We used to know what “collaboration” meant. But in the 21st century we can collaborate “in person,” or through chat, or video chat, or through email, or “waves,” or 3D avatars in a virtual environment.
Are they all the same thing? Or does the new technology for collaboration mean new kinds of collaboration?
Organizational Systems PhD student Jan Spencer has looked at the issue, and has an answer.
Let us know what you think. Has technology changed the way you work with others? Is it for the better?