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.

How COVID-19 has affected tech-hiring trends in the UK

Zoomtopia 2020: Zoom looks to super-charge videoconferencing

Zoomtopia 2020: Zoom looks to super-charge videoconferencing

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to lurch on, Zoom announced a slew of new features to help improve its offering for remote workers.

Wire targets Zoom, Teams and others with secure video upgrades

Wire targets Zoom, Teams and others with secure video upgrades

Wire, which touts its ability to offer secure video communications, now allows up to 12 users on a video call in a fully end-to-end encrypted environment.

How coronavirus shaped the delivery of UK government services

How coronavirus shaped the delivery of UK government services

At techUK’s annual Building the Smarter State event, government IT leaders from across the country shared stories about how the coronavirus pandemic affected the delivery of services.

Q&A: NearForm CCO Larry Breen on contacting-tracing apps

Q&A: NearForm CCO Larry Breen on contacting-tracing apps

Contact-tracing apps have long been touted as the key to getting coronavirus infection rates under control – and remote workers safely back to the office. But few of the apps have been successful so far. NearForm's Larry Breen...

With 2050 goal in mind, techUK pushes clean tech to UK government

With 2050 goal in mind, techUK pushes clean tech to UK government

A new report from techUK and Deloitte puts forward a number of legislative recommendations for the UK government to help reach its 2050 net-zero target.

After the pandemic: What's the future of work look like in the UK?

After the pandemic: What's the future of work look like in the UK?

The UK government has redoubled its efforts to get workers back in the office, even as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. But most employees seem content remaining at home.

Zoom’s outage causes chaos, especially for educators, teachers

Zoom’s outage causes chaos, especially for educators, teachers

Though schools and universities appeared to be hardest-hit by the outage — many are just starting online education efforts — the outage highlights the need for backup plans and alternatives.

UK government rolls out a second attempt at contact tracing

UK government rolls out a second attempt at contact tracing

Months after its first attempt was scrapped, the UK government trials a new and improved contact tracing app to fight the COVID-19 outbreak.

Zoom explained: Understanding (and using) the popular video chat app

Zoom explained: Understanding (and using) the popular video chat app

Here’s a look at where the Zoom meeting app came from, what it does and how to use it.

Atlassian unveils new efficiency tweaks for Confluence and Trello

Atlassian unveils new efficiency tweaks for Confluence and Trello

The new features are designed to help improve efficiency for employees forced to work at home, far from their office colleagues.

Microsoft Teams' new 'Together mode' aims to make video calls more engaging

Microsoft Teams' new 'Together mode' aims to make video calls more engaging

In an effort to make video calls more “inclusive, engaging and reflective," Microsoft is rolling out a host of new Teams features – including a viewing mode that puts everyone in the same room.

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