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”.

To quickly search the Topic Dictionary, click Control+F  to activate the search box or browse alphabetically by topic to find the keywords appropriate for your campaign.

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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
2-in-1 PCs Technology Hybrid computer having features of both a tablet and a laptop
2X Marketing Marketing
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.
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.
3D Design Engineering Technology 3D Design Engineering is the discipline of creating designs for 3D products, usually usinga design software.
3D Modeling Technology 3D modeling (or three-dimensional modeling) is the process of developing a mathematical representation of any surface of an object (either inanimate or living) in three dimensions via specialized software.
3D Printing Technology The action or process of making a physical object from a three-dimensional digital model, typically by laying down many thin layers of a material in succession.
3dcart Companies 3dcart is a privately held technology company that develops e-commerce software for businesses.
3DS Max Technology 3DS Max is a 3D modeling, animation, and rendering software for games and design visualization made by Autodesk.
3G Technology 3G, short for third generation, is the third generation of wireless mobile telecommunications technology. It is the upgrade for 2G and 2.5G GPRS networks, for faster internet speed.
3M Companies 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.
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.
401k Finance A type of retirement savings account offered by an employer that allows regular deposits and offers various tax options
403(b) Legal A type of retirement savings account offered by certain employers (mainly public education and non-profit organizations)
4210 solution Finance
4D Printing Technology Printing of three dimensional objects capable of altering shape after printing
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.
4K (Display) Technology One of the two resolutions of ultra high definition television targeted towards consumer television.
4k Media Transfer Technology Transfer of film elements that were scanned at a 4k resolution.
4K2K Technology Ultra high definition.
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
5G Technology 5th generation mobile networks or 5th generation wireless systems, abbreviated 5G, are the proposed next telecommunications standards beyond the current 4G/IMT-Advanced standards.
5K (Display) Technology A computer monitor with 2,800 lines of resolution.
6Sense Companies A B2B predictive intelligence engine for marketing and sales
8×8 Companies American communications technology company that provides VoIP telephony services.
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 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 Companies An American worldwide health care company
Ability Network Healthcare ABILITY, an Inovalon company, is a leading information technology company helping healthcare providers and payers simplify administrative and clinical complexity. Through specialized, easy-to-use applications and data analytics that work together, customers of all types and sizes across the continuum of care rely on ABILITY to help optimize reimbursement, care quality and staffing.
ABM Strategy Marketing
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 Absorb is a cloud-based learning management system (LMS) engineered to inspire learning and fuel business productivity.
Accelerated Mobile Pages 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.
Access Media Gateways Technology An access media gateway (AMG) serves as the bridge between a circuit-based voice switch and a packet-based IP or ATM access network. An AMG takes care of the PSTN-to-packet-network transition at the local-loop level and is connected to the local exchange or an access node. It has Class 5 switch interfaces and supports VoIP and/or VoATM.
Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act 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 Marketing A strategic approach to business marketing based on account awareness in which an organization considers and communicates with individual prospect or customer accounts as markets of one.
Account Based Marketing Platform Marketing Software as a Service platform that allows organizations to execute ABM strategy through Account Management, Data Management, Advertising, and Personalization
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 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 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 Data (ledgers, journals, spreadsheets) that supports a financial statement. Can be in hard copy or machine readable.
Accounting Journals Entries Finance Record of accounting transactions
Accounting Process Finance Procedure by which transactions are identified, reconciled, and recorded
Accounting Regulations Finance Common set of principles, standards, and procedures that form the basis of accounting policies and practices. Country spefic, example GAAP in the US.
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 Acer Inc. is a Taiwanese multinational hardware and electronics corporation, specializing in advanced electronics technology, headquartered in Xizhi, New Taipei City, Taiwan.
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 Companies A payment systems company headquartered in Naples, Florida
Acid-Test Ratio Finance A liquidity ratio that measures the ability of a company to pay its current liabilities when they come due with only quick assets.
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 A True Influence solution that delivers teleprospecting through Demand Generation. Telecategorizes in one of four qualification tiers, ranging from Prospecting that have agreed to accept an asset to Sales Qualified contacts who have shared a timeframe for their project and some information about pain points driving their decision.
Activist Investors Finance Shareholders at publicly traded companies who attempt to affect change in an organization either by directly appealing to, or putting heavy pressure on, the company’s board of directors, bypassing the normal advisory process.
Activity Monitoring Finance
Activity-Based Costing 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 Tech Technology Ad tech is a set of technologies used for managing advertisements across channels, including search, display, video, mobile and social, with functions for targeting, design, bid management, analytics, optimization and automation of digital advertising.
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
Adaptive Multirate Technology GSM codec that lowers the codec rate in response to interference, affording a greater level of error correction and potentially enabling operators to reduce capital expenditures by reducing the number of cell sites needed to support the user base.
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 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 AddThis.com 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 The group of individuals who are in charge of creating and enforcing rules and regulations, or those in leadership positions who complete important tasks
Adobe Companies Adobe Inc., known until October 3, 2018 as Adobe Systems Incorporated, is an American multinational computer software company headquartered in San Jose, California, and incorporated in Delaware.
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 Advertising Cloud Technology
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 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 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 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 Automatic Data Processing, Inc., commonly known as ADP, is an American provider of human resources management software and services. Until 2014, ADP was one of four American companies in the S&P 500 to have a AAA credit rating from both Standard & Poor’s and Moody’s
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 Autodesk, Inc. is an American multinational software corporation that makes software services for the architecture, engineering, construction, manufacturing, media, education, and entertainment industries, headquartered in San Rafael, CA.
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 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 An SAP S/4HANA technology  that allows you to plan, execute, monitor, and even analyze financial closing tasks for the entities of your group.
Advanced Materials Finance Advanced Materials is a weekly peer-reviewed scientific journal covering materials science. It includes communications, reviews, and feature articles on topics in chemistry, physics, nanotechnology, ceramics, metallurgy, and biomaterials.
Advanced Micro Devices 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 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 Planning And Scheduling Technology Advanced planning and scheduling (APS) is a sub-component of supply chain planning, contextually describing manufacturing planning and scheduling.
Advanced Research Projects Agency 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 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 Founded in 1999, A medical office solution to unify the business and clinical side, as well as your patients, completely in the cloud built for the independent practice.
Advantech Healthcare Advantech manufactures and sells embedded computing boards, industrial automation products and applied computers. Advantech is headquartered in Taipei, Taipei (municipality).
Advantest Companies Advantest is a manufacturer and marketer of automatic test equipment and measuring instruments for the semiconductor industry.
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 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
Aesthetic Advertising Marketing
Aetna 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 Healthcare The landmark health reform legislation passed by the 111th Congress and signed into law by President Barack Obama in March 2010.
Aflac 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 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.
Ageism Human Resources Ageism, or age discrimination, is the practice of unfairly treating a person based on age. In the workplace, this might take the form of someone being overlooked for a job or promotion, the denial of benefits to older employees, or early termination of employment. Ageist attitudes can be detrimental to a victim’s health and lead to the marginalization of people within their communities. Anti-discrimination laws are designed to protect people from unfair treatment such as ageism.
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 Agfa HealthCare is a division of the Agfa-Gevaert Group which is headquartered in Mortsel, Belgium and traded on Euronext Brussels (AGFB).
Agile Technology Agile software development refers to  software development methodologies centered round the idea of iterative development, where requirements and solutions evolve through collaboration between self-organizing cross-functional teams. The ultimate value in Agile development is that it enables teams to deliver value faster, with greater quality and predictablity, and greater aptitude to respond to change. Scrum and Kanban are two of the most widely used Agile methodologies.
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 Network Technology
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 Testing Operations
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 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
Agricultural Consulting Industries
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
AI-powered thermal cameras Industries
AI-powered thermal cameras Technology
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.
Airtable Companies
Airtable Technology
Ajax 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.
Algolia Companies Algolia, based in Saint-Ouen, France, helps businesses across industries create relevant, scalable, and fast search and discovery experiences through a SaaS model.
Algolia Technology Algolia, based in Saint-Ouen, France, helps businesses across industries create relevant, scalable, and fast search and discovery experiences through a SaaS model.
Algorithmic Trading Finance Algorithmic trading is a method of executing orders using automated pre-programmed trading instructions accounting for variables such as time, price, and volume. This type of trading was developed to make use of the speed and data processing advantages that computers have over human traders.
Alibaba Cloud Companies
AlienVault USM Technology
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 Companies The second largest personal lines insurer in the United States and the largest that is publicly held
Ally Financial 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 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 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 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.
Always On Security Industries Always On security is built on a foundation of Zero Trust and is executed via a software-defined perimeter. It is capable of stopping the majority of attacks – even sponsored, sophisticated attacks – in their tracks.
Amadeus Cloud Companies
Amazon Companies Amazon.com, Inc., is an American multinational technology company based in Seattle that focuses on e-commerce, cloud computing, digital streaming, and artificial intelligence.
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 Amazon.com as part of the Amazon Web Services portfolio.
Amazon Elastic Block Storage (Amazon 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 (Amazon EC2) Technology Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) forms a central part of Amazon.com’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 (Amazon 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 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.com.
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 (Amazon 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 (Amazon 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 Companies A comprehensive evolving cloud platform provided by Amazon.com.
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 Companies Amdoocs is a leading provider of customer relationship management and billing software to communications service providers.
American Academy of Family Physicians Healthcare The national association of family doctors.
American Academy of Physician Assistants Healthcare The national professional society for PAs in the United States.
American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists Healthcare A professional organization devoted to the field of clinical endocrinology.
American College of Physicians Healthcare A national organization of internal medicine physicians
American Diabetes Association Healthcare A United States-based association working to fight the consequences of diabetes and to help those affected by diabetes
American Express Companies An American multinational financial services corporation
American Farm Bureau Federation 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 Companies An American multinational insurance corporation with more than 88 million customers in 130 countries
American Medical Association Healthcare The largest association of physicians and medical students in the United States
American National Standards Institute Technology The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) coordinates the development and use of voluntary consensus standards in the U.S. and represents the needs and views of U.S. stakeholders in standardization global forums. ANSI is actively engaged in accrediting programs that assess conformance to standards.
American Telemedicine Association Healthcare A leading telehealth association helping to transform healthcare by improving the quality, equity and affordability of healthcare throughout the world
Americans With Disabilities Act Human Resources The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) is a U.S. statute that prohibits discrimination based on mental or physical disability. The ADA establishes disability as a protected class, which provides people with disabilities with similar protections against discrimination as the Civil Rights Act of 1964. In addition, the ADA created accessibility requirements for public accommodations and mandates that employers provide reasonable accommodations for employees with disabilities. Numerous other countries have also enacted laws that extend protections to people with disabilities.
Ameriprise Financial 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.
Amobee Companies an advertising platform that provides social media marketing and campaign management service
Amobee Technology an advertising platform that provides social media marketing and campaign management service
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 Temperature Sensors Technology
Analog-to-Digital Converter 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 An Analyst rating is a stock rating that measures the expected performance of a stock in a given time period. Analysts and brokerage firms often use ratings when issuing stock recommendations to stock traders. Analysts arrive at stock ratings after researching public financial statements of various companies, talking to executives and customers, or listening in on the conference calls of those companies.
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 and Business Intelligence Technology Analytics and business intelligence (ABI) is 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.
Analytics as a service 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 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 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 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 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.
Anthos Technology
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-Corruption Legal Legislation designed to limit the influence of money in politics
Anti-Cyclic Citrullinated Peptide Test Healthcare An Anti-CCP (Anti-Cyclic Citrullinated Peptide) Test is used to detect seropositive rheumatoid arthritis
Antimicrobial Healthcare An antimicrobial is an agent that kills microorganisms or stops their growth.
Antimicrobial Resistance 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 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).
Anti-phishing Behavior Management Technology
Antitrust Legal Relating to legislation or controlling trusts or other monopolies, with the intention of promoting competition in business.
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 Approved publication arrangement (APA) is a person authorised under the provisions established in the MIFID II Directive to provide the service of publishing trade reports on behalf of investment firms
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.
API Proxies Technology
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 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.
Appian Companies a low code application platform provider
Appian Technology a low code application platform provider
Applause Companies Applause is a venture-funded company that tests software and conducts usability feedback research. The company’s headquarters is located in Framingham, Massachusetts.
Apple Companies Apple Inc. is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Cupertino, California, that designs, develops, and sells consumer electronics, computer software, and online services. It is considered one of the Big Tech technology companies, alongside Amazon, Google, Microsoft and Facebook.
Apple File System 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 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 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 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 access settings determine whether one application can access resources from another application
Application Alignment Industries
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 Data Management Technology Application data management (ADM) is a technology-enabled business discipline in which business and IT work together to ensure the uniformity, accuracy, stewardship, governance, semantic consistency and accountability for data in a business application or suite, such as ERP, custom-made or core banking. Application data is the consistent and uniform set of identifiers and extended attributes maintained and/or used within an application or suite. Examples of such entities include customers, suppliers, products, assets, site, and prices.
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 services provide application functionality, usually for web-based software applications, from the data centers or cloud environments where the required data processing and computing is executed to the end user
Application Delivery Solution Technology Application delivery solutions enable organizations to simplify management of applications at remote sites by hosting critical applications within their main data centre and optimizing their wide area network (WAN) to reduce the latency of applications to their remote sites
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 Housing Technology
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 Management Outsourcing Technology The ongoing maintenance, management, conversion, enhancement and support of an application portfolio by an external company. AMO, a subset of application outsourcing (see separate entry), includes changes that generally take less than some predefined time to implement (e.g., 10 days or 30 days). Examples of maintenance include regulatory changes, software upgrades, new release installations and “fix it if it breaks” troubleshooting. AMO may involve the transfer of people and application software to the vendor.
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 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 (ARA) tools focus on the modeling and deployment of custom application software releases and their associated configurations, often for Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE) and .NET applications. These tools offer versioning to enable best practices in moving related artifacts, applications, configurations and data together across the application life cycle. ARA tools support continuous release deployment. They often include workflow engines to assist in automating and tracking human activities.
Application Security Technology Application security is the use of software, hardware, and procedural methods to protect applications from external threats.
Application Security Testing 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 An application service provider (ASP) is defined as an enterprise that delivers application functionality and associated services across a network to multiple customers using a rental or usage-based transaction-pricing model.
Application Services Technology A business providing computer-based services to customers over a network; such as access to a particular software application using a standard protocol.
Application Software Technology Can be divided into two general classes: systems software and applications software.
Application Testing Services Technology
Application Workspace Technology An Application Workspace is the end-user view of the client. The Application Workspace displays only the user interface elements needed for end-users. The Application Workspace is used by developers to see customizations in the context of the end-user.
Applications Architecture Technology Applications architecture or application architecture is one of several architecture domains that form the pillars of an enterprise architecture (EA).
Applications Portfolio Analysis Technology Applications portfolio analysis (APA) is a tool to divide current and proposed applications into three categories — utility, enhancement and frontier — based on the degree to which they contribute to the enterprise’s performance.
Application-Specific Integrated Circuits Technology An application-specific integrated circuit is an integrated circuit chip customized for a particular use, rather than intended for general-purpose use. For example, a chip designed to run in a digital voice recorder or a high-efficiency bitcoin miner is an ASIC. Typically improves speed and performance because it is designed for a specific use.
Application-Specific Standard Products Technology An application-specific standard product or ASSP is an integrated circuit that implements a specific function that appeals to a wide market. As opposed to ASICs that combine a collection of functions and are designed by or for one customer, ASSPs are available as off-the-shelf components.
Applied Intelligence Technology
Applied Materials Companies Applied Materials, Inc. is an American corporation that supplies equipment, services and software for the manufacture of semiconductor chips for electronics, flat panel displays for computers, smartphones and televisions, and solar products.
Applied Predictive Technologies 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 B2B appointment setting is a sales development activity that involves trained sales reps calling, following up with, and nurturing qualified sales leads. The goal of B2B appointment setting is for sales reps to set appointments for another rep who will deliver a more detailed sales pitch and, ideally, close a deal.
AppointmentBase Marketing An Appointment Setting Solution from True Influence. AppointmentBase combines advanced market intelligence, B2B contact database, and our team’s decades of experience as a leader in B2B demand generation to create a powerfulsolution for identifying, prospecting, and booking appointments with sales-ready prospects.
Approved Publication Arrangement Finance Approved publication arrangement (APA) is a person authorised under the provisions established in the MIFID II Directive to provide the service of publishing trade reports on behalf of investment firms
Approved Reporting Mechanism Finance Approved Reporting Mechanism (ARM) means a person authorised under the provisions established in the MiFID II Directive to provide the service of reporting details of transactions to domestic competent authorities or ESMA on behalf of investment firms
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.
Architected, Model-driven Development Technology AMD is the most sophisticated end of the SOA modeling spectrum. It focuses on quality, performance and reuse. It comes in two “flavors”: AMD composition and AMD development.
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 Companies A computer networking company headquartered in Santa Clara, California, USA
ARRIS International Companies Arris International Limited is an American telecommunications equipment manufacturing company incorporated in England and Wales that provides cable operators with data, video and telephony systems for homes and businesses.
Arrow Electronics 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 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 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 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 intelligence Testing Technology
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.
Asana Companies
Asana Technology
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 Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Inc., also known as ASE Group, is a provider of independent semiconductor assembling and test manufacturing services, with its headquarters in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
AsiaPay Companies
ASM Pacific Technology Companies ASM Pacific Technology Limited is a Hong Kong-based investment holding company principally engaged in the manufacture of machines and tools used in semiconductor and electronic assembly industries. The Company operates through three segments. Back-end Equipment segment is engaged in the development, production and sales of back-end equipment.
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 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 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 Inc. is a Taiwanese multinational computer and phone hardware and electronics company headquartered in Beitou District, Taipei, Taiwan.
AsusTek Computer 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 Companies
AT&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 The Association for Talent Development (ATD, formerly ASTD) is the world’s largest association dedicated to those who develop talent in organizations.
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 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.
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.
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 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.
Audio Messaging Interchange Specification Technology An enhanced key system feature for voice/call processing that enables enterprise locations to transfer and forward voice messages between systems. It is a voice processing standard that specifies the procedures to network voice processing systems, regardless of who manufactures the system.
Audio Production Technology
Audio Products Technology
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 The convergence of business intelligence and emerging computer science fields such as artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML). This has brought insight to the business world, enabling data-driven decisions
Augmented Reality 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 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 Autodesk University (AU) offers a year-round learning and networking experience that helps industry professionals advance their careers.
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 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 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 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 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 Content Recognition Technology Automatic content recognition (ACR) refers to the ability of a client application (typically a smartphone or media tablet app) to identify a content element within its proximity _ audio, video or digital image _ based on sampling a portion of the audio or video (or image), processing the sample and comparing it with a source service that identifies content by its unique characteristics such as audio or video fingerprints or watermarks.
Automatic Data Processing Companies An American provider of human resources management software and services
Automatic Exchange of Information 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 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 The autonomous supply chain, applies to moving goods without human intervention (to some degree at least) or aiding in achieving inventory accuracy.
Autonomous Things Technology
Autonomous Vehicles Finance Self-Driving Vehicles that require little to no intervention from humans to operate
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.
Auxiliary Computer Storage Technology
Availity LLC Healthcare Availity, LLC operates as a healthcare information technology company. The Company offers healthcare software solutions which integrates and manages the clinical, administrative, and financial data, as well as online provides healthcare claims information and other daily plan transactions.
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 Finance Used to determine when price is trending strongly.
Average Handle Time 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 Finance Average order value is calculated by simply dividing total revenue by the number of orders.
Average Revenue Per User 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 Companies Avnet, Inc. is one of the world’s largest distributors of electronic components and embedded solutions and is headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona.
AWS Control Tower Technology
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.
AWS Security Hub Technology
AXA Companies A French multinational insurance firm that engages in global insurance, investment management, and other financial services
Axcelerate Technology A complete solution with award-winning analytics and continuous machine learning built right in, OpenText™ Axcelerate™ helps legal teams swiftly identify the facts that matter for litigation, compliance and governance.
Axiata Companies Malaysian telecommunications conglomerate.
Axway Companies Axway Software is a publicly held information technology company that provides software tools for enterprise software, Enterprise Application Integration, business activity monitoring, business analytics, mobile application development and web API management.
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.

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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 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 Companies A British multinational defense, security, and aerospace company
Baidu Technology
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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Bazaarvoice is a technology company that provides software that allows brands and retailers to collect and display several types of authentic user-generated content on their e-commerce websites. The types of UGC include product ratings and reviews, shopper questions and answers, and curated social content.
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 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.
Bereavement Leave Human Resources Bereavement leave is a type of leave that employees can take when someone they know — generally a close relative — has died. An employee can use bereavement leave for a variety of purposes, including making funeral arrangements, attending a funeral, taking care of post-death tasks and grieving.
Berkeley DB 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 BetterUp, based in San Francisco, CA, is a mobile-first platform that connects workers with certified coaches who work with individuals on a one-to-one basis either via phone, text, or video chat. The BetterUp platform, which operates on a subscription-based SaaS model, also provides employers with analytics to track progress across areas such as leadership efficacy, productivity, and happiness.
Betty Blocks Companies a low code application platform provider
Betty Blocks Technology a low code application platform provider
bGenius Companies bGenius is an online marketing platform that offers campaign management, dynamically generated ads, and feed management.
Bharti Airtel Companies Indian based global telecommunications services company.
Biased Algorithms Technology Systematic and repeatable errors that create unfair outcomes, such as privileging one arbitrary group of users over others. For example, a credit score algorithm may deny a loan without being unfair, if it is consistently weighing relevant financial criteria.
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 Utilization Industries
Big Data-as-a-Service 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.
BigTinCan Companies
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 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.
Binary Table Technology A binary table (byte) is a group of eight bits handled as a logical unit. In text files, a byte is equivalent to a single character such as a letter, number or punctuation mark.
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 Technology The process of using physical characteristics, such as voice tone or hand shape, to identify people automatically.
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 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 BitSight is a cybersecurity ratings company that analyzes companies, government agencies, and educational institutions. It is based in Back Bay, Boston. Security ratings that are delivered by BitSight are used by banks and insurance companies among other organizations.
Bizible Companies Bizible offers an integrated marketing analytics platform for marketers to optimize their campaigns.
Blackbaud 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
Blackboard Companies
Blackboard Technology
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 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 Testing Technology
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.
Blogging Platforms Technology Blogging platforms are broadcast-style communications systems that enable authors to publish articles, opinions or product reviews (known as posts), which can be delivered through stand-alone websites, email, feed syndications systems and social networks. Blogging platforms also enable direct reader participation with the host blogger or with other blog participants by enabling user comments.
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 L.P. is a privately held financial, software, data, and media company headquartered in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. It was founded by Michael Bloomberg in 1981, with the help of Thomas Secunda, Duncan MacMillan, Charles Zegar, and a 12% ownership investment by Merrill Lynch.
Bloomberg Anywhere Finance Remote Access. Desktops and laptops. When you’re away from the office, Bloomberg Anywhere allows subscribers to access their Bloomberg Terminal account from any PC or Mac.
Bloomberg data Finance
Bloomberg Enterprise Console Finance A Bloomberg Solution- a centralized interface that gives in-house technology and operations teams visibility into every connected system — including Bloomberg, proprietary and third-party offerings.  Users can configure new processes, modify and enrich them with data, and track the health of highly integrated workflows, as well as create alerts for these processes.
Bloomberg Event Driven Feeds Finance Bloomberg Event-Driven Feeds are highly structured and specifically designed to deliver real-time, machine-readable data—including breaking headlines, exclusive global coverage, structured financial data, news analytics and global economic indicators—for black box applications.
Bloomberg LQA Finance Liquidity Assessment (LQA) leverages Bloomberg’s robust financial data sets to provide data-driven quantitative evaluation of market liquidity across multiple asset classes. LQA facilitates regulatory compliance and enhances risk management and investment processes
Bloomberg MARS Finance Bloomberg’s Multi-Asset Risk System (MARS) is a comprehensive suite of risk management tools that delivers consistent, consolidated results across your entire firm. Powered by Bloomberg’s world-class pricing library, market data and mortgage cash flow engine, MARS enables front office, risk and collateral professionals to analyze their trading and investment portfolios, manage and mitigate their exposure and ready themselves for any turn of events.
Bloomberg New Energy Finance Finance BloombergNEF (BNEF) leverages the world’s most sophisticated data sets to create clear perspectives and in-depth forecasts that frame the financial, economic and policy implications of industry-transforming trends and technologies.
Bloomberg Terminal Finance The Bloomberg Terminal is a computer software system provided by the financial data vendor Bloomberg L.P. that enables professionals in the financial service sector and other industries to access Bloomberg Professional Services through which users can monitor and analyze real-time financial market data and place trades on the electronic trading platform
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 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.
Bluejeans Companies
Bluejeans Technology
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 Bluewolf, an IBM Company, is the global consulting agency committed to helping lead the future of business with Salesforce. They use Augmented Intelligence (AI) as a competitive advantage to enable companies of any size and industry to deliver deeper and more personalized customer and employee moments–now.
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 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 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 Companies A British multinational oil and gas company headquartered in London, England
BQuant Finance Bquant- A Bloomberg platform, is an interactive Python research environment that enables users to build, test and share research
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 Extension Technology Brand extension is the expansion an existing “house” (or “master”) brand to cover a new category of solution. The brand becomes an umbrella brand for all the company’s offerings. The alternative is to create sub-brands for each individual proposition.
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 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 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 Brightree offers customizable software solutions and services for post-acute care. They develop innovative, end-to-end technology solutions and services for people facing challenges in the post-acute care industry.
Bring Your Own Device 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.
Brinkmanship Human Resources Brinkmanship is a strategy used in negotiation or competition to gain leverage by pushing a situation to the point where one’s opponent will finally back down and make concessions.
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 Industries Building Information Modeling (BIM) is a digital representation of physical and functional characteristics of a facility.
Building Management System 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 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 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 Management Administration
Business Continuity Planning Technology Business continuity planning (BCP) is a broad disaster recovery approach whereby enterprises plan for recovery of the entire business process. This includes a plan for workspaces, telephones, workstations, servers, applications, network connections and any other resources required in the business process.
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 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 Impact Analysis Technology A business impact analysis (BIA) is the process of determining the criticality of business activities and associated resource requirements to ensure operational resilience and continuity of operations during and after a business disruption. The BIA quantifies the impacts of disruptions on service delivery, risks to service delivery, and recovery time objectives (RTOs) and recovery point objectives (RPOs). These recovery requirements are then used to develop strategies, solutions and plans.
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 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 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 Finance Strategy for automating business processes
Business Process Management Finance Strategy for managing business processes
Business Process Management Optimization Administration Strategy for managing business processes
Business Process Outsourcing 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 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.
Buying Group Marketing A group of individuals (personas) with organizational, functional and individual needs. Each brings their own perspectives, biases and information requirements and influences the buying decision.
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 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.

