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

AndroidA 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.

BluetoothBluetooth 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 LogixBP 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.
BrowserAn 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 FriendlyBrowser 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.
BugA mistake or unwanted piece of code that makes a website or program either work differently than intended, or not at all.

Campus IDA 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.
CampusPressCampusPress is built upon the functions of WordPress, a hosting service which makes creating websites easy, but is intended for use within educational institutions.

It is tailored specifically for K-12 and Higher Education so that institutions from grade schools to colleges are able to create an all encompassing website for the entire institution, and it's sub colleges or domains.

For more information, see their site;

CanvasCanvas is a digital learning environment that will replace D2L (Desire2Learn) by Spring 2020. Starting in Fall 2018, some courses may be in both canvas and D2L. Canvas grants access to discussions, readings, videos, quizzes, and assignment submissions. 
CEASAn acronym for the College of Engineering and Applied Science at University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee.

CherwellCherwell 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
Chrome OSA lightweight operating system produced and managed by Google that is based upon the Google Chrome web-browser.  It is used primarily for lightweight applications such as writing labs, note taking, and small form factor laptops and desktops for home and office use.

Computer NameUniversity 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.
D2LDesire2Learn (D2L) is the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s (UWM) web-based learning environment.
DelveDelve 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.
DNSAn acronym for Domain Name System.  DNS is how the internet converts alphanumeric names like into numeric IP addresses like so that a server can return the website associated with that IP address when that name is searched.

Internet Explorer
Knowledge Base
LinkedIn Learning (Formerly
Microsoft Access
Microsoft Edge
Microsoft PowerBI
Office 365
Office 365 - Glossary of Terms
Phishing Email
Schedule Planner
Scheduling Assistant
Shared mailbox
Skype for Business
Sponsored Account
SPSS Statistics
SSC Campus - Product Releases: Alternate ID Field View
The Cloud
Wepa Print Away