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Workforce agencies need 'Tinder for jobs,' ex-state official says
Workforce agencies should strive to build digital services with the same ease-of-use as a dating app, a former state official at said at an AWS event.
AWS executive predicts shift toward workforce development
Kim Majerus, the head of Amazon Web Services' SLED practice, said several states are building job retraining programs to develop skills needed during the pandemic.
There's more to legacy tech than age, outgoing L.A. County CIO says
Bill Kehoe, who's been nominated to be CIO for the State of Washington, said L.A. County's cloud migrations were helpful during the COVID-19 response.
Former N.C. cyber chief Maria Thompson joins AWS
Thompson, who stepped down from state government June 4, is now a lead cybersecurity adviser to Amazon Web Services' state and local clients.
Rhode Island gets C+ for unemployment service in early pandemic, says former official
Rhode Island has since converted to a cloud-based system, but its initial ability to respond to a massive influx of claims wasn't great, said the state's former Labor and Training director.
How modern e-signature tools facilitate paperless processes
Remote work requires new ways to manage paperwork, prompting organizations to turn to secure, cloud-based tools to sign and process documents.
AWS launches GovTechStart, an accelerator for govtech startups
The cloud services giant has launched a new business accelerator, designed to aid young companies with missions of improving government's digital services.
Sonoma County officials gain notable efficiencies with e-signature tool
IT leaders in Sonoma County targeted key user groups to demonstrate the time-saving effectiveness of an e-signature solution to win broader adoption.
Amazon suspends police use of facial recognition software for one year
Amazon's Rekognition service, which is widely used by law enforcement agencies, has been discontinued for one year while the company waits for federal guidance on the technology's "ethical use."