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Active Directory

(AD) - A system used to manage user accounts and security, using LDAP and DNS.


Adobe Suite

The term, Adobe Suite, is used to refer to Adobe's line of products currently offered in their Creative Cloud.  They include; After Effects, Illustrator, Photoshop, Animate, InDesign, Premiere, Dreamweaver, Muse, and Lightroom.  All of these programs are used to create and edit design based products like photos, videos, and websites.  For more information, visit Adobe's site here.


Aira

Aira is a service that provides instant, visual access to the surrounding environment for people who are visually impaired. 


Android

A mobile operating system used on phones, tablets, car radios, and other small devices worldwide.  A direct competitor to Apple's iOS; each iteration is named after a treat with recent revisions including Kit-Kat, Marshmallow, and Nougat.


Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a short-range wireless signal used to communicate between devices within an approximately 30ft radius.  It is used most commonly between phones and other connected devices such as car stereos, speakers, headphones, and connected home devices such as the Amazon Alexa, Google Home, and others. 

Bluetooth is most notably symbolized by a white character in the shape of a B with a blue oval around it.

Bluetooth Symbol


BP Logix

BP Logix is a workflow software currently utilized by FAA HR that allows UWM employees to complete form requests from HR regarding processes and/or needed information from the UWM employee base. This product is also known as eWorkflow and Streamline.


Browser

An application that allows a user to interact with information found on the World Wide Web.  Common web browsers include Google Chrome, Safari, Internet Explorer, and Mozilla Firefox.


Browser Friendly

Browser friendly refers to settings on a web browser that ensure the browser will be as compatible with UWM services like PAWS and D2L as possible. Browser friendlies include steps like clearing the cache and changing the top language in the web browser to English-United States.


Bug

A mistake or unwanted piece of code that makes a website or program either work differently than intended, or not at all.


Campus ID

A Campus ID is a serial number that is given to everyone with a UWM affiliation.  Campus ID numbers consist of two sections.  The first section is nine digits and usually starts with "99".  The second section consists of two digits and is separated from the first nine by a space.  A user's Campus ID number is confidential information and is akin to a Social Security Number. A Campus ID can be located on a student's panthercard.


CEAS

An acronym for the College of Engineering and Applied Science at University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee.


Cherwell

Cherwell Service Management (CSM), developed by Cherwell Software, is a configurable, scalable Out-Of-The-Box (OOTB) Service Desk solution based on IT Service Management (ITSM) best practices and the Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) framework. More information about ITSM and ITIL can be found at itsm.uwm.edu.


Computer Name

University owned computers are identified with a specific computer name with the naming convention [Department]-[Building/room]-[computer number] (e.g. CCL-BOL225-11).  For a desktop computer, the label with the computer name is usually found on the top or side of the tower.


Delve

Delve is a powerful search engine that looks across all of the content in your network, checks to make sure you have access to it, and then presents it to you. It is powered by the Office Graph, which uses machine learning techniques to map all of the activities taking place across email, OneDrive for Business, SharePoint Online and Yammer.


DNS

An acronym for Domain Name System.  DNS is how the internet converts alphanumeric names like www.google.com into numeric IP addresses like 192.168.1.101 so that a server can return the website associated with that IP address when that name is searched.


EMS

Event Management Software (EMS) allows a user to efficiently schedule large-scale events, make reservations and manage resources and services within a reservation. The EMS used for UWM is ROAR, which can be used to reserve classrooms. For more information on ROAR, click the following link ROAR.


ePantherID

All UWM students and staff possess an ePantherID which is used as a username to login to various services via the 1login system. As an example, if your UWM email address is rpaws@uwm.edu, then your ePantherID is rpaws. The ePantherID can be used to access to email, web services, Campus Computer Labs, campus wireless service, and other associated services.


eWorkflow

eWorkflow is a workflow software currently utilized by FAA HR that allows UWM employees to complete form requests from HR regarding processes and/or needed information from the UWM employee base. This product is also known as BP Logix and Streamline.


EZCare
Forwarding
FTP
GuestPass
Internet Explorer
iOS
Keyword
Knowledge Base
LDAP
LinkedIn Learning (Formerly Lynda.com)
Lync
Mac
Mac OSX
MATLAB
Microsoft Access
Microsoft Edge
Microsoft PowerBI
Mifi
Office 365
Office 365 - Glossary of Terms
OneDrive
OneNote
Outlook
P2000
Panthera
pantherFILE
PAWS
Personal Hotspot
Phishing Email
PSOA
Publisher
Schedule Planner
Scheduling Assistant
Shared mailbox
Skype for Business
Sponsor
Sponsored Account
SPSS Statistics
SSC Campus - Product Releases: Alternate ID Field View
Streamline
Tag
UITS
UWM
UWMWiFi
Wepa Print Away
Wifi
WordPress
Yammer