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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 […]
The City Startup: How to Begin Your Agency’s Cloud Adoption Journey
At AWS, we often refer to the migration from on-premises infrastructure to the AWS Cloud to a “journey.” Many of our customers follow a common path to the cloud, leveraging a robust offering of tools, products, and AWS support services to make the migration as simple as possible for everyone involved. Cities like the City […]
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 […]