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Digitizing case management to increase employee efficiency 

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I recently had the pleasure to speak with Michael Fermin, the Chief Assistant District Attorney for San Bernardino County, about a new solution they implemented to help their staff do their jobs even more effectively. I encourage you to watch the short video, which provides a great overview of how this system has benefited their office….Read more

3 ways technology can better enable connected care 

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COVID-19 has transformed healthcare and social services. Now, healthcare professionals are seeking to better utilize limited resources and manage care backlogs. They are also looking to work in multi-disciplinary teams, breaking down siloes to better coordinate care. Check out Microsoft for Public Health and Social Services to see how health and care providers are using new and…Read more

The new world of court proceedings requires new set of digital tools 

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Only a few years ago, the idea of justice being carried out in a virtual environment was reserved for special cases or circumstances. It had been discussed as a serious alternative to daily hearings being held in the courtroom and while it demonstrated merit, this was too drastic of a change.  While navigating our way through…Read more

Why the future of buildings is efficient, safe, and sustainable 

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Throughout my life, I’ve traveled to many places for work, pleasure, and education. Often with family, sometimes alone. Whether I am in Barcelona or Buenos Aires, Austin or Cleveland, Doha or Tel-Aviv, or closer to home exploring Manhattan, I’m always struck by the variation in the built environment. Of course, cities look different based on when…Read more

Microsoft at Eurosatory: Modernizing and enhancing the defense industry 

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We’re fast approaching the start of Eurosatory 2022, a global event that brings together the allied defense community. Here at Microsoft, our Defense and Intelligence team is thrilled to be back at Eurosatory after a COVID-19 induced hiatus. We’re eager to meet with you, and we welcome the opportunity to discuss digital transformation and commercial…Read more

Discover how interoperability enables cooperation at Eurosatory 2022 

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Cooperation is critical to the success of modern defense organizations. Even today, operations require a high degree of coordination across allied nations and their defense forces. As global threats evolve, the need for an integrated and coordinated response becomes increasingly vital. What helps ensure successful international cooperation? Interoperability. The ability to maneuver multinational tactical forces in…Read more

Microsoft helps the public sector meet sustainability goals with technology 

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One of today’s greatest global challenges is the impact of climate change, which is causing an increase in extreme weather events such as floods, fires, hurricanes, and droughts. In light of these threats to vulnerable communities worldwide, public sector organizations play a vital role in protecting lives and livelihoods, and mitigating the impact of climate…Read more

The key role that trust and security plays within government agencies 

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It’s safe to say that hybrid work is the new normal for most governments. But supporting a distributed workforce that operates both in office environments and remotely creates an avenue for cybercriminals to attack government networks and infrastructure. At this point, it’s not a matter of if, but when your government will be a victim…Read more

The cornerstone of continuous, integrated, and value-based healthcare 

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Healthcare stakeholders are moving away from fee-for-service and towards value-based models to meet the demands of aging and millennial populations while also meeting an ambitious national healthcare agenda.   Today, regulatory and market forces have led to improved transparency and enhanced consumerization, changing the face of healthcare. These shifting priorities have catalyzed the desire to track patient…Read more

Microsoft’s vision for Intelligent Connected Trade Windows 

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Global merchandise trade volumes declined by 14.3 percent in the second quarter of 2020 compared to the previous period as COVID-19 containment measures affected economies around the world according to WTO data released on September 23, 2020. Microsoft has produced a white paper on data collaboration to enable fair, safe trade through intelligent connected Trade…Read more

Fulfilling our commitment to accessibility and inclusion 

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The pandemic has made clear how inaccessible many of our institutions and government services can be. This isn’t news. These challenges existed long before the pandemic and many people, including disability advocates, have been asking for improvements for years. But the challenges of the pandemic have helped make this more obvious to leaders and amplified the…Read more

Project SEEKER: Using artificial intelligence for good 

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Project SEEKER is pioneering multi-species artificial intelligence (AI) models built using Microsoft Azure Machine Learning Services. It can automatically detect illegally trafficked wildlife concealed within luggage and cargo.  Illegal wildlife trafficking is worth $23 billion per year1. That makes it the fourth-largest illegal trade in the world, following only drugs, guns, and human trafficking2. One…Read more