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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The results show that, overall, the global recession has had a limited impact on large-size, primarily multi-national organizations and their use of communications and collaboration tools.
Of the twelve communications and collaboration tools surveyed, different C-level executives use four to five different tools, on an average.
Contract notice: Framework agreement for project- hotel / collaboration tools in government buildings.
He also offers advice to communicators about how to convince leadership to implement social collaboration tools by focusing on the business value, rather than the technology.
In support of this primary objective, this research also measures awareness of communications and collaboration tools and identifies leading communications and collaboration providers.
Intuition Executive delivers enterprise-wide information management, decision support and collaboration tools to help companies achieve operational excellence.
A unified communication provider, research analyst firm and independent technology consultant all agree that cost both motivates and prohibits the use of video collaboration tools in the enterprise<p>Cost both motivates and prohibits the use of video collaboration tools in the enterprise, according to unified communications provider Mitel Networks Corp.
The American Bar Association (Chicago, IL) has published "The Lawyer's Guide to Collaboration Tools and Technologies: Smart Ways to Work Together," a paperback volume that focuses on how to use standard technology and the latest web-based soft ware technologies to work collaboratively on projects with colleagues, clients, co-counsel and opposing counsel.
Although the industry powerhouses have been investing in customized collaboration tools for many years, small firms can "get in the game" through affordable Web applications that install easily and present little or no risk of adoption.
com, a collaboration tool developer that's currently working with these schools, estimates that 15 percent of organizations are using online collaboration tools (audio, video, and web conferencing providers), with rapid growth expected.
But a number of simultaneous advances in technology have convinced some market watchers that the collaboration tools are set to enter the mainstream.

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