AWS Public Sector Blog
A life of service: From restaurant server to nonprofit senior executive, meet Allyson Fryhoff
I sat down with Allyson Fryhoff, managing director of nonprofit and nonprofit healthcare business at AWS, to uncover her life’s purpose, who inspires her, what drives her to make the world a better place, her favorite Amazon Leadership Principle, and how the power of technology can be used for good. Learn more about Allyson and watch our conversation now.
Hurricane season 2023: Supporting hurricane response efforts with the cloud
While the 2023 hurricane season kicks off June 1, the reality is that AWS is working to help organizations and communities respond to hurricanes long before a storm forms. Throughout the year, AWS Disaster Response develops and tests new innovations that utilize cloud technology to enable more efficient disaster response capabilities for our customers and relief organizations.
How Share Our Strength addresses childhood hunger with unified data analysis on AWS
Share Our Strength, a national nonprofit organization, is dedicated to ending hunger and poverty in the US and abroad. Share Our Strength is ending childhood hunger in America by making sure all children get the healthy food they need by working with community organizations to provide funding, technical assistance, and resources across the country. Learn how Share Our Strength used AWS to overcome data management challenges and improve their strategic planning outcomes to end childhood hunger in America.
AWS presents cloud training pathways for public health professionals
AWS announced Training Pathways for Public Health. These pathways are designed for public health professionals to learn more about the cloud and the AWS services that can help them on their modernization journey. Digital and cloud skills are in high demand in the public health community. To meet this need, public health agencies can upskill staff and develop a new generation of public health professionals who are equipped to work in a modern data architecture.
Islands innovating to future-proof water resources
Islands can be testbeds for sustainable innovation that can help address issues like water scarcity. Learn the role that digital technologies can play in supporting a clean and steady supply of water and highlight islands demonstrating the art of the possible.
Raising the bar on accessibility for open-source public sector solutions
Performance Dashboard on AWS is an open source solution in the AWS Solutions Library designed by AWS experts to help organizations build, deploy, and maintain customizable dashboards to communicate the data-driven performance of public sector services. After this initial release, the Government Transformation Team (GTT) at AWS enlisted the help of the UK’s Digital Accessibility Centre (DAC), LevelAccess, and an internal AWS accessibility team to conduct accessibility audits to help our product team identify possible accessibility opportunities within the application.
Optimizing your nonprofit mission impact with AWS Glue and Amazon Redshift ML
Nonprofit organizations focus on a specific mission to impact their members, communities, and the world. In the nonprofit space, where resources are limited, it’s important to optimize the impact of your efforts. Learn how you can apply machine learning with Amazon Redshift ML on public datasets to support data-driven decisions optimizing your impact. This walkthrough focuses on the use case for how to use open data to support food security programming, but this solution can be applied to many other initiatives in the nonprofit space.
Sekolah.mu secures education service for 11 million students with AWS
Sekolah.mu is the first blended learning system in Indonesia that offers learning programs for all types of learners. Their mission is to engage Indonesian K12 school children to help them succeed in key competencies and future achievements by providing quality education services with a personalized and flexible curriculum. Sekolah.mu knew it was integral to secure their digital education services to earn the trust and confidence of the students, teachers, and families. Sekolah.mu built their education platform on AWS to achieve this important mission.
Designing a biometric IoMT solution to support health equity with AWS ProServe
Healthcare organizations worldwide are embracing the concept of connective devices using the internet of medical things (IoMT). Logiksavvy Innovations (LSI) is a healthcare technology (HealthTech) startup that focuses on research and development (R&D) of innovative technologies that impact healthcare, self-care, and the community. LSI set out to develop an IoMT solution with the capability to detect and prevent critical health events. Working with AWS through the Health Equity Initiative, LSI collaborated with AWS ProServe to develop a viable proof-of-concept with the AWS Cloud.
Mission acceleration with the cloud: Register for the annual AWS Summit Washington, DC – June 7-8, 2023
Registration is open for the annual AWS Summit Washington, DC. From June 7-8 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC, join your public sector peers to learn how you can use cloud technology to drive culture change, digital transformation, infrastructure modernization, and more.