What’s new with Amazon QuickSight at AWS re:Invent 2023
AWS re:Invent is a learning conference hosted by AWS for the global cloud computing community. The event features keynote announcements, training and certification opportunities, access to more than 2,000 technical sessions, a partner expo, after-hours events, and so much more. This year’s re:Invent will be held in Las Vegas, Nevada, from November 27 to December 1.
Amazon QuickSight powers data-driven organizations with unified business intelligence (BI) at hyperscale for all users. QuickSight enables organizations to deliver insights with modern interactive dashboards, embedded analytics, paginated reports, generative AI capabilities, and natural language queries in one enterprise-ready 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, 11/28 | 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM
Join Adam Selipsky, CEO of Amazon Web Services, as he shares his perspective on cloud transformation. He highlights innovations in data, infrastructure, and artificial intelligence and machine learning that are helping AWS customers achieve their goals faster, mine untapped potential, and create a better future.
Swami Sivasubramanian, Vice President of Data and AI, AWS – Keynote
Wednesday, 11/29 | 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM
A powerful relationship between humans, data, and AI is unfolding right before us. Generative AI is augmenting our productivity and creativity in new ways, while also being fueled by massive amounts of enterprise data and human intelligence. Join Swami Sivasubramanian, Vice President of Data and AI at AWS, to discover how you can use your company data to build differentiated generative AI applications and accelerate productivity for employees across your organization. Also hear from customer speakers with real-world examples of how they’ve used their data to support their generative AI use cases and create new experiences for their customers.
G2 Krishnamoorthy, Vice President of AWS Analytics
ANT219-INT | Data drives transformation: Data foundations with AWS analytics
Thursday, 11/30 | 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Data is the differentiator that drives your current business needs while simultaneously preparing you for the future. As your company transforms, you need a data foundation for business applications, new technical innovations, and data-driven business initiatives. Join G2 Krishnamoorthy, Vice President of AWS Analytics, to discuss strategies for embedding analytics into your applications and ideas for building a data foundation that supports your business initiatives. With new capabilities for self-service and simpler builder experiences, you can democratize data access for line of business users, analysts, scientists, and engineers. Hear inspiring stories from adidas, GlobalFoundries, and University of California, Irvine.
BSI101 (Level 100) | Generative BI in Amazon QuickSight
Wednesday, 11/29 | 1:00 PM |Caesers Forum 121
You can infuse generative AI into how your business users interact with data. In this session, learn how Generative BI capabilities in Amazon QuickSight allow business analysts to author dashboards using natural language and how business users can easily dive deep into data by simply asking questions. Discover how business users can also use Generative BI capabilities to quickly create compelling stories to drive decision-making, while developers can integrate these capabilities into applications to differentiate and monetize data like never before.
BSI203 (Level 200) | Enhance your applications with Amazon QuickSight embedded analytics
Monday, 11/27 | 3:00 PM | Mandalay Bay – Jasmine F
In this session, learn how to add interactive insights and differentiate your applications with Amazon QuickSight. Discover how you can embed visualizations, dashboards, and ML-powered natural language query into your applications at scale with no infrastructure to manage. Hear from Extensiv and a multinational life sciences organization about how they are embedding rich analytics into their applications, scaling interactive insights, and authoring capabilities to thousands of users.
BSI204 (Level 200) | Modernize business reporting with Amazon QuickSight
Monday, 11/27 | 1:30 PM | Mandalay Bay – Oceanside C
Learn how you can migrate legacy reporting to the cloud and deliver a unified user experience at scale with Amazon QuickSight. Hear how Topgolf and a multinational manufacturing company consolidated their dashboarding and reporting workloads in QuickSight to lower costs. Also discover how to use the new paginated reporting APIs to automate high-demand workloads.
BSI205 (Level 200) | What’s new with Amazon QuickSight
Wednesday, 11/29 | 2:30 PM |Caesers Forum 121
In this session, learn about all the newly launched capabilities of Amazon QuickSight, including generative AI–powered authoring and storytelling experiences. Explore QuickSight’s tighter integration with embedded applications, richer visualizations, centralized identity management, Amazon SageMaker Canvas integrations, CI/CD workflows, and much more.
BSI206 (Level 200) | Scale enterprise BI securely with Amazon QuickSight
Tuesday, 11/28 | 11:00 AM | MGM – Grand 120
In this session, learn how BMW uses Amazon QuickSight to integrate BI into their enterprise cloud data strategies. Discover how you can deliver insights to all your users while maintaining security with centralized access management, governed data discovery, and scalable insights. Hear how business users can benefit from QuickSight and integrations with AWS services such as Amazon DataZone, AWS IAM Identity Center, Amazon SageMaker Canvas, AWS Lake Formation, and more.
BSI207 (Level 200) | Interactive cost reporting with Amazon QuickSight
Monday, 11/27 | 4:30 PM | Mandalay Bay – Islander G
Gain a deeper understanding of cloud spend to create a culture of cost-consciousness and operating efficiently on AWS. In this session, learn how to turn your AWS Cost and Usage Reports into actionable insights with a few clicks with cost and usage dashboards and Amazon QuickSight. Understand key use cases and patterns you can monitor to drive your cost-optimization efforts. Lastly, dive deep on how you can tailor these insights to meet your organization’s needs.
