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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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Five’s Automated Driving Systems (ADS) Testing Platform on AWS

Five was founded in Cambridge, England in 2015 to build a complete autonomous vehicle system. Its team of computer scientists, engineers, and roboticists built a Level 4 urban automated driving system which was demonstrated in London in 2019. Five took the lessons from that work and created a platform for the development and safety assurance […]

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How Fulcrum Improves Utility Field Crew Agility on AWS

Utility companies depend on enormous amounts of data to keep the lights on for their customers. But collecting, transcribing, storing, sharing, and analyzing information from a large service area is a challenge, especially when the teams who gather and use that data are dispersed across a wide geographic area. Whether they’re conducting vegetation management, pole […]

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Move to Microservice Architecture

Success Strategies for Moving to a Microservice Architecture in CPG

In my last blog post (Three Steps for Modernizing Your DTC Ecommerce Website), I shared three strategies for modernizing your direct-to-consumer (DTC) ecommerce website: Lift and shift your DTC ecommerce website to AWS. Decompose your ecommerce website and rearchitect it with microservices. Move to serverless computing so you can focus on your business. Why Microservices […]

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Three Steps for Modernizing Your DTC Ecommerce Website

I’ve spent more than 15 years working with many of the most innovative consumer brands to help them architect their ecommerce platforms. At AWS, my focus is helping consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies enhance customer experiences and gain operational efficiencies, especially with their direct-to-consumer (DTC) ecommerce websites. CPG customers regularly ask how they can realize […]

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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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Advancing corporate energy goals through flexibility management for renewable energy portfolios

In recent years, corporate sustainability efforts have evolved from marketing campaigns championed by progressive tech companies into mainstream, multi-faceted programs, highly scrutinized by customers, shareholders, and employees. Today, nearly every major company has some sustainability initiative, with these investments frequently being pursued as an attractive financial strategy in addition to prudent public relations. Energy management […]

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AWS re:Invent 2019: Key announcements for the Advertising and Marketing Industry

With more than 77 new service launches and other announcements, AWS re:Invent left a lot to digest—even for teams inside AWS! We’ve developed this guide to ensure customers in the advertising and marketing industry know the most relevant news from this year’s event. Of the many announcements, three stood out as game-changers for advertising and […]

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