Brad Smith, president ofMicrosoft, said the government needs to establish a strategy for establishing alliances to ensure that the U.S. retains its technological edge and protects its defense interests, CNBCreported Saturday.
Microsoft showcased a service utility vehicle designed to enable augmented and virtual reality capabilities for mission planning functions during an industry event hosted by the Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division on Nov. 8.
Chris Cortez, vice president of military affairs atMicrosoft, has said that efforts must be put into supporting the transition of former service members to private-sector jobs through education programs and reskilling initiatives.
Microsoft has donated video game controllers and gaming equipment to 22 Department of Veterans Affairs facilities across the U.S. to support the department’s new therapy program for former servicemembers, Nextgovreported Friday.
Microsoft and Esri have collaborated with the Department of Agriculture to develop technology that will assist farmers in sustaining crop growth and expanding yields through the use of data and artificial intelligence methods.
Microsoft has announced the addition of several capabilities to its government cloud platforms designed to help agencies meet their technology requirements and facilitate the delivery of services to citizens.