What's in a name?

Subject: What's in a name?
From: "bryan johnson" <bryan -dot- johnson -at- motoman -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 06 Feb 2001 11:09:30 -0500

Ok Techwirlers, I'm really counting on you now!

My boss just laid a challenge on me. I need to come up with a name for our department. The reward is a free day off and free lunch! So you can understand my motivation! I'm sure you guys will give me some great names! tech pubs, marketing comm, and tech comm are out because the big boss wants something more cutting edge. He has selected "Knowledge Tools Team"!? So please help me!!! I don't want to be a knowledge tool!

Let me tell you a little about us:
We're a small group working under the Marketing department of a Japanese robotics company. We create software, hardware, and maintenance manuals. However, we do more than just "print" manuals. We also maintain the corporate web site and intranet, support the sales force, and create corporate presentations. The main boss wants a name that describes our varied roles, and conveys a cutting edge, technology type feeling.

thanks again for your help.

I'll let you all know the final decision around the first of March.


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