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.

What is Windows Hello? Microsoft’s biometrics security system explained

Google updates Sheets with macro record features

Google updates Sheets with macro record features

The move is part of the company’s broader plan to make G Suite apps more appealing to enterprise customers.

Slack’s Enterprise Grid gets security and compliance enhancements

Slack’s Enterprise Grid gets security and compliance enhancements

More than 150 large organizations now use Enterprise Grid, which was unveiled a year ago.

How to get the most out of Slack

How to get the most out of Slack

Though it's only four years old, Slack has evolved to become a leading cloud-based workplace collaboration app. Here's what it does, how to use it and why it could replace email in the future.

Atlassian Stride gets general release, adds Google Drive and Dropbox integrations

Atlassian Stride gets general release, adds Google Drive and Dropbox integrations

Six months after a limited launch, the HipChat successor (and rival to Slack) now has ‘tens of thousands’ of teams using it.

IBM’s new Watson Assistant targets business with ‘white label’ service

IBM’s new Watson Assistant targets business with ‘white label’ service

The newest voice-activated A.I. assistant differs from Alexa, Siri, Cortana and others with a white-label service approach that works in the background.

A.I. and speech advances bring virtual assistants to work

A.I. and speech advances bring virtual assistants to work

Though the trend is just getting started, digital assistants show promise for boosting workplace productivity and collaboration.

Microsoft lays out a Teams vision for intelligent communications

Microsoft lays out a Teams vision for intelligent communications

A year after launch, the company’s team collaboration tool is now used by 200,000 companies.

The collaboration conundrum: Companies look to consolidate around team chat apps

The collaboration conundrum: Companies look to consolidate around team chat apps

With so many collaboration and communications tools now available, companies face app fragmentation and hurdles to ensuring their workers can actually connect.

Google’s Hangouts Chat collaboration app hits a booming market

Google’s Hangouts Chat collaboration app hits a booming market

The company plans to use artificial intelligence for Google Calendar and Docs features and tie it all tightly with G Suite.

Microsoft targets Box, Dropbox and Google customers with OneDrive offer

Microsoft targets Box, Dropbox and Google customers with OneDrive offer

Google also unveils a new Drive preview pane commenting feature in G Suite for Microsoft Office files.

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.

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