Legacy Applications - applications that hold data inherited from languages, platforms, and techniques earlier than current technology, which need to be migrated to the latest platforms and architecture.
Bandwidth - A measurement of the volume of information that can be transmitted over a network at a given time. Think of a network as a water pipe - the higher the bandwidth (the larger the diameter of the pipe), the more data (water) can pass over the network (through the pipe).
Client - A program (like a Web browser) that connects to and requests information from a server.
Cookies - The name for files stored on your hard drive by your Web browser that hold information used by the website.
Client-Server Protocol - A communication protocol between networked computers in which the services of one computer (the server) are requested by the other (the client).
Content Management System (CMS) stores content in a database separately from the site templates, controls its appearance, so content can be updated or reused in various contexts without touching the HTML.
CRM (Customer relationship management) is a business philosophy, describing a strategy which places the customer at the heart of an organization's processes, activities and culture. It provides seamless coordination between all customer-facing functions by integrating people, process and technology to maximize relationships with all customers.
Custom software development - development of the unique (custom) software solution based on the client's requirements
Document management is a technology that increases the capabilities of a computer's file system. By giving an opportunity to characterize the documents electronic document management systems (DMS) enable users to store, retrieve, and use their documents more easily and powerfully than they can do within the file system itself.
Domain - The Internet is divided into smaller sets known as domains, including .com (business), .gov (government), .edu (educational) and others.
Domain Name - Allows you to reference Internet sites without knowing the true numerical address.
Extranet is a private network that uses Internet protocols and the public telecommunication system to securely share part of a business's information or operations with suppliers, vendors, partners, customers, or other businesses. An extranet can be viewed as part of a company's intranet that is extended to users outside the company. The same benefits that Web technologies have brought to corporate intranets are now starting to accelerate business between businesses.
FreeWare - Software that is available for download and unlimited use without charge.
FTP - File Transfer Protocol - a set of rules for exchanging files between computers via the Internet.
Gateway - Computer hardware and software that allow users to connect from one network to another.
HTML - HyperText Markup Language - a collection of tags typically used in the development of Web pages.
HTTP - HyperText Transfer Protocol - a set of instructions for communication between a server and a World Wide Web client.
Inception - the first stage of project development, shared vision and initial requirements collection
Internet payment systems allow purchasing goods and services on the Internet with the help of credit cards.
Intranet is a network within an organization that uses Internet technologies to enable users to find, use, and share documents and Web pages. Corporate intranets are used as the primary way for employees to obtain and share work-related documents, share knowledge, collaborate on designs, access e-learning and learn about company news.
IP Address - Internet Protocol Address - every computer on the Internet has a unique identifying number, like 188.8.131.52.
IT - Information technologies
Java - A programming language, similar to C++, created by Sun Microsystems for developing applets that are capable of running on any computer regardless of the operating system.
LAN - Local Area Network - a network of computers confined within a small area, such as an office building.
Portal - A web site that aims to be an entry point to the World Wide Web, typically offering a Search Engine and/or links to useful pages and possibly news or other services.
Project recovery is a set of measures to improve failing project flow aimed at its successful completion.
Quality Assurance (QA) - service that provides testing and other proceedings to guarantee the quality of a product
Supply chain management is the combination of art and science of integrating the flow of goods and information from initial sourcing all the way through to delivery to the end user. Key activities within this end-to-end process include purchasing, production planning, order processing and fulfillment, inventory management, transportation, distribution, and customer service.