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Record software donations
Microsoft Australia reached new heights with the Software Donation Program last financial year donating more than $50 million dollars’ worth of software to over 3,300 community organisations.
MICROSOFT PRODUCT NEWS:
The ability to store vast amounts of data in an always available place, accessible via an internect connection, is one of the truly remarkable benefits of cloud based computing services.
Microsoft has just released a SkyDrive app for Windows Phone and the iPhone.
Over the next two days in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Microsoft is sponsoring the Accelerating Asia Pacific 2011 conference. With over 150 delegates from across Asia and the Pacific, the conference is looking at how innovation in information technologies, occurring across Asia and the Pacific, is driving not only economic growth but also societal opportunity. In a region populated by billions of people, the prospects for the creation of new ideas, the opportunities for commercial ventures and the resolution of what have been to date intractable social problems is immense and very real.
On the evening of the 5th of December in Sydney, despite unseasonably cold weather and tropical downpours, the NSW Chapter of the Institute for Metadata Management (IMM) was launched.
The Institute of Metadata Management (IMM) is a community of practice around the creation, management, use, promotion, capability development, innovation and articulation of information about information for better governance.