Technology develops in brisk strides and keeping up is a challenging task. Futures, Microsoft’s online technology policy portal, keeps you up-to-date with the latest developments in an evolving industry. With viewpoints from government leaders, industry practitioners and technology specialists, Futures will navigate you through a range of issues, notably cloud computing and innovation in healthcare, education, security and defence. We hope you enjoy Futures. If you have any further queries or comments, or would like to submit a story, please feel free to contact the Futures team directly at futures@Microsoft.com.