Netherlands

Minecraft: Education Edition comes to European schools

A new version of Minecraft aimed at helping schoolchildren learn has been released after feedback from tens of thousands of teachers and students. Minecraft: Education Edition has been launched in 11 languages around the world, and landed in Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, … Read more »

Europe Code Week: A timely reminder for partnership

By Sylvie Laffarge, Director, Philanthropies Europe, Microsoft Significant progress has been made when it comes to injecting computer science education into more curricula across Europe. But we can’t slow down. Europe Code Week reminds us that the power to drive change resides within us all. This year we are reinforcing … Read more »

Europe Code Week

This Europe Code Week, we focus on short-term and long-term ways to prepare current and future generations for our modern, digital workforce; and ultimately nurture a passion for STEM education among young Europeans. Check out what we have planned around the region! … Read more »

A look to the bank of the future

Imagine a world where you could predict when your customers will have their first thought about retirement planning and be ready to help them create that plan in just minutes. Imagine you could do the same for a young family applying for their mortgage or a fledgling company deciding where … Read more »

Just how safe is your business?

By Tim Rains, Director, Security at Microsoft I’ve had the opportunity to talk with many organizations in Europe over the years. No matter what type of organization I spoke with, big or small, retail or manufacturing or healthcare, they all expressed an interest in protecting their data, infrastructure and people … Read more »

An ode to Dutch genomic research through Kinect and interactivity

Interactive installations can serve a variety of purposes, they can even transport us into some of the tiniest (yet complex) structural forms: cells. Intricate processes such as aging cells can be hard to grasp and visualize, yet that’s exactly what the studio CleverFranke in the Netherlands set out to do. … Read more »

ISS Netherlands: Transforming the cleaning business with Microsoft technology

ISS Netherlands wanted to improve its competitiveness in a crowded facilities services market. With the help of Microsoft technology including Windows Azure and Microsoft Office 365, the company has built a solution that automatically notifies workers when facilities need to be maintained, improving client service while reducing customer costs. We … Read more »