Topic: Government

Protecting government agencies from cyberattacks

Protecting government agencies from cyberattacks
By Guest | 16 September 2016

A cybersecurity attack on a government agency can put the personal data of citizens and employees at risk and potentially have wider security and safety repercussions, says Microsoft’s Paul Hart

Microsoft’s Paul Hart says a cyberattack on a government agency can have huge repercussions

Personalising citizen services at East Hampshire District Council

Personalising citizen services at East Hampshire District Council
By Rebecca Gibson | 15 September 2016

Optevia is helping East Hampshire District Council to undertake its biggest-ever IT operations and citizen services transformation and go council tax-free by 2024

Optevia is helping East Hampshire District Council to undertake its biggest ever IT transformation

The Building and Construction Authority partners with Microsoft

The Building and Construction Authority partners with Microsoft
By Lindsay James | 08 September 2016

Pilot IoT project leverages the new Chiller Efficiency Smart Portal, powered by Microsoft Azure

New calculator estimates the cost of Azure Government

New calculator estimates the cost of Azure Government
By Rebecca Lambert | 08 September 2016

US public sector organisations can now price and configure Azure features for different scenarios

Helping governments to keep citizen data private and secure

Helping governments to keep citizen data private and secure
By Sean Dudley | 07 September 2016

Microsoft’s Jennifer Byrne explains how the growth of digital information is affecting public agencies

Microsoft’s Jennifer Byrne explains how the growth of digital information is affecting public agencies

What's needed to create a smart city foundation

What's needed to create a smart city foundation
By Guest | 01 September 2016

Russ Vanos from Itron says that, in order to create and progress as a smart city, a clear roadmap and plan of action is vital

Russ Vanos from Itron explains the secrets to creating and progressing as a smart city

Helping cities to meet the needs of citizens

Helping cities to meet the needs of citizens
By Sean Dudley | 05 August 2016

Kathryn Willson explains how Microsoft’s rich portfolio of services and solutions is benefitting cities

Kathryn Willson explains how Microsoft’s portfolio of services and solutions is benefitting cities 

Cuyahoga County enters new digital alliance with Microsoft

Cuyahoga County enters new digital alliance with Microsoft
By Sean Dudley | 18 July 2016

Citizens can use new mobile app to quickly gain important county information

Singapore to explore innovative digital government services

Singapore to explore innovative digital government services
By Lindsay James | 14 July 2016

Singapore is partnering with Microsoft on its ‘Conversations as a Platform’ concept

How governments are succeeding in doing more with less

How governments are succeeding in doing more with less
By Lindsay James | 15 June 2016

Governments in Estonia, the UK and Saudi Arabia are reaping the rewards of sharing services

Microsoft Azure is at the heart of better transportation systems

Microsoft Azure is at the heart of better transportation systems
By Lindsay James | 06 June 2016

Cubic Transportation Systems has launched NextTraffic, built on Microsoft Azure

Accelerating public sector response times

Accelerating public sector response times
By Guest | 03 June 2016

Correspondence management solutions built on Optevia’s technology and Microsoft Dynamics CRM are transforming how the UK’s public sector organisations are handling public enquiries. Optevia’s Tim Vernon explains

Optevia’s Tim Vernon explains the benefit of correspondence management solutions

Governments embracing digital transformation

Governments embracing digital transformation
By Sean Dudley | 31 May 2016

Microsoft’s Mark Day says governments should aim to innovate and adopt new partnerships

Using Skype for Business to create a better NHS

Using Skype for Business to create a better NHS
By Guest | 23 May 2016

Outsourcery’s Paul Todd says that Skype for Business can unlock the efficiencies that NHS Trusts, hospitals and GP surgeries so drastically need

Outsourcery’s Paul Todd outlines the benefits that Skype for Business could bring to the NHS

Using technology to improve outcomes for vulnerable children

Using technology to improve outcomes for vulnerable children
By Lindsay James | 20 May 2016

Microsoft technologies are enabling welfare agencies to do their job more effectively

Why local authorities should embrace the mindset of millennials

Why local authorities should embrace the mindset of millennials
By Lindsay James | 15 April 2016

Embracing the technologies used by Gen Y can help local authorities deliver better services

Accelerating citizen services development

Accelerating citizen services development
By Rebecca Gibson | 29 March 2016

A UK social housing organisation has developed its service charges enquiries system and money support service using Optevia solution and Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2015

UK social housing organisation develops new services with the help of Optevia 

Israeli government uses Azure to improve services for citizens

Israeli government uses  Azure to improve services for citizens
By Sean Dudley | 22 March 2016

Parliament streaming enabled and train journey planning enhanced thanks to platform

SQL Server 2016: helping governments leverage big data

SQL Server 2016: helping governments leverage big data
By Lindsay James | 21 March 2016

The new SQL Server 2016 release promises to set a new standard for the pace of innovation


The biggest trends for forward-looking cities

The biggest trends for forward-looking cities
By Jacqui Griffiths | 03 March 2016

Digitisation, tourism, transportation and public safety are trending for forward-looking cities, says Microsoft’s Paul Hart

Microsoft’s Paul Hart outlines the impact of digitisation, tourism and public safety