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Using technology to reach the most under-served students in Pakistan

Across Pakistan, 22.6 million children (44%) of school-going age don’t go to school. This is largely because education is unaffordable, or the nearest school is too far away. Children who don’t attend school are often the most vulnerable and marginalised, while the long-term impact on the country is a generation … Read more »

Delivering on the promise of equal educational opportunities for all

Digital transformation is transforming every industry and sector including education enabling educational institutions to use modern tools for a more collaborative and engaging classroom experience. This transformation is also helping schools employ technology to realise the goal of providing equal access to a quality learning experience for all students, including … Read more »

Digital transformation isn’t just a buzz word for business

Deriving true value from digital transformation demands vision, insight and investment. It’s not dipping the proverbial toe into digital. Nor is it the bold, brave leap. Done with intent, it is strategic and sustainable. Research undertaken by International Data Corporation (IDC) and Microsoft South Africa found that 20% of South … Read more »

Making cloud solutions more accessible to the South African government

By Siya Madyibi, Corporate, External and Legal Affairs (CELA) Director at Microsoft South Africa For governments throughout the world cloud computing is fast becoming a key part of their ongoing IT strategy. Cloud services offer access to virtually unlimited data storage and remove the burden of having to purchase, maintain, … Read more »

Helping governments embrace digital transformation

Digital transformation is essential to advance the mission of government. Technology has become an omnipresent force in the world and when capitalised on, it can create more efficient, transparent, and productive governments. Industry has always been transformed by technology. From the steam revolution to electricity and now digital business, human … Read more »