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  • Writer's pictureShawna Applequist

WANDReview May '24 Edition

The latest WAND Taxonomies, Glossaries, CDMs, and Updates

Digital Transformation Taxonomy Updates

In WAND's most recent update of the Digital Transformation Technology Taxonomy, we focused in on adding over one hundred new terms related to Digital Twin Technology. This is a rapidly advancing space, and it is WAND's job to ensure that you and your company have access to the newest terms and concepts relating to Digital Twin Technology.

As with all our taxonomies, you can download the updated terms into your system by visiting the WAND Taxonomy Library Portal.

Electric Utilities Taxonomy Update

Several of our utilities taxonomies got a facelift this month! Our Electric Utilities Taxonomy had the most additions at over thirteen-hundred new terms and synonyms. These terms focused on important areas in the utilities sector such as Radioactive Materials and Safety Metrics. In addition to all previous terms, this taxonomy now contains terms such as "Radioactive Waste Disposal" and "Activity Level in Curies."

As with all our taxonomies, you can view and download the full list of updated terms by visiting the WAND Taxonomy Library Portal.

Gas Utilities Taxonomy Update

Another utility taxonomy that received updates this month is our WAND Gas Utilities Taxonomy. In this update, you can now find additional export terminals, both those under construction and those not under construction, complete with matching codes. WAND also added several rebate forms to make life easier within your gas utilities company.

Please check out and download the most recent Gas Utilities Taxonomy update by visiting the WAND Taxonomy Library Portal.

Utilities Taxonomy Updates

This month, WAND is bringing you updates to the Utilities taxonomy that focus on safety: from Damage Assessments to Cyber Attacks, and everything in between, WAND's got it all! Safety is a priority here at WAND as much as it is in your company and we love supporting your initiatives to keep your employees and customers safe.

To download the most recent taxonomy updates or to explore the full list of added terms, please visit our WAND Taxonomy Library Portal and find the Utilities Taxonomy under "Latest Updates."

What's in a Name?

Words can mean lots of different things depending on the context, audience, and industry. Understanding the differences and employing a company-wide glossary can avoid a lot of confusion in communications! Consider, if you will, the word...


  • To pull or rip something apart

  • To move in a reckless or excited manner

  • A hole or split

  • An erratic period of unrestrained behavior

  • The liquid secreted from an eye while crying or irritated

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