AWS for Industries

Category: Artificial Intelligence

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Reimagining the Restaurant Industry Through Conversational AI

The restaurant industry faced severe challenges during the pandemic. In the United States alone, 110,000 establishments closed. Nearly 2.5 million jobs were erased from pre-pandemic levels. According to the National Restaurant Association sales dropped by $240 billion from an expected $899 billion. Restaurant brands are taking action to preserve their business, improve customer loyalty, and […]

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Retail Partner Conversations: How Innovative Retailers Are Embracing AI-based Decision Making with Peak

As retailers around the world are experiencing unprecedented disruption, industry leaders are demonstrating resilience, tenacity, and a capacity for innovation. We’ve embarked on a series of conversations with executives from AWS Retail Competency Partners to showcase their leadership and innovation in challenging times. In the latest installment of our AWS Retail Competency Partner Conversations blog […]

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Seven Ways Technology Will Lead the Way for Ethical Commerce in Retail and CPG

Ethical commerce and technology are essential to a company’s survival. In the retail and CPG spaces, a company’s commitment to its stakeholders is not just expected; if done well, it offers a competitive advantage. The adoption of technology makes a critical difference in whether a company thrives or simply survives. Technology can play a larger […]

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Broadridge Advances the Proxy Voting Data Process Using Artificial Intelligence on AWS

How does a company build a solution to a complex business challenge when the required technology and skills are new to the organization? Global fintech company Broadridge Financial Solutions (Broadridge) faced this question as it considered how to improve the operational efficiency of its Proxy Policies and Insights (PPI) tool. Broadridge has used Amazon Web […]

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Intelligent automation for demand planning

Introduction Businesses need a unified real-time planning environment to optimize planning and democratize decision-making across lines of business and business activities, from strategic to operational levels. Machine learning (ML) can help increase the planning forecast accuracy. However, ML model outputs are not yet easy to use directly in business planning organizations. In this blog for […]

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AWS is How: McDonald’s Transforms the Drive-thru Experience

Picking up food at a drive thru provides speed and convenience—but it can sometimes be stressful. When it’s your turn to order, you have to choose from dozens of menu items, trying to find exactly what you want, as the line of hungry drivers grows longer (and more impatient) behind you. What if, when you […]

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How to Run What-if Scenarios for Trading Strategies with Amazon FinSpace

Introduction In an earlier blog post, we described an architecture for backtesting machine learning-based trading strategies on AWS. One of the key components in this architecture is the data management and analytics component. Depending on the specific use case, there are various options to implement this. Many companies adopt solutions based on data lakes and […]

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FSI Service Spotlight: Amazon Lex

Editor’s note: This is the fifth in a monthly series for Financial Services Industry Service Spotlight. Read Part 4 featuring Amazon Transcribe Read Part 3 featuring Amazon Textract Read Part 2 discussing Amazon Comprehend Read Part 1 highlighting Amazon SageMaker Notebook Instances — Welcome to another edition of the Service Spotlight blog series. In this […]

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Short-term Electric Load Forecasting with Amazon Forecast

Short-term Electric Load Forecasting with Amazon Forecast

Today, the majority of electric residential, commercial, and industrial (RCI) customers receive their electricity over electric distribution circuits called “feeders.” Electric distribution feeders originate at circuit breakers within a distribution substation, and serve many customers, as shown in the following graphic. To increase grid reliability, feeders are often configured to receive electricity from multiple substations, […]

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Portland General Electric Delivers Exceptional Customer Experiences on AWS

Portland General Electric (PGE) is a regulated, investor-owned utility that has operated out of Portland, Oregon for over 130 years. It supplies electricity to 51 cities and serves approximately 900,000 customers in a service area populated by 2 million Oregonians. In 2019, PGE realized that its on-premises IT systems alone could no longer support its […]

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