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Contents of Business Slang:
Someone who is clueless. From the Web error message, "404 Not Found," which means the document requested couldn't be located.
"Don't bother asking John. He's 404."
The rarified organizational layers above the rank and file that makes decisions that are often profoundly inappropriate or irrelevant.
The most knowledgeable, technically proficient person in an office or work group.
"I dunno, ask Rick. He's our alpha geek."
The process by which some people seem to absorb success and advancement by kissing up to the boss rather than working hard.
When a technology is overtaken in the market by inferior but better marketed competition as in "Microsoft betamaxed Apple right out of the market"
A group discussion of why a deadline was missed or a project failed and who was responsible.
To take note of a person for future reference.
"After seeing his cool demo at Siggraph, I bookmarked him."
A byproduct of a bloated mind producing information effortlessly; a burst of useful information.
"I know you're busy on the Microsoft story, but can you give us a brain fart on the Mitnik bust?"
Variation of old hacker slang that had […]
A hard-core CGI script programmer with all the social skills and charisma of a plastic action figure.
An outside expert brought in to reduce the employee head count, leaving the top brass with clean hands.