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Let the games begin! #WEG2015

On behalf of Sarah Vaughan, Director of Developer Experience and Evangelism at Microsoft Australia It’s well known that Australians have a remarkable affection for sport. Today I’m excited that we are putting learning on the same pedestal as sport as we celebrate the Eighth World Education Games! Today, nearly 400 … Read more »

The Internet of Things adds bite to Redback’s power

8 October 2015 – Sydney, Australia: Today’s launch of the Redback Smart Hybrid System provides a window into the extraordinary future offered by the Internet of Things (IoT). Since beginning its relationship with Microsoft earlier this year through the Microsoft Innovation Centre in Brisbane, Redback Technologies has harnessed the power … Read more »

Empowering Global Youth Through Access to Computer Science Education

By Anna Howarth, Citizenship Manager, Microsoft Australia Three years ago, the world was in the midst of an economic crisis. Youth around the world were affected more than any other demographic by poverty and unemployment. As a technology company, Microsoft saw the widening opportunity gap and recognised the importance of … Read more »

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 »