Promiseware

YMOPA

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Term: (A word or expression you have seen in writing)

PROMISEWARE

Your definition or explanation:

Unfinished product delivered with flaws/defects and a promise of making it usable in an unspecified timeframe.

Example: (An example of the term in use)

As delivered, this is a useless product, it's promiseware.
Nearly all your deliverables are promiseware, you do need to ramp up productionalizing your work.

One or more places you have seen the term: (Please give URLs/links to web pages, or a full description of a print publication.)

http://reviews.cnet.com/smartphones/samsung-galaxy-s-i9000/4864-6452_7-34026333-12.html
http://discuss.joelonsoftware.com/default.asp?biz.5.707964.14
http://business.highbeam.com/137376/article-1G1-53095577/microsoft-promiseware-strategy
https://plus.google.com/+JohnBlossom/posts/5nA26AsSFXz


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