Technical Terms

EDX E-Government E-Government Initiative
ELX EP ERM E-Commerce E-Cover note(s)
E-Insurance Intermediary
E-Payment E-Services
Distributed Management Interface • A system that allows computers to send distress signals to a main system on a network
eBay is an online marketplace, enabling local, national and international trade. With a diverse and passionate community of individuals and small businesses, eBay offers an online platform where millions of items are traded each day
Electronic bill presentment and payment (EBPP) is a process that enables bills to be created, delivered, and paid over the Internet. The service has applications for many industries, from financial service providers to telecommunications companies and utilities
Electronic Data Exchange
Electronic Government
The E-Government Initiative is a Government programme which focuses on delivering improvements in terms of how the Government operates internally, and how it delivers services to the people. The 7 pilot projects under the E­Government Initiative comprise E-Services, PMS, HRMIS, GOE, EP, ELX and E-Syariah
Electronic Labour Exchange
Electronic Procurement
Enterprise Resource Management
Electronic Commerce
Electronic Motor Insurance Cover Note. E-Cover Note is a digitised! soft copy of the motor insurance cover note which is recognised by JPJ for the renewal or issuance of the road tax disc with effect from 1 January 2005
Electronic insurance, mainly comprising E-Cover Note and E-Insurance Intcrmediary services
An extended service of E-Cover Note services where our Group will earn commission from selling motor vehicle insurance. We act as an agent or intermediary between insurance companies and motor vehicle owners
Electronic Payment
Electronic Services, otherwise known as “the electronic delivery of driver and vehicle registration, licensing and summons services and utility payments”
Internet or the Web
JPJ approved driving test centre(s)
Responsible for providing tbe necessary infrastructure to link Government systems to a common network. This network can then be access through a Service Provider
Government! Enterprise Solution
General Multipurpose Card
Generic Office Environment
Graphical User Interface -An operating system interface between the user and the computer based on graphics
Government to Citizens
Human Resource Management Information System
Hypertext Markup Language is a coded format language used for creating hypertext documents on the World Wide Web and controlling how Web pages appear
Hypertext Transfer Protocol -The standard language that computers connected to the World Wide Web use to communicate with each other
Secure HTTP -The standard encrypted communication mechanism on the Internet
A global computer network of interconnected commercial, educational and governmental networks that utilise a common communications protocol. Originally designed by the US Department of Defence so that a communication network could withstand a nuclear war and serve military institution worldwide, the Internet was first known as the ARPANet. A system of linked computer networks, international in scope, that facilitates data communication services such as remote login, web surfing, file transfer, electronic mail, and newsgroup
Information and communications technology
Information Technology -refers to the broad range of technologies and applications that support the creation, processing, transmission, storage and management of digital information. IT includes hardware systems such as computers and network equipment, as well as software applications that run on computers
Interactive voice response is a software application that accepts a combination of voice telephone input and touch-tone keypad selection and provides appropriate responses in the form of voice, fax, callback, e-mail and perhaps other media
JSR 168
MEPS MESP Middleware
JAVA 2 Platform, Enterprise edition, an environment for developing and deploying enterprise applications. The platform consists of a set of services, application programming interfaces and protocols that provide the functionality for developing multi-tiered, web-based applications
Java technology readily harnesses the power of the network because it is both a programming language and a selection of specialised platforms. As such, it standardises the development and deployment of the kind of secure, portable, reliable, and scalable applications required by the networked economy. Because the Internet and World Wide Web playa major role in new business development, consistent and widely supported standards are critical to growth and success
Java Specification Request 168 (JSR 168) defines a standard interface that addresses the areas of content aggregation, personalisation, presentation, and security for portlets implemented for the Java platform and defines the contract between a portlet and its container
Malaysian Electronic Payment System
MYEG Enterprise Service Platform
Software that connects two otherwise separate applications OR separate products, which serves as the glue between two applications. It is, therefore, distinct from import and export features that may be built into one of the applications. Middleware is sometimes called plumbing because it connects two sides of an application and passes data between them
Object Oriented Software Engineering -A software engineering methodology typically comprises a process and a modelling language. The process describes how to create or engineer the design, the modelling language shall be used to define and descnbe it
Personal Computer
An electronic document format
Payment Multipurpose Card
Project Monitoring System
In an XML parlance, schema describes the possible data content of a document in a very rigorous and formal way. A schema is used to codify the intention to use a particular set of mark-up tag names, and combine the tags in a particular order. It also provides for extended functionality such as data typing, inheritance and presentation rules. Schemas are often designed with visual modelling tools that automatically create the SQL code necessary to define the table structures
Service Supplier(s)
XML Responsible for establishing multiple delivery channels, for developing applications and multimedia interfaces (for the purpose of service delivery) to establish payment mechanisms and creating a market programme to encourage public usage of the E-Services project
Agencies which own the information used for customer transactions and information delivery of services provided electronically
Simple Object Access Protocol is a lightweight protocol for exchange of information in a decentralized and distributed environment. It is an XML based protocol that consists of three parts: an envelope that defines a framework for describing what is in a message and how to process it, a set of encoding rules for expressing instances of application-defined datatypes, and a convention for representing remote procedure calls and responses
System Management Console
Short Messaging Services
Universal Description Discovery and Integration is a specification for maintaining standardised directories of information about web services, recording their capabilities, location and requirements in a universally recognised format. Seen (with SOAP and WSDL) as one of the three foundation standards of web services, UDDI is currently the least used of the three
Web Services Description Language is an XML format for describing network services as a set of endpoints operating on messages containing either document­oriented or procedure-oriented information. The operations and messages are described abstractly, and then bound to a concrete network protocol and message format to define an endpoint
Extensible Markup Language is a flexible way to create standard information formats and share both the format and the data on the World Wide Web


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