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Strawman - definition(s)

Strawman - An idea that is put forth to discuss and pick apart. The concept comes from the practice of using dummies made of clothing stuffed with straw for scarecrows or combat-training targets. Strawmen ideas and concepts are supposed to be treated as a bundle of items tied together that can be dissected and discussed and replaced with more thoroughly-though-out alternatives.

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Source: The Data Governance Institute, 27 December 2009 10:53:20, External

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