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    • How to Control Documents

      How to Control Documents

      As organizations grow, their potential to increase the collaboration potential of on-line technologies also grow. Therefore, the need to implement document production control early in a project’s life cycle has proven to be critical to success. Some may argue that document control is another layer of bureaucracy. However, for projects that involve many contributors, document

    • 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

    • BS7799

      BS7799

      ISO17799 and BS7799 are security policies and standards procedures. The standard was initially known as a British standard called BS 7799, developed by the British Standards Institution. Later, it became the ISO IEC 17799 standard when it was adopted by the ISO IEC technical committee for international use. Such a committee is called ISO IEC

    • MTTR (Mean Time to Recovery)

      MTTR (Mean Time to Recovery)

      MTTR is an abbreviation for Mean Time To Recovery or Mean Time To Repair which represents the average time taken to put a defective component or system back in working order. It is a measure of the maintainability of a system and predicts the average amount of time required to get the system to work

    • ERP Systems

      ERP Systems

      ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) is a process in which business management is integrated with technology. ERP systems, therefore, allow this integration to be done effectively and without fault. An effective ERP system requires that many aspects of the business are connected. To have the best architecture for the organization, the following must be part of

    • Inter-Process Communication

      Inter-Process Communication

      The term Inter-Process Communication (IPC) refers to a predefined library or set of interfaces that allow processes to communicate with each other. IPC gives the appearance of programs that run concurrently in an operating system’s background and allows computer users to conduct multiple tasks at once on a computer. IPCs can share memory, run in

    • How Does Cloud Computing Work?

      How Does Cloud Computing Work?

      Cloud computing refers to the delivery of one or many services powered by computer hardware and software over the Internet or local computer network. For most major service providers, there are a large number of computers configured in a grid to provide the service architecture located in the “cloud.” The origin of the name cloud

    • 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

    • DMAIC

      DMAIC

      DMAIC is a basic Six Sigma methodology component- a way to improve work processes by eliminating defects. The Six Sigma methodology is widely used in many top corporations in the United States and around the world. It is normally defined as a set of practices that improves efficiency and eliminate defects. Six Sigma has been

    • Service Management

      Service Management

      Service management, also called IT service management, is the discipline used in industries that provide services or a combination of goods and services. While widely used in the IT industry, specifically the ICT (information and Communication Technology) sector, service management can be integrated into many other industries. Service management is usually used in conjunction with

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