviso combine programmability with physical hardware to create carrier class virtual services and functions.
Ethernet Over Copper (EoC) Technology Ethernet over copper (also known as EoC) is a form of Ethernet in the first mile connection that uses twisted pair copper telephone wire.
EtherNet/IP Network Technology Provides plant-wide network systems using open, industry-standard networking technologies.
Ethics Human Resources Moral principles that govern a person’s behavior or the conducting of an activity.
Ethnicity / National Origin Human Resources The fact or state of belonging to a social group that has a common national or cultural tradition.
Euromonitor Companies United Kingsom based business intelligence company.
Euronext Finance A European stock exchange, providing cash and derivatives markets, listing of marketing data, market solutions, custody and settlement services.
European Central Bank Companies The central bank for the euro and administers monetary policy of the eurozone
EV Industries
EV battery Industries
EV charging infrastructure Industries
Evantix Companies
Evaporative Cooling Operations Device that cools air through the evaporation of water.
Event Apps Marketing Event Apps is an app for an event intended for use by attendees.
Event Audio/Visual Marketing Event Audio/Visual refers to the audio and visual equipment used for large ballrooms, breakout sessions, or other meetings held during an event or conference.
Event Automation Technology Scripts that automate network troubleshooting and network management.
Event Catering Marketing Business of providing food service at a remote site or a site such as a hotel, public house, or other location.
Event Management Technology Event Management is the process that monitors all events that occur through the IT infrastructure.
Event Negotiations Marketing Event Negotiations refers to strategies used for negotiations items related to events and conferences.
Event Planning Marketing Includes budgeting, scheduling, site selection, acquiring necessary permits, coordinating transportation and parking, arranging for speakers or entertainers, etc.
Event Site Selection Marketing Event Site Selection is the process an organization goes through to select a destination? (most often a city), and often also a venue (typically a convention center, hotel, or other meeting place) for a conference, tradeshow, or meeting.
Event-Driven Architecture (EDA) Technology Event-driven architecture is a software architecture pattern promoting the production, detection, consumption of, and reaction to events.
Evergage Technology a real-time personalization and customer data platform
Evergage Marketing a real-time personalization and customer data platform
E-Verify Legal An internet based system that compare information from an employee’s I-9, employment Eligibility Verification, to data from US Department of Homeland Security and Social Security Administration records to confirm employment eligibility.
Everise Companies a customer experience, product experience and digital experience company
Everise Marketing a customer experience, product experience and digital experience company
Evernote Companies California based business designed for note taking, organizing, and archiving.
Everstring Companies California based company that provides predictive marketing analytics for better demand generation, lead generation, and conversion.
Evidence-Based Design (EBD) Healthcare The process of basing decision about the built environment on credible research to achieve the best possible outcomes.
Evident.Io Companies is the pioneer and leader in security and compliance automation for public cloud.
Evidian Technology Identity and access management solution and vendor
EVO:RAIL Technology EVO:RAIL is a hyper-converged infrastructure offering by Vmware and qualified EVO:RAIL partners.
Evolent Health Healthcare
Exact Match Technology Exact Match is the Google AdWords keyword match type that allows you to show your ad when a searcher types the exact word or phrase you are bidding on.
Examining Attorney Legal An examining attorney is a US Patent and Trademark /office’s employee who examines an application for registration of a federally registered trademark.
Exascale Computing Technology Refers to computing systems capable of a least one exaFLOPS, or a billion calculations per second.
Excavators Industries Heavy equipment vehicle equipped with a boom, dipper, bucket, and rotating cab
Exchange Rate Finance The exchange rate is the value of one currency for the purpose of conversion to another.
Exchange Server Technology An exchange server is a mail server and calendaring server developed by Microsoft.
Exchange-Traded Commodities (ETC) Finance Bought and sold on a stock exchange, ETCs track the price movement of commodities and then fluctuate in value based on those commodities.
Exchange-Traded Derivatives Finance
Exchange-Traded Note (ETN) Finance A senior, unsecured, unsubordinated debt security issued by an underwriting bank.
Exchange-Traded Products (ETP) Finance Benchmarked to stocks, commodities, or indices. They can also be actively managed funds, and include exchange traded funds, exchange traded vehicles, exchange traded notes and certificates.
Excise Tax Finance Taxes paid when purchases are made on a specific good, such as gasoline.
Exclaimer Companies
Exclusion Clause Legal An exclusion clause in a contract is a clause disclaiming liability for a particular risk.
Exclusive Provider Organization (EPO) Healthcare A hybrid health insurance plan in which a primary care provider is not necessary, but in which health care providers must be seen within a predetermined network.
Execution Order Management Finance
Executive Compensation Human Resources The role of the chief executive and other executives to oversee the company’s strategy and operations. They are compensated for their work.
Executive Education Administration Executive education (ExEd or Exec. Ed) refers to academic programs at graduate-level business schools worldwide for executives, business leaders and functional managers.
Executive Information Systems Technology A type of management information system that facilitates and supports senior executive information and decision-making needs.
Executive Search Human Resources A specialized recruitment service which organizations pay to seek out and recruit highly qualified candidates for senior-level and executive jobs.
Executor Legal A person or institution appointed by a testator to carry out the terms of their will.
eXelate Companies Based out of Israel, a provider of first party data management.
Exemption Certificate Finance Document of proof of exemption from sales and/or use tax
Exit Intent Technology Exit intent is the technology that detects visitors’ intent to leave a web or mobile site. Exit intent technology is used to prevent visitors from leaving the website or abandoning a cart and re-engage them just before they are about to end their current session.
Exit Interviews Human Resources A survey conducted with an individual who is separating from an organization or relationship
Expected Credit Loss Finance
Expected Credit Loss Model Finance
Expedia (EXPE) Companies Expedia Group is an American global travel technology company.[3] Its websites, which are primarily travel fare aggregators and travel metasearch engines, include,,,, CheapTickets (Expedia’s only provider of event tickets), trivago,, Travelocity, Orbitz, and HomeAway.
Expense Management Finance Processing, paying, and auditing employee-initiated expenses
Expense Ratio Finance The annual fee that all funds of Etfs charge their shareholders. It expresses the percentage of assets deducted each fiscal year for fund expenses, including 12b-1 fees, management fees, administrative fees, operating costs, and all other asset-based costs incurred by the fund.
Expensify Technology Expensify is a software company that develops a travel and expense web and mobile application for personal and business use.
Expensify Human Resources Expensify is a software company that develops a travel and expense web and mobile application for personal and business use.
Experian (EXPN) Companies A global information services group with operations in 40 countries
Experian Health Healthcare
Experience Design Marketing
Experience Suite Technology
Experiential Marketing Marketing A marketing strategy that directly engages consumers and invites and encourages them to participate in the evolution of a brand.
Expert Systems Technology A piece of software programmed using artificial intelligence techniques.
Exploit Kit Technology Exploit kits or exploit packs refer to a type of hacking toolkit that cybercriminals use to take advantage of vulnerabilities in systems/devices so they can distribute malware or do other malicious activities.
Exponential Growth Finance Exponential growth is exhibited when the rate of change the change per instant or unit of time of the value of a mathematical function is proportional to the function’s current value, resulting in its value at any time being an exponential function of time, i.e., a function in which the time value is the exponent.
Exponential Moving Average (EMA) Finance A type of moving average that is similar to a simple moving average except that more weight is given to the latest data.
Exponential Organizations Operations How newer organizations tend to operate more efficiently over time
Exports Operations An export is a good produced in one country and sent to another.
Extended Ecm (Xecm) Technology
External Audit Finance Performing the annual statutory audit of the financial accounts, providing an opinion on whether they are a true and fair reflection of the company’s financial position.
External Hard Drive Technology An external hard drive is a portable storage device that can be attached to a computer through a USB or Firewire connection, or wirelessly.
External Resources Administration
Externalities Legal Externalities are a side effect or consequence of an industrial or commercial activity that affects other parties without this being reelected in the cost of the goods or services involved, such as the pollination of surrounding crops by bees kept for honey.
Extole Companies Extole is the industry-leader in referral marketing and helps brands create, manage, and optimize refer-a-friend programs to increase customer acquisition
EXTR Companies
Extract, Transform, and Load (ETL) Technology Three database functions that are combined into one tool to pull data out of one database and place it into another database.
ExtraHop Networks Companies ExtraHop Networks, Inc. is an enterprise technology company headquartered in Seattle, Washington. ExtraHop sells network appliances that perform real-time analysis of wire data for performance troubleshooting, security detection, optimization and tuning, and business analytics.
Extranets Technology An intranet that can be partially accessed by authorized outside users, enabling business to exchange information over the Internet securely.
Extreme Networks (EXTR) Companies Extreme Networks is a networking company based in San Jose, California. Extreme Networks provides software-driven networking solutions for Enterprise and Service Provider customers.
ExxonMobil (XOM) Companies Exxon Mobil Corporation is an American multinational oil and gas corporation headquartered in Irving, Texas.
Eyeota Companies European business based out of Australia that provides audience data.


F5 Companies F5 Networks, Inc. is an American-based company that specializes in application delivery networking (ADN) technology for the delivery of web applications and the security, performance, availability of servers, data storage devices, and other network and cloud resources.
F5 Networks Companies F5 Networks, Inc. is an American-based company that specializes in application delivery networking (ADN) technology for the delivery of web applications and the security, performance, availability of servers, data storage devices, and other network and cloud resources.
Fabrication Solutions Industries Methods for manufacturing or inventing
Facebook Companies
Facebook Mobile Ads Marketing Facebook Mobile Ads are advertisements that appear within the Facebook Mobile App.
Facebook Pixel Companies A Facebook pixel is code that you place on your website. It helps you track conversions from Facebook ads, optimize ads based on collected data, build targeted audiences for future ads, and remarket to qualified leads people who have already taken some kind of action on your website.
Face-to-Face Conversation Sales Face-to-face conversation is an informal discussion through spoken language and words on a particular issue among the people to exchange their views freely and fairly weighs each other.
Face-to-face Interaction Sales Face-to-face interaction (less often, face-to-face communication or face-to-face discourse) is a concept in sociology, linguistics, media and communication studies describing social interaction carried out without any mediating technology.
Facial Recognition Technology Facial recognition is a biometric software application capable of uniquely identifying or verifying a person by comparing and analyzing patterns based on the person’s facial contours.
Facilities Human Resources A place, amenity, or piece of equipment provided for a particular purpose.
Facilities Management Human Resources The maintenance of an organization’s buildings and equipment.
Facilities Management eXpress Technology The maintenance of an organization’s buildings and equipment.
Facilities Management eXpress Industries The maintenance of an organization’s buildings and equipment.
Factor Backtesting Finance
Factor Research Finance
Factor Scoring Finance
Factor Testing Finance
Factoring Finance Factoring is a financial transaction and a type of debtor finance in which a business sells its accounts receivable (i.e., invoices) to a third party (called a factor) at a discount
Factory Automation Technology Factory Automation is the use of various automatic control systems for operating equipment or machinery for processes in factories
Factory Supply Chain Solutions Supply Chain Methods for achieving factory supply chain objectives
Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) Government The Fair Credit Reporting Act, 15 U.S.C. § 1681 (FCRA?) is U.S. Federal Government legislation enacted to promote the accuracy, fairness, and privacy of consumer information contained in the files of consumer reporting agencies.
Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Legal A US law which sets out various labor regulations regarding interstate commerce employment, including minimum wages, requirements for overtime pay and limitations on child labor.
Fake news Finance
Fall Protection Industries Equipment used to prevent and mitigate the effects of falls
Family and Medical Leave Human Resources A labor law requiring larger employers to provide employees unpaid leave for serious health conditions, to care of a sick family member, or to care for a newborn or adopted child.
Family Financial Planning Finance Creating a sound plan to secure you and your family’s financial future.
Family Medicine Healthcare The branch of medicine designed to provide basic health care to all the members of a family.
Family-Owned Businesses Legal Commercial business owned or lead by a family
Fannie Mae (FNMA) Companies Provides financial products and services that increase the availability and affordability of housing for low-, moderate- and middle-income Americans
Faster Development Cycles Finance Improving development cycle speed
Fastly Companies Fastly, Inc. is an American cloud computing services provider. Fastly’s edge cloud platform provides a content delivery network, Internet security services, load balancing, and video & streaming services.
Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) Sales Fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) or consumer packaged goods (CPG) are products that are sold quickly and at relatively low cost.
