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Public-private education programme launched to address skills shortage in primary industries

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With a focus on primary industries and regional innovation, Microsoft, Massey University and not for profit The Collaborative Studio have announced the creation of an Industry 4.0 Leadership and Skills Development programme....

Data and the cloud: By unlocking our DNA we’ve found two new prehistoric ancestors

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Microsoft Azure helps scientists unravel the surprisingly diverse origins of modern people and uncover some medical answers for today Who were our ancestors? What species of humans came before us? How much of their jumbled genetic legacy lies embedded...

Digital Marketing resources from your Go-To-Market with Microsoft team

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Dear partners, As the world responds to the COVID-19 outbreak, we’re working to support our partners by providing technology, tips, and resources to help your organization continue to grow, while working remotely. I want to share with you a few...

Submit a nomination for the Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards

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One of the highlights of the year is the opening of nominations to the Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards. The awards recognize the outstanding successes and innovations of our partners related to cloud technology, entrepreneurial spirit and the...

Microsoft will be carbon negative by 2030

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The scientific consensus is clear. The world confronts an urgent carbon problem. The carbon in our atmosphere has created a blanket of gas that traps heat and is changing the world’s climate. Already, the planet’s temperature has risen by 1 degree...

How four Kiwi innovators are using tech to grow

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Smaller businesses are often reluctant to change something when what they have already seems ‘good enough.’ It can be challenging to see what’s possible with new technology, especially when it comes to the Cloud. Vitor Cabrera is Microsoft’s...

Drive the future of mobility in the automotive industry

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Regardless of the industry, every organization is undergoing a digital transformation. The automotive industry is no exception. Since Karl Benz and Henry Ford revolutionized transportation with the initial development and mass production of the...

Skills Development: a top priority

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It’s hard to overstress the importance of a constant skills development motion for a modern partner practice. The emergence of new technical roles and the shortage of technical skilled professionals means that your ability to attract, develop and...

Winning the modern-day consumer in the world of consumer goods

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Originally written by Cath Brands, Industry Marketing Director - Retail and Consumer Goods Eighty percent of consumer goods CEOs think their operating model is at risk.1 Why is that? Simply put, given how fast consumer preferences and the retail...

Data sovereignty for defence

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Originally written by Jules Thorne, find him on LinkedIn here. Data sovereignty, keeping data within the physical borders of a particular country, is a common concern among large organizations. Nowhere is this idea more ingrained than within...