(1). To develop a software application, program or service offering from scratch, without using outsourced providers (see proprietary), usually resulting in high cost, extreme delays and poor customer support.
(1). Some kind of ridiculous psycho-babble about feeling your client’s pain or some crap.
“Alright, team…this is Richard. He wrote a book on how to improve your emotional intelligence. I don’t know what it means either, but it sounds like something we should have, so you’re going to spend the rest of the day hearing about it while I hit the range. Have fun!”
(1). A spectacular event in which an employee completely loses his or her marbles and goes all Michael Douglas on the office.
(2). A far less exciting event involving an embarrassingly loud rant about something or other by a disgruntled employee in the breakroom.
“It was crazy. One minute, Judy and I were talking about last night’s Survivor tribal council and the next minute – blagh! – she goes all postal about something Nick said to her about timesheets or whatever. Like that’s what I need at 9 a.m.!”