AWS for Industries

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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, […]

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How data recipients can implement Open Banking on AWS

On November 26, 2017, the Australian Government announced the introduction of the Consumer Data Right (CDR). Governed by the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC), the CDR gives consumers greater control over their data, aiming to improve consumers’ ability to compare and switch between products and services. For example, fintechs can use Open Banking data to help […]

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Trading system functionality made possible by the cloud – Insights from Trading Technologies

Trading Technologies (TT) began its journey in the cloud more than five years ago. On the AWS Blog in 2015, we highlighted their cloud migration in terms of platform transformation and the cultural shifts they and their clients made for a successful conversion. What has TT been up to since that time? “In 2015, we […]

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PathSpot: Enabling handwashing hygiene, innovation, and insights

  PathSpot provides the travel and hospitality industry a hygiene management system designed to protect businesses and their customers from contaminants and ensure effective and frequent handwashing. PathSpot has raised over $10M in venture funding to date, most recently a $6.5M Series A led by Valor Siren Ventures. PathSpot has been featured as one of […]

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OpenVINO™ AMI now available on AWS for accelerating oil & gas exploration

Guest authored by Dr. Manas Pathak, Global AI Lead for Oil and Gas at Intel & Dr. Ravi Panchumarthy, Machine Learning Engineer at Intel — Introduction Convolutional Neural Networks (CNNs) offer State-of-the-art performance not only for traditional computer vision applications but also for seismic interpretation. Geoscientists can use CNNs for basin-wide quick look interpretation of […]

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DRAGEN reanalysis of the 1000 Genomes Dataset now available on the Registry of Open Data

Guest authored by Bryan Lajoie, Staff Bioinformatics Scientist at Illumina Inc. — We are pleased to announce the release of a comprehensive reanalysis of 3,202 deeply-sequenced samples from the 1000 Genomes Project(1kGP) using the Illumina DRAGEN (Dynamic Read Analysis for GENomics) Bio-IT platform. This seminal dataset will be freely available for researchers across the world to use […]

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Managing IT costs for travel and hospitality companies — today and every day

As Jeff Bezos stated in Amazon’s latest letter to shareholders, “The ability for organizations to access scalable, dependable, and highly secure computing power…is critical in this situation.” This is particularly true for travel and hospitality companies. Whenever disruption occurs, travel and hospitality companies’ attention turns to dealing with the immediate impact of a rapidly changing, […]

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How Opus One Solutions is helping utilities decarbonize effectively with AWS-powered planning system

From Utility Dive’s 2020 State of the Electric Utility Survey, it’s clear that the transition to clean energy continues to be the biggest driver of sector transformation. Of the 566 utility executives and professionals surveyed around the world, 46 percent said sustainability, integration of renewable energy, and environmental concerns were most important to their business. […]

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Enable agile mainframe development, test, and CI/CD with AWS and Micro Focus

Mainframes are still used by numerous organizations in sectors such as financial services or manufacturing. To thrive in today’s fast-moving economy, customers tell us they must accelerate the software development lifecycle (SDLC) for applications hosted on their mainframes. Micro Focus development and test solutions combined with AWS DevOps services provide the speed, the elasticity, and […]

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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. […]

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