18 December 2013 | Joel Cherkis, General Manager, Worldwide Government
9,000 visitors. 300 cities. This year’s Smart City Expo immersed mayors in real-life solutions to their cities’ toughest challenges.
27 November 2013 | Monique Mulder, VP Government, CGI
Project Pléïade transforms how central administration staff and regional education authorities collaborate, enabling them to work more closely together.
22 November 2013 | Magdalena Theisen, Business Development Manager, Germany Public Sector, Microsoft
Need to mobilize thousands of workers across as many hectares? No problem. Just follow the Hamburg Port Authority’s lead.
21 November 2013 | David Burrows, Managing Director of Government Industry, Europe, Middle East & Africa
How do you ignite innovation on a city budget? Learn how Manchester, England, did just that by moving its data to the cloud and giving it to developers.
20 November 2013 | Joel Cherkis, General Manager, Worldwide Government
If you’re looking for ways to build your city of the future, look no further than Barcelona. Discover why city leaders worldwide come here for answers.
14 November 2013 | Joel Cherkis, General Manager, Worldwide Government
Next week, leaders will gather in Barcelona to discuss the future of cities. Find out what’s happening and how to be part of it all.
28 October 2013 | Joel Cherkis, General Manager, Worldwide Government
Building a brighter future begins with innovation. See how Frankfurt and others are using it to create a better life for all.
20 October 2013 | Dr. Andrew Hawkins, Managing Director, Public Safety and Justice, Worldwide Public Sector, Microsoft Corporation
To battle rising cyber crime, Poland launched a multipronged attack. See how they did it, and get some ideas for safeguarding your own systems.
14 October 2013 | John Weigelt, National Technology Officer, Microsoft Canada
Cyber security is part technology and part personal initiative. Here are three actions you can take right now to make your agency cyber-secure.
09 September 2013 | Parul Bhandari, Government Industry Solutions Lead, Worldwide Public Sector
The Open Data movement is unstoppable. Here are 4 things that successful government agencies are doing to make it work.
02 September 2013 | Dan Mannion, Director, Public Sector Cloud Strategy
National cloud is coming, if not for you then for a government next door. Here are six things to know about a global transformation that’s already underway.
28 August 2013 | Patrick de Graaf , Senior Consultant, Capgemini Consulting
Don’t leave your cyber security to chance. It’s time to make the case for investing in cyber resilience as a strategic priority.
19 August 2013 | Kirsten Edmondson Wolfe, Global Industry Director for Public Sector for Microsoft Business Solutions
A regional authority reinvented service delivery, eliminating metric tons of CO2 and saving millions of euros a year. Citizens are happy, officials are thrilled, and the UN took notice—here’s why.
14 August 2013 | Joel Cherkis, General Manager, Worldwide Government
Governments create a win-win outcome when they connect public-service strategies with the public’s desire to live in a great community. The proof is in your local landfill.
13 March 2013 | Joel Cherkis, General Manager, Worldwide Government
At this year’s World Economic Forum (WEF), a WEF-commissioned report called for a $14 trillion investment in greening the global economy to safeguard our future from the threat of climate change. Learn how government IT factors into the picture.
04 March 2013 | Bill Mitchel, Senior Director for Microsoft’s World Wide Public Sector team
As the notion of environmental quality becomes more global, cities share in the responsibility of minimizing global pollution. Learn how cities are embracing technology to reduce their environmental impact and realize cost savings in the process.
18 February 2013 | Dr. Andrew Hawkins, Managing Director, Public Safety and Justice, Worldwide Public Sector, Microsoft Corporation
Safer communities mean a safer world. Read on to see how technology is supporting global citizens with innovative and collaborative solutions.
10 January 2013 | Michael Wignall, Public Sector Sales Lead - Dynamics, Microsoft UK
As governments move more citizen services to ‘digital by default’, CRM technology can be a catalyst for this transition. In this post, we share three tips for successful CRM deployments, based on our conversations with dozens of customers.
18 December 2012 | Rahul Chitale, Director, Cloud Services, Microsoft India
Delhi is the second most populated metropolis in India, and the demands on public transportation are enormous. Learn how a public-private venture company created more value for transport in Delhi by fast tracking its own business with ERP.
12 December 2012 | Halvor Walla, Strategy Director, Software Innovation
Everyone is talking about “digitalization,” but what does that really mean? Learn how one Norwegian organization is taking steps to digitalize and is seeing early benefits from its transition.
10 December 2012 | Mark Day, Managing Director, Public Health & Social Services, Worldwide Public Sector
As urbanization continues to take off around the world, what health impacts will citizens face? Learn how government leaders, professionals, communities, and citizens are taking action with technology to build healthier cities.
