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.

Atlassian revamps Jira Software, adds roadmaps tool

Google aims Plus at the enterprise as consumer side falters

Google aims Plus at the enterprise as consumer side falters

Google sees a ‘new direction’ for its social network after a security flaw prompts it to kill off the consumer version. Google Plus is being tied more tightly into G Suite.

Facebook opens Workplace Chat to multi-company groups

Facebook opens Workplace Chat to multi-company groups

The expanded Workplace chat function is designed to improve collaboration between workers at separate organizations.

Slack readies team analytics – and a faster desktop client

Slack readies team analytics – and a faster desktop client

The collaboration software firm talked up upcoming features at its Frontiers event this week as it looks to take on rivals in the workplace.

Slack embraces email with its Astro acquisition

Slack embraces email with its Astro acquisition

The collaboration software firm sees its future success in communications channels, but its latest purchase shows email isn’t dead yet.

Microsoft aims Teams at more frontline workers, retires StaffHub

Microsoft aims Teams at more frontline workers, retires StaffHub

At its Ignite conference, the company said its collaboration tool is now used by 329,000 organizations, including 87 of the Fortune 100.

Quip builds out productivity offerings with 'Slides'

Quip builds out productivity offerings with 'Slides'

Quip, which is owned by Salesforce, sees Slides as an alternative to Microsoft PowerPoint and Google 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.

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