AWS for Industries

Category: Database

DynamoDB FSI Service Spotlight

Introduction to DynamoDB In this edition of the Financial Services Industry (FSI) Services Spotlight monthly blog series, we highlight five key considerations for customers running workloads on Amazon DynamoDB: achieving compliance, data protection, isolation of compute environments, audits with APIs, and access control/security. Across each area, we will examine specific guidance, suggested reference architectures, and […]

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How Retailers Can Reduce Inventory Shrinkage With Automated Asset Tracking With Calamp and AWS

The importance of asset tracking Every day, Amazon.com receives millions of shipments from suppliers. A purchase order from Amazon to a supplier typically includes a large quantity of shipping containers, or assets, that will be delivered to various Amazon warehouses at different times. To determine if items are lost or misplaced in the large, complicated […]

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Putting Its Best Foot Forward: Bata Steps Up Its Online Shoe-Shopping Game

A lot of the changes triggered by the pandemic are here to stay, and businesses must think on their feet to meet changing demands successfully. Ecommerce has exploded, growing two to five times faster than pre-pandemic levels, according to this McKinsey report. Like all eruptions, this one too, unveiled a host of behind-the-scenes drama in […]

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Banking Trends 2022: Banking evolution with Open Finance

Over the past year the industry has accelerated in an ecosystem approach to banking, and more broadly with financial services. Accenture estimates $416b in banking revenues is at stake as we shift to an open data economy. Although banks embarked on this journey with Open Banking as a catalyst, many have embraced the augmentation of […]

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Introducing a New Blog Series, Service Spotlight for Financial Services: Featuring AWS Glue DataBrew

Intro to service Over the last 20 years, the users for data analytics have grown as a result of a surge in the variety and volume of data that companies can collect. To prepare data for analytics or machine learning projects, data scientists and analysts have to either use spreadsheets to explore and experiment with […]

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How Restaurants Can Win Over Generation Z With Text To Order

Introduction Generation Z (Gen Z), the generation born between 1997 to 2012, includes 67 million individuals, or roughly 20 percent of the US population. Gen Z individuals spend more time texting, also known as short messaging service (SMS), on their mobile devices than any other demographic. The pandemic has galvanized most restaurants to add food […]

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How to Integrate Your AWS Cloud-Native Dynamic Supply Chain Application With External Systems

In our previous blog, How to build a dynamic supply chain platform: a primer, we discussed how companies can use Amazon Web Services (AWS) to build a dynamic supply chain that can proactively react to events and also provide complete visibility, communication, and data transfer. By collecting and analyzing near-real-time supply chain data, companies can […]

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Delivering CPG Demand Planning at Scale and Hyper-Speed With Samya’s Dynamic Demand AI on AWS

Opportunity at the intersection of demand and supply Complexity and volatility characterized the consumer-packaged goods (CPG) and retail industries even before the pandemic impacted all of us. According to a Boston Consulting Group study, the associated opportunity loss due to complex and volatile business is estimated to be 8–10 percent, and poor anticipation of demand […]

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INVISTA refactors critical legacy shop floor application using AWS

About INVISTA INVISTA is a global manufacturer of chemical intermediates, polymers, and fibers. From parts for the automotive industry to medical equipment, air bags, food packaging, carpet and clothing, our ingredients in the nylon 6,6 and polypropylene value chains help bring many of life’s essential products to market. A subsidiary of Koch Industries since 2004, […]

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Graphing the utility grid on AWS

The high cost of grid failure When electricity goes out, our life activities stop. When this happens, utilities have the responsibility to quickly triage the situation, then formulate and carry out a response while customers are inconvenienced. Danger rises and costs pile up. Keeping the power on is not a simple task without multiple core […]

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