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  • Blog Post: 7 steps to bringing your organisation into the cloud

    This post is an excerpt from the free e-book “Bringing the UK Government into the Cloud.” Download the full e-book today or e-mail us at ukps@microsoft.com for more information. Having worked with many public sector organisations of different sizes – either directly or through our...
  • Blog Post: Making Flood Warnings More Accessible to Businesses and Citizens

    Flooding across the United Kingdom has become increasingly prevalent over recent year’s impacting over 5 million people who live and work in high flood risk areas. Consequently, the UK Environment Agency wanted to introduce a solution that made its flood warning service more accessible, helping...
  • Blog Post: Real Impact for Lean and Modern Government

    In the face of declining budgets , we are all challenged to do more and new with less – wanting to be more agile, streamlined, cost-effective and, in public sector, more citizen-friendly. In this post we have put together some case studies and tools to help you think about how your organisation...
  • Blog Post: Windows Azure Receives G-Cloud Impact Level 2 Accreditation from Cabinet Office for Use across the UK Public Sector

    Microsoft’s cloud computing platform is now accredited to store and communicate data securely up to the UK Government’s Impact Level 2 classification. Reading, UK. — 04/04/13 — Microsoft’s cloud computing platform, Windows Azure, has been awarded Impact Level 2 (IL2)...
  • Blog Post: The sky’s the limit as opendata weather transactions hit 555,000 per month

    The Coalition Government has made data and transparency defining themes of its agenda for this Parliament. The untapped potential in the economic value of data is a new opportunity. George Osborne announced a number of Open Data commitments in his 2011 Autumn Statement to help drive growth –...
  • Blog Post: Private Cloud Nine - CIO roundtable news

    Cliff Evans, Private Cloud Lead at Microsoft UK, attended a recent CIO roundtable to discuss the role that private cloud can play in large organisations and the opportunities and challenges it presents for IT leaders. Everyone talks about the cloud but, really, there are several types of cloud. Most...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft server technology powers the new era of IT

    In this second part of a three-part series, Tim Cozze-Young reports on Microsoft’s recent Enterprise Briefing and starts with cloud computing and the infrastructure that drives it, using real-world examples from Microsoft customers at the event. “When I hear ‘cloud’, I think...
  • Blog Post: easyJet transforms business model with cloud and Azure - what about in government?

    Luton-based easyJet are differentiating themselves from other low cost airlines by bringing in a new seat booking system . Traditionally synonymous with airport scrums due to the free seating arrangements on their planes, this move signifies a new era for the carrier. Is it time for government organisations...
  • Blog Post: Six great Windows 8 apps for the public sector

    Since the launch of Windows 8, users have been able to delve into a huge range of new apps to play with. Developers in public sector organisations around the country are discovering the new opportunity that the Windows Store offers them to design, build, and make available their apps to customers in...
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