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.

Noteworthy technology acquisitions 2021

Pandemic gives the UK government's digital services a boost

Pandemic gives the UK government's digital services a boost

Millions of UK citizens turned to public-sector digital services during the COVID-19 outbreak. With many wanting to make that shift permanent, how can government organisations offer the best possible experience for users?

Q&A: Phil Libin on the future of work — and why an office return is a bad idea

Q&A: Phil Libin on the future of work — and why an office return is a bad idea

The serial startup founder talks about his companies' decision to become fully distributed and why other organizations should be following in their footsteps.

How Google Workplace helped the RSPCA carry on during the pandemic

How Google Workplace helped the RSPCA carry on during the pandemic

The RSPCA, an animal charity group, first rolled out Google's suite of software tools a decade ago. It's still reaping the benefits.

Asana takes aim at the enterprise with new workflow features

Asana takes aim at the enterprise with new workflow features

The task management platform is rolling out a host of new capabilities aimed at improving collaboration and security for its enterprise customers.

How Leeds is making its name as a digital powerhouse

How Leeds is making its name as a digital powerhouse

As the digital economy in cities like Leeds continues to thrive, it’s becoming clear that London no longer has a monopoly when it comes to tech roles.

Box moves to tackle the shift to hybrid workplaces

Box moves to tackle the shift to hybrid workplaces

The content management platform is making changes it hopes will help workers better find, share, and use the data and information they need to remain productive in an increasingly hybrid-workplace world.

In Leeds,  UK healthcare innovation gets a broad push

In Leeds, UK healthcare innovation gets a broad push

Scores of organisations in Leeds, which is also the home of the NHS Digital and NHSX, are playing a vital role in accelerating the use of digital technologies across the health sector.

Zoom’s $14.7B acquisition bid for Five9 falls apart

Zoom’s $14.7B acquisition bid for Five9 falls apart

Shareholders of the cloud-based contact center Five9 rejected the all-stock deal, which Zoom had hoped would allow it to broaden its reach beyond video.

UK government: Future Fund scheme has helped 158 firms

UK government: Future Fund scheme has helped 158 firms

The UK Chancellor of the Exchequer last year launched the Future Fund to help start-ups and innovative companies during the pandemic. Here’s a look at six of the tech firms that benefited from the government’s financial backing.

Zoom talks up a video-centric workplace

Zoom talks up a video-centric workplace

At this week's Zoomtopia event, the company rolled out plans for video call centers, better transcription and translation features, integrated whiteboards, and hot-desking options for the hybrid workplace.

Otter.ai expands reach of Otter Assistant for video chats

Otter.ai expands reach of Otter Assistant for video chats

The virtual assistant, rolled out for Zoom users in May, gains support for three more platforms: Microsoft Teams, Google Meet and Cisco Webex.

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