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.

UK's NHS COVID contact-tracing app receives funding for rest of year

UK's NHS COVID contact-tracing app receives funding for rest of year

Despite the UK government scrapping the legal requirement to isolate with a positive test, the UK’s contact-tracing app will remain operational until the end of the year

Google buys cybersecurity company Mandiant for $5.4B

Google buys cybersecurity company Mandiant for $5.4B

The two companies are set to deliver an end-to-end security operations suite and advisory services for customers.

Could the post-pandemic, hybrid workplace boost gender equality?

Could the post-pandemic, hybrid workplace boost gender equality?

While flexible work polices have been praised for bolstering diversity in the workforce, when it comes to gender parity, it's unclear how much they'll help.

Twitter is the latest tech company to announce office reopenings

Twitter is the latest tech company to announce office reopenings

New Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal has told employees that although its offices will be open at the end of the month, the company is committed to supporting flexible working.

SAP and Oracle suspend business in Russia

SAP and Oracle suspend business in Russia

The two enterprise software vendors are suspending business operations in Russia to show solidarity with Ukraine.

Could poor at-home internet dampen the remote work revolution?

Could poor at-home internet dampen the remote work revolution?

As more people work from home, many are facing internet connectivity and accessibility issues, according to Cisco’s Broadband Index.

Slack addition boosts Salesforce revenue forecast to $32B

Slack addition boosts Salesforce revenue forecast to $32B

Eight months after closing its acquisition of Slack, Salesforce is continuing to experience better than expected revenue, due in part to the collaboration platform’s ongoing popularity.

Zoom issues disappointing revenue forecast as growth continues to slow

Zoom issues disappointing revenue forecast as growth continues to slow

As global work from home orders are rolled back, Zoom’s revenue forecast fails to reach its former heights.

New Lenovo devices look to power hybrid working

New Lenovo devices look to power hybrid working

At MWC 2022, Lenovo announced a raft of new devices aimed at helping remote and hybrid workers.

Tech Talent Charter's 2021 report: What works for UK firms that embrace D&I?

Tech Talent Charter's 2021 report: What works for UK firms that embrace D&I?

Five years after its inception, Tech Talent Charter is widening its focus to tackle inequalities in the UK tech sector that go beyond gender.

Trello introduces Dashcards to boost portfolio work tracking

Trello introduces Dashcards to boost portfolio work tracking

The work management tool is looking to build on its 10th-anniversary platform overhaul by extending the reach of views and introducing new, supercharged Dashcards.

Asana launches Asana Flow to power intelligent work prioritization

Asana launches Asana Flow to power intelligent work prioritization

The work management platform has added integrations to Workflow Builder and Template Library for better cross-team coordination.

Does UK government pledge to close the digital skills gap go far enough?

Does UK government pledge to close the digital skills gap go far enough?

In its long-awaited Levelling Up white paper, the UK government promises to boost access to high-quality skills training. But is that enough to plug the digital skills gap?

Google Workspace sees Essentials Starter as a way to 'democratize' collaboration

Google Workspace sees Essentials Starter as a way to 'democratize' collaboration

Google’s new no-cost collaboration option aims to move employees away from legacy technology so they can better embrace the world of hybrid work.

Report: US Black workers in tech switch jobs more often, feel less connected

Report: US Black workers in tech switch jobs more often, feel less connected

Findings from a new report by Russell Reynolds Associates and Valence found that Black tech workers still face systematic workplace barriers.

Survey: Many UK organisations leave their collaboration tools vulnerable

Survey: Many UK organisations leave their collaboration tools vulnerable

Despite work-from-home initiatives that force employees to collaborate remotely, most UK businesses don’t have a backup platform in place should their tool of choice go down.

Meta's Workplace touts upcoming WhatsApp integration for frontline workers

Meta's Workplace touts upcoming WhatsApp integration for frontline workers

With research showing frontline workers feel more disconnected than ever from their organizations, Workplace aims to bridge that divide with an upcoming WhatsApp integration.

Cisco Webex rolls out 'Connection Experiences' to boost employee well-being

Cisco Webex rolls out 'Connection Experiences' to boost employee well-being

In its latest round of announcements, Webex says it wants to improve employee well-being and bolster its platform’s accessibility credentials.

Microsoft turns its focus toward frontline workers with Teams tweaks

Microsoft turns its focus toward frontline workers with Teams tweaks

With the pandemic accelerating digital transformation for information workers, it’s now time for those on the frontline to reap some of the benefits. Microsoft unveiled updates to its Teams and Viva platforms with that in mind.

IT salary expectations for 2022: How much can UK IT pros expect?

IT salary expectations for 2022: How much can UK IT pros expect?

Salaries for IT jobs in the UK are set to change, whether you are a CIO, network engineer, or security architect, according to data from recruitment firm Robert Half. But which skills have become most in-demand as a result of the...

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