AWS Partner Network (APN) Blog

Category: Public Sector

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Accelerating the Mission with Appian Government Cloud and Next-Gen Managed Services

Appian is a low-code software development platform for building applications and business processes with little to no coding, and Appian Government Cloud (AGC) accelerates timelines to go live by ensuring mission-critical applications’ underlying infrastructure and backend processes are secure. With AGC, learn how mission owners at the U.S Department of Defense can place their focus on the missions at hand, with the confidence their cloud workloads will be managed properly.

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Introducing the AWS Smart City Competency and Launch Partners

We are thrilled to announce the AWS Smart City Competency, which will deliver world-class AWS Partner recommendations to customers searching to build and deploy innovative smart city solutions. The AWS Smart City Competency will differentiate highly specialized AWS Partners with a demonstrated deep technical expertise and proven track record of customer success within the Smart City use cases.

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PBS Provides Tailored Experiences for Viewers with Amazon Personalize

Like many of today’s leading media and streaming platforms, PBS wanted to take its overall user experience to the next level. That’s why PBS approached AWS Premier Tier Consulting Partner ClearScale, a leader in machine learning. ClearScale came up with a detailed roadmap for tackling PBS’s recommendation system project that included data operations, MLOps, and demonstrational user interface. Together, PBS and ClearScale decided to move forward with an AWS-powered solution on top of Amazon Personalize.

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Big Data Analytics with Amazon EMR and Esri’s ArcGIS GeoAnalytics Engine

Data is growing in all aspects of our world; every vertical and technical domain is being pushed to the limit by growing data—geospatial is no exception. Learn about Esri’s ArcGIS GeoAnalytics Engine on Amazon EMR and how its geospatial capabilities can complement your current analytics workflows. GeoAnalytics seamlessly integrates with Amazon EMR and can be deployed with an Esri-provided bootstrap script at EMR cluster creation.

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State of Utah Application Modernization: The Express Lane from Mainframe to Cloud

The State of Utah’s Office of Recovery Services has successfully moved a 25-years-old mainframe application to AWS GovCloud (US)—in budget and on time—using mainframe modernization capabilities from Deloitte and AWS. The story behind this effort shows how beneficial such a move can be, from a day-to-day perspective and from a strategic perspective. It demonstrates that a high degree of automation and standardization makes this a riskless approach for getting rid of legacy technology such as COBOL and VSAM.

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Saint Louis University Improves Researcher Productivity by Automating Processing of Large Datasets

Saint Louis University is at the cutting edge of research, studying human behavior and its economic impact. Learn how the Sinquefield Center for Applied Economic Research (SCAER) uses MontyCloud DAY2, a no-code autonomous CloudOps platform, to run an environment that’s fully automated and self-managed. MontyCloud also helps SCAER automate mounting and unmounting Amazon EBS volumes on demand when Amazon EC2 instances are provisioned.

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Gaining Operational Insights of the Australian Census with AWS

In early August, millions of people took part in the 2021 Census across Australia, providing a comprehensive picture of the country’s economic, social, and cultural makeup. The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) ran the 2021 Census on AWS using an operational insights platform built in partnership with AWS Professional Services, Shine Solutions, ARQ Group, and the ABS. Learn how this tool provided near real-time insights into a very complex logistical activity.

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Leveraging the Power of Esri’s ArcGIS Enterprise Through Amazon Redshift

Esri and AWS are extending their collaboration through an extensive integration of product suites and services. This includes Amazon QuickSight leveraging Esri basemap tiles through Amazon Location Service. Esri also supports ArcGIS Enterprise on Kubernetes running with Amazon EKS, and interoperability with Amazon Redshift. Esri‘s GIS solutions create, manage, analyze, and map various types of geospatial data. Their flagship GIS mapping software, ArcGIS, is a powerful mapping and spatial analytics technology.

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Enabling Digital Automation in Intelligent Document Processing (IDP) for Public Sector Partners and Customers Using AWS AI

Learn about the AWS AI services stack for government agencies and partners to develop intelligent automation solutions to extract information from digitalized paper documents. Intelligent Document Processing (IDP) is a solution that enables extraction and processing of specific data elements from documents using AI and machine learning techniques. AWS services that add AI/ML intelligence to IDP solutions include Amazon Textract, Amazon Comprehend, Amazon Augmented AI, and Amazon Kendra.

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Transforming Geospatial Data to Cloud-Native Frameworks with Element 84 on AWS

Element 84, in collaboration with AWS and Geoscience Australia, has released the Sentinel-2 Cloud-Optimized GeoTIFF (COG) dataset on AWS Open Data. Sentinel-2 is an important platform for Earth observation, and its imagery contributes to ongoing research in climate change, land use, and emergency management. By making the Sentinel-2 archive more cloud-native, we are making the data more user-friendly and (hopefully) making the lives of emergency managers, climate scientists, and policy makers that much easier.