Every business needs to go digital to survive, and it goes beyond digitizing processes. IT leaders are taking the lead to transform and successfully operate in a mobile-first, cloud-first world. Microsoft conducted an online survey for two weeks in October with 291 IT leaders from medium to large organisations in 10 markets in Asia Pacific to seek their views on their journey and the new future.
A Microsoft Asia Pacific survey of 291 IT decision makers of medium to large enterprises across 10 markets in Asia Pacific showed that IT leaders in the region are leading the charge to harness disruptive technologies enabling their transformation to a mobile-first and cloud-first world. More than half of CIOs (53%) polled allocated 11% to 30% of their budget towards using new technologies and another 27% of respondents allocated more than 30%.
The Philippine Airlines (PAL) is the latest addition to a growing fleet of airlines powered by Microsoft. Find out how Office 365 helps PAL soar above the competition.Through Microsoft’s Office 365, PAL can now provide its employees with a standardized productivity cloud service that would make day-to-day communication across the entire organization more efficient and collaborative.
Jacqui MacPherson, Service NSW’s CIO, shares how a combination of new and old IT systems, and a highly mobile head office helps to provide an integrated government system that received top marks from its citizens.
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.
“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.
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.
IDC analysts, Charles Reed Anderson, Associate Vice President, Head of Telecoms and Mobility, IDC Asia/Pacific and Ian Song, Research Manager, Client Devices, IDC Asia Pacific – both based in Singapore – recently undertook an independent three month product review of Microsoft’s Surface Pro as a potential laptop replacement.
Social technologies are an integral part of how people are communicating and collaborating today, both personally and professionally. HR leaders now have an unprecedented opportunity to embrace enterprise social tools to engage, connect and empower employees, enabling a more responsive organization.
Microsoft announces availability of Office 365 Personal in Asia Pacific, a new consumer subscription offering catered for the individual, enabling the robust capabilities and unmistakable look and feel of Office across multiple devices