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.

Google’s Hangouts Chat gets chatbot boost with Dialogflow

After IPO launch, Slack looks for even faster enterprise growth

After IPO launch, Slack looks for even faster enterprise growth

With Slack now officially listed on the NYSE, the collaboration software vendor finds itself at a crossroads: after five years of rapid growth, it has to figure out how to build on its success and expand into even more companies and...

Slack or Teams? Many businesses opt for both

Slack or Teams? Many businesses opt for both

Most organizations have at least two team chat apps, according to survey results from Mio, a situation that could lead to communication silos and problems for IT.

JLL creates ‘smart office’ AI voice assistant

JLL creates ‘smart office’ AI voice assistant

The real estate firm partnered with Google to compete with a range of conversational AI assistants entering the workplace, from Alexa to Cortana.

Airbus deploys Microsoft’s HoloLens, pushes mixed reality plans further

Airbus deploys Microsoft’s HoloLens, pushes mixed reality plans further

The company, which competes with the likes of Boeing and Lockheed Martin, also plans to sell its own mixed reality apps to others in the aviation industry.

Dropbox focuses on collaboration with major app redesign

Dropbox focuses on collaboration with major app redesign

The cloud file storage company continues to reinvent itself as it looks to compete with collaboration and productivity rivals like Google, Microsoft and Slack.

Revamped Google Glass 2 aims more powerful AR at the enterprise

Revamped Google Glass 2 aims more powerful AR at the enterprise

Google renews its focus on enterprise augmented reality with the Glass Enterprise Edition 2; it packs a better camera and faster processor.

Google sees Gmail as key to its collaboration plans

Google sees Gmail as key to its collaboration plans

‘We are not going to live in a world where everyone abandons email and moves all of their communication to chat,’ says Google’s Jacob Bank, director of product management at G Suite.

Lenovo launches enterprise AR/VR headset, the ‘ThinkReality A6'

Lenovo launches enterprise AR/VR headset, the ‘ThinkReality A6'

Augmented reality’s potential is on the rise as new enterprise use cases emerge. Lenovo hopes to position its device as a rival to Microsoft’s HoloLens.

New Cortana and Google Assistant updates highlight workplace potential

New Cortana and Google Assistant updates highlight workplace potential

Microsoft and Google this week both showcased changes to their digital voice assistants designed to make them more useful in the office.

Facebook’s Workplace gets updated UI, more emphasis on chat and groups

Facebook’s Workplace gets updated UI, more emphasis on chat and groups

The revamped look unveiled this week is designed to be quicker and easier to use for both employees and Workplace admins.

Slack partners with Zoom to boost video capabilities

Slack partners with Zoom to boost video capabilities

One analyst said the move, unveiled at Slack Frontiers, could disrupt both the unified communications and collaboration software markets.

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