(1). Something your boss doesn’t want to have to do … ever. So, keep it simple, stupid.
“Look, Jim … sounds like a great idea, but you really need to flesh out these requirements a bit more before we can propose this as a new project. We can’t have our development team doing a lot of mental detective work to try to figure out what you’re driving at.”
(1). To attempt to merge a new application with your current systems, usually resulting in a Frankenstein-looking mess that will decrease efficiency while increasing frustration.
“So, we’re going to bolt on a bill pay program to our banking platform. It’s going to be great for our clients, but might require a bit more manual intervention by you guys while we work out the kinks. Merry Christmas!”