If an American associate asks you how often you ping your staff, don't get over-excited. To ping means to get their attention. From a computer networking technique, it may be an abbreviation for 'Packet Internet Groper' but also owes a lot to the sound made by sonar equipment, which does a similar job. To 'ping' is to send out a signal to see which of an organisation's computers are present, switched on and paying attention. You can see how this might ring a bell in business life.
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