Definition

virtual organization

Part of the Virtualization glossary:

A virtual organization or company is one whose members are geographically apart, usually working by computer e-mail and groupware while appearing to others to be a single, unified organization with a real physical location.

This was last updated in September 2005
Posted by: Margaret Rouse

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