(1). A euphemism for outsourcing certain functions to another firm or service provider, intended to imply that the use of the other provider is to the customer’s benefit, as opposed to simply a cost-saving measure, which it invariably is.
(1). A cop-out used by chronically impartial employees and/or managers so that they can remain comfortably in the middle of an argument.
“Sorry guys, but you’re going to have to consider me Swiss on this issue. I just can’t say that investing the rest of our company’s bailout money in Spanish doubloons is a good or bad idea. On the one hand it’s a risky investment, on the other hand that guy from Pawn Stars is always in the market for doubloons and seems to have an endless supply of cash.