Microsoft Corp. announced new partnerships with global higher education institutions to align and integrate Microsoft's technical skills programs and credentials to help address the growing 21st century talent gap. The skills programs will help students prepare for the jobs of tomorrow with in-demand technologies in fields like artificial intelligence, computer science, cybersecurity and data science.
Across the globe, there's a growing skills gap that threatens to inhibit economic growth for workers, businesses and governments.
Microsoft Corp. announced new agreements to boost clean energy and connectivity in Washington state. The two agreements with Chelan County Public Utility District (PUD) will see Microsoft receive carbon-free electricity to power its Puget Sound campuses and partner with the PUD on broadband connectivity in Chelan County.
"This agreement provides much more than renewable energy for Microsoft - it's an investment in new opportunities for communities in central Washington and the competitiveness of Washington state," said Shelley McKinley, general manager, Technology and Corporate Responsibility, Microsoft...