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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 CA Technologies creates software systems that run in the mainframe, distributed computing systems, virtual machine and cloud computing environments.
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 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 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 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 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.
Campaign Management System Technology An application used by marketers to design multichannel marketing campaigns and track the effect of those campaigns, by customer segment, over time.
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 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.
Canon MReal Technology
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 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 Companies A French multinational information technology consulting corporation
Capgemini Finance A French multinational information technology consulting corporation
Capital Allocation Finance Capital allocation is the process of determining the most efficient investment strategy for an organization’s financial resources, with the goal of maximizing shareholder equity.
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 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 Finance Capital structure is the mix of debt and equity that a company uses to finance its operations and projects.
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.
Capture Technology Technology
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 Carbonite, based in Boston, MA, is an online backup service, available to Windows and macOS users, that backs up documents, e-mails, music, photos, and settings.
Card Not Present 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 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 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 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 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 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
Cashless Payment Technology
Cast Software 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 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.
CCPA Legal
CCPA Marketing
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 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.
Cellular Multi-processing Technology A heterogeneous server technology from Unisys that can run any combination of operating systems that are part of more comprehensive facilities management or network planning applications.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 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 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 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).
Central Processing Unit Technology The component of a computer system that controls the interpretation and execution of instructions. The CPU of a PC consists of a single microprocessor, while the CPU of a more powerful mainframe consists of multiple processing devices, and in some cases, hundreds of them. The term “processor” is often used to refer to a CPU.
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 Companies American telecommunications that provides communications and data services to residential, business, governmental, and wholesale customers.
Ceridian 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 Companies Cerner Corporation is an American supplier of health information technology solutions, services, devices and hardware.
Cerner 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 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 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
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 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.
Certification Practice Statement Technology A document defining all the operational practices that will be used to maintain the required level of public-key infrastructure (PKI) security. To prove that issued certificates are valid, an enterprise must demonstrate (usually through an audit) adherence to its CPS. The Internet Engineering Task Force’s (IETF’s) request for comment (RFC) 2527 contains draft guidelines for the format and content of a CPS.
Certified Information Systems Security Professional 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 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.
Channel Service Unit Technology A device found on digital links that transfers data faster than a modem (in a range from 56 kilobits per second to 1.5 megabits per second) but does not permit dial-up functions. It also performs certain line-conditioning and equalization functions, and responds to loop-back commands sent from a central office. A CSU is the link between digital lines from the central office and devices such as channel banks or data communications devices.
ChannelAdvisor Companies ChannelAdvisor Corp. is an e-commerce company based in Morrisville, North Carolina.
Chaos Group Technology V-Ray is a computer-generated imagery rendering software application developed by the Bulgarian company Chaos Group
Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Finance Type of bankruptcy where the debtor proposes a plan to reorganize and pay creditors over time
Chapter 7 Bankruptcy 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 Companies A bank and brokerage firm, based in San Francisco, California
Charter Companies
Chartered Financial Analyst 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 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 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 Finance United States based futures and options exchanges.
Chicago Board Options Exchange 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 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 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 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
Circuit Switching Technology Temporary direct connection of one or more channels between two or more points to provide the user with exclusive use of an open channel with which to exchange information. A discrete circuit path is set up between the incoming and outgoing lines, in contrast to message switching and packet-switching, in which no such physical path is established. Also called line switching.
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 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 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 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 Planning Industries
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.
Clarizen Companies
Clarizen Support
Clarizen Technology
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 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 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 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 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; it raises a fixed amount of capital through an initial public offering.
Closed-Loop Marketing 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.
Closed-loop Performance Management Technology Closed-loop performance management (PM) is the discipline of “taking action” on the results of performance monitoring, and blending these new modified results with updated plans and goals to drive business value and impact. This is achieved through a combination of management processes, a metrics framework and applications that support real-time access to operational and strategic data, coupled with collaboration and alerting technologies that enable other applications or users to define, agree on and monitor actions based on feedback.
Cloud Technology
Cloud Access Security Broker 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 Application Development Technology Cloud application development (AD) services are tool offerings delivered as a service and used to create custom software applications deployed on an application platform as a service (aPaaS), a cloud-enabled application platform (CEAP) or infrastructure as a service.
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 Contact Center Support
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 Foundry Companies
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 Native Technology
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 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.
CloudCraze Companies
Cloudera Companies A United States-based software company that provides Apache Hadoop-based software, support and services, and training to business customers
CloudForte Industries Cloud and Infrastructure from Unisys delivering a comprehensive set of cloud services that leaverage automation with embedded governance to enable clients to deliver mission objectives in a secure and cost efficient manner.
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.
CloudSense Technology
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.
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.
Cofense Technology
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 An information outsourcing company that provides intelligent systems, automation, cloud technologies, and cyber security tools. Also offers more traditional IT services- application maintenance, business intelligence, data warehousing, software and systems development and integration, and re-enginnering services for legacy systems.
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 Finance Pooled assets such as mortgages, bonds and loans are debt obligations that serve as collateral for the CDO.
Collateralized Loan Obligation 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 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 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 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 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 Parallel Processing Technology The use of parallel-processing systems for complex commercial applications.
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
Committed Information Rate Technology In a frame relay network, the minimum speed to be maintained between nodes.
Committee of Sponsoring Organizations Finance Organization that aims to combat corporate fraud
Committee On Foreign Investment In The United States 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 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 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 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 Language Infrastructure Technology A platform-independent development system from Microsoft that enables programs written in different programming languages to run on different types of hardware. CLI is part of Microsoft’s .NET platform and is expected to become an ECMA standard. The CLI includes the Common Type System (CTS) and Common Language Specification (CLS). No matter which programming language they are written in, CLI applications are compiled into Intermediate Language (IL), which is further compiled into the target machine language by the Common Language Runtime (CLR) software.
Common Reporting Standard 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 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 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 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 Companies Commvault is a publicly traded data protection and information management software company headquartered in Tinton Falls, NJ.
Commvault 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.
Compare Operational Readiness Evaluation Technology Gartner’s CORE risk assessment and reporting steps are used to define business operational risks, to report risks to management, investors, regulators and customers in a consistent form, and to determine when contingency and recovery strategies are required.
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
Competitive Intelligence Technology Competitive intelligence (CI) is the analysis of an enterprise’s marketplace to understand what is happening, what will happen and what it means to the enterprise. CI business goals may be offensive — positioning the company in the marketplace, plotting a course for future positioning, and allocating short- and long-term resources. Goals may also be defensive — knowing what is happening, what may happen and how to react.
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 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 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
Compliance Unit Technology A logical partition of applications and data to be upgraded together.
Component Object Library Technology The object library in Microsoft’s Component Object Model (COM).
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 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 Based Training Technology
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 Manufacturing Technology
Computer Output To Laserdisc Technology Microfiche replacement system. COLD systems offer economies as a replacement medium when rapid or frequent access to archived documents is necessary. Typically, a 12-inch optical-disc platter holds approximately 1.4 million 8.5-by-11-inch pages of information, equal to 7,000 fiche masters.
Computer Part Design Technology
Computer Science Technology Computer science is the study of the principles and use of computers.
Computer Sciences Corporation Companies Multinational corporation providing information technology (IT) services and professional services.
Computer Telephony Integration 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 Technology Software is used by architects, engineers, drafters, artists, and others to create precision drawings or technical illustrations.
Computer-Aided Engineering Technology
Computer-Aided Manufacturing Technology Computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) is defined as the manufacturing of goods controlled and automated via computer and robot. Frequently used in conjunction with computer-aided design (CAD).
Computer-Aided Software Engineering Technology Computer-aided software engineering (CASE) is an umbrella term for a collection of application development tools designed to increase programmer productivity. They include technologies such as application generators and PC-based workstations that provide graphics-oriented automation of the front end of the development process.
Computer-Assisted Coding Healthcare Software that analyzes healthcare documents and produces appropriate medical codes for specific phrases and terms within the document.
Computer-based Patient Record Technology Critical path method is a project planning and management methodology that focuses on activities that control the total duration of a project.
Computer-Based Training Human Resources Any course of instruction whose primary means of delivery is a computer.
Computerized Maintenance Management System 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 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 Healthcare The process of a medical professional entering medication orders or other physician instructions electronically instead of on paper charts.
Computershare Companies
Computer-Telephony Integration Technology The intelligent linking of computers with switches, enabling coordinated voice and data transfers to the desktop.
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.
Concierge Medicine Healthcare
Concur Technologies Companies American SaaS company providing travel and expense management services to businesses.
Concurrent Engineering Technology Concurrent engineering (CE) is a collaborative, team-based approach for designing products that combines multiple departments and disciplines into a project team.
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.
Confidentiality Agreement Human Resources A confidentiality agreement is a contract between at least two parties that describes information that the parties must share with each other, but that they also need to prevent other parties from accessing. It is also known as a nondisclosure agreement.
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 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 of interest Human Resources A conflict of interest is an incompatibility or disparity between the internal or private interests and the official responsibilities of an enterprise or person in a position of trust.
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 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 Company Operations
Connected Customer Technology
Connected Device Support Support
Connected Devices Technology Media tablets, e-readers, portable navigation devices, media players, imaging devices and mobile gaming devices.
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.
Constant Bit Rate Service 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.
Consultative Selling Technology A style of selling based on uncovering, understanding and responding to the customer’s underlying business need through meaningful dialogue.
Consumer Electronics Show 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 Insights Marketing
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 Technology A contact center supports customer interactions across a range of channels, including phone calls, email, Web chat, Web collaboration, and the emerging adoption of social media interactions, and is distinct from telephony-only call centers. Although contact centers support more than one channel, they do not necessarily involve the use of universal queuing. Instead, they may support multiple channels but use separate systems and, in some cases, business processes to do so. Key underlying technologies include automatic call distribution, computer-telephony integration, interactive voice response and outbound dialers.
Contact Center as a Service 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 Card Technology Chip-based Near Field Communication (NFC) card based on radio frequency identification (RFID) technologies that use RFs to transmit data, and which needs no physical contact to be read by readers or terminals. Contactless cards are waved near the reader to record transactions or to identify the user. Systems are either passive, with the readers generating the frequency, or active, in which case the card activates the reader. Sony’s FeliCa chip card technology (which has been integrated into mobile phones for m-banking and m-commerce in Japan) is an example.
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 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 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 Services Platform Marketing
Content Services Platform Technology
Content Services Provider Technology A content services platform (CSP) is a set of services and microservices, embodied as an integrated product suite and applications that share common APIs and repositories. A CSP exploits diverse content types and serves multiple constituencies and numerous use cases across an organization.
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
Context Delivery Architecture Technology CoDA is an architectural style that builds on service-oriented architecture (SOA) and event-driven architecture (EDA) interaction and partitioning styles, and adds formal mechanisms for the software elements that discover and apply the user’s context in real time. CoDA provides a framework for solution architects that allows them to define and implement the technology, information and process components that enable services to use context information to improve the quality of the interactions with the user. The technologies may include context brokers, state monitors, sensors, analytic engines and cloud-based transaction processing engines.
Contextual Access / Context Based Access Control 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 Improvement Technology A manufacturing methodology used to improve overall quality by continuously increasing precision in parts specification.
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 Learning Human Resources
Continuous Monitoring Industries
Continuous Process Technology A streamlined process that involves ongoing production of end products or services.
Continuous Process Improvement Technology A methodology for improving production, driven by formal metrics and measurement programs, including methodology upgrades.
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 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 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 Company Cost Finance
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.
Controlled Medical Vocabulary Technology An approved list of terms coded in a fashion that facilitates the use of the computer. Controlled vocabularies are essential if clinical applications are to function as intended. Widely used systems include the American College of Radiology (ACR) Code, Current Procedural Terminology (CPT), Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV) and the International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision (ICD-9).
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.
Converged Infrastructure Platform Technology
Converged Network Services Technology The delivery of voice, data, video and other forms of network services with the following characteristics: 1. Services are usually from a customer premises-based access concentrator, owned by a network service provider (NSP) that converts traffic to an asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) or Internet Protocol (IP) stream 2. Service is delivered via one means of access, transmitted via one facility, with one switching infrastructure
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 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 Companies Cornerstone OnDemand Inc. is a cloud-based learning and talent management solutions provider headquartered in Santa Monica, California.
Cornerstone OnDemand Human Resources Cornerstone OnDemand Inc. is a cloud-based learning and talent management solutions provider headquartered in Santa Monica, California.
Cornerstone OnDemand Technology Cornerstone OnDemand Inc. is a cloud-based learning and talent management solutions provider headquartered in Santa Monica, California.
Corporate and Major Enterprise Technology An organization with more than 500 employees.
Corporate Blogging Marketing A blog that is published and used by an organization, corporation, etc.to 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 License Agreement Technology A licensing agreement option under Novell’s “Customer Connections” program. It offers an alternative for midsize organizations that cannot qualify for Novell’s Master License Agreement (MLA).
Corporate Performance Management 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 Real Estate Finance Corporate real estate (CRE) is the real property that a company owns or holds for the purposes of housing its operations. Multiple types of properties and facilities, including offices, warehouses, data centers and retail spaces, can be part of a corporate real estate portfolio.
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 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 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 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 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
Cost Structure Finance Cost structure is the aggregate of the various types of costs, fixed and variable, that make up a business’ overall expenses. Companies use cost structure to set pricing and identify areas where expenses can be reduced.
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 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 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.
Coveo Technology
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 Finance A tax-advantaged investment account in the United States designed to encourage savings to cover future education.
COVID-19 Screening Healthcare
COVID-19 testing Healthcare
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
Crawler Loaders Industries Heavy equipment vehicle equipped with a wheel loader and tracks
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 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 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 Healthcare A recent approach to genome editing that is cheaper, faster, more accurate, and more efficient that other current genome editing methods.
Criteo Marketing Criteo is a personalized retargeting company that works with Internet retailers to serve personalized online display advertisements to consumers who have previously visited the advertiser’s website.
Criteo 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.
Critical Path Method or Critical Path Management Technology Enables simultaneous and cost-effective production and archiving in print and Internet formats by integrating five key processes: document creation and retrieval, assembly and formatting, internal archiving, prepress and printing and Internet publishing.
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 Implementation Sales
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-channel Marketing Marketing
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-docking Technology The planning of warehouse “put away” assignments so that inventory can be moved from one shipment to another on a dock without movement to a rack or warehouse location. Although this type of inventory movement may violate lot and code date movement parameters, cross-dock planning is used frequently to minimize labor costs and handling in warehouses and distribution centers.
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 CrowdStrike, Inc. is an American cybersecurity technology company based in Sunnyvale, California, and a wholly owned subsidiary of CrowdStrike Holdings, Inc. The company provides endpoint security, threat intelligence, and incident response services.
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; the contracts allow investors to hedge against foreign exchange risk.
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.
Current Procedural Terminology Technology A widely used controlled medical vocabulary authored by the American Medical Association, this system describes medical and surgical procedures in a hierarchical format with six major sections and more than 7,300 codes. A series of two-digit modifiers are used to increase specificity, allowing the reporting of a procedure under specific circumstances.
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 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 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 Community Support
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 Technology The Customer’s perceptions and related feelings caused by the one-off and cumulative effect of interactions with a supplier’s employees, systems, channels or products.
Customer Experience (CX) Software Marketing
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 Information Management and Application Technology A six-step process starting with a business plan followed by a technology plan
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 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 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 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 Prediction Marketing
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 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 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 and Support Technology Once known as the “complaint department,” customer service and support or CSS is responsible for retaining and extending customer relationships once a product or service is sold. Due to the increasing complexity of customer interactions, customer service organizations need a complex technological infrastructure that is flexible, extensible and scalable and that integrates front-office applications with back-end processes and data.
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 Service Software Support
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 Support
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 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 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 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).
Cybersecurity Technology Cybersecurity is the combination of people, policies, processes and technologies employed by an enterprise to protect its cyber assets. Cybersecurity is optimized to levels that business leaders define, balancing the resources required with usability/manageability and the amount of risk offset. Subsets of cybersecurity include IT security, IoT security, information security and OT security.
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 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 Healthcare A fully human monoclonal antibody developed for the treatment of solid tumors.
Cyren 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.

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Daily Active Users 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 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 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 Breach Resolution Finance
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 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 Center Transformation Technology Data center transformation is the process of changing an organization’s IT infrastructure to improve its capabilities, performance and efficiency. This process may include data center migration, large-scale changes to hardware, adding virtualization and software-defined components, and automating business processes.
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 Definition Language Technology A language used to describe the data model for a database, i.e., the names and access paths for the data and how they are interrelated. In some software products, the DDL describes the logical, not the physical, data. Other products use it to describe both.
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 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 Technology Data management (DM) consists of the practices, architectural techniques, and tools for achieving consistent access to and delivery of data across the spectrum of data subject areas and data structure types in the enterprise, to meet the data consumption requirements of all applications and business processes.
Data Management Platform 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 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 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 Quality Software as a Service Technology Data quality software as a service (SaaS) refers to data quality functionality (such as profiling, matching, standardization and validation) delivered using a model in which an external provider owns the infrastructure and provides the capabilities in a shared, multitenant environment used by its customers. Various offerings for data quality SaaS can be used as alternatives to in-house deployments of data quality software tools or the development of custom-coded solutions.
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 Strategy Technology A data strategy is a highly dynamic process employed to support the acquisition, organization, analysis, and delivery of data in support of business objectives.
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 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 Design Technology This includes logical (entity relationship) and physical (table, column and key) design tools for data. Physical data modeling is becoming almost mandatory for applications using relational database management systems (RDBMSs)
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 Management System Technology A DBMS is a product used for the storage and organization of data that typically has defined formats and structures. DBMSs are categorized by their basic structures and, to some extent, by their use or deployment.
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 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 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 Analytics Finance
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.
Deel Inc Companies
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; slander or libel.
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 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
Deferred Complensation Human Resources Deferred compensation is a portion of an employee’s compensation that is paid at a later date. Usually, the taxes on this income are deferred until it is paid out. Deferred compensation includes retirement, pension and stock option plans.
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. Companies An American multinational company that provides data storage products.
Dell Mozy Companies
Dell XPS Technology
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 Forecasting Technology Demand forecasting applications incorporate historical and predictive customer demand information into production line and sales quotas.
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 Response Technology Demand response (DR) is broadly defined as a measure for reducing energy load in response to supply constraints, generally during periods of peak demand.
Demand Side Platform 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
Dental Advertising Marketing
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 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 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.
Dermatology Advertising Marketing
Descriptive Analytics Technology Descriptive Analytics is analysis of data that provides information about current data.
Design And Facilities Administration
Design for Manufacturability 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.
Design Thinking Technology Design thinking is a multidisciplinary process that builds solutions for complex, intractable problems in a technically feasible, commercially sustainable and emotionally meaningful way. Design thinkers balance intuitive originality (the hallmarks of great designers) with analytic mastery (the hallmarks of business leaders and engineers) to create business-focused outcomes that generate transformative, innovative and strategic change.
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 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 Companies Deutsche Telekom, is a German telecommunications company headquartered in Bonn.
Dev Ops Technology
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 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.
Devops Technology DevOps is a software development and delivery process that emphasizes communication and collaboration between product management, software development, and operations professionals.
DevOps Testing Industries
DHL Express Companies DHL Express is a division of the German logistics company Deutsche Post DHL providing international courier, parcel and express mail services.
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 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 Advertising Marketing
Digital Advertising Services Marketing
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 Technology DAM stores, manages and renders rich media, including text, graphics, photos, video and audio. DAM can be sold as a software license or hosted service. Typically, DAM systems are intended to support a wide range of actors — from specialized creative to generalist production to more operational and administrative roles — both inside and outside an organization, often including agencies and channel partners.
Digital Asset Management 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 Audio Broadcasting Plus Technology DAB+ is an extension of DAB to support new and more efficient codecs with better error correction. This will, however, introduce challenges for backward compatibility with older DAB radios.
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 Cross-Connect Technology Digital cross-connect (DXC) systems are used at major network nodes to cross-connect a number of inbound and outbound circuits. The cross-connecting of circuits is done when circuits are provisioned, but, typically, cross-connects are also used to implement various schemes for protection switching and network restoration. In the SDH market, the abbreviation “DXC” is used for digital cross-connects, whereas they are referred to as “DCSs” in the SONET world.
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 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 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 Marketing Services Marketing
Digital Marketing Strategy Technology A digital marketing strategy is the process of articulating the vision, goals and opportunities — as well as the processes, people, technology and initiatives to execute them — to create deeper interactions with customers, more customized and personalized offerings and interactions, data-driven decision making, and customer experience models that are more nimble and reactive to changes in customers’ needs, wants and interests.
Digital Media Marketing Refers to audio, video, and photo content that has been encoded.
Digital Millennium Copyright Act 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 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 Technology A family of technologies that are used to transmit digital data over telephone lines.
Digital Supply Chain Operations
Digital Temperature Sensors Technology
Digital Terrestrial Television 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 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 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 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 Technology Direct-attached storage is digital storage directly attached to the computer accessing it, as opposed to storage accessed over a computer network.
Direct Broadcast Satellite Technology Type of satellite used for consumer services, primarily the transmission of radio and TV programs. A direct broadcasting satellite is similar to a fixed-service satellite (FSS); however, it offers a higher power output, requiring smaller antennas to receive the signal. Typical DBS services offer digital programming, digital audio services and, increasingly, high-definition TV (HDTV).
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 Order Fulfillment Supply Chain
Direct Response Marketing A type of marketing that elicits a specific, measured response resulting from a consumer’s direct response to a marketer.
Direct-Access Storage Device Technology Generic nomenclature for a storage peripheral that can respond directly to random requests for information; usually denotes a disk drive.
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 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 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 Disaster recovery (DR) is defined as (1) The use of alternative network circuits to re-establish communications channels in the event that the primary channels are disconnected or malfunctioning, and (2) The methods and procedures for returning a data center to full operation after a catastrophic interruption (e.g., including recovery of lost data).
Disaster Recovery as a Service 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 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 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 Companies American direct-broadcast satellite service provider that provides satellite television, satellite Internet access, audio programming, and interactive television services.
Disk Drive Technology
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 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 Cloud Technology A distributed cloud is a type of cloud that has geographically dispersed infrastructure that primarily runs services at the network edge. This is different from the theoretical cloud model that relies on a centralized data center.
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 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 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.
Distributed System Management Technology A technology for managing the interconnected parts of a system. As managed items — i.e., components of applications, nodes, links or subsystems — become active, they must notify their manager of their status. DSM tools are capable of dealing with a limited number of distinct elements and require a strong directory.
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 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
Docebo Companies Docebo is a software as a service learning management system that offers a learning portal for companies and their employees, partners, and customers.
Docebo Technology Docebo is a software as a service learning management system that offers a learning portal for companies and their employees, partners, and customers.
Docker Technology Docker is a computer program that performs operating-system-level virtualization also known as containerization.
Document Capture Technology
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 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
Document-Enabled Vertical Application Technology A Gartner concept that applies integrated document and output management (IDOM) technologies in specific industries for support of vertical (or sometimes horizontal) processes. Examples of industries and related processes include insurance (claims processing), engineering (technical document management), pharmaceuticals (new drug application), financial services (retirement processing) and cross-industry applications (call-center support).
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
Dogpile Technology
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 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 Technology The Internet’s system for converting alphabetic names into numeric IP addresses.
Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting and Conformance 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 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 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 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.
Driver Workflows Industries
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
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 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
Dstillery Marketing
Dual Monitors Technology Two monitors on the same computer.
DuckDuckGo Technology
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 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.
Duty of Care Finance
Dwolla Companies A United States-only e-commerce company that provides an online payment system and mobile payments network.
DXC Technology Companies DXC Technology is an American multinational corporation that provides B2B IT services.
Dynamic Application Security Testing 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 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 Routing Technology Dynamic routing is a method of wide-area network transmission that uses a router to select the most appropriate path for each section of data packet transmission along a network.
Dynamic-Link Library Technology Dynamic-link library (or DLL) is Microsoft’s implementation of the shared library concept in the Microsoft Windows and OS/2 operating systems.

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E*Trade 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 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
E-Commerce Technology Digital commerce enables customers to purchase goods and services through an interactive and self-service experience. It includes the people, processes and technologies to execute the offering of development content, analytics, promotion, pricing, customer acquisition and retention, and customer experience at all touchpoints throughout the customer buying journey.
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.
E-Commerce Testing Industries
Economic Consulting Industries
Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada 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.
Educational Consulting Industries
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 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 Technology
Elastic Cloud Gateways Technology
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 Design 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 Healthcare A test that checks for problems with the electrical activity of a heart.
Electroencephalography 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 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 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 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 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 Technology The electronic interchange of business information using a standardized format; a process which allows one company to send information to another company electronically rather than with paper.
Electronic Data Transfer 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 Technology 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 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 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 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 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 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 Manufacturing Services Industries
Electronic Medical Records Healthcare A digital version of the traditional paper-based medical record for an individual.
Electronic Numerical Integrator and Calculator 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Assistance Program Human Resources An employee assistance program (EAP) is a benefit program that assists employees with personal or work-related problems that may impact their job performance, health and general well-being. EAPs usually offer free and confidential assessments, short-term counseling, referrals and follow-up services for employees. EAPs provide support to employees experiencing various issues, which often include substance abuse, emotional distress, major life events (births, accidents and death), occupational stress, financial or healthcare concerns, and family/personal relationship issues.
Employee Benefits Institute of America 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 Communication Software Human Resources
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 Directory Human Resources
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 Experience Support
Employee Generated Content 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 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 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 Human Resources An employee-owner program that provides a company’s workforce with an ownership interest in the company.
Employee Stock Purchase Plan 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.
Employee Training Support
Employee Value Proposition Human Resources The employee value proposition is the set of attributes that the labor market and employees perceive as the value they gain through employment with the organization.
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 Legal Used for verifying the identity and employment authorization of individuals hired for employment in the US.
Employment Practice Liability Insurance 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.
Empowered Edge Technology
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 Computing Technology
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 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 protection is an approach to the protection of computer networks that are remotely bridged to client devices. The connection of laptops, tablets, mobile phones and other wireless devices to corporate networks creates attack paths for security threats.
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 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 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 Enterprise asset management (EAM) consists of asset register, work order management, inventory and procurement functions in an integrated business software package.
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 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 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 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 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 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 Administration
Enterprise Performance Management 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 Finance Software for managing business functions
Enterprise Risk Management Technology Enterprise risk management is identifying, analyzing and treating the exposures an organization faces as seen by the executive levels of management. This means looking at exposures in finance, credit, fraud, strategic and operational matters for the company. Most matters at the enterprise level only peripherally consider technological risk, and that’s when they are looking at how technology increases or decreases those business exposures.
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 Technology Architecture Technology The enterprise technology architecture (ETA) viewpoint defines reusable standards, guidelines, individual parts and configurations that are technology-related (technical domains). ETA defines how these should be reused to provide infrastructure services via technical domains.
Enterprise Training Technology
Enterprise Value 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 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.
Environmental, Social and Governance Finance Environmental, social and governance (ESG) refers to a collection of corporate performance evaluation criteria that assess the robustness of a company’s governance mechanisms and its ability to effectively manage its environmental and social impacts. Examples of ESG data include the quantification of a company’s carbon emissions, water consumption or customer privacy breaches. Institutional investors, stock exchanges and boards increasingly use sustainability and social responsibility disclosure information to explore the relationship between a company’s management of ESG risk factors and its business performance.
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
Epic.com Healthcare Epic develops software to help people get well, help people stay well, and help future generations be healthier.
EpicCare Healthcare
Epicor Software 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 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 Companies One of the three largest American credit agencies along with Experian and TransUnion
Equinix Companies Equinix, Inc. is an American multinational company headquartered in Redwood City, California, that specializes in Internet connection and data centers.
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 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.
ESMA MiFID II Finance
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.
Ethereum 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 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 Technology Technology
Event-Driven Architecture 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 Healthcare The process of basing decision about the built environment on credible research to achieve the best possible outcomes.
Evident.Io Companies Evident.io 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
eWay Companies
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 Funds Finance A marketable security that tracks an index, a commodity, bonds, or a basket of assets like an index fund.
Exchange-Traded Commodities 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 Finance A senior, unsecured, unsubordinated debt security issued by an underwriting bank.
Exchange-Traded Products 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 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 Companies Expedia Group is an American global travel technology company.[3] Its websites, which are primarily travel fare aggregators and travel metasearch engines, include Expedia.com, Hotels.com, Hotwire.com, CarRentals.com, CheapTickets (Expedia’s only provider of event tickets), trivago, Venere.com, 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 Companies A global information services group with operations in 40 countries
Experian Health Healthcare
Experience Design Marketing
Experience Driven Interactions 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 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 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 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 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 Companies Exxon Mobil Corporation is an American multinational oil and gas corporation headquartered in Irving, Texas.
Eye Tracking Technology Eye tracking, also called “gaze tracking,” involves determining the angle or position of a user’s visual attention, usually through the use of cameras.
Eyeota Companies European business based out of Australia that provides audience data.

