Meaning – A Blue Suiter refers to a person from a more formally dressed area of IBM. Usually, thee employees;oyees in IBM, or any organisation for that matter, is comprised of two categories, the employees who do the grunt work, and the executives, who are responsible for bringing these innovations to the market.
The Blue suiters are from the latter category and include people such as –
(a) an IBM marketing representative in the field force (when described by those at headquarters); (b) IBMers at headquarters (when described by those in a development laboratory); or (c) IBMers not at IBM Research (when described by used by those at Research).
Example of Usage – “The developer at IBM was promoted and later came to be known as a Blue Suiter at the organisation.”