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Data analytics and AI

This glossary contains definitions related to customer data analytics, predictive analytics, data visualization and operational business intelligence. Some definitions explain the meaning of words used to Hadoop and other software tools used in big data analytics. Other definitions are related to the strategies that business intelligence professionals, data scientists, statisticians and data analysts use to make data-driven decisions.

Algorithms

Terms related to procedures or formulas for solving a problem by conducting a sequence of specified actions. In computing, algorithms in the form of mathematical instructions play an important part in search, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning.

  • narrow AI (weak AI)

    Narrow AI is an application of artificial intelligence technologies to enable a high-functioning system that replicates -- and perhaps surpasses -- human intelligence for a dedicated purpose.

  • What is artificial intelligence (AI)?

    Artificial intelligence is the simulation of human intelligence processes by machines, especially computer systems. Specific applications of AI include expert systems, natural language processing, speech recognition and machine vision.

  • element-of symbol

    The element-of symbol is used in mathematical set theory to indicate that a point, object or number belongs to a certain set.

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Artificial intelligence

Terms related to artificial intelligence (AI), including definitions about machine learning and words and phrases about training data, algorithms, natural language processing, neural networks and automation.

  • Siri

    Siri is Apple's virtual assistant for iOS, macOS, tvOS and watchOS devices that uses voice recognition and is powered by artificial intelligence (AI).

  • disruptive technology (disruptive innovation)

    Disruptive technology, often referred to as disruptive innovation, is when a new business model attracts an underserviced market or revenue stream and grows until it supplants incumbent competitors.

  • association rules

    Association rules are 'if-then' statements, that help to show the probability of relationships between data items, within large data sets in various types of databases.

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Data and data management

Terms related to data, including definitions about data warehousing and words and phrases about data management.

  • infographic

    An infographic (information graphic) is a representation of information in a graphic format designed to make the data easily understandable at a glance.

  • information asset

    An information asset is a collection of knowledge or data that is organized, managed and valuable.

  • failover

    Failover is a backup operational mode in which the functions of a system component are assumed by a secondary component when the primary becomes unavailable.

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Database management

Terms related to databases, including definitions about relational databases and words and phrases about database management.

  • failover

    Failover is a backup operational mode in which the functions of a system component are assumed by a secondary component when the primary becomes unavailable.

  • structured data

    Structured data is data that has been organized into a formatted repository, typically a database.

  • database replication

    Database replication is the frequent electronic copying of data from a database in one computer or server to a database in another -- so that all users share the same level of information.

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Networking
  • network management system

    A network management system, or NMS, is an application or set of applications that lets network engineers manage a network's ...

  • host (in computing)

    A host is a computer or other device that communicates with other hosts on a network.

  • Network as a Service (NaaS)

    Network as a service, or NaaS, is a business model for delivering enterprise WAN services virtually on a subscription basis.

Security
CIO
  • digital disruption

    Digital disruption is the change that occurs when new digital technologies and business models affect the value proposition of ...

  • value stream management

    Value stream management is an emerging business process intended to gauge the flow of value into business resources and ...

  • audit program (audit plan)

    An audit program, also called an audit plan, is an action plan that documents what procedures an auditor will follow to validate ...

HRSoftware
  • team collaboration

    Team collaboration is a communication and project management approach that emphasizes teamwork, innovative thinking and equal ...

  • employee self-service (ESS)

    Employee self-service (ESS) is a widely used human resources technology that enables employees to perform many job-related ...

  • learning experience platform (LXP)

    A learning experience platform (LXP) is an AI-driven peer learning experience platform delivered using software as a service (...

Customer Experience
  • shoppable video

    A shoppable video is a way for consumers to discover products and make a purchase through links within the video.

  • Net Promoter Score (NPS)

    Net Promoter Score (NPS) is a metric that organizations use for assessing customer loyalty toward their brand, products or ...

  • B2C (business-to-consumer)

    B2C, or business-to-consumer, is a retail model where products or services move directly from a business to the end user who has ...

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