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October 17, 2012  2:45 PM

I don’t like it, you don’t like it … but there may be some slight excuse for “decisioning”

Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
busines writing, CIO, flamebait, jargon, jargon glossary, non-words, tech writing, verbing

  I'm carrying on from yesterday's¬†post on decisioning, which generated some heated responses. The

October 16, 2012  1:31 PM

Do we really need words like “decisioning”?

Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
CIO, jargon, jargon glossary, verbing, worthless words, writing

  Which is correct? Business activity monitoring provides an immediate real-time monitoring and ____________¬†capability. a.¬†decisioning b. decision-making

June 13, 2012  10:17 AM

What’s the difference between a product and a solution?

Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
buzzwords, jargon, word meanings

Which is correct? Our anti-virus ____ is available as a separate download. a. product b. solution

May 25, 2010  1:12 PM

Would you care to commentate — or will commenting do?

Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, commentate, grammar, jargon, Quiz, words

Which is correct? Walter Mossberg _________ that some rugged laptops have screens that are viewable in bright light. a. commented b. commentated

September 24, 2009  11:17 AM

Pricing — is it competitive, aggressive or predatory?

Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, jargon, marketing terms, Quiz

Which is correct? We will be pricing the system ________ to get a jump on the market. a. competitively b. aggressively

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