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Microsoft Philanthropies Responds to COVID-19

Posted by Voices For Innovation - May 1, 2020 2:33 PM

Microsoft Philanthropies is working around the clock to help communities respond to the COVID-19 crisis. The organization is focused on assisting hospitals, supporting public health, and helping schools provide robust online learning. In VFI’s April 29, 2020 webinar, participants heard about Microsoft Philanthropies’ COVID-19 response activities, with a focus on the organization’s efforts to support teachers and students as they...

Volunteer to Help Your Neighbors: Team Rubicon’s COVID-19...

Posted by Voices For Innovation - April 23, 2020 1:58 PM

Voices for Innovation teamed up with Ryan Risley and Team Rubicon to host a webinar highlighting Team Rubicon’s Neighbors Helping Neighbors COVID-19 response program. Read more on our blog: #Tech4TR – Join the Technology Community Supporting Team Rubicon’s Neighbors Helping Neighbors Initiative

What’s Ahead For Tech Policy in 2019

Posted by Voices For Innovation - February 20, 2019 7:28 AM

Voices for Innovation kicked off our 2019 webinar series with a discussion of what we expect to be on the agenda of lawmakers around the country when it comes to tech policy. We touch on digital privacy, facial recognition, and AI, and the growing momentum for policy changes that help bring broadband connectivity to every American. Hear from Portia Wu,...

Shortcut Your Startup

Posted by Voices For Innovation - February 6, 2018 11:13 AM

In today’s lightning-fast, highly competitive entrepreneurial world, old ways of doing business won’t cut it. To maximize your business venture, you need to draw on a new playbook. Voices for Innovation’s upcoming webinar features Courtney Reum, successful entrepreneur and coauthor of the new book, Shortcut Your Startup. He shares unconventional advice from the startup trenches, providing insight from his experience...

Meeting Compliance Requirements of the GDPR

Posted by Voices For Innovation - January 18, 2018 12:17 PM

The clock is ticking. By May 25, 2018, virtually any company with customers or partners in the European Union must comply with the EU’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Fortunately, Microsoft solutions such as Azure and Office 365 can help support GDPR compliance. In this webinar, Brendyn Ryan and Phil Armstrong, attorneys supporting Microsoft’s One Commercial Partner Group, will...

Policy and Technology Responses to Cybersecurity Threats

Posted by Voices For Innovation - October 13, 2017 9:53 AM

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, but cybersecurity is a 24/7/365 issue. Hardly a news cycle passes without a story about a new cybersecurity attack. In recent years, we have seen an escalation of cybersecurity threats—both from state-sponsored actors and criminal organizations. On both technology and policy fronts, Microsoft is leading the way on cybersecurity. Voices for Innovation hosted for...