Case studies, videos, and resources for public safety, justice, defense, and security professionals.
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Argentina's Ministry for Justice and Human Rights
With 200 offices nationwide, this fast-growing agency needed to improve the resiliency and scalability of its communications infrastructure.
Arkansas Department of Corrections
The Department sought a solution that would help it to aggregate and analyze data in an effort to reduce contraband activity across state prisons.
Basic Black, LLC
Defense Firm Dumps OpenOffice.org for Secure Office 2010, Saves US$30,000
BMI Defense Systems
Defense Contractor Helps Save Lives and Sees 100 Percent ROI with ERP Solution
Boeing Promotes Knowledge Sharing for Global Workforce with Communications Solution
California Department of Corrections
The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, based in Sacramento, had a major construction program that underscored a long-standing need to improve information-sharing and collaboration among department employees.
The Cambridgeshire Constabulary wanted to replace an outdated Lotus Notes environment and transform how the organization worked –controlling costs, while creating more capacity to collaborate and share information. It wanted a technology that would work well with other critical programs, across organizational boundaries, and on multiple devices
CC Intelligent Solutions
The Other Information War FusionNet Harnesses Networking and Collaboration Technologies to Win Hearts and Minds
Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma
The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma needed and adaptable and centralized membership management software that could manage information for more than 200,000 tribal members worldwide.
City of Bloomington
The City of Bloomington wanted to update their SharePoint site without losing any information and ensure a smooth migration.
Commonwealth War Graves
War Graves Commission Automates Ordering Process with CRM System
Compass Point Business Services
The company needed to create an effective infrastructure that would make it possible to deliver the savings and efficiencies its clients needed to achieve, while maintaining excellent service quality.
County Commissioners of Pennsylvania
At the department and county levels, multiple, disparate case management systems required redundant data entry and made it difficult to share information among departments.
CRPF wanted to reduce its physical infrastructure to save on power, hardware, and IT maintenance costs. It wanted a more comprehensive, reliable management console for its IT environment.
Department of Special Investigation
To reduce manual investigation processes, DSI wanted better tools for mining large sets of structured and unstructured data from multiple sources
Dutch Public Prosecution Service
DPPS wanted a better mobility experience for its prosecutors so that they also could work offline and meet state-mandated data security and confidentiality requirements.
Event management at Super Bowl 43
Microsoft and partners work together to increase citizen’s safety with Microsoft tools at the 43rd Superbowl in Tampa, Florida.
Event management at the All-Star Game St. Louis
Event management solution used at the Baseball All-Star game played in St. Louis on July 14, 2009.
Microsoft achieves FedRAMP JAB P-ATO for Windows Azure
Gemalto slashes its communications costs by equipping 8,000 of its employees with the Microsoft Lync unified communications solution
Video Security Provider Offers Customers Cloud-Based Security and Reliability
Information - the lifeblood of policing: A whitepaper for law enforcement
Intelligence Systems white paper
Israel Ministry of Defense Information Systems Division
Ministry of Defense Improves IT Support with Customer Relationship Management System
Italian Ministry of Defense
Italian Ministry of Defense Centralizes IT and Cuts Costs with Operating System Upgrade
Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry
After the Great East Japan Earthquake of March 2011, the Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry in Japan (METI) helped support those needing assistance by promoting the sharing of resource information among ministries, agencies, prefectures, and cities.
Keeping citizens safe: A white paper for first responders
Emergency and event management white paper
Leveraging Xbox Kinect for Homeland Security Operations
Joan Lui, Information Systems Officer with Ministry of Home Affairs, Singapore talks about how they built applications using Kinect for increased accuracy of border crossing security and detecting fake faces for facial recognition.
Lower Saxony Ministry of Justice
The Lower Saxony Ministry of Justice has 650 servers located across the northwestern German state. The IT infrastructure is operated by the ministry’s central IT organization, which sought more efficient ways to manage these servers
Missile Developer Chooses Microsoft Services to Optimize IT Systems, Prepare for Social Network
Michigan Supreme Court
The Michigan Supreme Court needed to modernize its Internet presence and streamline content management.
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Calculate the potential annual savings you could achieve using Microsoft Dynamics ERP solutions.
Microsoft GSOC Egypt, Libya, Tunisia
Microsoft Uses Enterprise Incident Management Processes to Improve Security at Its Facilities
Microsoft GSOC Japan
Microsoft Uses Enterprise Incident Management Processes to Improve Security at Its Facilities
Microsoft PhotoDNA Technology to Help Law Enforcement Fight Child Pornography
Learn how Microsoft is making its image-matching PhotoDNA technology available to law enforcement to help rescue sexually abused children.
