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The era of the fan has begun

In his book, The Dream Society: How the Coming Shift from Information to Imagination Will Transform Your Business (2001), futurist Rolf Jensen predicts that the information-based society will give way to a society that places more value in the stories behind products and services. In other words, people will no … Read more »

Gamers win with Windows 10

With the release of Windows 10, Microsoft’s operating system (OS) gets to power an even broader range of devices than before, ranging from tiny IOT (internet of things) devices through to mobile devices like tablets and powerful desktop gaming PCs. Moreover, gaming on the PC and Xbox One game console … Read more »

Microsoft sets new standard for cloud security and data privacy

By Theo Watson, Microsoft Corporate Attorney In the cloud-first, mobile-first era, companies in every industry around the globe are using cloud computing to power their transformation into digital businesses. Organisations are turning to the cloud due to the business benefits that the technology unlocks and enables including cost savings, greater … Read more »

Taking Note of One handy and versatile educational tool

As is the case with most other professionals residing in the mobile-first, cloud-first era, time has become a very finite resource for teachers, as such a great deal of work and some downtime must be squeezed into their day. This includes teaching classes, hosting extramural activities, marking assignments, exams and … Read more »

Catering to the needs of a vigorous and dynamic app economy

In the fast paced and modern business environment, the software and technology needs of companies can change rapidly, often with little or no warning as the organisation needs to respond quickly to new market demands or disruption from competitors. Companies are being tested as the product lifecycle for something like … Read more »

More capabilities and management choices with Windows 10

By Anthony Doherty, Windows business group lead at Microsoft South Africa Within the mobile-first, cloud-first era, organisations need flexibility and agility when it comes to Windows manageability. With Windows 10, Windows management features are built right into the operating system, offering the best capabilities, regardless of an organisation’s business scenario … Read more »

Using tech to sync staff efforts & better serve the modern customer

By Uriel Rootshtain – Business Group Lead, Office Division at Microsoft South Africa The advent of collaborative technologies such as consumer social networks have, along with trends that include mobility and cloud computing, had a profound impact on the way people communicate, interact, and share information. These same technologies are … Read more »

First steps completed on the journey towards universal productivity

Date, Johannesburg – Last year, Microsoft announced its new mission – to empower every person and every organisation on the planet to achieve more – by delivering the best in-class productivity platforms and services for a mobile-first, cloud-first world. Achieving this lofty goal would be done by tackling three big … Read more »