BINUS University, in partnership with Microsoft and ASUS, today announced the deployment of Windows 8.1 based ASUS Transformer Book T100 devices to enhance its online learning. The devices will be used by diploma, bachelor’s and master’s degree students within the BINUS Online Learning program.
In cities worldwide, a transformation is occurring, driven by the ability to pull insights from data. New research shows that government organizations worldwide stand to gain $206 billion in value over the next four years by connecting data streams, using new analytics tools, and delivering insights to more people.
“The Next Urban Decade: Critical Challenges & Opportunities“ plenary discussion at World Cities Summit earlier this month focused on the current and future development of cities. Microsoft Corporate Vice President Worldwide Public Sector, shares her insight in this latest blog post, into how city leaders can overcome these challenge by taking a people-first approach to innovation that empowers citizens, businesses and governments.
At the Cities and Big Data Summit, Microsoft’s Vice President of Asia Public Sector Stefan Sjöström led a discussion around data analytics, and shared how the role of a ‘data alchemist’ could help governments better enjoy the benefits of Big Data. Kelly Ng reports.
Microsoft today announced Ms Sonia Bashir Kabir as the new Country Manager for Bangladesh. Ms Kabir’s appointment takes effect immediately, taking over the role previously held by Mr Pubudu Basyaneke, who has led operations in Bangladesh since 2012.
The Myanma Computer Company (MCC) today inked a strategic alliance with Microsoft that will see 100,000 people trained and equipped with workforce-ready IT skills over the next three years. Under the alliance, the MCC will offer new programs in cloud computing and other emerging technologies in association with Microsoft.
Technology has long been a male-dominated industry. While the scale has tipped slightly – 27 percent of IT professionals today are women – there is more to be done to bridge the gender gap. Clair Deevy, Microsoft’s Citizenship Lead for Asia Pacific, explains why government, education and community leaders should inspire more young women to enter the IT field – and how.
Keshav Dhakad, Regional Director of Intellectual Property and Digital Crimes Unit, shares how Microsoft’s decades of experience in successfully protecting its customers from cybercriminals has enabled it to retain the advantage in the fight against cybercrime.
Financial institutions and private sectors are subjected to strict regulatory standards, yet they are expected to deliver quality services to customers. Learn how to choose the right cloud that best serve the interests of your customers and yourself.
Microsoft works with the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) to strengthen the potential of the local business community through training on emerging ICT platforms and systems. This article showcases Microsoft’s support for Vietnam’s vision for economic growth through IT advancement.
Using TV White Spaces, Microsoft and the Philippines government establish Internet connectivity in rural fisherfolk communities, allowing citizens access to services as well as playing a vital role in disaster recovery efforts.