Governments worldwide are undergoing transformation, which is being influenced by a convergence of factors, from new technologies to new budget realities. Learn about Microsoft’s vision for dynamic government, and how it fits into this picture.
01 February 2013 | Joel Cherkis, General Manager, Worldwide Government and Security
Governments have a wealth of data at their fingertips, but may not be realizing its full potential. One strategy is to open data to the public for analysis, which can help extract greater value, and boost transparency and public engagement.
28 January 2013 | Parul Bhandari, Government Industry Solutions Lead, Worldwide Public Sector
View our new video case study to learn how the European Court of Human Rights brought intelligent search features to its HUDOC system, responsible for sharing 90,000 documents, judgments and decisions with millions of visitors per year.
13 November 2012 | Anne-Claude Poinso, Marketing Manager, Public Sector France
Learn how Microsoft connects citizens with governments through open government initiatives.
06 September 2012 | Parul Bhandari, Government Industry Solutions Lead, Worldwide Public Sector
Read a Q+A with Craig Thomler of Delib Australia about the strategy and practice of Gov 2.0.
04 September 2012 | Michele Bedford Thistle, Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
Find out how some customers are augmenting open source deployments for better outcomes.
07 August 2012 | Michele Bedford Thistle, Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
Read this Q+A with a respected political entrepreneur to hear her views on hot topics in government.
05 July 2012 | Michele Bedford Thistle, Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
Find out how one government agency is using a SharePoint platform to help deliver efficient citizen services and open citizen engagement.
12 June 2012 | Jeff Paine, Senior Director of Public Sector Partners, Asia Pacific
Learn about the latest project launched as part of the plan to open access to core public datasets on transport, weather, and health in the UK.
22 May 2012 | Mark Gayler, Open Software Evangelist, Microsoft
Find out how Canadian cities are involving citizens in the planning/budgeting process.
12 April 2012 | Rob Corazzola, Municipal Government Industry Manager, Microsoft Canada
Learn about a publicly-accessible reference designed to help you evaluate the best cloud provider for your specific security needs.
05 April 2012 | Kellie Ann Chainier, Director of Office Regulatory and Policy Strategy, Worldwide Public Sector
Find out how some governments are embracing open government while still protecting sensitive data.
29 March 2012 | Michele Bedford Thistle, Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
Find out how the Canadian federal government is using innovative approaches to engage constituents in conversations about open government.
20 March 2012 | John Weigelt, National Technology Officer, Microsoft Canada
Find out how we’re helping customers understand how to implement the Connected Government Framework.
13 March 2012 | Alan Merrihew, Senior Director of Government Technology Strategy, Worldwide Public Sector
Find out how technology is helping Canadian agencies use web 2.0 tools while managing their risk and exposure.
08 March 2012 | Jean Scott, Industry Market Development Manager, Federal Government and Education
Learn why the next phase of open data initiatives may require a more collaborative and citizen-centric model.
01 March 2012 | Nik Garkusha, Open Platforms Lead, Microsoft Canada
Simple but effective strategies for government agencies planning a Gov 2.0/open gov/open data initiative.
31 January 2012 | Nik Garkusha, Open Platforms Lead, Microsoft Canada
Learn about some promising new apps for the public sector that will deliver intuitive, citizen-facing services to users right in the palm of their hand.
28 December 2011 | Joel Cherkis, General Manager, Worldwide Government and Security
The city of London is taking advantage of the Windows Azure cloud platform to manage 2.3 million web site hits a day. Learn how.
29 November 2011 | Michele Bedford Thistle, Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
Over the next several weeks, Microsoft on Government will be exploring some of the best and brightest examples of cost saving strategies in government - strategies that deliver new services to meet citizens' expectations without breaking budgets.
21 November 2011 | Michele Bedford Thistle, Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
Building smarter cities goes hand-in-hand with using resources more effectively. To eliminate waste and improve efficiency, many cities have considered deploying an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system – if they haven’t already.
10 October 2011 | Rodrigo Becerra Mizuno, Managing Director Government, Worldwide Public Sector
Mayor Boris Johnson urged Londoners to help spruce up the capital by reporting “grime crime” such as graffiti, and litter. The innovative “Love Clean London” system enables users to track progress of cleanups and delivers financial savings for boroughs.
06 October 2011 | Gordon McKenzie, Government Solutions Lead, Worldwide Public Sector
From time to time, Microsoft on Government will be exploring key themes that matter to the public sector. This October we’ve planned a series of posts focusing on Environmental Sustainability.
04 October 2011 | Michele Bedford Thistle, Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
The “consumerization of IT” is a trend that’s received a lot of media attention lately. Yet, much like cloud computing, the term is somewhat ambiguously applied to various industries and IT issues.
27 September 2011 | Joel Cherkis, General Manager, Worldwide Government and Security
Information technology is the common language and platform of governance today, empowering public sector organizations to collaborate, operate more effectively, increase efficiency and transparency, and to develop greater accountability to the citizen.
14 September 2011 | Michele Bedford Thistle, Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector