There are a lot of tech terms to keep straight these days. Tom Merritt lists the top five tech buzzwords you need to know.
Buzzwords: those jargon turns of phrase that fall from everyone’s lips. Their frequency of use can make them annoying, but it’s the frequency that makes them buzzy. It’s good to know what they are and what they really mean. Here are five tech buzzwords you should know.
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- “-as-a-service.” The Netflix model has conquered all—just subscribe. Software-as-a-service? Of course! Security-as-a-service? Smart move. Energy-as-a-service? Housing-as-a-service? Robot-as-a-service? Hamburgers-as-a-service? All but that last one are real things.
- “Disruption.” I’m certain when this was first used in tech circles back in the 1990s it felt meaningful. Today, it’s a tad overused. No, you’re not “disrupting” coffee delivery by bringing me coffee—you’re just bringing me coffee, Pat.
- “Digital transformation.” This is a
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