Fattmerchant Companies Fattmerchant is a credit card processing and merchant services company.
Faucet Installation Industries Activity of placing a faucet in position for use
Faucets Industries Valve that controls the release of liquid or gas
Fault Tolerance Technology Fault tolerance is the property that enables a system to continue operating properly in the event of the failure of (or one or more faults within) some of its components.
Fax Management Technology Fax management is any management in relations to facsimiles.
Feathercoin (FTC) Finance Feathercoin (FTC or ?) is an open source cryptocurrency, published under the license of MIT / X11.1, based on the Litecoin protocol. On 16 April 2013 Feathercoin successfully forked from Litecoin by the creation of its genesis block.
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Government A national authority with powers to regulate all aspects of civil aviation.
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Government The Federal Bureau of Investigation is the domestic intelligence and security service of the United States, and its principal federal law enforcement agency.
Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Government An independent agency of the Us government that regulates interstate communications by radio, television, wire, satellite, and cable.
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) Human Resources Preserves and promotes public confidence in the US financial system by insuring deposits in banks and thrift institutions.
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Government An agency of the US Department of Homeland Security that coordinates the response to a disaster that has occurred in the US that overwhelms the resources of local and state authorities.
Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) Government The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) is a formal U.S. government interagency body composed of five banking regulators that is empowered to prescribe uniform principles standards and report forms to promote uniformity in the supervision of financial institutions
Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) Government Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) are publicly announced standards developed by the United States federal government for use in computer systems by non-military government agencies and government contractors.
Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) Government The Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) is United States legislation that defines a comprehensive framework to protect government information, operations and assets against natural or man-made threats.
Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA) Government The Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA) is a United States federal payroll (or employment) contribution directed towards both employees and employers to fund Social Security and Medicare federal programs that provide benefits for retirees, disabled people, and children of deceased workers.
Federal Reserve System Government The central bank of the United States, created by Congress to provide the nation with a safer, more flexible, and more stable monetary and financial system.
Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) Government The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) is an assessment and authorization process which U.S. federal agencies have been directed by the Office of Management and Budget [1] to use to ensure security is in place when accessing cloud computing products and services.
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Government An independent agency of the US government that promotes consumer protection and the elimination and prevention of anticompetitive business practices, such as coercive monopoly.
Federal Unemployment (FUTA) Tax Finance A payroll tax paid by employers on employee wages.
Fedex (FDX) Companies FedEx Corporation is an American multinational courier delivery services company headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee.
Feeder Cattle Finance Steers or heifers mature enough to be placed in a feedlot where they will be fattened prior to slaughter.
Fiber Connected Buildings Operations Commercial buildings with capabilities for a fiber connection.
Fiber Optics Technology A technology that uses glass (or plastic) threads (fibers) to transmit data. A fiber optic cable consists of a bundle of glass threads, each of which is capable of transmitting messages modulated onto light waves. Fiber optics has several advantages over traditional metal communications lines. Fiber optic cables have a much greater bandwidth than metal cables. This means that they can carry more data. Fiber optic cables are less susceptible than metal cables to interference. Fiber optic cables are much thinner and lighter than metal wires. Data can be transmitted digitally (the natural form for computer data) rather than analogically. The main disadvantage of fiber optics is that the cables
Fiber Raceway Operations An Optical Fiber Raceway is a raceway designed for enclosing and routing listed optical fiber cables.
Fibre Channel Technology A high-speed network technology primarily used to connect computer data storage to servers.
FICO Credit Score Finance A type of credit score created by FICO that is used to assess credit risk and determine whether to extend credit.
FICO TONBELLER Companies Based in Germany, this worldwide corporation provides anti money laundering software solutions.
Fidelity Companies Online trading brokerage of choice, offering IRAs, retirement planning, mutual funds, ETFs, and more
Fidelity Investments Finance An online trading brokerage offering IRAs, retirement planning, mutual funds, ETfs, and more.
Fiduciary Duty Finance Legal obligation of one party to act in the best interest of another
Field Marketing Marketing Field marketing (also field selling) is a traditional discipline in direct marketing, it involves people distributing, auditing, selling or sampling promotions on the ‘field’.
Field Service Automation Support The process of streamlining all your field service processes to increase productivity and efficiency.
Field Service Management Industries Management of resources allocated to a client property
Field-Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs) Industries Integrated circuit that is meant to be configured by the consumer
FIFO (First In, First Out) Operations The oldest inventory items are recorded as sold first but do not necessarily mean that the exact oldest physical object has been tracked and sold.
FIFO Accounting (First In, First Out) Finance Cost flow assumption that the first goods first added to inventory are assumed to be the first goods removed from inventory for sale
Fiix Technology
Fiix Industries
File Classification Technology Developing a File Classification Scheme is the process of identifying the category or categories of business activities and the records they generate and grouping them, if applicable, into files to facilitate retrieval, description, control, links and determine their disposition and access status.
File Integrity Monitoring (FIM) Technology File integrity monitoring (FIM) is an internal control or process that performs the act of validating the integrity of operating system and application software files using a verification method between the current file state and a known, good baseline.
File Servers Technology A file server is a device that controls access to separately stored files, as part of a multiuser system.
File Sharing Technology Practice of distributing or providing access to digital content
File Transfer Management Technology Refers to a software or a service that manages the secure transfer of data from one computer to another through a network.
File Transfer Protocol (FTP) Technology The File Transfer Protocol (FTP) is a standard network protocol used for the transfer of computer files between a client and server on a computer network.
FileZilla Technology FileZilla is a free software, cross-platform FTP application, consisting of FileZilla Client and FileZilla Server. Client binaries are available for Windows, Linux, and macOS, server binaries are available for Windows only. Both server and client support FTP and FTPS (FTP over SSL/TLS), while the client in addition also can connect to SFTP servers.
Filtration Healthcare Filtration is any of various mechanical, physical or biological operations that separate solids from fluids by adding a medium through which only the fluid can pass.
Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) Finance Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) is the independent, private-sector, not-for-profit organization that establishes financial accounting and reporting standards for public and private companies and not-for-profit organizations that follow Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
Financial Action Task Force (FATF) Legal Inter-governmental organization to combat money laundering and terrorist financing
Financial Advisors Finance A person who is employed to provide financial services or guidance to clients.
Financial Audits Finance The objective evaluation of an organization’s financial reports and financial reporting processes
Financial Close Finance Stage in a financial agreement where conditions have been satisfied or waived, documents executed, and draw-downs become permissible
Financial Close Process Finance Process for closing out a financial agreement
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) Government The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) is a bureau of the United States Department of the Treasury that collects and analyzes information about financial transactions in order to combat domestic and international money laundering, terrorist financing, and other financial crimes.
Financial Data Management Finance
Financial Inclusion Finance Financial inclusion is where individuals and businesses have access to useful and affordable financial products and services that meet their needs that are delivered in a responsible and sustainable way.
Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Companies A private corporation that acts as a self-regulatory organization
Financial IT Finance A United Kingdom company specializing in peer to peer finance platforms.
Financial Management Finance Strategy for managing funds to meet business objectives
Financial Management Services Finance Dissolved division of the U.S. Department of Treasury which provided financial services for the federal government
Financial Reporting Finance Financial reporting is the process of producing statements that disclose an organization’s financial status to management, investors and the government.
Financial Research Finance
Financial Risk Finance Financial risk is the possibility that shareholders will lose money when they invest in a company that has debt, if the company’s cash flow proves inadequate to meet its financial obligations.
Financial Service Providers Finance Services provided by the finance industry which encompasses a broad range of businesses that manage money.
Financial Services Finance Financial services are the economic services provided by the finance industry, which encompasses a broad range of businesses that manage money, including credit unions, banks, credit-card companies, insurance companies, accountancy companies, consumer-finance companies, stock brokerages, investment funds, individual managers and some government-sponsored enterprises.
Financial Software Finance
Financial Systems Finance System that facilitates the exchange of funds between parties
Financial Times Stock Exchange 100 Share Index (FTSE 100) Finance A share index of the 100 companies listed on the London Stock Exchange with the highest market capitalization.
Financial Transaction Finance A financial transaction is an agreement, or communication, carried out between a buyer and a seller to exchange an asset for payment.
FinancialForce Companies is a cloud-based applications company headquartered in San Francisco, California, that provides a cloud ERP solution for, a cloud computing platform from
Fingerprint Scanner Technology
Finite Element Analysis Industries Finite element analysis (FEA) is a computerized method for predicting how a product reacts to real-world forces, vibration, heat, fluid flow, and other physical effects.
FINRA 4210 Finance
FINRA 4210 Compliance Finance
FINRA Rule 2232 Finance
FinTech Finance Financial technology (FinTech or fintech) is the new technology and innovation that aims to compete with traditional financial methods in the delivery of financial services.
Fire Detection Operations Method for discovering or identifying fires
Fire Monitoring Operations Method for surveilling fires
FireEye Companies FireEye, Inc. is a publicly listed enterprise cybersecurity company that provides products and services to protect against advanced cyber threats, such as advanced persistent threats and spear phishing.
Firefox Technology Freeware web browser developed by the Mozilla Foundation
FireMon Companies
Firewall Technology Firewall is a part of a computer system or network that is designed to block unauthorized access while permitting outward communication.
Firewire Technology Device that allows high-speed data exchange between devices or peripherals
First Aid Healthcare Help given to a sick or injured person until full medical treatment is available.
First Call Resolution (FCR) Support First call resolution is properly addressing the customer’s need the first time they call, thereby eliminating the need for the customer to follow up with a second call.
First Data (FDC) Companies First Data Corporation provides electronics payment solutions. The Company offers mobile payments, helps financial institutions issue credit, debit and prepaid cards, and assists in routing secure transactions between merchants and customers. First Data serves customers worldwide.
First-Party Data Marketing Loosely defined as information you yourself have collected about your audience.
FIS Companies Fidelity National Information Services Inc., better known by the abbreviation FIS, is an international provider of financial services technology and outsourcing services.
Fiscal Tax Year Finance An annual accounting period for keeping records and reporting income and expenses.
Fiserv (FISV) Companies American provider of financial services technology.
Fitch Companies One of the Big Three credit rating agencies
Fitness and Health Device Technology Wearable device that tracks fitness-related metrics
Fittest Cities Human Resources A geographical breakdown on where you can find healthy locations.
Five9 Companies Five9 is a company providing cloud-based call center software for sales, marketing and support.
Fixed Annuities Finance A contract between an insurance company and an annuitant that obligates the company to make a series of fixed annuity payments to the annuitant for the duration of the contract
Fixed Asset Management Finance An accounting process that seeks to track fixed assets for the purpose of financial accounting, preventive maintenance, and theft deterrence.
Fixed Income Finance A pension or investment income that is set at a particular figure and does not vary with inflation
Fixed Mobile Convergence (FMC) Technology Fixed-mobile convergence is the trend towards seamless connectivity between fixed and wireless telecommunications networks.
Fixed Wireless Technology Fixed wireless is the operation of wireless devices or systems used to connect two fixed locations (e.g., building to building or tower to building) with a radio or other wireless link, such as laser bridge. Usually, fixed wireless is part of a wireless LAN infrastructure.
Fixed, Determinable, Annual, Periodical (FDAP) Income Finance Fixed, Determinable, Annual, or Periodical (FDAP) income is all income, except: Gains derived from the sale of real or personal property (including market discount and option premiums, but not including original issue discount), or items of income excluded from gross income, without regard to the U.S. or foreign status of the owner of the income, such as tax-exempt municipal bond interest and qualified scholarship income
Flash Drive Technology A flash drive is a small electronic device containing flash memory that is used for storing data or transferring it to or from a computer, digital camera, etc.
Flash Player Technology Freeware software used in conjunction with a browser for consuming media and executing RIAs
Flash Storage Technology Flash storage is any type of drive, repository or system that uses flash memory to keep data for an extended period of time.
Fleet Cards Operations Fuel cards for trucking companies
Fleet Maintenance Operations Maintenance programs and systems for trucking companies
Fleet Management Industries Method for enabling companies to rely on transportation for efficiency and productivity
Fleet Procurement Operations Expansion and growth for trucking companies
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) Human Resources A special account you put money into that you use to pay for certain out-of-pocket health care costs.
Flexible Working Human Resources Gives employees flexibility on how long, where and when they work.
Flexport Companies Flexport is a freight forwarding and customs brokerage company based in San Francisco, California.
