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 »

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 »

How the Imagine Cup was born

  Like many great ideas, Microsoft’s Imagine Cup was a concept that came out of quick conversation. Fifteen years later, it has grown into a global phenomenon – a sort of student Olympics for technology. This year’s world finals – recently held at Microsoft’s headquarters in Redmond in the U.S. … Read more »

Australia moves ahead in quantum computing

Creating useful, scalable quantum computer technology is one of today’s greatest scientific goals. It could revolutionise how we look at some of the biggest issues facing the world, from climate change to medical research and a lot more. Microsoft and the University of Sydney have just forged a new long-term … Read more »

Artificial Intelligence in Asia: Here, there and everywhere

By Ralph Haupter, President, Microsoft Asia. This article was originally posted on LinkedIn. Ever heard the old Beatles song ”Here, There and Everywhere” from the 1960s? Okay, that was a long time ago now – certainly before PCs, tablets, smartphones, social media and the internet came along. Even so, it could … Read more »

The future of marketing is now

By Justin Spelhaug, General Manager, Marketing & Operations, Microsoft Asia Pacific Technology is changing the world at exponential speed. What took 70 years to adopt new innovations is now taking seven years (or less), and this timeframe continues to compress further. Imagine this – 90% of the world’s data was … Read more »