Organic passion sparks OneTable’s Azure adventure


Ben and Judith Jackson had three young children; a son and twin girls. Like many new parents they found themselves on the GP merry-go-round as the children succumbed to ear and throat infections and eczema. Eight years ago the family decided to embrace organic eating to promote better health and … Read more »

Melbourne University holds data scientist hackathon

Winning team

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 »

New Dynamics AX fuels business transformation in Azure cloud


John Leonard, General Manager, Microsoft Dynamics Australia Today I am excited to announce the launch of Microsoft Dynamics AX, the latest version of our flagship Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) that is available in the cloud, hosted locally in our Australian data centres. This new release of Microsoft Dynamics AX, which … Read more »

Tracking the path to success

Kevin Cohen from Ramp are one of the local IoT partners for Microsoft. Photographer Adam Yip

Ramp RFID: Inventory accuracy the right key for retail From fish to people to clothing to trucks to mineral samples, Ramp RFID tracks them all. RFID stands for radio-frequency identification and for the past eight years Ramp RFID, which specialises in asset tracking, vehicle tracking and people tracking, has been … Read more »

QBE’s policy for disruptive future


Top insurer innovates to perform while transforming TONY FORWARD, the CIO for insurance giant QBE’s Australia and New Zealand division, started his journey into IT back in the 80s when he was working for a publisher – an industry just in the throes of being disrupted by technology. Now he … Read more »

One year on and the verdict is in: customers are winning with Azure

Attributed to: Toby Bowers, Cloud & Enterprise Business Group Lead, Microsoft Australia It is exactly 12 months since we unveiled two local Azure data centres in Australia, one in Melbourne and one in Sydney, adding to the hyper-scale of the unparalleled Microsoft Cloud global footprint. There is no doubt the … Read more »

Scancam tackles the problem of fuel theft

Ignia and Microsoft Azure help start-up tackle global drive-away theft epidemic It’s the genesis of most great innovations: first find a problem then work out how to solve it. For Perth’s Eoin Byrne, the problem came to him as he was heading home with the rising sun after working security … Read more »