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  • Blog Post: Record donation figures and broadening of Software Donation Program

    Microsoft Australia reached new heights with the Software Donation Program last financial year donating more than $40 million dollars’ worth of software to an increasing number of community organisations. This amazing outcome is a 20 percent increase on last year’s already impressive figure...
  • Blog Post: Accelerating Asia Pacific forum

    There are three fairly standard reactions I receive when I am telling people about the work Microsoft is undertaking with Governments and community partners to improve lives and drive national competitiveness and first up is usually surprise! I find people are generally unaware of the breadth and depth...
  • Blog Post: Charity staff spend day at Microsoft and celebrate $100 million milestone

    Microsoft last week hosted its first “Connecting Communities” event to showcase the important role of technology for not for profits, charities and community organisations. The event brought together a range of speakers who presented on topics important to not for profit organisations such...
  • Blog Post: ThinkUKnow launches in Darwin

    Today we launched “ThinkUKnow Australia” cyber-safety program in Northern Territory, at Sanderson Middle School in Malak. ThinkUKnow (TUK) is a joint initiative between the AFP and Microsoft Australia which aims to raise awareness about online safety and security issues, particularly those...
  • Blog Post: Where next for the cloud?

    The computing experience is undergoing a powerful transformation. Increasingly, consumers, businesses and government are harnessing the computing power offered through the accumulation of powerful servers located in data centres located around the globe. This is the cloud. In Where next? Microsoft...
  • Blog Post: NAIDOC Week: Our support for Indigenous Entrepreneurs

    It’s NAIDOC Week, offering us all a chance to celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and recognise the significant contributions of Indigenous Australians. Earlier this year, the RISE initiative was launched by Yarnteen , a program supported by Microsoft and Social Ventures...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Australia breaks software donation target

    At the close of each financial year companies across Australia take account of their performance. In the simplest terms, this tends to be a focus on the facts, figures and financial performance targets. Here at Microsoft we asses more than just our business performance. We also take stock of our support...
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