2014-04-01 | Michael Donlan, Vice President, U.S. State and Local Government Microsoft Corp.
North Carolina county finds $3.2 million in quick savings with 3 Microsoft products—and gets employees excited to come to work.
2014-03-31 | Lane Swensen, Senior Product Marketing Specialist, Software, Invensys
University in France brings its 16th century campus into the 21st century, creating a state-of-the-art environment for faculty, students, and staff.
2014-03-24 | Howard Hughes, Senior Vice President and General Manager of HP Enterprise Services, EMEA
Technology pays dividends for citizens, business professionals and, increasingly, the public sector. The proof comes from local governments worldwide, where IT is delivering significant returns on investment.
2014-03-03 | Dan Mannion, Director, Public Sector Cloud Strategy
Hybrid cloud is an idea whose time has come, but for most governments, the first steps are the hardest.
2014-01-22 | Hany Morcos, Cloud Technologies Director, Microsoft Middle East and Africa
Countries worldwide are getting their productivity and collaboration software from the cloud and bringing economic benefits and efficiency gains to diverse groups. Here are three big winners.
2014-01-20 | John Weigelt, National Technology Officer, Microsoft Canada
When governments run like modern businesses, service quality improves—and citizens notice.
2014-01-15 | John Weigelt, National Technology Officer, Microsoft Canada
Governments, like businesses, need to evolve to stay viable and competitive. Here are 3 reasons why budget-conscious governments need to start modernizing, and fast.
2013-11-06 | Dan Mannion, Director, Public Sector Cloud Strategy
I’ve probably heard a thousand questions from government leaders who are planning a national cloud deployment. Here are the top three.
2013-10-28 | 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.
2013-10-16 | Michele Bedford Thistle, Business Manager, Government, National Security, and International Organizations, Worldwide Public Sector
Challenging situations require creative solutions. Discover three governments that rise above with innovative thinking.
2013-10-07 | Dan Mannion, Director, Public Sector Cloud Strategy
National clouds are all the rage, but how to pay for it? Here are 3 best practices to make it pay for itself.
2013-09-25 | Joel Cherkis, General Manager, Worldwide Government
All around the world, people are flocking to cities. Here are three essential areas that need to be modernized to make your city ready.
2013-09-23 | 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.
2013-09-19 | Michele Bedford Thistle, Business Manager, Government, National Security, and International Organizations, Worldwide Public Sector
Whether used in a single building or deployed citywide, smart-building mobile apps deliver data—and savings—where it counts.
2013-08-21 | 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.
2013-07-31 | Halvor Walla, Strategy Director, Software Innovation
Denmark goes digital, reduces paper use by 75%, and targets savings of 3 billion kroner.
2013-07-29 | Scott F. Selby, Director, Global Government Affairs, Microsoft Legal and Corporate Affairs
Well-defined policy takes the complexity and guesswork out of tech buying. Here are three guidelines to help you buy right.
2013-06-13 | Gary Danoff, Microsoft DoD Account Executive
Learn how CIO James Craft of the Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization (JIEDDO) is leveraging emerging technology to drive down IT costs while empowering new capabilities that are helping warfighters save lives.
2013-05-27 | Joel Cherkis, General Manager, Worldwide Government
Armed with powerful new tools, government agencies are discovering riches in their data resources for deeper insights, greater efficiency, and cost savings
2013-05-22 | Scott F. Selby, Director, Global Government Affairs, Microsoft Legal and Corporate Affairs
Starting with an open mind and objective criteria, you can guide your decision-making processes through the complexities of the mixed-source technology marketplace—and achieve more successful, cost-effective solutions.
2013-04-18 | Amir Capriles, General Manager, U.S. Public Sector for Microsoft Dynamics
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.
2013-03-26 | Kent Cunningham, Chief Technology Officer, Microsoft Federal, Civilian and Healthcare
Government workers want to use their own devices, and agency IT leaders have to maintain security. Learn how the latest mobility management tools are making BYOD a secure, and simplified reality.
2013-03-25 | Joel Cherkis, General Manager, Worldwide Government
The cloud is prevalent in government today, but that wasn’t always the case. Learn about three factors that have catalyzed the adoption of cloud in government, why they’re important, and what it means for the future.
2013-03-14 | Keith Olinger, Senior Director, U.S. State and Local Government
Email in the cloud is a good start, but it’s just one component of an agency’s collaboration toolset. Learn why the entire collaboration suite makes sense in the cloud, and why seamless integration is essential
2013-03-12 | Stan Freck, Senior Director for Campaigns & Elections in Microsoft’s US Public Sector Office of Civic Innovation
New mobile and social technologies are empowering political campaigns to connect with voters in highly targeted, highly personal ways. Learn more about how candidates are using these same tools to transform campaign management.
2013-03-06 | Kellie Ann Chainier, Director of Office Regulatory and Policy Strategy, Worldwide Public Sector
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.
2013-03-04 | 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.
2013-02-28 | Andy Pitman, Microsoft eGovernment Solutions
Learn how cloud computing is transforming the way governments manage elections cycles.
2013-02-25 | Keith Olinger, Senior Director, U.S. State and Local Government
Learn how a hybrid cloud approach, leveraging both public and private cloud options, is the future of government IT.
2013-02-20 | David Burrows, Managing Director of Government Industry, Europe, Middle East & Africa
There are new opportunites for governments to deliver on their missions at a lower cost, while also becoming more innovative and responsive to citizens in the process. Learn how government can leverage Windows 8 to strike this balance.
2013-02-18 | 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.
2013-02-12 | Susie Adams, CTO, Microsoft Federal
Virtualization and private cloud are emerging technologies that are driving governments toward a leaner future by improving the cost-effectiveness of existing resources and improving worker productivity. Learn how in our latest blog post.
2013-02-04 | Michele Bedford Thistle, Business Manager, Government, National Security, and International Organizations, Worldwide Public Sector
In one city’s quest to deliver a great learning experience to students while balancing costs, learn how a switch to Microsoft’s cloud-based Office 365 was able to deliver results on both fronts, and what went into the decision to migrate.
2012-02-07 | Michele Bedford Thistle, Business Manager, Government, National Security, and International Organizations, Worldwide Public Sector
Learn about the the cost savings and efficiencies that are possible by adopting a more customer-focused approach to governance.
2012-01-03 | Michele Bedford Thistle, Business Manager, Government, National Security, and International Organizations, Worldwide Public Sector
Learn more about one of the easiest and most cost-effective ways that your organization can save money: By moving to an IP-based phone system.
2011-11-21 | Michele Bedford Thistle, Business Manager, Government, National Security, and International Organizations, 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.