A workgroup is a collection of individuals working together on a task. Workgroup computing occurs when all the individuals have computers connected to a network that allows them to send e-mail to one another, share data files, and schedule meetings. Sophisticated workgroup systems allow users to define workflows so that data is automatically forwarded to appropriate people at each stage of a process.
- workgroup productivity package
Software software packages that include e-mail, calendar programs, scheduling programs, and other utilities that promote communication between users on a local-area network.
- working directory
The directory in which you are currently working. Pathnames that do not start with the root directory are assumed by the operating system to start from the working directory.
(1) A type of computer used for engineering applications (CAD/CAM), desktop publishing, software development, and other types of applications that require a moderate amount of computing power and relatively high quality graphicscapabilities. Workstations generally come with a large, high-resolution graphics screen, at least 64 MB (megabytes) of RAM, built-in network support, and a graphical user […]
- world roaming
A GSM technology that allows some digital mobile phones to be used in different parts of the world.
(1) A program or algorithm that replicates itself over a computer network and usually performs malicious actions, such as using up the computer’s resources and possibly shutting the system down.