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Table: Collaborative Commerce


How some of the biggest names in Corporate America are using the new software

PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) uses collaborative tools to manage the research and development of drugs. This enables its far-flung researchers to share documents in virtual work spaces. Other tools let researchers simultaneously work on applications such as disease mapping software.

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Ford (F) is using 900 virtual work spaces to design cars and hold meetings. In one project, Ford used digital conference rooms from eRoom to manage the formation of the auto industry e-marketplace Covisint. Lawyers from law firms and three auto makers shared virtual rooms to haggle over contracts.

SUPPLY CHAIN

Contract manufacturer SCI Systems (SCI) is using software from Agile Software (AGIL) at four factories to connect its employees, customers, and suppliers together. When a customer such as Dell Computer (DELL) places an order, SCI can communicate in real time with its suppliers and Dell to manage the computer's configuration.


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