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  • Front Office and Back Office

    Front Office/Back Office The terms Front Office and Back Office are generally used to describe the parts of the company (or of its information system) that are dedicated, respectively, to the direct relationship with the client and... Read more

    e-Business
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Agile Methods (RAD, XP)

    Agile methods "Agile methods" software development (also called Agile Modelling denoted AG for short) reduce software lifecycle time (thus speeding up development) by firstly developing a prototype version, then integrating... Read more

    Software engineering
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Information systems director (ISD)

    Information systems director (ISD) An information systems director (also called an IS director) has both managing and technical skills. He/she is in charge of bringing information systems in line with the company's plans, setting and... Read more

    IT professions
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Conducting a meeting

    Introduction Meetings are a way of sharing, within a group of individuals, the same level of knowledge of a subject or a problem and of making decisions collectively. Additionally, decisions made collectively, with representatives of... Read more

    Project management
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Client / Contractor

    Contractor and Client * ==Client== The client refers to the entity that has the need that defines the project objective, schedule, and dedicated budget. The expected result of the project is the creation of a product, called works. The... Read more

    Project management
    March 15, 2018 at 03:41 PM
  • Introduction to IT Security

    As Internet use is developing, more and more companies are opening their information system to their partners and suppliers. Therefore, it is essential to know which of the company's resources need protecting and to control system... Read more

    Security
    February 22, 2018 at 10:09 AM
  • Introduction to Microsoft Windows

    History of Windows Windows is the operating system sold by the Seattle-based company Microsoft. Microsoft, originally christened "Traf-O-Data" in 1972, was renamed "Micro-soft" in November 1975, then "Microsoft" on November 26, 1976.... Read more

    Windows
    March 8, 2018 at 09:54 AM
  • Session keys

    Advantages of a session key Asymmetric algorithms (which come into play in public-key cryptosystems) make it possible to eliminate problems related to key sharing via a secure channel. However, they remain much less effective (in terms... Read more

    Cryptography
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • History of the hard drive

    History of the hard drive The first hard drive was invented in early 1956, at the request of the US Air Force, by the company IBM. It was called the RAMAC 305 (with the name standing for Random Access Method of Accounting and Control),... Read more

    Computer history
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Programming Languages

    A programming language is a language designed to describe a set of consecutive actions to be executed by a computer. A programming language is, therefore, a practical way for us humans to give instructions to a computer. Languages that... Read more

    Programming
    June 19, 2018 at 06:40 PM
  • FTP commands

    The FTP protocol FTP (File Transfer Protocol) is a protocol — meaning a standard language that lets two machines communicate — used so that computers of different types (or with different operating systems) can transfer files over a... Read more

    Networking tools
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Network cards

    What is a network card? What is the role of a network card? Preparing data The role of the identifier Other network card functions Sending and controlling data Network card configuration settings What is a network card? A network card... Read more

    Computer
    November 7, 2012 at 08:19 AM
  • ATA, IDE and EIDE

    Overview The ATA (Advanced Technology Attachment) standard is a standard interface that allows you to connect storage peripherals to PC computers. The ATA standard was developed on May 12, 1994 by the ANSI (document X3.221-1994).... Read more

    Computer
    April 24, 2009 at 06:55 AM
  • OOP - Inheritance

    The concept of inheritance Inheritance is specific to object-oriented programming, where a new class is created from an existing class. Inheritance (often referred to as subclasses) comes from the fact that the subclass (the newly... Read more

    Object-Oriented Programming
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • FAT16 and FAT32

    The FAT16 file system The first file system to be used on a Microsoft operating system was the FAT system, which uses a file allocation table. The file allocation table is actually an index which lists the content of the disk in order... Read more

    Computer: maintenance
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Environment variables

    Environment variables An environment variable is a dynamic value loaded into the memory that can be used by several processes operating simultaneously. On most operating systems, the location of some libraries or of the main system... Read more

    Operating System
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Using Telnet

    Introduction to Telnet Protocols and implementation Running Telnet Commands in Telnet Introduction to Telnet Telnet is a protocol for emulating a remote terminal, which means that it can be used to run commands entered on a keyboard at... Read more

    Internet Utilities
    November 12, 2012 at 12:39 PM
  • PNG format

    PNG format The PNG format (Portable Network Graphics or Ping format) is a bitmap (raster) graphic file format. It was developed in 1995 in order to provide a free alternative to the GIF format, which is a proprietary format whose rights... Read more

    Video
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • MKV format (Matroska Video)

    MKV format The MKV format (Matroska Video) is an entirely free video format. More precisely, it is a container (hence the name Matroska, in reference to the Russian dolls contained within another) making it possible to contain video... Read more

    Video
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Browsing CCM

    CCM.net is a website dedicated to the world of high tech and is, above all, a community of help with IT issues. On this website, you can find how-tos, downloads, forums, and news. This article will introduce you to the website's... Read more

    User Guide
    August 3, 2018 at 10:27 AM