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In an interview with CivSource, Microsoft officials explained the design and functionality of Fusion Core Solution, including how the company is looking to encourage current users to expand and share the solution with other fusion centers.
Public safety and homeland security professionals have a new tool to fight today’s evolving physical and virtual security threats. Microsoft and ESRI launched Fusion Core Solution, a solution architecture to strengthen the ability of government agencies to prepare, assess, and respond to threats of national security as well as natural disasters.
Amidst the global recession and an increasing fight for skilled employees, several states and the federal government are looking for ways to promote American competitiveness. Microsoft’s State and Local government general manager, Gail Thomas-Flynn, thinks their Elevate America program can help retool America’s workforce.
Through Microsoft’s Elevate America program, in partnership with the Virginia Community College System, (VCCS) the Department of Education and Virginia’s workforce centers, displaced workers will be able to receive free technology training and certification.
Top government contractors are chomping at the bit to help recipients cash-in on the stimulus package. But now, some companies are going beyond their proprietary solutions and technology offerings to lure customers with low and flexible financing options.
A breach in Virginia’s prescription database has put more state and local governments on alert concerning their sensitive information. Microsoft’s Kan Page wants to help mitigate those breaches by securing agency servers.
This week Microsoft released Stimulus360, a solution designed to help public sector agencies track, measure and share information about stimulus-funded projects. Josh Rice, Director of Microsoft’s Public Sector Incubation Team, spoke to CivSource about Stimulus360, measuring the economic impact of the stimulus and the future of open government.
Microsoft officially announced Microsoft Stimulus360 this afternoon, though details have been forthcoming from the company for a few weeks now. Microsoft Stimulus360 is touted as an all-inclusive look at “the full life cycle of economic stimulus programs to provide greater accountability at all levels” of government, according to company information.