AWS for Industries

Category: Amazon Athena

AWS re:Invent 2022 wrap-up: Intuit achieves 99.9% availability and powers 58 billion ML predictions daily on AWS

Industry challenge Every tax season, global financial technology company Intuit faces high demand from over 100 million customers seeking advice for preparing their taxes on its artificial intelligence (AI)–driven expert platform. To uphold its mission of powering prosperity around the world, Intuit transformed its systems and infrastructure using the latest technologies from Amazon Web Services […]

Improving manufacturing field-distribution planning with a supply chain data lake

The Challenge Manufacturers that distribute products and manage inventory at many geographically dispersed sites struggle to predict replenishment timing and quantity accurately. For example, chemical manufacturers bound to vendor-managed inventory agreements make truck rolls to thousands of remote tank sites either when the tank is already empty (too late) or when the tank level is […]

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How Retailers Can Reduce Inventory Shrinkage With Automated Asset Tracking With Calamp and AWS

The importance of asset tracking Every day, Amazon.com receives millions of shipments from suppliers. A purchase order from Amazon to a supplier typically includes a large quantity of shipping containers, or assets, that will be delivered to various Amazon warehouses at different times. To determine if items are lost or misplaced in the large, complicated […]

How Grocery Retailers Grow with Hybrid Architecture Best Practices

How Grocery Retailers Grow With Hybrid Architecture Best Practices

Grocery retailers typically operate high-volume, low-margin business models. All the retailer’s resources need to be deployed in a way to maximize productivity and minimize cost. This isn’t a simple ask because the majority of applications in the industry have grown organically over a long period of time. In the UK, the top five grocers—with the […]

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Turning TR-069 bulk data into insights with AWS IoT Core and analytics services on AWS

Communications service providers (CSPs) often manage millions of customer premises equipment devices (CPEs) to provide services to their customers. These devices come in different types depending on the underlying communications technologies. Cable modems and xDSL modems, set-top boxes, and wireless routers are some examples of equipment types we see in customer environments. To manage those […]

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Delivering CPG Demand Planning at Scale and Hyper-Speed With Samya’s Dynamic Demand AI on AWS

Opportunity at the intersection of demand and supply Complexity and volatility characterized the consumer-packaged goods (CPG) and retail industries even before the pandemic impacted all of us. According to a Boston Consulting Group study, the associated opportunity loss due to complex and volatile business is estimated to be 8–10 percent, and poor anticipation of demand […]

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Uplevel Your Revenue Growth Management for CPG With Sigmoid on AWS

Consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies are undergoing massive transformations on multiple fronts to cater to the demands of ever-changing consumer behavior, new supply chain practices, and increasing competition with new market entrants. A survey conducted by Boston Consulting Group (BCG) with global business leaders, whose companies underwent a transformation over the past five years, suggests […]

Diagram illustrating how the Lake Formation service works. Data stores flow into the data lake where Lake Formation is shown managing AWS Glue functionality to provide self-service access to users through analytics services such as, Amazon Athena, Amazon Redshift, and Amazon EMR.

FSI Services Spotlight: Featuring AWS Lake Formation

Welcome back to the Financial Services Industry (FSI) Service Spotlight monthly blog series. Each month we look at five key considerations that FSI customers should focus on to help streamline cloud service approval for one particular service. Each of the five key considerations includes specific guidance, suggested reference architectures, and technical code that can be […]

Perform interactive queries on your genomics data using Amazon Athena or Amazon Redshift (Part 2)

This is part 2 of a blog series – see part 1 for how to generate the data that is used in this blog. One of the main objectives of creating a data lake is to be able to perform analytics queries across large datasets to gain insights that would not be possible if the […]

Build a genomics data lake on AWS using Amazon EMR (Part 1)

As data emerges from population genomics projects all over the world, researchers struggle to perform large-scale genomics analyses with data scattered across multiple data silos within their organizations. In order to be able to perform more sophisticated tertiary analysis on genomics and clinical data, researchers need to be able to access, aggregate, and query the […]