AWS Cloud Financial Management

Bowen Wang

Author: Bowen Wang

Bowen is a Principal Product Marketing Manager for AWS Billing and Cost Management services. She focuses on enabling finance and business leaders to better understand the value of the cloud and ways to optimize their cloud financial management. In her previous career, she helped a tech start up launch their business automation product into the China market and set up a local customer service call center.

Changes to AWS Billing, Cost Management, and Account Consoles Permissions

Launch update: The cutover date for new accounts or organizations to use the new IAM actions has been extended to March 6, 2023, from the original January 20, 2023. AWS will be retiring AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) actions for the Billing, Cost Management, and Account Consoles under the service prefix aws-portal and two actions […]

AWS Cloud Financial Management 2022 Q4 recap

Hope you all had a memorable holiday and are ready to kickstart your Cloud Financial Management (CFM) effort for 2023. We were busy in Q4 last year and want to make sure you don’t miss anything. If you just started following our blog channel, we’ve provided reference links in this blog so you have the […]

AWS Cost Explorer’s New Look and Common Use Cases

The following blog was published on Nov.8, summarizing the Cost Explorer UI changes made in October this year. We’ve since incorporated your feedback in our recent updates and have called out these in the blog below with rationale and instructions. AWS Cost Explorer has recently updated its user interface on October 11, 2022 and from […]

AWS Compute Optimizer launches integration with application performance monitoring and observability partners

AWS Compute Optimizer launched the capability to integrate with several leading application performance management and observability partners, so you can view recommendations for your resources, regardless of your application monitoring preference. You now have multiple options for acquiring and including Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) memory metrics in your EC2 rightsizing recommendations.

Recap of Cloud Financial Management (CFM) Customer Engagement on 2022 AWS Summits

Thank you for those who came out and chatted with us about your CFM journey during the last few AWS Summits this year.  Nothing beats a real customer conversation. The experience you shared with us allows us to reflect upon how we can better work together to solve your CFM needs.  I thought it’d be helpful to share some commonly asked questions as a recap.