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F-Secure builds award-winning detection and response solutions and offers world-class cyber security services to keep businesses and people safe. It is a Finnish cybersecurity company based in Helsinki, Finland.

F&I Menu
An F&I Menu is a list of insurance products offered during a vehicle purchase. ?Menu presentation is beneficial to consumers and dealers because it gives a full disclosure of all possible products and allows buyers to choose some, all, or none.

F24 is Europe's leading Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider for proactive crisis management and alerting, as well as for business messaging. With FACT24, it offers a highly innovative solution and support clients worldwide in the efficient and successful management of incidents, emergencies and crises. Headquartered in Munchen, Bayern.

F5 Networks, Inc. is an American-based company that specializes in application delivery networking (ADN) technology for the delivery of web applications and the security, performance, availability of servers, data storage devices, and other network and cloud resources.

Fabric Connect
A network fabric (ethernet fabric or IP fabric) is the mesh of connections between network devices such as access points, switches, and routers that transports data to its destination. "Fabric" can mean the physical wirings that make up these connections, but usually it refers to a virtualized, automated lattice of overlay connections on top of the physical topology. This drives improved time-to-service, no downtime from human error, better resiliency and quality of experience, enhanced security.

Fabrication Solutions
Methods for manufacturing or inventing

Face Detection
Face detection is a computer technology being used in a variety of applications that identifies human faces in digital images.

Face-to-Face Conversation
Face-to-face conversation is an informal discussion through spoken language and words on a particular issue among the people to exchange their views freely and fairly weighs each other.

Face-to-face Interaction
Face-to-face interaction (less often, face-to-face communication or face-to-face discourse) is a concept in sociology, linguistics, media and communication studies describing social interaction carried out without any mediating technology.

Facebook (FB)
Facebook is an American corporation that focuses on social networking and social media services. As of October 2021, Facebook has officially changed their name to Meta Platforms, and their NYSE ticker is now META. They are currently doing business under the simplified name of "Meta".

Facebook Advertising
Facebook ads are targeted to users based on their location, demographic, and profile information. After creating an ad, you set a budget and bid for each click or thousand impressions that your ad will receive. Facebook's most important ad targeting options. Users then see your ads in the sidebar on

Facebook Audience Network
Audience Network extends Facebook's people-based advertising beyond the Facebook platform. With Audience Network, publishers can make money by showing ads from Facebook advertisers in their apps. This helps you manage your apps and ad placements, understand your performance and optimize your revenue in one place.

Facebook Mobile Ads
Facebook Mobile Ads are advertisements that appear within the Facebook Mobile App.

Facebook Pixel
A Facebook pixel is code that you place on your website. It helps you track conversions from Facebook ads, optimize ads based on collected data, build targeted audiences for future ads, and remarket to qualified leads people who have already taken some kind of action on your website.

Facial Liveness Detection
Facial liveness detection's biometrics refers to the use of computer vision technology to detect the harmless presence of a live user, rather than a representation such as a picture, a fake video or a mask. It is the ability of a system to detect if a fingerprint or face is real or fake.

Facial Recognition
Facial recognition is a biometric software application capable of uniquely identifying or verifying a person by comparing and analyzing patterns based on the person's facial contours.

A place, amenity, or piece of equipment provided for a particular purpose.

Facilities Management
The maintenance of an organization's buildings and equipment.

Factoring is a financial transaction and a type of debtor finance in which a business sells its accounts receivable (i.e., invoices) to a third party (called a factor) at a discount

factory automation
Factory Automation is the use of various automatic control systems for operating equipment or machinery for processes in factories

Factory of the Future
The Factory of the Future is the product of fast-changing disruptive technologies hitting manufacturing like a cyclone. The Factory of the Future has an evolving definition, even different names. Some call it Smart Manufacturing, Industry 4.0 or the Digital Enterprise.

Factory Supply Chain Solutions
Methods for achieving factory supply chain objectives

FactoryTalk software is built for supporting an ecosystem of advanced industrial applications, including IoT. It all starts at the edge where manufacturing happens and scales from on-premise to cloud. Imagine supercharging your industrial environment with software that offers cutting edge design, maximizes operational efficiencies, and delivers predictive and augmented maintenance advantages. It is owned by Rockwell Automation.

FactSet Research Systems Inc., trading as FactSet, is an American financial data and software company headquartered in Norwalk, Connecticut, United States. The company provides integrated data and software. For fiscal year 2020, FactSet's total ASV and professional services revenues were $1.56 billion.

Faegre Drinker Biddle and Reath
Faegre Drinker Biddle and Reath, also known as Faegre Drinker, is an international law firm. The firm provides transactional, litigation, and regulatory services to organizations ranging from emerging enterprises to multinational companies. The firm was formed following the merger of two firms, Faegre Baker Daniels LLP and Drinker Biddle and Reath. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Website

Failure Analysis
Failure analysis is the process of collecting and analyzing data to determine the cause of a failure, often with the goal of determining corrective actions or liability.

Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACTA)
The Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act of 2003 (abbreviated FACT Act or FACTA, Pub.L. 108 159) is a United States federal law, passed by the United States Congress on November 22, 2003, and signed by President George W. Bush on December 4, 2003,[2] as an amendment to the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA)
The Fair Credit Reporting Act, 15 U.S.C. § 1681 (FCRA) is U.S. Federal Government legislation enacted to promote the accuracy, fairness, and privacy of consumer information contained in the files of consumer reporting agencies.

FAIR Institute
Factor Analysis of Information Risk (FAIR) has emerged as the standard Value at Risk (VaR) framework for cybersecurity and operational risk. The FAIR Institute is a non-profit professional organization dedicated to advancing the discipline of measuring and managing information risk. It provides information risk, cybersecurity and business executives with the standards and best practices to help organizations measure, manage and report on information risk from the business perspective. The FAIR Institute and its community focus on innovation, standardization, and education to advance FAIR and the information risk management profession. Headquartered in Spokane, Washington.

Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
A US law which sets out various labor regulations regarding interstate commerce employment, including minimum wages, requirements for overtime pay and limitations on child labor.

Faire is an online wholesale marketplace built on the belief that the future is local — there are over 2 million independent retailers in North America and Europe doing more than $2 trillion in revenue. Faire uses the power of tech, data, and machine learning to connect this thriving community of entrepreneurs across the globe. Headquartered in San Francisco, CA. Domain:

FairWarning, based in Clearwater, FL, is a provider of solutions that deliver information security intelligence and insights for applications, such as Salesforce, Office 365, Electronic Health Records (EHRs) and cloud-based applications.

Fake Account Creation
Fake account creation is the automated creation of a large number of user accounts, that are not associated with a real person or are created with a real person’s details without their knowing consent.

Fall Arrest
Fall arrest is the form of fall protection which involves the safe stopping of a person already falling.

Fall Detection
Fall detection describes technology and systems in which main objective is to alert when a fall event has occurred. Such systems and devices are commonly used in senior living and the overall healthcare space. It includes methods of detecting when someone falls and ability to send an alert to someone. It aims to help in the reduction of the fear of falling and to quickly alert assistance.

Fall Prevention
Fall prevention describes methods to prevent susceptible individuals such as the elderly and people with neurological or orthopedic indications from falling. Such actions are relevant in the senior living and overall healthcare space. Fall prevention could include guidelines and procedures adapted to identify such persons at risk of fall, and to provide such measures in order to reduce fall risk and reduce fall related injuries.

Fall Protection
Equipment used to prevent and mitigate the effects of falls

Fall Protection Systems
Fall Protection Systems (FPS) is the leading provider of fall protection equipment in the nation. They are dedicated to the safety of the American workforce and providing user-friendly, regulatory compliant solutions at an affordable price.

Fall Restraint
Fall Restraint is a form of fall protection when a worker is restrained or restricted from reaching a fall hazard.

Fall Risk Assessments
A fall risk assessment is used to find out if you have a low, moderate, or high risk of falling. If the assessment shows you are at an increased risk, your health care provider and/or caregiver may recommend strategies to prevent falls and reduce the chance of injury.

False Claims Act
The False Claims Act,[1] also called the 'Lincoln Law') is an American federal law that imposes liability on persons and companies (typically federal contractors) who defraud governmental programs.

False Declines
In eCommerce, false declines (also known as false positives) are legitimate credit card purchases that are incorrectly declined due to suspected fraud. False declines result in lost revenue for eCommerce merchants, as well as angry customers and an increased number of customer complaints. eCommerce merchants should minimize the number o false declines by applying as accurate fraud detection measures as possible.

Family and Medical Leave
A labor law requiring larger employers to provide employees unpaid leave for serious health conditions, to care of a sick family member, or to care for a newborn or adopted child.

Family Financial Planning
Creating a sound plan to secure you and your family's financial future.

Family Law
Family Law is a branch of law that deals with matters relating to the family, such as divorce and child custody.

Family Medicine
The branch of medicine designed to provide basic health care to all the members of a family.

Family Office Software
Family Office Software is used to support family offices of any size or structure, their solutions eliminate the boundaries between systems, information and people by creating an adaptable investment software system.

Family-Owned Businesses
Commercial business owned or lead by a family

Fannie Mae (FNMA)
Provides financial products and services that increase the availability and affordability of housing for low-, moderate- and middle-income Americans

FANUC America
FANUC America is part of FANUC, a Japanese group of companies, and is a supplier of automation for manufacturing that offers a range of industry-leading products and services for industrial robotics, CNC systems, and factory automation solutions. Headquartered in Rochester Hills, MI. Founded in 1982. Operating as FANUC America Corporation. Website

Fareportal is a travel technology company that operates a number of websites that serve customers both online and with telephone. Headquartered in New York, NY. Founded in 2002. Website

Farmers Business Network
Farmers Business Network is an independent and unbiased, farmer-to-farmer agronomic information network. Their mission is to improve the livelihood of farmers by making data useful and accessible. Farmers Business Network (FBN) utilizes data science and machine learning to provide members with unbiased and unprecedented insights about each of their fields, powered by billions of data points from their network. They provide farmers with product performance, benchmarking and predictive analytics based on real world performance data.

Farmers Insurance
Farmers Insurance consists of a group of companies that currently make up one of the country's largest insurers of vehicles, homes and small businesses, and provide a wide range of other specialty insurance and financial services products. Headquartered in Woodland Hills, CA. Founded in 1928. Also known as the Farmers Insurance Group of Companies. Website

An oral diabetes medicine that helps control blood sugar levels., and works by helping the kidneys get rid of glucose from the bloodstream.

