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’s Confluence gets more powerful analytics

Atlassian’s Confluence gets more powerful analytics

Behind the major overhaul of Confluence, Atlassian hopes for wider business adoption outside of its software dev origins. The company also announced it has bought Good Software.

Atlassian targets agile development at scale with Jira Align

Atlassian targets agile development at scale with Jira Align

The company has incorporated AgileCraft’s software into its portfolio to help companies better handle large-scale agile software development projects.

Slack adds email, calendar and file integrations for Office 365

Slack adds email, calendar and file integrations for Office 365

Looking to bolster its ability to play well with rival software, Slack unveiled new integrations that make it easier for users to work with Microsoft's office suite.

Microsoft Kaizala gets global launch, will integrate with Teams

Microsoft Kaizala gets global launch, will integrate with Teams

Microsoft’s mobile messaging app for business is now available to Office 365 commercial customers worldwide, part of the company’s bid to win over “first-line” workers.

Task management apps: Collaborative project tracking tools for the digital workplace

Task management apps: Collaborative project tracking tools for the digital workplace

For one-off and repeat projects alike, collaborative task management software can help teams plan, coordinate and monitor work progress effectively.

Cisco Webex gets AI updates to simplify meetings

Cisco Webex gets AI updates to simplify meetings

Cisco’s new head of collaboration, Amy Chang, touts plans to streamline the Webex video and voice conference experience for users.

Trello, in major update, hands admins more control over public boards

Trello, in major update, hands admins more control over public boards

The task management app gets a range of new enterprise admin tools, with automation related to Trello’s purchase of Butler being rolled out for all users.

As Teams turns two, Microsoft adds compliance and meeting features

As Teams turns two, Microsoft adds compliance and meeting features

More than 500,000 organizations have now deployed the collaboration and communication application. ‘Microsoft is killing it with Teams,’ says one bullish analyst.

Slack rolls out enterprise key management, but has no plans for end-to-end encryption

Slack rolls out enterprise key management, but has no plans for end-to-end encryption

The team collaboration software maker hopes to give enterprise customers more control over sensitive data such as messages, files and comments with the key management feature.

Wrike: A flexible project management tool for the digital workplace

Wrike: A flexible project management tool for the digital workplace

This 12-year-old digital work management app is designed to help workers track and coordinate projects; it combines a simple UI with enough features to keep power users happy, too.

Facebook’s Workplace reaches 2M paid users, targets SMBs

Facebook’s Workplace reaches 2M paid users, targets SMBs

Workplace by Facebook, the company's enterprise-focused collaboration offering, has seen strong growth since its launch in 2016.

Microsoft aims HoloLens 2 at the enterprise

Microsoft aims HoloLens 2 at the enterprise

Microsoft's updated virtual reality headset, unveiled at Mobile World Congress, promises a more immersive and comfortable user experience.

Slack targets developers with Block Kit UI framework

Slack targets developers with Block Kit UI framework

The team collaboration software maker says Block Kit will lead to apps that are more visually appealing and easy to use.

Zoho brings Zia AI assistant to its office apps

Zoho brings Zia AI assistant to its office apps

Zoho Writer, Sheets and Show all get new artificial intelligence features in the latest update to Zoho Office Suite. The suite now includes a new app, Notebook.

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 hopes to become a service that connects pretty much everything — though some users say it still has room for improvement.

Collaboration software spending to hit $45B as team chat app demand booms

Collaboration software spending to hit $45B as team chat app demand booms

More and more companies are rolling out software like Microsoft Teams and Slack, making the collaboration software market a booming business, according to Synergy Research Group.

Microsoft Teams: Its features, how it compares to Slack and other rivals

Microsoft Teams: Its features, how it compares to Slack and other rivals

Microsoft's entry in the crowded group messaging market continues to evolve. Here's how Microsoft Teams fits into the boom collaboration software market and what you need to know to evaluate it against its rivals.

Microsoft updates Teams for education, unveils low-cost Windows 10 devices

Microsoft updates Teams for education, unveils low-cost Windows 10 devices

Microsoft is pushing further into the education market with new features in Teams designed to appeal to teachers and new hardware it hopes can dislodge Chromebooks in schools.

Google ups prices for G Suite Basic and Business customers

Google ups prices for G Suite Basic and Business customers

As of early April, prices for Google's productivity and collaboration software suite are set to rise. The increase brings G Suite pricing closer to that of rival Office 365.

IBM calls time on Slack-rival Watson Workspace

IBM calls time on Slack-rival Watson Workspace

The decision means more consolidation for the collaboration market; IBM says its team chat app failed to ‘resonate’ with users.

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