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.

Noteworthy technology acquisitions 2021

Box moves to tackle the shift to hybrid workplaces

Box moves to tackle the shift to hybrid workplaces

The content management platform is making changes it hopes will help workers better find, share, and use the data and information they need to remain productive in an increasingly hybrid-workplace world.

In Leeds,  UK healthcare innovation gets a broad push

In Leeds, UK healthcare innovation gets a broad push

Scores of organisations in Leeds, which is also the home of the NHS Digital and NHSX, are playing a vital role in accelerating the use of digital technologies across the health sector.

Zoom’s $14.7B acquisition bid for Five9 falls apart

Zoom’s $14.7B acquisition bid for Five9 falls apart

Shareholders of the cloud-based contact center Five9 rejected the all-stock deal, which Zoom had hoped would allow it to broaden its reach beyond video.

UK government: Future Fund scheme has helped 158 firms

UK government: Future Fund scheme has helped 158 firms

The UK Chancellor of the Exchequer last year launched the Future Fund to help start-ups and innovative companies during the pandemic. Here’s a look at six of the tech firms that benefited from the government’s financial backing.

Zoom talks up a video-centric workplace

Zoom talks up a video-centric workplace

At this week's Zoomtopia event, the company rolled out plans for video call centers, better transcription and translation features, integrated whiteboards, and hot-desking options for the hybrid workplace.

Otter.ai expands reach of Otter Assistant for video chats

Otter.ai expands reach of Otter Assistant for video chats

The virtual assistant, rolled out for Zoom users in May, gains support for three more platforms: Microsoft Teams, Google Meet and Cisco Webex.

21 top fintech startups in the UK

21 top fintech startups in the UK

These are UK's best fintech startups, from challenger banks to savings apps and open-banking platforms.

What this year’s A-level results mean for the UK tech industry

What this year’s A-level results mean for the UK tech industry

Record numbers of students are choosing to study computer science, but is enough being done to address the gender imbalance that exists in STEM subjects?

How to make the hybrid workplace a success

How to make the hybrid workplace a success

How can IT leaders implement hybrid and remote policies that benefit both employees and employers long term? Here’s expert advice to help organizations get it right from day one.

Podcast: Google makes its own chip for the Pixel 6, plus how to make hybrid work successful

Podcast: Google makes its own chip for the Pixel 6, plus how to make hybrid work successful

Google announced that its new system on a chip, called Tensor, will power the upcoming the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro phones. Google says Tensor will improve the Pixel's camera system and its speech recognition abilities, among other...

Cisco takes aim at meeting fatigue with Vidcast

Cisco takes aim at meeting fatigue with Vidcast

The company is looking to boost productivity and provide greater workday flexibility with the use of asynchronous video.

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