Fifty-thousand-foot statement.

Posted by Steve E on November 03, 2005

In Reply to: Fifty-thousand-foot statement. posted by Brian from Shawnee on November 03, 2005

: : Fifty-thousand-foot statement.

: : What is a fifty-thousand-foot statement? Thanks!

: I've heard "thirty-thousand-foot overview" (pick a big number) meaning "a general description without too much detail" of a project. I guess someone in sales or marketing may ask a technical person for a "fifty thousand foot statement" as to what a new project is intended to accomplish.

The intent being that the greater the number the less detailed and more concise the answer?