figmental

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Instead, they lure us into a false sense of trust with the publicist, who seems to have our own best interests at heart and is as credible to us as a member of our own family, as the generic figmental "sister" the Kardashians so expertly impersonate.
Asking for a direct tie-in between increased funding for computers and a commitment to deliver provable savings is an invitation to prepare figmental projections that demean both those who produce them as well as those that accept them.
As Paul Strassmann, former CIO of the US Department of Defense and renowned IT economist, writes in his book The Value of Computers, Information and Knowledge: "Asking for a direct tie-in between increased funding for computers and a commitment to deliver provable savings is an invitation to prepare figmental projections that demean both those who produce them as well as those that accept them.