Using the Cloud for Good

Cloud computing is not just being adopted by the business community in New Zealand but has also made a significant impact in not-for-profit organizations (NFP) across the country.   Attendees of the Connecting Communities conference in Christchurch on 29 February 2012 learnt of several NFPs who have used the Microsoft cloud as a key enabler of…

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Helping charitable organisations with technology

A guest post by Belinda Gorman, Community Affairs Manager at Microsoft New Zealand Limited Working at both UNICEF and Microsoft over the last few years affords me a broad view of the social and economic opportunities information technology fosters in the hands of non-governmental organisations (NGOs). Many NGOs have already embraced technology to help improve…

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Citizen Advice Bureau receives Microsoft’s largest ever donation in New Zealand

Excerpt from Microsoft New Zealand media release The Citizen’s Advice Bureau has launched a new website, making its database of national and local information available directly to people on the web. The new website was made possible due to support from multiple partners including a $5.5 million software donation by Microsoft New Zealand – the…

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