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.

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Noteworthy technology acquisitions 2021

Noteworthy technology acquisitions 2021

Global tech merger-and-acquisition deals totaled $634.1 billion in 2020, an increase of 91.8% year-on-year. Can 2021 match that for blockbuster activity?

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.

21 top fintech startups in the UK

21 top fintech startups in the UK

These are UK's best fintech startups, from challenger banks to savings apps and open-banking platforms.

What this year’s A-level results mean for the UK tech industry

What this year’s A-level results mean for the UK tech industry

Record numbers of students are choosing to study computer science, but is enough being done to address the gender imbalance that exists in STEM subjects?

How to make the hybrid workplace a success

How to make the hybrid workplace a success

How can IT leaders implement hybrid and remote policies that benefit both employees and employers long term? Here’s expert advice to help organizations get it right from day one.

Podcast: Google makes its own chip for the Pixel 6, plus how to make hybrid work successful

Podcast: Google makes its own chip for the Pixel 6, plus how to make hybrid work successful

Google announced that its new system on a chip, called Tensor, will power the upcoming the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro phones. Google says Tensor will improve the Pixel's camera system and its speech recognition abilities, among other...

Cisco takes aim at meeting fatigue with Vidcast

Cisco takes aim at meeting fatigue with Vidcast

The company is looking to boost productivity and provide greater workday flexibility with the use of asynchronous video.

Don’t blame the track-and-trace app for the UK’s ‘pingdemic’

Don’t blame the track-and-trace app for the UK’s ‘pingdemic’

Earlier this month, more than 600,000 people in England were told to isolate in just one week by the nation's troubled track-and-trace app. Businesses complained. Government officials differed on what to do. And now interest in the...

Zoom eyes new video needs in a hybrid workplace world

Zoom eyes new video needs in a hybrid workplace world

Although videoconferencing remains a fixture in the business world, how is Zoom looking to move beyond the pandemic and support a changing workplace?

Zoom buys cloud contact center Five9 for $14.7B

Zoom buys cloud contact center Five9 for $14.7B

The popular videoconferencing firm may be looking to move beyond video with the purchase, which gives it a new way to expand services.

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