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What’s new with Amazon QuickSight at AWS re:Invent 2022

AWS re:Invent is a learning conference hosted by AWS for the global cloud computing community. This year’s re:Invent will be held in Las Vegas, Nevada, from November 28 to December 2.

Amazon QuickSight is the most popular cloud-native serverless BI service. This post walks you through the details of all QuickSight-related sessions and activities to help you plan your conference week accordingly. These sessions should appeal to data and analytics teams, product and engineering teams, and line of business and technology leaders interested in modernizing their BI capabilities to transform data into actionable insights for all.

To access the session catalog and reserve your seat for one of our BI sessions, you must be registered for re:Invent. Register now!


Adam Selipsky, Chief Executive Officer of Amazon Web Services – Keynote

Tuesday November 29 | 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM PST | The Venetian

Join Adam Selipsky, Chief Executive Officer of Amazon Web Services, as he looks at the ways that forward-thinking builders are transforming industries and even our future, powered by AWS. He highlights innovations in data, infrastructure, and more that are helping customers achieve their goals faster, take advantage of untapped potential, and create a better future with AWS.

Swami Sivasubramanian, Vice President of AWS Data and Machine Learning – Keynote

Wednesday November 30 | 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM PST | The Venetian

Join Swami Sivasubramanian, Vice President of AWS Data and Machine Learning, as he reveals the latest AWS innovations that can help you transform your company’s data into meaningful insights and actions for your business. In this keynote, several speakers discuss the key components of a future-proof data strategy and how to empower your organization to drive the next wave of modern invention with data. Hear from leading AWS customers who are using data to bring new experiences to life for their customers.

Leadership sessions

ANT203-L (LVL 200) Unlock the value of your data with AWS analytics

Wednesday November 30 | 2:30 – 3:30 PM PST | The Venetian

Data fuels digital transformation and drives effective business decisions. To survive in an ever-changing world, organizations are turning to data to derive insights, create new experiences, and reinvent themselves so they can remain relevant today and in the future. AWS offers analytics services that allow organizations to gain faster and deeper insights from all their data. In this session, G2 Krishnamoorthy, VP of AWS Analytics, addresses the current state of analytics on AWS, covers the latest service innovations around data, and highlights customer successes with AWS analytics. Also, learn from organizations like FINRA and more who have turned to AWS for their digital transformation journey.
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BSI201 (LVL 200) Reinvent how you derive value from your data with Amazon QuickSight

Tuesday November 29 | 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM PST | Mandalay Bay

In this session, learn how you can use AWS-native business analytics to provide your users with machine learning-powered interactive dashboards, natural language query (NLQ), and embedded analytics to provide insights to users at scale, when and where they need it. Join this session to also learn more about how Amazon uses QuickSight internally.
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Breakout sessions

BSI202 (LVL 200) Migrate to cloud-native business analytics with Amazon QuickSight

Wednesday November 30 | 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM PST | Encore

Legacy BI systems can hurt agile decision-making in the modern organization, with expensive licensing, outdated capabilities, and expensive infrastructure management. In this session, discover how migrating your BI to the cloud with cloud-native, fully managed business analytics capabilities from QuickSight can help you overcome these challenges. Learn how you can use QuickSight’s interactive dashboards and reporting capabilities to provide insights to every user in the organization, lowering your costs and enabling better decision-making. Join this session to also learn more about Siemens QuickSight use case.
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BSI207 (LVL 200) Get clarity on your data in seconds with Amazon QuickSight Q

Wednesday November 30 | 4:45 PM – 5:45 PM PST | MGM Grand

Amazon QuickSight Q is a machine learning–powered natural language capability that empowers business users to ask questions about all of their data using everyday business language and get answers in seconds. Q interprets questions to understand their intent and generates an answer instantly in the form of a visual without requiring authors to create graphics, dashboards, or analyses. In this session, the QuickSight Q team provides an overview and demonstration of Q in action. Join this session to also learn more about NASDAQ’s QuickSight use case.
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BSI203 (LVL 200) Differentiate your apps with Amazon QuickSight embedded analytics

Thursday December 1 | 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM PST | Caesars Forum

In this session, learn how to enable new monetization opportunities and grow your business with QuickSight embedded analytics. Discover how you can differentiate your end-user experience by embedding data visualizations, dashboards, and ML-powered natural language query into your applications at scale with no infrastructure to manage. Join this session to also learn more about Guardian Life and Showpad’s QuickSight use case.
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BSI304 (LVL 300) Optimize your AWS cost and usage with Cloud Intelligence Dashboards

Thursday December 1 | 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM PST | Encore

Do your engineers know how much they’re spending? Do you have insight into the details of your cost and usage on AWS? Are you taking advantage of all your cost optimization opportunities? Attend this session to learn how organizations are using the Cloud Intelligence Dashboards to start their FinOps journeys and create cost-aware cultures within their organizations. Dive deep into specific use cases and learn how you can use these insights to drive and measure your cost optimization efforts. Discover how unit economics, resource-level visibility, and periodic spend updates make it possible for FinOps practitioners, developers, and business executives to come together to make smarter decisions. Join this session to also learn more about Dolby laboratories’ QuickSight use case.
Reserve your seat now!

