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right-sizing

noun [U] ( also rightsizing)
 
 
HR, MANAGEMENT the process of making a company or organization a more effective size, especially by reducing the number of people working for it: This rightsizing will produce financial benefits in excess of $100 million annually. The right-sizing process forces us to be a leaner, meaner and keener organization. →  Compare downsizing
IT a situation in which an organization starts to use a computer system that is better for them, especially one that is smaller and less expensive than their previous one: While rightsizing may be good news for end-users, it is bad news for many of the established giants of the IT industry.
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