Knowledge Base

Glossary of Terms

Glossary is usually defined as an alphabetical list of technical terms in some specialized field of knowledge. This knowledge base glossary provides a collection of knowledge base documents that define many technical terms. These terms are arranged alphabetically, but you can quickly jump to a specific term by selecting its first letter from the index of the knowledge base glossary below.

HEAF Funds
Special appropriations for eligible institutions of higher education to be used for acquisition of land, permanent improvements, construction and equipping of buildings, major repair or rehabilitation of buildings, and the acquisition of capital equipment, library books and library material
Hierarchy
A hierarchy in a FOAP code segments reflect the relationships among its levels and supports roll-up reports.
Hosted Catalog
A vendor type in TechBuy who has hosts their virtual catalog within TechBuy. Catalogs are updated periodically based on the contract with the vendor. Contract pricing is provided with the hosted catalog.
Hours / Units per Pay Period
Hours refers to the average work hours per pay period while unit refers to the number of times the earn type is paid each pay period.
Hours Per Day
This is the average hours per work day, adjusted by FTE for part time employees
Hub Vendor
Historically Underutilized Business (HUB)-is a for profit entity that has not exceeded the size standards by the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts and has its principal place of business in Texas and is at least 51% owned by an Asian Pacific American, Black American, Hispanic American, Native American, American woman and/or Service Disabled Veteran. Each state agency shall make a good faith effort to utilize the HUBs in contracts for construction, services (including professional consulting services) and commodities purchases.