Toasting our 2017 Microsoft Australia Partner Awards Finalists!

Every year it’s a huge privilege to be able to recognise through the Microsoft Australia Partner Awards (MAPA) those partners who have really stood out, delivering incredible solutions and extraordinary levels of service. What really stood-out for me was the transformative nature of the stories submitted. Together, with our partners we are helping Australian organisations…


Microsoft Australia Partner Awards: Up close and personal with the Optimise Your Operations Award

It’s all about the end user! As lead of the Internet of Things & Advanced Analytics business within Microsoft Australia’s Cloud and Enterprise marketing organisation I get to do a lot of different jobs. This involves working on a software platform that essentially allows people to connect everything, from mining trucks through to traffic lights…

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Writing a killer submission for Microsoft Partner awards

Lisa Lintern, Communications Strategist and Writer Lisa Lintern, a communications strategist and writer, provided some great hints and tips. “We’re just not sure how to start,” are the words I often hear from businesses when they contact me seeking help for award submissions. Sometimes I can hear they are feeling overwhelmed. Writing your submission for…


Why Kloud has the global edge by winning a Microsoft Partner of the Year Award at Inspire.

Last year Kloud Solutions, now a subsidiary of Telstra, picked up the Microsoft Enterprise Mobility Partner of the Year award. They have entered the awards for the last three years running winning the Cloud Productivity category and being nominated as finalists in the Enterprise Mobility category in 2015. The submission process was made easier for the…

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Road to APC: Mexia leads the digital dance for enterprise transformation

The calibre of companies which have been named as finalists in the Microsoft Australia Partner Awards (MAPA) has never been higher. These are businesses that are deeply engaged in the digital transformation initiatives of their customers, and are contributing more broadly to the innovation fabric of Australia. In this story we meet Mexia, who are…


Microsoft Australia Partner Awards 2016 – Only 3 business days left to get in your submission

Next week on Monday 16 May at 11.59pm AEST, 2016 Microsoft Australia Partner Awards submissions close. You still have time to write and submit a winning entry. And here’s why. MAPA’s aren’t won on revenue. They’re truly about innovation and solutions. So if you’ve worked on a project you’re passionate about, it could redefine your business. Watch this…


What’s in store at this year’s Australia Partner Conference?

Plans for APC 2016 are well and truly underway. But before I delve into what’s in store for you at the Gold Coast from the 5 – 8 September, I’d like to revisit something I discussed at last year’s conference. During my opening keynote, I talked about the IDC and their prediction that the Australian…


GUEST BLOG POST: Why apply for Microsoft Partner of the Year? The answer: Why not?!

  Hello Partners, I have the pleasure of being in the role of Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) Experience Ambassador, where I get the opportunity to ensure every aspect of WPC is focused on you, our partners. My priority is to create experiences at WPC that provide you an environment to discover new business opportunities with Microsoft…


Improve Your Chances of Winning a Partner of the Year Award

Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards have officially opened. It’s your opportunity to showcase the solutions your business has built on Microsoft technologies. Receiving an award positions your company for new business opportunities, differentiates you from the competition, generates positive press coverage and can lead to even greater market recognition. Maximise your chances of winning…