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...Applications What do we mean by groupware anyway? Groupware1 (McGovern,2003), in a comprehensive form, can be understood as programs or softwares or tools that facilitate people work together as a ‘group’ while being ‘distant’ from each other. These can be synchronous groupware (real time collaboration) like instant messenger, shared whiteboards, screen, application sharing tools, e-talk, audio-video conferencing tools etc. or asynchronous groupware (not real time collaboration) like email, calendar, email listing, discussion group, workflow, document manager etc. Arnisted2 (2001) categorizes and differentiate these softwares as family software and business software depending upon contact... ?Database...