Need help naming a thing!
September 13, 2017 12:06 PM   Subscribe

My company is working on a new data infrastructure project that needs a great name. It is essentially an automated pipeline for location-based data that has logic for cleaning, de-duping, flagging etc. Would be great it if related in some cute way to the name of the company (Winnie), but we've already used Winnebago for something else. Go!
posted by annekate to Writing & Language (11 answers total)
Where's Winnie? (aping off Where's Waldo? / Where's Wally?)
posted by deezil at 12:12 PM on September 13 [1 favorite]

posted by Tomorrowful at 12:19 PM on September 13

cleaning, you say? Windex.
posted by acidic at 12:20 PM on September 13 [4 favorites]

Winnie De-Pooh (since it cleans up data?

*ha! preview.*
posted by koroshiya at 12:20 PM on September 13

My sister jokes about getting two cats and naming them Bruce Lee and Bruce Willis, and then they could just go by Lee and Willis. In that spirit, you could come up with a whole schema for project naming: Freddy, Peggy, Dexter, Pooh...
posted by yeahlikethat at 12:23 PM on September 13

Your project is sifting the wheat from the chaff, which makes it a Winnower.
posted by bassooner at 12:43 PM on September 13 [4 favorites]

posted by zamboni at 12:51 PM on September 13

One of the miseries of life is that everybody names things a little bit wrong. —- Richard P. Feynman
inniwinnie, winnieinni, ... winnieinnithingy (aka WIT)... got nothing
posted by zengargoyle at 12:57 PM on September 13

Winnie's Circles

and for some of the power of acidic's excellent idea with maybe a little less of the copyright birefringement film: Winniedex
posted by jamjam at 1:39 PM on September 13 [1 favorite]

Winnow -- synonyms for winnow are choose, clean, cull, separate, examine, filter.
posted by erst at 4:26 PM on September 13 [2 favorites]

Pipe Dream
Pied Piper
posted by carmicha at 7:22 PM on September 13

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