Today's large projects often are geographically dispersed which means that people and teams may spread across different production locations and time zones. Geographically dispersed projects generate specific problems for management in directing the project as well as, tracking teams and their progress. The authors have had industrial experiences in how to support the project management using modern intranet technologies in connection with legacy database systems. The approach is specifically based on a mature teamwork process
Petsch, Wolfram; Becker, Shirley; and Glynn, Seamus, "Managing teamwork in a highly distributed project" (1997). AMCIS 1997 Proceedings. 187.