Guest Blog: Paul Woods – Adopt & Embrace. Creating connections – Sunday afternoon, Australian Networking Dinner and the First Day of WPC!

In the last #WPC16 update we were arriving back in Toronto after a fantastic night at Niagara Falls. Thanks again to Sarah and the Australian team for putting on a great event. For our Sunday afternoon we had a few options. We could have attended the “first attendee orientation” event. To be honest, the thought…


Looking for new IT hires in your business ?

At 2015 Australia Partner Conference in our final keynote we talked about a great initiative for Partners in Australia to get involved in making a difference to Youth called Youth IT Careers, a Corporate Citizenship program established by Infoxchange in partnership with Microsoft. Youth IT Careers has two parts – education and a traineeship within a business, it…


Road to WPC 2016: MOQdigital partners with Microsoft on elegant transforming cloud solutions

In this week’s ‘Road to WPC’ partner profile series, we take a closer look at MOQdigital who was named Australian Partner of the Year and finalist for the Internet of Things category. Over the past twelve months MOQ Digital has demonstrated customer innovation and expertise in Internet of Things (IoT), creating a solution that helps…


Announcing our 2016 Microsoft Australia Partner Awards (MAPA) Finalists

In the past few weeks I’ve had the privilege of reading this year’s Microsoft Australia Partner Awards (MAPA) nominations. As I’ve read through these carefully crafted submissions, it really brought home to me that something significant is happening across our Partner Network. Never before have I read such rich customer stories – all of them…


Road to WPC 2016: Software and workload insights deliver game changing opportunities for optimisation

To build on the story earlier this week in the “Road to WPC” partner profile series, we take a closer look at the solution they delivered for the Western Australia’s Housing Authority.  Software Optimisation Services’ (SOS) innovative team sets a high standard in combining energy, passion, and long term customer value through every Microsoft Software…


Road to WPC 2016: SOS delivers crystal clarity on IT ecosystems and finds opportunities for reform

Earlier this month, we wrote about how a record seven Australian partners won worldwide awards. As we gear up for Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference in Toronto in less than  two weeks, I wanted introduce the “Road to WPC” partner profile series. We will be spotlighting some of the amazing work partners are doing with customers. It…