BSI301-R (Level 300) | Architectural patterns for embedded analytics using Amazon QuickSight [REPEAT]
Monday, 11/27 | 4:30 PM | Mandalay Bay – South Pacific B
Amazon QuickSight helps users add insightful analytics into virtually any application with customized, interactive visuals, dashboards, and natural language query (NLQ) experiences with QuickSight Q. In this chalk talk, learn about architectural patterns and deployment options around authentication, authorization, automation, and customization to help you build seamlessly integrated experiences. Also learn about best practices to support multi-tenancy at any scale.
*This session will also be repeated Tuesday, 11/28 | 5:30 PM at MGM – Premier 320
BSI302 (Level 300) | Architecting governed BI for all users with Amazon QuickSight
Tuesday, 11/28 | 12:30 PM | MGM – 306
In this chalk talk, learn about Amazon QuickSight account management, permissions, and security controls for enterprise BI deployments to facilitate governance and security at scale. Explore common architectural patterns to deploy governed data access and centrally managed self-service analytics organized by project, department, or line of business.
BSI401 (Level 400) | DevOps strategies for Amazon QuickSight business intelligence assets
Tuesday 11/28 | 2:00 PM | MGM – Boulevard 167
In this chalk talk, gain an in-depth understanding of how to orchestrate the deployment of Amazon QuickSight assets. Learn about strategies to automatically promote assets across environments and deploy to production.
BSI201-R | Build dashboards, reports & explore Generative BI in Amazon QuickSight [REPEAT]
Monday, 11/27 | 2:00 PM | Mandalay Bay – Oceanside A
Discover how Amazon QuickSight can help you visualize data insights faster. In this workshop, learn how to build beautiful dashboards and paginated reports using the latest authoring capabilities in QuickSight including Generative BI. Discover how you can distribute insights in various formats to your users across the organization. You must bring your laptop to participate.
*This session will be also be repeated on Wednesday, 11/29 | 5:30 PM at Mandalay Bay- South Pacific F
BSI202 | Quickly build predictive dashboards using no-code ML and Generative BI
Tuesday, 11/28 | 11:30 AM | MGM – Premier 316
In this workshop, learn how to build predictive models without code using Amazon SageMaker Canvas and accelerate dashboard building with new Generative BI capabilities in Amazon QuickSight to foster data-driven decision-making in your organization. You must bring your laptop to participate.
BSI103 | Generative BI in Amazon QuickSight
Wednesday, 11/29 | 3:30 PM | Venetian – Theater 5 – Data Zone
In this follow-up demo to BSI101, go in-depth on how you can infuse generative AI into data analytics and decision-making processes. See how the new Generative BI capabilities in Amazon QuickSight allow business analysts to author dashboards using natural language and how business users can easily dive deep into analyzing their data by simply asking questions. Discover how business users can also use Generative BI capabilities to quickly create compelling stories to drive decision-making.
PEX207 | Accelerating customer adoption with Generative BI in Amazon QuickSight
Wednesday, 11/29 | 12:00 PM | Caesars Forum – Summit 221
Join this talk to explore productive ways organizations can democratize insights using Generative BI. See a demo of how Amazon QuickSight brings generative AI closer to BI developers and BI consumers. Developers and analysts can use simple prompts to accelerate dashboard development, while dashboard consumers receive a personalized and enhanced user experience, all generated in seconds. Hear about tools and techniques designed to delight users and authors using Ggenerative BI capabilities in QuickSight. This chalk talk is intended for AWS Partners.
Amazon QuickSight kiosk in the AWS Village
Visit the Amazon QuickSight kiosk within the AWS Village to meet with experts to dive deeper into QuickSight capabilities such as QuickSight Q and embedded analytics. You will be able to ask our experts questions and experience live demos for our newly launched capabilities.
AWS Analytics Superheroes
We are excited to introduce the 2023 AWS Analytics Superheroes at this year’s re:Invent conference! Are you lightning fast and ultra-adaptable like Wire Weaver? A shapeshifting guardian and protector of data like Data Lynx? Or a digitally clairvoyant master of data insights like Cloud Sight? Join us at the Analytics kiosk to learn more about which AWS Analytics Superhero you are and receive superhero swag!
We invite customers, partners, and QuickSight enthusiasts to come meet with the QuickSight team at ‘Breakfast Club’ on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday (11/28 – 11/30) mornings from 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM at Aviation cafe (formerly St. Germain) behind the LOVE art landmark (between the The Venetian and The Palazzo in the Waterfall Atrium, Property Map (Location 138). This is a great opportunity to meet and interact with the QuickSight team and ask questions, share ideas and best practices.
QuickSight re:Invent News
Stay up-to-date on QuickSight meetups, feature launches, and more on the QuickSight Community AWS re:Invent hub.
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 – Ask, answer, and learn with others in the QuickSight Community
- AWS Databases & Analytics LinkedIn – Follow to stay up to date about latest Analytics launches and workshops, and engage with the data community
- QuickSight YouTube channel – Subscribe to stay up to date on the latest QuickSight workshops, how-tos, and demo videos
About the author
Sindhu Chandra is a Senior Product Marketing Manager for Amazon QuickSight, AWS’ cloud-native, business intelligence (BI) service that delivers easy-to-understand insights to anyone, wherever they are.