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Machine learning puts Manly on a wave of innovation

High-tech solution delivers parking and crowd control solutions   30 September 2015 – Sydney, Australia: A combination of old fashioned ingenuity and ground-breaking technology is revolutionising the way Council monitors parking flow in Manly. It’s also setting a cost-saving example for public sector organisations throughout Australia. Using Microsoft Azure Machine … Read more »

Microsoft releases Office 2016

The new Office takes the work out of working together. SYDNEY, Australia. — Sept. 22, 2015 — On Tuesday, Microsoft began the worldwide release of Office 2016. The apps are the latest addition to Office 365, Microsoft’s cloud-based subscription service that helps people do their best work, together. The company … Read more »

Bringing teachers into the 21st century at Frankston High School

By Greg Heale, Director of E-Learning, Frankston High School Frankston High School is no stranger to using technology as a meaningful learning tool, and we continue to develop our students as lifelong learners for the 21st century. We introduced our student technology program more than twenty years ago and were … Read more »

Surface Pro 3 – The Perfect Storm for Saint Stephen’s College

By Peter West, Director of e-Learning, Saint Stephen’s College Technology has undeniably changed the way we communicate and access information in the office and at home and this should be the same in the classroom. It’s an information aware generation, and our students need a learning environment that drives growth, … Read more »

Partners to prosper in a Windows 10 world

By Phil Goldie, Director, Partner Business & Development, Microsoft Australia Windows 10 offers growth opportunities There’s no doubting the positive reaction to Windows 10 with 75 million consumer and business users having upgraded to the new operating system since it launched globally a little over a month ago. That’s particularly … Read more »

US$500K to Australian Nonprofits to help #UpgradeYourWorld

Anna Howarth, Citizenship Manager, Microsoft Australia Today, I’m thrilled to announce Microsoft Australia’s Windows 10 #UpgradeYourWorldAU community investment of US$500,000 cash, to be shared equally across ten nonprofits that are making a real difference to our local communities. We have selected the first five local nonprofits who will each receive … Read more »

Innovative partners in the spotlight with Microsoft awards

31 August 2015 – Gold Coast, Australia: The achievements of Microsoft’s Australian partners over the past year have been recognised through a number of prestigious awards announced today at the 2015 Microsoft Australia Partner Conference. The annual conference provides an opportunity for Microsoft partners to network, learn and be inspired … Read more »

Shopper Tech: Turning data into retailing gold

More than 30 years ago, after leaving school following Year 10, Max Valente did something unusual for a first year apprentice floor and wall tiler: with his first six pays he purchased a computer. He’s been doing the unusual ever since. Max is the founder of Thought Studio, a software … Read more »