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.

Quip builds out productivity offerings with 'Slides'

Slack adds enterprise key management for Enterprise Grid users

Slack adds enterprise key management for Enterprise Grid users

EKM gives Enterprise Grid customers keys used to encrypt and decrypt sensitive data stored in the popular team chat app.

Atlassian exec apologizes to HipChat and Stride users for Slack decision

Atlassian exec apologizes to HipChat and Stride users for Slack decision

Atlassian co-CEO Mike Cannon-Brookes said the decision to discontinue support for its team chat apps ‘was not one we took lightly.’

Atlassian launches Jira Ops, acquires OpsGenie for $295M

Atlassian launches Jira Ops, acquires OpsGenie for $295M

Boston-based OpsGenie’s ‘next-generation’ alert tools will integrate with the latest addition to Atlassian’s Jira product family to help IT operations teams deal with outages.

Zoho One adds AI and analytics upgrades at its one-year mark

Zoho One adds AI and analytics upgrades at its one-year mark

The Indian software firm’s all-in-one business app suite has seen impressive growth since its launch in 2017, says analyst.

Atlassian move to ditch Stride and Hipchat in Slack deal angers users

Atlassian move to ditch Stride and Hipchat in Slack deal angers users

Atlassian’s Stride bites the dust less than a year after launch as Slack moves to strengthen its team chat position with this week’s deal.

Google touts G Suite momentum in office productivity battle

Google touts G Suite momentum in office productivity battle

Although the company unveiled a range of updates at Cloud Next this week, it faces a long slog as it seeks to displace Microsoft in the workplace.

Google adds AI features to G Suite, including ‘Smart Reply’ for Hangouts Chat

Google adds AI features to G Suite, including ‘Smart Reply’ for Hangouts Chat

The company also touted new security and data region management tools, and said Gmail’s Smart Compose is now available for business users.

Microsoft takes on Slack with a free version of Teams

Microsoft takes on Slack with a free version of Teams

The free version of Teams, which doesn’t require an Office 365 subscription, is designed to counter competition from Slack.

GoToMeeting adds AI transcription features, Amazon Alexa integration

GoToMeeting adds AI transcription features, Amazon Alexa integration

LogMeIn-owned videoconferencing tool also gets text chat function.

Slack outage causes disruption, but highlights importance of team chat

Slack outage causes disruption, but highlights importance of team chat

As cloud services become ubiquitous in the workplace, expectations for uptime rise.

Want a more digital workplace? You’ll have to overcome resistance to tech

Want a more digital workplace? You’ll have to overcome resistance to tech

Younger and older employees tend to be more receptive to new ways of working than those in the middle, according to Gartner.

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