Flickr Technology Image and video hosting service
Flipboard Companies Application that aggregates social web content into a magazine format
Flooring Installation Industries Activity of placing materials on a floor for use
Flow Cytometry Healthcare Flow cytometry is a laser- or impedance-based, biophysical technology employed in cell counting, cell sorting, biomarker detection and protein engineering, by suspending cells in a stream of fluid and passing them through an electronic detection apparatus.
Fluorometry Healthcare Fluorometry is an analytical technique for identifying and characterizing minute amounts of a substance by excitation of the substance with a beam of ultraviolet light and detection and measurement of the characteristic wavelength of the fluorescent light emitted.
Fluoroscopy Healthcare An imaging technique that uses x-rays to obtain real-time moving images of the interior of an object.
FM Global Companies FM Global is a mutual insurance company based in Johnston, Rhode Island, United States, with offices worldwide, that specializes in loss prevention services primarily to large corporations.
Food / Cafeteria Plans Human Resources A reimbursement plan governed by IRS Section 125 which allows employees to contribute a certain amount of their gross income to a designated account or accounts before taxes are calculated.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA or USFDA) Government The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or USFDA) is a federal agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services, one of the United States federal executive departments.
Food Manufacturing Industries Food manufacturing can be defined as the series of processes that link raw products from farmers to food products for consumers. Raw fruits, vegetables, grains, meats, seafood and dairy products fresh from the supplier undergo a series of manufacturing processes to prepare products for sale to the public.
Food Processing Industries Transformation of raw food into finished food products
Food Processing Operations Operations All of the unit processes that concern transforming raw food ingredients into marketable food products
Food Safety Healthcare Food safety is a scientific discipline describing handling, preparation, and storage of food in ways that prevent food-borne illness.
Foot Protection Industries Equipment worn to protect the wearer’s feet
Forbes Womens Summit Marketing Conference featuring women and exploring the intersection of power and passion.
Forcepoint Companies Forcepoint, previously known as Websense or Raytheon|Websense, is an Austin-based company owned by U.S. defense contractor Raytheon and private equity firm Vista Equity Partners.
Forecasting Administration
Forecasts Administration
Foreclosure Finance A legal process in which a lender attempts to recover the balance of a loan from a borrower, who has stopped making payments to the lender, by forcing the sale of the asset used as the collateral for the loan
Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) Finance Government legislation and policies to help combat U.S. offshore tax evasion
Foreign Currency Transactions Finance Transactions denominated in a currency other than the local (domestic) currency of the country in which the banking office is located.
Foreign Exchange Analytics Finance
Foreign Exchange Spot Transaction Finance Agreement between two parties to buy in exchange for another at an agreed price for settlement on the spot date
Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) Government The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 is a United States federal law which establishes procedures for the physical and electronic surveillance and collection of foreign intelligence information between foreign power suspected of espionage or terrorism.
Foreign-Exchange Options Finance A contract that grants a buyer the right to exchange currency at a specified rate before a deadline
Forensic Nurses Healthcare The application of the nursing process to public or legal proceedings, and the application of forensic health care in the scientific investigation of trauma and/or death related to abuse, violence, criminal activity, liability, and accidents.
ForeScout Companies ForeScout is a privately held network security company based in San Jose, California.
ForeSee Companies ForeSee is a company that ofers customer experience analytics.
Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Industries The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) is an international non-profit, multi-stakeholder organization established in 1993 to promote responsible management of the world’s forests.
FOREX Finance The exchange of one currency for another at an agreed price on the OTC market
Forex Swap Finance Rollover interest that is paid for holding positions overnight in foreign exchange trading
Forex Trading Platforms Finance US based company that provides tools and free research for trading.
Forex Trading Strategies Finance Analysis strategies used to determine whether or not to buy or sell a currency pair at a given time
Form 1099-MISC Finance A tax form that reports the year-end summary of all non-employee compensation.
Form W-2 Finance The form that an employer must send to an employee and the IRS at the end of the year.
Form W-4 Finance Tells the employer the correct amount of tax to withhold from an employee’s paycheck based on the employee’s marital status, number of exemptions and dependents and other factors. A change in status can result in the employers withholding more or less tax.
Formlabs Companies
Forrester Companies An American market research company that provides advice on existing and potential impact of technology to its clients and the public.
Forrester Events Marketing Meetings organized by Forrester
Fortegra Financial Companies Fortegra Financial Corporation operates as a specialized insurance and insurance services company in the United States and Europe. The company offers credit protection insurance, warranty and service contract products, and personal and commercial lines of insurance.
Fortinet Technology Fortinet is an American multinational corporation headquartered n Sunnyvale, CA.
Fortran Technology Fortran is a high-level computer programming language used especially for scientific computation.
Fossil Fuels Industries
Foundry (Modo) Technology Modo (stylized as MODO, originally modo)[3] is a polygon and subdivision surface modeling, sculpting, 3D painting, animation and rendering package developed by Luxology, LLC, which is now merged with and known as Foundry.
FourSquare Technology Application that personalizes geographical recommendations for users
Fourth EU Anti-Money Laundering Directive Legal EU Government legislation to combat disruptive money laundering and terrorist funding
Framework Technology A framework is a real or conceptual structure intended or serve as a support or guide for the building of something that expands the structure into something useful.
Fraud Detection and Prevention Technology The adoption of Fraud Detection and prevention services helps create a strong defense against such breach of law, thereby helping in the prevention and mitigation of fraud-related activities.
Fraud Protection Technology Online fraud protection is the process of protecting oneself from being lured into scams over the Internet.
Freddie Mac (FMCC) Companies A purchaser of mortgages on the secondary market with an database of properties available nationwide
Free Trade Finance Free trade is international trade left to its natural course without tariffs, quotas, or other restrictions.
Freelancer Human Resources A freelancer or freelance worker is a term commonly used for a person who is self-employed and is not necessarily committed to a particular employer long-term.
Freight Management Supply Chain Method for optimizing the transportation
Freight Shipping Supply Chain Goods, cargo, or lading transported for pay, whether by water, land, or air.
Frequency Counter Industries Integrated circuit that can be programmed in the field after manufacture.
Fresh Works Technology help desk, customer support software
Fresh Works Marketing help desk, customer support software
Freshdesk Technology An online cloud-based customer service software providing helpdesk support with all smart automations to get things done faster.
Front-End Engineering Design (FEED) Industries Front-End Engineering (FEE), or Front-End Engineering Design (FEED), is an engineering design approach used to control project expenses and thoroughly plan a project before a fix bid quote is submitted.
Frontier Power Industries
Frontline Leadership Human Resources The first or second level managers directly responsible for production of goods and services, and supervision of clerical staff and shop floor employees.
Frost & Sullivan Companies A business consulting firm involved in market research and analysis, growth strategy consulting, and corporate training
FTI Consulting (FCN) Companies A business advisory firm headquartered in Washington, DC
FTMaintenance Technology
FTMaintenance Industries
FTTA (Fiber to the Antenna) Technology FTTA (Fiber to the Antenna) is a broadband network architecture in which optical fiber is used to connect the remote radio head (RRH) to the base station in new antennas, or retrofitted in existing ones, to replace all or part of the coax local loop.
FTTH (Fiber to the Home) Technology Fiber to the Home (FTTH) the delivery of a communications signal over optical fiber from the operator’s switching equipment all the way to a home or business, thereby replacing existing copper infrastructure such as telephone wires and coaxial cable.
FTTN (Fiber to the Node) Technology Fiber to the Node (FTTN) A fiber that is terminated in a street cabinet, possibly miles away from the customer premises, with the final connections being copper. FTTN is often an interim step toward full FTTH and is typically used to deliver advanced triple-play telecommunications services.
FTTx (Fiber to the X) Technology Fiber to the X (FTTX) is a generic term for any broadband network architecture using optical fiber to provide all or part of the local loop used for last mile telecommunications.
Fuel Cells Industries Device that converts chemical fuel energy into electricity
Fuel Efficiency Operations Ratio of distance travelled per unit of fuel consumption
Fuel Tax Finance A fuel tax is an excise tax imposed on the sale of fuel.
FUJIFILM Companies
Fujikura Ltd. Companies
Fujitsu Companies A Japanese multinational information technology equipment and services company headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
Fulfillment by Amazon Supply Chain Items Fulfilled by Amazon are offered by a third-party seller, but shipped from an Amazon Fulfillment Center.
Fulfillment Center Supply Chain The location where incoming orders are received from affiliated stores or locations. These orders are processed and filled. These centers may also work independently of specific companies where orders are outsourced for the purpose of fulfilling customer orders.
Fulfillment Services Supply Chain A fulfillment service is defined as a third-party company that provides these order fulfillment steps on behalf of another party, such as an online seller.
Full Circle Insights Companies American company that has multi-touch attribution solutions to show the value of each marketing touchpoint.
Full Disk Encryption Technology Full disk encryption is a technology which protects information by converting it into unreadable code that cannot be deciphered easily by unauthorized people.
Full-Time Employee Human Resources A full-time employee is, for a calendar month, an employee employed on average at least 30 hours of service per week, or 130 hours of service per month.
Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) Human Resources Full-time equivalent (FTE) or whole time equivalent (WTE) is a unit that indicates the workload of an employed person (or student) in a way that makes workloads or class loads comparable across various contexts.
Function Generator Industries Piece of electronic test equipment or software used to generate different types of electrical waveforms over a wide range of frequencies.
Functional Movement Systems (FMS) Healthcare A pre-participation screening tool designed to identify compensatory movement patterns that are indicative of increased injury risk and inefficient movement that causes reduced performance.
Functional Testing Technology A software testing process used within software development in which software is tested to ensure that it conforms with all requirements.
Fund of Funds Finance Investment strategy in which a fund invests in other types of funds
Funding Circle Companies A peer-to-peer lending marketplace that allows investors to lend money directly to small and medium-sized businesses
Fundraising Finance Seeking to generate financial support for a charity, cause or other enterprise.
Fusion 360 Technology Fusion 360 is a 3D CAD, CAM, and CAE tool that connects your entire product development process in a single cloud-based platform that works on both Mac and PC.
Future of Work Operations Focuses on finding new ways to move people and families from poverty to prosperity through inclusive growth in the workplace. This has become increasingly important with the expansion of automation in manufacturing and other fields.
Fuze Companies
FuzeBox Companies FuzeBox (formerly known as ThinkingPhones) is a provider of cloud-based Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS).


4G Technology 4G is the fourth generation of broadband cellular network technology, succeeding 3G. A 4G system must provide capabilities defined by ITU in IMT Advanced. Potential and current applications include amended mobile web access, IP telephony, gaming services, high-definition mobile TV, video conferencing, and 3D television.
G Suite Technology G Suite is a brand of cloud computing, productivity and collaboration tools, software and products developed by Google.
Gainsight Companies Customer Success Management platform
Game Development Technology Game development is the process of creating a video game.
Game Makers Technology Game Makers was a TV show that aired on G4 from September 4, 2003,[1] to 2006. The series followed the process of video game development, as a company attempts to finish a new video game in time for shipment.
GameStop (GME) Companies An American video game, consumer electronics, and wireless services retailer
Gamification Marketing The application of typical elements of game playing to other areas of activity, typically as an online marketing technique to encourage engagement with a product or service.
Gaming Design Industries Game design is the art of applying design and aesthetics to create a game for entertainment or for educational, exercise, or experimental purposes.
Gaming Solutions Technology Gaming Solutions are products or software used by game developers and companies to help build and design their game.
Garnishment Finance Garnishment is an American legal process for collecting a monetary judgment on behalf of a plaintiff from a defendant. Garnishment allows the plaintiff (the ‘garnishor’) to take the money or property of the debtor from the person or institution that holds that property (the ‘garnishee’).
Gartner Companies An American research and advisory firm providing information technology related insight for IT and other business leaders located across the world
Gartner Customer Conferences Administration
Gartner Events Marketing Organizer of tech and IT conferences for executives.
Gas Chromatography Healthcare Gas chromatography is a common type of chromatography used in analytical chemistry for separating and analyzing compounds that can be vaporized without decomposition.
Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS) Healthcare Gas chromatography mass spectrometry (GC-MS) is an analytical method that combines the features of gas-chromatography and mass spectrometry to identify different substances within a test sample. Applications of GC-MS include drug detection, fire investigation, environmental analysis, explosives investigation, and identification of unknown samples
Gasoil Finance A group of petroleum distillation products having boiling points between kerosene and lubricating oil.