07 December 2012 | Elias Ramos, Western Europe Government Director
In this video case study, we explore the city of Barcelona’s innovative IT practices, including open data initiatives, and how they’re paying off by helping the city solve complex challenges and encourage economic development.
26 November 2012 | Eric Basha, Managing Director, Cities
Read observations from the Smart City Expo World Congress that consider what truly makes for a “Smart City” and how a broad range of technologies can help cities reach their goals. This is the first post in a bi-weekly Monday series on cities.
15 November 2012 | Joe Macri, Vice President, EMEA Public Sector
With the recent launch of Windows 8 government early adopters are already making the move to the latest operating system from Microsoft, and they like what they see. Want to know about their experience with Windows 8 so far?
13 November 2012 | Anne-Claude Poinso, Marketing Manager, Public Sector France
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.
11 October 2012 | Elias Ramos, Western Europe Government Director
EU strategy calls for a more unified cloud environment that takes advantage of economies of scale
25 September 2012 | David Burrows, Managing Director of Government Industry, Europe, Middle East & Africa
Learn how technology plays a critical role in advancing modern cities as well as energy efficiency and sustainability.
06 September 2012 | Parul Bhandari, Government Industry Solutions Lead, Worldwide Public Sector
Learn how Microsoft connects citizens with governments through open government initiatives.
23 August 2012 | Paul Hart, EMEA Public Sector Marketing Director
Read this synopsis of the cover story from the summer issue of TOUCH magazine.
14 August 2012 | David Burrows, Managing Director of Government Industry, Europe, Middle East & Africa
Find out how this agency saved money and increased productivity through collaboration tools.
31 July 2012 | Michele Bedford Thistle, Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
Find out how Tube Lines found creative ways to achieve efficiencies and cut costs.
26 July 2012 | Joel Cherkis, General Manager, Worldwide Government
Find out how the EU and U.S. are looking at the benefits of leveraging cloud for shared services.
24 July 2012 | David Burrows, Managing Director of Government Industry, Europe, Middle East & Africa
Find out how Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 and Microsoft Dynamics CRM helped deliver cost savings.
12 July 2012 | Jose Antonio Ondiviela, Western Europe Industry Market Development Manager
Read this story of an organization leveraging technology to achieve increased productivity internally while improving care for victims of domestic violence.
22 June 2012 | David Burrows, Managing Director of Government Industry, Europe, Middle East & Africa
Learn about the research supporting a sweeping new Danish government policy designed to promote economic, social, political, and environmental sustainability.
19 June 2012 | Parul Bhandari, Government Industry Solutions Lead, Worldwide Public Sector
Learn why it’s time to invest in Big Data, and how to get started today.
22 May 2012 | Mark Gayler, Open Software Evangelist, Microsoft
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.
26 April 2012 | Rodrigo Becerra Mizuno, Managing Director Government, Worldwide Public Sector
Find out how these unique events engage citizens and government organizations in dialogue to affect change.
25 April 2012 | Joel Cherkis, General Manager, Worldwide Government
Read highlights from sessions that demonstrate how technology is helping governments achieve real results and make a positive impact on citizens.
23 April 2012 | Michele Bedford Thistle, Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
Find out what public sector IT leaders are talking about in London this week.
17 April 2012 | Michele Bedford Thistle, Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
Find out how cloud computing can improve a nation’s competitiveness, citizen services, and overall operational efficiency.
29 March 2012 | Michele Bedford Thistle, Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
Find out how some governments are embracing open government while still protecting sensitive data.
23 February 2012 | Glenn Berg, Provincial Government Industry Manager, Microsoft Canada
Find out how workforce modernization initiatives can help governments reduce costs while boosting productivity to stimulate business growth.
14 February 2012 | Elias Ramos, Western Europe Government Director
See how the World Economic Forum correlates the importance of technology to a country's global competitiveness.
07 February 2012 | Michele Bedford Thistle, Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
Learn about the the cost savings and efficiencies that are possible by adopting a more customer-focused approach to governance.
16 January 2012 | Gordon McKenzie, Government Solutions Lead, Worldwide Public Sector
Find out more about this successful project focused on e-enabling government services and transactions.
15 December 2011 | Michele Bedford Thistle, Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
Read the next installment of our Saving Governments Money series to find ways that the cloud can help your organization simplify and streamline its IT resources.
13 December 2011 | Gordon McKenzie, Government Solutions Lead, Worldwide Public Sector
Learn how one agency is using a hybrid cloud model to support smart forms.
29 November 2011 | Michele Bedford Thistle, Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
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.
17 November 2011 | Per Bendix Olsen, Senior Director, Partners, Public Sector, Microsoft Europe, Middle East and Africa
Find out how some Microsoft partners are building brilliant solutions for more energy-efficient cities.
06 October 2011 | Gordon McKenzie, Government Solutions Lead, 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.