Public Sector Windows 8 Apps eBook

Over the past few weeks we have been compiling eight great public sector apps which can be found in the Windows 8/Windows Phone app store. The result is this handy guide which features details about each app, screenshots and information about our involved Partners. Featured in the Windows 8 app eBook are the following apps: Love…

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All those ways you didn’t think Office was going to change your life

We thought you’d like to know about today’s launch of Microsoft Office 365 Home Premium – to help improve productivity in your home office and in your personal life!… To celebrate the launch of Microsoft Office 365 in the UK we are holding a unique event taking place based on and around the specially created Route 365…

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Inspire your IT pros at our new, free creative space!

During this current period of huge change and added financial pressures, you’d be forgiven for thinking that Government organisations are in a growth lock down. But, as many of us know, this adversity has seemed to fuel a fresh wave of IT innovation – fuelled by elements such as the cloud and social media. Really…

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New FloodAlerts website goes live!

We bring you quite a short blog posting today but one that is none the less important – a new FloodAlerts website. With all the very heavy rain expected over the coming hours and days (while the summer goes AWOL), a brand new FloodAlerts website has been launched by Microsoft partner Shoothill. Based upon their recent…

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A flood of praise for the new FloodAlerts Facebook application

The fight to warn areas of the UK about flooding has stepped up a gear by the introduction of a new Facebook application from the Environment Agency. Powered by the Bing Maps platform and developed by Microsoft partner Shoothill, FloodAlerts is built on official flood warning data. This allows the Bing map to show areas…

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Free online meeting and demo of Office 365 for UK charities

If you work in one of the many marvellous charities spread throughout the UK, you might be looking into ways of communicating effectively. Great communication to the public is something so essential for charities but how is your communication within your organisation? Is there room for improvement? It’s surprising how many people would probably say…

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Be on cloud nine with Office 365 trial

With the G-Cloud framework now in place and many public sector bodies looking seriously at moving email, collaboration and other workloads to the cloud, now is the perfect time to trial Office 365. To make it easier for you to get started, Microsoft has teamed up with a select group of specialist O365 partners –…

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Unlock the value of business information – FREE research report and webcast

Whether you call it business intelligence or performance management, the challenge remains the same – how can public sector organisations more effectively unlock the business value of the information they have on their systems? Microsoft recently conducted research across a number of Public Sector organisations on how effectively business intelligence solutions are being used to…

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Microsoft and Safer Internet Day 2012 – Tues 7th Feb!

Happy Safe Internet Day! It’s a subject we take very seriously and it forms a central element to our business best practises. As well as it being a core responsibility for our company, many of us are parents and care deeply about online safety for our children. The tools Microsoft produce provide excellent security but they also must be used responsibly therefore…

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Blackberry tastes even better with Office 365

Wouldn’t it be cool if you could use your BlackBerry to access Office 365? Well, now you can! Yesterday RIM officially announced that BlackBerry Business Cloud Services was available for Office 365 customers. Key features: Wireless synchronization with Microsoft Exchange Online email, calendar and organizer data from a BlackBerry smartphone BlackBerry® Balance™ technology, which presents a…

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