Terminology related to business, technology, and project management:


  • BRB: Be Right Back
  • COB: Close of Business
  • DOM: Document Object Model
  • EOD: End of Day
  • LMAO: Laughing My Ass Off
  • LOL: Laugh Out Loud
  • NSFW: Not safe for work
  • POC: Proof of Concept
  • TFW: That feeling when
  • TIL: Today I Learned


  • Spike:

    A task aimed at answering a question or gathering information, rather than at producing shippable product. Sometimes a user story is generated that cannot be well estimated until the development team does some actual work to resolve a technical question or a design problem. The solution is to create a “spike,” which is some work whose purpose is to provide the answer or solution.