AWS for Industries

Category: AWS Glue

Enabling the aggregation and analysis of The Cancer Genome Atlas using AWS Glue and Amazon Athena

The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) is a landmark cancer genomics program, producing molecular data for nearly 20,000 primary tumors and matched normal tissues from 11,328 patients across 33 cancer types. The TCGA includes germline and somatic variants, copy number variants, mRNA expression, miRNA expression, DNA methylation, and protein expression for most patients. In addition to […]

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Improving the Utilization of Wearable Device Data using an AWS Data Lake

The key to meaningful progress in key global healthcare initiatives, like value-based care, reduction in costs, reduction of errors, and improving outcomes, lies within the vast quantity of data from sources ranging from medical imaging to electronic medical records. IDC projects the total universe of healthcare data to grow approximately 400% between 2020 and 2025, […]

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Adaptive Analytics in Retail: Influencing Shopper Behaviors and Engagement

No retailer would ever question the importance of data in daily operations. The evolution of operational data in retail decision making—from batch reporting to decision support to business intelligence systems—has been quite profound. Today, adaptive analytic platforms are driving industry innovation so retailers can: Detect critical business signals. Derive the current meaning and predictive insights […]

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Recapping re:Invent: What’s New in Retail

AWS re:Invent 2020, our annual conference for AWS leaders to share the latest advances in AWS technologies, has been a huge success so far. For three weeks, we’ve heard about cutting-edge innovations from keynote speakers, and in this blog, I would like to discuss some of the latest announcements that are most relevant to the […]

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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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Preparing restaurant, catering, and food service companies for the California Consumer Privacy Act

Notice: Customers are responsible for making their own independent assessment of the information in this blog post. This post: (a) is for informational purposes only and nothing in this post constitutes (or is intended to constitute) legal guidance or advice with respect to the matters set forth herein, (b) represents current AWS product offerings and […]

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Restaurants are hungry for data insights as food delivery analytics gains traction

This is a point of view from Wavicle — an AWS Select Tier Consulting Partner specialized in custom data, analytics, and cloud solutions. “Eating out is fun.” You may or may not remember that nostalgic tagline from decades ago. Now there’s a modern 21st century corollary to it: “Eating in is fun.” Whether at home, […]

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Executive Conversations: Jonathan Barouch, CEO, Local Measure

Local Measure is making travel and hospitality more human through technology. CEO of Local Measure Jonathan Barouch joined David Peller, Head of Worldwide Business Development for AWS Travel and Hospitality, for a wide-ranging discussion that uncovered insights into the industry and current landscape. — David Peller (DP): Tell me a little about your business, Local […]

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