FutureFed-The Microsoft Federal Blog

Posted by vasudev on December 3 2008, 11:12 AM. Posted in Microsoft Corp.

Welcome to Microsoft FutureFed

 Change is upon us, and it’s not just the weather.  We’ve all heard the term over the last few months.  However, now we truly are on the doorstep of a transitional -- and potentially transformational -- time in the Federal government.

What better time then to step back and look at everything going on in the Federal workplace – the innovations, the efficiencies, the yet-to-tackle big challenges that Federal workers seek to solve every day on behalf of citizens of the U.S.  

It is amidst this atmosphere that we at Microsoft launch FutureFed, our Microsoft Federal blog.

We’ve been working with government public servants for a long time – and we’ve seen firsthand how their efforts and the work of a nation takes place every day.  We have volumes of stories to tell about the unsung heroes who have made technology work for the agencies they serve – and for taxpaying citizens…to keep all of us safer, to make government more accessible, more transparent, and more efficient.

The truth is, the Federal government is where so much innovation actually initiates.  Yet is also true that we have a long way to go to use technology so that government can operate to its fullest potential and so that everyone can not only recognize the benefits but participate meaningfully................................Continue At Source