AWS for Industries

Category: AWS Well-Architected

Applying the Well-Architected Financial Services Industry Lens

Applying the Well-Architected Financial Services Industry Lens

Today the latest version of the AWS Well-Architected Financial Services Industry Lens is available in the Lens Catalog of the AWS Well-Architected Tool. In this post, we walk through how Financial Services Industry customers can apply and use the AWS Well-Architected Financial Services Industry Lens to conduct a Well-Architected Framework review. The AWS Well-Architected (WA) Framework […]

Announcing the AWS Well-Architected Financial Service Industry Lens

Announcing the AWS Well-Architected Financial Services Industry Lens

We are delighted to announce the release of a new version of the AWS Well-Architected Financial Services Industry Lens and whitepaper (FSI Lens). The Well-Architected guidance consists of a lens whitepaper and an AWS-created lens that’s available in the Lens Catalog of the AWS Well-Architected Tool. The AWS Well-Architected Framework provides a consistent approach for […]

Tapestry Builds a Scalable IaC Platform with Built-In Governance and Security

Global luxury fashion company Tapestry Inc. (Tapestry) has been undergoing a company-wide digital transformation. To support these efforts, Tapestry wanted to modernize its legacy business applications. Prior to undertaking this project, the company performed a lift-and-shift cloud migration to Amazon Web Services (AWS), completed in March 2021. Following this milestone, Tapestry wanted to further its […]

Digital supply management using advanced analytics and serverless architecture on AWS

The BMW Group is headquartered in Munich, Germany, where the company oversees 149,000 employees worldwide and manufactures cars and motorcycles in over 30 production sites across 15 countries. This multinational production strategy follows an even more international and extensive supplier network. Supply chain volatility has significantly increased in the past years: first, driven by the semiconductor crisis, and subsequently by disruptions that affect […]

Applying carbon value modeling to achieve net-zero

Climate change is one of the most pressing issues of our time, and it’s becoming increasingly clear that we need to take rapid action to reduce our carbon emissions. To be carbon-neutral by 2050 and keep the Earth’s mean temperature below 2° C of preindustrial levels, the world must curb emissions by 7.6 percent per […]

Why Digital Engineering Requires a Cloud Transformation

Today, designers and manufacturers of physical systems such as aircraft, engines, vehicles, automobiles, satellites, and wind turbines are adopting Digital Engineering practices to improve efficiency, speed, and quality. In our prior blog, we defined concepts including Digital Engineering, Digital Twins, Digital Threads, and Model Based Systems Engineering to provide clarity in our discussions with customers. […]

Introducing the Healthcare Industry Lens for the AWS Well-Architected Framework

Introducing the Healthcare Industry Lens for the AWS Well-Architected Framework

Today, health organizations are using AWS to build cloud workloads that can help improve patient care and drive healthcare innovation forward. These innovative methods are increasing operational efficiency, and creating new, data-driven care plans—all designed to help improve people’s health. Cloud workloads can unlock information contained within a health dataset through comprehensive analytics, or can […]

Dealing with disruption: How financial institutions are using cloud technology to respond to COVID-19 and reshape the industry

“Disruption.” It’s a word that we hear often in the Financial Services industry, typically when we describe innovations that create new markets or value networks that could potentially displace established norms, market leaders, or products. The unprecedented health challenge that the world is confronting today has brought a different type of disruption to the global […]

Improving technology resiliency to weather the slowdown in travel and hospitality

As COVID-19 continues to spread around the world, we place tremendous value and focus on the well-being and safety of our employees, partners, and customers. The Amazon Day One Blog is being updated regularly on all the ways Amazon is working to address this crisis. While the impact has been felt by everyone and across […]

Enabling mainframe automated code build and deployment for financial institutions using AWS and Micro Focus solutions

Mainframes are used by financial institutions for critical applications, batch data processing, online transaction processing, and mixed concurrent workloads. They have non-functional requirements such as performance, security, and resource availability to process all workloads, even in development environments. However, potential resource and parallelism reduction may occur during the development of new programs and subsequent testing. […]