09 December 2013 | Gary Wachowicz, Industry Managing Director, Worldwide Public Sector
Centralized command is the key to running a large event—or a growing city. Here are the 3 areas that successful cities and their operations teams focus on.
27 November 2013 | Michele Bedford Thistle, Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
U.S. governments get mobile and connect with citizens
26 November 2013 | Kirsten Edmondson Wolfe, Global Industry Director for Public Sector for Microsoft Business Solutions
The eyes of the world were on Charlotte for the 2012 Democratic National Convention. Here’s how the city made the most of its time in the spotlight.
15 November 2013 | Michele Bedford Thistle, Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
Join us December 10th, 2013 for the Microsoft Government Virtual Summit, hosted with American City & Country, and streaming live from the Microsoft Studios.
13 November 2013 | Michele Bedford Thistle, Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
The 2013 Congress of Cities and Exposition brings together city leaders from across the United States. Find out how state and local governments are on the leading edge of progress.
23 October 2013 | Michael Donlan, Vice President, U.S. State and Local Government Microsoft Corp.
California state Office 365 customers can now have law enforcement agencies use Microsoft Office 365 thanks to it meeting FBI CJIS Security Policy requirements
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.
07 October 2013 | Susie Adams, Federal Chief Technology Advisor for Microsoft
U.S. government agencies can realize benefits of the cloud with government-specific environment
30 September 2013 | Jeff Meyers, Smart Grid Strategy and Development
Operations Technology (OT) is getting smarter all the time. A thoughtful approach will ensure that cities can leverage the benefits of IT-enhanced OT.
30 September 2013 | Joel Cherkis, General Manager, Worldwide Government
Today marks an important day here at Microsoft. Microsoft’s cloud infrastructure and Windows Azure public cloud solution is the first joint infrastructure and platform...
23 September 2013 | John Weigelt, National Technology Officer, Microsoft Canada
Businesses have learned how to trim expenses with a shared-services model. Government agencies can do the same with these four practices.
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.
21 August 2013 | Scott F. Selby, Director, Global Government Affairs, Microsoft Legal and Corporate Affairs
Who are your technology suppliers really working for, and why? To find out, follow the money.
12 August 2013 | Chris Foreman, CEO, AvePoint Public Sector, Inc.
The city of Bloomington needed to modernize operations without losing data or disrupting city services. SharePoint and a migration platform from AvePoint made it happen in one day.
18 July 2013 | Andy Pitman, Microsoft eGovernment Solutions
Microsoft and PEW Charitable Trusts’ Voting Information Project (VIP) will bring developers and designers together for a hackathon in New York City on August 2-3. This event will help generate socially innovative applications to improve the voting...
04 June 2013 | Richard Zak, Industry Solutions Manager – Justice & Public Safety, Microsoft State & Local Government
Emergency management professionals look at many aspects of communities, citizens, events, and resources as part of their planning but there’s a critical...
20 March 2013 | David Willis, Vice President, US Dynamics
This week at Convergence 2013, the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs was recognized as the Microsoft Dynamics Customer Excellence Award Winner in Federal Government for the real impact it is delivering to veterans and their beneficiaries.
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.
15 February 2013 | Michael Donlan, Vice President, U.S. State and Local Government Microsoft Corp.
As government organizations look to the cloud, they need to ensure that their cloud solutions meet rigorous standards to keep their sensitive data safe. Learn why the State of Texas partnered with Microsoft for its move to the cloud.
17 January 2013 | Andy Pitman, Microsoft eGovernment Solutions
The city of Charlotte, N.C., hosted one of the biggest events of 2012 – the Democratic National Convention. Learn how the city prepared for this momentous occasion, and managed the high volume of event permit requests related to the convention.
09 October 2012 | Michele Bedford Thistle, Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
Citizens expect higher levels of customer service from their governments than ever before. Learn how the City of Miami is addressing these demands, and generating revenue in the process.
01 October 2012 | Michele Bedford Thistle, Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
With all the challenges facing state and local governments these days, it’s always great to highlight cities like Miami, which is allowing citizens to apply and pay for building permits online and employees to efficiently process the transactions.
20 September 2012 | Joel Cherkis, General Manager, Worldwide Government
Learn how Microsoft is powering the democratic political process leading up to the 2012 U.S. presidential election—from interactive content on Xbox LIVE to featured technologies at the Republican and Democratic national conventions.
09 August 2012 | Michele Bedford Thistle, Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
Learn about new technology designed to improve public safety for citizens across the globe.
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.
07 June 2012 | Joe Scalone, Senior Program Manager, International Government Affairs
Find out how to increase productivity and reduce costs by embracing the cloud.
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.