AWS Public Sector Blog
At the end of 2022, Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management had a decision to make. The on-premises SQL server used by faculty and students had reached the end of its life, and the school needed to identify a cost-effective way forward while ensuring that the datasets would remain highly available for researchers to use on demand. After weighing various options, Kellogg worked with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to create a data lake that fit its unique needs.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) hosted its first Federal Executive Forum at Amazon HQ2 in National Landing in February, 2024. Forward-thinking leaders from across the US federal government working in civilian, financials, defense, and national security gathered to discuss emerging technologies, and share best practices and ways to use the cloud to advance their missions.
Amazon Web Services is proud to join senior decision-makers and thought leaders from around the world at the Munich Security Conference (MSC) from February 16-18. At MSC 2024, we’re restating our commitment to protecting the defense and national security of the US, its closest allies, and other like-minded countries around the world.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is launching the Skills to Jobs Tech Alliance (Tech Alliance) in India to boost career readiness for learners entering the workforce and bridge the tech talent needs of the country’s employers. The new initiative will help align programs of study with in-demand, entry-level cloud roles in India, with the initial focus to prepare learners for roles such as cloud engineer, cloud administrator, and DevOps engineer.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) employs project management principles to deliver public sector cloud outcomes. These principles drive successful service launches, new solutions, and workload migrations. Read this blog post to learn about the project management tools, references, and AWS Management Console tips that give public sector customers better project visibility, automate task management, and help accelerate project outcomes.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Institute, and Public Digital today announced the recipients of the Future of Government Awards 2023. The awards champion practitioners, teams, and leaders who transform people’s lives by applying digital solutions and leveraging technology to reform the public sector for those it serves.
Funding sources for education technology (EdTech) companies slowed down in 2023. EdTech leaders must strike the right balance of investment to drive growth, and a return on investment for their owners. Read this blog post for an outline of the profitability framework that Amazon Web Services (AWS) uses with customers. The framework helps EdTechs improve cost efficiency, assess functionality expansion, and grow market share.
In the fifth episode of the AWS Behind the Cloud vodcast series, host Sarah Storelli interviews Valerie Singer, general manager of global education at Amazon Web Services (AWS). Watch and listen to learn more about Singer’s journey and discover her insights on how generative artificial intelligence (AI) plays a pivotal role in education around the world.
As talent shortages grow, job vacancies are commonplace across governmental agencies. Add the challenge of retaining existing talent and government agencies face a perfect storm. Read this blog post to learn how a technology called intelligent document processing (IDP) can help agencies accomplish their missions faster—even as vacancies mount.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) made more than 140 announcements at re:Invent 2023. In this blog post, we’ll take key announcements from re:Invent and apply them to relevant K12 education use cases. From generative artificial intelligence (AI) to cost optimization, AWS can support your school, district, or educational service agency and enhance both the classroom and administrative experience.