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.
2012-12-04 | Lorenzo Madrid, Managing Director, Traffic & Public Transportation
Technology is opening up new channels for governments to connect with their citizens, and vice versa. But how are governments gathering feedback from constituents to affect real changes in governing? In this post, we share some of the latest examples.
2012-11-21 | Michele Bedford Thistle, Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
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?
2012-11-20 | Lorenzo Madrid, Managing Director, Traffic & Public Transportation
Website increased transparency and engaged citizens around the voting process in first Egyptian election following Arab Spring
2012-10-04 | Yasser Hassan, Government Industry Director, Middle East and Africa
Governments can realize greater returns (both from an economic and societal perspective) by investing in IT systems supporting citizen services and accountability.
2012-09-13 | Lorenzo Madrid, Managing Director, Traffic & Public Transportation
Read this synopsis of the cover story from the summer issue of TOUCH magazine.
2012-08-23 | Paul Hart, EMEA Public Sector Marketing Director
Read this Q+A with a respected public sector advisor to hear his views on the future of technology in government.
2012-06-14 | Michele Bedford Thistle, Marketing Manager, 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.
2011-10-06 | Gordon McKenzie, Government Solutions Lead, Worldwide Public Sector
From time to time, Microsoft on Government will be exploring key themes that matter to the public sector. This October we’ve planned a series of posts focusing on Environmental Sustainability.
2011-10-04 | Michele Bedford Thistle, Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
The “consumerization of IT” is a trend that’s received a lot of media attention lately. Yet, much like cloud computing, the term is somewhat ambiguously applied to various industries and IT issues.
2011-09-27 | Joel Cherkis, General Manager, Worldwide Government and Security
Information technology is the common language and platform of governance today, empowering public sector organizations to collaborate, operate more effectively, increase efficiency and transparency, and to develop greater accountability to the citizen.
2011-09-14 | Michele Bedford Thistle, Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector