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Microsoft announces US$3 million YouthSpark investment in Vietnam


Microsoft today announced that it will invest US$3 million in Vietnam over the next three years as part of the company’s global YouthSpark commitment to empower young people with opportunities for education, employment, and entrepreneurship. The investment will be used to provide technology skills training, along with connections to employment … Read more »

Reinventing productivity in Asia Pacific


César Cernuda, President of Microsoft Asia Pacific, talks about how the company is uniquely positioned to help individuals and businesses in the region become more productive, during his opening keynote speech at the Microsoft Analyst Summit Asia 2015. … Read more »

International Women’s Day spotlight: Flora Chen


Be confident and live a balanced life! Being yourself is the most important thing, that’s what makes you a charming person that people like to work with. I believe that God made women unique. Women should be who they are rather than try to be like men. … Read more »

International Women’s Day spotlight: Duong Thi Kim Anh


My advice would be to live your life according to your passion. The opportunities ahead are vast, but to seize them, you must move faster, with greater hunger for success and focus, and be willing to continuously transform. Live and aspire to change your life now. … Read more »

From data deluge to data insight: Reaping the data dividend in retail

The retail industry in Asia has enjoyed healthy growth and remains a destination of choice for global retail chains. However, retailers are facing greater competition, higher operational costs and other challenges like slowing regional economies, high inflation and interest rates. 1Retailers need better insights in order to better manage their … Read more »

International Women’s Day: Your Questions Answered


On March 8 every year, International Women’s Day is celebrated all around the world to recognize the contributions and achievements of women across various communities while calling for greater equality. This year, the theme “Make It Happen” aims to encourage effective action for advancing and recognizing women. In conjunction with … Read more »

International Women’s Day spotlight: Pip Marlow


Making an impact – knowing what I do makes a difference in people’s lives, and in my family’s lives. Being a role model to my daughters. I am invigorated by the opportunity to effect change in both my community and organization, through strong leadership and encouraging diversity not just as … Read more »

International Women’s Day spotlight: Jessica Tan


Empowering women to take leadership roles in technology is a critical step in strengthening the long-term commitment to develop female talent in our industry. As we think about inspiring young women to embark on IT careers, we need to come up with creative ways to keep them engaged. … Read more »