A slang term coined by Steve Gillmor to mean “the reputation of importance that employees would be able to acquire by becoming known as experts in different areas”.
The reference originally appeared in Steve Gillmor’s eWeek column on Messaging and Collaboration that discusses Socialtext and the nature of relationships in enterprise social software.
- Entity Relationship Diagram
An entity relationship model, also called an entity-relationship (ER) diagram, is a graphical representation of entities and their relationships to each other, typically used in computing in regard to the organization of data within databases or information systems. An entity is a piece of data-an object or concept about which data is stored. Relationships Between […]
- eBay alternative
The slang phrase used to describe the growing number of online marketplaces that provide selling channels that does not include eBay, the top number one ranked marketplace in terms of traffic. In a general sense of the phrase, because eBay has long been ranked as the top selling channel, all others can be called an […]
- eBay Shopping API
Also called eBay Shopping Web Services, the eBay Shopping API offers access to public read-only data such as searching for items, products, reviews, and eBay member profiles. The eBay Shopping API can be used in search tools and other buyer-focused applications.
(1) The state of a computer, usually determined by which programs are running and basic hardware and software characteristics. For example, when one speaks of running a program in a UNIX environment, it means running a program on a computer that has the UNIX operating system. One ingredient of an environment, therefore, is the operating […]
- equal error rate
(ē´kw&l er´&r rāt) (n.) Abbreviated as EER. A biometric security system predetermines the threshold values for its false acceptance rate and its false rejection rate, and when the rates are equal, the common value is referred to as the equal error rate. The value indicates that the proportion of false acceptances is equal to the […]