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, future of work and issues around diversity and inclusion in the tech sector.

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Stewart Butterfield announces he’s stepping down as Slack’s CEO

Stewart Butterfield announces he’s stepping down as Slack’s CEO

Less than a week after co-CEO Bret Taylor said he would be departing Salesforce, Slack’s founder has also announced his decision to leave the company.

UK set to mandate right to request flexible work from first day on the job

UK set to mandate right to request flexible work from first day on the job

The UK government has legislation in the works that will formalize flexible working, increasing the number of remote-work requests workers are entitled to and shortening the time employers have to respond.

IBM, Maersk scuttle blockchain-based TradeLens supply chain platform

IBM, Maersk scuttle blockchain-based TradeLens supply chain platform

IBM and Maersk are closing TradeLens by the first quarter next year, after the blockchain-based supply chain service failed to attract enough users to be commercially viable.

HP to cut up to 6,000 staff in plan to mitigate PC market softness

HP to cut up to 6,000 staff in plan to mitigate PC market softness

Posting an 11.2% decline in quarterly revenue as the PC market continues to experience a downturn, HP said it would cut staff, joining other manufacturers that are resorting to job cuts to navigate the financial challenges this year.

Tech layoffs in 2022: A timeline

Tech layoffs in 2022: A timeline

As global economic turbulence deepens, technology companies are looking to weather the storm by reducing headcount.

Zoom sales growth slows as online business slumps in post-pandemic era

Zoom sales growth slows as online business slumps in post-pandemic era

As organizations continue to push for the return of in-person work, Zoom’s earnings show the company has challenges in the post-pandemic business landscape, even as enterprise sales stay steady.

Autumn Statement: UK gov't tax reform, new regulations hit tech sector

Autumn Statement: UK gov't tax reform, new regulations hit tech sector

In his Autumn Statement, the UK’s new chancellor, Jeremy Hunt, unveiled a slew of new measures to boost regulation, investment and innovation in the country’s tech sector.

Offboarding processes pose security risks as job turnover increases: Report

Offboarding processes pose security risks as job turnover increases: Report

Research from YouGov finds that poor offboarding practices across industries including healthcare and tech are putting companies at risk, including for loss of end-user devices and unauthorized SaaS application use.

As remote work gains favor, employees' relationships to their jobs are in flux: Report

As remote work gains favor, employees' relationships to their jobs are in flux: Report

New research from collaboration platform Miro has found that employee priorities are changing, with clear generational divides emerging when it comes to deriving value from work.

Cloud, services to fuel 3.7% jump in EMEA IT spending in 2023: Gartner

Cloud, services to fuel 3.7% jump in EMEA IT spending in 2023: Gartner

Spending on cloud and IT services will drive IT spending in EMEA to $1.3 trillion in 2023, offsetting a slump in the demand for personal devices, Gartner says.

Zoom focuses on email and contact center integrations at Zoomtopia 2022

Zoom focuses on email and contact center integrations at Zoomtopia 2022

After becoming the darling of the videoconferencing world during the pandemic, Zoom is now continuing to set its sights on adding new innovations to its wider collaborative offerings.

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