Dogbert says the new air traffic control system is on time and under budget.
Project, leadership, air traffic control, cut corners, clock, button, budget, feature creep, radar, schedule, danger, Dogbert, Boss
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Everybody helps the shipping department to ship whatever is laying around.
Management, shipping department, revenue, fiscal year, inventory, gum, cardboard box, vending machine, Boss, Wally, Alice, Dilbert
The Boss sends his first e-mail message.
Technology, e-mail, bright, message, time, Dilbert, Wally
Dilbert tries to explain to his mom what he does for a living: engineer, knowledge worker.
Family, engineer, knowledge worker, expert, meeting, product, acronym, ROI, cookie, punctual, Dilbert's Mom, Dilbert, Dogbert
Dogbert discovers some deadwood causing project delays.
Project, delay, cause, contributor, call, information, Dogbert, deadwood, Wally, Dilbert, Boss, Alice
The Boss asks Alice to lock up proprietary documents.
Policy, proprietary, document, cubicle, competitor, synergy, Boss, Alice, competitor
Alice complains she doesn't have enough storage space.
Management, storage space, proprietary, document, monument, inefficiency, file cabinet, Alice, Boss
The Boss shortens the time on Dilbert's project.
Management, project, objectives, confidence, estimate, motivation, Dilbert, Boss
The Boss moves the due date up on Wally's project.
Management, project, due date, objective, performance, set, achieve, Boss, Wally
Dilbert complains about too many passwords.
Technology, password, withdraw, telephone, message, support, ear, Dilbert, Dogbert
Dogbert philosophises great things are created from simple components.
Philosophy, combination, molecule, chemical, cell, component, supreme being, Internet, God, life form, future, origin, web browser, Dogbert, Dilbert
Catbert summons Phil to help reduce employees' time off.
Personnel, time off, demon, darkness, sick day, vacation, time bank, cruel, pitchspoon, Catbert, Phil
Catbert can't tear himself away from the top of a computer because it's an excellent butt-warming device.
Technology, computer, torment, butt-warming device, hype, Windows 95, Catbert
A new co-op employee shares a cubicle with the other co-ops.
Management, cubicle, employee, fit, sardine, Boss, co-op employee, Alice, Dilbert
Dilbert must sign an employment agreement or be fired.
Start of saga: Employment agreement.
Management, standard employment agreement, fire, sign, pudding head, attitude, lawyer, rabies, contract, Boss, Dilbert
The engineers complain about being forced to sign the standard employment agreement.
Management, standard employment agreement, sign, property, firstborn, copyright, DNA, derivative works, contract, Dilbert, Wally, Alice
Dogbert helps Dilbert get out of the standard employment agreement.
Family, standard employment agreement, right, idea, proofread, dishonesty, waiver, contract, Dilbert, Dogbert
Dilbert explains his project time line: work, meeting, bids, and approval.
Project, time line, schedule, bid, wisdom, reorganisation, leap, fund, presentation, projector, laptop computer, suicide, kill, Dilbert, Boss
The Boss tries to find the cause of an increase in expenses.
Management, 3-D, pie chart, expense, binder, magic eye, presentation, projector, colour copies, Boss, Dilbert, Wally, Alice
The Boss moves the software development process to Elbonia.
Start of saga: Elbonian software development.
Management, software development, Elbonia, code, alert, computer, pretend, cardboard box, Boss, Dilbert, Elbonian
The Boss puts Dilbert in charge of integrating Elbonian software with the existing systems.
Management, software development, Elbonia, integration, tuberculosis, vaccination, Alice, Dilbert, Boss
Dilbert checks the Elbonian software.
Technology, Elbonia, software development, contract, documentation, write, read, Dilbert, Elbonian
The Elbonians explain their software development methodology.
Technology, Elbonia, software development, methodology, skill, juggle, slam, roller skate, meeting, boast, curse, laptop computer, Dilbert, Elbonian, pig
Dilbert explains the cost of the Elbonian software development.
Technology, Elbonia, software development, debug, quality assurance, mime, presentation, projector, Dilbert, Boss
The invoice payment trail is explained.
Bureaucracy, embarrassment, invoice, mail room, urgent, time, accounts payable, reputation, butler, letter, Dilbert, Dogbert, Carol, Boss, troll, mail clerk
All Dilbert's shirts either has a stain or is missing a button.
Fashion, shirt, stain, button, tie, marinara, closet, clothes, Dilbert, Dogbert
Wally and Dilbert want to build a database to solve the problem.
Technology, consultant, report, problem, tracking database, network, Boss, Wally, Dilbert
Without knowing the problem, Wally and Dilbert want to build a database to solve it.
Management, problem, database, coffee mug, project, team, slogan, Boss, Dilbert, Wally
Dilbert asks Dogbert to chair some meetings to fix process problems.
Meeting, facilitate, process, chair, product development, preplan, death spiral, project name, Dilbert, Dogbert