GIST: the main or essential part of a matter. Essence, point, substance, kernel.

GISTER: One who gets the gist of a subject matter and knows enough to be dangerous with that subject in conversation or writing. One with proven gisting abilities. A gister can participate in conversations with subject experts without getting lost along the way.

ISM: a distinctive doctrine, theory, system, or practice

Gistrism is a collabrative tool used to record and retreive important organisational insights and lessons learned and thus prevent loss of important organisational knowledge. It allows you to create a repository of effective insights which helps you prevent reinvention of the wheel and save time. Gisterism dramatically increases recycling and distribution of important orgaisational knowledge thus considerably improving priductivity across your organisation.