Singapore plans to become a leader in digital sustainability

IMDA and Microsoft to power green software solutions development Singapore’s Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) is collaborating with Microsoft to accelerate the development of innovative sustainable software solutions across industries in Singapore and beyond. This first-in-the region private-public partnership will look to ensure that underlying software and applications are also sustainable in nature.…

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Metcash to transform supply chain management

Recent global events have highlighted the importance of supply chain resilience Metcash and Microsoft have today announced a strategic supply chain transformation initiative with the newly announced Microsoft Supply Chain Platform. As part of the initiative, Metcash will leverage Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management as its core Enterprise Resource Planning system of…

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The Arnott’s Group partners with Microsoft

The Arnott’s Group will have improved visibility of its emissions activities The Arnott’s Group and Microsoft have announced a new partnership to help the iconic food manufacturer transform its sustainability agenda by using data more effectively. The Arnott’s Group will become the first organisation in Australia and New Zealand to…

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CIO at DAFF signals tech upgrades for agriculture

Digital services delivered on demand for DoA Agricultural exports have been a lynchpin of Australia’s economy since the earliest days of European settlement. Today’s farmers and agribusinesses face a complex web of export regulations, quotas, eligibility criteria, audits, and real-time monitoring. The Australian Government understands the importance of the agriculture…

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Banks twice as likely to be carbon neutral

The report assessed businesses against seven key dimensions One in 10 Australian financial services providers have already reached net zero emissions from their own operations, compared to one in 20 businesses across all Australian industries. This is the key finding in a new report into sustainability progress from Microsoft ANZ…

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New levels of collaboration needed to meet the ransomware challenge

The RaaS economy allows cybercriminals to purchase access to ransomware Microsoft today released its second edition of Cyber Signals, a regular cyber threat intelligence brief, spotlighting security trends and insights gathered from Microsoft’s global security signals and experts. The specialization and consolidation of the cybercrime economy have fueled ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS),…

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NSW accelerates digital transformation

The renewed partnership will maximise the value of Microsoft solutions Microsoft has extended its partnership with the NSW Government for a further five years to support the unique needs of agencies during their digital transformation journeys. The renewed agreement supports 25 agencies and almost 400,000 users across the Health, Transport,…

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Telstra and Microsoft sign five-year strategic agreement

The main goal of this is to support Australia’s digital growth Telstra and Microsoft have announced a major expansion of their strategic partnership to drive growth and value for customers and Australia as a nation. The five-year agreement is one of the largest partnerships Microsoft has established with a telecommunications provider globally.…

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