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synergy

the potential ability of individual organizations or groups to be more successful or productive as a result of a merger

Synergy

Action of two or more substances to achieve an effect of which neither is capable individually.

synergy

[′sin·ər·jē]
(pharmacology)
Suppression of a strain of infectious microbes by concentrations of two or more drugs which are not active singly.

synergy

The enhanced result of two or more people, groups or organizations working together. In other words, one and one equals three! It comes from the Greek "synergia," which means joint work and cooperative action. The word is used quite often to mean that combining forces produces a better product. However, in the field of software development, synergy is not the result. In many cases, the more people assigned to a programming job, the more the quality suffers. See Freedman's law.
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But most notably, Synergy has incorporated unique one package pricing making it affordable and without hidden fees or unpleasant surprises.
Jamey Ker and Derrick Trent were all-tournament selections for Synergy, which placed third in the 15-under division last year.
While synergy contributed greatly to the group's success, it was also a source of frustration.
NetGenics' SYNERGY application framework enables a research organization to link diverse computing requirements within an enterprise-wide information infrastructure.
Though synergy can be seen between distinct types of hormonelike agents, he says that what made McLachlan's initial report unique was its claim that all the agents were operating through the same estrogen-receptor pathway.
Synergy DBL is the centerpiece of DISC's Synergy Application Development Environment which includes the Synergy Developer's Toolkit, a 4GL windowed user-interface system and the Synergy Information Control System, an integrated data dictionary and report writer.
Data is supplemented with details on Synergy Energy history, key executives, business description, locations and subsidiaries as well as a list of products and services and the latest available statement from Synergy Energy
Balboa Bay outlasted Synergy 12-25, 25-13, 15-13 in the semifinals and SMBC defeated Orange Coast 20-25, 25-21, 15-13 to reach the final.
The Synergy DBL Alpha product will be available when volume shipping of the Alpha machine commences.
SMBC and Synergy both advanced to the Gold quarterfinals in the 16-under Open Division as well.
We've seen Synergy plenty of times in the past and they're a tough team,'' said SMBC coach Beau Daniels, whose team finished third in the final Southern California Volleyball Association 18-under rankings, one spot behind Synergy.
Art Mertes, a Synergy Law Group corporate and technology practice partner and co-founder of the firm, said that the addition of Kish propels the firm to the next level of full service for its sophisticated and demanding clientele.