AWS Public Sector Blog

Category: Public Sector Partners

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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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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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How healthcare organizations use generative AI on AWS to turn data into better patient outcomes

Healthcare organizations invest heavily in technology and data. Generative artificial intelligence (AI) empowers healthcare organizations to leverage their investments in robust data foundations, improve patient experience through innovative interactive technologies, boost productivity to help address workforce challenges, and drive new insights to accelerate research. This post highlights three examples of how generative AI on Amazon Web Services (AWS) is being used in healthcare and discusses ways to leverage this technology in a responsible, safe way.

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5 best practices for accelerating research computing with AWS

Amazon Web Services (AWS) works with higher education institutions, research labs, and researchers around the world to offer cost-effective, scalable, and secure compute, storage, and database capabilities to accelerate time to science. In our work with research leaders and stakeholders, users often ask us about best practices for leveraging cloud for research. In this post, we dive into five common questions we field from research leaders as they build the academic research innovation centers of the future.

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ASTERRA helps build a more sustainable Earth by identifying and mitigating ‘lost water’ using AWS

ASTERRA, an Israel-based geospatial and Earth observation company, uses Amazon Web Services (AWS) to help water utilities and a number of industries identify and mitigate pipeline leaks. ASTERRA uses AWS to derive intelligence and insights from beneath the surface of their largest installations and to bypass the need to break ground and dig for leaks. Read this post to learn how AWS has helped ASTERRA overcome traditional on-premises infrastructure limitations and to accelerate the development of solutions for anticipating and mitigating failures, saving water, energy, and avoiding carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions as a result.

Renaissance Learning improves operations and scalability by migrating to AWS

Renaissance Learning is a global leader in the pre-K–12 education technology (EdTech) space. Renaissance delivers its products to 16 million students across the world, and its digital solutions are used in more than one-third of US schools and 100-plus countries. As part of its cloud consolidation strategy, Renaissance migrated DnA, its standards-based assessment creation and administration solution, from Google Cloud Platform (GCP) to Amazon Web Services (AWS). After migration, Renaissance realized performance, scalability, and security improvements, all while reducing cloud spend by 30 percent.

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Emory University supports AI.Humanity initiative with high-performance computing on AWS

In 2022, Emory launched the AI.Humanity initiative to explore the societal impacts of artificial intelligence (AI) and influence its future development to serve humanity. Emory aims to be a leading advocate for ethical use of AI and a top destination for students and faculty seeking to understand and apply its transformative technologies. Read this blog post to learn how Emory uses Amazon Web Services (AWS) to support the computing needs of AI.Humanity.

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The transformative power of generative artificial intelligence for the public sector

Applications and user experiences are poised to be reinvented with generative artificial intelligence (AI), and the public sector is no exception. Governments, education institutions, nonprofits, and health systems must constantly adapt and innovate to meet the changing needs of their constituents, students, beneficiaries, and patients. If used responsibly, this powerful technology can open doors to endless possibilities to increase creativity, productivity, and progress.