Microsoft, Chicago team up to provide digital skills training

by • 8 months ago

The company says free digital-skills training will reach more than 300,000 Chicagoans looking to boost their digital literacy or switch career paths.

Microsoft platform leaked 38 million files from states, large businesses

by • 9 months ago

The cybersecurity firm UpGuard found that a default setting in a product used to build apps and websites left troves of personal information easily accessible.

Virginia awards $82.5 million contract for 'core messaging services'

by • 11 months ago

Virginia gave NTT Data a five-year contract that will allow agencies to choose between vendors for messaging, storage, email and mobile-device management.

After crashes, D.C. officials say new vaccine site will be better

by • 1 year ago

A new site with pre-registration for COVID-19 vaccines will replace one that crashed repeatedly, but questions linger over the city's digital service development.

States build resilience in government service with cloud

by • 1 year ago

Government leaders share their key wins during the pandemic thanks to cloud investments and look toward the future of government service.

Ernst & Young, Microsoft collaborate on digital vaccine management system

by • 1 year ago

An Ernst & Young executive behind the new platform said some states were using spreadsheets to track vaccine distribution.

Microsoft executive shares a new vision for digital government

by • 1 year ago

The pandemic raised the need to improve digital services. With strategic cloud investments these interactions can be intelligent, intuitive and secure, says James Collins.

Ensuring business continuity for the state of Michigan with cloud

by • 1 year ago

Michigan’s CIO Brom Stibitz attributes the state’s success to move remote is due to their centralized IT shop and key cloud investments on email and collaboration tools.

Former New York CIO is latest to join Microsoft

by • 1 year ago

Jeremy Goldberg, who was also a key adviser to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo during the COVID-19 pandemic, is now part of the tech giant's public sector division.