Matthew Finnegan

Senior Reporter

Matthew Finnegan covers collaboration and other enterprise IT topics for Computerworld. He joined IDG in January 2013 and is based in Sweden.

Facebook opens Workplace Chat to multi-company groups

Slack readies team analytics – and a faster desktop client

Slack readies team analytics – and a faster desktop client

The collaboration software firm talked up upcoming features at its Frontiers event this week as it looks to take on rivals in the workplace.

Slack embraces email with its Astro acquisition

Slack embraces email with its Astro acquisition

The collaboration software firm sees its future success in communications channels, but its latest purchase shows email isn’t dead yet.

Microsoft aims Teams at more frontline workers, retires StaffHub

Microsoft aims Teams at more frontline workers, retires StaffHub

At its Ignite conference, the company said its collaboration tool is now used by 329,000 organizations, including 87 of the Fortune 100.

Quip builds out productivity offerings with 'Slides'

Quip builds out productivity offerings with 'Slides'

Quip, which is owned by Salesforce, sees Slides as an alternative to Microsoft PowerPoint and Google Slides.

Slack adds enterprise key management for Enterprise Grid users

Slack adds enterprise key management for Enterprise Grid users

EKM gives Enterprise Grid customers keys used to encrypt and decrypt sensitive data stored in the popular team chat app.

Atlassian exec apologizes to HipChat and Stride users for Slack decision

Atlassian exec apologizes to HipChat and Stride users for Slack decision

Atlassian co-CEO Mike Cannon-Brookes said the decision to discontinue support for its team chat apps ‘was not one we took lightly.’

Atlassian launches Jira Ops, acquires OpsGenie for $295M

Atlassian launches Jira Ops, acquires OpsGenie for $295M

Boston-based OpsGenie’s ‘next-generation’ alert tools will integrate with the latest addition to Atlassian’s Jira product family to help IT operations teams deal with outages.

Microsoft brings AI transcription to OneDrive and SharePoint

Microsoft brings AI transcription to OneDrive and SharePoint

The Office 365 content collaboration tools will get the update later this year. An AI-driven file recommendation feature is coming to OneDrive as well.

University-customized Alexa devices will answer students’ questions

University-customized Alexa devices will answer students’ questions

Saint Louis University CIO says that Alexa could be used to boost faculty productivity too.

Retailer migrates 14,000 staff to G Suite and LumApps intranet

Retailer migrates 14,000 staff to G Suite and LumApps intranet

The migration from Microsoft Office has improved collaboration, says sportswear retailer Finish Line.

Zoho One adds AI and analytics upgrades at its one-year mark

Zoho One adds AI and analytics upgrades at its one-year mark

The Indian software firm’s all-in-one business app suite has seen impressive growth since its launch in 2017, says analyst.

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