Using Binfire By Rotary Financial For Online Collaborative Project Management And File Sharing
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The following memo will recommend the use of Binfire by Rotary Financial for online collaborative project management and file sharing. Recommendation is based on an analysis of the potential benefits and potential risks and challenges of implementing collaborative technology at Rotary Financial. The recommendation will also include a discussion of how to mitigate potential risks and challenges of implementing this software.
Collaborative Software: Background
Many organizations have developed collaborative project tools due to the increasing need for multi-site collaboration in the global market (Romano, Chen, & Nunamaker, 2002). Commonly referred to as groupware, online collaborative project management systems were developed to automate regular group meeting activities (Corbitt & Martz, 2003). Groupware can function in different capacities as: content management systems, discussion boards, project management tools, or a combination of all three. This helps groups with members working over multiple geographical cites to collaborate (Raman, 2006). The need for multi-site collaboration and file sharing has recently been identified in Rotary Financial.
Rotary Financial has not yet developed a unique collaborative project management system, or adopted an existing generic system. In the past, while Rotary may have benefited from such a system, it was not necessary. Moving forward the adoption of such a solution will be unavoidable. With the expansion of