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Archive for January, 2010

Comments Off on Revisit

Revisit


2010
01.24

Revisit [re-viz-et] -let’s come back to this topic again; a decision should be imminent, but we cannot commit.

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2.0


2010
01.23

2.0 [two-point-oh] – a new approach; better than 1.0, way better than 0.1, and not yet as good as 3.0.

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On My Radar


2010
01.22

On My Radar [on mahy rey-dahr] – I am aware of this situation; I am knowledgeable enough about a situation to give a partial status report on demand.

Comments Off on Let’s Take this Offline

Let’s Take this Offline


2010
01.22

Let’s Take this Offline [lets tak this awf-lahyn] – let’s discuss at a later time; let’s not discuss our dirty laundry in front of the group.

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Low-Hanging Fruit


2010
01.21

Low-Hanging Fruit [loh hang-ing fruht] – the easiest target; an easy addition to an existing project; the simplest solution; a requirement that can be added to a project without perceived impact to the schedule.

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The Takeaway


2010
01.12

The Takeaway [the tahk-a-wey] – the lesson learned; the piece of knowledge gained or reiterated, particularly in response to meetings or failure.

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Robust


2010
01.12

Robust [roh-buhst] – will not crash or fail during a demonstration to management or customers.

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Watch and Wait Strategy


2010
01.12

Watch and Wait Strategy [woch and waht strat-i-gee] – to postpone a decision, typically until another group has acted on a given set of facts or circumstances; often enacted when there is a lack of consensus on direction.

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Fired Up


2010
01.12

Fired Up [fahyred uhp] – to be excited about a project; typically expected to occur after a kick-off meeting or talk given by either sales or upper management.

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Pre-Plan


2010
01.12

Pre-Plan [pree-plan] – to prepare before a planning session; to plan before preparing, or to prepare to plan.