Groupware and collaborative software are phrases that refers to workgroup productivity software that enables users within a local-area network (LAN) to organize their activity and share information. By helping users work together in a collaborative fashion despite being located remotely from each other at times, groupware can help facilitate scheduling meetings, handle email, allocate resources, collaborating on documents and other rich media, and more.
From collaborative software tools to essential services, our groupware dictionary offers a glossary of important terms you need to know.
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