Mr. C’s Top 10 Current IT Buzzwords

 
 
By eweek  |  Posted 2012-05-28
 
 
 

Mr. C’s Top 10 Current IT Buzzwords

Here are 10 terms, some old--some new, that seem to be popping up a lot lately. All are guaranteed to make you grin, cringe or run for the nearest thesaurus.

Mr. C’s Top 10 Current IT Buzzwords

Mr. C’s Top 10 Current IT Buzzwords - CLM

Acronym for Career Limiting Move ... like what that imitation you do of your boss is.

Mr. C’s Top 10 Current IT Buzzwords - CLM

Mr. C’s Top 10 Current IT Buzzwords - Seagull Manager

Swoops in noisily, craps on your projects and ideas, and flies away again.

Mr. C’s Top 10 Current IT Buzzwords - Seagull Manager

Mr. C’s Top 10 Current IT Buzzwords - WikiGroaning

Examining somewhat similar Wikipedia entries and noting that the pop culture or frivolous entry is more in-depth than the real world entry (Example: Lizards vs. Dragons)

Mr. C’s Top 10 Current IT Buzzwords - WikiGroaning

Mr. C’s Top 10 Current IT Buzzwords - Percussive Maintenance

Banging, whacking or slamming a device to get it to function properly.

Mr. C’s Top 10 Current IT Buzzwords - Percussive Maintenance

Mr. C’s Top 10 Current IT Buzzwords - Thumbsucking

Information illegally downloaded to a small device such as a thumbdrive, iPod or memory stick.

Mr. C’s Top 10 Current IT Buzzwords - Thumbsucking

Mr. C’s Top 10 Current IT Buzzwords - CFNO

A CFO who says no to everything.

Mr. C’s Top 10 Current IT Buzzwords - CFNO

Mr. C’s Top 10 Current IT Buzzwords - Collective Intelligence

Used to describe group brainstorming and collaboration, similar to the remote worker version of the concept: “virtual team working.”

Mr. C’s Top 10 Current IT Buzzwords - Collective Intelligence

Mr. C’s Top 10 Current IT Buzzwords - Askhole

Someone who continually asks useless questions. Not to be confused with Adjectard: a derogatory term for someone who crams to many adjectives into a message.

Mr. C’s Top 10 Current IT Buzzwords - Askhole

Mr. C’s Top 10 Current IT Buzzwords - Workahol

What workaholics get jonesed on.

Mr. C’s Top 10 Current IT Buzzwords - Workahol

Mr. C’s Top 10 Current IT Buzzwords - Exergaming

Video game play that requires some physical movement.

Mr. C’s Top 10 Current IT Buzzwords - Exergaming

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