Looks like I created a new word: Peanut Buttering


Back in the early days of VS2008 planning, I captured some of our thoughts on planning and looks like some of them might be catching on.  I just ran across this entry.  I guess if a few more people use "Peanut Buttering" in this context we could make it into the dictionary! 

Catchword: peanut buttering

Filed Under: English, Technology, Slang

Part of Speech: n.

Quotation: Peanut buttering (v)—The tendency to evenly distribute resources across the full range of a product rather than focusing on a few core Value Propositions. While discussing this issue recently someone described it as “peanut buttering” the product. By spreading out all our resources evenly across the product we lose the opportunity to focus on a few key areas where we can deliver a substantial value proposition. Notice this does NOT mean that we forget the basics.

Article or Document Title:
“Peanut butter and software planning” (URL)

Author:
Brad Abrams

Article, Document, Publication, Web Site:
Brad Abrams

Date of Publication:
Nov. 21, 2005


Comments (6)

  1. Francois Ward says:

    I for one, prefer Nutella-ing. Not too fond of peanut butter.

  2. Matt says:

    Not your call, obviously, but it should be classified as a verb.

  3. Carlos Figueroa says:

    English is not my first language, but peanut buttering actually seems to be two words, not one…

  4. 【原文地址】 Looks like I created a new word: Peanut Buttering 【原文发表日期】 03 September 08 09:28 回到早先在做VS2008计划的时候

  5. Computer Repair says:

    Really simple guide, has given me an idea for a blog of my friends.