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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.
Fabric Networking Industries
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.
Facial Recognition Technology Industries
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 Operation Optimization Industries
Factory Supply Chain Solutions Supply Chain Methods for achieving factory supply chain objectives
Failure Modes Effects Analysis Technology FMEA (failure modes effects analysis) is a technique used in product life cycle management activities to predict how a product or process might fail and what the effects of that failure might be.
Fair Credit Reporting Act 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 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 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 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 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 Government A national authority with powers to regulate all aspects of civil aviation.
Federal Bureau of Investigation 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 Government An independent agency of the Us government that regulates interstate communications by radio, television, wire, satellite, and cable.
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Human Resources Preserves and promotes public confidence in the US financial system by insuring deposits in banks and thrift institutions.
Federal Emergency Management Agency 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Tax Finance A payroll tax paid by employers on employee wages.
Fedex 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 Internet Technology
Fiber Internet Access Technology
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 Industries Integrated circuit that is meant to be configured by the consumer
FIFO Accounting 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 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 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.
Finance Analytics Finance Finance analytics provide insight into the financial performance of an organization. Financial analytic applications digest volumes of finance and accounting data, typically based on historical enterprise financial transactions, to discover and understand patterns. These patterns enable organizations to predict and improve business performance and to guide decision making. Finance analytics are typically coupled with statistical analysis, forecasting and modeling, but tend to be based on modeling that includes extensive computation.
Finance Automation Finance Finance automation technology integrates machine learning and artificial intelligence for use in areas such as financial analysis, payroll administration, invoice automation, collections action, and preparing financial statements. The use of such automated software reduces the need for human intervention in these activities.
Finance Strategy Finance A finance strategy combines financial planning with strategic planning. The outcome is a functional roadmap that assesses current resources, costs and budget and aligns them with the company’s mission and goals. It sets a plan to align with enterprise goals to grow and innovate, despite changing and often unpredictable business conditions. A finance strategy sets priorities, manages trade-off decisions and minimize the costs of change to effectively finance critical initiatives.
Finance Transformation Finance Finance automation technology integrates machine learning and artificial intelligence for use in areas such as financial analysis, payroll administration, invoice automation, collections action, and preparing financial statements. The use of such automated software reduces the need for human intervention in these activities.
Financial Accounting Standards Board 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 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 Close Software Finance
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network 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 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 Management System Finance A financial management system (FMS) is the software and processes an organization uses to manage assets, income and expenses. An FMS performs various functions: reducing accounting errors, maintaining audit trails and ensuring compliance with applicable accounting standards.
Financial Optimization Finance Financial optimization is the process of allocating resources in the most efficient way possible to maximize desirable objectives, such as net profit or expense reduction.
Financial Planning and Analysis Finance Financial planning and analysis (FP&A) is a set of four activities that support an organization’s financial health: planning and budgeting, integrated financial planning, management and performance reporting, and forecasting and modeling. FP&A solutions enhance the finance department’s ability to manage performance by linking corporate strategy to execution
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 Risk Management Finance Financial risk management is the process of evaluating and managing current and possible financial risk to decrease an organization’s exposure to risk. Financial risk management involves identifying the risk, measuring it, evaluating all possible remedies, developing a strategy and then implementing the steps and financial instruments necessary to minimize potential ramifications.
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 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 FinancialForce.com is a cloud-based applications company headquartered in San Francisco, California, that provides a cloud ERP solution for Force.com, a cloud computing platform from salesforce.com.
Finger Vein Industries
Fingerprint Recognition Industries
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 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 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 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.
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 Companies
Fiserv 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 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 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
Fixed-Mobile Convergence Technology Device and infrastructure technology trend that enables the transparent use of voice and data applications across fixed and mobile access points.
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 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.
FlexPod Technology
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 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 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 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 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 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 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.
Freshworks Companies
Front-End Engineering Design 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 Connect Support
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 Companies A business advisory firm headquartered in Washington, DC
FTMaintenance Technology
FTMaintenance Industries
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 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 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 Programming Languages Technology The precise definition of a functional programming language is often a hotly debated topic among computer scientists, but it is generally accepted that such languages emphasize the value of expressions, rather than the execution of commands. These languages enable the programmer to think like a mathematician by emphasizing data over state
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.
Furlough Human Resources In the U.S., a furlough is a temporary, involuntary and unpaid leave of absence for an employee. Employers typically issue furloughs to employees as a result of financial hardship (either in their organization or in the economy as a whole) or in the event of a government shutdown (for public-sector employees).
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).
Fyber Technology

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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 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 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 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 Legal EU legislation that aims to protect the processing and movement of personal data
General Dynamics Companies General Dynamics Corporation is an American aerospace and defense multinational corporation formed by mergers and divestitures.
General Electric 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 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 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
Gibiru Technology
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 GitHub.com
Glint Companies
Global Business Services 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 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 Learning Systems Technology
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 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 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 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 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 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 Firebase Technology
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 Keep Technology
Google Maps Technology Google Maps is a Web-based service that provides detailed information about geographical regions and sites around the world.
Google Meet Technology
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 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.
GPS Tracking Industries
GPU Clusters Technology A computer cluster in which each node is equipped with a Graphics Processing Unit.
Grainger 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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.
Groupby Companies
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 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 Healthcare A physician who delivers babies, and who also specializes in treating diseases of the female reproductive organs.

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H2O.ai Companies H2O.ai 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 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 Accelerator Technology
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 Firewall Technology
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 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 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 Technology
HCI Group Healthcare
HCL Technologies 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 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.
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
Headhunter Human Resources A headhunter is a company or individual that helps organizations recruit new employees.
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 Healthcare The mobilization of health care information electorically across organizations within a region, community or hospital system.
Health Information Privacy 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 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.
Health IT Consulting Healthcare Management analysts employed by the healthcare industry.
Health Maintenance Organization 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 Plan Employer Data and Information Set Technology A set of standardized performance measures designed to provide purchasers and consumers with the information they need to reliably compare healthcare organizations’ performance. HEDIS 99 contains measures that cover prevention, acute and chronic care — including mental health and chemical dependency — across a full range of care settings (physician office, clinics and hospital outpatient care, inpatient acute and nonacute care, and behavioral health).
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 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; nor can they be easily managed with traditional or common data management tools and methods.
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 Infomediary Technology An entity that captures healthcare usage data, which then can be used to profile consumer purchasing and usage patterns. Once it creates a consumer profile, a HI can act as an agent that connects the consumer to healthcare entities that offer services aligned with the consumer’s lifestyle.
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.gov 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.
Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning Operations The technology of indoor and vehicular environmental comfort.
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
Helpsystems Technology
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.
Heroku Technology
Hewlett Packard Enterprise 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 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.
Hierarchical Storage Management Technology A storage management technology that can be used to identify inactive data and move it to near-line storage, automate the retrieval process, and migrate the data back to the primary storage medium and provide access for the user.
High Availability Technology Refers to systems that are durable and likely to operate continuously without failure for a long time.
High Deductible Health Plan 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 Technology System with an image resolution substantially higher than standard-definition
High Dynamic Range 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 Value Asset Tracking Technology
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-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.
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 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 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 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 Depot Companies A home improvement supplies retailing company that sells tools, construction products, and services
Home Equity Line of Credit 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-Area Network Technology A home-area network (HAN), often referred to as a home hub or home control point, is a heterogeneous set of linked networks controlling and monitoring home devices. A home may have several HANs.
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.
Honeywell Companies
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 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.
Hospital Information System or Healthcare Information System Technology The IT applications used to manage hospital operations (e.g., patient financials, registration, scheduling, general financials, back-office systems and order communications).
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 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 Spectre Technology
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 Software Human Resources
HR Strategic Planning Human Resources HR strategic planning involves the identification of and response to HR functional and talent risks that inhibit the successful execution of strategic priorities. It refers to the way that HR leaders plan for business risks and opportunities by prioritizing and allocating resources to HR initiatives. This involves aligning business and HR strategies, defining HR priorities relative to critical business initiatives, and adjusting the execution of initiatives as business conditions change. HR leaders often need assistance with either making the business case for the HR strategic planning of specific initiatives for the coming year, or prioritizing resource allocation between several ongoing projects.
HR Strategy Human Resources Taking HR responsibilities and making sure they meet the goals, mission, and future needs of the company.
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 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 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 Augmentation Technology
Human Capital Management Human Resources A set of practices related to people resource management.
Human Capital Management Software Human Resources Human Capital Management (HCM) Software is software that enables organizations to recruit, manage, develop, and optimize human capital.
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.
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 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 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 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.
Humidity Sensors Technology
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 Array Technology
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 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 Storage Systems Technology
Hybrid Wide Area Networking 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 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 Technology
Hyper Converged Networks Technology
Hyper Converged Systems Technology
Hyperautomation Technology
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.
Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Appliance Technology A typical hyper-converged infrastructure appliance brings compute, storage, hypervisors and occasionally networking together into a single modular system.
Hyperflex Technology a distributed file system that supports multiple hypervisors.  Offered by Cisco
Hypervisor Technology

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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
IAS 39 Finance
IBM Companies International Business Machines is an American multinational information technology company. It produces and sells computer hardware, middleware and software, and provides hosting and consulting services in areas ranging from mainframe computers to nanotechnology.
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; it provides a single access point to web content and applicationn
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.
iChat Technology Apple’s Macintosh OS client for AIM.
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 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 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 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 Protection Finance
Identity Providers 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
Identity Theft Protection Finance
Identity Threat Monitoring Finance
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
IFRS 9 Finance
IFRS16 Finance
IFRS17 Finance
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 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 Meta Search Technology
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.
Image Search Technology
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 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 Companies An American company that provides information, services and technology for the healthcare industry
In Vitro Diagnostics 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 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.
Incident Management Finance
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.
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 Software Vendor Technology A software producer that is not owned or controlled by a hardware manufacturer; a company whose primary function is to distribute software. Hardware manufacturers that distribute software (such as IBM and Unisys) are not ISVs, nor are users (such as banks) that may also sell software products.
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 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
Indirect Spend Management Finance Indirect spend management is the act of optimizing costs for all materials and services that an organization needs in order to operate. This can include marketing and other professional services, travel, IT, HR, facilities, utilities, maintenance and basic consumables (such as paper and other office supplies).
Individual Retirement Account 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.
Indoor Location Services Technology
Indoor Positioning System Technology
Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry 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 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 Design Industries
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 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 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 Technology A computer networking communications standard used in high-performance computing that features very high throughput and very low latency.
INFINIDAT Companies
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.
Influencer Marketing Platform Marketing
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 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 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 Engineering Technology A methodology for developing an integrated information system based on the sharing of common data, with emphasis on decision support needs as well as transaction-processing (TP) requirements. It assumes logical data representations are relatively stable, as opposed to the frequently changing processes that use the data. Therefore, the logical data model, which reflects an organization’s rules and policies, should be the basis for systems development.
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 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.
Infosec Technology
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 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.
Infrastructure Transformation Technology
Infrastructure-Led Disruption Technology Infrastructure-led disruption involves driving disruption and embracing risk to deliver continuous innovation to the business, using I&O technologies, processes, people, skills and capabilities. This means that I&O leaders must be progressive, bold and assertive. They must focus on business value and not just react to business requirements. Most important, they must build alliances with business leaders, product managers and other key stakeholders to drive market disruption.
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 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 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 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.
Innovation Management Technology Gartner defines innovation management as a business discipline that aims to drive a repeatable, sustainable innovation process or culture within an organization. Innovation management initiatives focus on disruptive or step changes that transform the business in some significant way.
Inovalon Healthcare
In-Plan Income Finance Atype of income insurance provided to help plan for retirement.
In-Plane Switching Technology A screen technology for liquid crystal displays (LCDs).
Input/Output Operations Per Second 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.
Insidesales.com Companies InsideSales.com 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
Insight Engines Technology Insight engines apply relevancy methods to describe, discover, organize and analyze data. This allows existing or synthesized information to be delivered proactively or interactively, and in the context of digital workers, customers or constituents at timely business moments. Products in this market use connectors to crawl and index content from multiple sources. They index the full range of enterprise content, from unstructured content such as word processor and video files through to structured content, such as spreadsheet files and database records.
InsightBase Technology
Insightly 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.
Inspired Learning Technology
Instagram Technology Image and video sharing social networking service developed by Facebook
Instagram Analytics Technology Instagram Analytics are tools used to track and monitor certain factors of an Instagram account to help individuals or businesses have an idea of how to boost the effectiveness of the account’s purpose.
Instant Messaging Technology An electronic message sent in real time via the Internet and therefore immediately available for display on the recipient’s screen.
Instant Payment Notification Finance Instant payment notification (IPN) is a method for online retailers to automatically track purchases and other server-to-server communication in real time.
Instartlogic Companies Instart Logic is a cloud computing company that operates a globally distributed cloud-based platform that improves cloud, web, application and mobile performance, consumer experience and security.
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Technology Nonprofit professional association of scientists and engineers founded in 1963 with more than 365,000 members in 150 countries. It is best known for setting global standards for computing and communications and has 1,300 standards and projects under development.
Institutional Investing Finance Activity where large entities pool money to purchase securities, real property, and other investment assets or originate loans
In-Store Analytics Sales In-store analytics is basically the process of finding meaningful insights from customers’ behavioral data.
Instructor-Led Training Human Resources Instructor-led training, or ILT, is the practice of training and learning material between an instructor and learners, either individuals or groups.
Insurance Products Finance Insurance products are common financial arrangements in which an insurance provider states its guarantee to pay on covered claims. In return, the buyer agrees to pay a monthly premium cost.
Insurance Voluntary Benefits Finance Products such as life, disability, critical illness and accident insurance, as well as pet coverage, ID theft protection, legal services and financial counseling that is offered through an employer but paid for partially or solely by workers through program deferral.
Intacct Companies Intacct is a vendor in the accounting and enterprise resource planning (ERP) software markets.
Intangible Assets Finance An asset that is not physical in nature like corporate intellectual property.
INTC Companies
Integral Ad Science Companies Global technology company that analyzes the value of digital advertising placements.
Integrated Cloud Services Technology The process of configuring multiple application programs to share data in the cloud.
Integrated Delivery Networks Healthcare An Integrated Delivery Network (IDN) is a formal system of providers and sites of care that provides both health care services and a health insurance plan to patients in a particular geographic area.
Integrated Development Environments Technology An integrated development environment is a software application that provides comprehensive facilities to computer programmers for software development.
Integrated Digital Network Technology A network employing both digital switches and digital transmission.
Integrated Document Management Technology A vital class of middleware services that integrates library services, document-manufacturing and document-interchange technologies with critical business-process applications. The term “integrated” describes the transformation of document management from an end-user application to a network-based service integrated with a full complement of end-user personal-productivity and custom-developed applications.
Integrated Marketing Marketing An approach to creating a unified and seamless experience for consumers to interact with the brand/enterprise; it attempt to meld all aspects of marketing communication such as advertising, sales promotion, public relations, direct marketing, and social media through their respective mix of tactics, methods, channels, media, and activities.
Integrated Messaging Technology A business term describing the integration of different electronic messaging and communications media technologies into a single interface, accessible from a variety of different devices.
Integrated Publishing Architecture Technology A Gartner concept that defines the creation, assembly and production functions to support the complete document life cycle. Creation includes document component modeling, authoring, content identification, revision, review and approval; assembly includes document aggregation modeling, on-demand document construction and database interchange; and production includes composition, layout and file formatting for multiple communication channels.
Integrated Services Digital Network Technology Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN) is a set of communication standards for simultaneous digital transmission of voice, video, data, and other network services over the traditional circuits of the public switched telephone network.
Integrated Social Marketing Marketing An approach to creating a unified and seamless experience for consumers to interact with the brand/enterprise; it attempt to meld all aspects of marketing communication such as advertising, sales promotion, public relations, direct marketing, and social media.
Integrated Talent Management Human Resources Integrated Talent Management combines multiple talent management solutions and concepts to solve common issues in the talent management field of an organization.
Integration Broker Technology Also called an interface engine or a message broker, an IB is a third-party intermediary that facilitates interactions between applications. IBs minimally provide message transformation and routing services. They mostly communicate program to program; they integrate previously independent applications at the application-logic level of the software design.
Integration Platform as a Service Technology Integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS) is a suite of cloud services enabling development, execution and governance of integration flows connecting any combination of on premises and cloud-based processes, services, applications and data within individual or across multiple organizations.
Intel Companies Intel is an American multinational corporation and technology company. It supplies processors for computer system manufacturers such as Apple, Lenovo, HP, and Dell. Intel also manufactures motherboard chipsets, network interface controllers and integrated circuits, flash memory, graphics chips, embedded processors and other devices related to communications and computing.
Intel Joule Technology Intel Joule is a high performance system-on-module (SOM) in a tiny, low-power package thus making it ideal for computer vision, robotics, drones, industrial IoT, VR, AR, micro-servers and other applications that require high-end edge computing.
Intel Xeon Technology Xeon is a 400 MHz pentium microprocessor from Intel for use in ‘mid-range’ enterprise servers and workstations.
InteliServe Industries A Unisys platform that is powered by automation and artificial intelligence (AI), advanced analytics, machine learning, robotic process automation (RPA), workforce optimization and can integrate with Unisys biometric authentication.
Intellectual Property Legal Creations of intellect that are legally protected from unauthorized reproduction
Intellectual Property Law Conference Marketing Annual conference focused on intellectual property law, organized by the American Bar Association
Intelledox Companies
IntelliAd Companies IntelliAd is a marketing platform that uses tracking, search and e-commerce as part of its customized marketing solutions.
Intelligent Application Alignment Industries Intelligent Application Alignment Service (IAA) is a packaged service that performs comprehensive discovery, decomposition, and data enrichment of workload characteristics which enables a reliable approach to determine a “best fit” destination.
Intelligent Automation Technology Intelligent automation systems that streamline decision making typically use tools for aggregating, extracting, and analyzing information often, complex information such as human speech or unstructured text.
Intelligent Business Process Management Administration
Intelligent ERP Technology
Intelligent Personal Assistant Technology Software that has been designed to assist people with basic tasks, usually providing information using natural language.
Intelligent Routing Technology A method of determining the best path to send your traffic over based on real-world performance or cost of the path, as opposed to the traditional routing methods, which only select paths based on configured in policy and network topology information.
Intelligent Spend Management Finance
Intelligent Transportation System Industries An intelligent transportation system (ITS) is an advanced application which, without embodying intelligence as such, aims to provide innovative services relating to different modes of transport and traffic management and enable various users to be better informed and make safer, more coordinated, and ‘smarter’ use of transport networks.
Intelligent Vehicles Technology Comprise electronic, electromechanical, and electromagnetic devices.
Intelligent Virtual Assistants Operations An Intelligent Virtual Assistant is an artificial intelligence system that emulates human interaction to perform particular tasks, like customer service. Virtual Assistants are proliferating because of deep neural networks, machine learning, and other advancements in AI technologies.
Intelligent Virtual Assistants Technology An Intelligent Virtual Assistant is an artificial intelligence system that emulates human interaction to perform particular tasks, like customer service. Virtual Assistants are proliferating because of deep neural networks, machine learning, and other advancements in AI technologies.
Intensive Care Unit Healthcare An intensive care unit (ICU), also known as an intensive therapy unit or intensive treatment unit (ITU) or critical care unit (CCU), is a special department of a hospital or health care facility that provides intensive treatment medicine.
Intent Data Marketing Data collected about a web user and possibly indicating some intent or future action
Intent Marketing Marketing Is about marketing a product or a service based on consumers’ intent to adopt, purchase or consume that particular service which may have been either explicitly or implicitly conveyed by the subscriber.
Intent Monitoring Marketing
Intent to Use Legal An ITU application is based on the intent to use a trademark or service mark in the future.
Interactive Content Technology Interactive content is a better way to educate, entertain, and engage your audience. Interactive content is content that requires the participants’ active engagement  more than simply reading or watching. In return for that engagement, participants receive real-time, hyper-relevant results they care about.
Interactive Marketing Marketing A one to one marketing process that reacts and changes based on the actions of individual customers and prospects.
Interactive Projector Technology A large interactive display in the form factor of a whiteboard.
Interactive SQL Technology Interactive SQL is a utility for entering SQL statements.
Interactive Vending Machine Technology An automated machine that provides items such as snacks, beverages, alcohol, cigarettes and lottery tickets to consumers after money or a credit card is inserted into the machine.
Interactive Visualization Technology Interactive visualization or interactive visualization is a branch of graphic visualization in computer science that involves studying how humans interact with computers to create graphic illustrations of information and how this process can be made more efficient.
Interactive Voice Response Marketing A technology that allows a computer to interact with humans through the use of voice and DTMF tones input via keypad.
Interactive Voice Response Technology A technology that allows a computer to interact with humans through the use of voice and DTMF tones input via keypad.
Interactive Whiteboards Technology A computer driven device, allowing users to access and manipulate electronic files by means of a projector
Interchange Fee Finance Interchange fee is a term used in the payment card industry to describe a fee paid between banks for the acceptance of card based transactions. Usually for sales/services transactions it is a fee that a merchant’s bank (the ‘acquiring bank’) pays a customer’s bank (the ‘issuing bank’)
Intercom Companies A company that makes customer messaging apps for sales, marketing, and support, connected on one platform. Our mission is to make business personal again.
Intercompany Accounting Finance Process by which transactions are reconciled to eliminate duplication among departments
Intercontinental Exchange Companies Owns exchanges and clearing houses for financial and commodity markets, and operates 23 regulated exchanges and marketplaces
Interest Expense Finance Interest expense relates to the cost of borrowing money. It is the price that a lender charges a borrower for the use of the lender’s money.
Interest Rate Finance Proportion of a loan that is charged as interest to the borrower
Interest Rate Hedging Finance Interest rate hedging is the activity of using financial products to protect against future changes in interest rates.
Interest Rate Risk Finance The interest rate risk is the risk that an investment’s value will change due to a change in the absolute level of interest rates, in the spread between two rates, in the shape of the yield curve, or in any other interest rate relationship.
Interest Rate Swap Finance An interest rate swap is an agreement between two counterparties in which one stream of future interest payments is exchanged for another based on a specified principal amount.
Interface Definition Language Technology A standard language for defining objects’ abstract descriptions in terms of their external interfaces (i.e., methods and parameters). The IDL compiler will create relevant runtime static and dynamic interface binding information.
Intergovernmental Agreements Government An intergovernmental agreement (IGA) is any agreement that involves or is made between two or more governments in cooperation to solve problems of mutual concern.
Interior Design Industries Process of designing the interior decoration of a structure
Interline Brands Companies Interline Brands is a leading direct marketer and distributor of broad-line maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) products.
Internal Audit Finance Internal auditing is an independent, objective assurance and consulting activity designed to add value and improve an organization’s operations.
Internal Communication Software Human Resources
Internal Compliance Finance
Internal Controls Finance Organizational process of ensuring objective achievement, operational effectiveness and efficiency, reliable financial reporting, and regulatory compliance
Internal Medicine Healthcare The medical specialty dealing with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of adult diseases.
Internal Revenue Service Finance A bureau of the Department of Treasury that is tasked with the enforcement of income tax laws and oversees the collection of federal income taxes.
International Accounting Standards Board Finance The International Accounting Standards Board is the independent, accounting standard-setting body of the IFRS Foundation.
International Association for Contract and Commercial Management Marketing Professional non-profit organization that aims to promote international standards for trade relationships
International Data Corporation Technology A Chinese owned provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events for the information technology, telecommunications, and consumer technology markets.
International Economic Development Council Finance A non profit membership organization serving economic developers.
International Financial Reporting Standards Finance A common global language for business affairs so that company accounts are understandable and comparable across international boundaries.
International Marketing Marketing The application of marketing principles to more than one country.
International Mobile Equipment Identifier Technology Unique identity number assigned to a GSM device that can be recognized and blocked by the network to which it is connected. It is useful for fraud prevention and to bar access using a stolen phone.
International Monetary Fund Finance An international organization of countries that promotes international financial stability and monetary cooperation
International Money Transfers Finance An International Money Transfer is a transfer of funds to a bank in a different country.
International Organization for Standardization Industries The International Organization for Standardization is an international standard-setting body composed of representatives from various national standards organizations.
International Search Engine Optimization Marketing International SEO is the process of optimizing your website so that search engines can easily identify which countries you want to target and which languages you use for business.
International Shipping Supply Chain Transport by land or air shipped to another country.
International Trade Administration Legal The international Trade Administration is an agency in the United States Department of Commerce that promotes United States exports of non agricultural US services and goods.
Internationalization Technology The process of designing a software application so that it can potentially be adapted to various languages and regions without engineering changes
Internet Access Technology Internet access is the ability of individuals and organizations to connect to the Internet using computer terminals, computers, mobile devices; and to access services such as email and the World Wide Web.
Internet Bundles Technology Internet Bundles are combine internet, phone, TV and tech support in one package usually at a discounted rate for the consumer.
Internet Exchange Points Technology An Internet exchange point (IX or IXP) is the physical infrastructure through which Internet service providers (ISPs) and content delivery networks (CDNs) exchange Internet traffic between their networks (autonomous systems).
Internet Explorer Technology Freeware web browser developed by Microsoft
Internet Information Services Technology Internet Information Services (IIS, formerly Internet Information Server) is an extensible web server created by Microsoft for use with the Windows NT family.
Internet infrastructure Technology Internet infrastructure is made up of hardware and software that transmits and receives information from a variety of different systems and networks.
Internet Marketing Marketing Refers to advertising and marketing efforts that use the Web and email to drive direct sales via electronic commerce, in addition to sales leads from Web sites or emails.
Internet Marketing Automation Marketing The concept of automate marketing actions via the internet
Internet of Autonomous Things Technology
Internet of Things Technology Concept of everyday objects being connected to a network
Internet of Things Testing Industries
Internet Protocol Private Branch Exchange Technology A private branch exchange that switches calls between VoIP users on local lines while allowing all users to share a certain number of external phone lines.
Internet Protocol Television Technology Internet Protocol television (IPTV) is the delivery of television content over Internet Protocol (IP) networks. This is in contrast to delivery through traditional terrestrial, satellite, and cable television formats. Unlike downloaded media, IPTV offers the ability to stream the source media continuously.
Internet Protocol Version 4 Technology Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4) is the fourth version of the Internet Protocol (IP). It is one of the core protocols of standards-based internetworking methods in the Internet, and was the first version deployed for production in the ARPANET in 1983.
Internet Relay Chat Technology Internet Relay Chat (IRC) is an application layer protocol that facilitates communication in the form of text. The chat process works on a client/server networking model.
Internet Search Marketing Web sites or software that search the internet for documents that contain a key word, phrase, or subject that is specified by the user to the search engine.
Internet Security Technology Internet security is defined as a process to create rules and actions to take to protect against attacks over the Internet.
Internet Service Technology An internet service provider is an organization that provides services accessing and using the internet.
Internet Service Provider Technology A company that provides Internet access to its customers. The majority of ISPs are too small to purchase access directly from the network access point (NAP), and instead buy pieces of bandwidth that are available from larger ISPs. Access to the Internet can be provided either via modem or by direct connection, which offers far higher speeds.
Internet Speed Test Technology A website or web application that measures a user’s internet connection speed.
Internet Transit Technology The service of allowing traffic from another network to cross or transit the provider’s network, usually used to connect a smaller Internet service provider to the rest of the Internet.
Interoperability Technology The ability of computer systems or software to exchange and make use of information.
Inter-Process Communication Technology Inter-process communication or interprocess communication (IPC) refers specifically to the mechanisms an operating system provides to allow the processes to manage shared data.
Interpublic Group Companies A publicly traded advertising company consisting of three major networks: McCann Worldgroup, Lowe and Partners, and FCB
Intershop Companies A company providing omni-channel E-Commerce solutions to large-sized companies worldwide
InterSystems Healthcare
Intestacy Laws Legal Refers to the body of law that determines who is entitled to the property from the estate under the rules of inheritance.
Intouch Insight Companies Intouch Insight offers customer experience management software and services to give businesses meaningful, actionable insights for improving CX and driving operational excellence.
Intranet Architecture Human Resources
Intranets Technology A local or restricted communications network, especially a private network created using World Wide Web software.
Intrusion Detection Technology An intrusion detection system is a device of software application that monitors a network or systems for malicious activity or policy violations.
Intrusion Prevention Technology Intrusion prevention is a preemptive approach to network security used to identify potential threats and respond to them swiftly.
INTU Companies
Intuit Companies
Invalid Traffic Marketing Invalid Traffic (IVT) includes any clicks or impressions that may artificially inflate an advertiser’s costs or a publisher’s earnings. Invalid traffic covers intentionally fraudulent traffic as well as accidental clicks.
In-Vehicle Infotainment Technology In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) is an auto industry term that refers to vehicle systems that combine entertainment and information delivery to drivers and passengers.
Inventor Human Resources Inventor is a mechanical design and 3D CAD software made by Autodesk.
Inventory Control Supply Chain System for managing inventory
Inventory Management Supply Chain Strategy for controlling items effectively
Inventory Turnover Operations A measure of the number of times inventory is sold or used in a time period such as a year.
Inversion Finance Concept of offshoring in order to reduce tax burden
Investigations Human Resources A formal inquiry or systematic study.
Investing Finance Concept of expending money with the expectation of achieving a profit or material result by putting it into financial schemes, shares, or property, or by using it to develop a commercial venture
Investis Companies An international, digital corporate communications company, with services ranging  from designing, building, hosting and managing corporate websites and online annual reports, to app development, webcasting, and social media solutions
Investment Banking Finance An investment bank is typically a private company that provides various finance-related and other services to individuals, corporations, and governments such as raising financial capital by underwriting or acting as the client’s agent in the issuance of securities.
Investment Software Finance A computer program that helps an investor get information about and manage investments.
Investment Strategy and Planning Finance A set of rules, behaviors, or procedures designed to guide an investor’s selection of an investment portfolio.
Investment Technology Group Companies Investment Technology Group, Inc. is a United States-based multinational agency brokerage and financial markets technology firm aimed at a hedge fund and asset management clientele.
Investor Activism Finance
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Investor Information Finance
Investor Interactions Finance
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Investor Profiles Finance
Investor Profiling Finance
Investor Relations Finance Communication of information an insight between a company the investment community
Investor Relations Program Finance
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Investor Relations Tools Finance
Investor Relationships Finance Communication of information an insight between a company the investment community
Investor Screening Finance
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Invoice Management Finance Invoice management is the internal business function responsible for managing documents from vendors and suppliers.
Invoice Processing Finance
Invoicing Finance A commercial document issued by a seller to a buyer, relating to a sale transaction and indicating the products, quantities, and agreed prices for products or services the seller had provided the buyer
Ion Chromatography Healthcare Ion chromatography is a chromatography process that separates ions and polar molecules based on their affinity to the ion exchanger. It is often used in protein purification, water analysis, and quality control.
iOS Technology Mobile operating system developed by Apple
iOS API Technology An iOS API is an API that can be used for building iOS applications.
iOS App Marketing Marketing iOS App Marketing refers to the strategies used to promot an app that can be used on an iOS device.
iOS Apps Technology iOS Apps are mobile applications that can be used on iOS devices
iOS Push Notifications Technology An iOS push notification is a message delivered to applications on an iOS device.
IoT Endpoint Technology
IoT Security Technology IoT security is the technology area concerned with safeguarding connected devices and networks in the internet of things (IoT).
IoT Support Support
IP Address Technology a unique string of numbers separated by periods that identifies each computer using the Internet Protocol to communicate over a network.
IP Faxing Technology IP faxing uses the internet Protocol to send a fax, rather than using only phone networks with a fax machine.
IP Multimedia Subsystem Technology The IP Multimedia Subsystem or IP Multimedia Core Network Subsystem (IMS) is an architectural framework for delivering IP multimedia services. Historically, mobile phones have provided voice call services over a circuit-switched-style network, rather than strictly over an IP packet-switched network.
IP Networks Technology A communication network that uses Internet Protocol to send and receive messages between one or more computers.
IP Storage Technology A general term for several approaches to using the Internet protocol in a storage area network usually over Gigabit Ethernet.
IP Telephony Technology IP telephony is a general term for the technologies that use the Internet Protocol’s packet -switched connections to exchange voice, fax, and other forms of information that have traditionally been carried over the dedicated circuit-switched connections of the public switched telephone.
IP VPN Technology Uses Internet Protocol for transmission in a VPN.
iPhone Technology Smartphone line designed by Apple
IPSec Technology Internet Protocol Security is a set of protocols that provides security for Internet Protocol.
Ipsos Companies A global market research and a consulting firm with worldwide headquarters in Paris, France
IQPC Telecom B2B Conferences Marketing Conference for B2B practitioners.
Iris Recognition Industries
Iron Mountain Companies Iron Mountain is a records management, information destruction, and data backup company
iSCSI Technology Works on top of the Transport Control Protocol and allows the SCSi command to be sent end-to-end over local-area networks or the Internet.
ISO 9000 Technology The international standard for quality control. It is also known as BS5750 and EN29001. The three standards are identical, but they are numbered and published differently by different standards bodies. The worldwide standard is published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), and is the one generally referenced.
ISO 9001 Industries ISO 9001 is the international standard that specifies requirements for a quality management system.
Issue Management Operations Issue management is the process of identifying and resolving issues. Problems with staff or suppliers, technical failures, material shortages  these might all have a negative impact on your project.
IT as a Service Technology A technology-delivery method that treats IT as a commodity, providing an enterprise with exactly the amount of hardware, software, and support that it needs for an agreed-on monthly fee.
IT Asset Management Technology The set of business practices that join financial, contractual and inventory functions to support life cycle management and strategic decision making for the IT environment.
IT Careers Technology The study, design, development, application, implementation, support or management of computer-based information systems.
IT Consulting Technology A field of activity focused on advising organizations on how best to use information technology in achieving their goals.
IT Cost Management Technology The process of planning and controlling the budget of the information technology department of a business.
IT Ecosystems Technology Product platforms defined by core components made by the platform owner and complemented by applications made by autonomous companies in the periphery.
IT Efficiency Technology Allows for faster processing of data, easier retrieval of information, and in some cases- automation can reduce or replace physical employees.
IT Governance, Risk and Compliance Technology Refers to a company’s coordinated strategy for managing the broad issues of corporate governance, enterprise rick management and corporate compliance with regard to regulatory requirements.
IT Industry Technology The application of computers to store, study, retrieve, transmit, and manipulate data, or information, often in the context of a business or other enterprise.
IT 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.
IT Infrastructure Transformation Industries IT infrastructure transformation is all about becoming better and more efficient at allocating budget and resources to new projects and markets, and making the cost of managing day-to-day infrastructure easier and cheaper
IT Leadership Technology The group of senior executives in an organization responsible for the information technology infrastructure and applications that enable and drive the overarching business strategy and goals.
IT Management Technology The process whereby all resources related to information technology are managed according to an organization’s priorities and needs.
IT Operations Technology The set of all processes and services that are both provisioned by an it staff to their internal or external clients and used by themselves, to run themselves as a business.
IT Operations Management Technology Responsible for smooth functioning of the infrastructure and operational environments that support application deployment to internal and external customers, including the network infrastructure; server and device management; computer operations; IT infrastructure and library management.
IT Optimization Technology An enterprise software product category focused on helping businesses ensure that every dollar invested in information technology, every resource allocated, and every application in development or production meets business goals.
IT Outsourcing Technology A company’s outsourcing of computer or internet related work.
IT Portfolio Management Technology The application of systematic management to the investments, projects and activities of enterprise Information Technology departments.
IT process automation Technology IT process automation (ITPA), also known as run book automation (RBA), is the automation of an IT task through the orchestration and integration of tools, people and process through a single workflow.
IT Project Portfolio Management Technology The centralized management of the processes, methods, and technologies used by it project managers and project management offices to analyze and collectively manage current or proposed projects based on numerous key characteristics.
IT Service Management Technology IT Service Management (ITSM) Tools enable IT operations organizations, specifically infrastructure and operations (I&O) managers, to better support the production environment. ITSM tools facilitate the tasks and workflows associated with the management and delivery of quality IT services. These are most heavily used by IT service desks and IT service delivery functions.
IT Service Optimization Technology A creation of IBM and its Lotus and Tivoli subsidiaries, provides information technology professionals and customers with technical information, assistance, guidance, and training.
IT Spending Technology The amount of money spent on an organization’s information technology systems and services, including compensation for IT professionals and expenses related to the construction and maintenance of enterprise-wide systems and services.
IT Strategy Technology Typically a long-term action plan for achieving a goal, set in the context of a rapidly changing technology environment.
IT Transformation Technology A complete overhaul of an organization’s information technology systems.
Iterative Prototyping Technology A design methodology based on cyclic process of prototyping, testing, analyzing,
Iterative Software Development Technology Iterative development is a way of breaking down the software development of a large application into smaller chunks.
ITIL Technology A set of detailed  practices for IT service management that focuses on aligning IT services with the needs of business.
Ivanti Companies Ivanti is a leading US based security and IT management company. Ivanti was formed when LANDESK and HEAT Software merged in January of 2017.

