- n. A loosely organized research and development team or facility.
“Mark Pinheiro, head of the Cabinet Office's informal team of IT developers, known as the "skunkworks" team, has confirmed how keen they are to use small-scale cloud services for experimental projects – all good news for our SMEs.”
“The search team set up a war room, hurriedly launching an effort dubbed the skunkworks.”
“So a skunkworks is an especially enriched environment that is designed to help a small group of individuals escape usual organizational procedures, so that innovation is encouraged.”
“Skunkworks Definition: A skunkworks is a group of people who, in order to achieve unusual results, work on a project in a way that is outside the usual rules.”
“A skunkworks is an especially enriched environment that is intended to help a small group of individuals design a new idea by escaping routine organizational procedures.”
“Since Northrop Grumman increased their stake in Scaled Composites from 40% to 100% in 2007 and is in effect using it as their own nascent "skunkworks" and knows that the USAF is looking at a B1/B-2 bomber replacement -- they may be secretly developing an aircraft of this type in parallel with the Spaceship II effort ....”
“The Japanese giant set up a "skunkworks" design unit here in California with a bunch of young execs.”
“Try using small "skunkworks" of committed workers, and given them all the creative freedom possible.”
“• Create a government 'skunkworks' team to develop in-house tools and advise on government projects.”
“I believe "Create a government 'skunkworks' team to develop in-house tools and advise on government projects" is particularly important - there's a severe lack of in-house talent to help guide the government, and too many consultants screwing them over.”
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Words for things both tangible and anthropic. I'm in the process of spinning off hardware into ute, and people into oofy.
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