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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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Synergy Workplaces was founded in 2004 by president and CEO Laura Kozelouzek and a team of seasoned office space professionals all with one common goal: to make a positive difference in the workday, every day, for its clientele.
Seaside's victory over Synergy in the final was its third in four meetings this year.
The benefits of synergy were realized almost immediately.
The addition of KEGG data to SYNERGY represents a step toward cross-domain data integration in drug discovery," says Glenn Larsen, vice president, Preclinical Research & Development, for Genetics Institute.
McLachlan, head of the Center for Bioenvironmental Research at Tulane and Xavier Universities, where the New Orleans study was conducted, noted at the meeting that even his group couldn't replicate its initial results, though they still find small amounts of synergy.
Contains a study of the major internal and external factors affecting Synergy Energy in the form of a SWOT analysis as well as a breakdown and examination of leading product revenue streams of Synergy Energy
Synergy defeated SMBC 25-22, 25-23 to reach the final.
Synergy will play long-time nemesis Balboa Bay Quicksilver of Newport Beach, a group it has lost its past 12 meetings against.
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.
Unfortunately for second-seeded Synergy, its bid for back-to-back titles ended where it began last season, as third-seeded Outrigger snapped the team's 12-match winning streak in Junior Olympic competition with a 32-30, 17-25, 17-15 victory at the Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center in Louisville.
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.
The festival is played at various sites across the greater Sacramento area, but Synergy is based at the convention center downtown, which is where it won all three of its matches.