Chalk talks

BSI302 (LVL 300) Deploy your BI assets at scale to thousands with Amazon QuickSight

Tuesday November 29 | 11:45 AM – 12:45 AM PST | Wynn
As your user bases grow to hundreds or thousands of users, managing assets and user permissions at scale becomes increasingly important. In this chalk talk, learn about best practices for content development, promotion, authorization, organization, and cleanup to help ensure that your users are developing and sharing content in a safe and scalable manner.
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BSI301 (LVL 300) Architecting multi-tenancy for your apps with Amazon QuickSight

Tuesday November 29 | 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM PST | Caesars Forum

Whether you are deploying QuickSight internally in a centrally managed single account or developing a SaaS application with multiple external tenants, it is paramount to focus on security and governance and to isolate tenants from each other. In this chalk talk, learn about different architectures and security frameworks that you can use to deploy QuickSight to thousands of departments or clients in a scalable and controlled manner.
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*This session will also be repeated Wednesday November 30 | 7:45 PM – 8:45 PM PST | Wynn

BSI401 (LVL 400) Insightful dashboards through advanced calculations with QuickSight

Monday November 28 | 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM PST | MGM Grand
Loading data into various charting types is very rarely the end goal for your users. When they find interesting patterns or trends, they tend to dig deeper into their data and use calculations to surface more underlying insights. In this chalk talk, learn about various ways to build insightful and creative dashboards using QuickSight’s new advanced calculation capabilities, such as level-aware calculation and period functions.
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BSI205 (LVL 200) Build stunning customized dashboards with Amazon QuickSight

Monday November 28 | 10:45 AM – 12:45 PM PST | Wynn

Want to grow your dashboard building skills? In this workshop, the QuickSight team demonstrates the latest authoring functionality designed to empower you to build beautiful layouts and robust interactive experiences with other applications, right from within your dashboard. You must bring your laptop to participate.
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*This session will be also be repeated Thursday December 1 | 11:45 AM – 1:45 PM PST | Caesars Forum

BSI303 (LVL 300) Seamlessly embed analytics into your apps with Amazon QuickSight
Wednesday November 30 | 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM PST | Wynn

In this workshop, learn how you can bring data insights to your internal teams and end customers by simply and seamlessly embedding rich, interactive data visualizations and dashboards into your web applications and portals. You must bring your laptop to participate.
Reserve your seat now!

Partner session

PEX307 (LVL 300) Migrating business intelligence systems to Amazon QuickSight

Wednesday November 30 | 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM PST | Encore

QuickSight is a scalable, serverless, embeddable, machine learning–powered BI tool built for the cloud. If you’re building a cloud-native BI solution and are unsure how to migrate on AWS, this session is for you. Dive deep into BI best practices, tools, and methodologies for migrating BI dashboards to QuickSight, and learn how to use APIs and the AWS CLI to automate common migration tasks required to perform BI dashboard migration. This session is intended for AWS Partners.
Reserve your seat now!

Additional activities

Business Intelligence kiosk in the AWS Village

Visit the Business Intelligence kiosk within the AWS Village to meet with experts to dive deeper into QuickSight capabilities such as Q and embedded analytics. You will be able to ask our experts questions and experience live demos for our newly launched capabilities.

Free QuickSight swag

Make sure to stop by the swag distribution table to grab free QuickSight swag if you have attended either the Business Intelligence kiosk or one of our breakout sessions, chalk talks, or workshops.

Useful resources

Whether you plan on attending re:Invent in person or view available content virtually, you can always learn more about QuickSight through these helpful resources:

QuickSight Community Hub – Ask, answer, and learn with others in the QuickSight Community.

QuickSight YouTube channel – Subscribe to stay up to date on the latest QuickSight workshops, how tos, and demo videos.

QuickSight DemoCentral – Experience QuickSight first-hand through interactive dashboards and demos

About the authors

Mia Heard is a Product Marketing Manager for Amazon QuickSight, AWS’ cloud-native, fully managed BI service.