Buzzword Bingo

IBM Innovation Buzzword Bingo

I wish I could say I invented this game, but that would be untrue. I love Buzzword Bingo. For the uninitiated, this is a game designed not only to amuse, but to keep you awake during boring meetings. Even IBM got into the act with their Innovation commercial, which you can watch by clicking on the link above.

To play, simply populate the twenty-five boxes on a standard bingo layout with corporate buzzwords you’ve grown tired of hearing. It is easy enough to make your own in Microsoft Word or Excel, but there are also numerous websites, such as that will provide you with a standard mix or help you create your own personal lexicon.

I got my first bingo this morning. I could have gotten three…