LDAP injection

LDAP injection

LDAP injection is a type of security attack that is used to compromise Web sites that construct LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol) statements from data provided by users. LDAP is a protocol that facilitates the location of… more

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December 14, 2017

Turing test

Turing test

In artificial intelligence (AI), a Turing Test is a method of inquiry for determining whether or not a computer is capable of thinking like a human being. The test is named after Alan Turing, an English mathematician who pioneered… more

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December 13, 2017

Microsoft Azure Data Lake

Microsoft Azure Data Lake

Microsoft Azure Data Lake is a highly scalable data storage and analytics service. The service is hosted in Azure, Microsoft’s public cloud, and is largely intended for big data storage and analysis. Like other data lakes,… more

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December 12, 2017

enterprise mobility management (EMM)

enterprise mobility management (EMM)

How EMM has evolved

EMM typically involves some combination of MDM, mobile application management (MAM), mobile content management (MCM) and identity and access management. These four technologies started off as… more

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December 12, 2017

RFID (radio frequency identification)

RFID security and privacy

A common RFID security or privacy concern is that RFID tag data can be read by anyone with a compatible reader. Additionally, tags can often be read after the item leaves the store or… more

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December 12, 2017

Scratch

Scratch is a free object-oriented software development kit (SDK) that allows children age 8-16 to create animations, interactive stories, games and music without needing to know a specific programming language. Scratch, which consists of a more

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December 4, 2017

cloud orchestration (cloud orchestrator)

Cloud orchestration platform benefits

Cloud orchestration is of interest to many IT organizations and DevOps adopters as a way to speed the delivery of services and reduce costs. A cloud orchestrator automates… more

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December 1, 2017

Hawthorne effect

Hawthorne effect

The Hawthorne effect is a psychological phenomenon that produces an improvement in human behavior or performance as a result of increased attention from superiors, clients or colleagues.

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November 30, 2017

business case

A business case is a written or verbal value proposition that is intended to educate a decision maker and convince them to take some kind of action. When written, the document itself is sometimes referred to as a business case.

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November 30, 2017

human resource management (HRM)

What is human resources?

Human resources is the term — first used in the early 1900s and then more widely in the 1960s — for the people who work for the organization, in aggregate.

HRM is really employee management with… more

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November 30, 2017