Author: Microsoft Asia News Center

Modern workplaces in Asia: The best of times

By Ralph Haupter, President, Microsoft Asia. This article was originally posted on LinkedIn. “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times …”  That’s how Charles Dickens saw the French Revolution. But what about the revolution that’s happening now: The 4th Industrial Revolution? Today, I’ll just use the first … Read more »

TechFemme Interview
Pratima Amonkar: Be bold, be fearless

Pratima Amonkar is a leader and passionate technologist who prides herself on empowering her team so they can take on big challenges. She is Microsoft’s APAC Lead for its Independent Software Vendors (ISV) Business and has also held senior positions at IBM and Sun Microsystems. She has won numerous awards … Read more »

TechFemme Interview
Wendy Johnstone: Kids, career and leadership

These are exciting times in the technology business. As the 4th Industrial Revolution unfolds and the pace of global digital transformation accelerates, demand for technically skilled specialists is high. So why aren’t more women entering and rising through the ranks of the tech world? To help understand the issues surrounding … Read more »

The new Surface Pro is coming to more markets in Asia

Pre-orders for the most versatile laptop on the planet start in Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand. And, it is also available in South Korea today. Since the launch of the very first Surface five years ago, Microsoft has been quietly redefining the rules of the personal computing experience by building the … Read more »

Nurturing Japan’s Next generation of social innovators

Yuto Nishizuka, an undergraduate at Waseda University, is a strong advocate of providing quality and accessible education for all. Originally from Yamagata Prefecture, Yuto felt that the education he received in his hometown was not sufficient to encourage students to explore their full potential. Together with some of his classmates, … Read more »

An M-Powered future: Enabling the disabled to craft their futures

This article is part of a series on M-Powered, an initiative undertaken by Microsoft Asia and local nonprofits in Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam to train youth and people with disabilities in IT, and improve their employability, connecting them to opportunities in the growing tech sector. As a young child, … Read more »

The perpetual journey of innovation

By Byron Rader, General Manager, Applications & Services Group, Microsoft Asia Pacific. This article was originally posted on Enterprise Innovation. Four years ago, mega technology trends revolved around big data, the cloud, mobility, and the start of the Internet of Things (IoT). Fast forward to 2017, technology have been built on … Read more »