Microsoft has announced it is launching an initiative to deliver critical cloud computing skills to 5,000 Australian public sector workers by 2020. The goal of the initiative is to boost the digital capabilities of public sector workers at the forefront of delivering digital services to Australian citizens. The digital delivery

Telstra and Microsoft have partnered to deliver native voice calling services from the Microsoft cloud with the launch of Telstra Calling for Office 365. Available for Telstra’s Australian business customers from the middle of 2018, Telstra Calling for Office 365 lets customers easily and securely access cloud collaboration combined with voice

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Digital transformation will add an estimated $45 billion to Australia’s GDP by 2021. That figure will continue to grow at 0.5 per cent annually, according to new report from Microsoft and IDC. The report, Unlocking the economic impact of Digital Transformation in Australia examines the economic impact of revenue from

Microsoft ScaleUp (formerly known as Microsoft Accelerator) is moving into the new Sydney Startup Hub, which was officially opened today. The program is designed to help start-ups grow rapidly and has been launched in seven other cities around the world. In the five years ScaleUp has been running, close to

Technology giants have maintained their position atop Boston Consulting Groups’s most innovative companies list. Apple, Google and Microsoft take the top three spots respectively, with Amazon and Samsung rounding out the top five. WHICH-50 Reader Survey: Help us improve Which-50 by taking our annual reader survey. You can also win

Adobe Marketing Cloud is now integrated with Microsoft’s Dynamics 365, marking a new milestone in the strategic partnership between the two technology companies, announced last year. Available to joint customers, the integration helps brands optimise enterprise selling and lead management, Adobe said. Download Bridging the AdTech and MarTech Divide today.

Less than 0.5 per cent of the data currently generated by organisations is actually being used. That’s according to Microsoft’s corporate vice president of industry, Toni Townes-Whitley. Those who can harness the untapped data through digital signals stand to be the winners in a digital economy, she said. “It’s Microsoft’s

A recent wave of commentary out of the US indicates political will is beginning to turn against the titans of the tech industry, with anti-trust concerns and calls for increased regulation. But for now customers still love their products and services, and internet companies have some of the strongest brands

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Customer-facing employees are receptive to technological change and want to be included in company’s digital transformation programs, according to a new survey of Australian workers. Only 21 per cent of firstline workers (customer-facing or product-handling employees) are involved in digital transformation initiatives, according to research from Microsoft. A further 33

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Ford designers in Melbourne are increasingly using virtual and mixed reality to accelerate the design process for new vehicles. Designers have been piloting Microsoft HoloLens technology for a year now in Ford’s Dearborn headquarters, allowing them to see proposed virtual design elements brought to life inside the physical vehicle. Sign