Fast Radius
Fast Radius is the leading provider of additive manufacturing solutions. They do four things: application discovery, product design and testing, production-grade manufacturing, and global fulfillment. Whether it's creating entirely new products enabled by additive manufacturing, or innovating your supply chain solutions, Fast Radius brings the future of manufacturing to businesses. Fast Radius is led by a team of best-in-class professionals and supported through capital partners including: UPS, Drive Capital, Jump Capital, and Hyde Park Venture Partners.

Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
Fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) or consumer packaged goods (CPG) are products that are sold quickly and at relatively low cost.

Fastenal (FAST)
Fastenal Company is an American company based in Winona, Minnesota. Distributing goods used by other businesses, it has over 2,200 branches throughout the US, Canada, Mexico and Europe along with 13 distribution centers.

Faster Development Cycles
Improving development cycle speed

Fastly, Inc. is an American cloud computing services provider. Fastly's edge cloud platform provides a content delivery network, Internet security services, load balancing, and video & streaming services.

Fattmerchant is a credit card processing and merchant services company.

FatWire Software was a privately held company selling web content management system software. It was acquired by Oracle Corporation in 2011.

Faucet Installation
Activity of placing a faucet in position for use

Valve that controls the release of liquid or gas

FAULHABER, also known as FAULHABER Drive Systems, is a German manufacturing company that develops high precision brushless motors (EC motors), DC motors, encoders, motion controllers, and complete miniature and micro drive systems. Founded in 1947. Website

Fault Tolerance
Fault tolerance is the property that enables a system to continue operating properly in the event of the failure of (or one or more faults within) some of its components.

FavePay is a mobile payment method that allows customers to pay for their transactions at a variety of Partners. Users may also earn Partner Cashback of up to 20%, to be used during their next visit back at the same Partner.

Fax Management
Fax management is any management in relations to facsimiles.

Fax Server
A fax server is a system installed in a local area network (LAN) server that allows computer users whose computers are attached to the LAN to send and receive fax messages.

Fayrix is a full-scale custom software development company providing deep expertise in BI & Big Data services. Its services include data analysis, building machine learning models, and artificial intelligence systems with integration into IT landscape. Headquartered in Tel Aviv, Israel. Domain:

FCB/SIX is a first-of-its-kind agency – a creative data marketing agency and technology consultancy. It is built from the ground up to bring the twin powers of creativity and data together, underpinned by technology, to engineer Individualized Brand Experiences (IBX). Headquartered in Toronto, Ontario.

FCPA Compliance
The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”), enacted in 1977, prohibits companies from bribing foreign officials in an effort to obtain or retain business, and it requires that companies maintain adequate books, records, and internal controls to prevent unlawful payments.

FDA Form 483
An FDA Form 483 is issued to firm management at the conclusion of an inspection when an investigator(s) has observed any conditions that in their judgment may constitute violations of the Food Drug and Cosmetic (FD&C) Act and related Acts.

FDA Warning Letters
FDA Warning Letters are letters associated with the Form FDA 483 that your pharmaceutical process is substantially out of compliance with FDA Quality Control directives.

Feasibility Analysis
A feasibility analysis is a study undertaken to determine whether a contemplated risk financing program is feasible for an organization or group of organizations. An actuarial analysis is often done in conjunction with a feasibility study. Often used in reference to studies that attempt to ascertain whether the formation of a captive insurance company is a viable risk financing alternative under a given set of circumstances.

Feathercoin (FTC)
Feathercoin (FTC or ?) is an open source cryptocurrency, published under the license of MIT / X11.1, based on the Litecoin protocol. On 16 April 2013 Feathercoin successfully forked from Litecoin by the creation of its genesis block.

Feature Engineering
Feature engineering is the process of using domain knowledge to extract features (characteristics, properties, attributes) from raw data. A feature is a property shared by independent units on which analysis or prediction is to be done. Features are used by predictive models and influence results.

Feature Flags
A feature toggle[1] (also feature switch, feature flag, feature flipper, conditional feature, etc.) is a technique in software development that attempts to provide an alternative to maintaining multiple source-code branches (known as feature branches), such that a feature can be tested even before it is completed and ready for release

Feature Store
A feature store is a tool for storing commonly used features. When data scientists develop features for a machine learning model, those features can be added to the feature store. The main purpose of a feature store is to facilitate the discovery, documentation, and reuse of features and to ensure their correctness, whether they are used by batch or online applications.

Featurespace is a provider of adaptive behavioral analytics technology for fraud and risk management in financial services & gaming. Headquartered in Cambridge, UK.

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
A national authority with powers to regulate all aspects of civil aviation.

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
The Federal Bureau of Investigation is the domestic intelligence and security service of the United States, and its principal federal law enforcement agency.

Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
An independent agency of the Us government that regulates interstate communications by radio, television, wire, satellite, and cable.

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
Preserves and promotes public confidence in the US financial system by insuring deposits in banks and thrift institutions.

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
An agency of the US Department of Homeland Security that coordinates the response to a disaster that has occurred in the US that overwhelms the resources of local and state authorities.

Federal Equipment Company
Federal Equipment Company buys and sells used process and packaging equipment for companies in the pharmaceutical, chemical, plastics and rubber markets. Headquartered in Cleveland, OH. Founded in 1957. Website

Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC)
The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) is a formal U.S. government interagency body composed of five banking regulators that is empowered to prescribe uniform principles standards and report forms to promote uniformity in the supervision of financial institutions

Federal Home Loan Banks (FHLBanks)
The Federal Home Loan Banks (FHLBanks, or FHLBank System) are 11 U.S. government-sponsored banks that provide reliable liquidity to member financial institutions (not individuals) to support housing finance and community investment.

Federal Housing Administration (FHA)
The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) is a United States government agency created in part by the National Housing Act of 1934.

Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA)
The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) is an independent federal agency established under the Housing and Economic Recovery Act (HERA) of 2008. The FHFA's responsibilities include overseeing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, as well as the 11 Federal Home Loan (FHL) banks.

Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS)
Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) are publicly announced standards developed by the United States federal government for use in computer systems by non-military government agencies and government contractors.

Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA)
The Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) is United States legislation that defines a comprehensive framework to protect government information, operations and assets against natural or man-made threats.

Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA)
The Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA) is a United States federal payroll (or employment) contribution directed towards both employees and employers to fund Social Security and Medicare federal programs that provide benefits for retirees, disabled people, and children of deceased workers.

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is an agency in the United States Department of Transportation that regulates the trucking industry in the United States. Headquartered in Washington D.C.

Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC)
The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC), a committee within the Federal Reserve System (the Fed), is charged under the United States law with overseeing the nation's open market operations (e.g., the Fed's buying and selling of United States Treasury securities).

Federal Reserve System
The central bank of the United States, created by Congress to provide the nation with a safer, more flexible, and more stable monetary and financial system.

Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP)
The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) is an assessment and authorization process which U.S. federal agencies have been directed by the Office of Management and Budget [1] to use to ensure security is in place when accessing cloud computing products and services.

Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
An independent agency of the US government that promotes consumer protection and the elimination and prevention of anticompetitive business practices, such as coercive monopoly.

Federal Unemployment (FUTA) Tax
A payroll tax paid by employers on employee wages.

Federated Hermes, Inc. (FHI)
Federated Hermes (or Federated Hermes, Inc. (FHI)) is an investment manager. The company offers investments spanning equity, fixed-income, alternative/private markets, multi-asset and liquidity management strategies, including mutual funds, exchange-traded funds (ETFs), separate accounts, closed-end funds and collective investment funds. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Fedex (FDX)
FedEx Corporation is an American multinational courier delivery services company headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee.

FedEx Supply Chain
FedEx Supply Chain, formerly known as GENCO is a major third-party logistics provider in the United States and Canada. It serves various industries like technology & electronics, retail & e-commerce, consumer & industrial goods, and healthcare industries. Headquartered in Pennsylvania.

FedNow is the central bank's instant payment service, aiming to provide a safe and efficient real-time payment service for financial institutions across the United States.

Fedora Project
The Fedora Project is an independent project to co-ordinate the development of Fedora Linux, a Linux kernel-based operating system, operating with the vision of "a world where everyone benefits from free and open source software built by inclusive, welcoming, and open-minded communities."

Fee Disputes
Fee Disputes is in primarily news stories and digests that focus on legal fee disputes, both from a substantive perspective about how courts will interpret, but also focused on big firms and lawyers and figures embroiled in fee disputes. The cost of legal services is generally left to an agreement between the lawyer and the client. The dispute may be between the lawyer and his or her client or it may be between lawyers who have been involved in a case.

Feed Management Software
Product Feed Management software enables you to optimize and administer your product feeds so you can improve the outcomes of your web-based sales initiatives. The solution helps to enhance the feed quality and data sources, and allows you to meet the needs of each sales channel and regularly update the feed.

Feeder Cattle
Steers or heifers mature enough to be placed in a feedlot where they will be fattened prior to slaughter.

Feeder vessels or feeder ships are medium-size freight ships. In general, a feeder designates a seagoing vessel with an average capacity of carrying 300 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEU) to 1000 (TEU).

Feefo is an independent reviews and insight platform dedicated to enhancing customer experience. Feefo gives you the tools and insight to build relationships, improve your brand reputation and make informed decisions for the future.

Fendt is a German manufacturer of agricultural tractors and machines, manufacturing and marketing a full line of tractors, combine harvesters and balers. It is part of the AGCO Corporation. Founded in 1930 and headquartered in Marktoberdorf, Germany.

Fenwick & West
Fenwick provides comprehensive legal services to ground-breaking technology and life sciences companies – at every stage of their lifecycle – and the investors that partner with them. Headquartered in Mountain View, CA. Domain:

Fertility Clinics
Fertility clinics are facilities that provide assisted reproduction services or gametes to be used in assisted reproduction. They are medical clinics that can assist couples, and sometimes individuals, in the process of reproduction/family planning.

Fetcher is a full-service recruiting automation platform that helps high-growth companies find the candidates whose talents, interests and experience best match the needs of the job and the culture of the team. Headquartered in New York.

Fiber Connected Buildings
Commercial buildings with capabilities for a fiber connection.

Fiber Optics
A technology that uses glass (or plastic) threads (fibers) to transmit data. A fiber optic cable consists of a bundle of glass threads, each of which is capable of transmitting messages modulated onto light waves. Fiber optics has several advantages over traditional metal communications lines. Fiber optic cables have a much greater bandwidth than metal cables. This means that they can carry more data. Fiber optic cables are less susceptible than metal cables to interference. Fiber optic cables are much thinner and lighter than metal wires. Data can be transmitted digitally (the natural form for computer data) rather than analogically. The main disadvantage of fiber optics is that the cables

Fiber Raceway
An Optical Fiber Raceway is a raceway designed for enclosing and routing listed optical fiber cables.

