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As we look toward 2030, we will see a total transformation in the way governments operate. Gov Pod, a podcast series by Microsoft, takes us on a journey to understand how the cloud, AI and blockchain—among other technologies—simplifies the lives of citizens, first responders, and defense organizations while enabling more transparency in how governments provide their services.

Gov Pod: Governments Transform Digitally Microsoft

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As we look toward 2030, we will see a total transformation in the way governments operate. Gov Pod, a podcast series by Microsoft, takes us on a journey to understand how the cloud, AI and blockchain—among other technologies—simplifies the lives of citizens, first responders, and defense organizations while enabling more transparency in how governments provide their services.

    008 - The Digital Military: Ready for Anything

    008 - The Digital Military: Ready for Anything

    The cloud at hyperscale can improve the efficiency of maintenance and repair, a defense organization’s biggest cost center. The cloud at the edge, intelligent machines mounted inside a vehicle or fighter jet, can gather, process and provide the information necessary to maintain an effective armed forces. This is the data-driven modern military.

    • 17 min
    007 - Operation AI: Defense Digs into Data

    007 - Operation AI: Defense Digs into Data

    Technology has reduced the lag in which military commanders can make decisions—from days to minutes. Why? Because the rapid increase of data, and intelligent technologies that provide new insights, can give soldiers in the field the real-time information they need to prevail.

    • 17 min
    006 - The Justice System’s Digital Continuum

    006 - The Justice System’s Digital Continuum

    When an offender enters the justice system, that person’s needs may not be met because the paperwork involved often gets lost in the shuffle of the transfer between police, courts, and corrections. You’ll hear how technology is beginning to play a part in tying agencies together to improve conditions inside the system while working to improve the outcomes upon release.

    • 14 min
    005 -Data and AI: Transforming Public Safety

    005 -Data and AI: Transforming Public Safety

    How can public safety agencies modernize and streamline their operations as they wrestle with greater need and lower funding? By introducing cloud computing and AI, police and first responders can tie disparate systems together and illuminate previously invisible correlations to become more effective and more efficient.

    • 14 min
    004 - Improved Social Services Through Technology

    004 - Improved Social Services Through Technology

    Social service providers know that half the job is paperwork. While necessary, it gets in the way of client interactions. Technologies like AI and the Internet of Things are beginning to help providers reduce workloads while maintaining client privacy. Even today, objects like smart watches or connected medical devices can help keep isolated seniors or disabled people safe by notifying caregivers when accidents happen. While the technology becomes more sophisticated, it will also become more people-focused.

    • 16 min
    003 - Taxation and Transparency

    003 - Taxation and Transparency

    They’re a fact of life, but no one likes to deal with taxes. What if transformative technologies like AI and blockchain could simplify the process and, perhaps, make it enjoyable? Mia Reyes and Microsoft field experts explain how blockchain has the potential to make tax payments more secure while AI can help to increase compliance and reduce fraud—with a measure of empathy. Governments worldwide are experimenting with sophisticated tools to help citizens pay their taxes and make transactions more secure

    • 14 min

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