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IT Acronym List

Find here a list of common IT acronyms used by developers and businesspeople alike. Having a hard time figuring out what CAS stands for, or want to know what BI actually means? This is your go-to resource.



IT Services communicates news and information to interested individuals across the university via the TechNews list. This includes the monthly edition of our Tech Talk newsletter, where we report on imminent maintenance issues, riff on popular tech topics like data backup and cloud computing, and inform readers about changes in the technology environment at Miami University.

Anyone interested may join by sending a request to

Administrative Assistant Notification LISTSERV

Recognizing the central role that administrative assistants play in communications within many departments and offices, IT Services uses this list to engage the front-line administrative staff in disseminating announcements and information. Anyone interested may join by sending a request to

Technology Resources


Miami is a member of this international service organization dedicated to transforming higher education through the use of information technology. Through various programs and activities, EDUCAUSE and its members contribute to thought leadership on major issues, help clarify the current environment, document effective practices, and highlight how emerging trends and technologies may influence the evolution of IT in higher education.


The purpose of the Ohio Higher Education Computing Conference is to foster communication between higher education IT professionals across the state via an annual conference designed to facilitate problem solving and peer networking.


Miami is a member of this advanced technology community that provides a collaborative environment where US research and education organizations can solve common technology challenges and develop innovative solutions in support of their educational, research and community service missions.

Internet2 operates the nation’s largest and fastest, coast-to-coast research and education network, with Internet2 Network Operations Center powered by Indiana University. Internet2 serves more than 90,000 community anchor institutions, 305 U.S. universities, 70 government agencies, 42 regional and state education networks, 84 leading corporations working with our community and more than 65 national research and education networking partners representing more than 100 countries.

Corporate Executive Board (CEB)

IT Services subscribes to this best practice insight and technology company. CEB provides management tools that help IT’s leaders navigate both technology and people decisions.

Girls Who Code

IT Services, along with faculty from CEC, supports an active student organization that runs a club affiliated with the national Girls Who Code organization. Serving girls from middle and high school, Girls Who Code is a national organization dedicated to closing the gender gap in technology.