(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.
(1). A ploy used by senior managers when employees unexpectedly attempt to voice workplace or compensation concerns to push the uncomforatble conversations off to a later date in hopes that (1) the employee will lose the nerve to continue the conversation, or (2) scheduling conflicts will postpone the talk indefinitely.