AWS Public Sector Blog

Category: Best Practices

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How EdTech and workforce development companies drive business success through AWS Marketplace

Recognizing the value that public sector and education buyers can realize through the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Marketplace, an increasing number of education technology (EdTech) and workforce development companies are listing their products there. In this post, we feature some of our top education and workforce sellers and highlight how listing on AWS Marketplace has positively impacted their business growth and goals.

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It’s time to evolve IT procurement

Cloud computing represents a transformational leap forward. But despite this advancement, many organizations still procure resources using methods suited for on-premises data centers, not cloud solutions. To fully harness the cloud’s potential, organizations should shift their mindset and adopt procurement processes that let them successfully evaluate options and choose the best solution. Read this blog post to learn more.

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Introducing ‘Get started with generative AI on AWS: A guide for public sector organizations’

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is excited to announce the release of a public-sector focused eBook on generative artificial intelligence (AI). Titled Get started with generative AI on AWS: A guide for public sector organizations, the new resource aims to help public sector leaders explore opportunities and best practices for adopting the technology responsibly.

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New AWS legacy transformation solution guide to identify, manage, and reduce legacy technology risk

To support public sector organizations looking to remediate legacy concerns, Amazon Web Services (AWS) has created a solution guide for legacy transformation. This comprehensive solution guide will enable public sector organizations to reduce the risks and costs of managing legacy systems while lowering their IT carbon footprint by moving to the cloud.

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Best practices for project management in the AWS Cloud

Amazon Web Services (AWS) employs project management principles to deliver public sector cloud outcomes. These principles drive successful service launches, new solutions, and workload migrations. Read this blog post to learn about the project management tools, references, and AWS Management Console tips that give public sector customers better project visibility, automate task management, and help accelerate project outcomes.

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4 steps EdTechs can take to grow their profitability on AWS

Funding sources for education technology (EdTech) companies slowed down in 2023. EdTech leaders must strike the right balance of investment to drive growth, and a return on investment for their owners. Read this blog post for an outline of the profitability framework that Amazon Web Services (AWS) uses with customers. The framework helps EdTechs improve cost efficiency, assess functionality expansion, and grow market share.

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Digital health in Asia Pacific: Making services more sustainable

Spending on healthcare per person in the Asia Pacific region is now 80 percent higher than it was in 2009. Citing a recent report commissioned by the AWS Institute, this blog post identifies potential benefits, such as cost savings of USD 21.6 billion if all nine countries studied in the report transition their hospital IT to the cloud.

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US government agencies can communicate, collaborate securely with AWS Wickr

When it comes to messaging, government users often default to apps already loaded on their phones—whether their devices are personal or government-issued and whether the apps are approved or not. This blog post will explain why consumer messaging apps are a bad choice and why Amazon Web Services (AWS) Wickr is an appropriate solution for US government customers.

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How AWS helps higher education institutions navigate data

Data is key to a higher education institution’s ability to expose insights and improve student performance and outcomes. Helping institutions understand how data can be used and how it can propel institutions toward a brighter future is a priority for Amazon Web Services (AWS). With many data solutions available, read this blog post to learn how AWS can help education institutions map out an individualized data journey.

Building hybrid satellite imagery processing pipelines in AWS

Building hybrid satellite imagery processing pipelines in AWS

In this blog post, learn how companies operating in AWS can design architectures that maximize flexibility so they can support both cloud and on-premises deployment use cases for their satellite imagery processing workloads with minimal modifications.