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Understanding the Data Science Life Cycle to Drive Competitive Advantage

Companies struggling with data science don’t understand the data science life cycle. As a result, they fall into the trap of the model myth. This is the mistake of thinking that because data scientists work in code, the same processes that works for building software will work for building models. Models are different, and the wrong approach leads to trouble. Domino Data Lab shares that organizations excelling at data science are those that understand it as a unique endeavor, requiring a new approach.

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An Executive’s Guide to Delivering Business Value Through Data-Driven Innovation and AI

Fostering a data-driven culture within your organization isn’t only about technology. It’s also about enabling stakeholders to make better decisions and realizing new opportunities by embracing an AI-driven mentality for solving business problems. In this post, AWS Machine Learning Competency Partner Crayon discusses some of the first steps you should take and the essential questions to ask yourself as you thoughtfully develop your company’s relationship with data.

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The Curse of Big Data Labeling and Three Ways to Solve It

The nature of data has changed dramatically. Just a decade back, the majority of our data was structured (residing in relational databases) or textual. Now, with the advent of self-driving vehicles, drones, and the Internet of Things (IoT), images and video data are taking the lion’s share of the data storage zoo. As we create more and more data on more and more devices, however, this problem is not going away. In fact, we have reached a point where there aren’t enough people on the planet to label all the data we’re creating.

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Connecting AWS and Salesforce Enables Enterprises to Do More with Customer Data

As organizations seek to innovate and build customer experiences faster by leveraging data about their customers, a closer integration of Salesforce and AWS opens up a lot of possibilities. In this post, we’ll explore some specific Salesforce integration scenarios that customers often ask about. The announcement from AWS and Salesforce about our extended strategic alliance and how we’re integrating our products underscores the opportunity to help enterprises get more out of their customer data.

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New Research From TSO Logic Shows AWS Costs Get Lower Every Year

It’s never been less expensive to move to Amazon Web Services, and new research from TSO Logic shows AWS prices keep getting lower. The more resources you move to the AWS Cloud, and the longer you keep them there, the more value you can expect. Go inside the research TSO Logic conducted to quantify year-over-year cost declines of AWS services—the first study of its kind to put actual numbers behind the trend.

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Beyond Big Data: Why We’re Evolving the AWS Data and Analytics Competency

We are excited to announce significant updates to the AWS Big Data Competency Program to meet the needs of today’s market. First and foremost, we are renaming the program to the AWS Data and Analytics Competency. This change will help customers solve for the challenges of managing and analyzing data at scale. We’re also launching a new Data Governance category within the AWS Data and Analytics Competency.

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Tips for Becoming Certified on Amazon Web Services

Carlos Martell is a DevOps Engineer at Cloudreach, an APN Premier Consulting Partner. Carlos got his first AWS Certification in February 2017, and over the next year challenged himself to obtain all AWS Certifications. Learn about Carlos’s journey and benefit from his tips and tricks for becoming AWS Certified. He also shares best practices for preparing and studying for the exams, as well as how to approach exam day itself.

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New Features for APN Partners in the AWS Public Sector Contract Center

We are excited to announce an expansion of the AWS Public Sector Contract Center. The new AWS Public Sector Contract Center includes a broader set of APN Partner contract vehicles and related information that can be used by public sector organizations to procure AWS services. We’ve also expanded the Contract Center’s focus by going global—the page now includes contract vehicles for international public sector organizations.

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Updated AWS Quick Start for Tableau Server Now Supports Linux

We are excited to add Linux support to our AWS Quick Start for Tableau Server on AWS. This Quick Start automatically deploys Tableau Server in a standalone or cluster environment on the AWS cloud, and now you can deploy on Linux in addition to Microsoft WindowServer. With this update, customers now have the ability to deploy on Virtual Private Clouds (VPCs) running two different flavors of Linux.

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How AWS Supports Customers and APN Partners on the Journey to GDPR Compliance

Since AWS has announced that all our services comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), we wanted to explore some of the ways AWS can help you on your road to compliance. In this post, we walk through the support AWS offers across the APN as well as the AWS Premium Support and AWS Professional Services organizations. We explain how these teams are working with customers and APN Partners in Europe and around the world to support them with questions related to GDPR and AWS.

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