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.

Trello adds IFTTT-style automation with Butler buy

Microsoft Teams gains ground on Slack

Microsoft Teams gains ground on Slack

Spiceworks found that Microsoft’s team chat app has moved ahead of market leader Slack on the strength of its inclusion in Office 365. How many users each app has remains unclear.

Microsoft's $480M HoloLens deal with US Army could boost AR adoption

Microsoft's $480M HoloLens deal with US Army could boost AR adoption

As many as 100,000 devices could be sold to the Army; the deal highlights Microsoft efforts to target augmented reality at the enterprise users.

WeWork halts rollout of Alexa for Business

WeWork halts rollout of Alexa for Business

The company was showcased as an early adopter of the virtual assistant technology when Alexa for Business launched in 2017. CNBC says the WeWork trial was halted after two months.

WhatsApp at work: Companies grapple with a popular ad hoc tool

WhatsApp at work: Companies grapple with a popular ad hoc tool

The popular messaging app, owned by Facebook, is following a familiar path: Popular at home, it’s now showing up more often at work.

What is Windows Hello? Microsoft’s biometrics security system explained

What is Windows Hello? Microsoft’s biometrics security system explained

Windows Hello gives Windows 10 users an alternative way to log into their devices and applications using a fingerprint, iris scan or facial recognition. Here’s what the technology does, who uses it and the hardware required.

Zoho customer service tools get AI, analytics updates

Zoho customer service tools get AI, analytics updates

The company’s Zia AI assistant is being rolled out in new areas and now provides email ‘sentiment’ analysis to Zoho Desk.

Cisco’s Webex Teams gets BroadCloud Calling integration

Cisco’s Webex Teams gets BroadCloud Calling integration

The move delivers an 'enterprise-grade' cloud-based PBX phone system for companies and was one of several announcements at this week's Cisco BroadSoft Connections event.

HTC Vive unveils standalone VR headset, collaboration app for the enterprise

HTC Vive unveils standalone VR headset, collaboration app for the enterprise

The company's Vive Focus head-mounted display is now available in the U.S.; its Vive Sync app will arrive after beta testing gets under way in December.

Amazon’s Alexa virtual assistant now available on Windows 10 PCs as a standalone app

Amazon’s Alexa virtual assistant now available on Windows 10 PCs as a standalone app

Alexa, which debuted on select Windows 10 laptops earlier this year is now available for download on all compatible devices, building Amazon's push into the enterprise.

Making the business case for collaboration

Making the business case for collaboration

Collaboration software can help connect disparate employees, boost team productivity, aid innovation and even bolster a company's bottom line. But justifying the expense isn't always easy. Here's how to make the case.

Dropbox Paper adds timelines for team project planning

Dropbox Paper adds timelines for team project planning

The collaborative word processing tool is designed to provide light-weight team coordination functions and highlights efforts by Dropbox to diversify beyond content storage.

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