Fiber to the Curb (FTTC)
Fiber to the Curb (FTTC) is a fiber internet connection from an ISP that doesn’t go all the way to your home. Instead, your home is connected to the National Broadband Network (NBN) fiber at Distribution Point Unit (DPU) in your neighborhood using your home phone or ADSL copper wire to connect your home to the NBN fiber at the DPU.

Fiber to the Premises (FTTP)
Fiber To The Premises (FTTP) is a fiber optic cable delivery medium that provides Internet access directly to a user or groups of users from an Internet service provider (ISP). It is one of several optical fiber delivery topology terms that are sometimes grouped into the general category of "Fiber to the x" and similarly abbreviated.

Fibre Channel
A high-speed network technology primarily used to connect computer data storage to servers.

Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE)
Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) is a computer network technology that encapsulates Fibre Channel frames over Ethernet networks. This allows Fibre Channel to use 10 Gigabit Ethernet networks (or higher speeds) while preserving the Fibre Channel protocol.

FICO is the world’s leading provider of analytics software, solutions and services that transform the way organizations understand their customers and optimize business processes around them. FICO originally stood for Fair, Isaac and Company. Headquartered in San Jose, CA.

FICO Credit Score
A type of credit score created by FICO that is used to assess credit risk and determine whether to extend credit.

Based in Germany, this worldwide corporation provides anti money laundering software solutions.

Fiddler is a purpose-built ML performance monitoring platform powered by Explainable AI to validate, explain, monitor, and analyze AI.

Fiddler Everywhere
Progress® Telerik® Fiddler Everywhere is a web-debugging tool that monitors, inspects, edits, and logs all HTTP(S) traffic, and issue requests between a computer and the Internet, and fiddles with incoming and outgoing data. It is a high-performance, cross-platform proxy for any browser, system, or platform.

Fidelis Cybersecurity, Inc.
Fidelis Cybersecurity, Inc. is a company that provides cybersecurity solutions, such as threat detection, hunting, and targeted response of advanced threats and data breaches. It offers cyber defense solutions, visibility across hybrid environments via cyber terrain mapping and risk assessment. Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland.

Online trading brokerage of choice, offering IRAs, retirement planning, mutual funds, ETFs, and more

Fidelity Investments
An online trading brokerage offering IRAs, retirement planning, mutual funds, ETfs, and more.

Fidessa group Holdings Ltd, is a British-headquartered company which provides software and services, such as trading and investment management systems, analytics and market data, to buy side and sell side clients in the financial services sector. Headquartered in London, UK. Domain:

Fiduciary Assessment
A fiduciary assessment provides the fiduciary with a third-party opinion about the investment and organizational process being followed. The assessment also shows how well the Global Fiduciary Standard of Excellence, established by the Center for Fiduciary Studies, is being met.

Fiduciary Duty
Legal obligation of one party to act in the best interest of another

Field Marketing
Field marketing (also field selling) is a traditional discipline in direct marketing, it involves people distributing, auditing, selling or sampling promotions on the 'field'.

Field Service Automation
The process of streamlining all your field service processes to increase productivity and efficiency.

Field Service Management
Management of resources allocated to a client property

Field Service Software
Field service management software (FSM software) helps companies deliver effective onsite service by tracking requests, managing personnel, and maintaining visibility into operations. Common field service management software features include work order management and inventory management.

Field-Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs)
Integrated circuit that is meant to be configured by the consumer

Fieldglass develops a cloud-based vendor management system to manage procurement and and external workforce programs.

Fierce 15
The Fierce 15 is an annual recognition of notable up-and-coming companies in the biotech industry.

FIFO (First In, First Out)
The oldest inventory items are recorded as sold first but do not necessarily mean that the exact oldest physical object has been tracked and sold.

FIFO Accounting (First In, First Out)
Cost flow assumption that the first goods first added to inventory are assumed to be the first goods removed from inventory for sale

Fifth Third Bank
Fifth Third Bank is a banking company that offers an array of personal, business, commercial, and wealth management financial services. Operating as Fifth Third Bank, N.A., Member FDIC. Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. Founded in 1858.

Fiix, under parent company Rockwell Automation, is a software company offering cloud-based, AI-powered computerized maintenance management system (CMMS). Fiix CMMS aims to help companies manage their maintenance, including thousands of assets, work orders and parts. Headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

File Classification
Developing a File Classification Scheme is the process of identifying the category or categories of business activities and the records they generate and grouping them, if applicable, into files to facilitate retrieval, description, control, links and determine their disposition and access status.

File Integrity Monitoring (FIM)
File integrity monitoring (FIM) is an internal control or process that performs the act of validating the integrity of operating system and application software files using a verification method between the current file state and a known, good baseline.

File Sanitation
File sanitation is a free open source utility for sanitizing hard drives. Commercial versions of this software are also available. It ensures that any files downloaded from the web are clean and safe to use, neutralizing one of the worst threats to businesses today: phishing campaigns.

File Servers
A file server is a device that controls access to separately stored files, as part of a multiuser system.

File Sharing
Practice of distributing or providing access to digital content

File Transfer Management
Refers to a software or a service that manages the secure transfer of data from one computer to another through a network.

File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
The File Transfer Protocol (FTP) is a standard network protocol used for the transfer of computer files between a client and server on a computer network.

FileZilla is a free software, cross-platform FTP application, consisting of FileZilla Client and FileZilla Server. Client binaries are available for Windows, Linux, and macOS, server binaries are available for Windows only. Both server and client support FTP and FTPS (FTP over SSL/TLS), while the client in addition also can connect to SFTP servers. enables businesses to overcome today's tech hiring challenges and assess a candidate's true fit for the job, team, and company through capabilities-based hiring. Headquartered in Boston, MA.

Filtration is any of various mechanical, physical or biological operations that separate solids from fluids by adding a medium through which only the fluid can pass.

Finacle is the market-leading digital banking solution platform from EdgeVerve Systems, a wholly owned subsidiary of Infosys. Released in 1999.

Final Mile
The final mile delivery, also known as last mile delivery, is the last step of the product's journey. It is the point at which the good is finally delivered to the end customer—i.e. the consignee.

Finance and Accounting Outsourcing
The outsourcing of one or more finance and accounting activities or processes of a company.

Finance Insurance
Finance Insurance is a contract in which an individual or entity receives financial protection or reimbursement against losses from an insurance company. The company pools clients' risks to make payments more affordable for the insured.

Finance Transformation
Finance transformation describes strategic initiatives aimed at re-envisioning the finance function to align with the overall company strategy. Finance transformation may consist of restructuring and implementation of the finance operating model, accounting and finance organizations; accounting and finance processes; financial capabilities; and re-platforming of finance and accounting systems.

Financial Accounting
Financial accounting (or financial accountancy) is the field of accounting concerned with the summary, analysis and reporting of financial transactions pertaining to a business.

Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB)
Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) is the independent, private-sector, not-for-profit organization that establishes financial accounting and reporting standards for public and private companies and not-for-profit organizations that follow Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

Financial Action Task Force (FATF)
Inter-governmental organization to combat money laundering and terrorist financing

Financial Advisors
A person who is employed to provide financial services or guidance to clients.

Financial Analysis
Financial analysis refers to an assessment of the viability, stability, and profitability of a business, sub-business or project. It is performed by professionals who prepare reports using ratios and other techniques, that make use of information taken from financial statements and other reports.

Financial Audits
The objective evaluation of an organization's financial reports and financial reporting processes

Financial Close
Stage in a financial agreement where conditions have been satisfied or waived, documents executed, and draw-downs become permissible

Financial Close Process
Process for closing out a financial agreement

Financial crime
Financial crime refers to illicit activity by individuals or groups for financial gain. It includes money laundering, terrorism financing, fraud, bribery, corruption, cybercrime, market abuse and insider dealing.

Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN)
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) is a bureau of the United States Department of the Treasury that collects and analyzes information about financial transactions in order to combat domestic and international money laundering, terrorist financing, and other financial crimes.

Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission (FCIC)
The Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission (FCIC) is a ten-member commission appointed by the United States government with the goal of investigating the causes of the financial crisis of 2007 2010.

Financial Data
Financial data consists of pieces or sets of information related to the financial health of a business. The pieces of data are used by internal management to analyze business performance and determine whether tactics and strategies must be altered.

Financial Forecasting
Financial forecasting is the process by which a company thinks about and prepares for the future. Forecasting involves determining the expectations of future results.

Financial Health
Financial health is a term used to describe the state of one's personal monetary affairs. It is a quantitative assessment of the ability of a company to deliver as expected.

Financial Inclusion
Financial inclusion is where individuals and businesses have access to useful and affordable financial products and services that meet their needs that are delivered in a responsible and sustainable way.

Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA)
A private corporation that acts as a self-regulatory organization

Financial IT
A United Kingdom company specializing in peer to peer finance platforms.

Financial Management
Strategy for managing funds to meet business objectives

Financial Management Services
Dissolved division of the U.S. Department of Treasury which provided financial services for the federal government

Financial Performance
Financial performance is a subjective measure of how well a firm can use assets from its primary mode of business and generate revenues.

Financial Planning
In general usage, a financial plan is a comprehensive evaluation of an individual's current pay and future financial state by using current known variables to predict future income, asset values and withdrawal plans.

Financial Portal
Financial portals are websites or apps that provide a variety of financial data and information all in one place. They act as information hubs for users or clients, who are often individual investors and provide up-to-date financial news and data to make their investment decisions.

Financial Reporting
Financial reporting is the process of producing statements that disclose an organization's financial status to management, investors and the government.

Financial Risk
Financial risk is the possibility that shareholders will lose money when they invest in a company that has debt, if the company's cash flow proves inadequate to meet its financial obligations.

Financial Security
Financial security means having money to cover your expenses, emergencies, and retirement.

Financial Service Providers
Services provided by the finance industry which encompasses a broad range of businesses that manage money.

Financial Services
Financial services are the economic services provided by the finance industry, which encompasses a broad range of businesses that manage money, including credit unions, banks, credit-card companies, insurance companies, accountancy companies, consumer-finance companies, stock brokerages, investment funds, individual managers and some government-sponsored enterprises.

