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Building resilience in Canada’s Public Sector 

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended every aspect of society and, at the same time, the urgent need for a response has spurred collaboration, innovation and creativity. For Chris White, Managing Director at Microsoft Research, this global crisis crystalized the need to adopt a mission-oriented mindset to research that focuses on durability instead of efficiency, emphasizes…Read more

Microsoft Canada launches Azure Landing Zone for Canada’s Public Sector 

Microsoft Canada has launched its open-sourced Azure Landing Zone for Canada’s public sector. This is a purpose-built reference implementation to guide government departments to be compliant with Canadian standards. Security and compliance are top priorities for governments around the world. The Government of Canada has adopted a Cloud-First strategy, and has defined a security and…Read more

Optimizing Municipal Citizen Service Delivery with Digital Solutions 

Government technology ecosystems are more complex than ever – the global pandemic ushered in rapid adoption of digital solutions to enable an entire workforce to work and collaborate remotely, while ensuring the continuity of critical citizen services. As digital transformation continues to be a strategic priority at all levels of government, the path forward should…Read more

Fueling a sustainable post-pandemic recovery 

As municipal leaders across Canada continue to navigate the road to economic recovery, it is critical to consider how investing in sustainable technology and smart infrastructure can enable communities to not just recover from the pandemic but come back stronger than before….Read more

Boosting Innovation in Ontario’s Public Service 

The accelerated adoption of technology due to the global pandemic has motivated organizations of all sizes, both private and public sector, to think critically about their digital strategy and make room for digital transformation opportunities that meet the needs of customers, employees and citizens….Read more

Streamlining Communication and Collaboration for Law Enforcement 

Law enforcement has always needed to be resilient, in order to maintain justice and protect communities. Historically, first responders developed agile and mobile ways to work when faced with natural disasters like floods, earthquakes, and forest fires. The pandemic raised a whole new challenge. First responders were on the front lines of contagion. Public safety…Read more

Canadian Armed Forces Are Embracing Innovation 

The accelerated digital transformation that took place in response to the global pandemic demonstrates the limitless opportunities for organizations to transform their operations and improve results through innovation….Read more