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Integration of Virtual Project Spaces into the BMW Group Partner Portal.

Integration of Virtual Project Spaces into the BMW Group Partner Portal.

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This paper focuses on the product development process. It analyzes state-of-the-art collaboration workflows, and industry-standard collaboration tool functionalities. It then compares these with new tool and process concepts from industrial and academic research and development. New concepts of user-interaction are introduced, which will allow the...

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... Virtual Project Space is currently been implemented within the BMW Group Partner Portal based on the software "Teamcenter Community" by the company UGS (see Figure 6 and Figure 7 "Teamcenter Community" builds upon Microsoft`s "Sharepoint Services" adding special enhancements for collaborative engineering. This software architecture allows for a modularized approach so that individual virtual project spaces can be tailored to the specific needs of a project. ...

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