Topic: Government

Microsoft, Facebook and Telxius deliver the Marea subsea cable

Microsoft, Facebook and Telxius deliver the Marea subsea cable
By Lindsay James | 22 September 2017

Marea is the most technologically advanced subsea cable to cross the Atlantic Ocean

Police in the UK can now store data in Microsoft’s cloud

Police in the UK can now store data in Microsoft’s cloud
By Lindsay James | 21 September 2017

Azure has become the first cloud computing platform that can be used by police forces across the UK

Governments using biometrics and analytics for data security

Governments using biometrics and analytics for data security
By Rebecca Gibson | 18 August 2017

Accenture says 71% of organisations are deploying advanced analytics and predictive modelling 

Microsoft commits to easing the UK’s social care problem

Microsoft commits to easing the UK’s social care problem
By Lindsay James | 09 August 2017

Microsoft says technologies including wearable devices and Skype could help 

How Microsoft’s Smart Cities initiative is enabling accessibility for all

How Microsoft’s Smart Cities initiative is enabling accessibility for all
By Sean Dudley | 07 August 2017

Microsoft’s Smart Cities initiative aims to support every person in every organisation on the planet and enable them to achieve more. We take a look at how a new accessibility toolkit is supporting this effort

We take a look at how a new accessibility toolkit is supporting Microsoft’s Smart Cities initiative

Microsoft backs government plans to get more kids coding

Microsoft backs government plans to get more kids coding
By Lindsay James | 26 June 2017

£1.3 million Cracking the Code initiative will help children in Wales prepare for the jobs of the future 

Why the UN has chosen Minecraft to help it develop public spaces

Why the UN has chosen Minecraft to help it develop public spaces
By Lindsay James | 23 June 2017

The Block by Block programme is enabling residents to improve public spaces around the world

How Microsoft is helping customers to stay safe and secure

How Microsoft is helping customers to stay safe and secure
By Sean Dudley | 05 June 2017

Microsoft’s Kris Teutsch discusses how the organisation is helping public safety and national security clients fight cybersecurity threats

Kris Teutsch explains how Microsoft is helping public safety clients fight cybersecurity threats

Microsoft named most trusted smart city digital transformation company

Microsoft named most trusted smart city digital transformation company
By Sean Dudley | 30 May 2017

IDC survey also sees Microsoft record highest score among competitors for customer satisfaction

Microsoft enters new partnership with UN Human Rights Office

Microsoft enters new partnership with UN Human Rights Office
By Sean Dudley | 16 May 2017

Organisations collaborate to enhance use of technology to promote and protect human rights

Microsoft supports U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ digital transformation

Microsoft supports U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ digital transformation
By Sean Dudley | 12 May 2017

Access to Care tool runs on the Azure Government platform and SQL Server technology

Intercede wins US$1 million cybersecurity deal

Intercede wins US$1 million cybersecurity deal
By Lindsay James | 10 May 2017

Under the contract, Intercede solutions will be used to manage digital credentials for over 100,000 entities

What will the patient journey of the future look like?

What will the patient journey of the future look like?
By Lindsay James | 10 May 2017

How the digital healthcare industry is transforming the patient experience across Asia 

Washington DC meets unique needs with Microsoft’s government cloud

Washington DC meets unique needs with Microsoft’s government cloud
By Sean Dudley | 09 May 2017

City staff able to enhance collaboration and efficiency using Office 365

How Microsoft is driving smart city innovations in New York

How Microsoft is driving smart city innovations in New York
By Lindsay James | 05 May 2017

This week saw the first ever Smart Cities NYC event open its doors. Leaders from government, business and startups converged to discover how smart city initiatives are making an impact around the globe.

The first ever Smart Cities NYC event has showcased how smart city initiatives are making an impact

Microsoft helps launch new Smart Cities for All initiative and toolkit

Microsoft helps launch new Smart Cities for All initiative and toolkit
By Sean Dudley | 04 May 2017

Company partners with G3ict and World Enabled to help close the digital divide

Microsoft, Esri and Frequentis create the control room of the future

Microsoft, Esri and Frequentis create the control room of the future
By Lindsay James | 06 April 2017

Victims of crime will receive better and quicker help from police thanks to Microsoft and its partners 

Department for Education rolls out Microsoft Surface devices

Department for Education rolls out Microsoft Surface devices
By Lindsay James | 31 March 2017

The devices will transform the way the government department’s staff work and improve ties with schools 

Microsoft’s president calls for greater security and privacy in the digital world

Microsoft’s president calls for greater security and privacy in the digital world
By Lindsay James | 30 March 2017

Brad Smith says companies like Microsoft are on the front lines to help fight against nation state attacks

Citi Tech for Integrity Challenge searches out public sector innovation

Citi Tech for Integrity Challenge searches out public sector innovation
By Rebecca Lambert | 21 February 2017

The global competition will source innovative technology that promotes public sector integrity