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Future Decoded

The United Kingdom (UK) remains one of the world’s foremost tech and start-up economies. In fact, according to the World Economic Forum, (WEF) the UK ranks 8th out of 143 in effectiveness for digital technology. However, as we see globally, the UK is not without its challenges, particularly as it relates to education and health. … Continue reading Future Decoded

The Trend Toward Transparency: Announcing the Microsoft Transparency Center in Brasilia

I recently came back from Singapore where we launched our first combined Transparency and Cybersecurity Center. Today, I’m pleased to announce that we are launching a new Transparency Center in Brasilia, which will serve Latin America governments and enterprise customers and form part of the global network now covering 4 regions. We opened a North … Continue reading The Trend Toward Transparency: Announcing the Microsoft Transparency Center in Brasilia

Microsoft works with the World Bank to boost emerging economies

Technology seems to be everywhere – but for a substantial part of the world, its benefits are elusive. The World Bank’s World Development Report 2016, “Digital Dividends,” released in January 2016, finds that technological changes have not improved access to public services or increased economic opportunities as had been expected. “Digital technologies are spreading rapidly, … Continue reading Microsoft works with the World Bank to boost emerging economies

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