AWS Public Sector Blog

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Automate cybersecurity analysis with MBSE workflows enabled by AWS

Digital engineering fundamentally relies on integrating data across model structures by using a digital thread – an underlying framework for integrating data from across traditionally siloed functions that create a consolidated view of the system’s data throughout its lifecycle. The cloud is integral to digital engineering by supporting collaboration across geographically dispersed organizations, automating workflows for data connectivity and trade space analysis in a reliable, scalable, and cost-effective manner. This post describes how Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) has used digital engineering in combination with secure and scalable AWS services, to deliver secure IT systems to a large defense program.

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Manchester Airports Group looks to AWS to transform the passenger experience

From check-in through departure to the airfield and then back through the baggage halls, technology can transform the experience of airport passengers, partners, and staff. The UK’s Manchester Airports Group (MAG), which runs Manchester, London Stansted, and East Midlands airports, invests in this transformation. Read this post to learn how MAG has created a technology and data strategy in collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to integrate the elements of its complex ecosystems and deliver efficiencies.

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AWS Partner Kokomo24/7 transforms Los Angeles Unified School District’s health data system in one year

Kokomo24/7 is a health and safety software education technology (EdTech) platform committed to creating safer schools and communities. Kokomo used Amazon Web Services (AWS) database and analytics tools to create a health-tracking platform that allowed the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), the second-largest school district in the US, to cut its costs by 50 percent while improving flexibility and response times.

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Resiliency imperatives for CIOs with sensitive and highly-available cloud environments in AWS GovCloud (US)

Amazon Web Services (AWS) customers, technology leaders, and government agency CIOs continually balance risk and reward to accomplish many things by using AWS GovCloud (US). They work to transform citizen experiences, save taxpayers money, support sustainable growth, expand market presence, modernize legacy systems, increase security, drive efficiencies, strengthen brand equity, and reduce environmental impact.

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NHS England scales review of critical services using AWS Well-Architected Framework

The Amazon Web Services (AWS) Well-Architected Framework is designed to help build resilient, secure, and efficient solutions. Understanding this framework can greatly benefit AWS customers looking to enhance and refine their cloud environments. This post shares insights into how NHS England, responsible for running the vital national IT systems which support health and social care, revolutionized their approach to the AWS Well-Architected Framework review process.

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Secure your organization’s Internet of Things devices using AWS IoT

The public sector’s use of Internet of Things (IoT) devices is steadily growing, as these organizations learn how to implement and derive value from IoT solutions. Public sector agencies and organizations deploy IoT devices in a variety of areas, such as transportation and infrastructure, crime prevention, education, and utilities and environment. In this post, we are going to use the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency ‘s (CISA) guidelines as a reference to improve the security of your IoT devices and learn how to address vulnerabilities using Amazon Web Services (AWS) IoT services.

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Improving government contact center agent experience with Amazon Connect

Peraton, an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Premier Partner, has worked with multiple government agencies to improve both customer and agent experiences using Amazon Connect. This post explores how Amazon Connect, the cloud contact center solution from AWS, delivers relevant information to agents through a unified experience to help government organizations and agencies of all sizes improve interaction with customers and employees.

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Germany’s International University of Applied Sciences automates creation of educational videos using generative AI, serverless on AWS

The International University of Applied Sciences (IU) maintains 90 percent of its course content online. Through its online programs, IU aims to give people worldwide access to highly individualized education, enabling them to further enrich their lives. The large majority of IU’s infrastructure runs on Amazon Web Services (AWS). Read this post to learn why IU worked directly with AWS experts through the Experience-Based Acceleration (EBA) program to expand their automated video generation pipelines to be more scalable, modular, and robust.

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Health Electrification and Telecommunications Alliance works with AWS to electrify health facilities in sub-Saharan Africa

The Health Electrification and Telecommunications Alliance (HETA) is Power Africa’s initiative for health facility electrification and digital connectivity in sub-Saharan Africa. Power Africa is part of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and harnesses the collective resources of public and private sectors to expand electricity in sub-Saharan Africa. This post describes how AWS and HETA bring together governments, donors, technology providers, and health organizations to develop sustainable business models that can electrify and digitally connect healthcare infrastructure.

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City Colleges of Chicago drives tech program innovation with AWS Machine Learning University and Tech Alliance

City Colleges of Chicago (CCC)—the largest community college system in Illinois and one of the largest in the nation—participates in two no-cost Amazon Web Services (AWS) initiatives to advance and develop undergraduate technical programs. The AWS Machine Learning University Educator Enablement Program (MLU EEP) and the Skills to Jobs Tech Alliance connect early career talent to in-demand technical jobs globally, including in Illinois. Read this post to learn more.