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. 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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For group collaboration software like this to be used, the program itself must be made available to all that you wish to attend the meeting.
0: Group Collaboration Software, developed by researchers at Argonne National Laboratory, Ill.
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.