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.

Does Workplace have a Facebook problem?

Does Slack’s move to go public make it an acquisition target?

Does Slack’s move to go public make it an acquisition target?

The popular team chat software firm is aiming for a public listing, which could make this an attractive time for a quick buyout by another big tech vendor.

10 productivity-boosting apps for Microsoft Teams

10 productivity-boosting apps for Microsoft Teams

Though it may not offer the wealth of options provided by rival Slack, Microsoft's Teams collaboration software still delivers on productivity with these 10 add-on app integrations.

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.

Nestle phases out Salesforce Chatter, deploys Facebook's Workplace

Nestle phases out Salesforce Chatter, deploys Facebook's Workplace

The Swiss company plans to use the enterprise social network for its 210,000 employees worldwide.

Microsoft upgrades Teams mobile app to woo frontline workers

Microsoft upgrades Teams mobile app to woo frontline workers

With location sharing, a camera module and audio-message sharing functions added to its team collaboration app, Microsoft hopes to draw in ‘first-line’ staffers.

Collaboration 2019: Teams, Slack and what’s coming

Collaboration 2019: Teams, Slack and what’s coming

While Microsoft and Slack continue to battle it out at the top of the collaboration software market, a variety of forces could re-shape that fight in the year ahead.

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