Management Glossary

  Search Results: garbage in, garbage out
garbage in, garbage out

Abbreviated as GIGO, it is a shorthand way of saying that if bad data is fed into a business system or poor quality efforts and materials are put into a business process, the results coming out of that system or process are going to be of poor quality—or outright wrong.

Contributed by: Managerwise Staff

Click on a letter to find terms starting with that letter:

You can also click here to see a list of all of the words in the glossary with links to the definitions.

Or, search the glossary:

Match: any word     all words

Help the Glossary Grow!

Click here
to add a definition. We credit contributors of accepted definitions with, at your option, an e-mail and/or Web link.