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    • The Waterfall Model

      The Waterfall Model

      The Waterfall model is one of the best known applications of the Systems Development Life Cycle model (or SDLC), commonly used in the information systems, software, and systems engineering fields. The model is a sequential design process and gets its name from the visual depiction of progress, following the methodology looking like a waterfall as

    • Decision Support System

      Decision Support System

      A Decision Support System (DSS) is a way to model data and make quality decisions based on it. Making the right decision in business is usually based on data quality and one’s ability to sift through and analyze the data to find trends that solutions and strategies can be created from/for. Decision Support Systems are

    • SNMP Trap

      SNMP Trap

      The SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol) allows network management to communicate with different network components. Because of this, it is important for all network hardware to be equipped with an SNMP agent that allows for it to be communicated back to network management. Once the network is connected, the elements are able to send messages

    • GroupWare

      GroupWare

      In the modern era, enterprises are expanding beyond both local and national borders. Hence, collaboration between employees who are located all over the world can be problematic. In order for large, multinational companies to remain competitive, such collaboration is required, hence the need for GroupWare. What is GroupWare? Groupware (Collaborative Software) is any software, application,

    • Database Integration

      Database Integration

      Database integration means that multiple different applications have their data stored in a specific database – the integration database – so that data is available across all of these different applications. In other words, the data is available between two different parties and therefore, can be easily accessed and implemented into a different application without

    • HIPAA

      HIPAA

      HIPAA, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, was enacted by the U.S. Congress in 1996, and became effective July 1, 1997. This act is a grouping of regulations that work to combat waste, fraud, and abuse in health care delivery and health insurance. The intention of the HIPAA is also to improve the effectiveness

    • What is Keiretsu?

      What is Keiretsu?

      The keiretsu business system first hit the press in the United States during a series of trade disputes between the United States and Japan in the late 1980s to early 1990s. The system is a series of affiliated companies that work together to ensure the mutual success of each company. The keiretsu system also relies

    • Business Intelligence

      Business Intelligence

      Business Intelligence is a broad field of study. The major thrust of business intelligence theory looks at certain factors to make high quality decisions. These factors include customers, competitors, business partners, economic environment and internal operations. Here is some more information on how these factors help businesses make quality decisions. Customers: Without customers a business

    • Value Stream Mapping

      Value Stream Mapping

      Value stream mapping is a popular manufacturing technique. It analyzes the flow of materials and information necessary to create a product or provide a service. The technique originated at the Toyota Corporation and is referred to as material and information flow mapping. It can be applied to any process that requires improvement. When using value

    • Distributed Computing

      Distributed Computing

      Distributed computing refers to the means by which a single computer program runs in more than one computer at the same time. In particular, the different elements and objects of a program are being run or processed using different computer processors. Distributed computing is similar to parallel computing and grid computing. Parallel computing, though, refers

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