AWS Cloud Financial Management

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The benefits of cloud adoption in the life sciences industry

Life sciences organizations are grappling with increased competition and the need to maintain profitability, while navigating a complex regulatory environment. To tackle these challenges, many are migrating to the cloud to accelerate innovation and enhance productivity. The Hackett Group evaluated the business benefits and trends of cloud adoption for life sciences organizations. 

More flexibility in grouping AWS resources and accounts with AWS Cost Categories

AWS has launched two new features for creating AWS Cost Categories rules. It has added a new dimension -“Region” to its category rule, and a new dimension operator “OR” to define cost categories rules across dimensions. You can now create cost categories rules with six types of dimensions – “Linked Account”, “Charge Type”, “Service “, […]

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

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 under purchase order namespace, purchase-orders:ViewPurchaseOrders, and purchase-orders:ModifyPurchaseOrders. We are replacing them with new fine-grained service specific permissions that give you more control. Read this blog and understand how you can perform updates to your permissions so you can maintain intentional access control to Billing, Cost Management, and Account services.

AWS Cost Explorer’s New Look and Common Use Cases

Update: By April 19, 2023, you will no longer be able to roll back to the old Cost Explorer UI. Feel free to submit feedback in the console. We’ll continue improving the experience. The following blog was published on Nov.8, summarizing the Cost Explorer UI changes made in October this year. We’ve since incorporated your […]

AWS re:Invent 2022 CEO Keynote through the Cloud Financial Management lens

How should we look at Cloud Financial Management in these uncertain economic times? In his re:Invent 2022 keynote speech, AWS CEO Adam Selipsky opened with the idea that in times of uncertainty, it’s tempting to cut back and slow down. He counters, however, that when it comes to the cloud, customers should be leaning in […]

How can I get insights into my portfolio with AWS Cost Explorer?

Dive into the functional capabilities of AWS Cost Explorer to identify specific opportunities for cost savings. We’ll run through live demos to equip you with the knowledge you need to replicate these findings in your own portfolio.

ICYMI: Drive cost efficiency, learn how Salesforce innovated and saved, and optimize cost savings

By continually cost optimizing, you can maximize the value of the cloud for your business. You can build modern, scalable applications that maintain the performance and capacity you require, while avoiding any over spending associated with over provisioned or idle resources. There are a variety of ways you can take control of your cloud spend […]

ICYMI: Managing cloud costs, supercharging your financial performance, and getting started with CFM

Do you know how to accurately plan and evaluate your cloud costs to meet business objectives without sacrificing the ability to innovate and scale? To help answer this frequently asked question, we’re sharing this month’s top 3 AWS resources related to planning and evaluating your IT spend.