Gasoline Finance A transparent petroleum-derived liquid that is used primarily as a fuel in internal combustion engines.
Gastroenterology Healthcare The branch of medicine that deals with disorders of the stomach and intestines.
GE Healthcare Healthcare
Geiger Counter Industries The Geiger counter is an instrument used for measuring ionizing radiation used widely in applications such as radiation dosimetry, radiological protection, experimental physics and the nuclear industry.
Gemalto Companies
Gender Diversity Human Resources
Gender Equality Human Resources Gender equality, also known as sexual equality, is the state of equal ease of access to resources and opportunities regardless of gender, including economic participation and decision-making; and the state of valuing different behaviors, aspirations and needs equally, regardless of gender.
Gender Gap Human Resources the discrepancy in opportunities, status, attitudes, etc., between men and women.
Gene Expression Healthcare Gene expression is the process by which information from a gene is used in the synthesis of a functional gene product.
Gene Sequencing Healthcare The process of ascertaining the sequence of nucleotides in a segment of DNA.
General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) Legal The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade was implemented to further regulate world trade to aide in the economic recovery following WWII.
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Legal EU legislation that aims to protect the processing and movement of personal data
General Dynamics (GD) Companies General Dynamics Corporation is an American aerospace and defense multinational corporation formed by mergers and divestitures.
General Electric (GE) Companies General Electric (GE) is an American multinational conglomerate corporation incorporated in New York and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts.
General Ledger Finance Accounting record used to keep track of financial transactions
General Liability Insurance Finance Insurance that helps protect a business from property damage claims, bodily injury claims and personal and advertising injury claims.
General Sales Strategies Sales
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) Finance Generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) are a common set of accounting principles, standards and procedures that companies must follow when they compile their financial statements.
Generational Difference Human Resources A difference of opinions between one generation and another regarding beliefs, politics, or values.
Generic Drugs Healthcare Generic drugs are copies of brand-name drugs that have exactly the same dosage, intended use, effects, side effects, route of administration, risks, safety, and strength as the original drug.
Genesys Companies Genesys, is a company that sells customer experience and call center technology to mid-sized and large businesses.
Genetic Analysis Healthcare Genetic analysis is the overall process of studying and researching in fields of science that involve genetics and molecular biology.
Genetic Engineering Industries Genetic engineering, also called genetic modification, is the direct manipulation of an organism’s genes using biotechnology. It is a set of technologies used to change the genetic makeup of cells, including the transfer of genes within and across species boundaries to produce improved or novel organisms.
Genetics Healthcare The study of heredity and the variation of inherited characteristics.
Genome Editing Healthcare Genome editing, or genome engineering, is a type of genetic engineering in which DNA is inserted, deleted, modified or replaced in the genome of a living organism.
Genomic Medicine Healthcare Genomic Medicine is defined as an emerging medical discipline that involves using genomic information about an individual as part of their clinical care (e.g., for diagnostic or therapeutic decision-making) and the health outcomes and policy implications of that clinical use.
Genomics Healthcare The branch of molecular biology concerned with the structure, function, evolution, and mapping of genomes.
Genpact (G) Companies Genpact (NYSE: G) is a global professional services firm with key offices in New York City, Palo Alto, London, and Delhi that helps businesses drive their digital transformation, improve their innovation, and streamline their processes.
GEODIS Companies GEODIS is an international supply chain operator and is part of SNCF Logistics, a business line of the SNCF Group.
Geofencing Technology The use of GPS or RFID technology to create a virtual geographic boundary, enabling software to trigger a response when a mobile device enters or leaves a particular area
Geographic Information Systems Technology A system designed to capture, store, manipulate, analyze, manage, and present spatial or geographical data.
Geolocation Technology Geolocation is the identification or estimation of the real-world geographic location of an object, such as a radar source, mobile phone, or Internet-connected computer terminal.
Geotechnical Engineering Industries Geotechnical engineering is the branch of civil engineering concerned with the engineering behavior of earth materials.
Geothermal Industries Thermal energy generated and stored in the Earth
Geriatrics Healthcare The branch of medicine or social science dealing with the health and care of the elderly.
GetsmartContent Companies A personalization platform that allows you to serve targeted experiences to website visitors in real-time
Getty Images Companies Getty Images, Inc. is an American stock photo agency, with headquarters in Seattle, Washington, United States
Gig Economy Human Resources a labor market characterized by the prevalence of short-term contracts or freelance work as opposed to permanent jobs.
Gigabit Internet Technology A term describing various technologies for transmitting Ethernet frames at a rate of a gigabit per second, as defined by the IEEE 802.3-2008 standard.
Gigabit Networking Technology A network that uses gigabit technology.
Gigabit Services Technology The next generation of broadband internet service which is typically delivered over fiber optic lines and provides speeds of 1000Mps, which is also referred to as 1Gbps or Gigabit internet.
Gigabits Per Second Technology Gigabits per second (GBPS) is equal to 1,000 Megabits per second (Mbps), or 1,000,000,000 bits per second. GBPS is commonly used to measure data transfer speeds between hardware devices.
Gigamon Companies A public ally traded network visibility and traffic monitoring technology vendor.
GIGO Companies
Gigya Companies Gigya, Inc. is a technology company founded in Tel Aviv, Israel and headquartered in Mountain View, California with additional offices in New York, Tel Aviv, London, Paris, Hamburg, and Sydney.[1] It offers a customer identity management platform for managing profiles, preference, opt-in and consent settings
GitHub Technology Github is a web-based Git or version control repository and Internet hosting service.
GitHub Enterprise Technology GitHub Enterprise is the on-premises version of
Glint Companies
Global Business Services (GBS) Administration Global Business Services (GBS) provide integration of governance, locations and business practices to all shared services and outsourcing activities across the enterprise.
Global Distribution System (GDS) Technology A global distribution system is a computerised network system owned or operated by a company that enables transactions between travel industry service providers, mainly airlines, hotels, car rental companies, and travel agencies.
Global Email Marketing Marketing Global email marketing allows you to take your email marketing campaign to the next step: international audiences.
Global Employment Law Legal A fully global employment law does not exist, instead local companies are bound to their country’s domestic law.
Global Equity Funds Finance A type of mutual fund, closed-end fund or exchange-traded fund that can invest in companies located anywhere in the world, including the investor’s own country
Global Finance and Credit Conference Marketing Annual conference organized by Global New Beginnings
Global Investing Finance Strategy of selecting globally-based investment instruments as part of an investment portfolio
Global Marketing Marketing Global marketing is marketing on a worldwide scale reconciling or taking commercial advantage of global operational differences, similarities and opportunities in order to meet global objectives.
Global Markets Finance Activity of buying or selling goods and services in all the countries of the world, or the value of the goods and services sold
Global Payments (GPN) Companies Financial services technology company.
Global Payments Inc Companies Global Payments Inc. is an American company providing financial technology services globally. Headquartered in Atlanta, its stock is a component of the S&P 500 stock market index.
Global Procurement Supply Chain Global procurement became a way for organisations to meet the challenges of new markets and global competitors.
Global Social Media Marketing Marketing Global social media marketing allows you to organize your channels for an audience that speaks different languages.
Global Supply Chain Supply Chain International network of companies participating in a dynamic supply and demand system
Global Website Performance Technology A tool that allows you to optimize website performance.
Global Wide Area Network Technology Refers to a network composed of different interconnected networks that cover an unlimited geographical area.
Globalization Finance Process of interaction and integration among the people, companies, and governments of different nations, driven by international trade, investment and information technology
Globoforce Companies
Glucose Testing Healthcare Glucose Testing is used to determine the amount of glucose present in the blood and is mainly used to screen for diabetes.
GMA Legal Conference Marketing Annual Conference for consumer packaged goods professionals, organized by he Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA)
Gmail Technology Email service provided by Google
Gmail For Business Technology Gmail is a free Web-based e-mail service currently being tested at Google that provides users with a gigabyte of storage for messages and provides the ability to search for specific messages.
GMAT Test Preparation Human Resources Preparing for a standardized test intended to measure a test taker’s aptitude in mathematics and the English language.
GNU General Public License Technology The GNU General Public License is a widely used free software license, which guarantees end users the freedom to run, study, share and modify the software.
Go to Market Marketing Go-to-market or go-to-market strategy is the plan of an organization, utilizing their inside and outside resources (e.g. sales force and distributors), to deliver their unique value proposition to customers and achieve competitive advantage.
GoFundMe Companies A crowdfunding platform that allows people in some but not all countries to raise money for events
Gold Spot Finance Gold spot price is used as the basis for most bullion dealers to determine the exact price to charge for a specific coin bar.
Goldman Sachs (GS) Companies An American multinational finance company that engages in global investment banking, investment management, securities, and other financial services, primarily with institutional clients
Good Clinical Practice (GCP) Healthcare Good clinical practice (GCP) is an international quality standard that is provided by ICH, an international body that defines a set of standards, which governments can then transpose into regulations for clinical trials involving human subjects.
Goods and Service Tax (GST) Government Goods and Service Tax (GST) is an indirect tax (or consumption tax) levied in India on the sale of goods and services. GST is levied at every step in the production process, but is refunded to all parties in the chain of production other than the final consumer.
GOOG Companies
Google Companies
Google Analytics Marketing A freemium web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic.
Google Apps Technology Suite of cloud computing and collaboration software tools provided y Google
Google Authenticator Technology Google Authenticator is a software token that implements two-step verification services using the Time-based One-time Password Algorithm and HMAC-based One-time Password Algorithm, for authenticating users of mobile applications by Google.
Google BigQuery Technology A RESTful web service that enables interactive analysis of massively large datasets working in conjunction with Google Storage.
Google Calendar Technology Google Calendar is a time-management and scheduling calendar service developed by Google.
Google Cloud Technology A suite of cloud computing services that runs on the same infrastructure that Google uses internally for its end-user products, such as Google Search and YouTube.
Google Cloud Bigtable Technology A compressed, high performance, and proprietary data storage system build on Google File system, Chubby Lock Service, SSTable and a few other Google technologies.
Google Cloud Messaging (GCM) Technology Google Cloud Messaging (commonly referred to as GCM) is a mobile notification service developed by Google that enables third-party application developers to send notification data or information from developer-run servers to applications that target the Google Android Operating System, as well as applications or extensions developed for the Google Chrome internet browser.
Google Docs Technology Google Docs is a free web-based application in which documents and spreadsheets can be created, edited and stored online.
Google Drive Technology File storage and synchronization software provided by Google
Google For Work Technology Google for Work (also referred to as Google Apps for Work) was a service from Google that provides customizable enterprise versions of several Google products using a domain name provided by the customer.
Google Forms Technology Google Form is one of the tools available from google Docs collection.
Google Glass Technology Optical head mounted display worn as glasses
Google Groups Technology Communication platform for users with a common interest
Google Hangouts Technology Google Hangouts is a unified communications service that allows members to initiate and participate in text, voice or video chas, either one-on-one or in a group.
Google Maps Technology Google Maps is a Web-based service that provides detailed information about geographical regions and sites around the world.
Google Nexus Technology Line of consumer electronics developed by Google
Google Pay Finance Google Pay is a digital wallet platform and online payment system developed by Google to power in-app and tap-to-pay purchases on mobile devices, enabling users to make payments with Android phones, tablets or watches.
Google Search Technology Web search engine operated by Google
Google Sheets Technology Google Spreadsheets is a Web-based application that allows users to create, update and modify spreadsheets and share the data live online.
Google Sites Technology Google Sites is a structured wiki-and Web page-creation tool offered by Google as part of the G Suite productivity suite.
Google Slides Technology Google Slides are a presentation program that is part of a free web-based software office suite offered by Google within its Google Drive service.
Google TV Technology Smart TV platform developed by Google and others
Google Wallet Finance A peer-to-peer payments service developed by Google that allows people to send and receive money from a mobile device or desktop computer at no cost to either sender or receiver.
Google+ Technology Social networking platform developed by Google
GoToMeeting Companies GoToMeeting is a web-hosted service created and marketed by LogMeIn. It is an online meeting, desktop sharing, and video conferencing software that enables the user to meet with other computer users, customers, clients or colleagues via the Internet in real time.
GoToMyPc Companies
Government Accountability Office (GAO) Government The Government Accountability Office (GAO) is a legislative branch government agency that provides auditing, evaluation, and investigative services for the United States Congress.[2] It is the supreme audit institution of the federal government of the United States.
