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  • n. Plural form of silo.


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  • This is particularly important as the public sector looks to outsource more of its functions, which could further accentuate existing siloes.

    Public sector can combat fraud with data sharing

  • When I moved to Tampa and started telecommuting to my government job, I thought, wouldn't it be cool to continue these same kinds of conversations online: smart people sharing ideas and experience across siloes.

    GovLoop: A Social Network for Public Servants

  • The goal and the result of computerizing the health care delivery sites of America should not be to turn today's isolated paper siloes into tomorrow's isolated electronic siloes.

    George Halvorson: Point 6: Connectivity Is Key To Care Improvement

  • Kelly says there are siloes, but in fact there is tremendous interlinking at the same time.

    Berkman at 10: Is the Internet Good for Democracy, Or What?

  • 'Why! you have emptied one of Aboulcasem's siloes,' we laughingly remarked to Balzac, as we gazed at all these splendours.


  • Melbourne-based medical research organisation BioGrid Australia has developed an e-health application which promises to break down information siloes between institutions by offering it as an integrated service.

    Computerworld News

  • Answer: Users should note that most social media analytics, social network analysis, and social media monitoring tools are siloes, separate from and non-integrated with your existing BI, data warehousing, predictive analytics, complex event processing, and data integration tools.

    Intelligent Enterprise

  • But for a mid-sized or large organization, if social media content is conceived and created in a silo (or siloes) apart from the organization's other content channels, it opens the door for inconsistent messaging, irrelevant content for current target audiences, and so on.

    Comments from all Computer Weekly blogs

  • DHS has been plagued by siloes and consolidation challenges ever since it was cobbled together from 22 agencies in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks.

    InformationWeek - All Stories And Blogs

  • World's problems tend to sprawl mischievously across siloes.

    James Kobielus' Blog


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