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Featured Job – Chief Technology Advisor – Microsoft

Description In the decade ahead, Microsoft has a unique opportunity to enable a new world of solutions for the US Department of Defense, Civilian and Intelligence organizations by working with our Systems Integrators in architecting solutions to meet Federal requirements.. As information management and Information Worker scenarios expand from individual …

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Capgemini, Microsoft collaborating on global ERT initiative

On Friday, Capgemini and Microsoft announced ERP+, a strategic, multi-million dollar initiative which is expected to maximize their customers’ return-on-investment from their existing SAP installations. Additionally, Capgemini announced new services aimed at helping customers drive productivity improvement and cost reduction by leveraging the interoperability between their Microsoft and SAP investments. …

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Cash Steps Down From Microsoft Board

James I. Cash Jr., Ph.D., emeritus James E. Robison professor at the Harvard Business School is stepping down from Microsoft’s board of directions. He cites pressure from personal and professional commitments as the reason. Cash, who has been with the board since 2001, stated that he has enjoyed working with …

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Microsoft unveils Open Government Data Initiative

Microsoft has revealed its Open Government Data Initiative (OGDI) program, an initiative allowing government agencies and software developers to freely interact with and share data through the upcoming Windows Azure cloud services platform. The initiative will provide industry-standard levels of accessibility and security to existing government data protocols by providing …

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Amazon Wants Court to Require DoD to Review JEDI Contract Bids

Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) has asked the court to deny the Department of Defense’s request to reassess its decision to award the potential 10-year, $10B Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud computing contract to Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT), GeekWire reported Tuesday. Amazon requests the court to direct DoD to review the proposals with respect to all of the concerns it has raised in its protest, according to the company’s motion opposing the Pentagon review unsealed Tuesday.

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White House, Tech Firms to Leverage Supercomputers for COVID-19 Research Via New Consortium

The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy partnered with the Department of Energy, IBM (NYSE: IBM) and other technology companies to launch a new consortium to advance research into the new coronavirus using supercomputers, TechCruch reported Monday. The COVID-19 High Performance Computing Consortium also includes Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT), Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) and Google as well as NASA, National Science Foundation, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and national laboratories, including Lawrence Livermore National Lab and Sandia National Laboratory.

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