A business user asked me if I can run the report for her 'excluding the systematics'. Does that mean without going through the formality and procedure and etc?
closed as too localized by simchona♦, kiamlaluno, Daniel, Jim, waiwai933♦ Nov 15 '11 at 5:20
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Your notion that the type of report doesn't matter probably is wrong; and most probably you need to ask the user to show you what report elements she wishes to have excluded.
If the report covers stock trading results, you might need to exclude "indices that track the performance of an algorithmic trading strategy", as noted in wikipedia systematic indices article. For other reports, the meaning may be analogous, but as there does not appear to be a unique, widespread, or well-known referent for "systematics", I doubt that anybody other than the user involved can answer your question.
It's quite unlikely that she meant "formality and procedure and etc". (By the way, "etc." means "and so forth".)