Financial Statements
Financial statements are reports that summarize important financial accounting information about your business. There are three main types of financial statements: the balance sheet, income statement, and cash flow statement

Financial Systems
System that facilitates the exchange of funds between parties

Financial Times Stock Exchange 100 Share Index (FTSE 100)
A share index of the 100 companies listed on the London Stock Exchange with the highest market capitalization.

Financial Transaction
A financial transaction is an agreement, or communication, carried out between a buyer and a seller to exchange an asset for payment.

Financial Translation services
Finance translation involves the conversion of financial documents, statements, reports and audits from one language to another.

Financial Turnaround
A Financial Turnaround (or Turnaround) is the financial recovery of a company that has underperformed for an extended time, but may also refer to the recovery of an economy after a period of recession or stagnation. Similarly, it can refer to the recovery of an individual whose personal financial situation improves after some time.

Financial Wellness
Financial wellness refers to the “overall financial health of an individual” and is sometimes used interchangeably with financial well-being. Employee financial wellness programs are work-placed programs that both “access and support” the financial wellness of employees

FinancialForce is a cloud-based applications company headquartered in San Francisco, California, that provides a cloud ERP solution for, a cloud computing platform from

Financo, Inc. is a New York-based boutique investment bank focused on the merchandising and retail sector, with offices also in Los Angeles and London.

Finastra is one of the largest fintech companies in the world, offering the broadest portfolio of solutions for financial institutions of all sizes. Headquartered in London, England.

Fineline Graphics
Fineline Graphics is a print and design company that specializes in large format printing, signage and vehicle wraps. Other services include custom design, floor graphics, trade show booths, wall graphics, aircraft graphics, and promotional print items. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado.

Finite Element Analysis
Finite element analysis (FEA) is a computerized method for predicting how a product reacts to real-world forces, vibration, heat, fluid flow, and other physical effects.

Finn AI
Finn AI builds AI-Powered virtual assistants for banks and credit unions to improve their digital customer experience. Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada. Domain:

FINRA Compliance
The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority is a private corporation that acts as a self-regulatory organization (SRO). It is a non-governmental organization that regulates member brokerage firms and exchange markets. FINRA licenses individuals and admits firms to the industry, writes rules to govern their behavior, examines them for regulatory compliance, and is sanctioned by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to discipline registered representatives and member firms that fail to comply with federal securities laws and FINRA's rules and regulations. It provides education and qualification examinations to industry professionals

Financial technology (FinTech or fintech) is the new technology and innovation that aims to compete with traditional financial methods in the delivery of financial services.

Fire Detection
Method for discovering or identifying fires

Fire Extinguishers
Fire Extinguishers are portable devices that discharge a jet of water, foam, gas, or other material to extinguish a fire.

Fire Monitoring
Method for surveilling fires

Fire protection
Fire protection is the study and practice of mitigating the unwanted effects of potentially destructive fires. It involves the study of the behaviour, compartmentalisation, suppression and investigation of fire and its related emergencies, as well as the research and development, production, testing and application of mitigating systems.

Fire Safety
Fire safety involves many fire detection and management related disciplines from detection, alarming, evacuation and extinguishing to danger and building management.

Fire sprinklers
A fire sprinkler or sprinkler head is the component of a fire sprinkler system that discharges water when the effects of a fire have been detected, such as when a predetermined temperature has been exceeded.

Fire Stop
Fire Stop is a form of passive fire protection that is used to seal around openings and between joints in a fire-resistance-rated wall or floor assembly. Firestops are designed to maintain the fireproofing of a wall or floor assembly allowing it to impede the spread of fire and smoke

Firebase is a mobile and web application development platform developed by Firebase, Inc. in 2011, then acquired by Google in 2014. As of October 2018, the Firebase platform has 18 products, which are used by 1.5 million apps. Headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Firebolt is a cloud data warehousing platform that allows users to streamline their analytics and access to insights. Headquartered in Israel.

FireEye, Inc. is a publicly listed enterprise cybersecurity company that provides products and services to protect against advanced cyber threats, such as advanced persistent threats and spear phishing.

Freeware web browser developed by the Mozilla Foundation

Firewall is a part of a computer system or network that is designed to block unauthorized access while permitting outward communication.

Device that allows high-speed data exchange between devices or peripherals

First Aid
Help given to a sick or injured person until full medical treatment is available.

First Call Resolution (FCR)
First call resolution is properly addressing the customer's need the first time they call, thereby eliminating the need for the customer to follow up with a second call.

First Class
First class is a travel class on some passenger airlines intended to be more luxurious than business class, premium economy, and economy class.

First Data (FDC)
First Data Corporation provides electronics payment solutions. The Company offers mobile payments, helps financial institutions issue credit, debit and prepaid cards, and assists in routing secure transactions between merchants and customers. First Data serves customers worldwide.

First Horizon Bank
First Horizon Bank, formerly known as First Tennessee Bank, is a bank based in Memphis, Tennessee.Domain:

First Notification of Loss
The first notice of loss (FONL) is the initial report made to an insurance provider following loss, theft, or damage of an insured asset. The first notice of loss (FNOL), also known as the first notification of loss, is normally the first step in the formal claims process lifecycle.

First Republic Bank
First Republic Bank is an American bank and wealth management company offering personal banking, business banking, trust and wealth management services, catering to low-risk, high net-worth clientele. Headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

First-Party Data
Loosely defined as information you yourself have collected about your audience.

The FirstNet ( mission is to deploy, operate, maintain, and improve the first high-speed, nationwide wireless broadband network dedicated to public safety. This reliable, highly secure, interoperable, and innovative public safety communications platform will bring 21st century tools to public safety agencies and first responders, allowing them to get more information quickly and helping them to make faster and better decisions. Built with AT&T.

Firstsource Solutions Ltd (FSL)
Firstsource Solutions Ltd (NSE:FSL) is a business process management company that is owned by RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group. Firstsource provides business process management in the banking and financial services, customer services, telecom and media, and healthcare sectors. Headquartered in Mumbai, India. Founded in 2001. Website

FirstUp by SocialChorus is a workforce communications app that helps companies reach employees with relevant, personalized information they need to do their best work. FirstUp solves the problem of poor employee engagement by keeping all workers informed and connected.

Fidelity National Information Services Inc., better known by the abbreviation FIS, is an international provider of financial services technology and outsourcing services.

Fiscal Agent Services
Fiscal agents are financial institutions or other third parties receiving remittances and/or making disbursements on behalf of the state.

Fiscal Tax Year
An annual accounting period for keeping records and reporting income and expenses.

Fiserv (FISV)
American provider of financial services technology.

Fishbowl is a mobile application where professionals go to connect and talk in a new era of remote work. Users are able to choose from thousands of industry, community, or company bowls ("groups") and have genuine conversations with other verified professionals that are working in roles and industries similar to their own.

Fisher Investments
Fisher Investments is an independent money management firm headquartered in Camas, Washington. Headquartered in Camas, WA.

FISMA is the Federal Information Security Management Act of 2002. It is a United States federal law enacted in 2002 as Title III of the E-Government Act of 2002. The act recognized the importance of information security to the economic and national security interests of the United States.

Fitbit is a wellness and fitness company that uses software to help people transform their lives for the better. Fitbit is now part of Google. Headquartered in San Francisco, CA. Domain:

One of the Big Three credit rating agencies

Fitch Solutions
Fitch Solutions is on a mission to fuel better informed credit risk and strategy decisions with reliable data and insightful research. Fitch Solutions has offices in New York, London, and Frankfurt.

Fitness and Health Device
Wearable device that tracks fitness-related metrics

Fittest Cities
A geographical breakdown on where you can find healthy locations.

Five Elms Capital
Five Elms Capital is a global growth equity firm that invests in fast-growing B2B software businesses that users love. Five Elms provides capital and resources to help companies accelerate growth and further cement their role as industry leaders. Headquartered in Kansas City, MO.

Five9 is a company providing cloud-based call center software for sales, marketing and support.

Fivetran is a leader in automated data integration, delivering ready-to-use connectors that adapt to change. Their fully automated connectors sync data from cloud applications, databases, event logs, and more into users' data warehouse.

Fixed Annuities
A contract between an insurance company and an annuitant that obligates the company to make a series of fixed annuity payments to the annuitant for the duration of the contract

Fixed Asset Management
An accounting process that seeks to track fixed assets for the purpose of financial accounting, preventive maintenance, and theft deterrence.

Fixed Deposit
A fixed deposit (FD) is a financial instrument provided by banks or NBFCs which provides investors a higher rate of interest than a regular savings account, until the given maturity date.

Fixed Income
A pension or investment income that is set at a particular figure and does not vary with inflation

Fixed Income Investment Management Software
Fixed income is an investment approach focused on preservation of capital and income. It typically includes investments like government and corporate bonds, CDs and money market funds. Fixed income investment management software helps manage these investments.

Fixed Indexed Annuities
A fixed indexed annuity is a tax-deferred, long-term savings option that provides principal protection in a down market and opportunity for growth. It gives you more growth potential than a fixed annuity along with less risk and less potential return than a variable annuity.

Fixed Mobile Convergence (FMC)
Fixed-mobile convergence is the trend towards seamless connectivity between fixed and wireless telecommunications networks.

Fixed price
A fixed price is a price set for a good or a service that is not subject to bargaining. The price may be fixed because the seller has set it, or because the price is regulated by the authorities under price controls.

Fixed Wireless
Fixed wireless is the operation of wireless devices or systems used to connect two fixed locations (e.g., building to building or tower to building) with a radio or other wireless link, such as laser bridge. Usually, fixed wireless is part of a wireless LAN infrastructure.

Fixed-Rate Mortgage (FRM)
A fixed-rate mortgage (FRM), often referred to as a 'vanilla wafer' mortgage loan, is a fully amortizing mortgage loan where the interest rate on the note remains the same through the term of the loan, as opposed to loans where the interest rate may adjust or 'float'.

Fixed, Determinable, Annual, Periodical (FDAP) Income
Fixed, Determinable, Annual, or Periodical (FDAP) income is all income, except: Gains derived from the sale of real or personal property (including market discount and option premiums, but not including original issue discount), or items of income excluded from gross income, without regard to the U.S. or foreign status of the owner of the income, such as tax-exempt municipal bond interest and qualified scholarship income

Flag State Control
Flag State Control ensures safety at sea with regards to construction, maintenance, seaworthiness, manning, and labor conditions. The role of the flag state is to conduct regular inspections of each of their ships to ensure the safety of their cargo and crew members. The state that the vessel registers with is also responsible for collecting taxes from that vessel and regulating the pollution levels of ships under their flag.

