AWS Public Sector Blog
In case you missed it: April 2020 top blog posts round up
In April 2020, the AWS Public Sector Blog covered stories on AWS launching machine learning enabled search capabilities for COVID-19 dataset, supporting healthcare with technology in response to COVID-19, and building a chatbot for your school in less than an hour. Check out the top five blog posts of the month below.
For more blog highlights from this month, you can also check out The Brief, hosted this month by Ray Rogers, the host of the Fix This podcast. Featured stories on this month’s The Brief include: “Student science fair goes virtual with Amazon Chime,” “Resources for researchers and institutions to work remotely,” “Getting started with a healthcare data lake,” and “Announcing the AWS Public Sector Summit Online and a special Fix This podcast series.”
AWS launches machine learning enabled search capabilities for COVID-19 dataset
As the world grapples with COVID-19, researchers and scientists are united in an effort to understand the disease and find ways to detect and treat infections as quickly as possible. Today, Amazon Web Services (AWS) launched CORD-19 Search, a new search website powered by machine learning that can help researchers quickly and easily search tens of thousands of research papers and documents using natural language questions. Read this story.
Moving to virtual classrooms: Here’s how EdTechs can help
During this unprecedented time of temporary and sustained school closings, virtual classrooms have become a necessity to ensure that teachers and students stay connected, and students continue their education. Whether schools need tools to keep administration offices, educators, and students connected, or need to deploy learning management systems, our EdTech Partners have a number of solutions. Read this story.
Supporting healthcare with technology in response to COVID-19
Cloud-based technology is supporting healthcare organisations and governments in response to the evolving COVID-19 situation. Healthcare providers and professionals, governments, and patients around the world are facing an unprecedented challenge. Here are some of the ways that these health-focused organisations use cloud-based technology to help improve patient services and outcomes. Read this story.
How to build a chatbot for your school in less than an hour
Your students have questions and you want to get them answers quickly and easily. With the rise in remote learning and education, virtual solutions such as chatbots are one way to make information available on-demand—anywhere and anytime. Did you know that you can create a Q&A chatbot for your educational institution in less than an hour? Read this story.
Empowering education with infrastructure for remote learning and work
Education ministries, colleges, and schools around the world are rapidly adopting remote learning and working to maintain business continuity and provide students with continued access to education. From quickly scaling learning management systems and launching virtual classrooms to upskilling educators and setting up remote help-desks, AWS and its education technology partners are providing mission-critical infrastructure that is enabling our customers to continue delivering against their missions, safely and efficiently. From Italy to Bahrain to the United States, check out these stories. Read this story.
Check out what you missed on the blog in February and March, and stay updated on the latest AWS news for the public sector by reading the AWS Public Sector Blog.