The “big” in big data often translates to “complex” and “expensive” for CIOs, but government agencies are increasingly taking advantage of the private cloud, and software tools they already own, to uncover the big data insights they need in a cost-...
21 May 2013 | Ted Malone, Big Data Architecture lead for Microsoft Federal
Corrections agencies are tasked with keeping their facilities secure, safe, and efficient. In this post, learn how they are using “little data,” or data they already have, as a criminal intelligence resource to stop criminal activities inside prisons.
16 May 2013 | Richard Zak, Industry Solutions Manager – Justice & Public Safety, Microsoft State & Local Government
In the face of extreme budget challenges, learn how defense and national security agencies are leveraging the power of CRM technology to save money, drive new efficiencies, and improve citizen services.
18 April 2013 | Amir Capriles, General Manager, U.S. Public Sector for Microsoft Dynamics
Earth Hour brings the world together for one hour each year to raise awareness about climate change. With a staff of eight and a movement that reaches hundreds of millions globally, learn how the campaign uses Yammer to organize worldwide.
18 March 2013 | Brad Coughlan, National Government Industry Manager, Microsoft Australia
With the launch of the next generation of Office 365, governments will have new opportunities to increase mobility and flexibility, improve productivity, and protect their sensitive data. Learn more about these key benefits in today’s post.
06 March 2013 | Kellie Ann Chainier, Director of Office Regulatory and Policy Strategy, Worldwide Public Sector
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.
17 January 2013 | Andy Pitman, Microsoft eGovernment Solutions
Through a new Joint Enterprise Licensing Agreement (JELA) with Microsoft, the U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force and Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) will gain access to the latest Microsoft technologies in support of ongoing DoD modernization efforts.
04 January 2013 | Tim Solms, General Manager, Microsoft Department of Defense Business
Learn how the City of Chicago is leveraging Microsoft Office 365 to modernize its digital infrastructure and save more than $1.3 million in taxpayer dollars.
03 January 2013 | Michael Donlan, Vice President, U.S. State and Local Government, Microsoft
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.
12 December 2012 | Halvor Walla, Strategy Director, Software Innovation
In one of the world’s largest and most bustling cities, learn how a transportation system has evolved to meet the 21st century needs of citizens through the eyes of a native, and with technology, has become 30 percent more efficient.
04 December 2012 | Lorenzo Madrid, Managing Director, Traffic & Public Transportation
Today’s governments are tasked to be more responsive to citizens, while being open and transparent with their processes. As they invest in technologies and seek to find the balance, is the ROI evaluation enough to measure success?
20 November 2012 | Lorenzo Madrid, Managing Director, Traffic & Public Transportation
Times are changing in the public sector. Governments face a perfect storm of technology, budget and service challenges. Our new whitepaper looks at the concept of a “Dynamic Government” and its role in solving these complex challenges.
08 November 2012 | Michele Bedford Thistle, Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
California County of Santa Clara in the U.S. joins a growing list of government organizations that are turning to Microsoft Office 365 to cut costs and improve operations
22 October 2012 | Michele Bedford Thistle, Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
Albania’s move to cloud computing enabled IT workers to become 70% more productive and shift efforts to more strategic issues and priorities
16 October 2012 | Josh Rice, Director, Technology Sales and Licensing, Worldwide Public Sector
EU strategy calls for a more unified cloud environment that takes advantage of economies of scale
11 October 2012 | Elias Ramos, Western Europe Government Director
Governments can realize greater returns (both from an economic and societal perspective) by investing in IT systems supporting citizen services and accountability.
13 September 2012 | Lorenzo Madrid, Managing Director, Traffic & Public Transportation
Big data solutions have a dramatic impact, streamlining and enhancing investigations.
11 September 2012 | Joel Cherkis, General Manager, Worldwide Government and Security
Find out how the Secretary of Economy delivers IT projects faster.
30 August 2012 | Carlos Allende, Public Sector Director, Microsoft México
Read this synopsis of the cover story from the summer issue of TOUCH magazine.
23 August 2012 | Paul Hart, EMEA Public Sector Marketing Director
Find out how Tube Lines found creative ways to achieve efficiencies and cut costs.
31 July 2012 | Michele Bedford Thistle, Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
Find out how Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 and Microsoft Dynamics CRM helped deliver cost savings.
24 July 2012 | David Burrows, Managing Director of Government Industry, Europe, Middle East & Africa
Read this story of an organization leveraging technology to achieve increased productivity internally while improving care for victims of domestic violence.
12 July 2012 | Jose Antonio Ondiviela, Western Europe Industry Market Development Manager
Is it time for your organization to migrate from legacy platforms & processes?
28 June 2012 | Glenn Berg, Provincial Government Industry Manager, Microsoft Canada
Read this Q+A with a respected public sector advisor to hear his views on the future of technology in government.
14 June 2012 | Michele Bedford Thistle, Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
As governments face increased cost pressures and demands for citizens, how can they become more responsive and efficient? Read how one technology is helping organizations meet changing needs both today, and in the future.
29 November 2012 | Kirsten Edmondson Wolfe, Global Industry Director for Public Sector for Microsoft Business Solutions