AWS for Industries

Category: Amazon SageMaker

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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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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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Using Machine Learning for Programmatic Product Placement in TV Advertising

TripleLift is a technology company rooted at the intersection of creative and media. The company’s real-time advertising platform inserts products and brands natively into media across desktop, mobile, TV, and streaming video. Research shows that native advertising that matches the look and feel of media experiences drives improved consumer recollection and impact. For example, product […]

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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 […]

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