Technological vocabulary 2/2

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Here we present our technological vocabulary in which we will include all the terms that may be more complicated, technical or Anglicisms that are often used in the technology sector. In this way, you will always have at hand a small vocabulary that will help you understand and learn new terms, development proposals or sporadic queries about a meaning.
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Adwords: program that Google uses to offer sponsored advertising to potential advertisers.

Analytics: web analytics tool of the company Google.

Android: operating system for mobile terminals owned by Google. We can find it in most mobile phones and netbooks.

Angular JS: see JavaScript.

Native APP and hybrid APP (Webapp): two types of mobile applications.

ASO: (App store optimization) process of positioning of apps in the stores.

APP: acronym of the English “application”. We use it to refer to the mobile application.

API: (Application Programming Interface) application programming interface.

Beacon: equivalent in English of Baliza, it is a device developed by Apple but open to many OS, allows to activate a series of notifications that depend on the proximity or distance between the smartphone and the Beacon.

Beatcoin: decentralized electronic currency conceived in 2009 by Satoshi Nakamoto. The name also applies to the protocol designed by the same author and the P2P network that supports it.

Blog: also called blog or weblog, it is a web page, usually of a personal nature, with a chronological structure that is updated regularly and that is usually dedicated to dealing with a specific topic.

Blogger: individual who manages a blog.

Blogspot: one of the main platforms for creating blogs.

Brainstorming: activity through which a group of people perform a “brainstorm” on a topic with the intention of being able to organize or make a decision.

Bug: software error or failure in a computer program or software system that triggers an undesired result.

CFO: (Chief Financial Officer) is known as CFO or responsible for the financial aspects of a company.

Checkbox: in computer jargon, it is a selection box or selection box.

CRM: (Customer Relationship Management) Business strategy based mainly on customer satisfaction. There are systems that allow implementing that strategy.

CRO: (Conversion Rate Optimization) calculation that allows to obtain the conversion ratio.

CTO: (Chef Technical Officer) the person who holds the title focuses on technical and scientific issues within an organization. Often, the CTO is Director of Technology.

Cobranding: a situation in which the forces of two brands come together to offer a product or service as a whole.

LAN connection: see LAN

TCP connection: see TCP

Coworking: way of work that allows independent professionals, entrepreneurs, and SMEs from different sectors to share the same work space, both physical and virtual, to develop their professional projects independently, while promoting joint projects.

Dashboard: graphical user interface that lies both in videogame consoles and in some operating systems.

Download: download, download, grab, download, extract, remove. Obtaining data from a device through a communication channel.

Engagement: “commitment” It is based on creating certain loyalty and motivation for our users to defend and feel part of the brand.

FAQ: (Frequently Asked Questions) section dedicated to answering frequently asked questions.

Feedback: ability of an issuer to collect reactions from the receivers and modify their message, according to what was collected.

Fiber: fiber, used for a specific and optimized type of communications.

Framework: in general terms, a standardized set of concepts, practices and criteria to focus on a particular type of problem that serves as a reference, to face and solve new problems of a similar nature.

Freelance: person whose activity consists of carrying out works of their occupation, trade or profession, independently, usually also working for third parties.

Follow-up: follow-up It seems to be imposing the phrase “do the follow-up.”

Gamer: although there are different categories, it is the modern term of the classic video game player. Currently very widespread among online players.

Gantt: (from Henry Laurence Gantt) the useful Gantt chart graphic tool whose objective is to expose the expected dedication time for different tasks or activities over a given total time.

Hastag: from the English hash, pad, and tag, tag. It is a form character string

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