G - Definitions

  • G

    gap analysis

    A gap analysis assesses the differences between the current and desired performance levels of a company's systems or applications.

  • Generation Facebook (Generation F)

    Generation Facebook (Generation F) is a term used to define millennials who have grown up using social media as their primary networking tool.

  • global information infrastructure (GII)

    The global information infrastructure (GII) is the developing communications framework intended to eventually connect all telecommunications and computer networks world-wide.

  • globalization

    Globalization is the process in which people, philosophies, businesses and goods spread throughout the world. The term is frequently used in reference to creating an integrated global economy marked by free trade, the free flow of capital and corporate use of foreign labor markets to maximize returns.

  • glocalization

    Glocalization is the concept that in a global market, a product or service is more likely to succeed when it is customized for the locality or culture in which it is sold. For example, the international fast food chain McDonalds illustrates the concept of glocalization by changing their menus to appeal to local palates and customs.

  • Google (the company)

    Google is a multinational, publicly-traded organization built around the company's hugely popular search engine. Google's other enterprises include Internet analytics, cloud computing, advertising technologies, and Web app, browser and operating system development.

  • Google Wallet

    Google Wallet is a mobile payment system developed by Google that allows smartphone users to store debit and credit card information for online and in-store purchases.

  • Government Information Awareness (GIA)

    Government Information Awareness (GIA) is a Web site dedicated to making it easy for U.S. citizens to know more about their government and is somewhat the reverse of the government's Terrorism Information Awareness (TIA) program, which aims at knowing more about its citizens.

  • Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA)

    The Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLB Act or GLBA), also known as the Financial Modernization Act of 1999, is a federal law enacted in the United States to control the ways that financial institutions deal with the private information of individuals.

  • GRC (governance, risk management and compliance) software

    GRC (governance, risk management and compliance) software allows publicly-held companies to integrate and manage IT operations that are subject to regulation. (Continued...)

  • great recession (Great Recession)

    Great recession is a label used by journalists and  economists to describe a severe, prolonged economic downturn.

  • green IT (green information technology)

    Green IT (green information technology) is the practice of environmentally sustainable computing.

  • group think

    Group think (also spelled groupthink) is a phenomenon that occurs when group's need for consensus supersedes the judgment of individual group members.

  • growth potential

    Growth potential is an organization's future ability to generate larger profits, expand its workforce and ramp up its production.

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