Azure Government

Insights, how-tos and updates for building solutions on Microsoft's cloud for US government

Join us! Navigating a data-driven government in the cloud – Sept 16

The President’s Management Agenda calls for the use of government’s data as a strategic asset to improve operations and effectiveness in serving citizens. Agencies are on the hook to modernize for a data-driven world and deploy data strategies that will help solve mission challenges. To gain insights on how leading government and ...

Join us! Mastering cloud governance and management for gov – Aug 28

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. To hear how ...

Join us! Moving smart: Cloud accelerators for government – July 31

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, they can encounter various roadblocks to picking up the pace. With ...

Building automated workflows on Azure Government with Logic Apps

Azure Logic Apps allows users to automate and orchestrate tasks, business processes, and workflows when you need to integrate apps, data, systems, and services across enterprises or organizations. With an easy-to-use, drag-drop user interface and hundreds of pre-built connectors allowing easy integration with other applications and services...

The need for speed: Azure DevOps

I recently had the opportunity to discuss Azure DevOps at the Microsoft Azure Government DC Meetup. During my presentation, The Need for Speed – Azure DevOps, I demonstrated how a new member of a dev team can quickly integrate and become productive with an existing project using Azure DevOps which facilitates productivity by combining ...

Join us! Emerging tech in gov – June 26

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, and accelerate and innovate public services...

The need for speed: DevOps in gov

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, RSVP and join the Microsoft Azure Government DC user community for a meetup on...

Join us! How AI is creating what’s next in government

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, "AI promises to drive growth of the United States ...

Is there an easy button for gov IT modernization?

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, they might be wondering if there’s an easy button for ...

Join us: Government cloud strategies: What to know – Feb. 27

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 ...