Definition of Info Dump

When a person provides an excessive amount of information to a group of stakeholders, without prioritizing the information in a relevant or concise way. This can happen during meetings, presentations, emails, or other forms of communication.

Example: During the meeting, the VP gave a one hour information dump that left employees feeling confused and overwhelmed. The employees were unable to remember the key takeaways of the presentation and were unsure of what action to take.

Variations: information dump

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"Info Dump" is used in the workplace during meetings or emails.

The definition for "Info Dump" was last updated in 2023.

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   (A) When a person wants to meet with you next week.
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Word of the Day

Date: 05/23/2024

Word: Close It Out

Definition: To mark something as completed.

Example: This task has been fixed, so let's close it out within the task tracker.

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"Info Dump." Dictionary, Accessed 05/23/2024.