(1). Something very difficult to maintain when you keep asking fifteen people for “their thoughts” in every, stinking email you send (see too many cooks in the kitchen).
“So, it looks like we’re having a little problem with version control here. I’m looking at the one marked ‘v.2 MGH’, but Tom seems to have one marked ‘v.4 JKL’. Anyone know which one is the latest? Maybe we should just start over?”
(1). To prioritize (and possibly even work on) a task (see action item). The term is usually used when reassuring your boss that whatever they’re talking about is at the top of your list of things to do.
“Sure, boss, I’ll action that mail merge project for first thing in the morning. Right after I figure out how to do a mail merge…”