information island

information island

(jargon)
A body of information (i.e. electronic files) that needs to be shared but has no network connection.
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the phenomenon of information island, no interoperability, no data sharing, directly affect the timeliness and accuracy of personnel decisions, restricts the overall development of the hospital.
Indeed, the Web itself became another information island (albeit from the standpoint of size, continent might be a more accurate metaphor) and compounded the problem for those seeking information.
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Description of the project: Renovation of the building envelope according to the original findings 50 / 60s, reconstruction and reconstruction of interior rooms for school labs, information islands, and visitor areas with interactive learning areas Restructuring of current seawater engineering.
Widespread 5G connectivity will eliminate information islands, boost the prosperity of a digitalized sharing economy, and promote changes to existing production methods and lifestyles.
Historically, healthcare IT systems have operated like private information islands, withholding the transfer of patient medical records to providers using EHR systems built by competitors.
Equally, says Trampoline, they can expose information islands, bottlenecks and areas of duplication.
After passing through Orientation and Help islands, a user can be transported to one of SL's Information Islands.
Establishing an effective data sharing environment is one way to bridge these information islands.
Information Islands develop when researchers run applications on several platforms.
This integration demonstrates an added layer of connectivity among workplace software solutions that currently function as information islands.
Without a relentless effort to continue innovating, Decision Management tends to slip back into silos, leaving businesses struggling to bridge information islands," said David Lightfoot, vice president of product management for FICO.
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