Do you ever get the feeling that some agencies pick an acronym for something before they figure out what the full name should be? FCW’s Matthew Weigelt observed that Washington, D.C., is clearly the CEA, or Creative Epicenter of Acronyms.
As Matthew writes, the General Services Administration is looking for help in naming a new services contract, and that name needs to be catchy and amenable to a meaningful acronym. Of course, “meaningful” is probably in the eye of the beholder.
Matthew highlights some of the most…er, creative…acronyms out there to inspire people to toss out some suggestions for GSA’s services contract. Do you have any good ideas? How important is an easily recognizable acronym vs. a name makes complete sense?
And what’s the craziest acronym you’ve seen?