FlairsTech is an international IT and Software Services company providing Software Development, Software Development, BPO/ Customer Operations services, Customer Experience, Customer Success Management as well as innovative Business Solutions to customers around the world from its five offices in Egypt, Poland, and Canada. Headquartered in Egypt. Domain:

Flash Drive
A flash drive is a small electronic device containing flash memory that is used for storing data or transferring it to or from a computer, digital camera, etc.

Flash Player
Freeware software used in conjunction with a browser for consuming media and executing RIAs

Flash Storage
Flash storage is any type of drive, repository or system that uses flash memory to keep data for an extended period of time.

Flashpoint is a computer and network security company that partners with customers across the private and public sectors to help them rapidly identify threats and mitigate critical security risks. Flashpoint's technology, advanced data collections, and human-powered analysis uniquely enable teams to mitigate threats related to cybersecurity, fraud, insider threats, corporate and physical security, executive protection, and third-party risk. Headquartered in New York, NY. Founded in 2010.

A flatbed truck is a type of truck which can be either articulated or rigid. As the name suggests, its bodywork is just an entirely flat, level 'bed' with no sides or roof.

Fleet Analysis
Fleet analysis is similar to the repairable systems analysis described in the previous chapter. ... In other words, repairable system analysis models the number of system failures versus system time, whereas fleet analysis models the number of fleet failures versus fleet time. A fleet of systems is considered and the models are applied to the fleet failures. Models the number of fleet failures versus fleet time.

Fleet Cards
Fuel cards for trucking companies

Fleet Complete
Fleet Complete is a leading global provider of connected vehicle technology, delivering mission-critical fleet, asset and mobile workforce management solutions.

Fleet Inspections
Fleet inspections are carried out on a fleet of vehicles or assets on a regular basis (usually daily or after each period of use) to identify any issues that may impact the safe operation of that asset or to identify required maintenance or repairs. Many vehicles are required by law to manage a regular daily inspection process however it is commonly accepted that it is good practise to inspect and maintain assets regardless.

Fleet Maintenance
Maintenance programs and systems for trucking companies

Fleet Maintenance Software
Fleet Maintenance software concentrates on repairs and the preventive maintenance aspect of managing business vehicles. Maintenance schedules, work orders, vehicle lifespan tracking, parts management, service records, etc. are typical functions for this type of software.

Fleet Management
Method for enabling companies to rely on transportation for efficiency and productivity

Fleet Procurement
Expansion and growth for trucking companies

Fleet Toll Management
Fleet toll management enables the use of electronic and cashless tolling lanes consolidated into one centralized account, which reduces or eliminates costly toll violations.

FleetCor Technologies
Fleetcor Technologies provides specialized payment products and services to commercial fleets, oil companies, and petroleum marketers. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA.

Fleetio (Rarestep, Inc.) is a company that provides fleet management software. Solutions include fleet management, fleet maintenance, fuel management, and equipment management. Headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama.

Fleetmatics Group PLC is a leading global provider of mobile workforce solutions for service-based businesses of all sizes delivered as software-as-a-service (SaaS). Its solutions enable businesses to meet the challenges associated with managing local fleets and improve the productivity of their mobile workforces by extracting actionable business intelligence from real-time and historical vehicle and driver behavior data. Headquartered in Dublin, Ireland. Domain:

FlexCare Medical Staffing
FlexCare is a nationwide leader in travel nurse, therapy, and allied healthcare staffing services for the top acute care facilities and healthcare systems in the country. Headquartered in Rosevilla, CA. Domain:

Flexential Inc.
Flexential Inc. provides information technology infrastructure and cloud services for mid-market businesses worldwide. It offers data center and network services. The company also provides cloud services, such as public cloud, private cloud, and recovery cloud services.

Flexible Lifeline Systems
Flexible Lifeline Systems is a pioneer in the design, fabrication, and installation of turnkey engineered fall protection systems for companies that are exposed to fall hazards. It it one of the most well-respected fall arrest and restraint system providers. Headquartered in Houston, TX.

Flexible PCB
Flexible printed circuit boards, also called Flexible PCBs or Flex PCBs, derive their name for their ability to enable to circuitry to be designed to fit the electronic device or product, as opposed to building the device to conform to the circuit board.

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
A special account you put money into that you use to pay for certain out-of-pocket health care costs.

Flexible Working
Gives employees flexibility on how long, where and when they work.

Flexography is a form of printing process which utilizes a flexible relief plate. It is essentially a modern version of letterpress, evolved with high speed rotary functionality, which can be used for printing on almost any type of substrate, including plastic, metallic films, cellophane, and paper.

Flexport is a freight forwarding and customs brokerage company based in San Francisco, California.

Flextrack is a privately owned software development company in the professional contract and temporary resource industry and has grown to be a leader in Vendor Management Systems and Contingent Workforce Design. Headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina. Website

Image and video hosting service

Application that aggregates social web content into a magazine format

FLOA (new name of Banque Casino) simplifies consumers' lives through payment facilities, instant loans, consumer loans, credit cards and insurance. FLOA is also a partner of large (e-) retailers (Cdiscount, Oscaro, Vide dressing, etc.), key travel players (Selectour, Misterfly, Cdiscount Voyages, Pierre et Vacances, etc.) and fintechs (Lydia, Bankin) for which it develops tailor-made services. It is a French leader in omnichannel install payment solutions.

Flood Coverage
Flood insurance is a separate policy that can cover buildings, the contents in a building, or both. Flood insurance denotes the specific insurance coverage against property loss from flooding. Flood insurance is available to anyone living in one of the 23,000 participating NFIP communities. Homes and businesses in high-risk flood areas with mortgages from government-backed lenders are required to have flood insurance.

Materials that a floor is composed of

Flooring Installation
Activity of placing materials on a floor for use

Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE)
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) is a state-wide investigative law enforcement agency within the state of Florida. FDLE is composed of five areas: Executive Direction and Business Support, Criminal Investigations and Forensic Science, Criminal Justice Information, Criminal Justice Professionalism and Florida Capitol Police. In addition, the department formally coordinates boards, councils, and commissions. FDLE’s duties, responsibilities and procedures are mandated through Chapter 943, FS, and Chapter 11, FAC.

Flow Cytometry
Flow cytometry is a laser- or impedance-based, biophysical technology employed in cell counting, cell sorting, biomarker detection and protein engineering, by suspending cells in a stream of fluid and passing them through an electronic detection apparatus.

Flowroute, the first software-centric carrier, provides communication services through SIP Trunking. This distinction provides developers and businesses with direct access to and control over their telephony resources such as phone numbers, inbound and outbound calls, SMS, MMS, and other related communication services through the Flowroute Manage Portal and our APIs. Headquartered in Seattle, WA. Domain:

Flue gas
Flue gas (sometimes called exhaust gas or stack gas) is the gas that emanates from combustion plants and which contains the reaction products of fuel and combustion air and residual substances such as particulate matter (dust), sulfur oxides, nitrogen oxides, and carbon monoxide

Fluence Technologies
Fluence Technologies provides the only financial close and consolidation software for mid-sized companies. It gives customers the time, confidence, and performance they need by delivering game-changing efficiency gains and trusted, timely numbers. Headquartered in Toronto, Ontario.

Fluke Corporation
Fluke Corporation is the world leader in professional electronic test tools and software for measuring and condition monitoring. Fluke tools are known for portability, safety, ease-of-use, accuracy and rigid standards of quality. Headquartered in Everett, WA. Domain:

Fluor Corporation is a global engineering, procurement, fabrication, construction and maintenance company with projects and offices on six continents. Headquartered in Irving, TX. Domain:

Fluorescence Microscope
A Fluorescence Microscope is an optical microscope that uses fluorescence and phosphorescence instead of, or in addition to, scattering, reflection, and attenuation or absorption, to study properties of organic or inorganic substances.

Fluorometry is an analytical technique for identifying and characterizing minute amounts of a substance by excitation of the substance with a beam of ultraviolet light and detection and measurement of the characteristic wavelength of the fluorescent light emitted.

An imaging technique that uses x-rays to obtain real-time moving images of the interior of an object.

Flutter is an open-source UI software development kit created by Google. It is used to develop Android, iOS, Linux, Mac, Windows, Google Fuchsia, and the web from a single codebase. The first version of Flutter was known as "Sky" and ran on the Android operating system.

Flywire is a high-growth vertical payments company trusted by organizations to deliver on their customers most important moments. Headquartered in Boston, MA.

FM Global
FM Global is a mutual insurance company based in Johnston, Rhode Island, United States, with offices worldwide, that specializes in loss prevention services primarily to large corporations.

FM:Systems is a leading provider of Integrated Workplace Management Systems (IWMS) and the top performer in space management and workplace services software.

FMC Technologies Inc
FMC Technologies, Inc. was a North American company that produced equipment for exploration and production of hydrocarbons.

FMCSA Compliance
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) holds motor carriers and drivers responsible for meeting safety standards and regulations. FMCSA has their own safety compliance and enforcement program called CSA, which stands for Compliance, Safety, Accountability. Fleet operators are required to be knowledgeable of and ensure their compliance with regulatory requirements set out by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, including requirements for vehicle inspections, maintenance and repairs. Failure to comply with these regulations can result in violations and removal of vehicles from roadways by the enforcement agents policing these regulations

FMG Insurance Limited
FMG Insurance Limited (FMG) (also known as Farmers' Mutual Group) is a company that offers farming insurance and farm risk management services. Areas of insurance coverage offered include home, car, & contents, lifestyle blocks, businesses, horses, dairy farmers, sheep & beef farmers, arable farmers, horticulture & viticulture. Headquartered in Palmerston North, New Zealand.

Focal Systems
Focal Systems is a retail automation company that develops an artificial intelligence-based retail automation platform to automate and optimize brick and mortar retail. Headquartered in Burlingame, California. Founded in 2015. Website

Fog Computing
Fog computing or fog networking, also known as fogging, is an architecture that uses edge devices to carry out a substantial amount of computation, storage, communication locally and routed over the internet backbone.

FogHorn Systems
FogHorn is a developer of “edge intelligence” software for industrial and commercial IoT applications. FogHorn’s software platform brings the power of machine learning and advanced analytics to the on-premise edge environment enabling a new class of applications for advanced monitoring and diagnostics, asset performance optimization, operational intelligence and predictive maintenance use cases. Headquartered in Mountain View, California.

