Open Source Groupware Software
Comparison of the Best Online Groupware Software
Collaborative applications, also known as groupware software, are designed to
ease and integrate the work on a project, contributed by several users, working
on diferrent workstations. Groupware are quite useful tools but it is difficult
to convince people to use it. In order to implement it within your company, you
would need to train people how to use it, for if they feel uncomfortable with
it, they won't use it. Find more details about GroupWare here
Once you have decided to use groupware software, here comes the dilemma: which groupware tool to choose for your web site? In this article we will compare three of the best free groupware tools: dotProject, eGroupware and phpGroupware.
How to Start Your Groupware Web Project?
To start your groupware project you need to open a hosting account and install the project management tool, you chose to use. To run a successful project with any of these tools, you will need a reliable hosting provider, offering groupware-optimized servers and expert support assistance. SiteGround web hosting services are the best choice for your project website and you can sign up for an account here:
eGroupWare is an
Open Source enterprise groupware application, which
will help your team collaborate much easier with
each other. With eGroupware you will be able to manage
your business contacts, meetings and appointments, todo
schedules and many more for your whole business.
eGroupWare is a server-based
tool. It has its own web-interface and you are able to access your data from any platform all over the planet.
eGroupWare is also accessible via groupware clients,
such as Kontact, Evolution, Outlook and also with your mobile or PDA via SyncML.
With SiteGround eGroupware hosting services you can have free installation of
eGroupware on your website.
phpGroupWare is a
PHP-based, multi-user groupware application. It
integrates about 50 web-based tools, such as Calendar, Addressbook, advanced Projects manager, Todo List, Notes, Email, Newsgroup- and Headlines Reader, Filemanager,
etc. The calendar supports repeating events and will alarm
you for the upcoming events.
The phpGroupware system as a whole supports user
and admin preferences, themes manager, user permissions
and groups and multi-language support. It includes modules to setup and
modify the working environment. The phpGroupware
suite is built on an advanced Application Programming Interface (API).
With SiteGround phpGroupware hosting services you can have an affordable professional installation of
phpGroupware on your website.