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Four ways to drive diversity and inclusion in the workplace

The global workplace is evolving and women are the next emerging market in the world (Ernst & Young, 2013). The female labor participation rate in Sri Lanka stands at 35.9% (Department of Census and Statistics—Sri Lanka, Q2 2017). Furthermore, Asia Pacific is home to 700 million adolescents or 45% of … Read more »

Cyber threats in Asia: Keep that door locked

An estimated 85% of a typical company’s internal data breaches are from carelessness, a lack of attentiveness, or simply ignorance of the dangers out there. So when Microsoft Asia President, Ralph Haupter, is asked what is the region’s worst security threat, he answers: complacency … Read more »

10 takeaways for a Merry Xbox One X-mas

Need more reasons to get the world’s most powerful console for a loved one these holidays? We understand how difficult it can be to find the perfect gift for the gamer in your life! Or maybe you’re already a pro with an Xbox One X in hand, and keen to … Read more »

What’s big in edtech in Asia?

Access to learning varies across different regions in Asia. So, education institutions and governments are turning to technology to help bridge that gap. Here’s a look at some of the emerging trends … Read more »

Intelligent technology tools: AI is helping with that

We showcase exciting new AI-driven advances in intelligent search that give people richer, more useful information. They include visual search, which uses computer vision and object recognition advances to help people more easily track down information about something shown in a picture, and machine reading comprehension, which uses deep learning to … Read more »

AI for Earth can be a game-changer for our planet

On the two-year anniversary of the Paris climate accord, the world’s government, civic and business leaders are coming together in Paris to discuss one of the most important issues and opportunities of our time, climate change. I’m excited to lead the Microsoft delegation at these meetings. While the experts’ warnings … Read more »