In order that you don’t have to re-invent the wheel and can hit the ground running, we’ve found an A to Z of modern business jargon to help you streamline your thinking and add value…
A is for Armchair General – who manages to find fault with everything despite having no experience of their own
B has to be for Blue Sky Thinking. Where would we be without it?
C is Cascading – the new word for dissemination of information
D is for Deep Dive – in-depth analysis
F stands for FMC – fixed-mobile convergence, of course!
G is Gazelle, investor speak for a high-growth company
H is Hodl – not Glenn, but ‘holding on for dear life’ as prices fluctuate wildly
I is the IoT, or Internet of Things
J has to be Joined Up Thinking, which we all do all the time, don’t we?
K is Kaizen, Japanese management philosophy which means ‘continuous self improvement’
L is Low Hanging Fruit, an easily solved problem
M is for Moat, a business exceptionally good at protecting their profits
N is for Narwhal, Canadian unicorn – or Canadian business worth over $1bn
O is for Ostrich effect, where investors avoid risks by pretending they don’t exist
P is a Paradigm Shift, a fundamental change in approach or values
Q is a Quick Win, a guaranteed success in short time frame
R is a Root and Branch review, or forensic analysis of the whole organisation
S is a Strategic Staircase – or business plan.
T is to Touch Base Offline – meet face-to-face
U is Unified Communications, using flexible working methods
V is for Voip, Voice over internet protocol
W is to Wallpaper a meeting, filling a meeting with people who only agree with you
X is a Xenocurrency, a currency that trades in markets outside of its own currency
Y is Yield, expected income from a bond
Z is a Zombie Project, one which refuses to die