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‘Full STEAM Ahead’: Computer Science Education for Australian Youth

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By Anna Howarth, Microsoft Australia Philanthropies Manager I am thrilled to announce that Microsoft Australia is partnering with the Australian Business and Community Network (ABCN) and the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences (MAAS) to deliver computer science education to disadvantaged youth right across the country through the ‘Full STEAM … Read more »

The cloud: a Surefire path to growth


Retailing is a tough gig; margins can be slim or elusive, consumers fickle and customer expectations constantly shifting. Nevertheless, it’s a significant part of the Australian economy and employs 1.2 million people. Smart retailers now understand that by providing a personalised, friction-free service to their customers they can cement the … Read more »

Start-ups look out: Bridge to MassChallenge is coming to Australia

Pip Marlow, Managing Director, Microsoft Australia, The Hon. Christopher Pyne, Federal Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science and Kara Schurmantine, Senior Director Global Partnerships, MassChallenge

Photo (L to R): Pip Marlow, Managing Director, Microsoft Australia, The Hon. Christopher Pyne, Federal Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, and Kara Shurmantine, Senior Director Global Partnerships, MassChallenge By Pip Marlow, Managing Director, Microsoft Australia At Microsoft, we have a deep heritage of believing in the power of innovation … Read more »

Sean Kavanagh, Australian balloonist: Flying with Surface

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With any sport at the elite level, it comes down to percentages. An extra one or two per cent could be the difference between an average performance and one which puts you ahead of the field. When piloting a balloon hundreds of metres above the ground, those percentages matter as … Read more »

Raine & Horne sold on the benefits of Cloud

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Thursday, April 7th – Sydney, Australia: Real estate giant Raine & Horne has deployed Microsoft Office 365 as it seeks to drive brand consistency, efficiencies and enhanced customer service throughout its massive national and international network of franchisees. Established in 1883 and long regarded as one of Australia’s most iconic … Read more »

Telstra and Windows 10 show customers what’s in store for the future


Sydney – 17 March 2016: Telstra innovations, enabled by Microsoft’s Windows 10, are bringing the digital and physical retail worlds together for Australian customers like never before. In a transformation that is already delivering strong customer and business benefits in its Sydney and Melbourne Discovery stores, Telstra is aiming to … Read more »

Dynamics AX helps Citta Design’s ambitious future

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An innovative New Zealand furniture and design company with global aspirations is set to become one of the first organisations to go live with Microsoft’s newly-released Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) flagship solution Dynamics AX. The Auckland-based brand Citta Design is midway through a cloud-based transformation program that will see a … Read more »