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group·ware

 (gro͞op′wâr′)
n.
Software that integrates work on a single project by several concurrent users at separated workstations.
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groupware

(ˈɡruːpˌwɛə)
n
(Computer Science) software that enables computers within a group or organization to work together, allowing users to exchange electronic-mail messages, access shared files and databases, use video conferencing, etc
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group•ware

(ˈgrup wɛər)
n.
software enabling a group to work together on common projects, share data, and synchronize schedules, esp. through networked computers.
[1985–90]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.groupware - software that can be used by a group of people who are working on the same information but may be distributed in space
software, software package, software program, software system, computer software, package - (computer science) written programs or procedures or rules and associated documentation pertaining to the operation of a computer system and that are stored in read/write memory; "the market for software is expected to expand"
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groupware: Software that allows people to share documents and work collaboratively
jointly announced that they have reached an agreement to collaborate on providing Cybozu Garoon, Cybozu's enterprise groupware product, under the Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model.
Due to the educational benefit of the collaborative web exploration, various designs of face-to-face web exploration groupware that support learners to search the web information together was proposed.
GBS Enterprises (OTCBB:GBSX) announced on Thursday that it has acquired Germany-based software and solutions provider GroupWare AG.
Tokyo, Jan 21, 2009 - (JCN) - NTT Communications (NTT Com) announced plans for a January 21 launch of webmail and groupware services on its secure software as a service (SaaS) platform under BizCITY, a suite of enterprise services on a comprehensive ICT platform that customers can access securely from anywhere.
With the late-20th-century phenomenon of Bowling Alone (as described in Robert Putnam's book), we grew more isolated as couch potatoes and screen-agers, but with the exponential growth in social networking services and groupware tools we seem to be getting together again.
Senokian Solutions, based at the Business Innovation Centre at Binley Business Park, Binley, Coventry, won the award for its Enterprise Groupware System (EGS).
Under the agreement Technology Nexus will integrate Bynari's Insight Connector and Insight Webclient products in its Neon and Memo Messaging and Groupware Servers to provide a complete collaboration suite for Outlook clients, web-based clients, and Linux clients for enterprise customers.
Groupware applications such as e-mail, electronic bulletin boards, instant messaging, and computer conferencing are important tools for increasing office communication and productivity, but relatively little is known about the factors involved in choosing to employ this technology.
When asked whether they maintained their contact and prospect lists in groupware applications (question 16), 75% answered affirmatively; two years later that average dropped to 72%.