Government Contractors Government A company, either for profit or non-profit that produces goods or services under contract for the government.
Government IT Government The technology involving the development, maintenance, and use of computer systems, software, and networks for the processing and distribution of data.
GPS Technology A radio navigation system that allows land, sea, and airborne users to determine their exact location, velocity, and time 24 hours a day, in all weather conditions, anywhere in the world.
GPU Clusters Technology A computer cluster in which each node is equipped with a Graphics Processing Unit.
Grainger (GWW) Companies W. W. Grainger, Inc. is a Fortune 500 industrial supply company founded in 1927 in Chicago. Grainger serves more than 3 million customers worldwide with offerings such as motors, lighting, material handling, fasteners, plumbing, tools, and safety supplies, along with inventory management services and technical support.
Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) Government The Gramm Leach Bliley Act (GLBA), also known as the Financial Services Modernization Act of 1999, (Pub.L. 106 102, 113 Stat. 1338, enacted November 12, 1999) is an act of the 106th United States Congress (1999 2001).
Gran Turismo Technology A sim racing video game.
Grant Management Legal Grant Management relates to all of the administrative tasks required to handle the money, reporting, and program implementation in a way that meets generally accepted standards as well as the requirements of the funding source. It is the phase of the grantsmanship process that begins when an applicant signs an agreement with a grantor (funder) to accept a grant award and becomes a grantee.
Graph Database Technology
Graphic Design Marketing The art of skill of combining text and pictures in advertisements, magazines, or books.
Graphical User Interface (GUI) Technology The graphical user interface (GUI /?u?i?/), is a type of user interface that allows users to interact with electronic devices through graphical icons and visual indicators such as secondary notation, instead of text-based user interfaces, typed command labels or text navigation. GUIs were introduced in reaction to the perceived steep learning curve of command-line interfaces (CLIs),[1][2][3] which require commands to be typed on a computer keyboard.
Graphics Interchange Format (GIF) Technology The Graphics Interchange Format, better known by its acronym GIF (/d??f/ JIF or /??f/ GHIF), is a bitmap image format that was developed by a team at the bulletin board service (BBS) provider CompuServe led by American computer scientist Steve Wilhite on June 15, 1987.
Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) Technology A graphics processing unit (GPU) is a specialized electronic circuit designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display device.
Gravity Payments Companies Gravity Payments is a credit-card processing and financial services company.
GRE Test Preparation Human Resources Preparing for a broad assessment of your critical thinking, analytical writing, verbal reasoning, and quantitative reasoning skills.
Green Architecture Operations Architecture that aims to minimize negative environmental impacts
Green Bonds Finance
Green Computing Industries Use of computers that aims to minimize
Green Finance Finance
Green House Gas (GHG) Emissions Industries A greenhouse gas is a gas in an atmosphere that absorbs and emits radiant energy within the thermal infrared range. This process is the fundamental cause of the greenhouse effect.
Green Marketing Industries Marketing of products that are environmentally preferable to others
Greenhouse Gas Industries A greenhouse gas is a gas in an atmosphere that absorbs and emits radiant energy within the thermal infrared range. The primary greenhouse gases in Earth’s atmosphere are water vapor, carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, and ozone.
Greenhouse Gases Industries Gas that contributes to the greenhouse effect
Greenway Health Healthcare
Grid Computing Technology The collection of computer resources from multiple locations to reach a common goal.
Grid Edge Technology Gride Edge refers to the varying hardware, software and business innovations that are increasingly enabling smart, connected infrastructure to be installed at or near the edge? of the electric power grid.
Grid Flexibility Industries
Grievances Human Resources An official statement of a complaint over something believed to be wrong or unfair.
Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Finance Valuation of goods produced and services provided by a country during one year
Gross Revenue Finance
GroundTruth Companies GroundTruth, the leading location technology company that drives results with real-world data.
Group Leaders Human Resources Someone who provides guidance, instruction, direction and leadership to a group of other individuals for the purpose of achieving a key result or group of aligned results.
Group Purchasing Organizations (GPOs) Finance a group purchasing organization (GPO) is an entity that is created to leverage the purchasing power of a group of businesses to obtain discounts from vendors based on the collective buying power of the GPO members.
Group Travel Human Resources Group Travel is when a group of people from a company travel to a destination together.
Groupon Companies Groupon is an American worldwide e-commerce marketplace connecting subscribers with local merchants by offering activities, travel, goods and services in 15 countries.
Groupware Workflow Administration
GSK Companies A British pharmaceutical company headquartered in Brentford, London
GSM Technology GSM is a digital mobile telephony system that is widely used in Europe and other parts of the world.
Guerrilla Marketing Marketing Guerrilla marketing is an advertisement strategy concept designed for businesses to promote their products or services in an unconventional way with little budget to spend.
Guided Selling Sales Process by which sellers guide buyers to choose products to best suit their needs
Guidewire (GWRE) Companies Guidewire Software Inc., commonly Guidewire, is a software publisher based in Foster City, California.
Gunicorn Technology The Gunicorn is a Python Web Server Gateway Interface (WSGI) HTTP server. It is a pre-fork worker model ported from Ruby’s Unicorn project. The Gunicorn server is broadly compatible with a number of web frameworks simply implemented
Gusto Companies Gusto is a company that provides a cloud-based payroll, benefits, and human resource management solution for businesses based in the United States.
Gynecology / Obstetrics (OB/GYN) Healthcare A physician who delivers babies, and who also specializes in treating diseases of the female reproductive organs.


3M Health Information Systems Healthcare The 3M Company, formerly known as the Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, is an American multinational conglomerate corporation based in Maplewood, Minnesota, a suburb of St. Paul. Companies is a company that produces machine learning software.
Hackathon Technology A hackathon is an event, typically lasting several days, in which a large number of people meet to engage in collaborative computer programming.
Hacktivism Technology Hacktivism is the act of hacking a website or computer network in an effort to convey a social or political message. The person who carries out the act of hacktivism is known as a hacktivist.
Hadoop Technology An open source, Java-based programming framework that supports the processing and storage of extremely large data sets in a distributed computing environment.
Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) Technology The Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) is the primary data storage system used by Hadoop applications. It employs a NameNode and DataNode architecture to implement a distributed file system that provides high-performance access to data across highly scalable Hadoop clusters.
Hand Protection Industries Equipment worn to protect the wearer’s hands
Handheld Oscilloscopes Industries Type of electronic test instrument that allows observation of constantly varying signal voltages.
Hang Seng Index Finance A free float-adjusted market capitalization-weighted stock market index in Hong Kong.
Happiness Index Human Resources A global indicator of progress, which measures both sustainable economy and social development, while protecting the environment and culture.
HappyFox Technology help desk, customer support software
HappyFox Marketing help desk, customer support software
HAProxy Technology HAProxy is free, open source software that provides a high availability load balancer and proxy server for TCP and HTTP-based applications that spreads requests across multiple servers.
Harassment Human Resources The systematic and/or continued unwanted and annoying actions of one party or a group, including threats and demands.
Hard Drives Technology A high capacity, self constrained storage device containing a read-write mechanism plus one or more hard disks, inside a sealed unit/
Hardware Technology The machines, wiring, and other physical components of a computer or other electronic system.
Hardware Engineering Technology A person involved with the design, implementation and testing of hardware.
Hardware Failures Technology A malfunction within the electronic circuits or electomechanical components of a computer system.
Hardware Infrastructure Technology Refers to an enterprise’s entire collection of hardware, software, networks, data centers, facilities and related equipment used to develop, test, operate, monitor, manage and/or support information technology services.
Hardware Innovation Technology Hardware Innovation can be defined as any new idea or development concept related to hardware that advances or improves on existing hardware.
Hardware Resources Technology The assignable, addressable bus paths that allow peripheral devices and system processors to communicate with each other.
Hardware Security Module (HSM) Technology A hardware security module (HSM) is a physical computing device that safeguards and manages digital keys for strong authentication and provides cryptoprocessing.
Hardware/Peripherals Technology A peripheral device is generally defined as any auxiliary device such as a computer mouse or keyboard that connects to and works with the computer in some way.
Hardware-in-the-Loop (HIL) Industries Hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) simulation, or HWIL, is a technique that is used in the development and test of complex real-time embedded systems.
Harris Healthcare Group Healthcare
Hashtag Technology A hashtag is a type of metadata tag used on social networks such as Twitter and other microblogging services, allowing users to apply dynamic, user-generated tagging which makes it possible for others to easily find messages with a specific theme or content; it allows easy, informal markup of folk taxonomy without need of any formal taxonomy or markup language.
Havas Companies A French multinational advertising and public relations company
Hazelcast Companies In computing, Hazelcast is an open source in-memory data grid based on Java. It is also the name of the company developing the product. The Hazelcast company is funded by venture capital.
Hci Appliance Other
HCI Group Healthcare
HCIA (Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Appliance) Technology A typical hyper-converged infrastructure appliance brings compute, storage, hypervisors and occasionally networking together into a single modular system.
HCL Technologies (HCLTECH) Companies HCL Technologies limited is an Indian multinational IT services company, headquartered in India.
HCTec Healthcare HCL Technologies limited is an Indian multinational IT services company, headquartered in India.
HD Supply (HDS) Companies HD Supply, Inc. is an industrial distributor in North America. The company provides a broad range of products and value-added services to approximately 500,000 professional customers in maintenance, repair and operations, infrastructure and power and specialty construction sectors.
HDFS Technology A sub project of the Apache Hadoop project.
HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) Operations HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) is a proprietary audio/video interface for transmitting uncompressed video data and compressed or uncompressed digital audio data from an HDMI-compliant source device, such as a display controller, to a compatible computer monitor, video projector, digital television, or digital audio device.
Headend Facility Operations A headend is a master facility for receiving television signals for processing and distribution over a cable television system. The headend facility is normally unstaffed and surrounded by some type of security fencing and is typically a building or large shed housing electronic equipment used to receive and re-transmit video over the local cable infrastructure. One can also find head ends in power line communication (PLC) substations and Internet communications networks
Health Analytics Healthcare The healthcare analysis activities that can be undertaken as a result of data collected from four areas within healthcare.
Health and Safety Human Resources A multidisciplinary field concerned with the safety, health, and welfare of people at work.
Health Care Human Resources The maintenance and improvement of physical and mental health, especially through the provision of medical services.
Health Care Costs Healthcare The actual costs of providing services related to the delivery of health care, including the costs of procedures, therapies, and medications.
Health Care Law Healthcare The federal, state, and local law, rules, regulations and other jurisprudence among providers, payers and vendors to the health care industry and its patients; and 92) delivery of health care services; all with an emphasis on operations, regulatory and transactional legal issues.
Health Care Quality Healthcare The degree to which health care services for individuals and populations increase the likelihood of desired health outcomes and are consistent with current professional knowledge.
Health Information Exchange (HIE) Healthcare The mobilization of health care information electorically across organizations within a region, community or hospital system.
Health Information Privacy (HIPAA) Healthcare A US law designed to provide privacy standards to protect patients’ medical records and other health information provided to health plans, doctors, hospitals, and other health care providers.
Health Insurance Finance A type of insurance coverage that pays for medical and surgical expenses incurred by the insured.
Health IT Consulting Healthcare Management analysts employed by the healthcare industry.
Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) Healthcare An organization that provides comprehensive health care to voluntarily enrolled individuals and families in a particular geographic area by member physicians with limited referral to outside specialists and that is financed by fixed periodic payments determined in advance.
Health Promotion / Recreation / Wellness Benefits Human Resources Provided to employees as a preventive measure to hep avoid illness while improving and maintaining the general health of the employees.
Health Reimbursement Account Healthcare Health Reimbursement Account is a notional derivative of a Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA),[1] a type of US employer-funded health benefit plan that reimburses employees for out-of-pocket medical expenses. Following implementation of the Affordable Care Act, the health plans must be integrated with a qualified employer-sponsored group health insurance plan to avoid excise tax penalties.
Health Savings Account (HSA) Finance A tax advantaged medical savings account available to taxpayers in the United States who are enrolled in a high deductible health plan.
Healthcare Advertising Healthcare The business of advertising or otherwise promoting healthcare services.
Healthcare Agency Healthcare A US government agency that functions as a part of the Department of Health & Human Services to support research to help improve the quality of health care.
Healthcare Analytics Healthcare A term used to describe the healthcare analysis activities that can be undertaken as a result of data collected from four areas within healthcare.
