A term used to describe the practice of recycling computers, computer components and other electronics through reusing or donating them until the end of their lifecycle. E-cycling encourages people to reduce, reuse and recycle rather than dispose of these items prematurely when upgrading to newer products. At the end of the electronics’ life, people are then encouraged to dispose of the item at an electronics recycler to keep the electronics out of landfills and reduce the amount of electronic waste. May also be written as eCycle or ecycle.
Short for electronic discovery, e-discovery is a term used to describe the compiling, storing and securing of digital information, such as e-mail, files and other data. Growth in this market is fueled by the need for corporations to comply with amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP) covering the discovery of digital information. […]
(ē-guv´&rn-ment) (n.) A generic term that refers to any government functions or processes that are carried out in digital form over the Internet. Local, state and federal governments essentially set up central Web sites from which the public (both private citizens and businesses) can find public information, download government forms and contact government representatives. For […]
Education via the Internet, network, or standalone computer. e-learning is essentially the network-enabled transfer of skills and knowledge. e-learning refers to using electronic applications and processes to learn. e-learning applications and processes include Web-based learning, computer-based learning, virtual classrooms and digital collaboration. Content is delivered via the Internet, intranet/extranet, audio or video tape, satellite TV, […]
- e-mail aliasing
The practice of having multiple e-mail addresses all resolve to a single e-mail address. For example: a small business has an employee with the e-mail address [email protected]. This person is responsible for the sales and customer service of the company which have the separate e-mail addresses [email protected] and [email protected] to handle the business of those […]
- e-mail appending
(ē´māl &-pend´ing) (n.) The process of merging a database of customer information that lacks email addresses for the customers with a third-party’s database of email addresses in an attempt to match the e-mail addresses with the information in the initial database. A typical email appending scenario involves a business that has name, address and telephone […]