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J.B. Hunt Companies J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. is a trucking and transportation company that was founded by Johnnie Bryan Hunt, and based in the Northwest Arkansas city of Lowell.
Jackson Laboratory Companies The Jackson Laboratory is an independent, nonprofit biomedical research institution dedicated to contributing to a future of better health care based on the unique genetic makeup of each individual.
Jaggaer Companies Jaggaer, formerly SciQuest, is a pure-play provider of cloud-based business automation solutions for spend management headquartered at Morrisville, North Carolina. It has offices in Newtown Square, PA, and Pittsburgh, PA.
JAMF Companies
Japan Exchange Group Companies An Asian financial services corporation that operates multiple securities exchanges including Tokyo Stock Exchange and Osaka Securities Exchange
Java Technology Java is a general purpose computer programming language designed to produce programs that will run on any computer system.
Java Database Connectivity Technology Java Database Connectivity (JDBC) is an application programming interface (API) for the programming language Java, which defines how a client may access a database.
Java Management Extensions Technology Java Management Extensions (JMX) is a Java technology that supplies tools for managing and monitoring applications, system objects, devices (such as printers) and service-oriented networks.
Java Message Service Technology The Java Message Service (JMS) API is a Java Message Oriented Middleware (MOM) API[1] for sending messages between two or more clients. It is an implementation to handle the Producer-consumer problem.
JavaScript Technology Java Script is an object-oriented computer programming language commonly used to create interactive effects within web browsers.
JD Edwards Companies JD Edwards, abbreviated JDE, was an Enterprise resource planning software company.
Jenkins Technology Jenkins is an open source automation server written in Java. Jenkins helps to automate the non-human part of software development process, with continuous integration and facilitating technical aspects of continuous delivery.
JIRA Technology Jira is a proprietary issue tracking product, developed by Atlassian. It provides bug tracking, issue tracking, and project management functions.
Jitter Measurement Technology Jitter Measurement produces a quantity for the deviation from true periodicity of a presumably periodic signal, often in relation to a reference clock signal.
Jitterbit Companies Jitterbit, Inc. provides data and application integration software solutions. Its solutions allow technical business analysts to perform application, data, and business process integration between on-premise and cloud systems.
Jive Companies A provider of communication and collaboration solutions for business, including a suite of collaboration software and an intranet back-end
JLT Group Companies JLT provides insurance, reinsurance and employee benefits related advice, brokerage and associated services.
Job Analysis Human Resources A process to identify and determine in detail the particular job duties and requirements and the relative importance of these duties for a given job.
Job Costing Human Resources A method of recording the costs of a manufacturing job, rather than process.
Job Creation Human Resources The provision of new opportunities for paid employment, especially for those who are unemployed.
Job Descriptions Human Resources A formal account of an employee’s responsibilities.
Job Evaluation Human Resources A systematic way of determining the value/worth of a job in relation to other jobs in an organization.
Job Posting Human Resources An advertisement created by an employer, his administrative or human resources staff, or a recruiter that alerts current employees or the public of immediate or future job openings within a company.
Job Satisfaction Human Resources The level of contentment employees feel about their work
Job Scheduling / Workload Automation Technology The practice of using software to schedule, initiate, run and manage tasks related to business processes and transactions.
Job Security Human Resources
Jobvite Companies Jobvite is a records management, information destruction, and data backup.
Johari Window Human Resources The Johari Window is a framework for understanding conscious and unconscious bias that can help increase self-awareness and our understanding of others. It is the creation of two psychologists, Joseph Luft and Harrington Ingham, who named the model by combining their first names. It is composed of four quadrants in which people using the framework can identify what they know about themselves and what other people know about them.
Johnson Controls Companies Johnson Controls is a multinational conglomerate that produces automotive parts such as batteries and electronics and HVAC equipment for Buildings.
Join.me Technology A web based collaboration software application for screen-sharing and online meetings.
Joining Technology Industries Technology used to join materials together
Joint Photographic Experts Group Technology JPEG is a commonly used method of lossy compression for digital images, particularly for those images produced by digital photography.
Joomla Technology Joomla is a free and open-source content management system.
Joyent Companies A software and services company based in San Francisco CA that specializes in application virtualization and cloud computing.
JPMorgan Chase Companies A multinational banking and financial services corporation
jQuery Technology Internet Explorer as the default web browser on all device classes.
JSON Technology An open-standard file format that uses human-readable text to transmit data objects consisting of attribute value pairs and array data types (or any other serializable value)
Jukebox Technology An automatic media handler for an optical disk drive, also called a library. An optical jukebox is designed to move optical platters in and out of optical drives. The intent is to provide a large amount of easily accessed storage in a “near-line” fashion. Jukeboxes use robotics. Similar in concept to music jukeboxes, the robot arm locates the appropriate disk and, if it is not already mounted in a drive, clears the drive and loads the selected disk.
Juniper Networks Technology An American multinational corporation headquartered n Sunnyvale, CA that develops and markets networking products.
Just Associates Technology a provider of enterprise master patient index (EMPI) solutions
Just in Time Technology An approach of sequencing the arrival of material to a work center just prior to consumption to avoid large work-in-process inventories.
JW Player Companies JW Player is a New York based company which has developed a video player software of the same name. The player, for embedding videos into web pages, is used by news, video-hosting companies and for self-hosted web videos.

