Solving Australia’s cybersecurity skills gap

By Steven Worrall, Managing Director, Microsoft Australia. A version of this article was originally posted on LinkedIn. The war for talent has a new battleground – cybersecurity. Fuelled by a shortage of trained personnel, businesses and governments are struggling to fill important vacancies. That’s forcing recruitment teams to be more creative in … Read more »

Enhancing Asia’s learning environments with technology

A girl takes out her phone and opens Instagram. On her feed are posts from friends she regularly interacts with on the platform. She likes several posts and moves to her “explore” tab, browsing posts about her favorite topics—food, pets and pop stars. “Young people today are already getting customized … Read more »

Personalizing education with technology in Asia

While personalized learning may have only gotten its official name in 1970, its history goes back much further. The concept is based on ideas that have existed for nearly a whole century, with the Winnetka Plan and Dalton Plan introducing tailored strategies for individual learners. Despite its long history and … Read more »

Learning to love AI

By Ralph Haupter, President, Microsoft Asia. This article was originally posted on LinkedIn. This Valentine’s Day, millions of people across Asia – and around the world – will express their feelings and celebrate the special relationships they have with their loved ones, through the exchange of cards and gifts in a tradition that … Read more »

Coding the way to a brighter future in 2018 & beyond

As the world ushers in 2018, there are many reasons to celebrate the new year. For hundreds of thousands of youths who participated in the Hour of Code across Asia, one reason is that they are already starting the year on a bright note. After all, they have been introduced to skills … Read more »

Microsoft launches artificial intelligence research hub in Taiwan

Microsoft is investing 1 billion New Taiwan dollars (USD 33 million) to create an artificial intelligence (AI) research and development (R&D) hub in Taiwan, which the government predicts will help transform the island’s tech and industrial sectors. “Taiwan is known as a world-leading manufacturing hub. This gives the island the … Read more »

Fueling digital transformation in Asia

By Sanjay Patel, Director, Technology & Innovation Center, Microsoft Asia. This article was originally posted on LinkedIn. George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950) wrote ” You see things; and you say “Why?” But I dream things that never were; and I say “Why not?” ”   A dream or an idea. Innovation starts there and fuels … Read more »