Experts reveal how state and local governments are innovating with data-driven strategies 

State and local governments have been innovating and modernizing to meet the needs of their constituents. This has been a trend, especially since 2020, with the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic. Constituent demands and workforce challenges have created a compelling event for the public sector to evolve into the digital age.  Read more

Three challenges that women and minority entrepreneurs face 

Small business owners must overcome many milestones—from raising capital to hiring employees—to grow their businesses. Women entrepreneurs face the same obstacles, and then some. Three common challenges that women encounter are defying social expectations, finding funding, and maintaining top skills and operational excellence. Read more

5G powered modern connected apps bring solutions to industry problems 

Fueled by the rapid expansion of the cloud, 5G helps create a new application paradigm and paves the way for a new breed of network-intelligent applications. These modern connected apps use 5G technology to enable ubiquitous computing, create a more flexible interface, and extend connectivity from the cloud to the edge, even powering new discoveries Read more

Eliminating data silos to support value-based care 

A top health system in the country was struggling with the challenges of a fragmented infrastructure. The pandemic was causing additional strain on their systems, and they realized their clinical infrastructure was not scaling to meet changing needs. Read more

Using digital technology to advance maternal health 

To help improve the health of mothers and babies, Microsoft US Health and Life Sciences (HLS) is taking action through PowerMom, a consortium of health and technology companies, advocacy groups, and community health centers led by the Scripps Research Digital Trials Center. Together, these organizations work to advance research into maternal wellbeing. Read more