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  • a  of or relating to data stored in separate databases
    stovepiped information

  • A former Boston police chief, Bratton decentralized the stovepiped NYPD, put more cops on the street and did block-by-block crime analysis, deploying patrols to hot spots.
  • As President, he continues the practice; much undigested and conflicting intelligence from Panama was "stovepiped" straight to the Chief Executive and his top aides, bypassing .
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  • Want To Become A Digital Enterprise? Cloud Computing Is One Place To Start
    Anyone attending the latest industry conferences, reading the trade press, or viewing analyst reports can be forgiven for thinking that the entire world has suddenly become digitized. But we're not quite there yet -- most organizations are still in the midst of an often painful evolution to shed manual processes and stovepiped systems to bring themselves closer to the digital realm. And the ...
    March 19, 2014 - Forbes

  • Peter Schoomaker in
    By failing to build on the assets we have, duplicating infrastructure and taking a stovepiped approach to research and development, I'm concerned that the Domestic Nuclear Detection Office would not tackle the problem but instead risk slowing down... Joe Lieberman Washington Technology Jun 20, 2005 95060 126319 stovepiped Investments in duplicative or stovepiped systems, or systems not in compliance with Army and Defense Department standards, will be terminated," Harvey and Schoomaker said in their memo.
  • President Bush in CBS News
    On the subject of FBI and CIA failures to communicate intelligence related to al Qaeda prior to the Sept. 11 attacks, Mr. Bush said, "We were kind of stovepiped."

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