A reference designed specifically for business people.
Acronym for Infrastructure as a Service
IaaS is a model where you benefit from the IT infrastructure (servers, storage, backup, network) of a service provider, via cloud computing. As a result, your company does not have to own or manage physical computing resources. You still control your operating system, your databases and the applications available.
Intelligent automation of your business by integrating digital technologies such as connected machines, data analysis and artificial intelligence. Processes, management styles, business models and workforces can all benefit from these new technologies. In practice, the BDC states that the transition to Industry 4.0 has the potential to increase your productivity, reduce your costs and increase the quality of your products.
Internet of things
also called IoT
The network created between tangible objects equipped with sensors, software or other technologies that connect with other objects or systems via the Internet to exchange data. For example, a connected device whose data indicates a deviation from normal can automatically send you a notification on your smartphone. The smart home is another great example of connected objects.
Acronym for Information Technology
This expression refers to the field of information processing (i.e., the creation, processing, storage and exchange of digital data). IT encompasses a wide range of technologies: software, hardware and communication technologies, among others.