ManagementSpeak: I have an opportunity for you.

Translation: I haven’t the faintest idea how to do this so I’m delegating it to you.

This week’s anonymous contributor had a very good idea of how to translate management euphemisms.

If there’s one certainty in our business, it’s that useful, lightweight frameworks turn into bloated, productivity-destroying methodologies.

And so it was with considerable trepidation last week that I suggested we need another methodology, to do for Content Management Systems (CMSs — the technologies we use to manage unstructured information) what normalization and related techniques do for relational database management systems (“Unstructured data design — the missing methodology,” KJR, 5/17/2010).

But we do.