(1). Because saying “schedule” isn’t sexy enough to bring all the boys to the yard.
“Alright Megan, how about we calendarize that pow wow for next month in Washington. What? We can’t say pow wow anymore? We can’t call them the Redskins anymore? Hmm, ok so let’s calendarize that meeting for next month in Washington. What? Ok ok, I’ll stop saying calendarize. Let’s schedule that meeting next month in Washington.”
(1). An IT or Ops term for the release of a new software program or application (see go live); often used to mask the forced retirement of a program that works perfectly well, but that the manufacturer no longer wishes to support now that their new product is on the market.
“We’ll be rolling out the new mailing label system next week, everyone. Now, in order to create a label, you will need to go into the new label generator screen and submit a request ticket to Bangalore.”