Rapid Adoption Assistance
Enabling AWS Public Sectors Partners to build and deploy AWS solutions faster
About Rapid Adoption Assistance
Today, government agencies and public sector organizations around the world need innovative and rapidly deployable solutions to support their missions. They need to quickly address time-consuming complex business problems and drive value at scale.
Rapid Adoption Assistance provides partners with a mechanism to engage with AWS experts to build and deliver AWS solutions that are mission critical to public sector organization. The AWS Public Sector team offers dedicated partner development support to simplify your cloud procurement strategy and reduce ramp-up time to deploy solutions.
Explore how Rapid Adoption Assistance can benefit your public sector business, how to get started, and AWS Solutions supported.
Rapid Adoption Assistance Benefits
Reduce ramp-up time to deliver solutions
Drive discussions with AWS subject matter experts through dedicated workshops to help you build a business plan and proof-of concepts for your customer specific solutions or use case.
Simplify cloud procurement strategy
Gain dedicated support from the AWS Public Sector bid and proposal team to win contracts and grow your business. Eligible partners receive AWS Promotional Credits to help offset training and development costs.
Differentiate your business
Access partner resources and programs specific to public sector including AWS Competencies (Government, Education, and non-profit), AWS Solution Provider Program, and Authority to Operate (ATO) on AWS.
Hear from Partners
"The SageMaker Immersion days have been invaluable training sessions for the Cyber AI team at Leidos! Thank you so much for putting together the sessions and teaching us how to adopt SageMaker for our ML workflows and pipelines."
- Kevin Jordan, Research Data Scientist, AI Accelerator, Leidos, Inc.
Ironclad Technology Services LLC
"Ironclad is very excited to partner with AWS to build next generation AI/ML solutions that can dramatically improve outcomes and enhance mission capabilities for our customers. Our dedicated R&D team is taking full advantage of the Rapid Adoption Assistance program and deeply values the partnership and support offered by AWS as it will help accelerate delivery of mission focused machine learning capabilities to our customers."
- Rajiv Kadayam, CTO, Ironclad Technology Services LLC
"The AWS Rapid Adoption program has been instrumental in driving training, discovering ways AWS AI/ML services can address different challenges in various industries, and most importantly it has allowed Infinitive to win new work in the AI/ML space. Through the AWS Rapid Adoption Program we have created an industry-leading platform that delivers insight into previously untapped IoT sensor data—Infinitive AWS IoT Predictive Maintenance Analytics.."
- Jim McGinn, CTO, Infinitive
"Without AWS AI services we wouldn’t have been able to build the Patient Portal solution (*PHEP* Platform as quickly. It is amazing what you can do with these services. Thanks to the AI/ML RAA for helping us with training and arranging a partner cast for us."
- Rod Fontecilla, SVP and CIO, Dovel Technologies
"Thanks to AWS Rapid Adoption Assistance for Public Sector Partners, we were able to get hands-on assistance from AWS’ Machine Learning experts and technical solution architects on how to optimize the latest AWS tools such as the SageMaker platform. With their help, we were able to develop a rapidly-prototyped demo for object detection for multiple public safety organizations.”
- Tino Dinh, Principal, ArdentMC
“Our partnership with AI/ML RAA allowed us to greatly move forward our cloud AI/ML presence to advance our ability to deliver high performance solutions to our clients. The AWS team was fully committed to our team, spending many hours troubleshooting and helping to advance our solution. The capabilities of Sagemaker Studio greatly enhance our ability to deliver value in our cloud analytics practice.”
- Nate Thompson, Director of Data Science
Public Consulting Group
"The Rapid Adoption Assistance Initiative really helped us win the SD73 RFP. Your assistance and expertise allowed us to position SageMaker in the context of the RFP and allowed us to differentiate our proposal from our competition. Thank you again for your help on this, and we are looking forward to growing the use of SageMaker throughout our customer base leveraging your AI/ML RAA even further!!"
- François St-Onge, Solution Architect, Public Consulting Group
"Through our ongoing partnership with AWS and in particular the data-led migration solutions, our customers are achieving outcomes such as creating business insights, faster and more accurate reporting, new business models and lower costs to operate. We're excited to be part of this initiative and see this as a vital part of our business across the coming years, delivering high value and growth to customer, AWS and Datacom.”
- Matt Crowe, GM Strategic Partnerships, Datacom
"Over the past 18 months we've seen our Data Analytics practice grow threefold. Many of our customers are asking us for help to manage and make sense of the data they generate and now with the data-led migration Rapid Adoption Assistance initiative, we've got access to resources and processes that can really help to accelerate our customers' journey.” "
- James Carnie, CTO, Mobilise Cloud
Step 1: Join the APN
If you have not already registered your company with the AWS Partner Network (APN), join at no cost by creating your AWS Partner Central Account.
Step 2: Become an AWS Public Sector PartnerUpon joining the APN, meet the requirements to become an AWS Public Sector Partner.
Step 3: Identify AWS SolutionsUpon meeting the AWS Public Sector Partner requirements, identify the AWS Solution(s) that support your customer’s business needs.
Step 4: Apply
Apply for Rapid Adoption Assistance by filling out the respective form for your identified solutions, to engage with relevant subject matter experts.
Upon receiving the form, the AWS team will evaluate your specific use case. If selected, AWS team will respond to you in 3 business days and advise on next steps.
Step 5: Engage with AWS experts
Upon selection to participate in the Rapid Adoption Assistance, the AWS team will engage with you to conduct a series of workshops and provide guidance around your specific solutions.
- Envisioning workshop: One-day workshop to finalize project plan and timeline
- Technical enablement workshop(s): Two, three-day workshops to help with proof-of-concept design and implementation for your specific solution
- Build and deployment guidance: Receive technical support and guidance to help you build the proof-of-concept for your solution. Following completion of the proof-of-concept, the Partner Development Manager helps support go-to-market planning
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