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Various forms of '''technology''' can support or hinder collaboration.
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==Groupware==
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Groupware is software designed for multi-person use. Other terms for groupware include collaborative technologies.
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While there are different ways to classify groupware, some major types are
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* e-mail (include ftp?)
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* conferencing software (remote desktop control, screen sharing)
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* virtual office (usually centers around file sharing)
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* project management
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* messaging (text messaging such as IM)
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* workflow
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* electronic meeting support (brainstorming, voting)
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* calendar and scheduling
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* interactive web (e.g., wiki)
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==Tools==
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...display: projectors, whiteboards...
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...communication: telephones, ...
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...other: voting tools, ...
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==Relevant Conferences==
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* CSCW
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* ECSCW
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* Groupware
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* [http://www.acm.org/cscw2004/related.html ACM's list of related conferences]
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Latest revision as of 02:50, 6 October 2005

Various forms of technology can support or hinder collaboration.

Groupware[]

Groupware is software designed for multi-person use. Other terms for groupware include collaborative technologies.

While there are different ways to classify groupware, some major types are

  • e-mail (include ftp?)
  • conferencing software (remote desktop control, screen sharing)
  • virtual office (usually centers around file sharing)
  • project management
  • messaging (text messaging such as IM)
  • workflow
  • electronic meeting support (brainstorming, voting)
  • calendar and scheduling
  • interactive web (e.g., wiki)

Tools[]

...display: projectors, whiteboards... ...communication: telephones, ... ...other: voting tools, ...

Relevant Conferences[]