Open Government Data Initiative

For those interested in the subject of open government, innovation and how technology can support better public services through transparency, collaboration and open participation over the web you’ve probably already looked at http://innovate.direct.gov.uk/apps and the work that groups like mysociety and rewiredstate.org are doing to marry public data sets and Web 2.0 into something useful to both citizens, government and…

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Britain Works Challenge – Win 100,000 Training Vouchers

In the current economic climate and difficult employment market, continuously developing skills and expertise are vital to any person’s ability to find a job and develop their career.  ICT skills, in particular, can be difficult and expensive to maintain for those who find themselves out of regular employment for any length of time. Recognising that…

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Live Meetings (Webinars) for the Public Sector

I thought you would be interested in knowing about our upcoming series of Live Meetings (webinars) on specific aspects of Microsoft technology and how they are being used by our Public Sector customers to drive up efficiency and drive down costs. The Live Meetings start this Friday (October 16th) with one on Unified Communications –…

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Presentations from Public Sector Information Governance and Security Conference

On September 30th, we held the 2nd Microsoft Public Sector Information Governance and Security Conference to a full house of over 100 customers and partners. We were delighted that Owen Pengelly, Head of Information Security and Assurance at the Cabinet Office, was able to take part and provide an update on the National Information Assurance…

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