Healthcare and Practice Management Healthcare A category of healthcare management that deals with the day-t0-day operations of a medical practice.
Healthcare Big Data Healthcare Refers to electronic health data sets so large and complex that they are difficult or impossible to manage with traditional software and/or hardware
Healthcare Cyber Security Healthcare
Healthcare Cybersecurity Best Practices Technology Cybersecurity best practices specifically designed for healthcare and including HIPAA compliance and are maintained by the US Dept of Health and Human Services
Healthcare Data Breach Healthcare
Healthcare Financial Benchmarking Healthcare The process of comparing a firm’s performance criteria and business processes to other businesses within that trade.
Healthcare Informatics Technology Health informatics is information engineering applied to the field of health care, essentially the management and use of patient healthcare information.
Healthcare Information Technology Solutions Healthcare
Healthcare Interoperability Healthcare The ability of different information technology systems and software applications to communicate, exchange data, and use the information that has been exchanged.
Healthcare IT Leaders Healthcare
Healthcare IT Solutions Technology software and hardware solutions designed specifically for the healthcare industry.
Healthcare Mobile Security Healthcare
Healthcare Pagers Healthcare A Healthcare pager is used by either medical patients or staff members to page medical staff members.
Healthcare Productivity Healthcare The measure of the output that can be produced given a certain combination of inputs.
Healthcare Providers Healthcare A doctor of medicine who is authorized to practice by the State and performs within the
Healthcare Revenue Cycle Healthcare The financial process that facilities use to manage the administrative and clinical functions associated with claims processing, payment, and revenue generation.
Healthcare Strategic Planning Healthcare An organization’s process of defining its strategy, or direction, and making decisions on allocating its resources to pursue this strategy. Healthcare Official site of the affordable care act, providing information on health coverage choices, ways to save, and how laws affect you.
HealthcareSource Companies
HealthCatalyst Companies Health Catalyst is a tech platform that organizes and links health-related data from different systems and makes it available for all users.
Healthedge Software Healthcare
HealthStream Healthcare
HealthTap Companies HealthTap is a technology company delivering a suite of connected health apps.
Hearing Protection Industries Equipment worn over the ears to protect the wearer’s hearing
Heat Maps Marketing Heatmaps can be used to show where users have clicked on a page, how far they have scrolled down a page, or used to display the results of eye-tracking tests.
Heathcare Informatics Technology
Heating Oil Finance A low viscosity liquid petroleum used as a fuel oil for furnaces or boilers in buildings.
Hedge Accounting Finance Hedge accounting is a method of accounting where entries for the ownership of a security and the opposing hedge are treated as one.
Hedge Forecast Finance
Hedge Funds Finance A limited partnership of investors that uses high risk methods, such as investing with borrowed money, in hopes of realizing large capital gains
Hedge Mark-to-Market Finance
Hedge Strategy Finance
Hedging Finance Hedging is a risk management strategy used in limiting or offsetting probability of loss from fluctuations in the prices of commodities, currencies, or securities.
Hedging Policy Finance
Hedging Strategy Finance
Heir Legal A person legally entitled to the property or rank of another on that person’s death.
HelloSign Companies Global free eSignature platform.
Help Desk / Service Desk Support A service providing information and support to computer users, especially within a company.
Help Scout Technology help desk, customer support software
Help Scout Marketing help desk, customer support software
Helpdesk Software Technology category of customer support project management software
Helpdesk Software Marketing category of customer support project management software
Hematology Healthcare The study of the physiology of the blood.
Hepatology Healthcare The branch of medicine concerned with the study, prevention, diagnosis and management of diseases that affect the liver, gallbladder, biliary tree and pancreas.
Herbicide Tolerance Industries Herbicide tolerance consists of chemical herbicides that are sprayed directly on plants in order to kill weeds and competition for soil nutrients, water and sunlight. This gives herbicide resistant crops the opportunity to flourish.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) Companies Hewlett Packard Enterprise is a business-focused organization with two divisions: Enterprise Group, which works in servers, storage, networking, consulting and support, and Financial Services.
Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) Companies American multinational information technology company.
HG Data Companies HG Data uses advanced data science to provide B2B companies a better way to analyze markets and target prospects to achieve improved results in their marketing and sales programs.
High Availability Technology Refers to systems that are durable and likely to operate continuously without failure for a long time.
High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP) Healthcare High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP) A plan with a higher deductible than a traditional insurance plan. The monthly premium is usually lower, but you pay more health care costs yourself before the insurance company starts to pay its share (your deductible).
High Definition (HD) Technology System with an image resolution substantially higher than standard-definition
High Dynamic Range (HDR) Technology High dynamic range (HDR) is a dynamic range higher than what is considered to be standard dynamic range. The term is often used in discussing display devices, photography, 3D rendering, and sound recording including digital imaging and digital audio production.
High Performance Computing Technology The use of parallel processing for running advanced application programs efficiently, reliably and quickly.
High Speed Networks Technology Internet access provided by a network of servers that transfers data via high-speed cable, satellite and wireless connections.
High Volume Printing Technology Combine productivity, reliability, and finishing capabilities with monthly print volumes up to 50,000 for large workgroups.
High Yield Bonds Finance A high paying bond with a lower credit rating than investment-grade corporate bonds, treasury bonds, and municipal bonds, with a high risk of default
High Yield Savings Finance A type of deposit account available through a online or brick-and-mortar banks that pay a higher interest rate (or an annual percentage yield (APY)) than a traditional deposit savings account
High Yield Toner Technology The number of pages a user can print with a given printer and cartridge.
High-Density Pods Technology One or more racks containing high-density equipment all clustered together with dedicated row-based cooling that is deployed as a unit.
High-Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) Healthcare High-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) is a technique in analytical chemistry used to separate, identify, and quantify each component in a mixture.
Highspot Companies Highspot delivers the industry’s most advanced sales enablement tools and software for improving marketing effectiveness and increasing sales.
High-Throughput Satellite (HTS) Technology High-throughput satellite (HTS) is a classification for communications satellites that provide at least twice, though usually by a factor of 20 or more,[1] the total throughput of a classic FSS satellite for the same amount of allocated orbital spectrum thus significantly reducing cost-per-bit.
High-Value Customer Sales A high-value customer is a client on whom the survival and profitability of a business depend on.
Highway Addressable Remote Transducer (HART)Protocol Technology HART (Highway Addressable Remote Transducer) Protocol is an open standard used globally to send and receive digital information using analog wiring between smart devices and control systems.
Hijacking Technology Hijacking is to illegally seize something in transit and force it to go to a different designation or use it for one’s own purposes.
HIPAA Compliance Healthcare Any company that deals with protected health information must ensure that all the required physical, network, and process security measures are in place and followed.
HIPAA Compliant Messaging Healthcare A means of secure communication by which healthcare organizations and other associated businesses can safeguard electronic protected health information while facilitating an open flow of sensitive patient information between authorized users.
Hipaa Compliant Text Messaging Healthcare A means of secure communication by which healthcare organizations and other associated businesses can safeguard electronic protected health information while facilitating an open flow of sensitive patient information between authorized users.
HipChat Technology HipChat is a web service for internal private online chat and instant messaging. As well as one-on-one and group/topic chat, it also features cloud-based file storage, video calling, searchable message-history and inline-image viewing.
Hippo CMMS Technology
Hippo CMMS Industries
Hiring Human Resources Employing someone for wages.
Hiring Rules Human Resources Rules that dictate the process of hiring.
Hiscox Business Insurance Companies Hiscox is an insurance provider.
Histology Healthcare Histology is the study of the microscopic anatomy of cells and tissues of plants and animals. It is commonly performed by examining cells and tissues under a light microscope or electron microscope, the specimen having been sectioned, stained, and mounted on a microscope slide.
Hitachi Companies A Japanese conglomerate company with operations in multiple business segments
HiveQL Technology Hive provides an SQL dialect, called Hive Query Language for querying data stored in a Hadoop cluster.
HL 7 Interface Healthcare Refers to a set of international standards for transfer of clinical and administrative data between software applications used by various healthcare providers.
HMS Healthcare
Home Care Healthcare Care that allows a person with special needs to stay in their home.
Home Depot (HD) Companies A home improvement supplies retailing company that sells tools, construction products, and services
Home Entertainment Technology Aggregate of devices used for diversion at home
Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC) Finance A loan in which the lender agrees to lend a maximum amount within an agreed period, where the collateral is the borrower’s equity in his/her house.
Home Loan Refinancing Finance Refinancing is done to allow a borrower to obtain a better interest term and rate; the first loan is paid off, allowing the second loan to be created instead of making a new mortgage.
Homeowners Insurance Finance A form of property insurance designed to protect an individual’s home against damages to the house itself, or to possessions in the home.
Hong Kong Stock Exchange Finance Securities and futures exchange in Hong Kong.
Hootsuite Technology Hootsuite is a social media management platform, created by Ryan Holmes in 2008.[6] The system’s user interface takes the form of a dashboard, and supports social network integrations for Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Google+ and YouTube.
Hortonworks Companies A big data software company based in Santa Clara, CA.
Hospital Budgeting Healthcare Financial budgeting for hospitals.
Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) Healthcare The HCAHPS (Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems) Survey, also known as the CAHPS Hospital Survey or Hospital CAHPS, is a standardized survey instrument and data collection methodology that has been in use since 2006 to measure patients’ perspectives of hospital care.
Host Analytics Technology A vendor that sells cloud-based corporate performance management software.
Hosted Application Technology A hosted application is a software as a service (SaaS) solution that allows users to execute and operate a software application entirely from the cloud on a recurring subscription.
Hosted Contact Center Technology Offers all the utilities associated with running a customer service outfit with a pay as you go plan.
Hosted Exchange Technology A service in the telecommunications industry whereby a provider makes a Microsoft e-mail box and space available on a server so its clients can host their data on the server.
Hosted Private Branch Exchange (Hosted PBX) Technology Hosted private branch exchange (hosted PBX) is a telephone exchange system built, delivered and managed by a third-party service provider.
Hosted VoIP Technology Hosted VoIP is another term for Hosted PBX.
Hot Plate Healthcare A hot plate is a portable self-contained tabletop small appliance that features one, two or more electric heating elements or gas burners. A hot plate can be used as a stand-alone appliance, but is often used as a substitute for one of the burners from an oven range or a kitchen stove.
Hotjar Companies Hotjar is a new, powerful tool that reveals the online behavior and voice of your users. By combining both Analysis and Feedback tools.
Hours of Work Human Resources Refers to the legislation to limit the working hours per day, per week, per month or per year.
Household Employee Human Resources A household employee is an individual who is paid to provide a service within their employer’s residence.
HP Companies
HP Cloud Services Technology A set of cloud computing services available from Hewlett-Packard that offered public cloud, private cloud, hybrid cloud, managed private cloud, and other cloud services.
HP ePrint Technology A feature of most HP printers and MFPs that enables printing documents attached to email messages sent to the device.
HP Jet Intelligence Technology A program introduced by HP that features new toner technology, delivering more pages, performance, and productivity.
HP JetAdvantage Technology Enables mobile devices to print to printers on the corporate network with a simple, Pc-like print experience, without extra steps like opening a print app or sending an email to the print queue.
HP LaserJet Technology The line of dry electrophotographic laser printers marketed by HP.
HP OfficeJet Technology Small printers offered by HP for small businesses.
HP PageWide Technology Printer offered by HP that achieves breakthrough speed.
HP SureSupply Technology A free software tool for printers.
HPE Companies
HPE 3PAR StoreServ Technology HPE 3PAR StoreServ is a tier 1 all-flash data storage array that can scale from midsize to the largest enterprises and service providers, for instant application provisioning and high levels of service.
HPE Vertica Technology An analytic database management software company.
HR Metrics Human Resources A vital way to quantify the cost and the impact of employee programs and HR processes and measure the success of HR initiatives.
HR Outsourcing Human Resources A process in which the human resource activities of an organization are outsourced so as to focus on the organization’s core competencies.
HR Professional Development Human Resources In reference to a wide variety of specialized training, formal education, or advanced professional learning intended to help administrators, teachers, a and other educators improve their professional knowledge, competence, skill and effectiveness.
HR Professionals Human Resources Responsible for hiring, training, performance management, team building, rewards and loyalty programs, compensation, pensions, etc.
HR Strategy Human Resources Taking HR responsibilities and making sure they meet the goals, mission, and future needs of the company.
