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collaborative software

Software that allows people to work together on the same documents and projects over local and remote networks. IBM Notes (originally 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 email. See Slack, groupware, application sharing, wiki, email, instant messaging, chat, blog, data conferencing and videoconferencing.
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ENPNewswire-August 26, 2019--Unisys Selected by State of Georgia to Provide State Workers with Secure, Efficient Access to Cloud-Based Email and Collaboration Tools
This partnership will enable mobile workforces to access cloud-based collaboration tools from their own devices with an increased level of security and greater cost savings.
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The future of business requires collaboration tools that extend business and defy distance and time.
With Freshconnect, the entire history of the ticket and discussion is available to both Freshdesk users and collaborators, unlike other collaboration tools where this information is shared partially by copy pasting information and links.
Despite the number of collaboration tools that have attempted to kill email, getting work done continues to be a lot of work, and email remains the backbone of nearly every professional organization's communication.
Difficulty with electronic collaboration tools: Some people are hesitant to use collaboration tools such as video teleconference (VTC) or Web-based meeting programs because of the effort required to coordinate an electronic meeting, the difficulty in using the available tools, the poor quality of the tools (delayed video and audio, etc.), or because not every team member has access to the tool.
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