AWS for Industries

Category: Analytics

How restaurants are augmenting data to drive insights

The restaurant industry (restaurants, catering, and food service distribution), is experiencing massive change, including the need to adopt dynamic business models such as delivery, pickup, and contactless service. At the same time, competition, labor costs, and consumer expectations are greater than ever. This environment creates an opportunity for organizations to augment existing data with third-party […]

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AWS re:Invent 2020 – Power and Utilities Industry Guide

AWS re:Invent routinely fills several Las Vegas venues with standing-room only crowds, but we are bringing it to you with an all-virtual and free event this year. This year’s conference is gearing up to be our biggest yet and we have an exciting program planned for the Power & Utilities industry with five keynotes, 18 […]

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Defining the digital model for convenience retailing

The very definition of convenience retailing is an experience of access and ease for shoppers. There’s no ambiguity. The experience must be convenient, period. And the convenience store, or c-store, market is huge. In 2019, 3.1% of the US GDP resulted from $647.8 billion in combined in-store and fuel sales at c-stores. With nearly 153,000 […]

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AWS releases smart meter data analytics

Introduction Utilities have deployed MDMS (Meter Data Management Systems) since the late 90’s and MDMS deployments have accelerated alongside the deployment of smart metering and advance metering infrastructure (AMI) at utilities worldwide. MDMS collect energy consumption data from smart meter devices and send it to utility customer information systems (CIS) for billing and further processing. […]

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How Adani Renewables adopted an AWS microservices architecture for transformer health analytics

Adani Group is a diversified organization in India with combined revenue of $15 Bn comprising 6 publicly traded companies with a transport logistics, energy utility and infrastructure portfolio that has a pan-India presence. Adani owes its success and leadership position to its core philosophy of ‘Nation Building’ driven by ‘Growth with Goodness,” a guiding principle […]

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How payments companies can use transaction data to support small merchants

What if? I used to get lunch from a small café near my old office, and I would get the same sandwich every time I was there. Eventually, the staff behind the counter would recognize me when I got in line. With a subtle nod of confirmation, they’d start making and toasting my sandwich so […]

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Creating the Connected Farm using sensor and vision data

Feeding the world requires continuous innovation – and as data has become the force multiplier in agriculture – the need for an integrated ecosystem.  There is no single solution that solves for creating the Connected Farm because every operation is different and unique in the data it needs to operate. AWS customers have shared their […]

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Calculating growing degree days using AWS Registry of Open Data

The selection of specific crops (corn, soybeans, wheat etc.) is dictated by the heat units and length of the growing season.  This is commonly calculated as Growing Degree Units.  The AWS Registry of Open Data contains global weather datasets dating back over 200 years enabling agricultural crop breeders in the seed/chemical/fertilizer business to optimize their […]

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Re-thinking the Fine Dining experience

In previous blog posts I have shared insights, inspiration, and customer success stories from restaurants and catering/contract food service organizations. The majority of the observations have come from the Quick Service Restaurant (QSR), Fast/Quick Casual and Casual Dining segments of the industry. As a result, I have received many ‘playful’ comments from Fine Dining establishments. […]

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Integrate Operational Technology data from OSIsoft PI with AWS services

Large industrial enterprises in manufacturing, oil and gas, and electric transmission and distribution collect operational technology (OT) data from millions of sensors. Much of this valuable data remains unused sitting in historians with 80% of the world’s largest oil and gas companies and 65% of the industrial companies in the Fortune 500 relying on the […]

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