BLUF: The Military Standard That Can Make Your Writing More Powerful



BLUF is a military communications acronym—it stands for “bottom line up front”—that’s designed to enforce speed and clarity in reports and emails.

The basic idea is simple: put the most important details first. Don’t tease or delay your main point because people are busy and their time is valuable. And make it clear—life-or-death decisions could be made using your information.

Author(s): Jan-Erik Asplund

Publication Date: 9 Sept 2019

Publication Site: Animalz