How old (or young) are you?


Do you use words like Intranet, PDA and World Wide Web with your customers? Well, if your customers are under age 40, they’re probably having a good chuckle at your expense. To work in the industry and speak about technology, you must remain on the edge of the latest buzz words these days. So what are the words that will make you sound like an old hack? According to a recent article in Business Week, using outdated and worn-out technology terms will simply make you sound old. Not wise. And as the article points out, while using these words could be a lesson in what a smartphone used to be called, those 20-somethings who either work for you or you’re trying to land as a customer will view you as outdated and put you out of mind. Does your technology speak need updating? Read the full article to find out.

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