Foley & Lardner LLP
Foley & Lardner LLP is an international law firm that specializes in servicing the energy, health care, life sciences, innovative technology, and manufacturing industries. Heaquarterted in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Foley Hoag LLP
Foley Hoag LLP is an international law firm. The firm specializes in the life sciences, healthcare, technology, energy, renewables, investment management, professional services, and education industries. Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts.

Folloze is an Account Based Management sales platform that provides sale engagement and content marketing services.

Fonteva delivers complete association management solutions, from implementation and data migration to customization and training. Headquartered in Arlington, VA. Domain:

Food / Cafeteria Plans
A reimbursement plan governed by IRS Section 125 which allows employees to contribute a certain amount of their gross income to a designated account or accounts before taxes are calculated.

Food Analytical Testing
Analytical testing is basically a combination of detection, for safety, and measurement, for quality. Detection ensures that everything that's in a food or beverage is supposed to be there; measurement ensures that it's there in the right proportions.

Food and Drug Administration (FDA or USFDA)
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or USFDA) is a federal agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services, one of the United States federal executive departments.

Food Distribution Software
Food service distribution software allows users the ability to schedule, track, and manage inventory related to food storage and distribution. Food service distribution companies use the software to plan shipments, manage customers, and maintain well-documented records of food orders. These platforms provide tools to process orders, manage payments, track deliveries, and manage inventory

Food Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Food Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) is a type of software system that helps organizations automate and manage core food business processes for optimal performance. The solution aims to help food and beverage manufacturers manage their business from end to end, including accounting, finance, sales, purchasing, manufacturing, product recalls, compliance and production to inventory, supply chain, distribution and service. Other features include reporting & analytics, Lot and batch tracking and traceability, quality control, allergen management, etc.

Food Manufacturing
Food manufacturing can be defined as the series of processes that link raw products from farmers to food products for consumers. Raw fruits, vegetables, grains, meats, seafood and dairy products fresh from the supplier undergo a series of manufacturing processes to prepare products for sale to the public.

Food Processing
Transformation of raw food into finished food products

Food Processing Operations
All of the unit processes that concern transforming raw food ingredients into marketable food products

Food Safety
Food safety is a scientific discipline describing handling, preparation, and storage of food in ways that prevent food-borne illness.

Food Service
Food service or catering industry defines those businesses, institutions, and companies responsible for any meal prepared outside the home. This industry includes restaurants, school and hospital cafeterias, catering operations, and many other formats.

Foot Protection
Equipment worn to protect the wearer's feet

Forage is bulky food such as grass or hay for horses and cattle. Also recognized as fodder.

Forbearance Agreement
A forbearance agreement is a temporary postponement of loan payments granted by a lender instead of forcing the borrower into foreclosure or default. The terms of a forbearance agreement are negotiated between the borrower and the lender. This short-term relief is common seen with mortgage payments.

Forbes Womens Summit
Conference featuring women and exploring the intersection of power and passion.

FORCAM provides manufacturing execution system (MES) software to support companies with innovative digitalization solutions to successfully master the digital transformation towards the Smart Factory. FORCAM helps companies increase efficiency, reduce their CO2 footprint, and gain resilience. Headquartered in Ravensburg, Baden-Württemberg. Website

Force Majeure
Force majeure is a common clause in contracts that essentially frees both parties from liability or obligation when an extraordinary event or circumstance beyond the control of the parties, such as a war, strike, riot, crime, epidemic or an event described by the legal term act of God, prevents one or both parties from fulfilling their obligations under the contract. In practice, most force majeure clauses do not excuse a party's non-performance entirely, but only suspend it for the duration of the force majeure.

Forcepoint, previously known as Websense or Raytheon|Websense, is an Austin-based company owned by U.S. defense contractor Raytheon and private equity firm Vista Equity Partners.

Ford Motor Company
Ford is a global company that is a pioneer in modern transportation and mobility.Headquartered in Dearborn, MI. The company's domain is

Ford Pro
Ford Pro, which is part of Ford Motor Companies, is a first-of-its-kind venture in the commercial vehicles sector, providing fully integrated, digital-first solutions to help customers manage their fleets. Ford Pro helps customers increase fleet productivity, improve uptime, and lower operating costs through connected services and work-ready internal combustion and battery electric vehicles. Headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan. Website

Forecast Value-Add
Forecast Value Added refers to “the change in a forecasting performance metric that can be attributed to a particular step or participant in the forecasting process.”

A legal process in which a lender attempts to recover the balance of a loan from a borrower, who has stopped making payments to the lender, by forcing the sale of the asset used as the collateral for the loan

ForeFront Power
ForeFront Power has more than 15 years of renewable industry experience, serving business, public sector, and residential power customers around the world. Headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA)
Government legislation and policies to help combat U.S. offshore tax evasion

Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)
The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977 (FCPA) (15 U.S.C. § 78dd-1, et seq.) is a United States federal law known primarily for two of its main provisions, one that addresses accounting transparency requirements under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and another concerning bribery of foreign officials.

Foreign Currency Transactions
Transactions denominated in a currency other than the local (domestic) currency of the country in which the banking office is located.

Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)
A foreign direct investment (FDI) is an investment in the form of a controlling ownership in a business in one country by an entity based in another country.

Foreign Exchange Spot Transaction
Agreement between two parties to buy in exchange for another at an agreed price for settlement on the spot date

Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA)
The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 is a United States federal law which establishes procedures for the physical and electronic surveillance and collection of foreign intelligence information between foreign power suspected of espionage or terrorism.

Foreign Portfolio Investment (FPI)
Foreign portfolio investment (FPI) consists of securities and other financial assets passively held by foreign investors.

Foreign-Exchange Options
A contract that grants a buyer the right to exchange currency at a specified rate before a deadline

Forensic Collection
Forensic collection is one of the first steps in an e-discovery case involving the collection and preservation of electronically stored information (ESI) from computers, laptops, servers, cloud repositories, email accounts, tablets, mobile devices or smart phones.

Forensic Imaging
"Forensic imaging" is a phrase used to talk about the acquisition process in digital forensic investigations. Digital Forensic Imaging is defined as the processes and tools used in copying a physical storage device for conducting investigations and gathering evidence. ... The image is an identical copy of all the drive structures and contents.

Forensic Nurses
The application of the nursing process to public or legal proceedings, and the application of forensic health care in the scientific investigation of trauma and/or death related to abuse, violence, criminal activity, liability, and accidents.

Forensically Sound Collection
Forensically sound collection is a term for using forensic investigation processes that are recognized as best practices and hold up in a court of law.

Forensics is defined as the application of science to criminal and civil laws, mainly during criminal investigation,a s governed by the legal standards of admissible evidence and criminal procedure. It is the word used for investigations and reports made by psychological professionals for the court which are then used to aid in deciding how to rule on the dispute.

ForeScout is a privately held network security company based in San Jose, California.

ForeSee is a company that ofers customer experience analytics.

Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)
The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) is an international non-profit, multi-stakeholder organization established in 1993 to promote responsible management of the world's forests.

The exchange of one currency for another at an agreed price on the OTC market

Forex Swap
Rollover interest that is paid for holding positions overnight in foreign exchange trading

Forex Trading Platforms
US based company that provides tools and free research for trading.

Forex Trading Strategies
Analysis strategies used to determine whether or not to buy or sell a currency pair at a given time

Forex VPS
Forex VPS is specialized web hosting, providing virtual private servers for foreign exchange trading.

ForgeRock is a multinational identity and access management software company headquartered in San Francisco, California. The company develops commercial open source identity and access management products for internet of things, customer, cloud, mobile, and enterprise environments.

Form 1099-MISC
A tax form that reports the year-end summary of all non-employee compensation.

Form W-2
The form that an employer must send to an employee and the IRS at the end of the year.

Form W-4
Tells the employer the correct amount of tax to withhold from an employee's paycheck based on the employee's marital status, number of exemptions and dependents and other factors. A change in status can result in the employers withholding more or less tax.

Formative assessment
Formative assessment (also known as formative evaluation, formative feedback, or assessment for learning) refers to a range of formal and informal assessment procedures conducted by teachers during the learning process to monitor student learning in order to provide ongoing feedback for instructor teaching improvement and student learning improvement. Formative assessment involves helping students identify their strengths and weaknesses, and help instructors recognize where students are struggling and address these areas of misconceptions, struggles, and learning gaps. Students may assess themselves, peers, or even the instructor.

FormFree is a market-leading technology company whose patented technology is building a more transparent and inclusive credit and capital market by enabling creditors to understand a person's ability-to-pay (ATP) and willingness-to-pay.

Formstack is a secure workplace productivity platform built to produce ingenious solutions to the everyday work that slow organizations down. From eliminating paper forms to breaking digital silos, Formstack empowers anyone to quickly and easily build custom forms, create documents, and collect eSignatures—all without any specialized skills or coding. Headquartered in Indiana, USA. Domain:

An American market research company that provides advice on existing and potential impact of technology to its clients and the public.

Forrester Events
Meetings organized by Forrester

Fortegra Financial
Fortegra Financial Corporation operates as a specialized insurance and insurance services company in the United States and Europe. The company offers credit protection insurance, warranty and service contract products, and personal and commercial lines of insurance.

Forter is a software as a service company that provides fraud prevention technology for online retailers and marketplaces. It has offices in Tel Aviv, London, Singapore, and New York; its headquarters are in New York.

Automated application security to eliminate vulnerabilities at DevOps speed. Fortify offers end-to-end application security solutions with the flexibility of testing on premises and on demand to scale and cover the entire software development lifecycle.

Fortinet is an American multinational corporation headquartered n Sunnyvale, CA.

Fortinet Security Fabric
The Fortinet Security Fabric is the industry's highest-performing cybersecurity platform, powered by FortiOS, designed to span the extended digital attack surface to enable broad, integrated, and automated security protecting devices, data, and applications.

Fortran is a high-level computer programming language used especially for scientific computation.

ForUsAll (NASDAQ: FNGN) is a low-cost 401k retirement plan advisor for small and medium-sized businesses. Headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Founder Liquidity
Founder Liquidity is redemption of a portion of a founder's shares by the company, using proceeds from the preferred stock investment to fund the redemption.

Foundry (Modo)
Modo (stylized as MODO, originally modo)[3] is a polygon and subdivision surface modeling, sculpting, 3D painting, animation and rendering package developed by Luxology, LLC, which is now merged with and known as Foundry.

Four Winds Interactive
Four Winds Interactive is a leading software provider for enterprise-grade digital signage networks. Their platform powers millions of screens around the world, supporting communications initiatives for American Airlines, Bank of America, Wells Fargo, Marriott International, and more. Headquartered in Denver, CO.

