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, AR/VR and issues around sustainability.

Could digital platforms help bolster UK workers' mental health?

How Asana helped CityFibre’s marketing team boost productivity

How Asana helped CityFibre’s marketing team boost productivity

Not happy with its patchwork of collaboration tools, CityFibre’s marketing team spearheaded the search for a work management platform and landed on Asana.

Atlassian launches Jira Work Management, opening its Jira platform to all business teams

Atlassian launches Jira Work Management, opening its Jira platform to all business teams

Workplace management platform Jira is no longer just for software developers; Jira Work Management now supports all enterprise business teams.

Google Meet gets a UI refresh to help ‘deepen the meeting experience’

Google Meet gets a UI refresh to help ‘deepen the meeting experience’

The latest Google Meet update aims to make video calls more immersive, inclusive, and productive.

How Kooth PLC uses Slack to improve the well-being of both employees and customers

How Kooth PLC uses Slack to improve the well-being of both employees and customers

Kooth CEO Tim Barker explains how an employee-led initiative helped the company step up its internal communication strategy.

Starting a new job in a pandemic: Virtual onboarding to the rescue

Starting a new job in a pandemic: Virtual onboarding to the rescue

Like most new pandemic-induced working practices, remote onboarding is here to stay. How can employers make the process, from device provisioning and training to helping new hires feel welcome, as seamless as possible?

UK government urged to give home workers the ‘right to disconnect’

UK government urged to give home workers the ‘right to disconnect’

As Ireland gives all employees a legal "right to disconnect," burnt-out remote workers in the UK are urging the government to follow suit.

The Microsoft-Nuance Deal: A new push for voice technology?

The Microsoft-Nuance Deal: A new push for voice technology?

Microsoft's decision to buy Nuance for $19.7 billion highlights how important voice-activated technology is already in healthcare and how ubiquitous it might become elsewhere.

Why re-skilling UK workers is important amid the pandemic

Why re-skilling UK workers is important amid the pandemic

In a year that has seen widespread economic disruption, this is a good time to retrain for a technology role.

LogMeIn revamps GoToConnect to support shift to flexible work

LogMeIn revamps GoToConnect to support shift to flexible work

The Unified Communications provider has refreshed its technology offerings to better support hybrid and remote work.

Women in tech: What's the landscape look like in the UK?

Women in tech: What's the landscape look like in the UK?

As the world marks International Women’s Day, recent data shows that women still face challenges getting ahead in the UK tech sector.

How the 2021 Chancellor's Budget affects the UK tech industry

How the 2021 Chancellor's Budget affects the UK tech industry

Chancellor Rishi Sunak unveiled his budget today, with coronavirus still at top of the agenda. He also pledged to invest in clean tech and help SMBs take advantage of the digital revolution.

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