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.

Don’t blame the track-and-trace app for the UK’s ‘pingdemic’

Zoom eyes new video needs in a hybrid workplace world

Zoom eyes new video needs in a hybrid workplace world

Although videoconferencing remains a fixture in the business world, how is Zoom looking to move beyond the pandemic and support a changing workplace?

Zoom buys cloud contact center Five9 for $14.7B

Zoom buys cloud contact center Five9 for $14.7B

The popular videoconferencing firm may be looking to move beyond video with the purchase, which gives it a new way to expand services.

9 top UK cities for tech workers

9 top UK cities for tech workers

These are some of the best cities in the UK for tech workers, based on the number of jobs available, featured companies and startups, and salary data from Totaljobs.

Review: 6 top videoconferencing services put to the test

Review: 6 top videoconferencing services put to the test

We compared Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Cisco Webex, Google Meet, BlueJeans, and GoToMeeting in real-world tests to see which videoconferencing platforms perform best for business users. Here’s how they stack up.

Should UK workers have a legal right to hybrid work?

Should UK workers have a legal right to hybrid work?

With the easing of lockdown restrictions in the UK’s sights, questions are being raised about whether laws should be changed to reflect the new way employees want to work.

Asana adds features to reduce distractions, improve video chats

Asana adds features to reduce distractions, improve video chats

The work management platform focuses on fighting video fatigue with an asynchronous video tool that an analyst said could eventually see widespread adoption.

The best UK universities for computer science and IT degrees

The best UK universities for computer science and IT degrees

Interested in a tech career, and still struggling over which university to attend? Here are 10 of the best British universities offering computer science and IT related degrees.

Otter.ai launches Otter Assistant to help Zoom-fatigued workers

Otter.ai launches Otter Assistant to help Zoom-fatigued workers

Otter.ai this week unveiled a new tool for Zoom: a virtual assistant that can automatically join Zoom meetings, takes notes, and share them with meeting participants.

Vaccine passports: The answer to re-opening the UK economy?

Vaccine passports: The answer to re-opening the UK economy?

The UK government has announced people will be able to prove their vaccine status via the NHS app, but the scheme raises questions about fairness, privacy, and implementation.

Could digital platforms help bolster UK workers' mental health?

Could digital platforms help bolster UK workers' mental health?

As numerous studies show the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the mental health of UK workers, Kooth CEO Tim Barker explains how companies can better support their employees.

How Asana helped CityFibre’s marketing team boost productivity

How Asana helped CityFibre’s marketing team boost productivity

Not happy with its patchwork of collaboration tools, CityFibre’s marketing team spearheaded the search for a work management platform and landed on Asana.

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