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It all started at SoundWalk 2011

It moved on to ccMixter fame

It spread to our blog

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gettin’ a buzz on

As posted on 2012/08/15 by songmaster

[Is the title too stupid?][No.]

Anyone who’s spent much time working in a white collar environment has heard some of these. This is especially true in the kind of environment that encourages Powerpoint as a communication medium. The corporate choral music of the spheres: so ubiquitous, you can’t hear it.

[Motivation: how we've used it, how we hope to use it.]

[OMG. These could all be tags....]

low-hanging fruit at the end of the day capture the benefits to be honest bottom line paradigm shift monetize feed the network eyeballs mindshare buzz robust synergy prioritize critical path resource allocation action item (“I’ll take that action item.”) task (verb: “I’ve been tasked with that.”) creative (noun: “Are you a creative?”) deliverables team player Hail Mary pass huddle strategize socialize (meaning “discuss”) driving/driver cost center profit center orientated 80/20 learning curve he’s a man of action mission-critical do some horse-trading clear the air level playing field transition the company (or any use of “transition” as a verb) grow the business team player customer-focused shareholder value it’s a win-win tee it up severely impacted (or any use of “impact” as a verb) cardiovascular-wise (or any use of “-wise” as a suffix) impactful viral viral marketing networking 24/7 on-ramp/off-ramp 411 app/killer app smartsourcing outsourcing rightsizing tiger team google that on the radar/below the radar solution process-oriented e-learning i-_ goodput architect (verb: “architected for robustness”) five nines six sigma blackbelt _-killer irregardless thought pattern vision thing/vision Java-speak (or any use of “-speak” as a suffix) due diligence milestone product lifecycle management process (or subsets thereof) gate toll gate swim lane manage expectations put a tack in it

[Rewrite, depending on whether we raid Wikipedia's list to augment our own:] But we are amateurs. For the mother lode, see Wikipedia’s List of Buzzwords.

[Whatever happened to "Risk-based decisioning," or are we saving that for later?]

[Add links to online audio.]