Cooperative Information Systems over the Internet and the WWW

TitleCooperative Information Systems over the Internet and the WWW
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication1999
AuthorsBouras, C, Triantafillou, V, Destounis, P, Garofalakis, J, Tzimas, J, Zarafidis, P
Conference NameEUROMEDIA 99-APTEC, Munich, Germany
Date Published25 - 28 April

In this paper we present a WWW-based approach for the
development of a system supporting information sharing
within an organizational environment. The system developed
is exploiting Intranet and Extranet technologies enabling
asynchronous and synchronous cooperation, manipulation of
information from heterogeneous sources, security and easy
administration, providing in parallel advanced communication
facilities. We propose an innovative approach for the
development of shared workspaces over WWW, based on
state-of-the-art software platforms, integrating WWW and
database technologies. The whole system was developed
under a project funded by the Greek General Secretariat of
Research and Technology and aims in the efficient
distribution and management of information between and
within different types of local authorities (Municipalities,