The gaping opportunity divide in Asia means the very best performing education systems in the world are sitting next to the very worst. It seems the divide isn’t as wide as it is deep. This is reflected in the results of the most recent Program for International Student Assessment (PISA). The assessment measures the academic performance of students and compares these results by national average.
The Thai Red Cross Society, one of the largest nonprofits in Thailand, recently adopted Office 365 to enhance speed and reliability in its communication systems and mission-readiness. To date, the Thai Red Cross Society has successfully migrated 3,000 staff and volunteers to Office 365 Enterprise E3 edition and plans to expand Office 365 usage to its remaining 7,000 users.
The much anticipated Surface Pro 3 will be launched in Australia, China, Hong Kong, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, Thailand, and Taiwan. Pre-orders are now on for selected markets on the Microsoft Store Online, Surface retailers and Surface commercial resellers
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.
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.
Find out how Microsoft’s CSR programmes and today’s cutting edge technologies are helping local communities in Thailand discover opportunities that would help them become innovators that the country needs.
Enterprises in Asia Pacific (APAC) are expected to spend nearly $230 billion in 2014 to deal with issues caused by malware deliberately loaded onto pirated software — $59 billion dealing with security issues and $170 billion dealing with data breaches — according to a new joint study conducted by IDC and the National University of Singapore (NUS).