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  • Are ‘intranet’ and ‘extranet’ outdated words? Are there better terms?

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  • IT jargon gets silly – Your favorite enterprise IT architecture stories of 2014

    Let's face it; technology professionals don't have a reputation for being the hippest group. When it comes to names for products and techniques, however, it's hard to come by an industry with more unique names than the IT hub.

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  • 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.

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  • Kill the IT buzzwords

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