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K2 Software Companies
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Kabbage Companies Kabbage, Inc. is an online financial technology company based in Atlanta, Georgia. The company provides funding directly to small businesses and consumers through an automated lending platform.
Kahuna Companies Kahuna Inc. makes mobile marketing automation software for companies. It provides tools and services for mobile applications to market their apps through mobile messaging channels, including push notifications, in-app messages, and email.
Kanban Technology Kanban is a Japanese manufacturing system in which the supply of components is regulated through the use of an instruction card sent along the production line.
Kaplan Companies A company that offers test prep, license and certification exam prep, degree programs, English learning and pathway programs
Kaspersky Companies
Kaspersky Lab Companies Kaspersky Lab is a multinational cybersecurity and anti-virus provider headquartered in Moscow, Russia and operated by a holding company in the United Kingdom.
Keithley Instruments Companies A measurement and instrument company that develops, manufactures, markets, and sells data acquisition products
Kenshoo Companies Kenshoo is an agile marketing technology firm that provides API soluitions and brand building across media platforms.
Kentico Technology A web content management system (WCMS) for building websites, online stores, intranets, and Web 2.0 community sites
Kentik Companies Kentik Technologies, Inc. provides network visibility and performance solutions. The company offers Kentik Detect, a big data-based SaaS that turns network data into valuable intelligence.
Keogh Plans Human Resources A tax deferred pension plan available to self-employed individuals or unincorporated businesses for retirement purposes.
Kerberos Technology Kerbeos is a network protocol that uses secret-key cryptography to authenticate client-server applications.
Kernel-based Virtual Machine Technology Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) is a virtualization infrastructure for the Linux kernel that turns it into a hypervisor. It was merged into the Linux kernel mainline in kernel version 2.6.20, which was released on February 5, 2007.
Key Opinion Leader Marketing Key Opinion Leader (KOL) is a person or organization who has expert product knowledge and influence in a respective field.
KeyBank Companies KeyBank, the primary subsidiary of KeyCorp, is a regional bank headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, and is the only major bank based in Cleveland. KeyBank is on the list of largest banks in the United States.
Keyhole Markup Language Technology Keyhole Markup Language (KML) is an XML notation for expressing geographic annotation and visualization within Internet-based, two-dimensional maps and three-dimensional Earth browsers.
Keynote Technology Presentation software developed by Apple
Keysight Technologies Companies A US company that manufactures test and measurement equipment and software
Keystroke Logging Technology Keystroke logging, often referred to as keylogging or keyboard capturing, is the action of recording (logging) the keys struck on a keyboard, typically covertly, so that the person using the keyboard is unaware that their actions are being monitored.
Key-Value Stores Technology A key-value database, or key-value store, is a data storage paradigm designed for storing, retrieving, and managing associative arrays, a data structure more commonly known today as a dictionary or hash. Dictionaries contain a collection of objects, or records, which in turn have many different fields within them, each containing data.
Keywords Marketing An informative word used in an information retrieval system to indicate the content of a document.
Kickfire Companies KickFire is the industry leader in IP Address intelligence, providing B2B firmographics based on IP address through its LIVE Leads, API and Prospector products.
Kickstarter Companies Company that provides platform for crowdfunding of creative ventures
Kindle Technology Line of e-readers developed by Amazon
Kindle Fire Technology Tablet computer developed by Amazon
Kinect Technology Motion sensing peripheral for use with the Xbox gaming console
Kinetica Companies Kinetica DB, Inc. is a company that develops a distributed, in-memory database management system using graphics processing units (GPUs). The software it markets is also called Kinetica.
Kiosks Technology A small structure in a public area used for providing information or displaying advertisements, often incorporating a n interactive display screen or screens.
Kitchen Remodeling Industries Activity of changing the state of a kitchen
Kitting Supply Chain Process in which individually separate but related items are grouped, packaged, and supplied together as one unit.
Know Your Customer Finance The identification of a businesses target clients and customers
KnowBe4 Companies
Knowledge Base Technology The knowledge, which may include assertion, rules, objects and constraints, used by a knowledge-based or expert system. Its organization is based on knowledge representations. The developer or user of the system may be unaware of the underlying knowledge representations, seeing only the domain knowledge representations.
Knowledge Base Software Technology Knowledge base software is software that enables creating, publishing and maintaining a database used for knowledge sharing, known as a knowledge base.
Knowledge Management Human Resources Knowledge management (KM) is a business process that formalizes the management and use of an enterprise’s intellectual assets. KM promotes a collaborative and integrative approach to the creation, capture, organization, access and use of information assets, including the tacit, uncaptured knowledge of people.
Knowledge Management Software Technology Knowledge management software is a subset of Enterprise content management software, which contains a range of software that specializes in the way information is collected, stored and/or accessed.
Knowledge Sharing Technology An activity that spans three components of the knowledge management (KM) process — knowledge capture, knowledge organization and knowledge access — to enable people to share knowledge across the boundaries of geography and time.
Knowledge-Based Authentication Technology Knowledge-based authentication, commonly referred to as KBA, is a method of authentication which seeks to prove the identity of someone accessing a service, such as a financial institution or website.
KNX Technology KNX is a standardised (EN 50090, ISO/IEC 14543), OSI-based network communications protocol for building automation.
Konstanz Information Miner Technology KNIME, the Konstanz Information Miner, is a free and open-source data analytics, reporting and integration platform.KNIME integrates various components for machine learning and data mining through its modular data pipelining concept.
Kony Companies a low code application platform provider
Kony Technology a low code application platform provider
KPMG Companies Accounting firm that provides audit, tax, and advisory services
Kratos Capital Companies Kratos Capital is a privately held, mergers & acquisitions advisory firm.
Kronos Companies Kronos Incorporated is a U.S.-based multi-national workforce management software and services company headquartered in Lowell, Massachusetts, United States, and employing more than 5,000 people worldwide.
Krow PSA Technology Krow PSA is a resource and project management tool.
Krux Companies Worldwide company helping to capture, control and connect consumer data across screens and sources.
Kubernetes Technology Kubernetes (commonly stylized as K8s) is an open-source system for automating deployment, scaling and management of containerized applications that was originally designed by Google and now maintained by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation.
Kuebix Companies Kuebix is a company offering Cloud-based transportation management system (TMS) that provides freight intelligence & meets the requirements of every supply chain.
Kuehne+Nagel Group Companies Kuehne+Nagel Group is a logistics company with positions in seafreight, airfreight, contract logistics and overland businesses.
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L-3 Communications Companies American company that supplies command and control, communications, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance systems and products.
Labor Cost Optimization Finance Business strategy that aims to reduce labor costs and spending, while maximizing business value
Labor Management Industries Strategy for governing and organizing employment
Labor Management Software Human Resources Labor Management Software is software that takes employee activity data and reports productivity levels on a group of employees, or individual employees
Labor Relations Human Resources The relationship between the management of a company or organization and its workforce.
Labor Union Human Resources An organized association of workers, often in trade or profession, formed to protect and further their rights and interests.
Laboratory Automation Healthcare Laboratory automation is a multi-disciplinary strategy to research, develop, optimize and capitalize on technologies in the laboratory that enable new and improved processes.
Laboratory Equipment Technology Laboratory equipment refers to the various tools and equipment used by scientists working in a laboratory
Laboratory Glassware Healthcare Laboratory glassware refers to a variety of equipment in scientific work traditionally made of glass. Glass can be blown, bent, cut, molded, formed into many sizes and shapes, and is therefore common in chemistry, biology, and analytical laboratories.
Laboratory Informatics Healthcare Laboratory informatics is the specialized application of information technology aimed at optimizing and extending laboratory operations.
Laboratory Information Management Systems Healthcare A laboratory information management system (LIMS) is a software-based laboratory and information management system with features that support a modern laboratory’s operations.
Laboratory Robotics Healthcare Laboratory robotics is the act of using robots in biology or chemistry labs. Laboratory processes are suited for robotic automation as the processes are composed of repetitive movements.
Lakeland Bank Companies Lakeland Bank offers a variety of personal banking, business banking & wealth management products to communities in New Jersey & New York.
Lam Research Companies
Lambient Technologies Companies
Landing Gear Systems Technology The landing gear is an essential system that allows the aircraft to start from the gate, taxi to the runway, to take off and to land safely.
Landing Pages Marketing The section of a website accessed by clicking a hyperlink on another web page, typically the website’s home page.
Landscape Architecture Industries Process of designing an outdoor environment
Language Interpretation Human Resources An interpreter is a person who coverts a thought or expression in a source language into an expression with a comparable meaning in a target language either simultaneously in ‘real time’ or consecutively when the speaker pauses after completing one or two sentences.
Language Service Provider Technology A company or partner that provides a broad range of translation or linguistic services
Laptop Technology Portable computer
Large Format Printing Technology
Large Group Health Plan Healthcare In general, a Large Group Health Plan is a group health plan that covers employees of an employer that has 51 or more employees. In some states large groups are defined as 101 or more.
Large-Format Display Technology Most are either LED, LCD or Plasma and can be used to display television through the HDMI cable, digital signage, welcome boards and messages.
Laser Printers Technology A printer, linked to a computer, producing good-quality printed material by using a laser to form a pattern of electrostatically charged dots on a light-sensitive drum, which attracts toner.
Last In First Out Technology An asset management and valuation method that assumes assets produced or acquired last are the ones used, sold or disposed of first; LIFO assumes an entity sells, uses or deposes of its newest inventory first.
Last Mile Technology The last mile or last kilometer is a colloquial phrase widely used in the telecommunications, cable television and internet industries to refer to the final leg of the telecommunications networks that deliver telecommunication services to retail end-users (customers).
Lattice Engines Companies California based technology provider that delivers predictive marketing and sales cloud applications to B2B companies.
Law Practice Management Software Legal Law practice management software is software designed to manage a law firm’s case and client records, billing and bookkeeping, schedules and appointments, deadlines, computer files and to facilitate any compliance requirements such as with document retention policies, courts’ electronic filing systems and, in the UK, the Solicitors’ Accounts Rules as defined by the Solicitors Regulation Authority.
Law Practice Optimization/Legal Practice Optimization Legal Law Practice Optimization, or Legal Practice Optimization, or simply LPO as it is also known, represents the practice carried out by Law Practice Optimizers of improving the efficiency and client/attorney relationships within a law firm and improves the client intake of the firm.
Laws and Regulations Legal Rules and administrative codes issued by governmental agencies at all levels, municipal, county, state and federal.
Layoff Human Resources A discharge, especially temporary, of a worker or workers
LCD Digital Signage Marketing Uses LCD technologies to display content such as digital images, video, streaming media, and information.
Lead Forensics Technology Lead Forensics is the software that reveals the identity of your anonymous website visitors, turning them into actionable sales-ready leads in real-time, at your fingertips.
Lead Generation Marketing The action or process of identifying and cultivating potential customers for a business’s products or services.
Lead Generation Consulting Marketing A consultant that helps generate marketing leads.
Lead Generation Services Marketing Services and strategies that generate leads.
Lead Generation Software Marketing Software that automates the capture, segmentation and assignment of leads to improve targeted marketing communications and shorten sales cycles
Lead Genius Marketing LeadGenius uses a unique combination of data science and skilled human researchers to produce the highest quality B2B data available anywhere.
Lead Management Marketing A set of methodologies, systems, and practices designed to generate new potential business clientele, generally operated through a variety of marketing campaigns or programs.
Lead Matching Marketing Lead Matching technologies use AI to match leads to the proper account when they are registered in a system.
Lead Nurturing Marketing The process of developing relationships with buyers at every stage of the sales funnel, and through every step of the buyer’s journey.
Lead Quality Marketing A lead that can convert into an actual sale of your product or service.
Lead Routing Marketing Lead Routing designates a process of incoming lead distribution among sales agents.
Lead Scoring Marketing A methodology used to rank prospects against a scale that represents the perceived value each lead represents to the organization.
Lead to Account Matching Marketing Lead to Account Matching is the (automated) connecting of a lead to the account that they represent.
Lead Tracking Marketing The process of following up with prospects who have expressed interest in a product or service.
Lead411 Technology Lead411 is a B2B Lead Intelligence software platform that provides corporate and contact context to sales and marketing teams in order to increase their lead identification and conversion rates.
Leadership In Energy and Environmental Design Industries Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) is one of the most popular green building certification programs used worldwide.
Leadership Strategies Operations Strategic leadership refers to a manager’s potential to express a strategic vision for the organization, or a part of the organization, and to motivate and persuade others to acquire that vision. Strategic leadership can also be defined as utilizing strategy in the management of employees.
Leadership Training Human Resources Training for a person who does the following: creates an inspiring vision of the future, motivates and inspires people to engage with that vision.
Leadspace Companies California based company providing predictive marketing and sales cloud applications to business-to-business companies.
Lean / Six-Sigma Operations Strategies used for process improvement
Lean Hogs Finance A type of hog (pork) that can be easily traded in mercantile and option exchanges.
Lean Manufacturing Operations Method for eliminating waste within a manufacturing system
LeanData Companies LeanData provides a lead management solution to help companies with account-based marketing.
LeanKit Companies
LeanKit Technology
LeanPlum Companies Leanplum is the mobile marketing platform built for engagement. With a focus on helping brands create meaningful experiences for their users, Leanplum combines multi-channel messaging and in-app solutions in a single platform.
Learning Management Human Resources A software application for the administration, documentation, tracking, reporting and delivery of educational course or training programs.
Learning Management Systems Human Resources A software application for the administration, documentation, tracking, reporting and delivery of educational courses or training programs.
Lease Accounting Finance
Leased Line Technology A leased line is a private bidirectional or symmetric telecommunications line between two or more locations provide in exchange for a monthly rent.
Leave Management Human Resources Processes employees use to request time away from work and supervisors use to grant or deny leave based on organization policies
Leave of Absence Human Resources A period of time that one must be away from one’s primary job, while maintaining the status of employee.
LED Billboards Marketing A billboard that displays digital images that are changed by a computer every few seconds.
LED Digital Signage Marketing Digital signage uses technologies such as LCD, LED and Projection to display content such as digital images, video, streaming media, and information.
LED Displays Technology A flat panel display, which uses an array of light-emitting diodes as pixels for a video display.
LED Message Display Marketing A flat panel display, which uses an array of light-emitting diodes as pixels for a video display.
Legacy Planning Legal A financial strategy that prepares a person to bequeath his or her assets to a loved one or next of kin after death, usually organized by a financial advisor
Legacy platforms Technology
Legal Finance Of, based on, or concerned with the law.
Legal Aid Legal Free legal advice or representation for a person who cannot afford it.
Legal Analytics Technology
Legal Hold Software Technology A process that an organization uses to preserve all forms of relevant information when litigation is reasonably anticipated.
Legal Matter Management Legal Legal matter management or matter management refers to activities involved in managing all aspects of the corporate legal practice (‘matters’).
Legal Matter Management Software Legal Legal Matter Management Software systems serve a variety of functions including conflict and ethics control, accurate matter opening, day-to-day matter work, business intelligence, and marketing.
Legal Operations Legal Legal Operations is the set of business activities, processes, and people that maximize an in-house legal team’s ability to protect and grow the company.
Legal Process Outsourcing Legal The practice of a law firm or corporation obtaining legal support services from an outside law firm.
Legal Project Management Legal Legal Project Management is the application of the concepts of project management to the control and management of legal cases or matters. Practitioners of legal-project management apply it to the mechanics and business of providing legal services rather than to the substantive legal work itself.
LegalTech Show Marketing Annual conference for law professionals focused on legal technology
Legitimate Interest Marketing A legitimate interest is a legal standard used by a court in a legal proceeding. The standard is used to determine whether a party has a specific stake in the legal issue that the court is hearing.
Leidos Companies
LemonStand Companies A cloud based e-commerce platform.
Lenovo Companies Chinese-American multinational company that develops, manufactures, and markets PC products.
Lenovo Yoga Technology
Letter of Credit Finance A letter issued by a bank to another bank (typically in a different country) to serve as a guarantee for payments made to a specified person under specified conditions
Level 3 Communications Companies Global network company focused on managed security, network, voice, and data services.
LevelUp Technology LevelUp is an American mobile ordering and mobile payments platform created by Boston, Massachusetts-based start-up SCVNGR.
Leveraged Buyout Finance The purchase of a controlling share in a company by its management, using outside capital
LexisNexis Companies LexisNexis Group is a corporation providing computer-assisted legal research as well as business research and risk management services. During the 1970s, LexisNexis pioneered the electronic accessibility of legal and journalistic documents.
LexisNexis Health Care Healthcare LexisNexis Group is a corporation providing computer-assisted legal research as well as business research and risk management services. During the 1970s, LexisNexis pioneered the electronic accessibility of legal and journalistic documents.
LG Corporation Companies LG Corporation a South Korean multinationalconglomerate corporation with business in electronics, telecommunications, and chemicals.
LG Electronics Companies LG Electronics is a South Korean multinational electronics company headquartered in Yeouido-dong with business units in: home entertainment, mobile communications, home appliance & air solution, and vehicle components.
LG G3 C118 / C125 Technology Smartphone line designed by LG
LG Gram Technology
LG Television Technology Television produced by LG
Liability-Driven Investing Finance An investment strategy of a company or individual based on the cash flows needed to fund future liabilities.
Libel Legal A published false statement that is damaging to a person’s reputation; a written defamation.
Liberty Broadband Companies Liberty Broadband Corp. operates as a holding company, which engages in cable services and wireless telecommunications businesses. It operates through its subsidiaries, Charter Communications, Inc and TruePosition, Inc
LIBOR Finance A benchmark rate that some of the world’s leading banks charge each other for short-term loans.
Licensee Legal The holder of a license.
Licensor Legal The person who grants a license to another, the latter called the licensee.
Life Insurance Human Resources Insurance that pays out a sum of money either on the death of the insured person or after a set period.
Lifecycle Management Supply Chain
Liferay Technology A free and open source enterprise portal software product primarily used to power corporate intranets and extranets
Lifesize Companies Lifesize is a video and audio telecommunications company in the United States which provides high definition videoconferencing endpoints and accessories, touchscreen conference room phones and a cloud-based video collaboration platform.
Lifetime Clinical Record Technology One way to build portable applications is to support only those functions that are provided on all of the target platforms. This “LCD” approach enables programs to run on numerous platforms, but does so at the expense of forgoing the use of unique, added-value features that may be offered on individual platforms.
LIFO Accounting Finance Cost flow assumption that goods last added to inventory are assumed to be the first goods removed from inventory for sale
Lifting Equipment Industries Lifting equipment, also known as lifting gear, is a general term for any equipment that can be used to lift loads.
Light Sweet Crude Oil Finance A type of petroleum that contains small amounts of hydrogen sulfide and carbon dioxide.
Light-Emitting Diodes Industries Two-lead semiconductor light source
Lighting Control Technology Lighting control is the ability to regulate the level and quality of light in a given space for specific tasks or situations.
Lighting Fixtures Operations Lighting equipment that is a permanent installation
Lighting Installation Industries Activity of placing a lighting fixture in position for use
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol Technology The Lightweight Directory Access Protocol is an open, vendor-neutral, industry standard application protocol for accessing and maintaining distributed directory information services over an Internet Protocol (IP) network.
Lightweighting Industries Lightweighting is a concept in the auto industry about building cars and trucks that are less heavy as a way to achieve better fuel efficiency and handling.
Limble CMMS Technology
Limble CMMS Industries
Limelight Companies
Limit Switch Technology A limit switch is an electromechanical device that consists of an actuator mechanically linked to a set of contacts. When an object comes into contact with the actuator, the device operates the contacts to make or break an electrical connection.
Limited Liability Company Legal A corporate structure whereby the members of the company cannot be held personally liable for the company’s debts of liabilities.
Limited Liability Partnership Finance A limited liability partnership (LLP) is a partnership in which some or all partners (depending on the jurisdiction) have limited liabilities.
Limited Partnership Legal A limited partnership exists when two or more partners unite to jointly conduct a business in which one or more of the partners is liable only to the extent of the amount of money that partner has invested.
Lincoln National Companies A Fortune 250 American holding company, which operates multiple insurance and investment management businesses through subsidiary companies
Line of Credit Finance Amount of credit extended to a borrower
Linguistic Validation Technology Linguistic validation is the process of investigating the reliability, conceptual equivalence, and content validity of translations of patient-reported outcome (PRO) measures.
LinkedIn Companies Business and employment social networking service
LinkedIn Learning Technology
LinkedIn Pulse Companies LinkedIn Pulse was a news aggregation app for Android, iOS and HTML5 browsers, originally released in 2010. The app, in its original incarnation, was deprecated in 2015 and integrated into LinkedIn.
LinkedIn Recruiter Companies A LinkedIn Recruiter offers access to contact intelligence for recruiters.
LinkedIn Sales Navigator Companies The LinkedIn Sales Navigator helps provide business contact information for sales teams.
LinkedIn Talent Connect Marketing Annual conference for talent professionals
Linux Technology An open-source operating system modelled on UNIX.
Lionbridge Companies Lionbridge Technologies, Inc. is a multinational software and professional services company specializing in language translation, localization, software testing, e-learning translation, internationalization, interpretation, software development & testing, and content development services.
Liquid Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry Healthcare Liquid chromatography mass spectrometry (LC-MS) is an analytical chemistry technique that combines the physical separation capabilities of liquid chromatography with the mass analysis capabilities of mass spectrometry.
Liquidity Finance
Liquidity Bucketing Finance
Liquidity Management Finance The ability to trade an asset, such as a stock or bond, at its current price.
Liquidity Planning Finance
Liquidity Ratio Finance
Liquidity Risk Finance Liquidity risk is a financial risk that for a certain period of time a given financial asset, security or commodity cannot be traded quickly enough in the market without impacting the market price.
Liquidity Risk Evaluation Finance
Liquidity Risk Management Finance
Liquidity Rule Finance
LiquidPlanner Technology An online project management software company based in Seattle.
Liquified Natural Gas Industries
ListenLoop Companies ListenLoop is an advertising technology company.
Litecoin Finance Litecoin is a peer-to-peer cryptocurrency and open source software project released under the MIT/X11 license.
LITE-ON Technology Companies
Lithium Technologies Companies A San Francisco-based provider of software that allows businesses to connect with their customers on social media and digital channels
Live Cattle Finance Cattle that can be traded in mercantile and option exchanges.
Live Content Feed Marketing A social IT application that provides a place to post and share content in a ServiceNow instance.
Live Streaming Marketing Transmit or receive live video and audio coverage of an event over the Internet.
Live Video Encoding Technology Live video encoding takes analog source content and converts it to a digital format, live.
LiveAgent Technology multichannel helpdesk software
LiveAgent Marketing multichannel helpdesk software
LiveEngage Technology chat software, customer support bot
LiveEngage Marketing chat software, customer support bot
LiveRamp Companies An identity resolution provider offering data onboarding
LiveRamp Privacy Manager Technology a consent managmenet solution offered by LiveRamp
LiveVox Technology cloud-based contact center solution
LiveVox Marketing cloud-based contact center solution
Living Will Legal A written statement detailing a person’s desires regarding their medical treatment in circumstances in which they a re no longer able to express informed consent, especially an advance directive.
LivingSocial Inc. Companies LivingSocial is an online marketplace that allows its registered users to buy and share things to do in their city. Formerly headquartered in Washington, D.C., LivingSocial had roughly 70 million members around the world in 2013.
LLoyd’s Bank PLC Companies Lloyds Bank plc is a British retail and commercial bank with branches across England and Wales.
LNG Industries
LNG supply and demand Finance
Load Balancer Technology A load balancer is a device that acts as a reverse proxy and distributes network or application traffic across a number of. servers.
Load Balancing Technology A load balancer is a device that acts as a reverse proxy and distributes network or application traffic across a number of servers.  Load balancers are used to increase capacity and reliability of applications.
Load Testing Technology The process of putting demand on a software system or computing device and measuring its response.
Loaders Industries Heavy equipment vehicle designed to transport materials
Loan Agreement Legal A loan agreement is a contract between a borrower and a lender which regulates the mutual promises made by each party.
Loans Finance Sums of money borrowed from a creditor, usually repaid with interest
Local Area Networking Technology A network that connects computers and other devices in a relatively small area, typically a single building or a group of buildings.
Local Courier Supply Chain A local courier is a person or company that delivers items locally.
Local Government Government The administration of a particular town, county, or district, with representatives elected by those who live there.
Local Marketing Marketing A marketing term that refers to the application of different variables in a business’ marketing mix dependent on localized specifications including the consumer, competition, and store characteristics.
Local Partnerships Administration Business relationships that are fostered to be beneficial to both entities.
Local-Area Network Technology A geographically limited communication network that connects users within a defined area. A LAN is generally contained within a building or small group of buildings and is managed and owned by a single enterprise. The shorter distances within a building or campus enable faster communications at a lower cost than wide-area networks (WANs).
Localization Marketing The process of making something local in character or restricting it to a particular place.
Localytics Companies A mobile engagement platform that enables companies to improve mobile app acquisition, engagement, and retention
Location Analytics Operations The ability to gain business insight from the location component of business data.
Location Data Technology Location Data is defined as any data processed in an electronic communications network or by an electronic communications service indicating the geographical position of the terminal equipment of a user of a public electronic communications service, including data relating to the latitude, longitude or altitude of the terminal equipment, the direction of travel of the user, or the time the location information was recorded.
Location Intelligence Software Technology
Location Tracking Technology
Location-Based Marketing Marketing Defined as the use of mobile marketing to target mobile users within a certain geographic area.
Location-Based Services Technology Services offered through a mobile phone and take into account the device’s geographical location.
Lockheed Martin Companies American global aerospace, defense, security and advanced technologies company with worldwide interests
Lockton Companies Lockton Companies Inc. provides insurance, risk management and employee benefits solutions.
Log Files Technology In computing, a logfile is a file that records either events that occur in an operating system or other software runs, or messages between different users of a communication software.
Log Management Technology The collective processes and policies used to administer and facilitate the generation, transmission, analysis, storage, archiving and ultimate disposal of the large volumes of log data created within an information system.
Logi Analytics Technology Logi Analytics, Inc. is a computer software company headquartered in McLean, Virginia, United States with offices in the UK and Sweden. It offers interactive data visualization products for business intelligence and business analytics.
Logic Analyzer Technology electronic instrument that captures and displays multiple signals from digital system or digital circuit.
Logicworks Companies
LogistiCare Healthcare helps healthcare providers protect the transportation rights of patients
Logistics and Procurement Supply Chain A procurement supply chain person is directly responsible for the purchasing or procurement of any product or services.  A logistics supply chain person is focused on the logistical cost and efficiencies within the supply chain of an organization,
LogMeIn Companies LogMeIn (LOGM) is a provider of software as a service and cloud-based remote connectivity services for collaboration, IT management and customer engagement. The company’s products give users and administrators access to remote computers.
Logo Creation Marketing A recognizable graphic design element, often including a name, symbol or trademark, representing an organization or product
London Stock Exchange Finance London based information about stock prices, indices, international markets and RNS news announcements.
Long Term Care Healthcare A continuum of medical and social services designed to support the needs of people living with chronic health problems that affect their ability to perform everyday activities.
Long Term Evolution Technology Is a 4G wireless broadband technology developed by the Third Generation Partnership Project, an industry trade group.
Long-Range Planning Healthcare Exercise aimed at formulating a long-term plan, to meet future needs estimated usually by extrapolation of present or known needs.
Looker Companies Looker is a data-discovery app that provides an intuitive approach to data exploration. It offers a web-based interface that business users can utilize to tap into the expertise of their data analytics team.
Lookingglass Companies
Loophole Legal A loophole is an ambiguity or inadequacy in a system, such as a law or security, which can be used to circumvent or otherwise avoid the purpose, implied or explicitly stated, of the system.
Loss Prevention Operations Method for reducing shrinkage
Lotame Companies The leading independent data management platform (DMP) used by companies around the world to make audience data meaningful and actionable
Lotus Notes Technology Messaging and groupware software from INM Lotus that was introduced in 1989 for OS/2 and later expanded to Windows, Mac, Unix, NetWare, As/400 and S/390.  Notes provides e-mail, document sharing, workflow, group discussions and calendaring and scheduling.
Low Earth Orbit Industries Orbital plane located from several hundred to a few thousand miles about the earth’s surface. LEO systems can be regional or global and require many more satellites than GEO-based systems to provide service. Big LEO systems provide mobile satellite phone services and consist of satellite constellations of some 48 to 66 satellites. See also GEO and middle earth orbit (MEO).
Low Income Taxpayer Clinics Legal A matching grant program that provides federal funds to organizations so they in turn can provide LITC services to taxpayers who are low income or who speak English as a second language.
Low Latency Ethernet Operations Refers to the network connections used by financial institutions to connect to stock exchanges and Electronic communication networks (ECNs) to execute financial transactions.
Low-code Application Platform (LCAP) Technology
Loyalty Program Marketing A customer loyalty program is a rewards program offered by a company to customers who frequently make purchases. A loyalty program may give a customer free merchandise, rewards, coupons, or even advance released products.
Lucent Companies Lucent Technologies, Inc., was an American multinational telecommunications equipment company headquartered in Murray Hill, New Jersey, in the United States.
Lucidworks Companies
Lucidworks Technology
Lyons Consulting Group Companies Lyons Consulting Group, LLC is a digital advertising and IT consulting company. The company provides consulting, digital agency, system integration, technology services, and other managed services.

