GIGO


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AcronymDefinition
GIGOGarbage In, Garbage Out
GIGOGarbage In, Gospel Out (gullibility about what a computer or website tells you)
GIGOGet In Get Out
GIGOGot It Going On
GIGOGate in Gate Out
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The unavoidable reality of GIGO along with our composite 'pre-conversion' system perspective underscores the importance for conveying system design to become even more tightly integrated with its ultimate destination, the proportioning system.
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Integration is only as good as the quality of what is being integrated: according to the acronym of computer programmers, GIGO ("garbage in, garbage out").
But this kind of survey is particularly susceptible to the computer programmer's GIGO effect: "garbage in, garbage out.
Computer programmers have long used GIGO (Garbage In, Garbage Out) as a code for human input problems inherent in computing and GIGO has cousins.