AWS for Industries

Category: Artificial Intelligence

Using AI/ML to Transform Your Retail Demand Planning

I was on a panel last year hosted by AWS Partners Rackspace and retailers Sainsbury’s and Sofology. The final question was, “What are you going to do for the first time in 2021?” As I pondered the question, I thought about what AWS retail customers should do for the first time in 2021. My response […]

Read More

Introducing a New Blog Series, Service Spotlight for Financial Services: Featuring Amazon SageMaker Notebook Instances

As we wrap up the 3-week long re:Invent virtual conference, we are pleased to launch the first blog post of the Service Spotlight for Financial Services. This series aims to provide financial services customers a deep dive into the five key considerations of a particular service to help streamline service approval based on our experience […]

Read More

Personalization: How to gain deeper insights and boost sales

No one predicted the COVID-19 pandemic. With stay-at-home mandates and social distancing, people are not going to retail stores as often. Instead, they are buying online, and as a result, consumers are putting a great deal more thought and deliberation into their purchase decisions. Typically, whether consumers are venturing out to a retail store or […]

Read More

AWS Travel and Hospitality Partner Conversations: Braze

Bill Magnuson is the cofounder and CEO of Braze, joins David Solomito, WW Head, Marketing 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 […]

Read More

How Amazon Machine Learning can Help Lenders Automate the New Round of Payment Protection Program Loans

Last week, the Small Business Administration (SBA) released new guidance for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and placed emphasis on helping smaller lenders and borrowers. According to the SBA, “small businesses, as defined by the US Census, employ 59.9 million people across the country.” A big push for the new guidance is to help “ensure increased access […]

Read More

re:Invent 2020 – Healthcare Industry Recap

2020 has taught us all a thing or two about adapting to change. Working, meeting with friends, and even doctors’ visits have all gone virtual. AWS re:Invent 2020 was no exception. Our premier event for the year, typically held over the course of one week in Las Vegas, was transformed into a multi-week virtual experience, […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

Demand Forecasting using Amazon SageMaker and GluonTS at Novartis AG (Part 4/4)

This is the fourth post of a four-part series on the strategic collaboration between AWS and Novartis AG, where the AWS Professional Services team built the Buying Engine platform. In this series: Part 1: How Novartis brought SMART into Smart Procurement with AWS Machine Learning Part 2: Novartis AG uses Amazon SageMaker and Amazon Neptune […]

Read More

Novartis AG uses Amazon Elasticsearch K-Nearest Neighbor (KNN) and Amazon SageMaker to power search and recommendation (Part 3/4)

This is the third post of a four-part series on the strategic collaboration between AWS and Novartis AG, where the AWS Professional Services team built the Buying Engine platform. In this series: Part 1:  How Novartis AG brought SMART into Smart Procurement with AWS Machine Learning Part 2: Novartis AG uses Amazon SageMaker and Amazon […]

Read More

Novartis AG uses Amazon SageMaker and Amazon Neptune to build and enrich a knowledge graph using BERT (Part 2/4)

This is the second post of a four-part series on the strategic collaboration between AWS and Novartis AG, where the AWS Professional Services team built the Buying Engine platform. In this series: Part 1:  How Novartis AG brought SMART into Smart Procurement with AWS Machine Learning Part 2: Novartis AG uses Amazon SageMaker and Amazon […]

Read More