AWS for Industries

Category: Amazon Machine Learning

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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Seven Smart Store Strategies to Streamline Retail Operations

As the retail industry tackles dramatic shifts in shopper behavior, broad changes in product assortments, and huge growth in digital orders, innovative merchants are responding to these market shifts with laser-focused, technology-driven customer experience initiatives. We wholeheartedly applaud these efforts. But it’s not enough. Retailers must also focus on back-office store operations to increase automation, […]

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Five Ways Retailers Can Transform Customer Experience with Smart Store Technologies

Five Ways Retailers Can Transform Customer Experience with Smart Store Technologies

Whether you’re buying online or in a physical store, shopping should be easy, simple, and enjoyable. In the customer’s mind, the retailer or brand is one entity, regardless of the sales channel. For this reason, customers expect their journey to fluidly shift between digital and physical touchpoints with the same conveniences in store as online. […]

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21st Century Forecasting for the Travel and Hospitality Industry

Last year was unprecedented for the travel and hospitality industry and for travelers and guests, providers and suppliers, employees and stakeholders alike. As a result of the disruption, companies that relied on moving average forecasting or looked to the same period last year have found themselves at the helm of a rudderless ship. Without accurate […]

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Recapping re:Invent 2020: What’s New in CPG, Part 1

AWS re:Invent 2020 was a huge success! It’s our annual conference for AWS leaders to share the latest advances in AWS technologies. For four weeks, we heard about hundreds of cutting-edge innovations and new product announcements. There were so many new products relevant to the CPG industry, but I’ll only be able cover some of […]

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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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AWS Travel and Hospitality Partner Conversations: TensorIoT

Ravikumar (Ravi) Raghunathan, CEO of TensorIoT, joins Florian Tinnus, Partner Leader for AWS Travel and Hospitality, for a broad-ranging discussion around how AWS Partners are helping customers build resilience and prepare for what’s next in travel and hospitality. During this unprecedented time for the industry, we have been inspired by the innovations that have been […]

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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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In the News: T-Mobile Calls on Machine Learning to Boost CX

The following article and podcast episode originally appeared on CIO. — The best applications of machine learning occur when algorithms augment human activities instead of replacing them. That’s the case with T-Mobile, which has deployed machine learning to help contact center agents better serve customers. In this episode of the Ahead of the Pack podcast, […]

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In the News: How Amazon is Using Machine Learning to Eliminate 915,000 Tons of Packaging

The following article originally appeared on Venture Beat. Amazon is the co-founder and was first signatory of The Climate Pledge, which calls on signatories to commit to achieving the goals of the Paris Agreement 10 years early — reaching net zero carbon by 2040. Since 2015, the company has reduced the weight of its outbound packaging […]

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