Microsoft Program Helps Track Stimulus Money

By May 04, 2009 3 comments

Stimulus 360, designed by Microsoft, helps the public agencies manage funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. Stimulus 360 allows agencies to easily allocate funds for the creation of new jobs, track incoming funds from national agencies and manage and report on funded projects. “The Microsoft Stimulus360 solution can help public agencies track funded programs, monitor progress, and provide intuitive views of the data for different audiences,” according to Microsoft.

“The solution also supports key performance indicators (KPIs) and other government-backed performance metrics, automated workflow, and comprehensive analysis across consolidated data sources,” according to the Microsoft.

The program includes geospatial features that link data and mapping capabilities, integration with Microsoft application including Outlook Express and Excel, and automatic capture of events and actions.

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It's been a nice surprise that Microsoft's been doing so many pro bono initiatives recently.

Submitted by Mark Alvarez (not verified) - on May 28, 2009 at 09:47 am

Glad Microsoft has stepped up to help the government buerocracies deal with tracking the billions of our tax dollars being dolled out. I am fairly sure without Microsoft or another company doing this a big black hole would have developed and chaos insued regarding the tracking. So thumbs up Microsoft.

Submitted by John (not verified) - on May 28, 2009 at 09:14 am

[...] Stimulus Channel works like other stimulus-reporting sites, showing where the money is being spent and how the projects are progressing. It also aggregates [...]

Submitted by Track Your State’s Smart Grid Stimulus Projects with S (not verified) - on October 29, 2009 at 07:28 pm

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