FourKites empowers the world's leading shippers, carriers and 3PLs with real-time visibility driving efficiencies & cost-savings across their supply chains. Headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Application that personalizes geographical recommendations for users

Fourth EU Anti-Money Laundering Directive
EU Government legislation to combat disruptive money laundering and terrorist funding

Fox Rothschild LLP
Fox Rothschild LLP is a U.S. law firm that services public and private companies in areas including corporate, employee benefits, entertainment, financial restructuring, bankruptcy, intellectual property, labor, employment, litigation, real estate, taxation planning, and wealth planning. Headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Fox-IT prevents, solves and mitigates the most serious cyber threats with innovative solutions for government, defense, law enforcement, critical infrastructure, banking, and commercial enterprise clients worldwide. Our approach combines human intelligence and technology into innovative solutions that ensure a more secure society. Headquartered in Delft.

Fractal Analytics
Fractal Analytics is an artificial intelligence (AI) company that provides integrated services - aiming to drive a company’s digital growth to generate more leads, traffic, and revenue. They offer AI, engineering, and design services. Headquartered in New York, New York.

Fractional CMO
A fractional chief marketing officer (CMO) is someone who acts as the Chief Marketing Officer for your company but is hired as a contractor or consultant.

Frame AI
Frame AI, legally known as Frame Technology, Inc., is an AI (artificial intelligence) company that provides customer feedback intelligence solutions. The company provides a customer intelligence system that uses AI to estimate costs and predict revenue outcomes associated with complex customer interactions. Headquartered in New York City, New York.

A framework is a real or conceptual structure intended or serve as a support or guide for the building of something that expands the structure into something useful. is a cloud-based storage service that allows users to upload videos and other digital media assets, facilitating team review and collaborative editing. also connects with video sharing sites, including YouTube and Vimeo, to directly insert sharing into the process. Headquartered in New York.

Framing is fitting together of pieces to give a structure support and shape.[1] Framing materials are usually wood, engineered wood, or structural steel. The alternative to framed construction is generally called mass wall construction, where horizontal layers of stacked materials such as log building, masonry, rammed earth, adobe, etc. are used without framing.

Franchise Marketing
Franchise marketing refers to the marketing strategies and tactics franchisors and franchisees use to attract new clients or customers to increase awareness and drive revenue to their franchise organization. Franchise marketing can be broken down to operational franchise marketing and franchise development marketing.

Francisco Partners
Francisco Partners, based in San Francisco, CA, is an American private equity firm focused exclusively on investments in technology and technology-enabled services businesses.

Franklin Resources, Inc. (BEN)
Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE: BEN) (also known as Franklin Templeton) is a global investment management organization. Headquartered in San Mateo, CA.

Franklin Templeton
Franklin Templeton is a global investment firm. It is a subsidiary of Franklin Resources, Inc. It services individual investors, institutional investors, and financial professionals. Headquartered in San Mateo, California.

FranklinCovey (NYSE: FC) is a global company specializing in performance improvement. They help organizations achieve results that require a change in human behavior. Their mission is to enable greatness in people and organizations everywhere. Their expertise is in the following seven areas: Leadership: Exceptional Leadership At Every Level, Execution: Executing Strategies In The Midst Of Daily Urgencies, Productivity: The Skills Of Decision, Attention, & Energy Management, Trust: Using Trust To Decrease Costs & Speed Results, Sales Performance: Transforming The Buyer/Seller Relationship, Customer Loyalty: Each Moment Counts When Creating A Loyal Customer, and Education: Every Student Can Be

Fraud Detection and Prevention
The adoption of Fraud Detection and prevention services helps create a strong defense against such breach of law, thereby helping in the prevention and mitigation of fraud-related activities.

Fraud Protection
Online fraud protection is the process of protecting oneself from being lured into scams over the Internet.

FRCP 37(e)
FRCP 37(e) is one rule of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP) requiring parties to take reasonable steps in good faith to preserve and produce requested electronically stored information (ESI).

Freddie Mac (FMCC)
A purchaser of mortgages on the secondary market with an database of properties available nationwide

Free Spirit
Free Spirit is the frequent flyer program of Spirit Airlines. Free Spirit rewards members for every dollar spent, rather than how far you fly.

Free Trade
Free trade is international trade left to its natural course without tariffs, quotas, or other restrictions.

Free-Trade Area
A free-trade area is a region encompassing a trade bloc whose member countries have signed a free-trade agreement (FTA).

Freedom Graphic Systems
Freedom Graphic Systems is a company that provides one-to-one direct mail printing (web, sheetfed, digital, roll-to-roll), mailing and logistics solutions. Services include strategy & format design, marketing solutions, direct mail project management, data & technology solutions, traditional & digital print manufacturing, lettershop & fulfillment services, and mailing & delivery solutions. Headquartered in Milton, Wisconsin.

Freedom Mobile
Freedom Mobile Inc. is a Canadian wireless telecommunications provider owned by Shaw Communications. It has 6% market share of Canada, mostly in urban areas of Ontario, British Columbia and Alberta. Freedom Mobile is the fourth-largest wireless carrier in Canada, with 2,004,840 subscribers as of February 28, 2021. Headquartered in toronto, Canada. Formerly known as Wind Mobile.

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
The Freedom of Information Act, 5 U.S.C. 552, is a federal freedom of information law that requires the full or partial disclosure of previously unreleased information and documents controlled by the United States government upon request.

A freelancer or freelance worker is a term commonly used for a person who is self-employed and is not necessarily committed to a particular employer long-term.

FreePoint Technologies
FreePoint Technologies is an IT services and IT consulting company that monitors the conditions and symptoms of Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machines in facilities. FreePoint Technologies helps companies track work order standing, quality controls, and overall downtime to improve efficiency. Headquartered in London, Ontario. Founded in 2012. Operating as FreePoint Technologies Inc. Website

Freeport McMoRan
Freeport-McMoRan Inc., often called Freeport, is an American mining company based in the Freeport-McMoRan Center, in Phoenix, Arizona. FCX operates large, long-lived, geographically diverse assets with significant proven and probable reserves of copper, gold and molybdenum.

Freestanding Guardrail
A guardrail system that is kept in place on a roof surface by means of counterweights.

FreeWheel, A Comcast Company, empowers all segments of The New TV Ecosystem. FreeWheel provides the full breadth of solutions the advertising industry needs to achieve their goals. It powers the technology, data enablement, and convergent marketplaces required to ensure buyers and sellers can transact across all screens, across all data types, and all sales channels, in order to ensure the ultimate goal – results for marketers. Haedquartered in New York, NY.

Freezer Storage
Freezer storage are storages with temperatures below 32 degrees. Freezer storages are mostly used for food storage, meat processing, and pharmacueticals.

Freight Audit and Payment
Freight and Audit Payment solutions model shipping rates while maintaining audit compliance. It allows for better visibility of shipments, as well as carrier performance monitoring.

Freight Broker
A freight broker is someone who assists shippers with freight ready to haul by finding carriers who are qualified to haul the load. Freight brokers can run their own business or work for a freight broker company. They are responsible for arranging the transportation and tracking of a load hauled by a freight carrier and often work in logistics.

Freight Claim
A Freight claim is a legal demand by a shipper or consignee to a carrier for financial reimbursement for a loss or damage of a shipment. Freight claims are also known as shipping claims, cargo claims, transportation claims, or loss and damage claims.

Freight Forwarder
A freight forwarder, forwarder, or forwarding agent, also known as a non-vessel operating common carrier (NVOCC), is a person or company that organizes shipments for individuals or corporations to get goods from the manufacturer or producer to a market, customer or final point of distribution.

Freight Management
Method for optimizing the transportation

Freight Network
A digital freight network is an open, fully connected freight marketplace that uses machine learning, automation, and other software services to efficiently connect shippers and carriers. A logistics network is the system a business uses to move goods from their raw state through production and to customers.

Freight Optimization
Freight Optimization is a key performance area for any supply chain head in any industry. This essentially means the moving of a product to the customers while maintaining desired service levels in the supply chain by determining the most efficient means.

Freight Rate Analysis & Benchmarking
Freight benchmarking is the comparison of the ocean freight costs you pay against the actual real-time contracted market rates. This process is done through the review of your own freight rate history and the carriers used, in relation to the current market rates for the specific trade lanes and port pairs.

Freight Rates
A freight rate is a price at which a certain cargo is delivered from one point to another. The price depends on the form of the cargo, the mode of transport, the weight of the cargo, and the distance to the delivery destination. Freight rates mirror three things: the cost of the carriers' inputs (drivers, vehicles, fuel, etc.), the carriers' market power, and how well the transport of a particular shipment fits in the operation of a carrier. When calculating Freight charges by quantity, the total product quantity ordered determines an order's freight charges.

Freight Shipping
Goods, cargo, or lading transported for pay, whether by water, land, or air.

Freightos is creating an online international freight marketplace, using a SaaS-Enabled Marketplace model. The SaaS component, called AcceleRate, provides logistics companies with freight rate management and instant freight quoting.

Freightquote, a C.H. Robinson company, is an online transportation broker of freight services throughout North America, based in Kansas City, Missouri. Their business provides comparisons of shipping rates for national and regional freight carriers.

Frequency Counter
Integrated circuit that can be programmed in the field after manufacture.

FreshBooks is an accounting software in the cloud for self-employed professionals and their teams.

An online cloud-based customer service software providing helpdesk support with all smart automations to get things done faster.

Freshsales is a built-for-purpose, full stack CRM solution. It is provided by Freshworks.

Freshworks is a customer engagement platform specializing in out of the box SaaS technologies for sales, support, marketing, HR, and IT organizations.

Frictionless Authentication
Frictionless authentication describes an authentication experience that is seamless and light for the user, and it typically involves removing the password. Other methods include progressive profiling and social logins.

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP
Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP, also known as Fried Frank, is an international law firm. The firm specializes in advising corporations, investment funds, and financial institutions. Headquartered in New York, NY.

Friedman is an accounting, tax, and business consulting firm serving public and private companies since 1924. Headquartered in New York City.

Friendly Fraud
Friendly fraud is also known as “chargeback fraud” or “Liar Buyer”. A consumer makes an online shopping purchase with their own credit card, and then requests a chargeback from the issuing bank after receiving the purchased goods or services. Once approved, the chargeback cancels the financial transaction, and the consumer receives a refund of the money they spent. When a chargeback occurs, the merchant is accountable, regardless of whatever measures they took to verify the transaction. Merchants can fight back against friendly fraud chargebacks through the process of Chargeback Representment.

