Microsoft Discuss 'Cloud Momentum in Europe' at Government Leaders Forum Europe (GLF), London

At the Government Leaders Forum Europe in London, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer called for a new level of collaboration across industry and with government to advance progress on critical economic and social challenges in Europe. He focused his remarks on the role of technology, and cloud computing in particular, in driving transformation, especially in public […]

At the Government Leaders Forum Europe in London, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer called for a new level of collaboration across industry and with government to advance progress on critical economic and social challenges in Europe. He focused his remarks on the role of technology, and cloud computing in particular, in driving transformation, especially in public sector, and underlined Microsoft's commitment in Europe towards this goal.

Discussion at GLF focused on five themes, all tied to EU2020 Agenda include: competition, focusing on European competitiveness and the evolving role of jobs, skills and education; economics, exploring impact of technology and R&D on economic, social and environmental landscapes; health and welfare, which examine opportunities for new models in eHealth; Digital Single Market, discussing needed reforms and regulations; and eGovernment, exploring data governance and the evolution of digital citizen services.

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