Blogs

Unlocking Asia’s Digital Future with 21st Century Skills

Bill Gates likes to call himself an “impatient optimist.” I do too. When I meet people like Hai, a 25 year old programmer from Vietnam with cerebral palsy, I am filled with pride and excitement. There is so much to be done, so many opportunities to pursue, a truly inclusive … Read more »

Demystifying AI: What you need to know to get ahead of the market trends

By Nigel Parker, Chief Engineer, Commercial Software Engineering, Microsoft Asia  Approach not with fear, but curiosity and optimism. That’s how we at Microsoft are approaching Artificial Intelligence (AI). With access to computing power like never before, humanity is at the cusp of change through AI. AI has the potential to be … Read more »

Embarking on a never-ending digital transformation journey

Digital transformation: Technologists talk about it. A lot of companies think about it. But how many enterprises are really making it happen?  In Japan, one of the world’s biggest and oldest commercial automakers is doing just that – and fast. Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC) has been building … Read more »

Role of the trusted cloud in transforming healthcare in Asia

By Gabe Rijpma, Senior Director Health & Social Services, Microsoft Asia  The global healthcare industry faces mounting challenges, and in Asia, an ever-expanding number of patients, shifting demographics and broader awareness of health issues are contributing to need for digital transformation. As the region is home to more than half of … Read more »

Finding smart ways to build smart cities

This blog post was authored by Vivek Puthucode, general manager, Public Sector, Microsoft Asia Pacific Does anyone remember the movie series Back to the Future and those mind-blowing technologies Marty McFly encountered when he time-travelled to 2015 from 1989? I, for one, certainly do. And as I reminisced about one … Read more »

Lessons from Microsoft Asia’s CIO on moving to the cloud

By Alan Stone, Head of IT Emerging Markets, Microsoft Asia IT leaders are agents of change, and here’s how to initiate a shift to the cloud organization wide It is crucial for IT leaders to play a role in an organization’s digital transformation journey, and be part of a business … Read more »

Five ways to transform leadership in the 4th Industrial Revolution

By Michelle Simmons, General Manager, Southeast Asia New Markets, Microsoft Asia Pacific When we talk about “digital transformation”, we often focus on its impact on businesses and nations. There is no doubt that the 4th Industrial Revolution has the potential to deliver amazing new opportunities in Asia. But there will … Read more »