Robert Davison describes a virtual team as being a group of individuals who work across boundaries but means of communication technology.
There are several types of virtual teams:
- Networked teams
- Parallel teams
- Project development teams
- Work, production or functional teams
- Service teams
- Offshore ISD teams
Robert Davis has written an excellent paper entitled Virtual Teams: Creating Synergies through Organizational Partnerships which can be downloaded as a PDF below.