Outfitting a Groove Workspace with Tools

A team’s manager, as well as each of its participants, needs to keep track of and resolve issues, coordinate tasks, report on their progress, and exchange and evaluate ideas—all while creating and updating documents and related information. Although tools such as e-mail, file shares on servers and shared computers, Web sites, and even specialized collaboration applications support particular tasks and processes, they don’t always support consistent data access or provide context and information about the daily activities that a distributed workforce needs. That’s where Groove workspace tools come into play. A standard workspace can include tools that support project planning, file sharing, discussions, ...

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