Initial program load (IPL)

The initial program load (IPL) is the process of loading an operating system or application program into a computer’s memory. The IPL is typically initiated by hardware, such as a central processing unit (CPU), a bootstrap loader, or a firmware device. The IPL can also be initiated by software, such as an operating system loader … Read more

Positive correlation

A positive correlation is a relationship between two variables in which both variables move in the same direction. In other words, as one variable increases, the other variable also increases. A positive correlation is represented by a positive sign (+). Positive correlations are found in nature, but they can also be created artificially, such as … Read more

Critical infrastructure security

Critical infrastructure security refers to the security of systems and assets that are essential to the functioning of a society or enterprise. These systems and assets may include, but are not limited to, communications, transportation, energy, financial, and government systems. The security of critical infrastructure is a shared responsibility among all levels of government, the … Read more


“Softlifting” is the term used to describe the illegal reproduction and distribution of software. This can happen when someone makes a copy of a software program and gives it to someone else, without the permission of the copyright holder. It can also happen when someone downloads a copy of a program from the internet and … Read more

Radio silence

Radio silence is a term used to describe a lack of communication between two or more parties. It can be used in a variety of contexts, but is most commonly associated with military applications, where it is often used as a tactic to avoid detection or to prevent enemy forces from tracking one’s movements. In … Read more


A trinary is a computer system with three states, instead of the more common two (binary). In a trinary system, there are three possible outcomes for each operation, rather than two. For example, in a binary system, a bit can be either a 0 or a 1. In a trinary system, a bit can be … Read more

Alexa Voice Services (AVS)

Alexa Voice Services (AVS) is a cloud-based voice recognition and natural language understanding service that powers Amazon Echo and other devices. AVS lets you add voice control to your products and services. You can use AVS to build products that enable customers to interact with your content and services using just their voice. With AVS, … Read more


An unobtainium is a hypothetical material that is impossible to obtain or produce. The term is often used in science fiction to describe materials that are extremely rare or difficult to obtain. What is unobtainium mean? Unobtainium is a term used to describe a hypothetical material that is impossible to obtain or produce. The term … Read more

Categories ERP

Virtual printer

A virtual printer is a software application that emulates the capabilities of a physical printer. Virtual printers can be used to create PDF or image files from any printable document, and are often used to convert documents into a format that can be read by optical character recognition (OCR) software. Virtual printers are also sometimes … Read more

Barcode data (point-of-sale data, POS data)

A barcode data, or POS data, is a code that is read by a barcode scanner, which is used to track sales data at a point-of-sale. This data can be used to track inventory, customers, and sales. What type of data is point of sale data? Point of sale data is typically composed of a … Read more