(1). Fishing term used to describe unknown issues that may arise as a result of a system change, often occuring in other, related systems. The term is often used by IT as a catch-all excuse for avoiding making any improvement to the current system.
(3). To plan out connec…oh, whatever, it’s just some stupid expression tech guys use to make it sound like whatever project they’re working on is going to be way more complicated than it actually will be….
“Okay, so before we can get started on the functional spec for the new GUI, we’re going to have to map the current system flows, inter-custody SEFT protocols and…man, this sounds like a lot of work…any room in the budget for a consultant?”