Shiny and early this morning, we have been thrilled to welcome 1000’s of attendees from authorities organizations, training establishments, and nonprofits across the globe to our first-ever digital Google Cloud Public Sector Summit.

Thomas Kurian, CEO of Google Cloud, and Mike Daniels, Vice President of International Public Sector at Google Cloud, opened the Summit with a keynote presentation filled with classes realized from a 12 months of unprecedented challenges and achievements, calling 2020 a “catalyst for innovation that has accelerated digital transformation” throughout public sector organizations.    

Following the keynote, a various line-up of public sector leaders supplied real-world tales about tackling powerful challenges, growing finest practices, and looking forward to the way forward for digital service in 2021 and past. We noticed a number of know-how traits floor in our programming. Right here’s a round-up of as we speak’s themes: 

Digital collaboration helps distant work, distance studying, teleempathy & extra

This 12 months we’ve seen our clients embrace digital collaboration instruments to unravel for an array of crucial challenges. We heard from a doctor on the pandemic’s frontlines at LaSalle Hospital in Montreal who’s leveraging Google instruments to create a brand new method for sufferers to just about talk with family members amid the COVID-19 pandemic of their session, TeleEmpathy: Creating Vital Human Connections in the COVID-19 Era.

Attendees realized how Google Workspace permits customers to enhance their work-life by simplifying workflows – all of the extra necessary as so many workers now do business from home and are in search of methods to make their days extra environment friendly. Google Workspace: Make Your Day a Little Easier and Increase Your Impact! 

Digital collaboration will proceed to be important for our public sector clients to gas operations and ship digital experiences. To assist our group present providers in an more and more digital world, we introduced Google Workspace for Government – an providing that brings the most effective of Google Cloud’s collaboration and communication instruments to the federal government with pricing and options that meet the wants of the general public sector. Learn extra on the announcement here

Utilized AI boosts productiveness and scales service supply 

The Head of Missions for the Joint Synthetic Intelligence Middle (JAIC), Col. Bobby Kinney, spoke to the viewers about how the JAIC is accelerating AI adoption to advance the mission of their session Overcoming AI Adoption Challenges in the US Department of Defense. This theme permeated our programming, and can present up in additional classes tomorrow! Don’t miss Rapidly Addressing Illinois Unemployment with AI, the Metropolis of Toronto in Scaling Virtual Support in the Pandemic Era: The AI Connection and Johns Hopkins College in Reimagining Clinical Research with AI.

Interoperability is essential to sooner cloud adoption

The Protection Innovation Unit (DIU) shared how they’re utilizing a ground-breaking prototype that improves safety, management, efficiency, and scalability when accessing cloud providers of their session, Defense Innovation Unit Pilots Faster Path to the Cloud.

Safety, compliance and privateness stay crucial

Earlier as we speak attendees heard from authorities organizations just like the State of Colorado about utilizing Assured Workloads for Authorities to speed up crucial Felony Justice Data Providers (CJIS) and FedRAMP compliance throughout their session, Jumpstart FedRAMP and CJIS Compliance.

Be sure you take a look at our programming tomorrow to find out how businesses are harnessing analytics and AI / ML to research and detect threats in Transforming Cybersecurity with Analytics and AI/ML: A Case Study and Lessons Learned. Additionally, remember to catch one in all our companions, SpringML, as they focus on how we’re working collectively utilizing AI and ML to assist public sector organizations defend towards improper funds whereas managing over $560B in one-time money funds and report claims for unemployment advantages throughout Limit Fraud, Maximize Benefits: Identify, Manage, and Thwart Improper Payments. And from our world programming, mark your calendars for a dialogue on Charting a Course to Greater Digital Sovereignty and Secure vs. Open: the Cloud Conundrum

Speedy modernization improves citizen providers

Rhode Island Division of Labor and Coaching shared their story in regards to the Digital Profession Middle – a brand new answer developed to assist constituents discover jobs and put together to re-enter the workforce – and its impression on the way forward for work of their state post-pandemic of their session,  COVID-19 Recovery: Getting Rhode Islanders Back to Work.

One other must-watch session is Transforming Benefits Delivery with a Unified, Cross-Program View. Rachel Stone, Chief Information Officer, Utah Governor’s Workplace of Administration and Price range, shared how her group constructed and carried out a safe answer to extra precisely and successfully handle social providers packages. Learn extra on Utah’s story here.

Haven’t registered but? Don’t fear, we’ve one other full day of programming tomorrow, and all classes can be accessible on-demand. Register today.

When you have any questions in regards to the occasion, please attain out to us at ps-summit-support@google.com



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