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Federal government to rely on cloud-based technology at higher security levels 

Microsoft has been the trusted partner enabling digital transformation through low–code solutions for the U.S. federal government for many years. Until now, the Department of Defense (DoD) workloads requiring IL4 compliance have been limited to on-premises solutions requiring the DoD to own the ongoing management and maintenance of the required infrastructure. In the coming months, the DoD will take transformation a step further and...Read more

U.S. Air Force selects Microsoft for Advanced Battle Management System 

As a measure of our support for the mission of flying, fighting and winning in air, space and cyberspace, our Microsoft Federal team is honored to be selected to support the Advanced Battle Management System (ABMS), the U.S. Air Force’s top modernization priority. We join other companies that have been collectively awarded $950 million in indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracts to compete for future efforts enabling Joint All–Domain Command and...Read more

New conformance report suites help the government manage accessibility documentation 

Accessibility is a critical, ongoing conversation in business and consumer technology. This is even more true when that technology is employed by federal agencies. Technology that is not equally accessible will limit how employees and citizens can participate in important civic functions. Microsoft takes its responsibility to users and federal partners seriously, and has worked...Read more

Introducing the Microsoft Digital Transformation Showcase 

New experience features real solutions for U.S. state and local governments In late April, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella stated: “We’ve seen two years’ worth of digital transformation in two months … We are working alongside customers every day to help them adapt and stay open for business in a world of remote everything.” Those thoughts directly apply to our efforts to support U. S. state and local governments  —...Read more

Creating a workforce for a digitally transformed future with Accelerate: Texas 

‌ Accelerate: Texas Creating a workforce for a digitally transformed future ‌   Programs | Partners As the world begins to reopen and businesses continue to adjust to a new reality post-COVID-19, the need for a more tech-savvy workforce will be paramount. The Microsoft Global Skills Initiative is a multimillion-dollar investment supported by robust collaborative partnerships....Read more

Microsoft Federal helping agencies respond, recover, reimagine 

Over the past several months, we’ve seen some heroic efforts by our federal government customers to respond to the many COVID-19 impacts that have disrupted work and life in the U.S. and around the world. From the outset, our Microsoft Federal team has partnered with government agencies of all sizes and scopes to continue delivering...Read more

Microsoft Allies with Alaska to Invest in Innovation 

Declining oil prices are creating challenges for their economy which derives 90% of its revenue from oil and natural resource production. The State has turned to Microsoft with a need to adapt education and workforce skilling, reduce costs, and streamline operations. The State of Alaska and Microsoft have formed a digital alliance to invest in...Read more

U.S. Navy taps Microsoft Azure to enhance weather modeling 

With two tropical storms headed for the Gulf Coast, a U.S. Navy team of leading engineers and scientists partnered with their Microsoft Federal counterparts over the Aug. 22–23 weekend to successfully deploy an enhanced weather model capable of rapidly scaling weather and ocean pattern predictions on demand. The Coupled Ocean/Atmosphere Mesoscale Prediction System, or COAMPS-TC,...Read more

Department of Energy announces the First Five Consortium 

When disaster hits or the unexpected befalls a community, First Responders are on the frontlines of compassionate, strategic response. Now, a new federal consortium aims to support First Responders in doing the highly valuable work they do to protect and repair lands and communities experiencing a crisis. Microsoft is proud to help lead this innovative...Read more

Improving benefit access with Alluma 

For over twenty years, Alluma has used technology to help connect vulnerable families and individuals with the public services they need, including Medicaid, SNAP, EITC, and more. Now powered by Microsoft Azure, the organization’s new One-X-Connection solution and Quick Screener module merge data, technology, and policy to help applicants qualify quickly and anonymously while simplifying...Read more