Tag Archives: Abbreviations

FDS

Fact Deletion Syndrome – The uncanny ability of a newspaper to delete all relevant information from a news story.

ANNY

Analyst Needs New Yacht – someone is padding the task with impressive presentations and protestations of complexity – do some more weeding.

NTBFW

NTBFW (abbrev.) Not to be f****d with.  A term which applies to anyone older than about 12 who hasn’t got over burning ants with a magnifying glass, shooting toy soldiers and model aircraft with an air rifle or pulling the legs off a spider, shouting orders at it and believing it doesn’t move because it’s […]

YHCA

You Have Crap Analysts – do some weeding.

TFC

Too F*****g Complicated – either reduce the scope (it’s the only thing you usually have any control over given finite people, money and time) or break it into smaller projects, appoint an extra team to address the interfaces between them.

PCMCIA

Stands for “People Can’t Memorize Computer Industry Acronyms”.