Publisher description for Implementing collaboration technologies in industry : case examples and lessons learned / Bjrn Erik Munkvold (ed.) .


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Collaboration technologies play a vital role in modern business by providing the infrastructure for key strategies such as collaborative commerce, knowledge management, process improvement, virtual teamwork and e-learning. This book provides a wide-ranging overview of current experiences from industry on the organisational implementation and use of these technologies. It focuses on strategies for overcoming obstacles in the implementation process, and measures that can be taken to enable effective use. Among the key features are: - Overview of the current state of the area of collaboration technologies; - A review of empirical research and a taxonomy of implementation factors; - Six case studies covering different collaboration technologies and organisational settings; - Practical solutions and guidelines for the implementation team. This book will be essential reading for project managers, implementation team members and IT managers. It will also be of interest to anyone researching or studying in relevant areas.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Information technology -- Management.
Communication in organizations.
Teams in the workplace.
Business networks.
Computer networks.