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.

Zoom unveils its redesigned whiteboard

Zoom unveils its redesigned whiteboard

Six months after announcing plans to overhaul its whiteboarding tool, Zoom Whiteboard is available to customers.

Zoom Events gets a virtual green room

Zoom Events gets a virtual green room

The popular videoconferencing platform is adding a green room for virtual events as part of a raft of new features aimed at enterprise marketing and sales teams.

Box throws its hat into the digital whiteboarding ring

Box throws its hat into the digital whiteboarding ring

The cloud content management company becomes the latest to offer its customers a virtual whiteboard to help support collaboration amongst distributed teams.

PC sales start to slow after two years of pandemic-driven growth

PC sales start to slow after two years of pandemic-driven growth

After two years of explosive growth, global PC shipments are starting to slow, according to IDC.

Intel suspends all operations in Russia

Intel suspends all operations in Russia

The chipmaker becomes the latest technology company to halt business in Russia as a result of the ongoing war in Ukraine

Atlassian adds 'Compass' and 'Atlas' for devs, collaboration teams

Atlassian adds 'Compass' and 'Atlas' for devs, collaboration teams

At its Atlassian ’22 event, the company said it wants to improve transparency and efficiency for users with its latest software development and collaboration platform updates.

Lenovo commits to hiring 12,000 new R&D staff by 2025

Lenovo commits to hiring 12,000 new R&D staff by 2025

Lenovo CEO Yuanqing Yang has committed to ambitious new targets for R&D hiring and achieving net zero emissions.

ClickUp adds Whiteboards to its collaboration platform

ClickUp adds Whiteboards to its collaboration platform

Digital whiteboards are in demand as distributed teams look for more ways to collaborate visually.

Google Workspace rolls out updates to Meet, Chat and Voice

Google Workspace rolls out updates to Meet, Chat and Voice

Google is looking to bridge the gap between physical and remote meeting attendees, and boost real-time and asynchronous collaborations through a new set of features across its Workspace collaboration platform.

Intel lays out its flexible working policy

Intel lays out its flexible working policy

As a growing number of technology companies announce their new flexible work policies, Intel is the latest company to encourage employees back into the workplace.

Otter.ai overhauls its popular transcription platform

Otter.ai overhauls its popular transcription platform

The AI-powered transcription service is setting its sights on improving the in- and post-meeting experience for workers around the world.

HP to acquire Poly for $3.3B

HP to acquire Poly for $3.3B

HP takes aim at the hybrid working trend with its purchase of the video and audio equipment specialists Poly.

Mural acquires LUMA and launches the Collaborative Intelligence System

Mural acquires LUMA and launches the Collaborative Intelligence System

Having experienced significant growth during the pandemic, the collaboration software company has made its first major acquisition and is launching a Collaborative Intelligence System to increase the capacity for teams to innovate.

EU targets big tech with new Digital Markets Act

EU targets big tech with new Digital Markets Act

The European Union wants to tackle issues of interoperability, data access and vendor self-preference with its landmark DMA legislation.

Apple acquires UK fintech startup Credit Kudos

Apple acquires UK fintech startup Credit Kudos

The open banking startup becomes the latest European fintech company to be acquired by a US company.

BlueJeans enters virtual corporate learning space

BlueJeans enters virtual corporate learning space

The Verizon-owned videoconferencing platform BlueJeans has launched a dedicated Corporate Learning and Training platform to improve engagement in virtual learning environments.

Slack’s iPad app gets a desktop-like makeover

Slack’s iPad app gets a desktop-like makeover

The enterprise chat service is giving its iPad app a much-needed makeover that more closely resembles the popular desktop app.

Microsoft’s Work Trend Index highlights a growing disconnect over hybrid work

Microsoft’s Work Trend Index highlights a growing disconnect over hybrid work

The vendor’s annual survey showed a growing divide between employer and employee attitudes towards hybrid work.

UK DCMS proposes One Login for Government digital identity initiative

UK DCMS proposes One Login for Government digital identity initiative

Six months after closing its consultation, the UK government has outlined its proposals for bringing forward legislation around universal digital identities

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

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