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  • Is the gap between the business and IT shrinking?

    Nicole Laskowski2,205 pointsBadges:
  • Learning native tongue of your business is key to reviving role of IT

    If CIOs are to remain relevant and strategic, they need to teach their IT teams the lingua franca of business.

    Nicole Laskowski2,205 pointsBadges:
  • 2007: These buzzwords made our eyes and ears burn

    Which high-tech terms from 2007 did you want to see banished from the lexicon? Here are some of our picks for the most irksome buzzwords of this year.

    ITKE350,420 pointsBadges:
  • Jarring jargon — IT never at a loss for words

    If IT were to be charged with one crime, it should be abuse of the English language. Who is to blame for these "words" -- words that should be kept at the bottom of an extensible repository rather than at the top of one's mission-critical vocabulary? These bad words leave many of us speechless.

    storageditor1,005 pointsBadges:
  • Kill the IT buzzwords

    IT analysts, executives and administrators list their least favorite tech words. If the comments give you a case of securanoia, you should probably avoid lists like this in the future.

    ITKE350,420 pointsBadges:
  • Three cloud computing buzzwords I wish would go away

    Overused cloud computing buzzwords can sound like nails on a chalkboard. Even worse, catchphrases can contribute to confusion in the IT industry.

    SearchCloudComputing1,375 pointsBadges:
  • Are ‘intranet’ and ‘extranet’ outdated words? Are there better terms?

    The terms customer-, partner- and employee-facing websites are replacing intranet and extranet in the IT lexicon and better explain the purpose of a website.

    GBock170 pointsBadges:
  • Forget SAN and NAS – It’s time to speak English

    Steve Duplessie, senior analyst at Enterprise Storage Group, Milford, Mass., says it's time for everyone to adjust their jargon. In a world of ever more confusing acronyms and buzzwords, the storage market seems to stand alone.

    AEarls1,735 pointsBadges:
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