Frigidaire Appliance Company is the US consumer and commercial home appliances brand subsidiary of European parent company Electrolux. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA.

Front-End Development
Front-end web development, also known as client-side development is the practice of producing HTML, CSS and JavaScript for a website or Web Application so that a user can see and interact with them directly.

Front-End Engineering Design (FEED)
Front-End Engineering (FEE), or Front-End Engineering Design (FEED), is an engineering design approach used to control project expenses and thoroughly plan a project before a fix bid quote is submitted.

FRONTEO is a leading provider of Artificial Intelligence that analyzes big data and is specialized in Natural Language Processing. By leveraging our independently developed Artificial Intelligence (AI) engines called “KIBIT” and “Concept Encoder”, its helps users analyze various information. Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Frontier Airlines
Frontier Airlines is an American ultra low-cost carrier headquartered in Denver, Colorado. Frontier operates flights to over 100 destinations throughout the United States and 31 international destinations, and employs more than 3,000 staff.

Frontier Australia
Frontier Australia is an advertising services company that creates, executes, and measures advertising solutions that deliver scalable results. Headquartered in Pyrmont, NSW. Founded in 1998. Website

Frontline Leadership
The first or second level managers directly responsible for production of goods and services, and supervision of clerical staff and shop floor employees.

FrontStream Holdings, LLC operates as a holding company headquartered in Reston, VA. The company, through its subsidiaries, provides merchant account and payment processing services

Frost & Sullivan
A business consulting firm involved in market research and analysis, growth strategy consulting, and corporate training

Fruit is a sweet and fleshy product of a tree or other plant that contains seed and can be eaten as food.

Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) unit is a floating vessel used by the offshore oil and gas industry for the production and processing of hydrocarbons, and for the storage of oil. A vessel used only to store oil (without processing it) is referred to as a floating storage and offloading (FSO) vessel.

FTE Reduction
An FTE reduction occurs when an employee's standard work hours, or Full-Time Equivalent (FTE), is adjusted from full-time to part-time. An employee's work hours may be reduced for a temporary duration or permanently.

FTI Consulting (FCN)
A business advisory firm headquartered in Washington, DC

FTTA (Fiber to the Antenna)
FTTA (Fiber to the Antenna) is a broadband network architecture in which optical fiber is used to connect the remote radio head (RRH) to the base station in new antennas, or retrofitted in existing ones, to replace all or part of the coax local loop.

FTTH (Fiber to the Home)
Fiber to the Home (FTTH) the delivery of a communications signal over optical fiber from the operator's switching equipment all the way to a home or business, thereby replacing existing copper infrastructure such as telephone wires and coaxial cable.

FTTN (Fiber to the Node)
Fiber to the Node (FTTN) A fiber that is terminated in a street cabinet, possibly miles away from the customer premises, with the final connections being copper. FTTN is often an interim step toward full FTTH and is typically used to deliver advanced triple-play telecommunications services.

FTTx (Fiber to the X)
Fiber to the X (FTTX) is a generic term for any broadband network architecture using optical fiber to provide all or part of the local loop used for last mile telecommunications.

FTV Capital
FTV Capital is a growth equity investment firm comprised of some of the leading financial services firms, to deliver transformative insights and networking opportunities for portfolio companies. FTV’s experienced team leverages its domain expertise and proven track record in these sectors to help motivated management teams accelerate growth. FTV also provides companies with access to its Global Partner Network, a group of the world’s leading enterprises and executives who have helped FTV portfolio companies for nearly two decades. Founded in 1998, FTV Capital has offices in San Francisco and New York.

Founded in 1931, the FUCHS Group has grown to become the largest independent manufacturer of specialty lubricants in the world. Recognized internationally for its innovative lubricants and industry related specialty products, FUCHS has a global reach with manufacturing facilities in over 40 countries.

Fuel Cells
Device that converts chemical fuel energy into electricity

Fuel Efficiency
Ratio of distance travelled per unit of fuel consumption

Fuel Levy
A fuel levy is a levy applied to all purchased fossil fuels that produce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Funds will then be funneled into the development and adoption of zero-carbon technologies.

Fuel Management
Fuel-management systems are used to maintain, control and monitor fuel consumption and stock in any type of industry that uses transport, including rail, road, water and air, as a means of business.

Fuel Tax
A fuel tax is an excise tax imposed on the sale of fuel.

Fuel50 is the world's fastest growing talent experience platform that empowers employees, enables leaders, and helps create a best-in-class talent. Fuel50 matches people to new opportunities, vacancies, gigs, and learning based on their talents whilst giving organizations powerful insights. Headquartered in Laguna Niguel, California.

Fuelman, a FLEETCOR company, is a financial services company that simplifies fuel expense management for fleets and drivers. Fuelman helps track, manage, and control fuel expenses across multiple vehicles and drivers with Fuelman fuel cards. Fuelman also offers sustainability, carbon neutral, and EV solutions. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA. Website

FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation (FUJIY)
FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation (FUJIY) is a company that operates in a variety of industries, including photography, optics, office and medical electronics, biotechnology, and chemicals. FUJIFILM Holdings is a holding company of the FUJIFILM Group. Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

A Japanese multinational information technology equipment and services company headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Fulcrum focuses on venture capital, growth equity and private equity for rapidly growing healthcare services, healthcare IT, B2B SaaS software, and technology-enabled services. Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Fulfillment by Amazon
Items Fulfilled by Amazon are offered by a third-party seller, but shipped from an Amazon Fulfillment Center.

Fulfillment Center
The location where incoming orders are received from affiliated stores or locations. These orders are processed and filled. These centers may also work independently of specific companies where orders are outsourced for the purpose of fulfilling customer orders.

Fulfillment Services
A fulfillment service is defined as a third-party company that provides these order fulfillment steps on behalf of another party, such as an online seller.

Full Circle Insights
American company that has multi-touch attribution solutions to show the value of each marketing touchpoint.

Full Container
Full Container Load is a shipment type where a cargo occupies the full size of a container. Sometimes the container may not be fully filled, but the rate is charged on the basis of a full container. FCL is the standard form of shipping for a large cargo.

Full Disk Encryption
Full disk encryption is a technology which protects information by converting it into unreadable code that cannot be deciphered easily by unauthorized people.

Full Truckload Shipping (FTL)
FTL is industry shorthand for full truckload, or a truckload–most often a dry van or reefer–with a dedicated shipment from a single shipper to a single location.

Full-Time Employee
A full-time employee is, for a calendar month, an employee employed on average at least 30 hours of service per week, or 130 hours of service per month.

Full-Time Equivalent (FTE)
Full-time equivalent (FTE) or whole time equivalent (WTE) is a unit that indicates the workload of an employed person (or student) in a way that makes workloads or class loads comparable across various contexts.

FullStack Labs
FullStack Labs is a leading software consultancy that specializes in web development, iPhone & Android app development, and custom software. Headquartered in Granite Bay, CA. Domain:

Function Generator
Piece of electronic test equipment or software used to generate different types of electrical waveforms over a wide range of frequencies.

Functional Assessment
Functional assessment measures an individual’s level of function and ability to perform specific tasks on a safe and dependable basis over a defined period and have become an integral part of the comprehensive rehabilitation medicine evaluation. A detailed assessment should include a pertinent clinical history, a neurologic and musculoskeletal evaluation, a physical effort determination, and a comprehensive evaluation of behaviors that might impact physical performance.

Functional Movement Systems (FMS)
A pre-participation screening tool designed to identify compensatory movement patterns that are indicative of increased injury risk and inefficient movement that causes reduced performance.

Functional Testing
A software testing process used within software development in which software is tested to ensure that it conforms with all requirements.

Fund of Funds
Investment strategy in which a fund invests in other types of funds

Fundbox is a fintech company based in San Francisco. Founded in 2013, the service uses big data analytics, engineering, and predictive modeling to help optimize cash flow for small businesses and freelancers with outstanding invoices.

Fundera is a financial institution that specializes in helping small businesses obtain lines of credit and provides financial advice.

Funding Circle
A peer-to-peer lending marketplace that allows investors to lend money directly to small and medium-sized businesses

Seeking to generate financial support for a charity, cause or other enterprise.

Funnel is building a platform that helps marketers automate their data collection so they can focus on analysis and taking actions. It is a marketing analytics tool that strives to integrate with all of the advertising and marketing platforms marketers use.

Fusion 360
Fusion 360 is a 3D CAD, CAM, and CAE tool that connects your entire product development process in a single cloud-based platform that works on both Mac and PC.

Fusion Narrate
Fusion Narrate is a cloud-based medical speech recognition solution designed for compatibility with medical software. It offers an electronic medical record (EMR) integration. Features include compatible applications, self-edit or transcriptions tools, and HIPAA compliant & secure. It is a product by the company Dolbey.

Fusion Risk Management
Fusion Risk Management is based in Chicago, IL and founded in 2006. Their focus is operational resilience – encompassing business continuity, risk management, IT risk, and crisis and incident management. Fusion seeks to help companies anticipate, prepare, respond, and learn in any situation by equipping them with the software solutions they need to be successful. They empower organizations by allowing them to make data-driven decisions so that leaders can proactively manage what’s to come. And with Vista Equity Partners, we have the resources to continue expanding in all areas of the growing market.

Fusion5 delivers business solutions that make a difference Fusion5 offers a full range of digital transformation solutions, applications, consulting services, development, cloud and managed services as well as first class support services. Headquartered in Australia & New Zealand.

FusionPro can help you build brand-aware, highly customized material for print and digital delivery. It allows customers to automate with speed and accuracy, creating everything from engaging personalized communication to data-rich business documents.

Future of Work
Focuses on finding new ways to move people and families from poverty to prosperity through inclusive growth in the workplace. This has become increasingly important with the expansion of automation in manufacturing and other fields.

FutureBrand is a global brand transformation company. It strives to future-proof brands so businesses grow, even when times change. Headquartered in London, UK.

Financial contracts obligating the buyer to purchase an asset or the seller to sell an asset such as a physical commodity or a financial instrument, at a predetermined future date and price

FuturMaster is a leading software solution company specializing in Supply Chain Planning Solutions. FuturMaster helps leading companies worldwide maximize their top-line growth and profitability by improving their supply chain effectiveness and efficiency. Headquertered in Paris, France. Founded in 1994. Website

FuzeBox (formerly known as ThinkingPhones) is a provider of cloud-based Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS).

Fyle is a company that provides global expense management software. Their solutions include means to turn expense reporting real time, modern corporate card reconciliation software, automations, and analytics. Headquartered in Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.

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