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Accelerating educational transformation with technology - Asia News Center

Technology holds the promise of transforming the way students learn and educators teach, to enable 21st Century learning and student-centric …

Education Technology

Malaysian students announced as winner of Microsoft Imagine Cup Asia Pacific Finals - Asia News Center

Microsoft today crowned <b>Team PINE from Malaysia</b> as the winner of its second Imagine Cup Asia Pacific Regional Finals, after a nail-biting finale …

Innovation

Mapping Inclusivity in Singapore and Beyond - Asia News Center

Well, on 15 March 2018, Microsoft and Grab joined forces to do exactly that. Teams of 70 volunteers from both organisations embarked on a mapathon to …

Disability

Meet the Imagine Cup 2018 Asia Pacific regional finalists - Asia News Center

<i>“Remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be</i> …

Asia

Microsoft meets manufacturing sector organizations to discuss new opportunities in the Digital Era - Asia News Center

<b><br>COLOMBO, Sri Lanka:</b> Microsoft revealed how rapid advances in emerging technologies have created new ways to turn data into iterative insights at a …

Power BI

Asia is the next frontier for AI development - Asia News Center

<b>By</b> <b>Ralph Haupter, President, Microsoft Asia.</b> <i>This article was originally posted on</i> <i>LinkedIn.</i><p>In a few short years, Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been …

Artificial Intelligence

Thai Red Cross is building an inclusive workplace with Office 365 - Asia News Center

Still, the working environment in her Red Cross chapter posed its own challenges. In Jutarat’s opinion, the general workflow and data management were …

Disability

To Asia’s girls pursuing STEM: “Be brave!” - Asia News Center

The DigiGirlz event was held at the Singapore headquarters of LinkedIn where Wendy moderated a panel of high achieving women – Hooi Ling Tan, …

Asia

Celebrating educators globally at Microsoft Education Exchange 2018 - Asia News Center

<b>Singapore, 15 March 2018</b> – Microsoft hosted its annual Education Exchange (E2) conference in Singapore this week, with educators and school leaders …

Education

How to win big in Asia Pacific's Digital Transformation game - Asia News Center

The study sets out recommendations, including a key one for leadership that links using data across all work processes and operations.<p>That means …

Innovation

Microsoft celebrates International Women’s Day by encouraging young women in Asia to #MakeWhatsNext - Asia News Center

To mark International Women’s Day, Microsoft will be driving multiple events and programs at its offices, as well as in schools and with public and …

Asia Pacific

Asia Pacific’s amazing Digital Transformation race is on with a US$1.16 trillion economic boost at stake

Think fast because Asia Pacific economies are set to get an extra US$1.16 trillion GDP jolt by 2021, as exciting digital technologies transform how …

Asia

Hot properties - Beating the competition in sales with AI in Hong Kong - Asia News Center

When Willy Liu, CEO, Ricacorp Properties Limited, changed the company strapline to ‘<i>Breaking the tradition, hungry for change’,</i> these weren’t just …

Hong Kong

Digital transformation to contribute more than US$1 trillion to Asia Pacific GDP by 2021; AI is primary catalyst for further growth - Asia News Center

• <i>IDC study commissioned by Microsoft predicts that approximately 60% of Asia Pacific’s GDP will be derived from digital products or service by 2021.</i>• <i><br>By</i> …

Innovation

The US$1.16 trillion reason to take digital transformation & AI seriously in 2018 - Asia News Center

<b>By</b> <b>Ralph Haupter, President, Microsoft Asia</b><p>If you were asked in 2010 whether every organization would be a digital one in the near future with …

Innovation

Empowering Women in the Workplace: Don’t just wait to be asked, get involved! - Asia News Center

<b>By Michelle Simmons, General Manager, Southeast Asia New Markets, Microsoft Asia Pacific</b><p>I recently spoke at the INSEAD Women in Business Conference …

Workplace Diversity

Mapping hope: how community data is driving cloud-based disaster management in the Philippines - Asia News Center

“First,” Dan adds, “you need to get into the vulnerable communities to collect the data”. This is where Cerello Arguelles comes in. Once a victim of …

Power BI

Microsoft digital civility study shows online abuse often comes from people’s own social circles - Asia News Center

<b>By Jacqueline Beauchere, Chief Online Safety Officer</b><p>According to our latest study, people’s digital interactions and responses to online risks appear …

Social Media

Game-changing cloud: New business mindsets to compete globally - Asia News Center

“They are usually family-owned. And so, it’s about their money, not somebody else’s money,” Michelle explains. “They’re making decisions based on …

Innovation

Coding for culture: Connecting digital skills with Australian Indigenous heritage - Asia News Center

The scene on the screen is part of <i>Virtual Songlines</i>, a Unity gaming project by game developer and “Virtual Heritage Jedi” Brett Leavy – a Kooma man …

Torres Strait Islander

How a Taipei school for the visually impaired is helping make Microsoft Windows even more accessible - Asia News Center

Shen, 18, is in his third year at Taipei School for the Visually Impaired, which partners with Microsoft to provide feedback on Narrator and other …

Software

Coding the way to a brighter future in 2018 & beyond - Asia News Center

In December, with the support of more than 500 Microsoft volunteers and 227 partners, Microsoft conducted and supported 650 Hour of Code events in …

Asia

Microsoft launches artificial intelligence research hub in Taiwan - Asia News Center

Microsoft is investing 1 billion New Taiwan dollars (USD 33 million) to create an artificial intelligence (AI) research and development (R&D) hub in …

Artificial Intelligence

Fueling digital transformation in Asia - Asia News Center

<b>By</b> <b>Sanjay Patel, Director,</b> <b>Technology & Innovation Center</b><b>, Microsoft Asia.</b> <i>This article was originally posted on</i> <i>LinkedIn.</i><p>George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950) …

Innovation

Upskilling: Digital transformation is economic transformation for all

In the Asia Vision Series features, we explore key industry trends and issues with our subject matter experts and visionaries. In part 2 of 3, …

Innovation

Microsoft breaks new ground ... campus cricket, anyone? - Asia News Center

<b>By Greg Shaw, Senior Director, Microsoft’s Office of CEO.</b> <i>This article was originally posted on</i> <i>LinkedIn.</i><p>“If you build it, they will come,” a …

West Indies

Navigating your way to the cloud: Compliance guide for Asia Pacific businesses - Asia News Center

<b>By Andrew Cooke, Regional Director of Legal Affairs, Microsoft Asia Pacific, Japan & Australia</b><p>Cloud technologies are transforming how business is …

Asia Pacific

Welcome to 2018, the year of AI - Asia News Center

<b>By</b> <b>Ralph Haupter, President, Microsoft Asia.</b> <i>This article was originally posted on</i> <i>LinkedIn.</i><p>If the history of human advancement has taught us one thing …

Artificial Intelligence

Four ways to drive diversity and inclusion in the workplace - Asia News Center

<i>By Michelle Simmons,</i> <i>General Manager,</i> <i>Southeast Asia New Markets, Microsoft Asia Pacific</i><p>The global workplace is evolving and women are the next …

Sri Lanka

Cyber threats in Asia: Keep that door locked - Asia News Center

<b>By</b> <b>Ralph Haupter, President, Microsoft Asia.</b> <i>This article was originally posted on</i> <i>LinkedIn.</i><p>Picture this: A family builds a new house and fills it with …

Cybersecurity