Data discovery platform

A data discovery platform is a software application that helps organizations find, understand and govern data. It provides a central location for data discovery, exploration and analysis. The platform includes a catalog of all the organization’s data assets, along with metadata and other information that helps users understand what the data is and how it … Read more

Azure HDInsight

HDInsight is a cloud-based service from Microsoft that makes it easy, fast, and cost-effective to process massive amounts of data. HDInsight enables you to run Apache Hadoop clusters in the cloud without having to worry about the underlying infrastructure. HDInsight is built on the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP), an enterprise-grade Apache Hadoop distribution that is … Read more


TurboTax is a software program that helps individuals prepare their federal and state income tax returns. The program is developed and marketed by Intuit, a financial software company. TurboTax is one of the most popular tax preparation software programs in the United States. TurboTax allows users to prepare their taxes using a step-by-step process. The … Read more


A trademark is a word, phrase, symbol, design, or other feature that distinguishes the products or services of one company from those of another. Trademarks can be registered with the government in order to provide legal protection for the owner of the mark. What is a trademark vs copyright? A trademark is a word, phrase, … Read more

Operating system (OS)

An operating system (OS) is a collection of software that manages computer hardware resources and provides common services for computer programs. The operating system is the most important type of system software in a computer system. The operating system manages the computer’s memory, processes, and all of its software and hardware. It also allows you … Read more

Perpetual software license

A perpetual software license is a type of license that allows the licensee to use the software for an unlimited time. The term of the license may be for the life of the product, or for a specific time period. What is the difference between subscription and perpetual license? A subscription license allows the customer … Read more

Clean architecture

‘Clean architecture’ is a term used to describe a software design approach that focuses on the separation of concerns. This means that different parts of the code are isolated from each other, making the code easier to maintain and more resistant to change. The term was first coined by software engineer and architect Robert C. … Read more

Remote Installation Service (RIS)

The Remote Installation Service (RIS) is a Microsoft technology that allows administrators to install Windows operating systems remotely. RIS is typically used to install operating systems on new computers that do not have an operating system installed. RIS can also be used to re-image computers that have become corrupt or have been infected with malware. … Read more

Chief storyteller

The chief storyteller is a position within Microsoft that is responsible for creating and maintaining the company’s narrative. This includes crafting the stories that are told about the company, its products, and its people. The chief storyteller also oversees the company’s internal and external communications, and works to ensure that the company’s message is consistent … Read more