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 email. See Slack, groupware, application sharing, wiki, email, instant messaging, chat, blog, data conferencing and videoconferencing.
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The company said with more than 85% of Persistent Systems business coming from US clients, the opening of a local collaborative software development center enables Persistent Systems to further bolster and boost its ties with regional companies in providing next generation cloud computing, analytics, mobility and social collaboration solutions.
IBM Corp and Lotus Development Corp executives have founded a new collaborative software start-up in the shape of Engenia Software Inc, based in Reston, Virginia.
The announcement underscores the growing momentum of collaborative software standards and solutions for Power Architecture platforms underway within Power.
Panels like Collaborative Software, Digital Media, Amateur Content and Double Bottom-Line, underline these new opportunities and the business strategies needed to make the most of them.

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