It’s not news that every industry has a set of unique acronyms for describing processes, requirements, features, etc. As long as people participating in a conversation sprinkled with these acronyms are from that industry, it’s a good bet everyone understands. Except for the newbie of course.
However, there are plenty of acronyms, words or descriptions that can be a bit too general, which leads to mis-understanding and likely, wasted time. For instance, when doing a Google search for “workflow systems”, the results come back with 452,000 hits to search through. Just so we are on the same page, let’s try to narrow the definition of workflow a little to save us all a lot of time and money.text