AWS Public Sector Blog

Tag: state and local governments

Building a Serverless Analytics Solution for Cleaner Cities

Many local administrations deal with air pollution through the collection and analysis of air quality data. With AWS, cities can now create a serverless analytics solution using AWS Glue and AWS QuickSight for processing and analyzing a high volume of sensor data. This allows you to start quickly without worrying about servers, virtual machines, or […]

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City on a Cloud Innovation Challenge: Best Practices Award Winners

We announced the winners of the third City on a Cloud Innovation Challenge, a global program to recognize local and regional governments as well as technology companies that are innovating for the benefit of citizens using the AWS Cloud, at our AWS Public Sector Summit in Washington, DC. Winners of the four categories, Best Practices, […]

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The Future of Policing is in the Cloud

Imagine a world with connected citizens and community engagement empowered by innovative technology. This is a place with open dialogue between police and their citizens and between departments. This isn’t a utopian world; this type of connected community can be realized today. Law enforcement agencies throughout the country are increasing transparency, instilling trust, and making […]

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Last Call: City on a Cloud Innovation Challenge – Deadline May 13th

The deadline is fast approaching to submit your entries for the City on a Cloud Innovation Challenge! We are looking for examples from local and regional governments and technology partners from around the world that are innovating for the benefit of citizens using the AWS Cloud. From transportation to planning to utilities, governments are using […]

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AWS Signs CJIS Addendum with the State of Minnesota

          Amazon Web Services (AWS) is pleased to announce that we recently signed a Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Security Addendum with the State of Minnesota, making AWS GovCloud (US) services available to law enforcement customers through the state’s approved service catalog. The Bureau of Criminal Apprehension’s (BCA) vetting process of […]

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Cities of the Future, Today

We are excited to bring to you a three-part series around smart and collaborative cities showing how AWS can help cities of all sizes benefit from the cloud. In this post, we will explore how cloud computing can help cities build a collaborative framework to gather and distribute data to provide better services to citizens. […]

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How Cities Can Stop Wasting Money, Move Faster, and Innovate

Faced with pressure to innovate within fixed or shrinking budgets while meeting aggressive timelines, local and regional governments around the world are using the cloud to transform services, improve their operations, and reach new horizons for citizen services. We are happy to share with you the How Cities Can Stop Wasting Money, Move Faster, and […]

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OSET Foundation Using AWS to Advance Cloud-Based Election Innovations

We are pleased to announce that the Open Source Election Technology (OSET) Foundation’s TrustTheVote™ Project is utilizing AWS to ensure that the democratic process is not threatened by archaic and obsolete systems. Often, these systems are no longer supported by manufacturers, and in the case of voting machinery, rely on proprietary software that’s difficult to […]

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