Posts Tagged: microsoft

What Can Government Do To Bridge The Digital Divide and How Can The Private Sector Be A Partner?

In reviewing some past blogs that can be found on www.opengovtv.com, I noticed an interesting article from Gov Loop’s very own Andrew Krzmarzick written June 25, 2010. Andy asks a great question then that is even more important to ask the question 7 months later. As it appears from President Hu Jintao’s recent visit toRead… Read more »

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 »

My Cup of IT: Cloud Under the Mistletoe

By Steve O’Keeffe – http://bit.ly/eiWSQ6 Okay, the sexual tension is finally over. Agencies are starting to consummate their cloud love. First, GSA gets it on with Google with Unisys as chaperone. Less than a week later, USDA takes a roll in the hay with Microsoft. Seems that love letters are the first cloud apps –Read… 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