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Kiwi environmental entrepreneurs win global grant

Thursday, 28 March 2019, 3:04 pm | Microsoft New Zealand

Keeping our beaches clean just got easier for New Zealand non-profit organisation Sustainable Coastlines, when Microsoft President Brad Smith announced it was the recipient of an AI for Earth grant at a special beachside ceremony today. Smith is ... More >>

Getting workers ready for a modern Government

Monday, 25 March 2019, 10:32 am | Microsoft New Zealand

Digitising the nation is one of the Government’s key goals signalled by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern ahead of this year’s “Wellbeing Budget”, and for good reason. Within two years, more than 3,000 new jobs requiring digital skills will be created, ... More >>

Artificial Intelligence to double the rate of innovation

Wednesday, 13 March 2019, 11:20 am | Microsoft New Zealand

New Zealand, 13 March 2019 – By 2021, Artificial Intelligence (AI) will allow the rate of innovation in New Zealand to double. Employee productivity gains are also expected to increase 1.5 times, according to a new AI study released by Microsoft, ... More >>

How important is technology to your business?

Thursday, 7 March 2019, 3:02 pm | Microsoft New Zealand

How important is technology to your business? The perception vs the reality More >>

Microsoft helps Kiwi students learn to code in te reo Māori

Wednesday, 5 December 2018, 7:35 pm | Microsoft New Zealand

Global coding initiative features a new Minecraft tutorial in Māori to boost children’s engagement with IT More >>

Volpara reaches milestone in tech-driven cancer fight

Monday, 12 November 2018, 12:36 pm | Microsoft New Zealand

New Zealand, 12 November 2018 – Some of the greatest advances in the fight against breast cancer are happening not in the lab but in a Kiwi software company. Wellington-based Volpara® Solutions™ is helping save lives around the globe with its revolutionary ... More >>

Cleaning up New Zealand’s coastlines one bot at a time

Friday, 26 October 2018, 1:34 pm | Microsoft New Zealand

Cleaning up New Zealand’s coastlines one bot at a time New initiative using AI will help establish a New Zealand-first national litter database New Zealand, 26 October 2018 – Yesterday at Microsoft’s inaugural AI event, Future Now, real-life ... More >>

Turning artificial intelligence into GDP growth

Wednesday, 24 October 2018, 12:36 pm | Microsoft New Zealand

Industry leaders and influencers will be gathering at the Microsoft Future Now Conference in Auckland (25 October 2018), focussing on how to harness AI as a catalyst for growth. More >>

New Zealand tops list of most-scammed countries

Tuesday, 16 October 2018, 3:07 pm | Microsoft New Zealand

New Zealand, 16 October 2018 – New Zealanders are the most likely people in the world to have experienced a tech support scam, according to a new study from Microsoft. More >>

True cost of not replacing computers revealed in study

Thursday, 11 October 2018, 10:59 am | Microsoft New Zealand

New Zealand, 11 October 2018 – Old computers are costing business owners more than NZD$4,000 each (US$2,736) according to a new study released by Microsoft. The research [1] shows that most small and medium businesses (SMBs) could make significant ... More >>

Kiwi Team Reaches Semi-Finals at the Microsoft Imagine Cup

Thursday, 26 July 2018, 2:31 pm | Microsoft New Zealand

New Zealand, 26 July 2018 – A team of New Zealand students reached the semi-finals of the Microsoft Imagine Cup this week, among some of the best and brightest young tech innovators in the world vying for more than US$725,000 in cash and prizes and ... More >>

Fears of cyber threats delaying digital transformation

Friday, 20 July 2018, 10:44 am | Microsoft New Zealand

AUCKLAND, 19 JULY 2018 – A Frost & Sullivan study commissioned by Microsoft reveals that New Zealand organisations are currently ill-equipped to meet the challenge of rising cyber threats, and greater investment in cloud, AI and other cybersecurity ... More >>

Microsoft supports inspiring New Zealand teachers

Thursday, 19 July 2018, 12:32 pm | Microsoft New Zealand

If you were one of the approximately 100 teachers at Microsoft House in Auckland last weekend (14-15 July), you would have been greeted with an exciting atmosphere. The whizzing of drones filled the air, sounding like miniature Formula 1 cars, and ... More >>

Microsoft supports inspiring teachers

Thursday, 12 July 2018, 1:55 pm | Microsoft New Zealand

New Zealand, 12 July 2018 – Microsoft is thrilled to announce the inaugural Microsoft Innovative Educator (MIE) Expert Hui 2018, to be held this weekend (14-15 July). The hui will bring together teachers from across New Zealand for a weekend of professional ... More >>

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central launches

Monday, 9 July 2018, 3:43 pm | Microsoft New Zealand

Auckland, New Zealand – 9 July 2018 – Microsoft is today launching Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central in Australia and New Zealand. An intelligent cloud-based solution designed specifically for SMBs to help them manage finances, operations, ... More >>

Microsoft announces 2018 New Zealand Partner Awards winners

Friday, 22 June 2018, 9:51 am | Microsoft New Zealand

New Zealand, 10pm, 21 June 2018 – Microsoft New Zealand has celebrated its outstanding local business partners at the 11th annual Microsoft Partner Awards. More >>

New-look Partner Awards to celebrate Kiwi tech solutions

Wednesday, 11 April 2018, 9:49 am | Microsoft New Zealand

Microsoft New Zealand Partner Awards 2018 submissions are open New Zealand, 11 April 2018 – Entries for the 11th annual Microsoft New Zealand Partner Awards are now open. All Microsoft’s partners are invited to enter, with revitalised categories ... More >>

Introducing the New Era of Intelligent Cloud

Tuesday, 10 April 2018, 10:12 am | Microsoft New Zealand

New Zealand, 10 April 2018 – Global leaders in cloud and digital transformation will feature in a premier line-up of speakers at this year’s Microsoft Azure Summit 2018. More >>

Digital Transformation to Contribute US$7 Billion to NZ GDP

Thursday, 15 March 2018, 9:41 am | Microsoft New Zealand

• IDC study commissioned by Microsoft predicts that approximately 55% of New Zealand’s GDP will be derived from digital products or services by 2021 More >>

Organisations in NZ Need to Invest in New Culture of Work

Thursday, 19 October 2017, 3:18 pm | Microsoft New Zealand

New Zealand, 19 October 2017 - The changing face of the Kiwi workforce has resulted in a need for organisations to foster a new culture of work to achieve digital transformation success, a Microsoft Study [1] has concluded. In fact, 72% felt that more could be ... More >>



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