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Information Technology for Management: Advancing Sustainable, Profitable Business Growth, 9th edition by Gregory R. Wood, Linda Volonino, Efraim Turban

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Glossary

3G Third-generation mobile network standard.

4G Fourth-generation mobile network standard.

Acceptable use policy (AUP) Policy that informs users of their responsibilities, acceptable and unacceptable actions, and consequences of noncompliance.

Ad hoc report Unplanned reports generated on request to provide more information about a situation, problem, or opportunity.

Administrative controls Deal with issuing guidelines and monitoring compliance with the guidelines, policies, and procedures.

Advanced persistent threat (APT) attack.

Adware Software that automatically displays advertisements while running a program.

Affiliate marketing An arrangement whereby a marketing partner (a business, an organization, or even an individual) refers consumers to the selling company's Web site.

Agile enterprise A firm that can identify and capture opportunities more quickly than its rivals.

Agility An EC firm's ability to capture, report, and quickly respond to changes happening in the marketplace.

AJAX (Asynchronous JavaScript and XML) A group of technologies that create Web pages that respond to users' actions without requiring the entire page to reload.

Android OS Google/Open Hardset Alliance mobile OS.

Application controls Safeguards that are intended to protect specific applications.

Applications portfolio Major information systems applications, such as customer order processing, human resource management, or procurement, that have been or are to be developed.

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