Information Technology

Gartner Glossary

Application Sharing

Application sharing is defined as the ability of two or more participants to have equal and simultaneous control over the content of a document inside an application (e.g., a word processing document, spreadsheet or conference slide) over a wide-area network, local-area network or modem connection. Enables users in different locations to work together on the same documents, with shared control and editing capabilities. A component of data conferencing.

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