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.

Slack will soon let users DM people in other organizations

G Suite is now Workspace, as Google adds pricing tier, feature updates

G Suite is now Workspace, as Google adds pricing tier, feature updates

Four years after the launch of G Suite, Google is updating its productivity and collaboration app portfolio with new features, branding and a premium business payment plan.

Working from home? Slow broadband, remote security remain top issues

Working from home? Slow broadband, remote security remain top issues

For workers whose home has become the de facto home office in recent months, broadband connectivity and security are ongoing issues, according to a Navisite survey.

What is IFTTT? How to use If This, Then That services

What is IFTTT? How to use If This, Then That services

With 18 million users running more than a billion applets a month, IFTTT wants to become a service that connects pretty much everything — though some users say it still has room for improvement.

Google takes on Airtable, Microsoft Lists with Tables work-tracking app

Google takes on Airtable, Microsoft Lists with Tables work-tracking app

A product of Google’s Area 120 incubator, Tables is a no-code spreadsheet that lets users create their own apps.

Microsoft Teams gets custom layouts, new Together ‘scenes’

Microsoft Teams gets custom layouts, new Together ‘scenes’

Video feed overlays and new virtual meeting spaces are among a range of Teams updates announced at this year's Ignite virtual event. Microsoft is increasingly catering to the needs of remote workers.

Q&A: Airtable CEO talks up automation, low-code and team collaboration

Q&A: Airtable CEO talks up automation, low-code and team collaboration

The company has seen a surge in use of its customizable spreadsheet platform during the pandemic, said CEO and co-founder Howie Liu; this week, Airtable announced $185 million in funding.

Mobile workforce to reach 93.5M in U.S. by ‘24

Mobile workforce to reach 93.5M in U.S. by ‘24

Research firm IDC expects businesses to invest heavily in mobile devices as the pandemic increases remote working; 60% of the workforce will be mobile within four years.

Q&A: Mural CEO talks up remote collaboration, details plans for $118M funding

Q&A: Mural CEO talks up remote collaboration, details plans for $118M funding

Mural, which offers a visual approach to collaboration, has seen steady growth in recent years – spurred on lately by the needs of remote workers. The company just announced a major influx of cash, for which CEO and co-founder Mariano...

Facebook Portal adds Zoom, Cisco video app access

Facebook Portal adds Zoom, Cisco video app access

Facebook hopes to broaden the business appeal of its smart display by offering access to several video conferencing apps, including Zoom, Cisco Webex, BlueJeans and GoToMeeting.

Slack, Atlassian deepen ties with app integrations and account ‘passport’

Slack, Atlassian deepen ties with app integrations and account ‘passport’

The two collaboration vendors are intertwining their services in a bid to bolster productivity for users.

Slack talks up security with new encryption options, FedRAMP certification

Slack talks up security with new encryption options, FedRAMP certification

Looking to show it can keep communication data secure and meet compliance demands, Slack unveiled several updates for its popular team chat app.

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