A collection of jargons and terminologies commonly used by consultants.

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There are currently 7 names in this directory beginning with the letter G.
Gain traction
Have a client or senior person engaged in an idea. This is an important concept for selling new Consulting projects, and/or for suggesting an addition or change to a Consulting workplan.

Gantt chart
A type of bar chart that illustrates a project schedule with start and finish dates, deliverables, etc.

Global Management Consultancy, sometimes referring to just the Big 3, sometimes referring to the Big 3 plus the Big 4 accounting firms

A detailed level of abstraction" often used in the context of increasing the fineness of the analysis.


New opportunity. For example Entering the Indonesian insurance market is a true Greenfield opportunity for the Company.

An educated guess. Can also be called a WAG (wild-ass guess) or a SWAG (scientifically wild-ass guess).