Managing governance and cloud spend are often cited as top challenges for government. And, while effective governance to ensure control over costs, performance, and security is essential for cloud success, many agencies are not fully leveraging the various tools, resources, and automation capabilities that can enable success.
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According to a recent Government Accountability Office report, only 11 percent of federal IT systems are running on the cloud while the Department of Defense uses cloud for about 3 percent of its tech. As many government agencies look to accelerate their drive to the cloud,
Artificial intelligence, machine learning, and robotic processing automation continues to create buzz throughout many industries and government is no exception. The US federal government budget for fiscal year 2020 calls on agencies to adopt emerging technologies to better empower their workforce,
Keeping pace with mission demands is an increasing challenge for government. Developers are on the hook to deliver new capabilities to their agencies faster than ever.
To hear how DevOps and cloud can help agencies accelerate their mission speed and capabilities,
As AI emerges from research labs and IT back offices and into the mainstream, the transformational possibilities of AI for both businesses and government are enormous. According to the Executive Order on Maintaining American Leadership in Artificial Intelligence, released earlier this year,
To keep up with our country’s pace of innovation and ensure mission success, government agencies are under more pressure than ever to accelerate their IT modernization projects (and for some, just get them off the ground!). As agencies incur various challenges in their progress,
Cloud technologies are critical to keeping pace with innovation and securing America’s technical advantage. Cloud enables leading edge solutions for federal and military agency missions; ranging from improved citizen services and safety to protecting our warfighters and national security.
The importance of cloud to government is evident in the recently-released Department of Defense Cloud Strategy as well as the Office of Management and Budget’s Cloud Smart Strategy proposal released in September 2018.
Without a doubt, cloud computing is playing a central role in agency efforts to modernize their IT infrastructure. Agencies have made great strides in understanding the benefits and challenges of cloud.
With this in mind, we invite you to RSVP and join the Microsoft Azure Government DC user community as we kickoff the year with a meetup on: “Jumpstart 2019: Accelerating Gov Cloud in a Cloud Smart World,” Wednesday,
In support of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security, we hosted a special edition Microsoft Azure Government Meetup, Women Leading Government Cybersecurity at 1776 in Washington, DC.
In partnership with the Women in Technology DC Chapter of the International Association of Microsoft Channel Partners,
As blockchain, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and augmented reality continue to create buzz throughout the tech industry, government agencies are exploring ways to apply emerging tech to empower their workforce and deliver innovative services to the public.
Key to moving forward is the ability for agencies to define emerging tech use cases and get started with piloting new ideas.