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M&A Finance
M&A Lawyer Legal Deals with the laws affecting the purchase of one company by another, or the blending of two companies into a new entity.
M&T Bank Companies M&T Bank Corporation is a bank holding company headquartered in Buffalo, New York.
M*Modal Healthcare
Mac OS X Technology A development platform that supports multiple development technologies including UNIX, Java, the proprietary Cocoa and Carbon runtime environments, and a host of open source, Web, scripting, database and development technologies.
Machine Control Technology Machine control is used to accurately position earthwork machinery based on 3D design models and GPS systems, and thus aid machine operators to e.g. control the position of a road grader’s blade
Machine Data Technology Machine data is digital information created by the activity of computers, mobile phones, embedded systems and other networked devices.
Machine Learning Technology An application of artificial intelligence that provides systems the ability to automatically learn and improve from experience without being explicitly programmed.
Machine Learning Platform Technology
Machine Readable News Finance
Machine Safety Industries Machine Safety refers to procedures and practices used to protect assets when working with machines.
Machine Translation Technology Machine translation, sometimes referred to by the abbreviation MT (not to be confused with computer-aided translation, machine-aided human translation (MAHT) or interactive translation) is a sub-field of computational linguistics that investigates the use of software to translate text or speech from one language to another.
Machine-to-Machine Technology An important aspect of warehouse management, remote control, robotics, traffic control, logistic services, supply chain management, fleet management and telemedicine.
Macintosh Technology Line of personal computers developed by Apple
Madison Logic Companies An aggregator of B2B intent data, providing B2B marketing and sales teams insights about when their customers are actively in market
Magellan Health Services Companies Magellan Health Services is a healthcare management organization that focuses on managing behavioral healthcare and diagnostic imaging.
Magento Technology An open sourced e-commerce platform written in php.
Magic Quadrant Marketing Magic Quadrant (MQ) refers to a series published by IT consulting firm Gartner of market research reports that rely on proprietary qualitative data analysis methods to demonstrate market trends, such as direction, maturity and participants.
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Healthcare A technique that uses a magnetic field and radio waves to create detailed images of the organs and tissues within your body.
Magnetic Sensors Technology
Magnetic Stirrer Healthcare A magnetic stirrer is a laboratory device that employs a rotating magnetic field to cause a stir bar immersed in a liquid to spin very quickly.
Magnetic Storage Device Technology
Magnetoencephalography Healthcare A functional neuroimaging technique for mapping brain activity by recording magnetic fields produced by electrical currents occurring naturally in the brain, using very sensitive magnetometers.
Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act Legal The Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act of a united States federal law, enacted in 1975, it is a deferral statute that governs warranties on consumer products.
Mail Order Marketing The selling of goods to customers by mail, generally involving selection from a special catalog.
Mail Servers Technology A mail server is an application that receives incoming e-mail from local users and remote senders and forwards outgoing e-mail for delivery.
MailChimp Companies An email service offered through the URL www.mailchimp.com that allows you to create, send, and manage email newsletters to individual recipients.
Mailing List Marketing A mailing list is a collection of names and addresses used by an individual or an organization to send material to multiple recipients.
Main Automation Contractor Operations A Main Automation Contractor (MAC) is a single, responsible contractor who works as a partner with the end user and manages the life cycle of the oil and gas operations automation solution.
Mainframes Technology A large high-speed computer, especially one supporting numerous workstations or peripherals.
Maintenance Care CMMS Technology
Maintenance Care CMMS Industries
Maintenance Connection Technology
Maintenance Connection Industries
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul Operations Maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) is an essential requirement to ensure that aircraft are maintained in pre-determined conditions of airworthiness to safely transport passengers and cargo.
Malicious Domains Technology Malicious domains usually refer to a series of illegal activities, posing threats to people’s privacy and property through a hosting websites.
Malware Analysis Technology Malware analysis is the study or process of determining the functionality, origin and potential impact of a given malware sample such as a virus, worm, trojan horse, rootkit, or backdoor.
Malware and Vulnerabilities Technology Maleware is an umbrella term used to refer to a variety of forms of hostile or intrusive software, including computer viruses, worms, trojan horses, ransomware, spyware, adware, scareware, and other malicious programs.
Malware Attacks Technology A malware attack is a piece of malicious software which takes over a person’s computer in order to spread the bug onto other people’s devices and profiles.
Malware Detection Technology Maleware detection is the detection of a variety of forms of hostile or intrusive software.
Malware Threats Technology Malware threats are the kind of harmful computer code or web script designed to create system vulnerabilities leading to back doors, security breaches, information and data theft, and other potential damages to files and computing systems.
Malwarebytes Companies Malwarebytes (formerly Malwarebytes Anti-Malware, abbreviated as MBAM) is an anti-malware software for Microsoft Windows, macOS, and Android that finds and removes malware. Made by Malwarebytes Corporation, it was first released in January 2006.
Man In The Browser Technology Man-in-the-browser (MITB, MitB, MIB, MiB), a form of Internet threat related to man-in-the-middle (MITM), is a proxy Trojan horse[1] that infects a web browser by taking advantage of vulnerabilities in browser security to modify web pages, modify transaction content or insert additional transactions, all in a completely covert fashion invisible to both the user and host web application.
Man in the Middle Attack Technology A man-in-the-middle attack (MITM) is an attack where the attacker secretly relays and possibly alters the communication between two parties who believe they are directly communicating with each other. One example of man-in-the-middle attacks is active eavesdropping, in which the attacker makes independent connections with the victims and relays messages between them to make them believe they are talking directly to each other over a private connection, when in fact the entire conversation is controlled by the attacker.
Manage IT Spend Finance
Manage Risk Finance
Managed Care Healthcare A system of health care in which patients agree to visit only certain doctors and hospitals, and in which the cost of treatment is monitored by a managing company.
Managed Database Technology A collection of information that is organized so that it can be easily accessed, managed and updated.
Managed Detection and Response Technology Managed Detection and Response (MDR) is an all-encompassing cybersecurity service used to detect and respond to cyber-attacks.
Managed Hosting Services Technology An IT provisioning model in which a service provider leases dedicated servers and associated hardware to a single client.
Managed Internet of Things Technology
Managed IP Telephony Technology Managed Ip Telephony services: the managed service provider is responsible for ensuring that VoIP calls are properly terminated to the PSTN.
Managed Portfolios Finance Portfolios that are managed by an investment professional who frequently buys and sells investments
Managed Print Services Operations Program for controlling aspects of business printing devices
Managed Security Services Technology A managed security service provider is an Internet service provider that provides an organization with some amount of network security management, which may include virus blocking, spam blocking, intrusion detection, firewalls, and virtual private network management.
Managed Service Provider Technology A company that remotely manages a customer’s IT infrastructure and/or end-user systems, typically on a proactive basis and under a subscription model.
Managed Services Technology The practice of outsourcing on a proactive basis management responsibilities and functions and a strategic method for improving operations and cutting expenses.
Managed Video Delivery Technology Managed video delivery provides an opportunity for agencies to take the worry out of purchasing and managing expensive video conferencing systems, providing immersive telepresence opportunities for agencies on a pay-as-you-go basis.
Managed Workplace Services Technology
Management and Executive Development Human Resources A process in which managers learn better skills for accomplishing their jobs and management skills.
Management Consulting Administration The practice of helping organizations to improve their performance, operating primarily through the analysis of existing organizational problems and the development of plans for improvement.
Management Development Human Resources A process in which managers learn better skills for accomplishing their jobs and management skills.
Management Fundamentals Administration Key principles of managing resources to accomplish objectives
Management Services Organization Technology A service organization of an integrated delivery system or hospital that provides management services for multiple affiliated physician practices and clinics.
ManagerPlus Technology
ManagerPlus Industries
MangoApps Technology A service that provides real-time messaging.
ManTech International Corporation Companies
Manufacturers Tax Finance Tax reporting responsibilities and various tax incentives as it applies to manufacturing businesses.
Manufacturing Analytics Technology Manufacturing Analytics is a set of advanced analytical tools that help in generating insights from historical and present process data and identifying relationships and patterns from various manufacturing processes.
Manufacturing Efficiency Operations Manufacturing Efficiency is the level of performance in which your company is manufacturing its product or products. It is something that should be constantly monitored and improved upon.
Manufacturing Execution System Technology Manufacturing execution systems are computerized systems used in manufacturing, to track and document the transformation of raw materials to finished goods.
Manufacturing Operations Management Technology Manufacturing operations management (MOM) is a methodology for viewing an end-to-end manufacturing process with a view to optimizing efficiency. There are many types of MOM software, including for production management, performance analysis, quality and compliance, and human machine interface (HMI).
Manufacturing Software Technology Software designed to aid in the manufacturing process
MapD Companies MapD is a Lightning-Fast GPU Database Platform for Interactive SQL and Real-Time Visual Analytics on Massive Datasets.
MapR Companies A software company that has been one of the principal contributors to several open-source Hadoop projects, including apache Hbase, Apache Hive, Apache Zookeeper and Apache Pig.
Margin Call Finance A broker’s demand on an investor using margin to deposit additional money or securities so that the margin account is brought up to the minimum maintenance margin.
Margin Requirements Finance
MariaDB Technology MariaDB is a community-developed fork of the MySQL relational database management system intended to remain free under the GNU GPL.
Marin Software Companies Marin Software is an online advertising company used by brands and agencies to measure, manage, and optimize billions of dollars in annualized ad spending across the web and mobile devices.
Marine Propulsion Industries Marine propulsion is the mechanism or system used to generate thrust to move a ship or boat across water.
Market Analysis Finance
Market Capitalization Finance The value of a company that is traded on the stock market, calculated by multiplying the total number of shares by the present share price
Market Charts Finance
Market Data Finance Market data is price and trade-related data for a financial instrument reported by a trading venue such as a stock exchange.
Market Development Marketing A growth strategy that identifies and develops new market segments for current products
Market Development Funds Sales Funds used to help finance a third party for indirect sales
Market Economy Finance A market economy is an economic system in which economic decisions and the pricing of goods and services are guided solely by the aggregate interactions of a country’s individual citizens and businesses; there is little government intervention or central planning.
Market Entry Strategy Marketing A Market Entry Strategy is the planned method of delivering goods or services to a new target market and distributing them there.
Market Expansion Marketing The process of offering a product or service to a wider section of an existing market or into a new demographic, psychographic or geographic market.
Market Insight Marketing
Market Monitoring Finance
Market News Finance
Market Penetration Marketing The successful selling of a product or service in a specific market, and it is measured by the amount of sales volume of an existing good or service compared to the total target market for that product or service
Market Research Marketing The action or activity of gathering information about consumers’ needs and preferences.
Market Research Analysis Finance The action or activity of gathering information about consumers’ needs and preferences.
Market Sizing Marketing Market Sizing is the process of estimating the potential of a market. Understanding the potential of a market is important for companies looking to launch a new product or service.
Market Surveillance Finance
Market Volatility Finance A statistical measure of the dispersion of returns for a given security or market index.
Market Volatility Index Finance A popular measure of the implied volatility of S&P 500 index options, calculated by the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE)
Marketing Analytics Marketing The practice of measuring, managing and analyzing marketing performance
Marketing Attribution Marketing The identification of a set of user actions that contribute in some manner to a desired outcome, and then the assignment of a value to each of these events.
Marketing Automation Marketing Refers to the software that exists with the goal of automating marketing actions.
Marketing Automation Platform Technology Refers to the software that exists with the goal of automating marketing actions.
Marketing Automation Tools Marketing Software platforms and technologies designed to more effectively market on multiple channels online (such as email, social media, and websites) and automate repetitive tasks
Marketing Budgets Marketing A marketing plan in terms of costs; an estimated amount of cost that will be required to promoted products or services.
Marketing Campaign Marketing Marketing campaigns promote a product through different media, including television, radio, print and online platforms.
Marketing Challenges Marketing A current non-market leader actively trying to move up within their industry.
Marketing Communications Marketing Marketing communications (MC, marcom(s), marcomm(s)) uses different marketing channels and tools in combination: Marketing communication channels focuses on any way a business communicates a message to its desired market, or the market in general.
Marketing Dashboards Marketing A central meeting place for all these data sources so that digital markets can get a full understanding of SEO performance from a number of perspectives through metrics.
Marketing Department Reorganization Marketing
Marketing Ecosystem Marketing The specific strategies and individual tools included in a marketing ecosystem and used to execute digital marketing campaigns are dependent on many factors including the goals for the campaign as well as the company’s industry and their customer’s buying habits.
Marketing Email Marketing The process of sending a commercial message, typically to a group of people, using email
Marketing Funnel Marketing The marketing funnel is a system that helps track the stages consumers or purchasers travel through to eventually make a buying decision.
Marketing Information Systems Marketing Designed to support marketing decision making.
Marketing Initiatives Marketing A marketing initiative is essentially anything that is clearly defined as a marketing effort.
Marketing KPI Marketing Key performance indicators, specifically within the marketing division. Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are one of the most over-used and little understood terms in business development and management. They are too often taken to mean any metric or data used to measure business performance.
Marketing Leads Marketing A potential sales contact.
Marketing Management Marketing The process of overseeing and planning new product development, advertising, promotions and sales.
Marketing Management Software Marketing Software that supports marketing operations management.
Marketing Maturity Marketing Marketing Maturity Assessment. Determine your organization’s digital maturity level to define the talent and technology investments needed to push your organization forward.
Marketing Messaging Marketing A promotional message can come in many forms, such as television or magazine advertisement, or a slogan on a product package.
Marketing Mix Marketing The marketing mix (also known as the 4 Ps) is a foundation model in marketing. The marketing mix has been defined as the ‘set of marketing tools that the firm uses to pursue its marketing objectives in the target’.
Marketing Operations Marketing The function has emerged due to the need for a more transparent, efficient, and accountable view of marketing.
Marketing Optimization Marketing Marketing Optimization is the process of improving the marketing efforts of an organization in an effort to maximize the desired business outcomes.
Marketing Outsourcing Marketing
Marketing Performance Measurement Marketing Marketing performance measurement (MPM), or marketing performance management, is the systematic management of marketing resources and processes to achieve measurable gain in return on investment and efficiency, while maintaining quality in customer experience.
Marketing Plans Marketing A comprehensive document or blueprint that outlines a company’s advertising and marketing efforts for the coming year.
Marketing Programs Marketing A marketing program is a coordinated, thoughtfully designed set of activities that help you achieve your marketing objectives. Your marketing objectives are strategic sales goals that fit your strengths and are a good way to stretch your business in its current situation.
Marketing Reporting Marketing A market report reflects the market condition in terms of product or service.
Marketing Research Marketing The action of activity of gathering information about consumer’s needs and preferences.
Marketing Resource Management Marketing A systematic method of managing marketing resources such as digital assets, collateral, schedules, forecasts and budgets.
Marketing ROI Marketing Return on marketing investment is the contribution to profit attributable to marketing divided by the marketing ‘invested’ or risked.
Marketing Skills Marketing Marketing skills are abilities that are required for a career in marketing or allow for more success within the field. Although marketing obviously involves many different skill sets, depending on the job, there are certain core skills that most marking positions require.
Marketing Software 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.
Marketing Staffing Marketing
Marketing Strategy Marketing A process or model to allow a company or organization to focus limited resources on the best opportunities to increase sales and thereby achieve a sustainable competitive advantage.
Marketing Technology Technology Marketing Technology are tools that make life simpler for marketers to market. They automate difficult, time-consuming and repetitive manual tasks to surface customer insight.
Marketing Tips Marketing The strategic functions involved in identifying and appealing to particular groups of consumers, often including activities such as advertising, branding, pricing, and sales.
Marketing Tools Marketing Product development and promotional strategies and actions that a company uses to develop and promote its products or services.
Marketing Workflow Marketing A sequence of processes that govern the tactical elements of your campaigns.
MarketInvoice Companies A business finance intermediary, which allows businesses to sell their unpaid invoices to provide working capital
Marketo Companies A marketing automation tool that allows you to score leads based on their activity to determine how sales ready they are.
Marketo Technology A marketing automation tool that allows you to score leads based on their activity to determine how sales ready they are.
Marketo Marketing A marketing automation tool that allows you to score leads based on their activity to determine how sales ready they are.
Marketo Marketing Nation Summit Marketing The Marketing Nation Summit brings together the best and brightest in digital transformation of marketing, advertising, IT, services, and beyond.
Markets and Markets Finance A market is one of the many varieties of systems, institutions, procedures, social relations and infrastructures whereby parties engage in exchange.
MarkLogic Technology An American software business that develops and provides an enterprise NoSQL database, also named MarkLogic.
Mark-to-Market Finance
Mark-Up Mark-Down Finance
MARS collateral management Finance
MARS Valuations Finance
MARS XVA Finance
Marsh Companies Marsh provides insurance broking and risk management services.
Marsh & McLennan Companies Companies Marsh & McLennan Companies is a global professional services firm with businesses in insurance brokerage, risk management, reinsurance services, talent management, investment advisory, and management consulting
Mashery Technology The leading provider of web services and API management solutions enabling software-driven companies to unlock and accelerate their web services channel.
Mashup Technology A mashup is an assembly of existing software and data services into new Web-based solutions.
Mass Customization Healthcare Mass customization is the use of flexible computer-aided manufacturing systems to produce custom output. Such systems combine the low unit costs of mass production processes with the flexibility of individual customization.
Mass Notification Solutions Operations Ideas for achieving deliverance of business messages on a large scale
Massively Multiplayer Online Game Technology A massively multiplayer online game (MMOG, or more commonly, MMO) is an online game with large numbers of players, typically from hundreds to thousands, on the same server.
Master Boot Record Technology A master boot record (MBR) is a special type of boot sector at the very beginning of partitioned computer mass storage devices like fixed disks or removable drives intended for use with IBM PC-compatible systems and beyond. The concept of MBRs was publicly introduced in 1983 with PC DOS 2.0.
Master Data Technology Master Data represents the business objects that contain the most valuable, agreed upon information shared across an organization. It can cover relatively static reference data, transactional, unstructured, analytical, hierarchical and metadata. It is the primary focus of the information technology (IT) discipline of master data management (MDM).
Master Data Management Marketing Master Data Management is the comprehensive method used to consistently define and manage the critical data of an organization to provide a single point of reference.
MasterCard Companies
MasterControl Companies MasterControl Inc. designs solutions to digitize, automate, and integrate quality and compliance processes across the product lifecycle from concept to commercialization.
Material Handling Operations Movement of materials across a short distance
Material Planning Operations Organizing materials to meet production plan objectives
Material Requirements Planning Operations System used to manage manufacturing processes
Materials Management Operations Strategy for organizing materials and related processes
Materials Manufacturing Operations Process by which raw materials are created
Materials Science Industries Materials science, also commonly termed materials science and engineering, is an interdisciplinary field that involves the discovery and design of new materials, with an emphasis on solids
Materials Technology Operations Relatively comprehensive discipline that begins with the production of goods from raw materials to processing of materials into the shapes and forms needed for specific applications.
Maxon Companies CINEMA 4D is a 3D modeling, animation, motion graphic and rendering application developed by MAXON Computer GmbH in Germany.
Maya Companies Maya is a 3D animation, modeling, simulation, and rendering software for film, games, and TV.
MBA Programs Human Resources A program where a person can obtain a master of business administration graduate degree.
McAfee, Inc. Companies McAfee, Inc. is an American global computer security software company headquartered in Santa Clara, California and claims to be the world’s largest dedicated security technology company.
McKesson Companies An American company distributing pharmaceuticals and providing health information technology, medical supplies, and care management tools.
MD Live Companies MDLIVE is a telehealth provider. The company provides patients, health plans, health systems and self-insured employers with access to board-certified doctors, pediatricians and licensed therapists via online video, phone or a smartphone app.
MDSL Technology MDSL are world leaders in Technology Expense Management Solutions, Market Data Management and related services and partner with enterprises to provide clarity, control, compliance, and cost savings across their global technology estates.
Measure Impact Government Impact measurement is the process of trying to find out what effect an intervention (such as a funding programme) is having on people, organisations or their external physical, economic, political or social environment.
Mechanical System Industries A mechanical system manages power to accomplish a task that involves forces and movement.
Mechanical Turk Operations A crowdsourcing Internet marketplace enabling individuals and businesses to coordinate the use of human intelligence to perform tasks that computers are currently unable to do.
Medallia Companies Medallia is based in San Mateo, California, and provides Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) Customer Experience Management (CEM) and Enterprise Feedback Management (EFM) software and services to hospitality, retail, financial services, high-tech, and business-to-business (B2B) companies internationally.
MedeAnalytics Healthcare
Medecision Healthcare
MEDHOST Healthcare
Media Asset Management Technology A business process for organizing, storing, and retrieving rich media and managing digital rights and permissions.
Media Attribution Marketing The process of identifying a set of user actions that contribute in some manner to a desired outcome, and then assigning a value to each of these events.
Media Management Systems Marketing Any task that relates to processing your media is considered to be media management, such as capturing, compressing, copying, moving, or deleting media files.
Media Oriented Systems Transport Technology MOST (Media Oriented Systems Transport) is a high-speed multimedia network technology optimized by the automotive industry.
Media Planning Marketing To determine the best combination of media to achieve the marketing campaign objectives.
MediaBeacon Companies MediaBeacon provides digital asset management systems, enterprise portals, content analytics for medium and large scale enterprises.
MediaMath Companies Producer of the TerminalOne platform and the founder of the New Marketing Institute.
MediaPRO Technology
Mediation Human Resources An action in mediating between parties, as to effect an agreement or reconciliation.
Medical Aesthetics Healthcare An inclusive term for specialties that focus on improving cosmetic appearance through the treatment of conditions including scars, skin laxity, wrinkles, moles, liver spots, excess fat, cellulite, unwanted hair, skin discoloration, and spider veins.
Medical Billing Healthcare Payment practice within the US health system.  The process involves a healthcare provider submitting, and following up on, claims with health insurance companies in order to receive payment for services rendered.
Medical Coding Healthcare The transformation of healthcare diagnosis, procedures, medical services, and equipment into universal medical alphanumeric codes.
Medical Device Security Healthcare Medical device security, similar to cybersecurity in other computer systems, protects medical devices from security breaches that would impact the safety and effectiveness of the device.
Medical Devices Healthcare Medical machine, contrivance, implant, in vitro reagent, or other similar or related article, including a component part, or accessory tat is: Recognized in the official National Formulary, or the US Pharmacopoeia, or any supplement to them.
Medical Diagnosis Healthcare Medical diagnosis (abbreviated Dx or DS) is the process of determining which disease or condition explains a person’s symptoms and signs. It is most often referred to as diagnosis with the medical context being implicit.
Medical Equipment Healthcare Medical equipment (also known as armamentarium) is designed to aid in the diagnosis, monitoring or treatment of medical conditions.
Medical Errors and Prevention Healthcare A medical error is a preventable adverse effect of care, whether or not it is evident or harmful to the patient.
Medical Identity Theft Healthcare
Medical Image Sharing / Exchange Healthcare A term for the electronic exchange of medical images between hospitals, physicians and patients.
Medical Imaging Healthcare The technique and process of creating visual representations of the interior of a body for clinical analysis and medical intervention, as well as visual representation of the function of some organs or tissues.
Medical Management Technology Medical management is an umbrella term that encompasses the use of IT for health, disease, care and case management functions. Medical management strategies are designed to modify consumer and provider behavior to improve the quality and outcome of healthcare delivery.
Medical Practice Healthcare Providing health care regardless of age or sex while placing emphasis on the family unit.
Medical Privacy Healthcare The practice of maintaining the security and confidentiality of patient records.
Medical Supplies Healthcare Medical supplies refers to the non-durable disposable health care materials ordered or prescribed by a physician, which is primarily and customarily used to serve a medical purpose and includes ostomy supplies, catheters, oxygen, and diabetic supplies.
Medical Supply Chain Healthcare The regulation of the flow of medical goods and services from manufacturer to patient.
Medical Technology Healthcare Encompasses a wide range of healthcare products and is used to diagnose, monitor or treat diseases or medical conditions affecting humans.
Medical Test Healthcare A medical test is a kind of medical procedure performed to detect, diagnose, or monitor diseases, disease processes, susceptibility, and determine a course of treatment. It is related to clinical chemistry and molecular diagnostics, and the procedures are typically performed in a medical laboratory.
Medicare Healthcare The federal health insurance program for people who are 65 or older, certain younger people with disabilities, and people with end-stage renal disease.
Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act Healthcare Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA), commonly called the Permanent Doc Fix, is a United States statute. It changes the payment system for doctors who treat Medicare patients. It revises the Balanced Budget Act of 1997.
Medicare Tax Finance A tax deducted from employee’s paychecks that goes to pay for medical benefits for people over 65 years of age.  Medicare tax is paid by both employee and employer.
Medication Dispensing Healthcare The in-office preparation and delivery of prescription drugs to patients in physician practices and other clinical settings
Medication Order Healthcare A medication order is written directions provided by a prescribing practitioner for a specific medication to be administered to an individual. The prescribing practitioner may also give a medication order verbally to a licensed person such as a pharmacist or a nurse.
Medidata Solutions Companies An American based global SaaS technology company that specializes in developing and marketing a cloud-based platform of applications and data analytics to address operations throughout clinical trials.
Meditech Healthcare Meditech is a software and service company selling information systems for healthcare organizations.
Mediware Information Systems Healthcare
Meeting Solutions Operations
Meetup Companies Social networking service that facilitates offline group meetings
Memory Card Technology A memory card is a small, flat flash drive used especially in digital cameras and mobile phones.
Mendix Companies a low code application platform provider
Mendix Technology a low code application platform provider
Menlo Logistics Companies Menlo Logistics is a global supply chain company operating in 20 countries on five continents. Its core business offerings include third-party logistics and supply chain management.
Mentoring Human Resources A professional relationship in which an experienced person assists another in developing specific skills and knowledge.
Merchandising Marketing Merchandising is the activity of promoting the sale of goods, especially by their presentation in retail outlets.
Merchant Account Finance A merchant account is a type of bank account that allows businesses to accept payments in multiple ways, typically debit or credit cards.
Merchant Cash Advances Finance A Merchant Cash Advance was originally structured as a lump-sum payment to a business in exchange for an agreed-upon percentage of future credit card and/or debit card sales. The term is now commonly used to describe a variety of small business financing options characterized by short payment terms (generally under 24 months) and small regular payments (typically paid each business day) as opposed to the larger monthly payments and longer payment terms associated with traditional bank loans.
Merchant Discount Rate Finance The merchant discount rate is the rate charged to a merchant for payment processing services on debit and credit card transactions. The merchant must setup this service and agree to the rate prior to accepting debit and credit cards as payment.
Merchant e-Solutions Companies Merchant e-Solutions is a global payment processor and helps merchants accept payments anywhere and easily manage all on one platform.
Merchant Services Companies Payment processing service provider
Merck Companies An American pharmaceutical company and one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world
Mergers & Acquisitions Due Diligence Finance An activity that occurs during M&A transactions that sheds light on whether or not the transaction should occur, how it should be structured, and how much should be paid; this activity focuses on analyzing the strategic position, financial data, operational assets, and legal matters of the target firm
Mergers and Acquisitions Finance The area of corporate finances, management and strategy dealing with purchasing and joining with other companies
Meridian Medical Management Healthcare
Merit-Based Incentive Payment System Finance The Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) is one of the two payment tracks created under MACRA; the other is the Advanced Alternative Payment Model (AAPM) track.
Merkle Companies A performance marketing agency specializing in data-based marketing solutions
Merrill Lynch Companies Merrill Lynch Wealth Management is a wealth management division of Bank of America.
Mesh Networking Technology A mesh network is a local network topology in which the infrastructure nodes (i.e. bridges, switches and other infrastructure devices) connect directly, dynamically and non-hierarchically to as many other nodes as possible and cooperate with one another to efficiently route data from/to clients.
Message Queuing Telemetry Transport Technology MQTT[1] (Message Queuing Telemetry Transport) is an ISO standard (ISO/IEC PRF 20922)[2] publish-subscribe-based messaging protocol.
Messaging Solutions Technology Sofware or products that provide email, voicemail, instant messaging and other communication needs.
Meta Tags Technology Meta tags are snippets of text that describe a page’s content; the meta tags don’t appear on the page itself, but only in the page’s code. We all know tags from blog culture, and meta tags are more or less the same thing, little content descriptors that help tell search engines what a web page is about.
Metal-oxide semiconductor field-effect transistor Industries A field effect transistor that has a thin layer of silicon oxide between the gate and the channel.
Metals Finance
MetLife Companies The holding company for Metropolitan Life Insurance which provides life, auto, home, dental, and vision insurance
MetroPCS Companies United States company that provides prepaid wireless services.
Mezzanine Finance Finance A hybrid of debt and equity financing that gives the lender the rights to convert to an ownership or equity interest in the company in case of default, after venture capital companies and other senior lenders are paid
M-Files Companies M-Files provides a next generation intelligent information management platform that improves business performance by helping people find and use information more effectively.
Micro Data Center Technology A smaller or containerized data center architecture that is designed to solve different sets of problems tat take different types of compute workload that does not require to traditional facilities.
Micro Focus Companies Micro Focus is a software and information technology business. Provides enterprise application integration and management software.
Micro Focus Companies Micro Focus International is a multinational software and information technology business based in Newbury, Berkshire, England.
Micro Lot Finance The smallest position size that you can trade with.
Microbiological Culture Healthcare A microbiological culture, or microbial culture, is a method of multiplying microbial organisms by letting them reproduce in predetermined culture medium under controlled laboratory conditions. Microbial cultures are foundational and basic diagnostic methods used extensively as a research tool in molecular biology.
Microbiology Healthcare The branch of science that deals with microorganisms.
Microbiology Testing Healthcare Microbiology testing services help minimize the risk of potential damage by microbes and to ensure the microbiology quality of your products is maintained.
Microbiome Healthcare The combined genetic material of the microorganisms in a particular environment.
Microcontrollers Industries Small programmable computer on an integrated circuit
Microelectromechanical Systems Technology Microelectromechanical systems (MEMS, also written as micro-electro-mechanical, MicroElectroMechanical or microelectronic and microelectromechanical systems and the related micromechatronics) is the technology of microscopic devices, particularly those with moving parts.
Microgrids Industries Localized grids that can disconnect from the traditional grid to operate autonomously.
Micromanagement Operations Micromanagement is a management style whereby a manager closely observes and/or controls the work of his/her subordinates or employees.
Micron Technology Companies
Microorganisms Industries A microorganism or microbe is a microscopic organism, which may exist in its single-celled form, or in a colony of cells.
Micropayment Finance A micropayment is a financial transaction involving a very small sum of money and usually one that occurs online. A number of micropayment systems were proposed and developed in the mid-to-late 1990s, all of which were ultimately unsuccessful.
Microprocessors Technology Integrated circuit that can function as a central processing unit
Micropropagation Industries Micropropagation is the practice of rapidly multiplying stock plant material to produce a large number of progeny plants, using modern plant tissue culture methods.
Microscopy Technology Microscopy is the technical field of using microscopes to view objects and areas of objects that cannot be seen with the naked eye (objects that are not within the resolution range of the normal eye) [1]. There are three well-known branches of microscopy: optical, electron, and scanning probe microscopy.
microSD Technology
Microsegmentation Technology Microsegmentation refers to the process of segmenting a collision domain into various segments. Microsegmentation is mainly used to enhance the efficiency or security of the network.
Microservices Technology Microservices, also known as the microservice architecture, is an architectural style that structures an application as a collection of loosely coupled services, which implement business capabilities.
Microsoft Companies
Microsoft Access Technology Database management system provided by Microsoft
Microsoft Azure Technology A cloud computing service created by Microsoft for building, testing, deploying, and managing applications and services through a global network of Microsoft-managed data centers.
Microsoft BizTalk Technology Microsoft BizTalk is an inter-Organizational Middleware System that enables companies to automate business processes, through the use of adapters which are tailored to communicate with different software systems used in an enterprise.
Microsoft Certification Technology Someone who has passed exams about the Microsoft Windows NT operating system, related desktop systems, networking and Microsoft’s BackOffice server products.
Microsoft Dynamics 365 For Talent Technology
Microsoft Dynamics 365 For Talent Human Resources
Microsoft Dynamics CRM Technology A line of enterprise resource planning and customer relationship management software applications.
Microsoft Dynamics ERP Supply Chain Line of ERP products developed by Microsoft for midsize organizations
Microsoft Dynamics365 For Finance And Operations Technology
Microsoft Edge Technology Microsoft Edge is a web browser developed by Microsoft and included in Windows 10, windows 10 Mobile and Xbox One, replacing Internet Explorer as the default web browser on all device classes.
Microsoft Excel Technology Spreadsheet software developed by Microsoft
Microsoft Exchange Technology A mail server and calendaring server developed by Microsoft.
Microsoft Forefront Identity Manager Technology State based identity management software product designed to manage users’ digital identities, credentials and groups throughout the lifecycle of their membership of an enterprise computer system.
Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway Technology A computer software solution that provides secure remote access to corporate networks for remote employees and business partners.
Microsoft Hyper-V Technology Microsoft Hyper-V, codenamed Viridian and formerly known as Windows Server Virtualization, is a native hypervisor, it can create virtual machines on x86-64 systems running Windows.
Microsoft Ignite Companies An annual conference for developers and IT professionals
Microsoft Inspire Companies An annual conference held by Microsoft Corporation for its partner community
Microsoft Lync Technology Microsoft’s system for unified communications in the enterprise.
Microsoft Most Valuable Professional Technology Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award is given to ‘technology experts who passionately share their knowledge with the community.
Microsoft Office Technology Office suite of applications developed by Microsoft
Microsoft OneNote Technology Collaborative information management software provided by Microsoft
Microsoft Outlook Technology Personal information manager provided by Microsoft
Microsoft PowerPoint Technology Presentation software developed by Microsoft
Microsoft Project Technology Project management software developed by Microsoft
Microsoft Publisher Technology Desktop publishing software provided by Microsoft
Microsoft SharePoint Technology Highly configurable collaboration and content management platform provided by Microsoft
Microsoft Silverlight Technology Microsoft Silverlight (or simply Silverlight) is a deprecated application framework for writing and running rich Internet applications, similar to Adobe Flash.
Microsoft SQL Server Technology SQL Server is Microsoft’s relational database management system.
Microsoft Surface Technology Sieries of touchscreen Windows personal computers and interactive whiteboards designed and developed by Microsoft.
Microsoft Team Foundation Server Technology Team foundation Server is a Microsoft product that provides source code management, reporting, requirements management, project management, automated builds, lab management, testing and release management capabilities.
Microsoft Teams Technology Microsoft Teams is a platform that combines workplace chat, meetings, notes, and attachments. The service integrates with the company’s Office 365 subscription office productivity suite, including Microsoft Office and Skype, and features extensions that can integrate with non-Microsoft products.
Microsoft TechNet Technology An online resource site and web portal that includes free training resources and troubleshooting help for IT professionals.
Microsoft Technology Stack Technology Layered structure of different services that are used to develop Microsoft application solutions.
Microsoft Virtual Machine Manager Technology Virtual machine manager is a management solution for the virtualized datacenter, enabling you to o configure and manage your virtualization host, networking, and storage resources to create and deploy virtual machines and services to private clouds that you have created.
Microsoft Visio Technology Diagramming and vector graphics application provided by Microsoft
Microsoft Visual Studio Technology Microsoft Visual Studio is an integrated development environment from Microsoft.
Microsoft Word Technology Word processing software developed by Microsoft
Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference Marketing Annual conference to connect with partners, Microsoft employees and industry experts.
Microsoft Xbox Technology Gaming console created by Microsoft
MicroStrategy Companies MicroStrategy Incorporated is a company that provides business intelligence (BI), mobile software, and cloud-based services.
Microwave & Radio Frequency Industries Microwaves are electronic waves with frequencies between 300MHz and 300GHz in the electromagnetic spectrum.  Radio waves are electromagnetic waves within the frequencies 30KHz-300GHz and include microwaves.
Microwave Backhaul Technology Microwave backhaul refers to the transportation of traffic (voice, video and data) between distributed sites and a more centralised point of presence via a radio link.
Middle Market Business Marketing Sizeable firms with revenues in between $50 million and $1 billion annually
Middleware Technology Software that acts as a bridge between an operating system or database and applications, especially on a network.
Mid-Market Finance Finance The management of money of firms that have revenues which fall centrally within its operating market
Mid-Market Governance and Risk Administration
Mid-Market Growth Administration
Mid-Market Restructuring Administration
Mid-Market Technology Technology Services that help mid-market companies leverage ‘big company’ solutions, such as cloud-based services and business analytics tools that can impact operational capabilities and productivity, and provide competitive insights.
MiFID Finance
MiFID Bloomberg Finance
MiFID Compliance Finance
MiFID Equity Research Finance
MiFID II Finance
MiFID II APA Finance
MiFID II Clock Synchronisation Finance
MiFID II Equity Research Finance
MiFID II Investment Research Finance
MiFID II Pre-trade Transparency Finance
MiFID II Regulation Finance
MiFID II Research Finance
MiFID II Research Commission Finance
MiFID II Research Rules Finance
MiFID II Research Unbundling Finance
MiFID II Time Synchronization Finance
MiFID II Timeline Finance
MiFID II Timestamp Finance
MiFID II Transaction Reporting Finance
MiFID Regulation Finance
Migitate Risk Finance
Migration Technology Migration is the process of transferring data between data storage systems, data formats or computer systems.
Milage Tracking App Industries
Mileage Allowance Human Resources A deduction of automobile expenses for people using their vehicles for business, charity, moving, medical or any other purpose that qualifies for a deduction.
Military Service Human Resources A federal law that establishes rights and responsibilities for uniformed Service members and their civilian employers.
Millennial Workforce Human Resources Workers born between 1982 and 2004.
Mindtickle Inc. Companies Mindtickle Inc. provides social learning platform. The Company offers micro-learning, sales onboarding, coaching, video roleplay, just-in-time, skill development, communication, analytics, and message certification services.
Mineral Processing Operations In the field of extractive metallurgy, mineral processing, also known as ore dressing, is the process of separating commercially valuable minerals from their ores.
Minimum Viable Product Technology A Minimum viable Product is that version of a new product which allows a team to collect the maximum amount of validated learning about customers with the least effort.
Minimum Wage Human Resources The lowest wage permitted by law or by a special agreement (such as one with a labor union).
Mining Industries
Mintigo Companies Helps marketing leaders such as Oracle, Neustar, SolarWinds, and Red Hat to discover, target and engage buyers faster with predictive marketing
Mission Critical Technology A mission critical factor of a system is any factor (component, equipment, personnel, process, procedure, software, etc.) that is essential to business operation or to an organization.
MIT Sustainability Summit Marketing Annual summit concerning sustainability challenges, organized by Massachusetts Institute of Technology students
Mitel Companies Canadian telecommunications company providing unified communications solutions for businesses.
Mitratech Companies Mitratech Holdings Inc., is a wholly owned subsidiary of TA Associates, a multi-national legal information services company based in the United States. It offers software and services for in-house legal professionals and companies.
Mixed Reality Technology Mixed reality (MR), sometimes referred to as hybrid reality, is the merging of real and virtual worlds to produce new environments and visualizations where physical and digital objects co-exist and interact in real time. Mixed reality takes place not only in the physical world or the virtual world, but is a mix of reality and virtual reality, encompassing both augmented reality and augmented virtuality via immersive technology.
Mixpanel Companies Mixpanel is a business analytics service company. It tracks user interactions with web and mobile applications and provides tools for targeted communication with them. Its tool-set contains in-app A/B tests and user survey forms.
Moat Companies Digital advertisement search engine
Mobile Marketing The internet as accessed via smartphones or other mobile devices, especially when regarded as a market sector.
Mobile / Wireless Technology Transmission over the air from a base station to a moving cellphone, tablet or laptop.
Mobile 2.0 Technology Mobile 2.0,refers to a perceived next generation of mobile internet services that leverage the social web, or what some call Web 2.0.
Mobile Advertising Marketing Mobile advertising is a form of advertising via mobile phones or other mobile devices. It is a subset of mobile marketing.
Mobile App Advertising Performance Marketing Mobile App Advertising Performance refers to measuring the performance of an advertising campaign that was deployed to mobile devices.
Mobile App Analytics Marketing Mobile App Analytics are measurements such as user engagement or app downloads.
Mobile App Automation Marketing Mobile App Automation refers to the process and tools used for automating testing on mobile apps.
Mobile App Conversion Marketing Mobile App Conversion is the rate at which users visiting a site via a mobile device become paying customers.
Mobile App Engagement Marketing Campaigns that focus on finding people interested in your appcontent.
Mobile App Inbox Marketing A Mobile App Inbox is a repository in a mobile app that accepts incoming messages.
Mobile App Retargeting Marketing Mobile App Retargeting is a form of advertising that lets mobile app marketers send relevant messages to their customers while they are using other mobile apps or mobile websites.
Mobile App User Experience Marketing Mobile App UX is the experience a user has while interacting with a mobile app.
Mobile App User Interface Marketing A Mobile App UI is a tool used to interact with applications on a mobile device.
Mobile Application Management Technology Describes software and services responsible for provisioning and controlling access to internally developed and commercially available mobile apps used in business settings on both company-provided and bring your own smartphones and tablet computers.
Mobile Application Performance Marketing Mobile Application Performance is measuring various metrics of an app such as start up time, responsiveness, and memory management.
Mobile Application Testing Services Technology
Mobile Apps Technology Software application used on mobile devices
Mobile Audience Targeting Marketing Mobile Audience Targeting is targeting a specific audience on their mobile device.
Mobile Banking Finance Banking transactions made via a smartphone or other cellular device
Mobile Biometrics Technology
Mobile Capture Industries
Mobile Command Center Support
Mobile Commerce Technology The phrase mobile commerce was originally coined in 1997 by Kevin Duffey at the launch of the Global Mobile Commerce Forum, to mean the delivery of electronic commerce capabilities directly into the consumer’s hand anywhere via wireless technology.
Mobile Computing Technology A technology that allows transmission of data, voice, and video via a computer
Mobile Content Management Technology
Mobile CRM Marketing A Mobile CRM enables the access of customer accounts and information via a mobile device.
Mobile Development Tools Technology Mobile developments tools are frameworks or apps that allow you to develop and build mobile apps.
Mobile Device Management Technology An industry term for the administration of mobile devices, such as a smartphones, tablet computers, laptops and desktop computers.
Mobile Field Sales / Wireless Connectivity Technology Selling activities that take place over mobile devices or wireless devices.
Mobile Gaming Technology Mobile Gaming is gaming on a mobile device such as a smartphone or tablet.
Mobile Health Healthcare A general term for the use of mobile phones and other wireless technology in medical care.
Mobile Heartbeat Companies Mobile Heartbeat, LLC provides a smartphone based application for the healthcare industry. It offers Mobile Heartbeat software suite that allows clinicians to find and contact other caregivers in and out of the hospital; push lab results through instant alerts and notifications; and receive real time telemetry and nurse call alarms along with pharmacy requests and doctors orders.
Mobile High-Definition Link Technology Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL) is an industry standard for a mobile audio/video interface that allows the connection of smartphones, tablets, and other portable consumer electronics devices to high-definition televisions (HDTVs) and audio receivers.
Mobile Industry Processor Interface Alliance Technology MIPI Alliance is a global, open membership organization that develops interface specifications for the mobile ecosystem including mobile-influenced industries. It was founded in 2003 by ARM, Intel, Nokia, Samsung, STMicroelectronics and Texas Instruments.
Mobile Integration Technology A form of fixed-mobile convergence that provides integration between communications carriers and enterprise networks.
Mobile Interactions Marketing Mobile interaction is the study of interaction between mobile users and computers.
Mobile Internet Technology Mobile Internet is defined as the Internet as accessed by means of a smartphone or other mobile device.
Mobile Marketing Marketing A multi-channel online marketing technique focused at reaching a specific audience on their smart phone, tablets, or any other related devices through websites, E mail, SMS and MMS, social media or mobile applications
Mobile Marketing Platform Technology
Mobile Network Security Technology
Mobile Optimization Technology Mobile optimization is the process of ensuring that visitors accessing your website from mobile devices have an engaging and user-friendly experience that’s been optimized for that specific device.
Mobile Payments Technology Generally refers to payment services operated under financial regulation and performed from or via a mobile device.
Mobile Point of Sale Finance A smartphone, tablet or dedicated wireless device that performs the functions of a cash register or electronic point of saleterminal (POSint-of-sale terminal).
Mobile Predictive Analytics Marketing Mobile Predictive Analytics refers to using
Mobile Printing Technology The process of sending data to a printer wirelessly from a smartphone or tablet.
Mobile Projector Technology A handheld projector is technology that applies the use of an image projector in a handheld device.
Mobile Push Technology The delivery of information from a software application to a computing device without a specific request from the client.
Mobile Security Technology 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.
Mobile Security Management Technology The protection of smartphones, tablets, laptops, and their portable computing devices, and the networks they connect to, from threat and vulnerabilities associated with wireless computing.
Mobile Technology Technology The technology used for cellular communication.
Mobile Testing Industries
Mobile Trading Finance The use of wireless technology in securities trading.
Mobile Wallet Finance A Mobile Wallet is a virtual wallet that stores payment card information on a mobile device. Mobile wallets are a convenient way for a user to make in-store payments and can be used at merchants listed with the mobile wallet service provider.
Mobile Web Development Marketing Mobile Web Development refers to the development of web applications for use on a mobile device.
Mobile Workers Technology Require a responsive support staff at the central office.
Mobile Workforce Human Resources A Mobile Workforce refers to a group of employees who are scattered across various physical locations and are connected by computers, smartphones and other devices via the global Internet.
Mobile Workforce Automation Technology Mobile workforce management (MWM) is a category of software and related services used to manage employees working outside the company premises; the term is often used in reference to field teams.
Mobile World Congress Marketing Annual conference focused on the mobile industry, organized by the Groupe Special Mobile Association
Mobility Management Technology Mobility management is one of the major functions of a GSM or a UMTS network that allows mobile phones to work. The aim of mobility management is to track where the subscribers are, allowing calls, SMS and other mobile phone services to be delivered to them.
Mobily Technology Mobily is the trade name launched in May 2005 by Saudi Arbia’s second telecommunications company, Etihad-Estisalat consortium.
Model N Companies Model N provides cloud-based revenue management solutions for life science, manufacturing, semiconductor and pharmaceutical sectors.
Model-View-Controller Technology
Modern Marketing Marketing Modern marketing is about customer experience at every touchpoint, building relationships with customers, adapting continuously the new digital landscapes, and marketing across multiple channels to reach different consumers.
Modular Data Center Technology A portable method of deploying data center capacity.
Modular Edge Data Center Technology
Mojeek Technology
Molecular Biology Healthcare The branch of biology that deals with the structure and function of the macromolecules essential to life.
Molecular Diagnostics Industries Molecular diagnostics is a collection of techniques used to analyse biological markers in the genome and proteome the individual’s genetic code and how their cells express their genes as proteins by applying molecular biology to medical testing.
Molecular Markers Industries A molecular marker is a molecule contained within a sample taken from an organism (biological markers) or other matter. It can be used to reveal certain characteristics about the respective source.
Molex Companies Molex Incorporated is a manufacturer of electronic, electrical and fiber optic interconnection systems.
Monday.com Companies The monday.com platform is a visual project management tool that helps transform the way teams work together. It is a simple, but intuitive, tool that enables people to manage work, meet deadlines and build a culture of transparency.
Monday.com Technology The monday.com platform is a visual project management tool that helps transform the way teams work together. It is a simple, but intuitive, tool that enables people to manage work, meet deadlines and build a culture of transparency.
Monero Finance Monero is an open-source cryptocurrency created that focuses on privacy, decentralization and scalability.
Money Back Guarantee Sales A money-back guarantee, also known as a satisfaction guarantee, is essentially a simple guarantee that, if a buyer is not satisfied with a product or service, a refund will be made.
Money Flow Index Finance An oscillator that uses both price and volume to measure buying and selling pressure.
Money Management Finance Money management is the process of expense tracking, investing, budgeting, banking and evaluating taxes of ones money which is also called investment management.
Money Market Finance Market specializing in short-term debt securities
Money Market Funds Finance An open-ended mutual fund that invests in short-term debt securities such as US Treasury bills and commercial paper
Money Transfer Service Finance A Money Transfer Service is an entity that facilitates the transfer of money, usually electronically via an Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT).
MongoDB Technology Several database types to arise in the mid-2000s under the NoSQL banner.
Monitor and Analyze Performance Technology A special discipline involving systematic observations to enhance performance and improve decision making, primarily delivered through the provision of objective statistical and visual feedback.
monitor positions Finance
Monitoring Technology To maintain regular surveillance over.
Monitors Technology Computer screen or display.
Monoclonal Antibody Purification Healthcare Antibody purified from harvest using affinity chromatography on recombinant Protein G columns (Gamma-Bind Plus, GE Biomedical)
Monthly Active Users Operations Monthly active users (MAU) is one of the ways to measure the success rate of online social games, social networking services and, increasingly mobile apps. Typically, metrics are measured by counting the number of unique users during a specific measurement period, such as within the previous 30 days.
Monthly Recurring Revenue Finance Monthly Recurring Revenue (MRR) is income that a business can count on receiving every single month – a predictable revenue! It’s a consistent number you can use to track all of your recurring revenue over time, in monthly increments.
Moodle Companies
Moodle Technology
Moody’s Investors Service Companies The bond credit rating business of Moody’s Corporation, representing the company’s traditional line of business and its historical name
MoovWeb Companies A cloud-based platform that ports desktop websites to mobile websites using responsive web design and standard web technologies such as CSS3, HTML5 and JavaScript
Morgan Stanley Companies Global financial services firm and a market leader in securities, asset management and credit services
Morningstar Ratings Finance Ratings from Morningstar, Inc for mutual funds based on performance in comparison to other funds
Mortgage Finance A loan issued to help finance the purchase of a house
Mortgage-Backed Securities Finance A mortgage-backed security (MBS) is a type of asset-backed security that is secured by a mortgage or collection of mortgages.
Motion Control Technology A sub field of automation, encompassing the systems or sub-systems involved in moving parts of machines in a controlled manner.
Motion Graphics Technology Motion Graphics are pieces of digital footage or animation which create the illusion of motion or rotation, and are usually combined with audio for use in multimedia projects.
Motivation Human Resources The general desire or willingness of someone to do something.
Motor Control Center Technology A motor control center (MCC) is an assembly of one or more enclosed sections having a common power bus and principally containing motor control units. Motor control centers are in modern practice a factory assembly of several motor starters.
Motor Graders Industries Heavy equipment vehicle equipped with a blade used for grading
Motorola Solutions Companies
Mouse Models Healthcare A Mouse Model is a strain of mouse used in basic research as it has specific characteristics that resemble a human disease, or has natural mutations similar to human mutations.
Moving Average Finance A widely used indicator in technical analysis that helps smooth out price action by filtering out the ‘noise’ from random price fluctuations.
mPulse Companies MPulse CMMS software provides integrated tracking, scheduling, and reporting tools for equipment and facilities maintenance organizations.
mPulse Technology MPulse CMMS software provides integrated tracking, scheduling, and reporting tools for equipment and facilities maintenance organizations.
mPulse Industries MPulse CMMS software provides integrated tracking, scheduling, and reporting tools for equipment and facilities maintenance organizations.
MRC Accredation Marketing The Media Rating Council (MRC) is an American independent industry organization whose mission is to ensure valid, reliable and effective audience measurement services. MRC accreditation certifies that a company’s procedures adhere to the MRC’s Minimum Standards for Ratings Research and to applicable measurement guidelines issued by the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB).
MSCI EAFE Index Finance Designed to represent the performance of large and mid-cap securities across 21 developed markets.
MSFT Companies
MSFTA Master Securities Forward Transaction Agreements Finance
MSI Companies
MSRB Rule G-15 Finance
MSRB Rule G-30 Finance
MTN Group Companies A South African based multinational mobile telecommunications company, operating in many African, European and Asian countries.
Multi-Asset Best Execution Finance
Multi-Asset Investing Finance The process of gaining exposure to a globally diverse mix of asset classes or styles
Multi-Asset Risk Finance
Multi-Asset Risk System Finance
Multi-Board Printing Technology
Multichannel Distribution Supply Chain Multichannel distribution is when a merchant decides to strategically distribute their products to customers via multiple channels, such as directly through physical stores, an online marketplace like Amazon, or through another large retail chain.
Multichannel Marketing Marketing Refers to the practice by which companies interact with customers via multiple channels, both direct and indirect, in order to sell them goods and services.
Multi-channel Marketing Hub Marketing
multi-cloud management Technology Multicloud is a cloud approach made up of more than 1 cloud service, from more than 1 cloud vendor—public or private.
Multicultural Marketing Marketing Multicultural marketing (also known as ethnic marketing) is the practice of marketing to one or more audiences of a specific ethnicity typically an ethnicity outside of a country’s majority culture, which is sometimes called the ‘general market.’
Multi-Currency Accounting Administration Accounting that accommodates the use of multiple currencies
Multi-Currency Accounting Finance Accounting that accommodates the use of multiple currencies
Multi-Currency Accounts Finance Multicurrency accounts are demand deposit accounts (DDAs) that hold foreign currency instead of U.S. dollars.
Multi-Factor Authentication Technology Multi-factor authentication is a method of computer access control in which a user is granted access only after successfully presenting several separate pieces of evidence to an authentication mechanism – typically at least two of the following categories: knowledge, possession, and inherence.
Multi-Family Residential Industries Multifamily Residential (also known as multidwelling unit or MDU) is a classification of housing where multiple separate housing units for residential inhabitants are contained within one building or several buildings within one complex.
Multi-Function Printing Technology An office machine which incorporates the functionality of multiple devices in one, so as to have a smaller footprint in a home or small business setting.
Multi-level Marketing Marketing Multi-level marketing (MLM) also called pyramid selling, network marketing, and referral marketing, is a marketing strategy for the sale of products or services where the revenue of the MLM company is derived from a non-salaried workforce selling the company’s products/services, while the earnings of the participants are derived from a pyramid-shaped commission system.
Multilingual Desktop Publishing Technology Translating digital or print media into a foreign language.
Multilingual SEO Services Marketing Multilingual SEO is the backbone of any global search marketing campaign, and often referred to as natural or organic search, SEO is the process used to improve website rankings in the Search Engine Results Pages.
Multilingual Website Marketing A multilingual website is a website that provides content in more than one language, for example, English, French, and German.
Multimedia Monitor Technology A monitor that contains built-in speakers and a camera.
Multimedia over Cable Alliance Technology The Multimedia over Coax Alliance (MoCA) is an international standards consortium publishing specifications for networking over coaxial cable.
Multimode Fiber Technology A multimode fiber is a fiber supporting propagation of multiple modes. The cable has a core diameter of 50-100 microns. It causes more distortion and gives less bandwidth than single-mode (monomode) fiber.
Multiplex Immunoassays Healthcare Multiplex Immunoassays are tests run on biological samples, and are used to identify and assess disease progression. Multiplex immunoassays in specific can measure multiple analytes.
Multiprotocol Label Switching Technology Multiprotocol Label Switching is a type of data-carrying technique for high-performance telecommunications networks.
Multiprotocol Label Switching Alternative Technology Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) Alternative is any alternative to MPLS.
Multitenancy Technology The term ‘software multitenancy’ refers to a software architecture in which a single instance of software runs on a server and serves multiple tenants. A tenant is a group of users who share a common access with specific privileges to the software instance.
Multi-Tenant Data Centers Technology A Multi-Tenant Data Center is a data center where multiple communication networks are housed in a single facility.
Multithreading Technology Multithreading is concurrent processing of more than one message (or similar service request) by an application program.
Multi-Touch Attribution Marketing Multi-touch attribution is the act of determining the value of each customer touch point leading to a conversion.
Multi-Touch Displays Technology A method of input on a touchscreen that allows two or more fingers to be used on the screen at one time.
Municipal Bonds Finance A security issued by or on behalf of a local authority.
Mutagenesis Industries Mutagenesis uses radioactivity to induce random mutations in the hopes of stumbling upon desired traits of DNA in any organism.
Mutual Funds Finance Investment program where the money of many investors is pooled together to purchase a collection of stocks, bonds, and other securities
MyChart Healthcare
Mycobacterium Healthcare Mycobacterium is a genus of Actinobacteria, given its own family, the Mycobacteriaceae. Over 190 species are recognized in this genus. This genus includes pathogens known to cause serious diseases in mammals, including tuberculosis and leprosy in humans.
MYOB Companies MYOB is an Australian multinational corporation that provides tax, accounting and other business services software to small and medium businesses.
MySpace Companies Social networking service
MySQL Technology An open source relational database management system.

