Educated Cities

Educated Cities

Empowering every student to achieve more, and enabling faculty and staff alike in the success of education systems.

End-to-end smart city solutions

The Microsoft CityNext initiative was created to help empower city staff and citizens to be their best. Through Microsoft CityNext, Microsoft partners offer city solutions that can help solve pressing challenges and support the goals and aspirations of health, government, and public safety organizations. Find out more.

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Microsoft CityNext solutions transform education to create more-innovative schools and teaching practices that lead to prosperous, competitive cities where families want to raise their children and businesses thrive.

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Devices, mobility, and apps for learning

To be competitive, cities need to ensure that their citizens have access to twenty-first century productivity tools. All schools, including higher-education institutions, can benefit from complementary, world-class apps and online services that make it easier to interact and collaborate.

Al Amal School for Deaf Students customer story

Education analytics and research

Educators already have plenty of administrative and economic data—the challenge is gaining insights from it. With a technology platform that includes cloud, Big Data, mobile and social technologies, Microsoft CityNext and our partners help education customers take full advantage of information assets by directly aligning data with their own goals and aspirations. This strategic approach facilitates better planning and decision-making as well as improved tracking and evaluation.

Tacoma Public Schools customer story

Learning systems

To compete in today's economy, local governments and educators need innovative solutions that streamline learning. Microsoft CityNext offers a people-first approach that helps cities improve digital inclusion with broader access to skills development, and training. Learning management systems (LMS) based on technologies from Microsoft and our partners provide educators with the ability to effectively manage their school's curriculum as well as course delivery.

Georgia State University Customer Story

School and campus administration

Colleges and universities across the world face increased demands to do more with fewer resources. And like cities, they are tasked with not just doing more with less, but new with less. Their challenges include pressure to modernize operations, compete for students, faculty, and funding, and prepare students for the twenty-first century workforce.

Calgary Catholic School District Customer Story

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