Ministerio de Defensa
E-mail in the Cloud : More Productivity at Lower Cost
Ministries of Justice of Hessen
The case and records management in the Germany courts were time-consuming and outdated for judges to use and sought for more updated system.
Ministry of Defense Netherlands
Military Organization Improves Information Access with Operating System Upgrade
Ministry of Justice, Saudi Arabia
The Saudi Ministry of Justice (MOJ) needed a resilient and scalable data warehouse to support the modernization of courts administration and notaries who act in non-contentious matters.
Missouri Disaster Medical Team
When a record-setting tornado ripped away part of Joplin, Missouri, the state’s disaster response team needed to gather and share information even before arriving on the scene.
NATO Consultation Command and Control Agency
NATO Agency Updates Website to Reflect Technology Expertise, Support Procurement
NEW WORLD APPS Inc
Fighting Terrorism with Mission-Critical Intelligence Applications on Microsoft Software-plus-Services Platform
Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA)
Government Agency Improves Service and Cuts Costs through Cloud Computing
IT Provider Trims IP Management Work by 20 Percent, Saves Thousands with Upgrade
Santa Tracker Moves to New Service, Gives Real-Time Insight to More Than 22 Million
North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)
NATO Accelerates Windows Vista Deployment Using the Windows Vista Security Guide
Office of Naval Research
U.S. Navy Research Exercise Demonstrates Microsoft-based Mobile GPS Solution’s Potential
Ogden Police Department
Ogden P.D. wanted to bring together the information in its many disparate systems to help the department better focus its resources and deliver the right information to the right place, at the right time.
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Portuguese Navy Improves Vessel Preparation with Project Management Solution
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RedSeal Networks, Inc
RedSeal Networks, Inc. current infrastructure was not able to support the company’s rapid growth.
The Australian emergency services needed an integrated tool to communicate to the many different fire and emergency service brigades and volunteers.
Safeguarding citizens from all walks of life white paper
Integrated justice white paper
Salt Lake City
The city needed to attract and retain businesses that could contribute to its economic stability and growth.
San Diego County
The county’s Juvenile Justice stakeholders (Probation Department, District Attorney, and Public Defender) generate and handle one million pieces of paper a year, limiting attorney and staff efficiency.
San Diego County Public Safety Group
When a firestorm displaced 515,000 people, San Diego County had to find a way to get information to the public when its website crashed under unprecedented traffic.
Saudi Arabia Ministry of the Interior
The General Administration of Forensics Evidence in the Saudi Arabia Ministry of Interior wanted to upgrade its older IT infrastructure and improve IT processes.
Strong Angel III
Disaster-Response Teams Use Open Sync to Speed Communication in Emergencies
Tanzania Revenue Authority
TRA was experiencing significant revenue leakage because goods were dumped in the country while declared as transit goods to avoid taxation and wanted to implement a tracking system.
The City Administration of Ivanovo
The administrators of the city of Ivanovo needed a better IT infrastructure for collaboration, a centralized directory, common communication and calendar tools, and higher productivity.
The Environment Agency
The Environment Agency wanted to increase the number of users of its flood warning service by employing social media and mobile devices to enhance public awareness of flood risk.
The Ministry of Defence
Self-Service Online HR to Save MOD Millions of Pounds Over 10 Years
The Ministry of Defence
Ministry of Defense Support Agreement Avoids Downtime, Saving Millions of Pounds
The Supreme Group
Global Logistics Provider Deploys New ERP System in Battlefield Environment
London Transport needed a more modern way for crews to access information and cost effective way to identify and document problems with the London Underground.
two10 degrees created an alert system—MOB Guardian—to help the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) save fishermen’s lives. It needed a cloud services solution to host the system.
U.S. Air Force (RFF)
U.S. Air Force Uses CRM to Support Troops
U.S. Army Increases Data Protection, Boosts Productivity with Messaging Solution
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
USCIS needed robust collaboration technologies to manage complex immigration policies and documents in the agency’s efforts to improve service to the public.
U.S. Department of Defense
U.S. Department of Defense can now connect its information network to Microsoft Lync 2013
U.S. Department of Defense Migrates from Oracle to SQL Server 2008 for Greater Reliability and Security, While Lowering Costs
U.S. Department of Transportation Maritime Administration
Maritime Agency Provides Real-Time Data with Enhanced Visualization Technology
University of the Aegean
Every second counts when combatting a wildfire. Time lost can translate into devastating loss of life, property, and natural resources. Firefighters on the Greek island of Lesvos are very familiar with the damage that wildfires can inflict. A weather confluence of high winds, high temperatures, and no rain results in a high wildfire risk on the island each year between May and October. Firefighters in Lesvos may respond to more than 100 fires in those months alone.
World Food Programme
Find out how Microsoft is working with the UN World Food Programme to manage resources and delivery of solutions in the right place at the right time.