Category: Administration

511

The National Traveler Information phone number that will provide local freeway, transit, rideshare, airport, general emergencey, and other traveler related services. 511 is targeted for deployment in Los Angeles County in 2010 and will ensure that our region complies with…

ABEND

An abnormal end to a computer job. An abend (a combining of two words, abnormal end, when operator messages were as short as possible) is an abnormal, rather than planned, end or termination of a computer program because of some…

ACCEPTANCE TESTING

Testing concerned with proving the effectiveness of new equipment prior to placing said equipment into operating service.

ACCESS BOARD

The U.S. Access Board is an independent Federal agency devoted to accessibility for people with disabilities. It is a leading source of information on accessible design

ACCESS CONTROL

The process by which access to resources of a computer system is limited or controlled. A logical or physical control designed to protect against unauthorized entry or use.

ACCESS CONTROL TABLE

An internal computerized table of access rules regarding the level of computer access permitted, log-on IDs and computer terminals.

ACCESS METHOD

The technique used for selecting records in a file, one at a time, for processing, retrieval or storage. The access method is related to, but distinct from the file organization which determines how the records are stored.

ACCESS PATH

The logical route an end user takes to access computerized information; typically includes a route through the operating system, telecommunications software, selected application software, and the access control system.