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Nagios Technology A free and open source computer-software application that monitors systems, networks and infrastructure.
Namecoin Technology Namecoin (Symbol: ? or NMC) is a cryptocurrency that is mined with bitcoin software as bonus. It is based on the code of bitcoin and uses the same proof-of-work algorithm. Like bitcoin, it is limited to 21 million coins.
Namely Companies Namely is an HR software company
NAND Flash Memory Technology NAND flash memory is a type of nonvolatile storage technology that does not require power to retain data. An important goal of NAND flash development has been to reduce the cost per bit and to increase maximum chip capacity so that flash memory can compete with magnetic storage devices, such as hard disks.
Nanigans Companies Nanigans is a software company that measures and optimizes cross-channel digital ad spend in social media.
Nanoparticles Industries Fine objects (1-100nm) that behave as a whole unit
Nanorobotics Technology An emerging technology field creating machines or robots whose components are at or near the scale of a nanometre (10?9 meters). More specifically, nanorobotics (as opposed to microrobotics) refers to the nanotechnology engineering discipline of designing and building nanorobots, with devices ranging in size from 0.1 10 micrometres and constructed of nanoscale or molecular components
nanosegmentation Technology
Nanya Technology Companies
Narrowband Technology Narrowband describes a channel in which the bandwidth of the message does not significantly exceed the channel’s coherence bandwidth.
NASCC: The Steel Conference Marketing NASCC: The Steel Conference is the premier educational and networking event for the structural steel industry, bringing together structural engineers, structural steel fabricators, erectors and detailers.
NASDAQ Finance An American stock exchange that operates in New York City
Nasuni Companies
NATI Companies
National Aeronautics and Space Administration Government The US federal agency that is responsible for aerospace research, aeronautics, and the civilian space program.
National Australia Bank Companies National Australia Bank (abbreviated NAB, branded nab) is one of the four largest financial institutions in Australia in terms of market capitalisation, earnings and customers.
National Cyber Security Awareness Month Government National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) is observed each October since its inception in 2004 in the United States of America.
National Instruments Companies
National Labor Relations Board Government The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is an independent US government agency with responsibilities for enforcing US labor law in relation to collective bargaining and unfair labor practices.
National Payroll Week Finance National Payroll Week (NPW) is a national awareness campaign held annually during the week of Labor Day, hosted by the American Payroll Association (APA) in the United States, the Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals (CIPP) in the UK and the Canadian Payroll Association in Canada.
National Railroad Passenger Corporation Government A government subsidized public corporation created by Congress in 1970 to operate a national  intercity passenger railroad system through contracts with existing railroads.
National Security Agency Government An intelligence organization of the United states federal government responsible for global monitoring, collection, and processing of information and data for foreign intelligence and counterintelligence purposes.
National Weather Service Government A network of radio stations in the US that broadcast continuous weather information directly from a nearby Weather Forecast Office of the service’s operator, the National Weather Service.
Nationwide Companies A group of large U.S. insurance and financial services companies based in Columbus, OH
Native Advertising Marketing Native advertising is a type of advertising, mostly online, that matches the form and function of the platform upon which it appears.
Native Cloud Application Technology Refers to a type of computer software that natively utilizes services and infrastructure provided by cloud computing providers such as amazon EC2 or Force.com.
Natural Gas Finance Flammable gas, consisting largely of methane and other hydrocarbons, occurring naturally underground and used as fuel.
Natural Gas Processing Technology Natural-gas processing is a complex industrial process designed to clean raw natural gas by separating impurities and various non-methane hydrocarbons and fluids to produce what is known as pipeline quality dry natural gas.
Natural Language Processing Technology Natural language processing is the ability of a computer program to understand human speech as it is spoken.
natural language processing techniques Technology Natural language processing is the ability of a computer program to understand human speech as it is spoken.
NCCN Guidelines Healthcare Comprise recommendations on the prevention, diagnosis, and management of malignancies across the continuum of care.
n-cen Finance
nChannel Companies nChannel provides cloud-based product information management, order & inventory sync, and multichannel listing capabilities to retailers who want to grow.
NCR Corporation Companies The NCR Corporation (originally National Cash Register) is an American computer hardware, software and electronics company that makes self-service kiosks, point-of-sale terminals, automated teller machines, check processing systems, barcode scanners, and business consumables.
NDA Legal
Near Field Communication Technology Near Field Communications is a short-range wireless connectivity standard that uses magnetic field induction to enable communication between devices when they’re touched together, or brought within a few centimeters of each other.
Nearshore Software Development Operations Nearshore Software Development refers to oursourcing software development work to a nearby country, often sharing a border with the country.
Nearshoring Operations Nearshoring is the outsourcing of business processes, especially information technology processes, to companies in a nearby country, often sharing a border with the target country.
NEC Companies NEC is a provider of Information Technology services and products for businesses.
Needs Assessment Human Resources A systematic process for determining and addressing needs or gaps between current conditions and desired conditions or wants.
Negotiation Finance Discussion aimed at reaching an agreement.
NERC CIP Compliance Industries Requirements which aim to secure critical assets of the United States’ infrastructures
Nessus Companies
Net Food Commodities Outflow Finance A situation in which more commodities are flowing out of a mutual fund than is flowing into it.
Net IQ Companies NetIQ is an enterprise software company based in Houston, Texas. NetIQ is owned by Micro Focus International. The company provides products for identity and access management, security and data center management.
Net Present Value Technology Net present value (NPV) is an accounting tool that captures the net value of an investment at the current instant in time by taking the sum of the discounted cash flow less the current investment.
Net Profit Margin Finance The ration of net profits to revenues for a company or business segment.
Net Promoter Marketing A management tool that can be used to gauge the loyalty of a firm’s customer relationships.
NetApp Healthcare
NetApp Companies American multinational storage and data management company.
NetAPP HCI Technology
NETAPP SolidFire Technology
Netchex Companies Netchex delivers HR and Payroll services
Netflix Companies Netflix is an American entertainment company that specializes in and provides streaming media and video-on-demand online and DVD by mail.
NetIQ Technology identity and access management, security and data center management solution now owned by Micro Focus
Netline Marketing a content syndication company
Netline Companies a content syndication company
Netmagic Companies An India-based IT hosting and services provider whose specializations include cloud computing, infrastructure management, disaster recovery and application hosting.
Netscout Companies NETSCOUT Systems, Inc. is a provider of application and network performance management products. Headquartered in Westford, Massachusetts, NETSCOUT serves enterprises community, government agencies and telecommunications service providers.
Netsmart Healthcare
NetSuite Companies NetSuite is an American cloud computing company based in San Mateo, California, that sells a group of software services used to manage a business’s financials, operations and customer relations.
NetSuite FMS Technology
Netsuite Oneworld Technology
NetSuite SuitePeople Technology
NetSuite SuiteSuccess Technology
NetWeaver Technology NetWeaver is an application builder designed to integrate multiple business processes and databases. NetWeaver was created by SAP AG and it enables the integration of information and processes from many geographical locations.
Netwok Security Penetration Technology
Network Access Control Technology Network Access Control (NAC) is an approach to computer security that attempts to unify endpoint security technology (such as antivirus, host intrusion prevention, and vulnerability assessment), user or system authentication and network security enforcement.
Network Access Point Technology The point from which an Internet service provider (ISP) drops down its lines and establishes a peering arrangement to provide Internet connectivity to customers.
Network Address Translation Technology Network address translation (NAT) is a router function that enables public and private network connections and allows single IP address communication.
Network Agility Technology
Network Analytics Technology Provides operators and enterprises with a deep understanding of the network, enabling smarter, data-driven decisions.
Network Architecture Technology The design of a communication network.
Network as a Service Technology Is sometimes listed as a separate Cloud provider along with Infrastructure as a Service, Platform as a Service, and Software as a Service.
Network Attached Storage Technology A file level computer data storage server connected to a computer network providing data access to a heterogeneous group of clients.
Network Best Practices Technology An industry-wide agreement that standardizes the most efficient and effective way to accomplish a desired outcome.
Network Bottleneck Technology A network bottleneck refers to a discrete condition in which data flow is limited by computer or network resources. The flow of data is controlled according to the bandwidth of various system resources.
Network Congestion Technology Network congestion in data networking and queueing theory is the reduced quality of service that occurs when a network node or link is carrying more data than it can handle. Typical effects include queueing delay, packet loss or the blocking of new connections.
Network Convergence Technology Network convergence is the efficient coexistence of telephone, video and data communication within a single network.
Network Densification Technology Network densification refers to increasing the amount of available resources on a network within the same space.
Network Encryption Technology Network encryption is the process of encrypting or encoding data and messages transmitted or communicated over a computer network.
Network Firewall Technology Firewall is a part of a computer system or network that is designed to block unauthorized access while permitting outward communication.
Network Forensics Technology Network forensics is a sub-branch of digital forensics relating to the monitoring and analysis of computer network traffic for the purposes of information gathering, legal evidence, or intrusion detection.
Network Functions Virtualization Technology A network architecture concept that uses the technologies of IT virtualization to virtualize entire classes of network node functions into building blocks that may connect, or chain together, to create communication services.
Network Hardware Technology Physical devices which are require for communication and interaction between devices on a computer network.
Network Infrastructure Technology The hardware and software resources of an entire network that enable network connectivity, communication, operations and management of an enterprise network.
Network Intelligence Technology Network intelligence (NI) is an enabling technology that allows communications service providers (CSPs) to capture subscriber-, service- and application-level awareness contained in network traffic. This information is analyzed and exposed for integration with other applications in the back office, allowing CSPs to apply granular policies to influence customer experience and adapt to dynamic shifts in application and service usage. The solution is based on nonproprietary hardware and software platforms and can be used by CSPs on any network.
Network Interface Card (NIC) Technology
Network Latency Technology The amount of time a message takes to traverse a system.
Network Load Balancing Technology Network load balancing (commonly referred to as dual-WAN routing or multihoming) is the ability to balance traffic across two WAN links without using complex routing protocols like BGP.
Network Management Technology Managing computer networks.
Network Neutrality Technology Net neutrality is the principle that Internet service providers treat all data on the Internet the same, and not discriminate or charge differently by user, content, website, platform, application, type of attached equipment, or method of communication.
Network Operations Center Technology A network operations center (NOC) is a central location from which network administrators manage, control and monitor one or more networks. The overall function is to maintain optimal network operations across a variety of platforms, mediums and communications channels.
Network Optimization Technology Network optimization is technology used for improving network performance for a given environment. It is considered an important component of effective information systems management.
Network Packet Brokers Technology A network packet broker (NPB) is a device that provides a collection of monitoring tools with access to traffic from across the network.
Network Performance Technology Measures of service quality of a network as seen by the customer.
Network Printing Technology A printer connected to a wired or wireless network.
Network Protocols Technology Formal standards and policies comprised of rules, procedures and formats that define communication between two or more devices over a network.
Network Redundancy Technology Network redundancy is a process through which additional or alternate instances of network devices, equipment and communication mediums are installed within network infrastructure.
Network Security Technology Protection of the access to files and directories in a computer network against hacking, misuse and unauthorized changes to the system.
Network Security Appliance Technology Any form of server appliance that is designed to protect computer networks from unwanted traffic.
Network Time Protocol Technology Network Time Protocol (NTP) is a networking protocol for clock synchronization between computer systems over packet-switched, variable-latency data networks.
Network Topology Technology Network topology is the arrangement of the elements (links, nodes, etc.) of a communication network. Network topology is the topological structure of a network and may be depicted physically or logically.
Network Traffic Technology
Network Traffic Analysis Technology Network traffic analysis is the process of recording, reviewing and analyzing network traffic for the purpose of performance, security and/or general network operations and management.
Network Virtualization Technology Network virtualization is the process of combining hardware and software network resources and network functionality into a single, software-base administrative entity, a virtual network.
Network Visibility Technology
Network-Attached Storage Technology A category of storage products in which the requisite hardware and software comes bundled into an integrated product, which is optimized for use as a dedicated file or storage management server attached to the enterprise’s network. Ideally, NAS is platform- and OS-independent, appears to any application as another server, can be brought online without shutting down the network and requires no changes to other enterprise servers.
Networked Data Center Technology A service that goes beyond making data center functionality available on a network. An NCC employs networking technology to treat multiple data centers and the network as a single system to efficiently access and process applications.
Networked Digital Signage Marketing Digital signage systems deliver customized media playlists to one or more digital screens, enabling a network manager to display targeted information to a specific audience at a specific place and time.
Networking / Telecommunications Technology A collection of terminal nodes, links are connected so as to enable telecommunication between the terminals.
Networking Applications Technology A suite of technologies that, when deployed together, provide application availability, security, visibility, and acceleration.
Networking Solutions Technology A company that deals in technology, with its primary division being domain name registration that started as a technology consulting firm.
Neural Networks Technology A computer system modeled on the human brain and nervous system.
Neurology Healthcare The branch of medicine of biology that deals with the anatomy, functions, and organic disorders of nerves and the nervous system.
Neustar Companies An American technology company that provides real-time information and analytics for the Internet, telecommunications, entertainment, and marketing industries
Neutron Generators Healthcare Neutron generators are neutron source devices which contain compact linear accelerators and that produce neutrons by fusing isotopes of hydrogen together.
New Energy Industries
New Energy Finance Industries
New Energy Outlook Finance
New Engen Companies New Engen is a marketing platform that accelerates customer growth through digital marketing optimization.
New Product Introduction Operations The process that takes an idea from an initial working prototype to a thoroughly refined and reproducible final product.
New Relic Companies New Relic is an American software analytics company based in San Francisco, California.
New York Life Insurance Companies One of America’s oldest mutual life insurance companies
Newborn Screening Healthcare Newborn screening is a public health program of screening in infants shortly after birth for a list of conditions that are treatable, but not clinically evident in the newborn period
News and Industry Analysis Finance
Newsletter Marketing A newsletter is a printed report containing news (information) of the activities of a business (legal name; subscription business model) or an organization (institutions, societies, associations) that is sent by mail regularly to all its members, customers, employees or people, who are interested in.
NewSQL Technology A class of modern relational database management systems that seek to provide the same scalable performance of NoSQL systems for online transaction processing read-write workloads while still maintaining the ACID guarantees of a traditional database system.
NewVoiceMedia Companies NewVoiceMedia is a cloud-based contact center and inside sales platform that engages in workforce management and disaster recovery solutions.
Nexmo Companies Nexmo provides innovative communication SMS & Voice APIs that enable applications and enterprises to easily connect to their customers.
Nextgate Technology a provider of enterprise master patient index (EMPI) solutions
NextGen Healthcare Companies NextGen Healthcare is an American computer software company headquartered in Horsham, Pennsylvania, USA. The company develops and sells electronic health record software and practice management systems to the healthcare industry.
Next-Generation Firewall Technology
Next-Generation Firewall Technology A Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW) is a part of the third generation of firewall technology, combining a traditional firewall with other network device filtering functionalities, such as an application firewall using in-line deep packet inspection (DPI), an intrusion prevention system (IPS).
Nextopia Companies Nextopia provides site search and navigation technology.
Nginx Technology Nginx is a web server which can also be used as a reverse proxy, load balancer and HTTP cache.
NICE Actimize Companies Provides financial crime prevention, compliance and risk management products and services to the financial services industry
Nickel Finance A silvery white lustrous metal with a slight golden tinge and is hard and ductile.
Nikkei 225 Index Finance The leading and most-respected index of Japanese stocks.
Nimble Companies Nimble Storage is a predictive flash storage technology company based in San Jose, CA founded in early 2008.
Nintendo Wii Technology Gaming console created by Nintendo
Nintex Companies
Nintex Technology
n-liquid Finance
NLP Technology
Node.js Technology An open-source, cross-platform JavaScript run-time environmentfor executing JavaScript code server-side
NOK Companies
Nokia Companies
Non-Disclosure Agreement Legal A non-disclosure agreement (NDA), also known as a confidentiality agreement (CA), confidential disclosure agreement (CDA), hush agreement, proprietary information agreement (PIA) or secrecy agreement (SA), is a legal contract between at least two parties that outlines confidential material, knowledge, or information that the parties wish to share with one another for certain purposes, but wish to restrict access to or by third parties.
Nonprofit Corporation Legal A nonprofit corporation is a special type of corporation that has been organized to meet specific tax-exempt purposes.
Nonprofit Software Technology Nonprofit Software is software designed for use by nonprofit organizations.
Non-Tariff Barrier Finance A non-tariff barrier is a form of restrictive trade where barriers to trade are set up and take a form other than a tariff.
Nook Technology Line of e-readers developed by Barnes & Noble
NopCommerce Companies An open-sourced e-commerce solution.
Nordic Healthcare
Normalizing data sets Finance
Nortel Companies Nortel Networks Corporation, formerly known as Northern Telecom Limited, Northern Electric and sometimes known simply as Nortel, was a multinational telecommunications and data networking equipment manufacturer headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.
Norton Internet Security Technology
NoSQL Technology Provides a mechanism for storage and retrieval of data which is modeled in means other than the tabular relations used in relational databases.
Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Government A notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) is a public notice issued by law when one of the independent agencies of the United States government wishes to add, remove, or change a rule or regulation as part of the rulemaking process. It is an important part of United States administrative law which facilitates government by typically creating a process of taking of public comment.
Novartis Companies A Swiss multinational pharmaceutical company and one of the largest pharmaceutical companies by both market cap and sales
NPD Group Companies The NPD Group, Inc. (NPD; formerly National Purchase Diary Panel Inc. and NPD Research Inc.) is an American market research company
n-port Finance
Nsfocus Companies NSFOCUS provides integrated cloud & on-premises security solutions powered by global threat intelligence delivering complete protection from cyber threats.
nThrive Healthcare
NTT Communications Companies Japanese company providing telecommunication services for individual and business users around the world.
Nuance Companies Nuance Communications is an American multinational computer software technology corporation, headquartered in Burlington, Massachusetts, United States on the outskirts of Boston, that provides speech and imaging applications.
Nuance Communications Healthcare Nuance Communications is an American multinational computer software technology corporation, headquartered in Burlington, Massachusetts, United States on the outskirts of Boston, that provides speech and imaging applications.
Nuclear Energy Industries Use of nuclear reactions (fusion, fission, decay) to release energy for heat generation
Nuclear Medicine Healthcare The branch of medicine that deals with the use of radioactive substances in research, diagnosis, and treatment.
Nuix Companies
Nutanix Technology A storage vendor that produces a hyper converged storage system called Virtual Compute Platform.
Nvidia Companies Nvidia Corporation is an American technology company based in Santa Clara, California.
NXP Semiconductors Companies
NYSE Companies The New York Stock Exchange

