Groupware has changed the manner in which we communicate with family, friends, and colleagues. Our friends at Read/Write Web have an excellent primer for those interested. Here's an excerpt:

The term groupware refers to applications that facilitate real-time communication, coordination and collaboration amongst groups of people. A number of startups are working hard to develop the nascent groupware market, so in this post we identify some of those startups and provide an overview of where the market is heading.

[tags] groupware, real-time communication, collaboration,, eoecho [/tags]