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00:52 Apr 20, 2005
English to Chinese translations [PRO] Tech/Engineering - IT (Information Technology)
English term or phrase:Good synapses fire fast
Where do you find all the bits and pieces that comprise your business intelligence? Some of the more interesting snippets are probably trapped in thousands of e-mails languishing in cluttered inboxes or in archived instant messages that no one will ever bother to access again. And no doubt there’s a lot of useful information stuck in stagnant documents or databases, moldering away on the intranet.
To qualify as intelligence, information must be both used and renewed. Good synapses fire fast and standard groupware can be too structured and rigid to support real-time, off-the-cuff data collection for workgroups or projects. Easy and informal, e-mail and IM remain the knowledge-sharing tools of choice for many employees. But after a message has been sent and read, it often drops into the network netherworld never to be seen or used again.
IMHO it does make sense in the context. It's basically saying that good ideas could be born instantaneously, and if there is not a good infrastructure in place to have the ideas captured and exploited, the good ideas could disappear instantaneously also.