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Last modified: Thursday, September 30, 2004 

A class of software that helps groups of colleagues (workgroups) attached to a local-area network organize their activities. Typically, groupware supports the following operations:
  • scheduling meetings and allocating resources
  • password protection for documents
  • electronic newsletters
  • file distribution
  • Groupware is sometimes called workgroup productivity software.

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    Tom's CSCW and Groupware Index 
    Extensive collection of links to sites related to Computer-Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW), groupware and teamware.

    Computer conferencing software references
    Offers an overview on choosing web based conferencing software, as well as links to resources for web conferencing software and systems, product reviews, articles, and related resource links.

    DeLiberation product page
    The DeLiberation Consultative Framework is a service that supports group discussions via e-mail. This site provides links to a press release, product information, and customer success stories.

    Groupware research group
    Home page of the University of Calgary's GroupLab project, a research group focusing on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW), groupware, and HCI. Their site offers information on their projects and research activities, publications, participants, and contact information.

    NCSA's Habanero project
    Describes the Habanero project at NCSA. Habanero is new version of groupware-based applications whose object-sharing framework enables software developers to easily transform single-user applications into multi-user, shared applications.

    Yahoo!'s groupware company page
    Yahoo!'s directory of groupware companies.

    Yahoo!'s groupware page
    Yahoo!'s directory of groupware.

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    Same-Page: Groupware Software - Provides web-based project management and intranet/extranet software for online collaboration. Features file sharing, scheduling, and task management.

    LogMeIn: Groupware Software - Offers remote access to a PC from any Web browser or PDA. Includes secure, multiple-user access and file access with rapid deployment.

    Hoover's: Groupware Software - Provides in-depth business and public/private company information, including profiles, industry overviews, financials, officers, competitors and news.

    KnowledgeStorm: Groupware Software IT Solutions - Business technology search site offering software, service, reseller and hardware information on thousands of IT solutions.

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    local-area network

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    team groupware


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