collaborative software

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collaborative software

Software that allows people to work together on the same documents and projects over local and remote networks. Lotus Notes is considered the father of "groupware," which was the first term coined to describe collaborative software. Also called "social software," collaborative software embraces the communications systems as well, including instant messaging, chat, videoconferencing and e-mail. See Slack, groupware, application sharing, wiki, e-mail, instant messaging, chat, blog, data conferencing and videoconferencing.
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So far, the most popular leases besides e-business are e-mail and group ware services.
Software key to sharing views and to interact," and "Good meeting -- the use of group ware was very effective -- we would never have gotten such candid reactions so quickly.
1 running on Data General's AViiON line of UNIX-based servers provides a highly reliable and highly available solution for enterprise managers seeking enhanced productivity through groupware," said Bob Young, vice president of marketing, Novell Group Ware.

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