The back office is generally considered to be the technology, services and human resources required to manage a company itself. Back office includes such systems as the IT, human resources and accounting departments. The back office is supported by a back end system.
Another term for bus, the main wire that connects nodes. The term is often used to describe the main network connections composing the Internet.
- backbone provider
(n.) An organization that supplies access to high-speed transmission lines that connect users to the Internet. These lines comprise the backbone of the Internet. Different from an ISP, which provides users access to the Internet, a backbone provider supplies the ISPs with access to the lines, such as T1 or T3 lines, that connect ISPs […]
Backchannel is the term used to describe the correspondence between two members of a newsgroup, when the correspondence is conducted in private (off the newsgroup). While members often use this as a way to comment to each other in private, newsgroup moderators may also backchannel members to tell the poster their comments or post is […]
- backfile conversion
Backfile conversion is the act of replacing large volumes of documents with digital images. Generally backfile conversion consists of digitizing volumes of documents by using high speed scanning methods to convert these legacy documents into digital images which will be stored as document libraries. Today many agencies have millions of records stored on media such […]
(n.) (1) Multitasking computers are capable of executing several tasks, or programs, at the same time. In some multitasking systems, one of the processes is called the foreground process , and the others are called background processes. The foreground process is the one that accepts input from the keyboard, mouse, or other input device. Background […]