AWS for Industries

Category: Industries

AWS Retail Series: How COVID-19 has accelerated a new digitized normal for retailers

World events are accelerating change in the retail industry. As retailers operate through a global pandemic, many are rethinking all aspects of their businesses in order to prepare for the ‘new normal.’ Will consumers’ massive shift to online channels ‘stick’? If so, do existing investments in technology and IT infrastructure take into account what will […]

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Computational needs of the electric grid of the future

A July 2019 Navigant report on growth of distributed energy resources (DER) annual capacity predicts that we will reach 600 GW of total DER capacity in eight years, out of which nearly 250 GW will come from distributed solar assets. Managing grid stability with such a massive influx of these highly variable energy resources is […]

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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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How cloud increases flexibility of trading risk infrastructure for FRTB compliance

The Basel Regulatory Framework strives for a strict boundary between financial institutions’ trading books and banking books to prevent regulatory arbitrage. The Trade Book element of these regulations (the Fundamental Review of the Trading Book or FRTB) seeks, in exchange for more rigorous risk modeling, to strengthen trade risk management allowing institutions to optimize the […]

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Vector and AWS join forces to accelerate the future of energy

Note: This blog is derived from a Vector/AWS July 27, 2020 Media Alert Today, Amazon Web Services (AWS), an Amazon.com company, announced a multi-year strategic alliance with Vector, one of New Zealand’s largest energy companies, to jointly develop the New Energy Platform (NEP). Powered by AWS, the NEP is an Internet of Things (IoT) and […]

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Supporting digital signature and secure message transmissions for Brazilian Instant Payment Systems with AWS CloudHSM

Brazilian financial institutions such as banks, investment brokers, and insurance companies are authorized to use cloud services, as long as they comply with applicable legal and regulatory requirements. AWS has a Compliance Center that offers financial institutions a central location to research cloud-related regulatory requirements and how they impact your industry. For example, the Resolution 4658 provides for the cyber […]

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Accelerating subsurface collaboration with streamlined raster image rendering

OAG Analytics software running on AWS accelerates collaboration between geoscientists and data scientists with seamless interaction of 100+ GB geo-encoded raster images in a web browser or mobile device. Problem Large geotagged raster images are frequently used as input data to, and are generated by, hybrid machine learning workflows that quantify subsurface resources like hydrocarbons, copper, […]

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Automating the Installation Qualification (IQ) Step to Expedite GxP Compliance

Good practice (GxP) guidelines were established by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and aim to ensure organizations working in life sciences develop, manufacture, and distribute products that are safe, meet quality guidelines, and are fit for use. GxP compliance has been a part of the life sciences industry for many years and heavily influences […]

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The Cow Collar Wearable: How Halter benefits from FreeRTOS

Who is Halter, and what IoT product are they building? Halter (https://halterhq.com), based in New Zealand, is an agri-tech original equipment manufacturer (OEM) that focuses on cattle herd management. Halter creates GPS enabled, solar powered smart collars for cows. The collar hardware allows farmers to interact with an easy-to-use app to remotely set geographic boundaries […]

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