(1). n – The release of a new product, service offering or application, intended to get empolyees excited about something that likely has no impact on them whatsoever.
(2). v – To release a new product, service offering or application. The term is most often used by IT to allow employees to pretend the application they created (which likely will be used to improve the company’s email inbox capacity) has contributed to the launch of the Starship Enterprise.
(1). An idiom that is used when an email is sent to a group of people solely for the purpose of confirming something is complete (so you can all get off my case about it already!).
“Hi everyone – Just to close the loop on this, the wire went out today, so we should be all set. Great job getting this done for his Royal Highness, the Prince of Nigeria, so quickly. I can’t believe we were holding all of his money in someone else’s account all this time!”