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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

Washington governments respond to COVID-19 with Microsoft chatbots 

With the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirming the first U.S. reported case of coronavirus in Washington on Jan. 21, it’s not surprising that the Evergreen State was proactive in battling the fast-spreading illness. Microsoft’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic was equally swift in our home state, where we partnered with agencies on...Read more

Getting to Zero: Cloud-Based Customer Care Solutions 

Large-scale healthcare issues require solutions that connect patients to doctors and healthcare workers while providing insights that can save lives. Healthcare officials use data to treat patients and mitigate pervasive diseases while serving the widest range of patients possible. I recently spoke with Tyler Fisher of the Utah Ryan White Part B Program regarding their...Read more