actionable vs doable : Common Errors in English

About actionable vs doable

“Actionable” is a technical term referring to something that provides grounds for a legal action or lawsuit. People in the business world have begun using it as a fancy synonym for “doable” or “feasible.” This is both pretentious and confusing.

actionable Meaning(s)

  • (s) affording grounds for legal action

doable Meaning(s)

  • (s) capable of existing or taking place or proving true; possible to do

actionable in News

  1. Dataminr Raises $30 Million in Funding Led by Venrock and IVP

    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dataminr raises a $30M venture capital round of funding led by Venrock and Institutional Venture Partners (IVP). Dataminr is a New York-based real-time information discovery company. Dataminr's real-time analytics engine transforms raw social media streams into actionable signals, providing enterprise clients with one of the earliest warning systems for relevant ...
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Business Wire

  2. SoftBank raises its offer by $4.5B; Sprint board accepts

    The Sprint board is kicking Dish to the curb, saying the company has yet to submit an "actionable" offer, but it is giving Dish another week to come up with something better.
    on June 11, 2013 Source: GigaOM

  3. Making Your Analytics Actionable

    Intlock and Guest Host Joel Oleson hosted a Webinar and successfully conveyed the importance of making analytics Actionable and also showed how it is done. (PRWeb June 10, 2013) Read the full story at
    on June 10, 2013 Source: PRWeb

doable in News

  1. Add fish to the family diet

    Introducing new foods to those at the dinner table can be a challenge, but with a little ingenuity, it’s doable.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

  2. Ways to maximize your training for a 5K race

    For many reasons, 5Ks are the race distance of choice for most people. For one, the distance is 3.1 miles, which seems much more doable than, say, a 10K and the somewhat troubling 6.2 miles that go along with it. By the same token, 3.1 miles is long and...
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Portsmouth Herald

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