The term Technological Osmosis is a jargon term used in technically focused organizations that rely heavily on email communication. The term refers to the ability to understand a technical requirement even though the requirement has not been communicated. The term evolved to add levity the common communication Faux Pas of neglecting to attach a document.

Usually used in the negative.
Example:

Sender - "Please design the solution in accordance to the attached requirement's document"

Response - "I am sorry that I lack technological osmosis skills, please attach the attachment to the previous email."
by J. Steel February 11, 2010

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