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  • Blog Post: YouthSpark launches

    Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has launched Microsoft YouthSpark – an initiative to create opportunities for 300 million young people around the world over the next three years. With many countries, including many major economies, struggling to generate economic growth under the burden of substantial...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft adopts CarbonSystems’ Environmental Sustainability Platform

    “ You can’t manage what you can’t measure”, is an old management adage that is the motivation for Microsoft’s decision to select and adopt a cloud-based application for automatically capturing and reporting the company’s use of non-renewable resources. Microsoft...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Welcomes Federal Commitment to Value for Money Procurement

    The release (on January 27) by the Federal Special Minister of State, the Honourable Gary Gray, MP of a revised Federal Government policy on open source software has been welcomed by Microsoft Australia. Approved by the Minister and the Secretaries' ICT Governance Board in December the policy's requirement...
  • Blog Post: Driving down software piracy – why should governments care?

    Guest blog from Business Software Alliance Australia has one of the world’s most comprehensive legislative regimes for the protection of intellectual property, including software. Now it’s time for Australian governments to focus on enforcement. The latest report on the state of global...
  • Blog Post: Are we entering a new era of sustainability?

    This month Accenture released their UN Global Compact CEO Study 2010 , the largest such study of CEOs ever conducted on the topic of sustainability. The report suggests that we are entering a “new era of sustainability”. This is an era where sustainability is not seen as a separate “feel...
  • Blog Post: Australian Software Industry Gets Exposure in USA

    Microsoft and the Australian Government (Austrade) are joining forces to drive entrepreneurship within the Australian software community and support the development, commercialisation and internationalisation of innovative solutions to address global environmental challenges and opportunities. As...
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