Steven Worrall

Microsoft and a group of its partners have formed the Male Champions of Change Microsoft Partner Group, representing 300,000 employees, to accelerate the technology sector’s push for gender equality.    Women currently make up 29 per cent of Australia’s technology workforce and there remains an 18 per cent gender pay gap in

CommBank X15 Ventures

Commbank has launched a new start-up incubator called X15 Ventures, which it says will produce 25 new ventures by 2024, signalling a new approach to the startup-enterprise relationship. The bank announced the initiative today which it described as an “Australian technology venture-building entity designed to deliver new digital solutions.” Download: Which-50’s

During his first visit to Australia in three years, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella today asked local customers and partners to focus on creating their own intellectual property, arguing the underlying technology can largely be handled by Microsoft and should be viewed as a commodity. But in doing so the IP

robot, AI, money, automation

More than half of Australian organisations have started to adopt artificial intelligence, but strategies and capabilities remain immature and Australia is beginning to lag its regional neighbours, according to new research from Microsoft. Along with IDC Asia/Pacific, Microsoft interviewed with more than 1,600 business leaders and 1,500 workers across Asia

Microsoft opened its newest Technology Centre in Sydney today, offering the company’s local customers and partners a hub to develop digital technology and strategies. During the launch the technology giant also announced a new partnership with the NSW Government’s Department of Finance, Services and Innovation. The government signed a memorandum

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

Steven Worrall has been appointed as Microsoft’s Australian managing director, taking over the top job from Pip Marlow. After 21 years with Microsoft, Marlow is moving to a newly-created position at Suncorp — Chief Executive Officer, Strategic Innovation. Read the new Which-50 Magazine. Edition 1 :  leadership and digital transformation