(1). A term used by Operations or IT to denote a project or enhancement that is considered a low-priority (see nice-to-have), but is promised to be included in a later upgrade. Day 2 projects generally never get started despite repeated promises by IT to allocate future resources to them “in the next release”.
“Thanks for the input there, Don…but I think we’re going to have to consider your plan to rebuild our transaction processing infrastructure a Day 2 Project for the time-being. We have much more important things in the hopper right now…like our new app. People love apps, Don. People love apps.”
(1). A term used to describe a boring, plain person you work with. So everyone.
(2). A project, idea, suggestion, or project idea suggestion that you have come up with that is met with a less than stellar reception (read: It’s a nice way to say your idea sucks).
“Thanks for this Pat, but I am not sure we are really hitting the mark here. The whole thing feels a bit granola. I can’t help but think that someone, somewhere, has already handed out stress balls at a conference. Although I commend you for somehow creating a 35 page deck around this idea, I don’t think we’ll be moving ahead with this.”