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Kyndryl helps Arizona MVD transform customer experience with Amazon Connect

With the help of Kyndryl and Amazon Web Services (AWS), Arizona’s Motor Vehicle Division (MVD) migrated its business service desk into Amazon Connect to improve customer service, increase efficiency, and save costs. Read this blog post to learn how the MVD continues innovating and enhancing services to better serve the people of Arizona.

StateRAMP on AWS

StateRAMP on AWS

What do AWS public sector customers need to know about the State Risk and Authorization Management Program (StateRAMP) and how can you use AWS to help meeting StateRAMP requirements? In this blog post, learn a quick recap on what StateRAMP is and how it differs from the similar Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP). 

Governor Kemp announces technical skills training commitment to prepare 5,500 Georgia residents for cloud computing careers

Georgia has been at the forefront of a booming technology sector. Forbes named Atlanta one of the 5 U.S. Cities Poised to Become Tomorrow’s Tech Mecca, a city where the number of tech jobs have grown 46 percent since 2010. This new initiative put forward by the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG), the Georgia Department of Education (GADOE), the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), and Amazon Web Services (AWS) will help support the growth trajectory of Georgia’s technology sector, address both the opportunities and challenges presented by the pandemic, and ensure that training, curriculum, and jobsearch support opportunities are available to rural communities.

State of Maryland transforms social services using AWS

The Maryland Department of Human Services (DHS) is the state’s primary social service provider. Through 24 local social services agencies, the department assists people in economic need, provides preventive services, and protects vulnerable children and adults in each of Maryland’s 23 counties and the City of Baltimore.

SXSW Recap: Input Local, Output Global

SXSW brought in technology companies, startups, elected officials, and more to Austin to talk about innovation. Mayors are focused on using technology to engage with the citizen and the Civic I/O Mayors Summit at SXSW gave mayors the opportunity to learn from other mayors about how to fuel startup innovation in their cities and how […]

Texas State Library and Archives Commission Turns to the Cloud to Launch Texas Digital Archive

In February of 2014, it was announced that the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) would receive the records of outgoing governor Rick Perry, the longest serving governor in Texas State history, who served from December 2000 to January 2015. This was the first transfer of electronic records to the State Archives, and needed […]

If every government asset is a sensor, what does that mean for management?

A guest post by Frank DiGiammarino, Director, AWS State and Local Government I have the opportunity to see local and regional governments around the world engage in innovative and inspiring programs to better serve their citizens. City leaders get creative when faced with pressure to innovate within fixed or shrinking budgets. To save costs, they […]