AWS Public Sector Blog

Category: Thought Leadership

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Celebrating women leaders: A Q&A with the CEO of Australia’s Digital Health Agency

In honour of Women’s History Month, Amazon Web Services (AWS) celebrates female leaders who inspire and empower women and girls in STEM. Their stories demonstrate technical excellence, leadership, collaboration, and mentorship – values that create an inclusive culture where all can thrive. The United Nations’ (UN) theme for this year’s International Women’s Day was “Invest […]

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How using cloud technology can help your organization meet sustainability goals

The right cloud technology leads to more sustainable IT and business operations. As a foundation for innovation, the cloud supports the delivery of sustainable products, services, and business models, and gives organizations the opportunity to transform themselves with sustainability at the core of their operation. The scope of the cloud’s role in sustainability is highlighted in a recent series of AWS Institute masterclasses and summarized in this blog post.

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6 foundational capabilities you need for generative AI

Generative artificial intelligence (AI) is easy to use but it’s important not to confuse ease of use with effortless deployment. The value of generative AI is inextricably linked to the technology’s reliability and traceability. To achieve this reliability and traceability in any organization, it helps to focus on AI’s potential one use case at a time but also to plan for the bigger picture. Read this blog post for a tried-and-tested AI framework to consider.

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Generative AI: Understand the challenges to realize the opportunities

Generative artificial intelligence (AI) allows anyone to leverage machine learning (ML) capabilities using natural language, and it is extremely intuitive to use. When users are able to search, analyze, and draw conclusions in seconds—from extensive information that exists across their organization or the internet—they can make more informed decisions at speed. This blog post takes a quick look at some of the generative AI considerations public sector organizations need to take.

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AWS Marketplace myth busting for state and local government agencies

The Amazon Web Services (AWS) Marketplace is a leading software as a service (SaaS) marketplace that houses thousands of third-party software, data, and services that run on AWS. Despite the rapid growth of software marketplace usage in recent years, some state and local government (SLG) purchasers are holding back. This post debunks the most common myths keeping SLG agencies from embracing software marketplaces.

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New AWS survey reinforces need to accelerate AI fluency in healthcare

Access Partnership recently conducted a study commissioned by Amazon Web Services (AWS) on artificial intelligence (AI) skills across various industries globally. The results underscored the need to address low rates of AI fluency among healthcare leaders and employees, and this blog post provides a summary and analysis of the study’s key findings.

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Mainframe modernization on AWS can help maximize value from $2.4B federal spend on legacy systems

According to the Government Accountability Office (GAO), the federal government’s 10 legacy systems most in need of modernization cost about $337 million a year to operate and maintain, which accounts to a $2.4 billion spend on legacy systems by 2030. Read this blog post to learn how organizations can leverage Amazon Web Services (AWS) to maximize value as they evaluate their mainframe modernization strategy.

Transforming education globally through generative AI: Insights from AWS executive Valerie Singer

In the fifth episode of the AWS Behind the Cloud vodcast series, host Sarah Storelli interviews Valerie Singer, general manager of global education at Amazon Web Services (AWS). Watch and listen to learn more about Singer’s journey and discover her insights on how generative artificial intelligence (AI) plays a pivotal role in education around the world.

Democratizing generative AI to inspire diverse innovation: Insights from AWS executive Dave Levy

Dave Levy, vice president of Amazon Web Services (AWS) worldwide public sector (WWPS), is an inspirational trailblazer who has devoted his career to helping customers realize technology’s potential for transforming their organizations and fulfilling their missions. In the fourth episode of AWS Behind the Cloud, I sat down with Dave

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The top 5 challenges of public service transformation

The Amazon Web Services (AWS) Government Transformation team (GTT) has taken more than 5,000 senior public sector officials in 23 countries through its executive education program. Using participant feedback, GTT has identified five common digital transformation challenges that public sector leaders face and published a new series about the challenges. Read this blog to learn more.