Designing Online Collaboration Tool for Managing Postgraduate Education with New Web Technologies
Today, collaboration tools and information systems are beginning to gain more attention in business life with the rapid development of communication and information technologies, which are accelerating business processes and increasing cooperation. Particularly in the globalized world economy, various scattered teams working on the same project are experiencing problems in terms of communication, synchronization and information sharing. Web-based collaborative technologies extend beyond the organization and traditional collaborative methods, helping participants in different geographies work together in a synchronized way. Within the same scope, various information systems and collaboration tools used in universities make the business processes practical and facilitated. Through these various information systems and collaboration tools used, it is easier for students, academic and administrative staff to manage, plan and control the processes. In this context, the information systems within the university that are examined in this context are generally used with a variety of information and document-sharing purposes, and they are not designed as a collaboration tool. Within the scope of this problem, the aim of this study is to increase the cooperation and communication among the student, the advisor, the department and the institute through a comprehensive collaboration tool, developed using various web technologies, thus making the process more manageable. Through the proposed structure, it will also make it possible for the advisor, the department and the institute to monitor the process related to the thesis stage of students. The process can be monitored instantaneously to optimize the managing process through this collaboration tool, which is designed as an interactive platform, and the necessary communication network can be realized on this platform.
Keywords: online collaboration, postgraduate studies, new web technologies, management process
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