Posts Tagged: microsoft

MOOS Project Viewer A Microsoft® Project Viewer Is Available In Italian Language

Starting with version 2.2 MOOS Project Viewer is also available in Italian language. Plus a new important feature was added so that users can now filter tasks by various criteria and get better presentation results. MOOS Project Viewer is a cost saving solution for project stakeholders to view project details in a dynamic way andRead… Read more »

Where Would Diversity Be In America if YouTube Was Invented During Martin Luther King Jr’s Era.

Forty eight years ago,Dr. Martin Luther King Jr led approximately 250,000 men,women, and children to Washington DC for a March for Freedom and Jobs. In 1963 black unemployment was as high as 11%, while unemployments was only 6% for whites. A white family earned, on average about $6,500.00 a year while a black family earnedRead… Read more »

Project of the Week: Microsoft Federal Apps Contest

GovLoop is proud to have Microsoft as one of its 2010 Premiere Partners. This week, we’re highlighting their new Federal Apps Contest. You can learn more below from our interview with Michael Meldeau, Microsoft’s Federal Marketing Manager. 1. Can you provide a brief overview of the project?Meldeau: Microsoft Federal has created an exciting new applicationRead… Read more »

Supporters Rock-North Carolina Implements Microsoft IT Academy in All Public Schools

North Carolina and Microsoft announced yesterday that North Carolina will be the first state in the nation to implement the Microsoft IT Academy Program at all public high schools throughout the state. The program provides students with real-world technology skills they need to be successful in college. The hope is that these skills will prepareRead… Read more »

The New SECTOR: PUBLIC – Smart Opinion On Tech, Innovation, and Public Good

Yesterday during the Mashable.com / UN Foundation “Social Good Summit” in New York, I launched something I’ve been working on for a while behind the scenes at Microsoft’s public sector division. It’s a new website (geeks: WordPress running on Windows Server… and eventually Windows Azure cloud) called SECTOR: PUBLIC. (Get it? Like Mission: Impossible? Hey,Read… Read more »

Microsoft Releases Grants360 Solution Accelerator

On September 20, 2010 Microsoft released Grants360, a solution accelerator for grantee organizations. InfoStrat and its partner TrueTandem developed the solution to provide end-to-end management of the grant process, from soliciting applications to review, award, and post award tracking. Grants360 (databasheet) is build using Microsoft Dynamics CRM for the management module and Microsoft Azure forRead… Read more »

Mike Teller of the DC Office of the Chief Financial Officer Appears on WTOP Radio

When: Tuesday August 17th, 10 am Est 1500 AM or listen later on demand at http://www.federalnewsradio.com/?nid=309&sid=2023222 Panelists: Mike Teller, CIO of the DC Government, Office of the CFO, Michael Batt, Dynamics Director of SLG, Education, Healthcare Jim Townsend, CEO of Infostrat I had the privilege of appearing with Mike Teller of the DC Government andRead… Read more »

SIR v8

The Microsoft Security Intelligence Report (SIR) is a comprehensive and wide-ranging study of the evolving threat landscape, and addresses such topics as software vulnerability disclosures and exploits, malicious software (malware), and potentially unwanted software. http://www.microsoft.com/security/about/sir/videos.aspx#2

Considering “the Cloud” – Asking the right questions and looking for the right answers

I recently saw a blog post from Jim Townsend (President of InfoStrat) which did a fantastic job of articulating some of the concerns around cloud computing in the public sector. This is a topic that has been and will continue to be widely debated within and outside of government IT. Rather than pose a numberRead… Read more »

Can You Hear The Question President Obama is Asking You?

According to the Wall Street Journalʼs Economy section of Sundayʼs edition, there is a growing sense among many economists that Washingtonʼs ability to goose the economic recovery is limited, especially given the deep pain U.S. businesses and households have suffered during the recession. Thursday July 29th at the Washington DC Convention Center, President Obama spokeRead… Read more »