Charlotte Trueman

Staff Writer

Charlotte Trueman is a staff writer at Computerworld. She joined IDG in 2016 after graduating with a degree in English and American Literature from the University of Kent. Trueman covers collaboration, focusing on videoconferencing, productivity software, AR/VR and issues around sustainability.

Asana adds features to reduce distractions, improve video chats

The best UK universities for computer science and IT degrees

The best UK universities for computer science and IT degrees

Interested in a tech career, and still struggling over which university to attend? Here are 10 of the best British universities offering computer science and IT related degrees.

Otter.ai launches Otter Assistant to help Zoom-fatigued workers

Otter.ai launches Otter Assistant to help Zoom-fatigued workers

Otter.ai this week unveiled a new tool for Zoom: a virtual assistant that can automatically join Zoom meetings, takes notes, and share them with meeting participants.

Vaccine passports: The answer to re-opening the UK economy?

Vaccine passports: The answer to re-opening the UK economy?

The UK government has announced people will be able to prove their vaccine status via the NHS app, but the scheme raises questions about fairness, privacy, and implementation.

Could digital platforms help bolster UK workers' mental health?

Could digital platforms help bolster UK workers' mental health?

As numerous studies show the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the mental health of UK workers, Kooth CEO Tim Barker explains how companies can better support their employees.

How Asana helped CityFibre’s marketing team boost productivity

How Asana helped CityFibre’s marketing team boost productivity

Not happy with its patchwork of collaboration tools, CityFibre’s marketing team spearheaded the search for a work management platform and landed on Asana.

Atlassian launches Jira Work Management, opening its Jira platform to all business teams

Atlassian launches Jira Work Management, opening its Jira platform to all business teams

Workplace management platform Jira is no longer just for software developers; Jira Work Management now supports all enterprise business teams.

Google Meet gets a UI refresh to help ‘deepen the meeting experience’

Google Meet gets a UI refresh to help ‘deepen the meeting experience’

The latest Google Meet update aims to make video calls more immersive, inclusive, and productive.

How Kooth PLC uses Slack to improve the well-being of both employees and customers

How Kooth PLC uses Slack to improve the well-being of both employees and customers

Kooth CEO Tim Barker explains how an employee-led initiative helped the company step up its internal communication strategy.

Starting a new job in a pandemic: Virtual onboarding to the rescue

Starting a new job in a pandemic: Virtual onboarding to the rescue

Like most new pandemic-induced working practices, remote onboarding is here to stay. How can employers make the process, from device provisioning and training to helping new hires feel welcome, as seamless as possible?

UK government urged to give home workers the ‘right to disconnect’

UK government urged to give home workers the ‘right to disconnect’

As Ireland gives all employees a legal "right to disconnect," burnt-out remote workers in the UK are urging the government to follow suit.

The Microsoft-Nuance Deal: A new push for voice technology?

The Microsoft-Nuance Deal: A new push for voice technology?

Microsoft's decision to buy Nuance for $19.7 billion highlights how important voice-activated technology is already in healthcare and how ubiquitous it might become elsewhere.

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