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AWS Committed To Invest $50 Million In Generative AI Initiative for Public Sector In the public sector, officials are trying to leverage GenAI to enhance their work and become more efficient. However, they deal with various challenges. AWS believes it can help solve these pressing challenges, by unlocking the potential of generative AI and other cloud-based technologies.

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Amazon's Web Services (AWS), the world's biggest cloud computing outfit, announced 'The AWS Public Sector Generative Artificial Intelligence Impact Initiative' to push the public sector to embrace artificial intelligence and Generative AI in various sectors, at the AWS Washington DC event. Under this initiative, the company is committed to investing $50 million in AWS promotional credits, training, and technical expertise across GenAI projects.

In the public sector, officials are trying to leverage GenAI to enhance their work and become more efficient. However, they deal with various challenges such as lack of resources, struggle in transforming into changing needs, improving patient care, making education a personalized experience, and strengthening security measures. AWS believes it can help solve these pressing challenges, by unlocking the potential of generative AI and other cloud-based technologies.

This worldwide program will run for two years from June 26, 2024, through June 30, 2026, to escalate innovation in the public sectors using AWS generative AI services and infrastructure, such as Amazon Q, Amazon Bedrock, Amazon SageMaker, AWS Trainium, AWS HealthScribe, and AWS Inferentia.

This Initiative is accessible to everyone including new or existing AWS worldwide public sector customers and partners from enterprises across the world—those leveraging GenAI-driven innovations to eradicate society's most challenging problems. However, credit issuance will be based on multiple factors, including the customer's experience in modern technology, the maturity of the project idea, evidence of future solution adoption, and the customer's breadth of generative AI skills.

"This initiative builds on our ongoing commitment to the safe, secure, and responsible development of AI technology. We are contributing to programs like the National Artificial Intelligence Research Resource and the U.S. Artificial Intelligence Safety Institute Consortium to ensure AI's safe and ethical development," said Dave Levy, Vice President of AWS Public Sector.

The Initiative will provide tailored training, Generative AI Innovation Center expertise, Technical support, networking, and free builder sessions to build public sectors in the modern technologies.

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