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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Group collaboration software, which allows people to work together on projects, is a test of "sharing" skills, allowing users to access the same address book, calendar, e-mail clients, and work files.
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This patent-pending technology puts Ikimbo at the technological forefront, as we are the only group collaboration software tool to make file sharing this complete, organized and with an assortment of choices for individuals and group administrators.