(1). An artificial deadline for an IT or Ops project to be completed, generally ignored by staff and management alike. The “go live date” may actually occur anywhere between two weeks and three years from the original, stated timeframe.
“Hey Tom, what’s the go live date for that new client dashboard the neck beards are working on? I think when we told the higher ups December, they thought we meant of this year! Can you believe that? That’s only 11 months away! We gotta buy more time.”
(1). A word intended to describe a politician’s ability to reach across the aisle and get legislation passed by consensus of both parties. We actually have a better chance of seeing the folks at CERN figure out how to go back in time so we can vote all of these morons out of office than finding a post-partisan politician.
“I am my own man. A post-partisan. Not beholden to any political party or special interest group. Well…other than the guys who are funding my campaign ads and stuffing all those ballot boxes for me. I’m a little beholden to those guys.”