The AWS Institute invited Rikesh Shah, outgoing head of open innovation at Transport for London, to discuss how London’s transport authority uses data sharing principles to solve city-wide challenges like air quality and safety. Shah shares his experiences of working as head of open innovation at Transport for London (TfL), which adopted an innovative approach to working with private sector organizations to make journeys simper and faster, reducing both pollution and accident levels.
How is the current global skills gap impacting governments, educational institutions and nonprofits in the UK? How are UK-based organizations overcoming this skills gap to build a diverse and inclusive workforce? What more can be done?
The UK government‘s recent shift to Cloud Native has inspired new emphasis on adapting workflows to take full advantage of the cloud. To support public sector organisations in this initiative, we hosted our first-ever AWS Transformation Day for the Public Sector in London where we welcomed over 350 government officials, IT and Business Executives, and developers from across the United Kingdom.
Amazon Web Services has a strong commitment to the needs of our customers across sectors in the UK. That’s the driving reason why we recently launched a new Region in the London area. Learn more about the new Region here. Cities like London are quickly embracing innovation and developing new ways for engaging and serving […]
We announced our 16th AWS Region – our newest AWS Europe (London) Region. This is the third Region in Europe (joining Ireland and Frankfurt). AWS customers can use the new London Region to better serve end users in the United Kingdom. For public sector customers, this is important because customers can also use it to […]