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  • API
    • Acronym that stands for Application Programming Interface, a software intermediary that allows two applications to exchange information such as instructions, questions (queries) and answers (responses).
  • Data
    • Factual information used for reference, analysis or decision support
  • Database
    • A collection of information that has been organized, often in rows (records) and columns
  • Data Set
    • A collection of information related to a topic
  • Data Warehouse
    • Integrated storage of large amounts of data from one or more sources for analysis
  • Data Democratization
    • Making data accessible to all people with education on how to work with data, regardless of technical background
  • Pivot Table
    • A table with information stored in rows and columns, with the ability to group under headers for analysis.  For example: if one has a table of people, one could group by age ranges (0-5yo, 5-15yo, 15-25yo, etc.)
  • Query
    • A question.  A question to a database.  For example, return all records where age is between 0 and 18.
  • Spreadsheet
    • A document, and/or the software producing such a document — either electronic (file) or hard copy (printed) — where data is organized on a sheet with gridlines in cells at the intersection of rows and columns.  Cells may contain numbers, text, links, or formulas (to calculate a value).  Typically the cells arranged horizontally side to side in a row form a record and each cell contains a value under a column heading – for example, name and birth date.  Most software uses numbers to reference the rows and letters to reference the column headings.  The first cell is usually A1.   
  • SQL (Structured Query Language)
    • Common commands used to form a query (question) or send an instruction to a database.  Example: SELECT * WHERE NAME = ‘JONATHAN’
  • Software
    • Instructions to a computer device

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