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OASIS Technology (Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards) is an international nonprofit consortium that promotes open, collaborative development of e-business specifications based on public standards such as XML and SGML.
OAuth 2 Technology OAuth is an open standard for token-based authentication and authorization on the Internet.
Object-Oriented Programming Technology Object-oriented programming (OOP) is a programming paradigm based on the concept of objects, which may contain data in the form of fields.
Object-Relational Mapping Technology Object-relational mapping (ORM, O/RM, and O/R mapping tool) in computer science is a programming technique for converting data between incompatible type systems using object-oriented programming languages.
Occupational Medicine Healthcare The branch of medicine dealing with the prevention and treatment of job-related injuries and illnesses.
Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 Human Resources To assure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women; by authorization enforcement of the standards developed under the Act; by assisting and encouraging the States in their efforts to assure safe and healthful working conditions; by providing for research, information, education, and training in the field of occupational safety and health; and for other purposes.
Occupational Safety and Health Administration Government Responsible for protecting worker health and safety in the US.
Occupational Tax Finance Refers to a levy imposed for the privilege of carrying on a business, trade or profession.  It is a fixed charge levied usually as attorneys, and doctors.  The occupation tax is in form a gross receipts tax, levied on the retailer rather than on the purchaser.
Oculus Rift Technology Virtual reality headset
Odoo Companies Odoo is an all-in-one management software that offers a range of business applications that form a complete suite of enterprise management applications targeting companies of all sizes.
Office 365 Technology Productivity software suite provided by Microsoft
Office for Civil Rights Government The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) is a sub-agency of the U.S. Department of Education that is primarily focused on enforcing civil rights laws prohibiting schools from engaging in discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or membership in patriotic youth organizations.
Office for Mac Technology Version of Microsoft Office developed for use on Apple computers
Office Mobile Technology Microsoft Office companion for use on mobile devices running Android
Office of Foreign Assets Control Government A financial intelligence and enforcement agency of the US Treasury Department charged with planning and execution of economic and trade sanctions in support of US national security and foreign policy objectives.
Office of Inspector General Government The Office of Inspector General (OIG) is a generic term for the oversight division of a federal or state agency aimed at preventing inefficient or illegal operations within their parent agency.
Office of The Comptroller of the Currency Government The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) is an independent bureau within the United States Department of the Treasury that was established by the National Currency Act of 1863 and serves to charter, regulate, and supervise all national banks and thrift institutions and the federal branches and agencies of foreign banks in the United States.
Office Online Technology Online office suite provided by Microsoft
Office Printers Operations A device that accepts text and graphic output from a computer and transfers the information to paper, usually to standard size sheets of paper.
Offshore Investment Finance Offshore investment is the keeping of money in a jurisdiction other than one’s country of residence. Offshore jurisdictions are a commonly accepted means of reducing the taxes levied in most countries to both large and small-scale investors alike.
Offshore Software Development Human Resources Offshore Software Development refers to oursourcing software development work to a different country.
Offshore Software R&D Technology Offshore Software R&D is the provision of software development services by a supplier (whether external or internal) located in a different country from the one where the software will be used.
OFX Companies OFX, previously known as OzForex is an Australian online foreign exchange and payments company with headquarters in Sydney.
Oil & Gas Industries Industry that produces petroleum products
Oil and Gas Consulting Industries Advisors of government and national oil companies, major and independent commercial oil companies, petrochemical producers, renewable energy companies, oil field service firms, private equity investors and sovereign  wealth funds.
Oil Displacement Industries
Oilfield Services Industries Products and services related to the drilling, shipping, and supplying of oil
OKI Electric Industry Co., Ltd. Companies
Okta Companies Okta, Inc. provides identity solutions for enterprises, small and medium-sized businesses, universities, non-profits, and government agencies in the United States and internationally.
Okta Technology Okta, Inc. provides identity solutions for enterprises, small and medium-sized businesses, universities, non-profits, and government agencies in the United States and internationally.
OLAP Technology Performs multidimensional analysis of business data and provides the capability for complex calculations, trend analysis, and sophisticated data modeling.
Olapic Companies Olapic Inc. operates a visual marketing platform that turns consumer-generated photos and videos into brand assets for use in marketing channels and e-commerce environments.
Olark Companies Provides live chat software for Sales and Customer Support
Old Dominion Freight Line Companies Old Dominion Freight Line is a Management Consulting company.
OLED Display Technology A display technology that offers bright, colorful images with a wide viewing angle, low power, high contrast ratio and fast response time for sports and action movies.
Oligonucleotide Healthcare Oligonucleotides are short DNA or RNA molecules, oligomers, that have a wide range of applications in genetic testing, research, and forensics.
Omnicell Healthcare
Omnichannel Marketing Denoting or relating to a type of retail that integrates the different methods of shopping available to consumers.
Omni-channel Marketing Marketing
Omnicom Group Companies An American-based global marketing and corporate communications holding company
ON Semiconductor Companies
ON24 Companies A company that provides webinar-based marketing  solutions that drive demand generation and customer engagement
Onboarding Human Resources The action or process of integrating a new employee into a n organization or familiarizing a new customer or client with one’s products or services.
Oncology Healthcare The study and treatment of tumors.
Oncomed Pharmaceuticals Inc Healthcare Public American pharmaceutical development company headquartered in California.
One Sign Healthcare
One Time Password Technology A one-time password or pin (OTP) is a password that is valid for only one login session or transaction, on a computer system or other digital device.
OneDrive Technology A file hosting service operated by Microsoft as part of its suite of online services.
OneLogin Companies OneLogin, Inc. is a cloud-based identity and access management provider focused on selling to businesses and other organizations.
OneNeck Companies
One-To-One Marketing Marketing A marketing strategy by which companies leverage data analysis and digital technology to deliver individualized messages and product offerings to current or prospective customers.
OneTrust Technology a consent maangement platform
Online Marketing Controlled by or connected to another computer or to a network.
Online / Web Trading Finance The act of placing buy/sell orders for financial securities and/or currencies with the use of a brokerage’s internet-based propriety trading platforms.
Online and Mobile Investing Finance Process by which investors and traders exchanges securities over an electronic network, especially with a cellular or mobile device
Online Banking Finance Electronic system that enables financial transactions through an institution’s website
Online Brokerage Finance A process by which individual investors and traders buy and sell securities over an electronic network, typically with a brokerage firm.
Online Gaming Technology An online game is a video game that is either partially or primarily played through the Internet or any other computer network available .
Online Lead Generation Marketing The initiation of consumer interest or inquiry into products or services of a business via the internet
Online Marketplace Technology An online marketplace (or online e-commerce marketplace) is a type of e-commerce site where product or service information is provided by multiple third parties, whereas transactions are processed by the marketplace operator. Online marketplaces are the primary type of multichannel ecommerce and can be a way to streamline the production process.
Online Meetings Technology A meeting during which participants in different locations are able to communicate through audio and video means
Online Merchandising Marketing Online Merchandising involves optimizing the performance of inventory in the online store environment based on customer behavior.
Online Recruiting Human Resources The practice of using technology and in particular Web-based resources for tasks involved with finding, attracting, assessing, interviewing and hiring new personnel.
Online Sales Sales Sales made via internet
Online Transaction Processing Technology A class of information systems that facilitate and manage transaction-oriented applications, typically for data entry and retrieval transaction processing on a database management system.
Online Video Technology Online Video is the general field that deals with the transmission of video over the internet. It consists of video clips, tb shows, and movies streamed on the internet.
Online Video Marketing Marketing Using video to promote or market your brand, product, or service.
Online Video Platform Technology An online video platform (OVP), provided by a video hosting service, enables users to upload, convert, store and play back video content on the Internet, often via a structured, large-scale system that can generate revenue. Users generally will upload video content via the hosting service’s website, mobile or desktop application, or other interface (API). The type of video content uploaded might be anything from short video clips to full-length TV shows and movies.
On-Premise Applications Technology Is installed and runs on computers on the premises of the person or organization using the software, rather than at a remote facility such as a server farm or cloud.
On-Site Medical Care Human Resources A setting where an employer offers one or more medical and wellness services, delivered by licensed providers, to all or designated portion of its active population and other eligible individuals.
Onstream Media Companies Provides tools to allow you to meet, train, and present virtually.
On-time Delivery Sales On-time delivery (OTD) is the main metric to measure the efficiency of supply chain processes in your organization.
Ooma Companies
Ooyala Companies Ooyala is a subsidiary of Australian telecommunications company Telstra focusing on online video platforms and workflow management systems.
Open Data Technology Data that can be freely used, re-used and redistributed by anyone – subject only, at most, to the requirement to attribute and share alike.
Open Database Connectivity Technology Open Database Connectivity (ODBC) is a standard application programming interface (API) for accessing database management systems (DBMS). The designers of ODBC aimed to make it independent of database systems and operating systems. An application written using ODBC can be ported to other platforms, both on the client and server side, with few changes to the data access code.
Open Enrollment Human Resources Open enrollment may refer to: Annual enrollment, a period of starting insurance in the United States; Open admissions, a college admissions policy in the United States.
Open Microcredentials Technology The process of earning a micro-credential, which are like mini-degrees or certifications in a specific topic area.
Open Source Technology Open source denotes software for which the original source code is made freely available and may be redistributed and modified.
Open Source Audit Technology Open source audits identify building blocks (files or software module or packages, or even five lines of external code) that are used in a product or exist in the code inventory of an organization.
Open Source Database Technology MySQL is an open-source relational database management system.
Open Source Digital Signage Software Marketing Allows businesses and developers to configure their own customizable apps and programs that will run on their network of displays.
Open Source Security Technology Open-source software security is the measure of assurance of guarantee in the freedom from danger and risk inherent to an open-source software system.
Open Web Application Security Project Companies The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP), an online community, produces freely-available articles, methodologies, documentation, tools, and technologies in the field of web application security.
OpenLDAP Technology OpenLDAP is a free, open source implementation of the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) developed by the OpenLDAP Project. It is released under its own BSD-style license called the OpenLDAP Public License.
Opensense Companies
OpenStack Technology A set of software tools for building and managing clouds computing platforms for public and private clouds.
OpenText Companies
Opera Technology Freeware web browser developed by Opera Software
Operating Cost Finance Operating (Operational) costs are the expenses which are related to the operation of a business, or to the operation of a device, component, piece of equipment or facility.
Operating Expense Finance An operating expense is an expense a business incurs through its normal business operations. Often abbreviated as OPEX, operating expenses include rent, equipment, inventory costs, marketing, payroll, insurance and funds allocated toward research and development.
Operating Margin Finance A measure of profitability indicating how much of each dollar of revenues is left over after both costs sold and operating expenses are considered.
Operating System Technology The software that supports a computer’s basic functions, such as scheduling tasks, executing applications, and controlling peripherals.
Operational amplifiers Industries A DC coupled high-gain electronic voltage amplifier with a differential input and, usually, a single-ended output.
Operational Analytics Operations Operational Analytics is a specific term within analytics that refers to the category of business analytics that focuses on measuring the existing and real-time operations of business.
Operational Assessment Operations An Operational Assessment (OA) is an evaluation of operational effectiveness and operational suitability made by an independent Operational Test Agency (OTA), with user support as required, on other than production systems.
Operational BI Technology The process of reviewing and evaluating operational business processes, activities and data for the purpose of making tactical, strategic business decisions.
Operational Data Store Technology A database designed to integrate data from multiple sources for additional operations on the data.
Operational Efficiency Operations Strategies to deliver products or services to customers utilizing the most efficient ways possible
Operational Excellence Administration Operational Excellence is the execution of the business strategy more consistently and reliably than the competition.
Operational Intelligence Operations Operational Intelligence (OI) is a form of real-time dynamic, business analytics that delivers visibility and insight into business operations. OI solutions run query analysis against live feeds and event data to deliver real-time visibility and insight into business and IT operations.
Operational Technology Technology Operational technology (OT) is hardware and software that detects or causes a change through the direct monitoring and/or control of physical devices, processes and events in the enterprise.
Operations Management Finance
Operations Optimization Operations Method for improving business operations
Operator Training Simulator Technology An Operator Training Simulator (OTS) is a computer-based training system that uses a dynamic simulation model of an industrial process, usually integrated with an emulator of the process plant’s Distributed Control System (DCS).
Ophthalmology Healthcare A branch of medicine concerned with the study and treatment of disorders and diseases of the eye.
Opnsense Companies
Opportunity Cost Finance The opportunity cost, also known as alternative cost, is the value (not a benefit) of the choice of a best alternative cost while making a decision.
Optical Character Recognition Technology The identification of printed characters using photoelectric devices and computer software.
Optical Design Industries
Optical Distribution Frames Technology An optical distribution frame (ODF) is a frame used to provide cable interconnections between communication facilities, which can integrate fiber splicing, fiber termination, fiber optic adapters & connectors and cable connections together in a single unit.
Optical Drives Technology Uses laser light to read data from or write data to an optical disc.
Optical Networking Technology A type of data communication network built with optical fiber technology.
Optical Scanning Device Industries
Optical Storage Media Technology Optical storage is the storage of data on an optically readable medium.
OptiMine Software Companies OptiMine Software is a cloud-based omni-channel marketing analytics and optimization marketing platform.
Optimizely Companies American company that makes customer experience optimization software for other companies.
Optimum Healthcare IT Healthcare
Option Strategies Finance The simultaneous and often mixed, buying or selling of one or more options that differ in one or more of the options’ variables.
Optional Practical Training Human Resources Optional Practical Training (OPT) is a period during which undergraduate and graduate students with F-1 status who have completed or have been pursuing their degrees for more than nine months are permitted by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to work for one year on a student visa towards getting practical training to complement their education.
Opt-Out Marketing The term opt-out refers to several methods by which individuals can avoid receiving unsolicited product or service information. This ability is usually associated with direct marketing campaigns such as, e-mail marketing, or direct mail.
Optum Companies Optum, the fast growing part of UnitedHealth Group, is a leading information and technology-enabled health services business.
Optus Companies Singtel Optus Pty Limited is the second largest telecommunications company in Australia. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of SingTel since 2001.
Oracle Companies Multinational computer technology corporation.
Oracle Commerce Platform Technology An omnichannel ecommerce platform that includes B2B and B2C modules
Oracle Database Technology A relational database management system from the Oracle Corporation.
Oracle Database 12c Technology A high performance, enterprise-class database.
Oracle E-Business Suite Technology A group of integrated Internet-based applications from Oracle.
Oracle Endeca Information Discovery Technology Oracle Endeca Information Discovery is a data visualization and exploration tool.
Oracle Exadata Technology A database machine designed by oracle that provides users with optimized functionality pertaining to enterprise class datasets and their associated workloads.
Oracle Financials Cloud Technology
Oracle HCM Cloud