Hans Andersen Club Boosts Staff Productivity through Microsoft Cloud-based Solutions

Hans Andersen Club (HAC) is a nonprofit organisation with a strong focus on the wellbeing of children and youth. Aimed at enabling the holistic development of children, HAC promotes reading-related activities to help them adapt more easily to a knowledge-based society. The nonprofit, named after renowned Danish author Hans Christian Andersen, was established in 1963…

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Volunteer Service Abroad improves business efficiency with Microsoft

Volunteer Service Abroad (VSA) is New Zealand’s largest and most established volunteering agency for international development. Headquartered in Wellington, VSA deploys New Zealand volunteers across Melanesia, Polynesia and Timor-Leste to participate in building the capacity of underserved communities. Image by Volunteer Service Abroad Since its establishment in 1962, VSA has deployed New Zealanders for over…

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Greater Access to Education through the Cloud

When it comes to the cloud, we often relate it as a technology that is used exclusively by large companies to reduce their IT budgets or improve staff productivity. However, the possibilities of cloud actually go beyond the corporate world. Surabaya-based Airlangga University demonstrated how cloud technology has provided its students with easier access to…

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NPO Guides Students to Envision Japan in 2044

How can a young person help design the future of their country? dot JP (Japan Produce), a nonprofit organization based in Tokyo, aims to improve the policy literacy of youth by building bridges between government elites and young people below 30 years of age through internships and policy contests. These programs encourage participants to actively…

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5 Tips for Building a Business Case for Office 365

Choosing the right cloud solution increases your organization’s efficiency, saves on technology costs and fosters your best collaboration. Microsoft provides Office 365 as a donation to qualifying nonprofits through its software donation programme. Office 365 provides a myriad of Web App tools on the cloud which can be accessed from anywhere. These tools range from the familiar,…

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Thailand selects Office 365 for every student nationwide

Eight million students and 400,000 teachers across Thailand now have access to Office 365 for education, giving them the ability to create, connect and collaborate on an advanced and enterprise-ready cloud platform that is safe and secured. Thanks to Microsoft Thailand and the Office of the Basic Education Commission (OBEC), a five-year agreement to address…

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Tech4Good Webinar Series :: Microsoft Office 365 for Nonprofits - A Demo

Join us for this FREE webinar on "Microsoft Office 365 for Nonprofits – A Demo", Thursday, 20 February 2014, at 12:00 PM (Singapore time). Register today!  If your organisation has staff and volunteers in multiple locations, requires more flexible working styles or needs to access data from various devices, then cloud solutions like Microsoft Office 365…

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Gold for Nepal at 2013 Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship

Himal Shrestha is the type of youth one expects at software competitions. The 17-year-old student wants to master the ins and outs of Microsoft Excel®, is excited about getting certification for his MS Office® skills and dreams of becoming a data scientist. While his counterparts at the 2013 Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) World Championship are…

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Leading Global Humanitarian Society Selects Cloud, Enhances Capacity and Response

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has selected Microsoft Office 365 to be the standard communications and collaboration platform for its National Societies worldwide. This partnership with Microsoft will serve over a million volunteers and staff worldwide. In Asia this includes the organisation’s 37 national societies, four IFRC secretariat regional…

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New Technology Partnership to Help Malaysian Youth Realise their Potential

Microsoft Malaysia recently launched “The Spark of Transformation”, a collaborative partnership with the Malaysian government to empower local youth to realise their full potential by connecting them with greater education, employment and entrepreneurship opportunities. These new initiatives, launched in collaboration with Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC), are aimed at closing the digital divide in Malaysia, as…

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