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CSM may refer to the following:

Post-nominal letters[edit]

Computers and information technology[edit]

  • Cascaded Shadow Maps, a form of shadow mapping in computer graphics design
  • Certified Scrum Master, a certification for Scrum (software development)
  • Certified Software Manager, a certification for Software Licensing and Compliance subject matter experts by the Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA)
  • Certified Support Manager, a certification in the fundamentals of management relative to the support environment, and to enhance the inherent skills and knowledge of the support manager by the Service Strategies Corporation.
  • Client/Service Manager, the intermediary between a company's designers and/or programmers and the client itself
  • Communications Support Module (CSM) An IBM term for the support of Single Sign On SSO in its Informix Database.
  • Compatibility Support Module, a part of the Intel Platform Innovation Framework for EFI providing the capability to support legacy BIOS interfaces
  • Computational Science Modeling, constructing models and quantitative analysis techniques and using computers to analyze and solve scientific problems.
  • Computational Solid Mechanics, computer modeling of solid matter, typically with finite elements
  • Content storage management, an audio, video and rich media archiving technology originally conceived by Front Porch Digital
  • Cisco Content Switching Module, an add-on to the Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Switch or the Cisco 7600 Series Router
  • Counter-Strike Manager, a Counter-Strike based browser game
  • Council of Stellar Management, an Eve Online player-elected council to represent the views of the players to CCP Games. See Eve Online#Council of Stellar Management
  • IBM Cluster Systems Management, management for IBM Power Systems servers running AIX or Linux operating system, as well as Linux on x64 rack and blade servers. (Superseded by IBM Systems Director)
  • CSM, Cisco Security Manager helps to enable consistent policy enforcement and rapid troubleshooting of security events, offering summarized reports across the security deployment.

Economy and transportation[edit]

Educational institutions[edit]


Society and politics[edit]


  • Canadian Ski Marathon
  • Cantigas de Santa Maria, a collection of medieval Galician-Portuguese vernacular songs and poems in praise of the Virgin Mary
  • Centro Sportivo Maruinense, a Brazilian football (soccer) club.
  • Chaos Space Marines, in the Warhammer 40,000 fictional universe
  • Cigarette Smoking Man, a character in The X-Files television series
  • Clínica Santa María, a Chilean private hospital
  • CSM is the commonly used abbreviation of Concha de Su Madre (expletive meaning "mother fucker") used in Chile to refer to someone who has done some kind of damage to the person saying the expletive.
  • CSM is the acronym for 'circulation, sensation, and movement' used in medicine. Tests of circulation, sensation, and movement are used to assist in the diagnosis of injuries, particularly fractures or blunt force traumas, where reduced circulation, sensation, or movement indicate the severity of the underlying injury.
  • Combined Sections Meeting, an annual event held by the American Physical Therapy Association.
  • Command/Service Module, a spacecraft utilized for the Apollo program
  • Common Sense Media
  • Continuous Shuffling Machine, a machine used by casinos to shuffle cards
  • Cravath, Swaine & Moore, an international law firm
  • Crop Simulation Model, a model used to simulate crop yield based on weather conditions, soil conditions, and crop management practices
  • Cerebrospinal meningitis, an acute infectious form of meningitis caused by the bacterium Neisseria meningitidis, characterized by high fever, skin rash, delirium, stupor, and sometimes coma.