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stovepipe

a pipe that serves as a flue to a stove

stovepipe

[′stōv‚pīp]
(engineering)
Large-diameter pipe made of sheet steel.

stovepipe

A metal pipe for conducting smoke, gases, etc., from a stove to a chimney flue.
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Yet, after the 2002 LRS merger the LRS developed into a functionally stovepiped organization.
There you'll find an often manual, stovepiped process that has failed to keep pace with the growing size, scope and complexity of today's clinical trials.
It is my experience that stovepiped engineering departments are individually effective--they just don't work well enough together in the context of hardware/software systems development.
Projects that are stovepiped contain phases that occur independently with little or no overlap process or hand-off between phases.
Most importantly the DTTF will exercise broad oversight so that initiatives do not optimize stovepiped processes at the expense of the greater joint distribution system.
It's a bit stovepiped, and the ABCS was designed to integrate these stovepiped systems.
Meanwhile, the proliferation of stovepiped applications calls into question the integrity, authenticity, and consistency of your content.
One of the underlying goals of the reinventing government movement is to sweep away traditional rules, hierarchies, and organization boundaries in order to unleash public officials, turning rule-bound, stovepiped bureaucrats into dynamic public leaders.
Over the years, we've developed stovepiped systems to fit separate transportation business processes.
To stave off an insurrection, stovepiped organizational access soon prevailed.
I felt there were too many of them," he says, "and that they were somewhat stovepiped.
On the back is a picture of a 1911 pistol, with a casing stovepiped in the ejection port, and the bold legend "The West Wasn't Won With A Jammed-Up Gun.