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.

Rising cloud revenue helps soften Microsoft’s growth slowdown

Rising cloud revenue helps soften Microsoft’s growth slowdown

Ongoing macroeconomic factors coupled with the continued decline in personal PC sales has caused Microsoft’s revenue growth to slump.

Cisco Webex supports hybrid work with new collaboration capabilities

Cisco Webex supports hybrid work with new collaboration capabilities

At the 2022 WebexOne event, Cisco announces a slew of new innovations, including a brand-new whiteboarding app and audio watermarking to better protect in-meeting conversations

Google opens up Workspace with slew of third-party integrations

Google opens up Workspace with slew of third-party integrations

Google is moving to make its Workplace collaboration and productivity software an open platform, tamping down IT manager concerns about vendor lock-in.

Tableau re-engineers dashboards, adds new analytics tools for business analysts

Tableau re-engineers dashboards, adds new analytics tools for business analysts

In its latest update, Tableau offers new dashboard, data model, predictive, and other capabilities to make it easier and faster for users to uncover data insights for business, while optimizing performance and cost.

Being back in the office is not making UK workers more productive: report

Being back in the office is not making UK workers more productive: report

Despite UK workers spending an average of three days a week in the office, new research from Slack research has found that the majority don’t believe it's where they’re most productive.

Microsoft relaunches Syntex with broad set of AI-based content management tools

Microsoft relaunches Syntex with broad set of AI-based content management tools

Defining a new category of technology labeled “content AI,” Microsoft has relaunched Syntex with a set of artificial intelligence and low-code tools to automate content creation, indexing, and discovery.

Asana boosts goal tracking, resource management, and security

Asana boosts goal tracking, resource management, and security

The new capabilities include the launch of enterprise-grade Goals and new security features to give organizations the tools to audit information and flag vulnerabilities.

EU-US data sharing agreement: Is it a done deal?

EU-US data sharing agreement: Is it a done deal?

With both Privacy Shield and Safe Harbor having been previously struck down by legal challenges, experts question whether US President Biden’s executive order implementing the new Trans-Atlantic Data Policy Framework will stand up to...

Atlassian takes aim at app sprawl with collaboration-suite subscription service

Atlassian takes aim at app sprawl with collaboration-suite subscription service

The work management vendor wants to help customers maintain autonomy and alignment by connecting teams and tools in an economically efficient way.

GoTo adds co-browsing functionality to its contact center offering

GoTo adds co-browsing functionality to its contact center offering

The new feature allows agents and customers to collaboratively "browse" a website, web application or mobile app together in real time.

Microsoft Viva enhancements address employee disconnect in hybrid work environments

Microsoft Viva enhancements address employee disconnect in hybrid work environments

In its latest Work Trend Index Pulse Report, Microsoft warns hybrid work could become unsustainable unless leaders start to create an employee experience that meets employee expectations.

Slack launches new Slack Canvas tool at Dreamforce 2022

Slack launches new Slack Canvas tool at Dreamforce 2022

The messaging platform launches new “persistent layer,” allowing users to capture and store information directly inside Slack channels and individual workspaces

Google’s failure to quash EU antitrust ruling has broad implications for tech companies

Google’s failure to quash EU antitrust ruling has broad implications for tech companies

Tech giants currently under investigation by the EU are unlikely to be calmed by the General Court's judgment, especially with the Digital Markets Act (DMA) set to come into force next year.

Digital whiteboards: The next must-have tool for hybrid teams?

Digital whiteboards: The next must-have tool for hybrid teams?

Companies are looking to online visual collaboration platforms to provide shared workspaces for employees both in and out of the office.

Canva launches workplace product suite to improve visual collaboration

Canva launches workplace product suite to improve visual collaboration

A month after launching its new whiteboarding product, Canva extends its product suite to include Docs, a website builder and data visualization tool.

Noteworthy tech acquisitions 2022

Noteworthy tech acquisitions 2022

Global tech deals continued at a quickened pace in 2021 despite the economic drag of the pandemic, nearing $3 trillion in value before the final quarter was even calculated. Can 2022 match that for blockbuster activity?

Tech salaries on the rise globally: report

Tech salaries on the rise globally: report

Research from Hired.com has found that tech salaries are on the rise but, despite the increase, employees don’t believe their pay will keep pace with the cost of living crisis.

Which digital policies will top new UK PM Liz Truss’ agenda?

Which digital policies will top new UK PM Liz Truss’ agenda?

As Truss develops a technology strategy for the UK, she faces calls to make digital its own department, and several controversial bills.

Slack offers new DocuSign integration to streamline e-signature process

Slack offers new DocuSign integration to streamline e-signature process

The newly launched DocuSign CLM for Slack allows users to navigate the entire agreement lifecycle directly within Slack

A Levels: More females opt for computing, but gender gulf persists

A Levels: More females opt for computing, but gender gulf persists

As the number of students opting to study computer science in the UK rises, the subject has the biggest gender gap in the curriculum.

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