As part of their Azure for Government suite Microsoft also tailors their Cloud solutions for public sector needs.
They have also demonstrated compliance with Government Cloud security requirements, publishing a blueprint defining this for the UK G-Cloud.
Open Data Science is a key skill set that can deliver transformational improvements for government, and Microsoft offers a number of components to accelerate these scenarios.
HDInsight and Power BI bring exciting new capabilities to Azure Government that enable organizations to manage, analyze, and visualize large quantities of data, and the Data Catalog provides all the tools required for data scientists to build and analyze complex data sets.
Microsoft is also a contributing innovator in the Open Data space, such as driving the development of OData.
With Microsoft and Accenture pioneering a global Identity solution based on their Blockchain-as-a-Service offering there is also potential to pioneer ground-breaking new Blockchain-based digital services.