HRIS (Human Resource Information Systems) Human Resources A software or online solution that is used for data entry, data tracking, and the data information requirements of an organization’s human resources management, payroll and bookkeeping operations.
HRO Conference Marketing Annual conference for human resources professionals, organized by Human Resources Outsourcing Today Services and Technology Association
HRO Forum Marketing Conference for HR executives to define the future of HR services and technology.
HSBC Bank Companies New York-based corporate bank provides a wide range of financial services to consumers and businesses
HTC Companies A Taiwanese consumer electronics company headquartered
HTML 5 Technology Hypertext markup Language revision 5 is markup language for the structure and presentation of World Wide Web contents.
HTML Code Editor Technology An HTML Code Editor is a allows HTML code to be created and modified.
HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) Technology HTTP Live Streaming (also known as HLS) is an HTTP-based media streaming communications protocol implemented by Apple Inc.
Huawei Companies Chinese multinational networking and telecommunications equipment and services company.
Huawei Phones Technology Huawei Phones are mobile phones created by Chinese brand Huawei.
Hubspot (HUBS) Companies A developer and marketer of software products for inbound marketing and sales
HubSpot INBOUND Companies INBOUND is a community of people who are passionate about marketing, selling, and delighting customers in an inbound way. Our annual event and year-round media platform inspire and educate hundreds of thousands of people so that they and their businesses can grow better.
Hulu Companies Subscription video on demand service
Human Capital Management Human Resources A set of practices related to people resource management.
Human Capital Management (HCM) Software Human Resources Human Capital Management (HCM) Software is software that enables organizations to recruit, manage, develop, and optimize human capital.
Human Resource Management Human Resources The term used to describe formal systems devised for the management of people within an organization.
Human Resource Management System (Hrms) Technology The term used to describe formal systems devised for the management of people within an organization.
Human Resource Technology Human Resources Human resources professionals can use computer technology to assess employee performance and also to get employee feedback to be used for the betterment of the organization.
Humana Companies A for-profit American health insurance company based in Louisville, Kentucky.
Human-Machine Interface (HMI) Technology Human-machine interface (HMI) is a component of certain devices that are capable of handling human-machine interactions. The interface consists of hardware and software that allow user inputs to be translated as signals for machines that, in turn, provide the required result to the user.
Human-Machine Interface (HMI) Design Technology HMI design is the processes of designing the interaction between the human and the machine to allow effective operation and control of the machine from the human end, whilst the machine simultaneously feeds back information that aids the operators’ decision-making process.
HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning) Operations The technology of indoor and vehicular environmental comfort.
HVAC Installation Industries Activity of placing HVAC materials in an environment for use
HVAC Maintenance Operations Activity of keeping an HVAC system in good condition
Hybrid Healthcare A hybrid, or crossbreed, is the result of combining the qualities of two organisms of different breeds, varieties, species or genera through sexual reproduction.
Hybrid Applications Technology An app that combines elements of both native and Web applications.
Hybrid Cloud Technology A cloud computing environment which uses a mix of on-premises, private cloud and third-party, public cloud services with orchestration between the two platforms.
Hybrid Computer Technology Computers that exhibit features of analog computers and digital computers.
hybrid electric vehicles Industries
Hybrid Fiber Coaxial (HFC) Technology Hybrid fiber-coaxial (HFC) is a telecommunications industry term for a broadband network that combines optical fiber and coaxial cable. It has been commonly employed globally by cable television operators since the early 1990s. In a hybrid fiber-coaxial cable system, the television channels are sent from the cable system’s distribution facility, the headend, to local communities through optical fiber subscriber lines. At the local community, a box called an optical node translates the signal from a light beam to electrical signal, and sends it over coaxial cable lines for distribution to subscriber residences. The fiberoptic trunk lines provide adequate bandwidth to allow future expansion an
Hybrid IT Technology An approach to enterprise computing in which an organization provides and manages some information technology resources in-house but uses cloud-based services for others.
Hybrid IT Environments Technology An environment the has an approach to enterprise computing in which an organization provides and manages some information technology resources in-house but uses cloud-based services for others.
Hybrid Wide Area Networking (WAN) Technology A method to connect a geographically dispersed wide area network by sending traffic over two or more connection types.
Hybris Companies A German company that sells enterprise multichannel e-commerce and product content management (PCM) software
Hydraulic Fracturing (Fracking) Industries Process where water is pumped out of the ground to break apart rock and release gas
Hydroelectric Industries Process where mechanical energy is converted to electricity through the use of water flowing through a hydraulic turbine
Hyland Healthcare
Hyper Converged Cloud Other
Hyper Converged Networks Other
Hyper Converged Systems Other
Hyperconnectivity Technology A state of unified communications in which the traffic-handling capacity and bandwidth of a network always exceed the demand.
Hyper-Converged Data Center Technology
Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Technology Hyper-Converged Infrastructure is a system with a software-centric architecture that tightly integrates compute, storage, networking and virtualization resources and other technologies from scratch in a commodity hardware box supported by a single vendor.
Hyperflex Technology a distributed file system that supports multiple hypervisors. Offered by Cisco
Hypervisor Technology


i4CP Conference Marketing Annual conference for human resources professionals, organized by the Institute for Corporate Productivity


iAPPS Technology A Web Engagement Management (WEM) platform that integrates Web Content Management, e-commerce, e-marketing, Social Media management and Web Analytics


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IBM Companies
IBM Blockchain Technology A shared, immutable ledger for recording the history of transactions.
IBM Bluemix Technology A cloud platform as a service developed by IBM.
IBM Cloud Services Technology Consists of the infrastructure, hardware, provisioning, management, integration and security that serve as the underpinnings of a private or hybrid cloud.
IBM Cloudant Technology An IBM software product which is primarily delivered a cloud-based service.
IBM Cognos Technology IBM Cognos Business Intelligence is a web-based integrated business intelligence suite by IBM. It provides a toolset for reporting, analytics, scorecarding, and monitoring of events and metrics.
IBM Datastage Technology IBM InfoSphere DataStage is an ETL tool and part of the IBM Information Platforms Solutions suite and IBM InfoSphere.
IBM InfoSphere DataStage Technology IBM InfoSphere DataStage is an ETL tool and part of the IBM Information Platforms Solutions suite and IBM InfoSphere.
IBM InterConnect Marketing Annual conference of cloud, devops, iot, security, and other related technical professionals.
IBM Kenexa Human Resources Provides employment and retention services for hiring and retaining workers.
IBM Netezza Technology Designs and markets high-performance data warehouse appliances and advanced analytics applications for uses including enterprise data warehousing, business intelligence, predictive analytics and business continuity planning.
IBM SoftLayer Technology A dedicated server, managed hosting, and cloud computing provider.
IBM SPSS Technology One of the most popular statistical packages which can perform highly complex data manipulation and analysis with simple instructions.
IBM Watson Technology A question answering computer system capable of answering questions posed in natural language, developed in IBM’s DeepQA project by a research team led by principal investigator David Ferrucci.
IBM Websphere Commerce Technology A suite of software products used to create and integrate appliations
IBM Websphere Portal Server Technology A set of software tools that enables companies to build and manage web portals
iBooks Technology iBooks is an e-book application by Apple Inc. for its iOS and macOS operating systems and devices. It was announced in conjunction with the iPad on January 27, 2010, and was released for the iPhone and iPod Touch in mid-2010, as part of the iOS 4 update.
iBoss Companies
ICAP Companies A UK-based business focused on electronic markets and post trade business
ICD-10 Healthcare The 10th revision of the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, a medical classification list by the World Health Organization.
ICD-10 Conversion Healthcare The ICD-9 to ICD-10 conversion is mandated by the US government’s Department of Health and Human Services.
iCloud Technology A suite of free cloud-based services from Apple that helps users store and synchronize digital content across computers and numerous iOS-supported devices such as iPhones, iPads, and iPod Touches.
ID Systems Companies
Identity Access Management (IAM) Technology Identity management is, in computer security, the security and business discipline that ‘enables the right individuals to access the right resources at the right times and for the right reasons’.
Identity and Access Management (IAM) Technology Identity and access management (IAM) in enterprise IT is about defining and managing the roles and access privileges of individual network users and the circumstances in which users are granted (or denied) those privileges
Identity as a Service (IDaaS) Technology An authentication infrastructure that is built, hosted and managed by a third-party service provider.
Identity Automation Technology Identity and access management solution and vendor
Identity Governance Technology
Identity Management Technology Identity management (ID management) is the organizational process for identifying, authenticating and authorizing individuals or groups of people to have access to applications, systems or networks by associating user rights and restrictions with established identities.
Identity Proofing Technology Identity proofing is the process by which an organization collects and verifies information about a person for the purpose of account opening or issuing credentials to that person.
Identity Providers (IdP) Technology An identity provider (abbreviated IdP) is a system entity that creates, maintains, and manages identity information for principals while providing authentication services to relying party applications within a federation or distributed network.
Identity Theft Technology Deliberate use of someone’s else’s identity
IdentityForce Companies
IdentityIQ Technology identity management software offered by SailPoint
IDG Companies An American-based media, data and marketing services and venture capital organization
IFRS Finance
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IFSWorld Companies IFS develops a business management software that offers enterprise resource planning and asset management solutions.
IgnitionOne Companies IgnitionOne is a marketing platform firm that delivers audience insights, targets audiences and engages in multi-channel campaigns
IHS Markit (INFO) Companies IHS Markit provides information and analysis to support the decision-making process of businesses and governments in industries such as financials markets; aerospace, defense and security; automotive; chemical; energy; maritime and trade; and technology.
Image Editing Software Technology Image editing software suppoers processes such as altering images, whether they are digital photographs, traditional photo-chemical photographs, or illustrations.
Image Licensing Technology Image Licensing is the process of granting certain rights for the use of an image through a contract to another party.
Image Recognition Technology the ability of software to identify objects, places, people, writing and actions in images. Computers can use machine vision technologies in combination with a camera and artificial intelligence software to achieve image recognition.
Imaginatik Companies
iManage Companies iManage provides a Document Management System (DMS) for corporate legal departments.
Immersive Experience Technology An Immersive Experience, often relating to virtual reality, is something that stimulates the senses to draw one in, transport them to another place, and enhance an everyday experience to make it more realistic, engaging, and satifying.
Immigrant/Migrant Integration Government Immigrant/Migrant integration is the process of economic mobility and social inclusion for newcomers and their children.
Immigration Human Resources The place at an airport or country’s border where government officials check the documents of people entering that country.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Companies Immigration and Customs Enforcement (or ICE) is a U.S. federal government law enforcement agency under the jurisdiction of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). ICE has two primary components: Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO).
Immunization Healthcare The action of making a person or animal immune to infection, typically by inoculation.
Impact Advisors Healthcare
Imperva Companies Imperva is a data security company headquartered in the US, which provides solutions for high-value business data protection and prevents sensitive data theft from hackers and malicious insiders by securing data across three main areas: databases, file systems, and web applications.
Implementing in the cloud Technology
Implied Terms Legal Implied terms are words or provisions that a court assumes were intended to be included in a contract.
Imports Operations An import is a good brought into a jurisdiction, especially across a national border, from an external source.
Imprivata Companies Imprivata is an IT security company based in Lexington, Massachusetts. Founded in 2002, Imprivata develops and sells the OneSign Platform for securing employee access to desktops, networks and applications using a single sign-on.
Imprivata Identity Governance Technology
Imprivata Identity Governance Healthcare
Imprivata Medical Device Access Technology
Imprivata Medical Device Access Healthcare
Imprivata Mobile Device Access Technology
Imprivata Mobile Device Access Healthcare
Imprivata OneSign Technology Imprivata’s single sign-on solution for healthcare providers
Imprivata PatientSecure Technology Imprivata PatientSecure is a positive patient identification platform that creates a 1:1 match between individual patients and their unique medical records, accurately retrieving patients’ digital health records using biometric identification across all points of care.
Imprivata Virtual Desktop Access Technology
Imprivata Virtual Desktop Access Healthcare
IMS Health (Q) Companies An American company that provides information, services and technology for the healthcare industry
In Vitro Diagnostics (IVD) Healthcare In vitro diagnostic products are those reagents, instruments, and systems intended for use in diagnosis of disease or other conditions, including a determination of the state of health, in order to cure, mitigate, treat, or prevent disease or its sequelae.
In-App Advertising Marketing In-App Advertising refers to the display off ads within a mobile app.
