A way of accessing something. Any set of columns used for retrieval of rows from a table.

Key Performance Indicator (KPI)

A significant measure used on its own, or in combination with other key performance indicators, to monitor how well a business is achieving its quantifiable objectives.

Key Resource

A person with a wide range of skills or experiences who can be effective in many types of tasks, or is critical to the completion of a specific task.


Knowledge Discovery in Data. The process of discovering knowledge from prepared data using data mining algorithms.


Knowledge Management. A computing environment for accumulating, encoding, storing and managing enterprise knowledge.