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Workshop in a Box: Communication Skills for IT Professionals by Abhinav Kaiser

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Jargon

IT teams work primarily on hardcore technical subjects. They get immersed in their respective fields, and the terminologies used on the job will become second nature and get added to their overall vocabulary. When an employee communicates, the words acquired from their field of work are used freely, and differentiating work-related terminologies with normal speech will be like picking out a needle in a haystack. The employee may not be aware that certain words used are not understood by people outside the profession. This is referred to as jargon. In other words, jargon is a form of technical terminology and it can be highly subjective in nature. What may seem like everyday language to you may be impenetrable to someone else.

Jargon, although ...

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