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…


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…


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…