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Collaborating for a brighter future at Quakers Hill Public School


By Bert Lo Campo, Principal, Quakers Hill Public School Here at Quakers Hill Public School, the mantra, ‘Imagine, Believe and Create,’ is our guiding principle for learning, our aspiration for teaching, and I’d like to think something that permeates the corridors, classrooms and keen young minds of all our students. … Read more »

Lumia 650 is generally available for purchase


Microsoft has announced that the sleek and productive Lumia 650 is now generally available for purchase from today. With a stylish metal frame and beautiful 5-inch HD OLED display, the Lumia 650 provides sophisticated design at an affordable price and is perfect for both business and personal use. Powering Windows … Read more »

Project Online provides the answers for AGL


For Bill Allars, head of Portfolio Management and Service Delivery at AGL Energy (AGL), the problem was simple enough to pinpoint: the management of the many projects being conducted by AGL had become time consuming, unwieldy and inefficient. A tale of disparate data and wasted time Individual project sites were … Read more »

Using Cloud technology to improve breast cancer detection


For successful business intelligence software developer Yellowfin, every job is important. However, the work it is doing with Volpara Solutions to better assist in the early detection of breast cancer to proving to also be incredibly satisfying. Founded in 2009, Volpara Solutions HSSA has developed a suite of quantitative breast … Read more »

Redefining learning as we know it with Microsoft Showcase Schools

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By Travis Smith, Teacher Engagement Manager, Microsoft Australia The world in which students use technology to learn today is vastly different from the world that existed when technology was first introduced to the classroom. Technological developments have created a thriving community of passionate educators and leaders – who all are … Read more »

Melbourne University holds data scientist hackathon

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Earlier this month, Microsoft partnered with the University of Melbourne and CISSA (Computing and Information Systems Student Association) to hold the Melbourne Data Science Student Challenge. This event marks the final leg of the global series of data science hackathons hosted by Microsoft with Universities around the world. Hao Le, … Read more »

Dallas Brooks, a diversity rich school using O365 to drive real impact


By Adrian Hanson, Leading Teacher, Dallas Brooks Community Primary School  Dallas Brooks community primary school, is a diverse school located in Broadmeadows, 18km north of Melbourne’s CBD. The school has a holistic approach to learning – with technology woven into everything that they do, using Microsoft O365 programs such as … Read more »