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Reimagine accessibility and foster inclusion in the modern workplace

On May 17, 2018, Microsoft joins in marking the seventh Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), a day dedicated to raising awareness of accessibility in the digital world. In honour of this day, we are releasing a short film: Empower every person: reimagining accessibility. This film features accessibility experts from Microsoft and our … Read more »

Internet of Things

Cobotics While working side-by-side with a robot may seem like science fiction, cobotics (collaborative robotics) is already happening in high-end manufacturing. Rather than reading an article about how cobots support people to do their best work; let us sing it to you. Quantum Computing Quantum computing is many things: important, … Read more »

Brave New World – How AI Will Impact Work and Jobs

By Ralph Haupter, President, Microsoft Asia. There’s no doubt that the advent of broadly-available Artificial Intelligence (AI) offers businesses the prospect of increased productivity and accelerated innovation, whilst also enabling society to help solve some of its toughest – and most persistent – challenges: disease, famine, climate control and natural disasters. … Read more »

It takes a community to raise a STEM-girl

By Andrea Della Mattea, President, Microsoft Asia Pacific. This article was originally posted on LinkedIn. Every day when I get to the office, I meet so many amazing, talented people. We brainstorm problems together, we strategize & pursue opportunities together – we go through the ups and downs of our work together. When I … Read more »

AI Is Built On Trust

The development of artificial intelligence (AI) is accelerating, enabling profound progress in every field of human endeavour – from healthcare to education to climate control and crop yields. By combining AI with natural human ingenuity, we are able to maximize the potential of individuals and enable them to accomplish remarkable … Read more »

Digital Nations 2030 Conference

Digital Nations 2030, A Global Future Summit. Russell Craig, Microsoft’s NTO, Ravi Chaturvedi, Associate Director of Research Fletcher School, and Deputy Government Chief Digital Officer, Tim Occleshaw, talk about the why New Zealand is one of the top five Digital Nations in the world … Read more »

General Data Protection Regulation Breakfast

  On the 25th May 2018, the new GDPR will come into effect. In light of the imminent change, Microsoft and iappANZ (International Association of Privacy Professionals) hosted a breakfast to discuss and advise on the applicability of GDPR to New Zealand businesses and how businesses can adapt and comply with … Read more »