AWS Public Sector Blog
How to get ready for AWS Summit Washington, DC 2023
On June 7-8, 2023, AWS will host the AWS Summit Washington, DC at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC. This no-cost, two-day event brings the public sector cloud computing community together to connect, collaborate, and learn more about AWS. Are you ready to join your public sector peers to find out how you can use cloud technology to drive culture change, digital transformation, infrastructure modernization, and more? If you’re planning on attending, learn how you can make the most of the event.
Using Amazon IVS for turnkey town halls
Many nonprofit organizations need to provide their donors, members, and beneficiaries with relevant information that they can access from anywhere. Over the past few years, nonprofit organizations have seen positive results by hosting live town hall events in which members can receive important information and ask questions. In this walkthrough, learn how to set up Amazon IVS to build a turnkey live-streaming platform that integrates into an existing website.
A life of service: From restaurant server to nonprofit senior executive, meet Allyson Fryhoff
I sat down with Allyson Fryhoff, managing director of nonprofit and nonprofit healthcare business at AWS, to uncover her life’s purpose, who inspires her, what drives her to make the world a better place, her favorite Amazon Leadership Principle, and how the power of technology can be used for good. Learn more about Allyson and watch our conversation now.
Hurricane season 2023: Supporting hurricane response efforts with the cloud
While the 2023 hurricane season kicks off June 1, the reality is that AWS is working to help organizations and communities respond to hurricanes long before a storm forms. Throughout the year, AWS Disaster Response develops and tests new innovations that utilize cloud technology to enable more efficient disaster response capabilities for our customers and relief organizations.
How Share Our Strength addresses childhood hunger with unified data analysis on AWS
Share Our Strength, a national nonprofit organization, is dedicated to ending hunger and poverty in the US and abroad. Share Our Strength is ending childhood hunger in America by making sure all children get the healthy food they need by working with community organizations to provide funding, technical assistance, and resources across the country. Learn how Share Our Strength used AWS to overcome data management challenges and improve their strategic planning outcomes to end childhood hunger in America.
Optimizing your nonprofit mission impact with AWS Glue and Amazon Redshift ML
Nonprofit organizations focus on a specific mission to impact their members, communities, and the world. In the nonprofit space, where resources are limited, it’s important to optimize the impact of your efforts. Learn how you can apply machine learning with Amazon Redshift ML on public datasets to support data-driven decisions optimizing your impact. This walkthrough focuses on the use case for how to use open data to support food security programming, but this solution can be applied to many other initiatives in the nonprofit space.
Mission acceleration with the cloud: Register for the annual AWS Summit Washington, DC – June 7-8, 2023
Registration is open for the annual AWS Summit Washington, DC. From June 7-8 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC, join your public sector peers to learn how you can use cloud technology to drive culture change, digital transformation, infrastructure modernization, and more.
Transforming your credit union’s processes by leveraging the cloud
To meet the needs of today’s credit union members, credit unions are investing in technologies that improve the member experience. Credit union leaders are thinking about how processes and practices can be made more efficient and effective. A major component of this technological shift involves migrating workloads to the cloud. Learn why credit unions can benefit from a cloud transformation journey, as well as resources that you can use to improve and accelerate the process of moving your vital workloads to the cloud.
Using machine learning to customize your nonprofit’s direct mailings
Many organizations perform direct mailings, designed to support fundraising or assist with other efforts to help further the organization’s mission. Direct mailing workflows can use everything from a Microsoft Word mail merge to utilizing a third-party mailing provider. By leveraging the power of the cloud, organizations can take advantage of capabilities that might otherwise be out of reach, like customized personalization at scale. In this walkthrough, learn how organizations can utilize machine learning (ML) personalization techniques with AWS to help drive better outcomes on their direct mailing efforts.
33 new or updated datasets on the Registry of Open Data for Earth Day and more
The AWS Open Data Sponsorship Program makes high-value, cloud-optimized datasets publicly available on AWS. Through this program, customers are making over 100PB of high-value, cloud-optimized data available for public use. As April 22 is Earth Day, the AWS Open Data team wanted to highlight some new datasets from our geospatial and environmental communities of practice, as well as the other new or updated datasets available now on the Registry of Open Data on AWS and also discoverable on AWS Data Exchange.