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Category: Amazon Machine Learning

Data: The genesis for modern invention

It only takes one groundbreaking invention—one iconic idea that solves a widespread pain point for customers—to create or transform an industry forever. From the invention of the telegraph, to the discovery of GPS, to the earliest cloud computing services, history is filled with examples of these “eureka” moments that continue to have long-lasting impacts on […]

How Fresenius Medical Care aims to save dialysis patient lives using real-time predictive analytics on AWS

This post is co-written by Kanti Singh, Director of Data & Analytics at Fresenius Medical Care. Fresenius Medical Care is the world’s leading provider of kidney care products and services, and operates more than 2,600 dialysis centers in the US alone. The company provides comprehensive solutions for people living with chronic kidney disease and related […]

Build machine learning-powered business intelligence analyses using Amazon QuickSight

Imagine you can see the future—to know how many customers will order your product months ahead of time so you can make adequate provisions, or to know how many of your employees will leave your organization several months in advance so you can take preemptive actions to encourage staff retention. For an organization that sees […]

Decreasing Game Churn: How Upopa used ironSource Atom and Amazon ML to Engage Users

This is a guest post by Tom Talpir, Software Developer at ironSource. ironSource is as an Advanced AWS Partner Network (APN) Technology Partner and an AWS Big Data Competency Partner. Ever wondered what it takes to keep a user from leaving your game or application after all the hard work you put in? Wouldn’t it be great […]

Powering Amazon Redshift Analytics with Apache Spark and Amazon Machine Learning

Air travel can be stressful due to the many factors that are simply out of airline passengers’ control. As passengers, we want to minimize this stress as much as we can. We can do this by using past data to make predictions about how likely a flight will be delayed based on the time of […]

Large-Scale Machine Learning with Spark on Amazon EMR

This is a guest post by Jeff Smith, Data Engineer at Intent Media. Intent Media, in their own words: “Intent Media operates a platform for advertising on commerce sites.  We help online travel companies optimize revenue on their websites and apps through sophisticated data science capabilities. On the data team at Intent Media, we are […]

Building a Binary Classification Model with Amazon Machine Learning and Amazon Redshift

Guy Ernest is a Solutions Architect with AWS This post builds on Guy’s earlier posts Building a Numeric Regression Model with Amazon Machine Learning and Building a Multi-Class ML Model with Amazon Machine Learning. Many decisions in life are binary, answered either Yes or No. Many business problems also have binary answers. For example: “Is […]

Building a Multi-Class ML Model with Amazon Machine Learning

Guy Ernest is a Solutions Architect with AWS This post builds on our earlier post Building a Numeric Regression Model with Amazon Machine Learning. We often need to assign an object (product, article, or customer) to its class (product category, article topic or type, or customer segment). For example, which category of products is most […]

Building a Numeric Regression Model with Amazon Machine Learning

Guy Ernest is a Solutions Architect with AWS We need to predict future values in our businesses. These predictions are important for better planning of resource allocation and making other business decisions. Often, we settle for a simplified heuristic of average values from the past and some change assumption because more accurate alternatives are too […]