Topic: Government

CIF finds 40% of UK public sector organisations are lacking digital skills

CIF finds 40% of UK public sector organisations are lacking digital skills
By Rebecca Gibson | 21 November 2017

Reports says UK government must develop expertise to digitise the services it delivers to citizens

French city of Rennes to digitalise urban planning with Dassault Systèmes

French city of Rennes to digitalise urban planning with Dassault Systèmes
By Sean Dudley | 21 November 2017

Officials, residents and businesses will have access to virtual model via 3DEXPERIENCity digital environment

Leading the way with Microsoft cloud technology

Leading the way with Microsoft cloud technology
By Jacqui Griffiths | 01 November 2017

IT automation specialist PowerON helped a UK council to implement an advanced IT system built on Microsoft System Center and Microsoft Azure

IT automation specialist PowerON helped a UK council to implement an advanced IT system 

How the City of Wolverhampton Council is leading the way with cloud

How the City of Wolverhampton Council is leading the way with cloud
By Rebecca Gibson | 05 October 2017

IT automation company PowerON has helped the UK council to implement an advanced IT system built on Microsoft System Center and Microsoft Azure

PowerON has helped the UK council to implement an IT system built on Microsoft System Center and Azure

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