PRM is a standardized framework to measure the performance of major IT investments and their contribution to program performance. PRM is a Federal Enterprise Architecture (FEA), a reference model that is used to develop a common taxonomy for describing IT resources. The Performance Reference Model is designed for the following goals:
Help produce enhanced performance information to improve strategic and daily decision-making;
Improve the alignment (and better articulate the contribution of) inputs to outputs and outcomes, thereby creating a clear .line of sight. to desired results;
and Identify performance improvement opportunities that span traditional organizational structures and boundaries.
Short for programmable read-only memory, a memory chip on which data can be written only once. Once a program has been written onto a PROM, it remains there forever. Unlike RAM, PROMs retain their contents when the computer is turned off. The difference between a PROM and a ROM (read-only memory) is that a PROM […]
Abbreviation for “parents are watching”. PRW is commonly used in newsgroups, chat rooms, instant messaging, text messaging, SMS, e-mail and other real time text-based communications.
Short for public safety answering point, a physical location where 911 emergency telephone calls are received and then routed to the proper emergency services. See E911.
Short for packet-switched data network, a data communications network that is based on the principles of packet switching, as opposed to circuit switching that is used in public telephone networks. Packet-switched networks do not establish physical communication channels between communicating devices like circuit-switched networks do. Instead, signals are formed into fixed-length packets that are affixed […]
(pronounced P-SIP) Acronym for Program and Systems Information Protocol, is the ATSC standard for digital television channel naming, numbering and navigation.