(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). The art of taking a productive, manageable space and stuffing it with as many people as possible to save a couple of bucks on heat or air conditioning or something.
(2). The art of continually hiring people who bring down the overall IQ of the firm.
“Alright, everyone … so next week we’re implementing the firm’s densification strategy. Mike, you’re now sharing an office with Stacy. Stacy, you’re also sharing an office with Will. Will, you’re going to be sharing your space with Paul. And, Paul … what’re your thoughts on standing all day?”