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 the U.K.

Microsoft targets Box, Dropbox and Google customers with OneDrive offer

Microsoft Planner: A Trello rival benefits from Office 365 integration

Microsoft Planner: A Trello rival benefits from Office 365 integration

Though smaller, standalone project management rivals have gained in popularity, Microsoft’s ability to bundle Planner with other Office apps give it a big foot in the enterprise door.

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

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

With 11 million users running more than a billion applets a month, IFTTT is on track to become a service that connects pretty much everything — though some users say it has room for improvement.

Microsoft turns up heat on Slack with Teams group chat update

Microsoft turns up heat on Slack with Teams group chat update

A Teams app directory is among the new features added to the company’s Office 365 group chat tool. Analysts say Microsoft is looking to match rivals like Slack in functionality.

Zoho takes on IFTTT and Microsoft Flow with cloud app integration tool

Zoho takes on IFTTT and Microsoft Flow with cloud app integration tool

Zoho Flow is a no-code, automated workflow automation platform that lets users create their own automated processes by connecting a variety of cloud apps.

Trello overhauls app directory for ‘Power-Up’ integrations

Trello overhauls app directory for ‘Power-Up’ integrations

Last year's Atlassian acquisition has helped grow the number of third-party applications connecting with the collaborative work management tool.

Facebook standardizes Workplace pricing, boosts cost for larger deployments

Facebook standardizes Workplace pricing, boosts cost for larger deployments

The changes will make Workplace pricing 'fair, simple and predictable,' says Facebook, though new customers with more than 1,000 active users will pay more.

Slack trials private shared channels, adds admin controls

Slack trials private shared channels, adds admin controls

Slack aims to reduce reliance on email for both internal and external communications as it pushes further into workplace collaboration.

Amazon Alexa arrives on Windows 10 PCs as virtual assistants go to work

Amazon Alexa arrives on Windows 10 PCs as virtual assistants go to work

HP, Acer, Asus and Lenovo debut Windows 10 laptops and PCs supporting Alexa at this year’s CES. IT leaders are generally supportive of Amazon’s enterprise push.

Samsung takes on Microsoft and Google with its Flip collaborative whiteboard

Samsung takes on Microsoft and Google with its Flip collaborative whiteboard

The company is looking to bring digital whiteboards into corporate meeting rooms, which one analyst called ‘the new battleground for business communications and collaboration.’

Collaboration trends 2018: Expect Microsoft Teams to gain ground, enterprises to embrace group chat

Collaboration trends 2018: Expect Microsoft Teams to gain ground, enterprises to embrace group chat

‘Collaboration is hot. It will stay hot,’ says one analyst. Look for more, and larger, deployments in the year ahead.

Microsoft Whiteboard adds ‘digital canvas’ collaboration to Windows 10

Microsoft Whiteboard adds ‘digital canvas’ collaboration to Windows 10

The launch of the company’s Whiteboard public preview for Surface devices is a ‘step in the right direction’ for a more modern and natural style of collaboration, analyst says.

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