Month: November 2016

Microsoft participates in Global Informatics Forum, 2016

Delegate get hands-on with latest digital transformation technologies including Microsoft Azure, IoT, Power BI and Mass Happiness Index. 23rd November, 2016; Kuwait City, Kuwait – In line with its commitment to accelerate government modernization in the era of “Digital Transformation” towards a knowledge based economy, Microsoft unveiled an array of … Read more »

The Transformation of Education in Africa

In order to assess the overall state of digital education in Africa, Microsoft conducted a survey at this year’s Innovation Africa Summit, held in Kenya. The summit is the largest annual gathering of high-level officials from the wider education community in more than 40 African countries, who come together to … Read more »

Microsoft to debut as lead technology partner at largest construction show

Company to share latest technological innovations and best practices in the field of construction. Dubai, United Arab Emirates – November 20th, 2016. In line with its commitment to drive digital transformation in the construction sector, Microsoft will be participating as the lead technology partner at the Big 5 International Building … Read more »

Catching up with Kate: Women’s Entrepreneurship Day

Kate Kiguru from Kenya first met Microsoft 4Afrika in 2014, when she was awarded with an innovation grant. How has her start-up grown since then? We celebrate her this Women’s Entrepreneurship Day. When Kate Kiguru first developed a mobile app to help security firms manage their mobile employees in 2011, … Read more »

Start-ups: Don’t drown in data

There’s no business too small to benefit from data analytics Let’s set a quick scenario. Kevin is an entrepreneur who owns a kiosk selling locally brewed beers. Kevin keeps a log book of all his sales, so that he always knows how much profit, or loss, he is making. That’s … Read more »