2013-12-09 | 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.
2013-11-27 | Monique Mulder, VP Government, CGI
Project Pléïade transforms how central administration staff and regional education authorities collaborate, enabling them to work more closely together.
2013-11-26 | 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.
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.
2013-11-05 | Maor David-Pur, Government SSP, Microsoft Israel
One of the world’s most innovative cities transformed its service delivery model to stay ahead of the coming population boom. Here’s how they did it in record time.
2013-10-30 | Joel Cherkis, General Manager, Worldwide Government
Cities collect tons of data points. Discover five huge opportunities for governments that start connecting the dots right now.
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.
2013-10-25 | Lane Swensen, Senior Product Marketing Specialist, Software, Invensys
The first 75 miles debuted with the 2008 Beijing Olympics. At full build-out in 2020, the network will span 7,500 miles and 800 stations, all controlled by Invensys software
2013-10-16 | Michele Bedford Thistle, Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
Challenging situations require creative solutions. Discover three governments that rise above with innovative thinking.
2013-10-09 | Kirsten Edmondson Wolfe, Global Industry Director for Public Sector for Microsoft Business Solutions
Barcelona is working to become one of the world’s leading smart cities. To get there, they’re building personal relationships between the city, its citizens, and their devices.
2013-10-04 | Gary Wachowicz, Industry Managing Director, Worldwide Public Sector
Efficiency, sustainability, convenience, and better quality of life. Those are just a few of the benefits that intelligent systems bring to today's cities.
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, Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
Whether used in a single building or deployed citywide, smart-building mobile apps deliver data—and savings—where it counts.
2013-09-16 | Vinay Bhatia, Solution Architect, Wipro Technologies
Government workers bring their own devices to work, just like the rest of the world. Here are three ways Windows 8 keeps them productive.
2013-09-04 | Gary Wachowicz, Industry Managing Director, Worldwide Public Sector
Modernization. Urbanization. Austerity. The world’s cities are under pressure. Discover their holy grail and how to get it.
2013-08-26 | John Weigelt, National Technology Officer, Microsoft Canada
What would happen if governments invested their dollars like startups? I asked entrepreneurs to weigh in, and they identified three guideposts.
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.
2013-05-21 | Ted Malone, Big Data Architecture lead for Microsoft Federal
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-...
2013-05-16 | Richard Zak, Industry Solutions Manager – Justice & Public Safety, Microsoft State & Local Government
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.
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.
2013-03-18 | Brad Coughlan, National Government Industry Manager, Microsoft Australia
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.
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.
2013-01-21 | Laura Ipsen, Corporate Vice President, Worldwide Public Sector, Microsoft
Microsoft is helping public sector combine technology and innovation to positively impact their goals and respective communities. Read on to learn how we’re enthusiastically taking this on in 2013!
2013-01-17 | 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.
2013-01-10 | 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.
2013-01-04 | Tim Solms, General Manager, Microsoft Department of Defense Business
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.
2013-01-03 | Michael Donlan, Vice President, U.S. State and Local Government Microsoft Corp.
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.
2012-12-12 | 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.
2012-12-04 | Lorenzo Madrid, Managing Director, Traffic & Public Transportation
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.
2012-11-20 | 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?
2012-11-08 | Michele Bedford Thistle, Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
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.
2012-10-22 | 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
2012-10-16 | Josh Rice, Director, Technology Sales and Licensing, 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
2012-10-11 | Elias Ramos, Western Europe Government Director
EU strategy calls for a more unified cloud environment that takes advantage of economies of scale
2012-09-13 | Lorenzo Madrid, Managing Director, Traffic & Public Transportation
Governments can realize greater returns (both from an economic and societal perspective) by investing in IT systems supporting citizen services and accountability.
2012-09-11 | Joel Cherkis, General Manager, Worldwide Government
Big data solutions have a dramatic impact, streamlining and enhancing investigations.
2012-08-30 | Carlos Allende, Public Sector Director, Microsoft México
Find out how the Secretary of Economy delivers IT projects faster.
2012-08-23 | Paul Hart, EMEA Public Sector Marketing Director
Read this synopsis of the cover story from the summer issue of TOUCH magazine.
2012-08-21 | Yasser Hassan, Government Industry Director, Middle East and Africa
Find out how this government organization gained efficiencies with a private cloud.
2012-08-14 | David Burrows, Managing Director of Government Industry, Europe, Middle East & Africa
Find out how this agency saved money and increased productivity through collaboration tools.
2012-08-07 | Michele Bedford Thistle, Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
Find out how some customers are augmenting open source deployments for better outcomes.
2012-08-02 | Joel Cherkis, General Manager, Worldwide Government
Learn more about developing the infrastructure and tools to support modern workers.
2012-07-31 | Michele Bedford Thistle, Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
Find out how Tube Lines found creative ways to achieve efficiencies and cut costs.
2012-07-26 | 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.
2012-07-24 | 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.
2012-07-12 | 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.
2012-06-28 | Glenn Berg, Provincial Government Industry Manager, Microsoft Canada
Is it time for your organization to migrate from legacy platforms & processes?
2012-06-19 | 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.
2012-06-14 | Michele Bedford Thistle, Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
Read this Q+A with a respected public sector advisor to hear his views on the future of technology in government.
2012-06-12 | Jeff Paine, Senior Director of Public Sector Partners, Asia Pacific
Find out how one government agency is using a SharePoint platform to help deliver efficient citizen services and open citizen engagement.
2012-06-07 | Joe Scalone, Senior Program Manager, International Government Affairs
Find out how to increase productivity and reduce costs by embracing the cloud.
2012-05-17 | Joel Cherkis, General Manager, Worldwide Government
Learn about the benefits of shared services and how one government is attributing great cost savings to this strategy.
2012-05-10 | Roger Halbheer, Worldwide Chief Security Advisor, Worldwide Public Sector
Find out how to align your architecture to embrace the Bring Your Own Device movement.
2012-04-13 | Michele Bedford Thistle, Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
Find out how these organizations are using Microsoft Dynamics CRM to drive efficiencies.
2012-03-27 | Michele Bedford Thistle, Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
Find out how to reduce costs associated with building and maintaining paper records.
2012-03-22 | Joel Cherkis, General Manager, Worldwide Government
Find out how Super Wi-Fi, always-on mobile devices, and increasingly accessible and interactive software and interfaces are creating new opportunities for students.
2012-02-21 | Michele Bedford Thistle, Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
Find out how mobile work can help your organization save money by boosting employee productivity and cutting down on costs associated with physical office space.
2012-02-07 | 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.
2012-01-12 | Michele Bedford Thistle, Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
Learn how your organization can save on its energy consumption - and spending - by making your buildings more energy smart.
2011-12-15 | 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.
2011-11-21 | 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.
2012-11-29 | Kirsten Edmondson Wolfe, Global Industry Director for Public Sector for Microsoft Business Solutions
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.