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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.


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.


CampusPress

CampusPress 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; CampusPress.com


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.


Chrome OS

A 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 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.


e-Waste

Electronic Waste (e-Waste) is used to refer to electronic devices that are nearing the end of their usefulness, or are obsolete.  A few good examples would be VCRs, CRT monitors, and old stereo equipment.  These products while no longer useful in everyday life are useful for their recycling potential / scrap.


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