72772-7 The all-new decision-maker's guide to intranets and groupware. With today's new intranet and groupware technologies, you can dramatically improve collaboration and teamwork throughout your enterprise-and beyond. This book is a complete decision-maker's guide to leveraging those technologies. It will help you: *Compare intranet and traditional groupware solutions. *Understand powerful new hybrid solutions that combine groupware security with the Web's extraordinary flexibility. *Discover the state-of-the-art in messaging, workflow, electronic meetings, and videoconferencing. *Focus on the real issues involved in designing, implementing, using, and managing groupware. Edited by David Coleman, the industry's leading expert on groupware, this book presents extensive new groupware research, some of it published here for the first time. It also includes the views of more than 20 leading industry experts, including internationally known players like Ronni Marshak and Lotus' Jeff Papows.Through extensive case studies in diverse industries such as consulting, construction, and hardware/software development, you'll learn exactly what's working-and the lessons early adopters have learned.
You'll also learn what to expect next, as distributed meetings, virtual offices, collaborative presentations, and desktop videoconferencing come of age. Groupware also contains a comprehensive directory of resources, including Web sites and URLs, interest groups, lists of vendors and products, events, newsletters, and conferences and much more. For many companies, the right decisions about groupware and intranet technology have improved productivity by 30%, 40%, or more. If it's your job to make those decisions, this book delivers all the focused, up-to-date expert advice you'll need.