Post XP-End of Service: Prepping for an OS migration (2)

If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. But are organisations that are running Windows XP aware of the risks when using a 12-year-old operating system? Ken Wye Saw, Chairman of ICT & New Technologies, Singapore Manufacturing Federation, and CEO of CrimsonLogic, speaks to Futures about the importance of organisations to keep their IT resources current.

Building the ‘data dividend’ for citizens

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.

Microsoft’s approach for the next urban decade

“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.

Microsoft CityNext tackles urbanization through innovation

At World Cities Summit, Microsoft reveals how the use of innovative technology is changing the way cities are tackling urbanization challenges and transforming the lives for their citizens. Microsoft CityNext believes a people-first approach is the key to future-proofing cities.

Delivering 21st Century learning in Asia

Microsoft’s Asia Pacific Senior Education Programmes Manager Felicia Brown shares how teachers and schools are integrating ICT into the learning process to ensure students are equipped with the right skills in the real world.

Microsoft-CITYNET Appathon uncovers innovative solutions for cities

The first place winning app, a solution focusing on public safety called Safety Whistle, was submitted by Yashasvi and teammates Anish Ansari, Gopal Kandoi and Rumi Shakya, who made up Team Conscientious. In this app, users can enter two to three emergency contact numbers and two to three emergency email addresses.