AWS Public Sector Blog

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Using a serverless architecture to collect and prioritize citizen feedback

Just as companies listen to their customers to align the business with their client needs, government organizations listen to their citizens to improve the citizen experience. In order to get feedback, many organizations use different tools with a multi-channel approach, such as customer comments, Helpdesk calls, emails, social media, or mobile apps. Using Amazon Simple […]

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How the Cloud Modernizes and Simplifies Elections

AWS enables rapid deployment and effortless scaling of critical systems for customers who administer, promote, and protect the electoral process. Candidates are empowered to focus on the core issues of their campaign, instead of having to focus on building the underlying infrastructure to support their efforts in a secure, scalable, and cost-effective way. Here are […]

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Failing fast: How the cloud allows you to innovate on behalf of citizens

How are startup organizations able to innovate so quickly? Without the large monetary commitment to a physical infrastructure, they can lean on the cloud to provide an environment that allows them to fail—securely and without a large upfront investment. Government agencies are depending on the cloud to do exactly the same – set up an […]

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Using Health Data to Make More Efficient Use of Medicaid Resources

Health and Human Services (HHS) agencies collect an endless amount of data that, however abundant, often fails to paint the whole picture. According to NextGov, 74 million Medicaid records are now hosted in the AWS Cloud. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is porting in five years or more of records from 50 states—totaling 72 […]

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Traverse in Action: See the Whole Picture of Case History

The best predictor of future safety is a thorough understanding of the past. Traverse, a protective services case discovery platform from the AWS Public Sector Partner Program member Northwoods, uncovers dark data and uses it to present a comprehensive case story. It allows child and adult protective services agencies to leverage the power of big […]

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Data Lakes for HHS: Unlocking Data to Gain New Insight

Health and Human Services (HHS) agencies collect endless amounts of data that, however abundant, often fails to paint the whole picture. Now, through the use of data lakes, healthcare agencies across the world are connecting disparate datasets, connecting information, and drawing new insights from years of data. HHS is in the midst of a digital […]

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Improve Operations and Increase Efficiencies with the AWS Cloud

State and local government customers are leveraging the AWS Cloud for a variety of government operations every day. From elections and city planning to digital libraries and payment systems, government customers are recognizing efficiencies, flexibility, and cost savings made possible through cloud technology. Cloud technology is helping governments innovate for and with citizens. Check out […]

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AWS Convenes Data-Driven Justice Technology and Research Consortium

AWS has joined law enforcement, health, and public officials from more than 60 communities across the United States to help keep low-risk, non-dangerous offenders out of the criminal justice system. As part of the White House’s Data Driven Justice Initiative (DDJI), we are pleased to support these innovative communities who are working to use data […]

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Intelligent Transportation and the Cloud

AWS recently participated in the ITS America annual conference in San Jose, California.  At the conference, thought leaders and decision makers from both the private and public sector gather to discuss challenges, innovation, safety, policy, and best practices in transportation across the country. ITS America is an advocate for today’s leading industries—helping to marry tech […]

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