Workgroup Middleware for Distributed Projects*

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Workgroup Middleware for Distributed Projects*
We have developed a middleware framework for workgroup environments that can support distributed software development and a variety of other application domains requiring document management and change management for distributed projects. The framework enables hypermedia-based integration of arbitrary legacy and new information resources available via a range of protocols, not necessarily known in advance to us as the general framework developers nor even to the environment instance designers. The repositories in which such information resides may be dispersed across the Internet and/or an organizational intranet. The framework also permits a range of client models for user and tool interaction, and applies an extensible suite of collaboration services, including but not limited to multi-participant workflow and coordination, to their information retrievals and updates. That is, the framework is interposed between clients, services and repositories -- thus "middleware". We e...
Gail E. Kaiser, Stephen E. Dossick
Added 05 Aug 2010
Updated 05 Aug 2010
Type Conference
Year 1998
Authors Gail E. Kaiser, Stephen E. Dossick
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