COLUMN: Editorial Pointers
DEPARTMENT: News Track
COLUMN: Digital Village
Malicious software knows no bounds.
COLUMN: Log on Education
Is the computer the device that can change the campus as we know it?
Roger C. Schank
COLUMN: On Site
Using the Internet to help cope with disaster.
Scientific and policy leaders interact during a rare but useful workshop on Capitol Hill.
Jon M. Peha
Reexamining U.S. copyright laws.
Vir V. Phoha
COLUMN: Technical Opinion
Using advanced technologies to support both sellers and buyers.
Zakaria Maamar, Eric Dorion, Catherine Daigle
SPECIAL ISSUE: Collaborative Virtual Design Environments
Computer-generated animated and enhanced movies and training simulations are now commonplace because of an exponential increase in cost-effective computer power and software robustness. Today, pilots and astronauts routinely …
James M. Ragusa, Grace M. Bochenek
General Motors proved fertile ground for implementing collaborative technologies for designing cars.
Randall C. Smith
R. Bowen Loftin
Creating a productive collaborative environment requires a delicate balance of technology, knowledge, and trust.
Mark Maybury, Ray D'Amore, David House
Simon Su, R. Bowen Loftin
Vague discrete modeling is a flexible and adaptable means for designers to express and shape ideas in a collaborative environment.
Imre Horváth, Zoltán Rusák
A high-performance solution offers faster 3D representation of users by avatars without compromising real-time interactivity.
Cristian Luciano, Pat Banerjee, Sanjay Mehrotra
SPECIAL ISSUE: Global Applications of Collaborative Technology
Collaborative technologies, sometimes referred to as "groupware applications" given their deployment to support groups of individuals engaging in collaborative tasks, have developed rapidly in the last few years. Much of this …
Robert Davison, Gert-Jan De Vreede
Recent interviews with GVT leaders and members offer critical
advice from the trenches regarding the challenges and coping
strategies for collaborating on a global scale.
Line Dubé, Guy Paré
Technology does not make cultural and business boundaries disappear simply because it exists.
Sue Newell, Shan L. Pan, Robert D. Galliers, Jimmy C. Huang
Communication technologies can supplement, but never supplant, the value of social bonds and trusting relationships.
Séamas Kelly, Matthew Jones
Communicating over differing continents and time zones is not an obstacle when the quality and tone of the communication are viewed as important as the project at hand.
Gerardine DeSanctis, Matthew Wright, Lu Jiang
Acknowledging cultural differences helps companies build the strongest global virtual teams and determine the strongest tools they need.
Anne P. Massey, Mitzi Montoya-Weiss, Caisy Hung, V. Ramesh
Case study findings from several corporate environments suggest that successful virtualization does not depend on the degree of technological sophistication. It's how the tools are used that matters.
Sajda Qureshi, Ilze Zigurs
Using incentive-based approaches to match interested buyers and sellers.
Ram D. Gopal, Zhiping Walter, Arvind K. Tripathi
Improving Web searching with user preferences.
Eric J. Glover, Steve Lawrence, Michael D. Gordon, William P. Birmingham, C. Lee Giles
Surveying the transition from conventional to Internet-based publishing mechanisms.
J. Leon Zhao, Vincent H. Resh
COLUMN: Inside Risks
Peter G. Neumann, Lauren Weinstein