AWS for Industries

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How an Old-fashioned Doorstep Delivery of Bottled Milk is Making a Comeback Powered by AI-Driven Supply Chain

An old concept of milk delivered to customer doorstep is making a big come back in fresh new ways. Home milk delivery from local dairy farms was a staple for many households in the 1950s and ’60s. With the rise of the supermarkets and refrigeration becoming widely available, the doorstep delivery of fresh milk went […]

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Retail Builders Blog Series

How to Build a Dynamic Supply Chain Platform: A Primer

To meet customers’ needs in a dynamic and fast-changing world, organizations must establish supply chain platforms that can proactively react in real time. Rapid technological development and advances in utilizing Internet of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML), and cloud-based platforms can be leveraged to create scalable global platforms that capture data throughout […]

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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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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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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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PGE Climate Pledge

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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Algorithmic Trading on AWS with Amazon SageMaker and AWS Data Exchange

It is well known that the majority of stock transactions are automated (as described here and here), for example using applications or “robots” implementing a trading strategy. More recently, an emerging trend in the financial services industry is the movement of trading solutions, such as algorithmic trading solutions, to the cloud (as described here and […]

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Watch the re:Invent 2020 Sessions for the Advertising and Marketing Technology Industry

We were lucky to share some amazing customer stories at re:Invent 2020 focused on the advertising and marketing technology industry. With all of the announcements and keynotes, you’d be forgiven for not having time to watch each industry-specific session. That’s why we’ve compiled all of the sessions specific to advertising and marketing technology for you […]

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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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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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