In-App Messaging Marketing Messages delivered to a user while they are actively using a mobile app
Inbound Calls Marketing An inbound call is one that a customer initiates to a call center or contact center. A help desk handles inbound calls as well, although calls may be made from employees rather than customers.
Inbound Marketing Marketing A technique for drawing customers to products and services via content marketing, social media marketing and search engine optimization.
Inbound Marketing Software Marketing Marketing software that automates content creation, distribution, lead capture and management, and the measuring of ROI
In-Building Connectivity Technology In-Building Connectivity refers to the ability of devices to sufficiently send and receive data from within a building and be connected to their respective networks
Incapsula Technology Imperva Incapsula is a cloud-based application delivery platform. It uses a global content delivery network to provide web application security, DDoS mitigation, content caching, application delivery, load balancing and failover services.
Incentive Compensation Human Resources Refers to the portion of an employee’s salary that is related to performance, and not a guaranteed payment.
Incentive Stock Options (ISO) Human Resources A type of employee stock option with a tax benefit, when you exercise, of not having to pay ordinary income tax.
Incentive Travel Administration Incentive travel is business travel that helps motivate employees or partners to increase certain activity or to reach a goal.
Incident and Problem Management Support The primary objectives of problem management are to prevent problems and resulting incidents from happening, to eliminate recurring incidents, and to minimize the impact of incidents that cannot be prevented.
Inclusion Human Resources
Inclusion Jobs Human Resources
Inclusive Development Government Inclusive development consists of ensuring that all marginalized and excluded groups are stakeholders in development processes.
Inclusive Growth Government Inclusive growth is a concept that advances equitable opportunities for economic participants during economic growth with benefits incurred by every section of society.
Inclusive Urban Development Government Inclusive? urban infrastructure development is defined as an integrated approach encompassing sustainable, resilient, accessible, and affordable solutions to the challenges faced by the urban poor and vulnerable groups by enhancing their access to urban services and infrastructure through targeted investments.
Income Statement Finance A financial statement of a company and shows the company’s revenues and expenses during a particular period.
Income Tax Finance Tax levied by a government directly on income, especially an annual tax on personal income.
Income Tax Return Finance A document you file with the IRS or the state tax board reporting your income, profits and losses of your business and other deductions as well as details about your tax refund or tax liability.
InComm Companies InComm is a provider of cutting edge prepaid products, services and transaction technologies to retailers, brands and consumers.
inContact Technology NICE inContact is a SaaS-based call center software that helps businesses to maximizes the quality of leads and minimizes the cost of client interaction.
Incubators Operations A company that helps new and startup companies to develop by providing services such as management training or office space.
In-Database Analytics Technology Consists of an enterprise data warehouse built on a an analytic database platform.
Independent Contractors Human Resources A natural person, business, or corporation that provides goods or services to another entity under terms specified in a contract or within a verbal agreement.
Independent Games Technology A video game that is created without the financial support of a publisher.
Index Funds Finance A type of mutual fund with a portfolio constructed to match or track the components of a market index, such as the S&P 500
Index Servers Technology Indexing Service was a Windows service that maintained an index of most of the files on a computer to improve searching performance on PCs and corporate computer networks.
Indicators of Compromise (IOC) Technology Indicators of Compromise (IOC) are pieces of forensic data, such as data found in system log entries or files, that identify potentially malicious activity on a system or network.
Indirect Sales Sales Sales conducted through third party channels
Individual Retirement Account (IRA) Finance An investing tool used by individuals to earn and earmark funds for retirement savings.
Indoor Cell Site Technology An Indoor Cell Site is an in-building wireless system used to provide internet to large residential or commercial buildings.
Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS) Healthcare Inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICP-MS) is a type of mass spectrometry which is capable of detecting metals and several non-metals at concentrations as low as one part per quadrillion (ppq) on non-interfered low-background isotopes. This is achieved by ionizing the sample with inductively coupled plasma and then using a mass spectrometer to separate and quantify those ions.
Industrial Automation Technology Industrial automation is the use of control systems, such as computers or robots, and information technologies for handling different processes and machineries in an industry to replace a human being.
Industrial Computer Technology An industrial PC is an x86 PC-based computing platform for industrial applications.
Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Operations General term that encompasses several types of control systems and associated instrumentation used in industrial production technology.
Industrial Cooling Operations Air Conditioning for industrial facilities
Industrial High-Performance Computing Technology Often refers to the application of HPC to engineering problems and includes computational fluid dynamics, simulation, modeling, and seismic tomography.
Industrial Hygiene Operations Strategies for evaluating and documenting employee potential exposures to biological, chemical and physical hazards
Industrial Internet of Things Technology The use of Internet of Things technologies in manufacturing.
Industrial Painting (Coating) Industries An industrial coating is a paint or coating defined by its protective, rather than its aesthetic properties, although it can provide both. The most common use of industrial coatings is for corrosion control of steel or concrete.
Industrial Robots Operations An industrial robot is a robot system used for manufacturing. Industrial robots are automated, programmable and capable of movement on two or more axes.Typical applications of robots include welding, painting, assembly, pick and place for printed circuit boards, packaging and labeling, palletizing, product inspection, and testing; all accomplished with high endurance, speed, and precision. They can help in material handling and provide interfaces,
Industrial Software Technology Industrial software is a collection of programs, processes and information for construction contractors in sectors such as mining, chemical, power, oil, gas and manufacturing.
Industrial Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) Industries A device that provides battery backup when the electrical power fails or drops to an unacceptable voltage level.
Industry Analysis Finance
Industry Benchmarking Finance
Infineon Technologies Companies
Infiniband (IB) Technology A computer networking communications standard used in high-performance computing that features very high throughput and very low latency.
Inflation Finance General increase in prices and the decrease in the buying power of money
Influencer Marketing Marketing Influencer marketing is a form of marketing in which focus is placed on influential people rather than the target market as a whole. It identifies the individuals that have influence over potential buyers, and orients marketing activities around these influencers.
Influitive Companies Influitive helps business-to-business companies capture customer enthusiasm and use it to turbocharge marketing and sales efforts for more rapid and profitable revenue growth. Through Influitive’s AdvocateHub platform, B2B marketers can generate more of the referral leads, customer references, social buzz, success stories and product reviews that are crucial to reaching buyers who rely increasingly on recommendations from knowledgeable peers.
Infoblox Companies Infoblox, formally, is a privately held IT automation and security company based in California’s Silicon Valley. Infoblox Actionable Network Intelligence controls and secures your network from the core – One unified platform including DNS, DHCP, and IPAM (DDI).
Infogroup Companies
Infor Companies Infor is a multi-national privately held United States-based enterprise software company. Headquartered in New York City, Infor focuses on business applications for organizations and delivered via cloud computing as a service.
Informatica Companies Informatica is a software development company founded in 1993.
Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Technology Information and communication technology (ICT) is another/extensional term for information technology (IT) which stresses the role of unified communications[1] and the integration of telecommunications (telephone lines and wireless signals), computers as well as necessary enterprise software, middleware, storage, and audio-visual systems, which enable users to access, store, transmit, and manipulate information.
Information Architecture (IA) Technology Information architecture (IA) is the structural design of shared information environments; the art and science of organizing and labelling websites, intranets, online communities and software to support usability and findability; and an emerging community of practice focused on bringing principles of design and architecture to the digital landscape.
Information Assurance Technology The practice of assuring information and managing risks related to the use, processing, storage, and transmission of information or data and the systems and processes used for those purposes.
Information Builders Companies Information Builders is a leader in Business Intelligence, Data Integration and Data Quality solutions.
Information Governance Technology
Information Lifecycle Management Technology A comprehensive approach to managing the flow of an information system’s data and associated metadata from creation and initial storage to the time when it becomes obsolete and is deleted.
Information Management Technology
Information Resources, Incorporated (IRI) Companies IRI is an American market research company which provides clients with consumer, shopper, and retail market intelligence and analysis focused on the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry.
Information Security Technology Information security is the state of being protected against the unauthorized use of information, especially electronic data, or the measures taken to achieve this.
Information Technology Technology The study of use of systems for storing, retrieving, and sending information.
Infosys Companies
Infrastructure Technology The basic physical and organizational structures and facilities needed for the operation of a society or enterprise.
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) Technology A service model that delivers computer infrastructure on an outsourced basis to support enterprise operations.
Infrastructure Design Industries Infrastructure design is the design of basic physical and organizational structures and facilities (e.g., buildings, roads, and power supplies) needed for the operation of a society or enterprise.
Infrastructure Management Technology The management of essential operation components, such as policies, processes, equipment, data, human resources, and external contacts for overall effectiveness.
Infrastructure Monitoring Technology Composed of physical and virtual resources that support the flow, storage, processing and analysis of data.
Infrastructure Performance Layer Technology Enables a software system to interact with external systems by receiving, storing and providing data when requested.
Infrastructure Provisioning Technology The enterprise-wide configuration, deployment and management of multiple types of IT system resources.
Infraworks Technology InfraWorks is a planning and design platform that enables engineers to quickly and easily convey preliminary design intent in a real-world, contextual environment, increasing stakeholder buy-in and team decision-making made by Autodesk.
Infringement Legal Infringement is the action of breaking the terms of a law, agreement, etc.
INFY Companies
ING Group (ING) Companies A Dutch multinational banking and financial services corporation headquartered in Amsterdam
Ingenico Companies Ingenico is a France-based company, whose business is to provide the technology involved in secure electronic transactions.
Ingram Micro Companies Ingram Micro is a wholesaler of IT products and services.
In-Image Advertising Marketing Through a platform, your ads get placed over images across the internet.
Initial Public Offering (IPO) Finance The first time that the stock of a private company is offered to the public
Injunction Legal An injunction is a judicial order that restrains a person from beginning or continuing an action threatening or invading the legal right of another, or that compels a person to carry out a certain act, e.g., to make restitution to an injured party.
Ink Cartridge Operations A replaceable unit that holds ink and the print nozzles for inkjet printers.
Inline Deduplication Operations Inline deduplication is the removal of redundancies from data before or as it is being written to a backup device.
In-Memory Data Grid (IMDG) Technology An in memory data grid is a data structure that resides entirely in RAM, and is distributed among multiple servers.
In-Memory Technology Technology Processing of data stored in an in-memory database.
InnoDB Technology InnoDB is a storage engine for the database management system MySQL. MySQL 5.5 and later use it by default. It provides the standard ACID-compliant transaction features, along with foreign key support.
Innovation Technology A combination of the management of innovation processes, and change management.
Inovalon Healthcare
In-Plan Income Finance Atype of income insurance provided to help plan for retirement.
In-Plane Switching (IPS) Technology A screen technology for liquid crystal displays (LCDs).
Input/Output Operations Per Second (IOPS) Technology Input/output operations per second (IOPS, pronounced eye-ops) is an input/output performance measurement used to characterize computer storage devices like hard disk drives (HDD), solid state drives (SSD), and storage area networks (SAN).
Insect Resistance Industries Insect resistance is a trait that increases a crop’s resistance to bugs and allows for a higher yield. These genetically engineered crops can now produce their own Bacillus thuringiensis, which contains toxin-producing proteins that are non-harmful to humans.
Inside Sales Sales Inside sales is the dominant sales model for reps in B2B, tech, SaaS, and a variety of B2C industries selling high-ticket items. Put simply, inside sales is sales that is handled remotely.
Inside Sales/Telesales Sales
Insider Threats Technology An insider threat is a malicious threat to an organization that comes from people within the organization, such as employees, former employees, contractors or business associates, who have inside information concerning the organization’s security practices, data and computer systems. Companies is a company that offers the sales industry’s first comprehensive sales acceleration platform that creates high-performance sales teams with breakthrough technology.
InsideView Companies A SaaS company that gleans insights and relationships from business information, contact data, online news, and social media and customer CRM data
InsightBase Technology
InsightSquared Companies InsightSquared is a suite that offers an array of business reporting and analytics features to measure all aspects of your business including marketing, sales, customer service, financials, and staffing.
Insolvency Finance State of being unable to pay debt
Inspirata Companies Inspirata, Inc. provides Solution-as-a-Service digital pathology software that automates the entire pathology workflow for patients, pathologists, leadership clients, and IT managers. It offers PathologyNEXT, a technology that improves cancer detection, diagnosis, and treatment; and Digital Pathology Cockpit, a multi-screen configuration with digital pathology software that supports viewing and manipulation of images.
Instagram Technology Image and video sharing social networking service developed by Facebook
Instagram Analytics Technology Insta