• embedded IT

    Embedded IT is the process of inserting information technology staff and expertise into other business units in order to quickly and more effectively identify and pursue new business opportunities ...

  • two-speed IT

    Two-speed IT is the concept that strategic planning for an IT department should include a fast track that allows some projects to be implemented quickly.

  • Prescriptive analytics: Is an optimized future within our grasp?

    Prescriptive analytics promises to not just identify what might happen next but actually give us the RX for optimizing those outcomes. Is it for real?

  • Chief Digital Officer (CDO)

    A chief digital officer (CDO) is an executive enlisted to help businesses transform traditional IT policies and business processes to accommodate digital sectors such as mobile technology and appli...

Business process management

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  • B2E (Business2Employee or Business-to-Employee)

    B2E is business-to-employee, an approach in which the focus of business is the employee, rather than the consumer (as it is in business-to-consumer, or B2C) or other businesses (as it is in business-to-business, or B2B). 

  • ebXML (electronic business xml)

    ebXML (Electronic Business XML) is a project to use the Extensible Markup Language (XML) to standardize the secure exchange of business data. 

  • risk assessment framework (RAF)

    A risk assessment framework (RAF) is a strategy for prioritizing and sharing information about the security risks to an information technology (IT) infrastructure. 

  • enterprise risk management (ERM)

    Enterprise risk management (ERM) is the process of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling the activities of an organization in order to minimize the effects of risk on an organization's capital and earnings. 

  • Compliance: Glossary

    A printable glossary of compliance-related terms. 

  • balanced scorecard methodology

    Balanced scorecard methodology is an analysis technique designed to translate an organization's mission statement and overall business strategy into specific, quantifiable goals and to monitor the organization's performance in terms of achieving thes... 

  • atom

    An atom is a particle of matter that uniquely defines achemical element. 

  • business process reengineering (BPR)

    Business process reengineering (BPR) is the analysis and redesign of workflow within and between enterprises. 

  • CIO (Chief Information Officer)

    Chief Information Officer (CIO) is a job title commonly given to the person in an enterprise responsible for the information technology and computer systems that support enterprise goals. (Continued...) 

  • IPO (initial public offering)