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How to Create a Modern CPG Data Architecture with Data Mesh

Since the COVID-19 pandemic we’ve seen a seismic shift around the world to online shopping and direct-to-consumer sales. Arguably, the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry felt this shift more than any other industry. According to Statista, “Retail websites generated almost 22 billion visits in June 2020, up from 16.07 billion global visits in January 2020.” […]

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CPG Partner Conversations: Geospatial Analytics and Sustainability with Orbital Insight

The COVID-19 pandemic created unprecedented disruption. In a matter of days, our world turned upside down. As shelter-in-place lockdowns, mask mandates, and social distancing rules took hold, new patterns of consumption quickly emerged. Arguably, no industry felt the pandemic’s dramatic impact more than consumer packaged goods (CPG). However, leaders are forging ahead with resilience, tenacity, […]

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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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CPG Partner Conversations: Customer Data Strategies with Treasure Data

The COVID-19 pandemic created unprecedented disruption, and in a matter of days, our world turned upside down. As shelter-in-place lockdowns, mask mandates, and social-distancing rules took hold, new patterns of shopping quickly emerged. Arguably, no other industry felt the dramatic impact of the pandemic more than consumer packaged goods (CPG). However, leaders are forging ahead […]

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Listen to “AWS Industrial Insights” – A new podcast series for industrial business leaders

Introducing “AWS Industrial Insights” We are excited to launch a brand new podcast series, AWS Industrial Insights. In every episode, we interview visionary leaders from industrial companies to share their insights on technology, innovation, and leadership. This podcast is for industrial business leaders who are looking to make data-driven decisions and learn from those who’ve […]

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Data-driven Demand Planning: Managing Disruption in CPG with ML and Demand Sensing

Even in normal times, demand volatility is a constant challenge for consumer packaged goods (CPG) supply chain management. But these are not normal times. The COVID-19 pandemic has upped the ante, completely disrupting supply chain planning. As unforeseen external factors trigger extreme consumer demand changes, multiple supply chain components in multiple locations are affected, and […]

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A Practitioner’s Guide to Digital Transformation in Retail

I joined AWS two years ago to lead the professional services organization for the AWS retail segment. Throughout my career in technology consulting, I’ve worked with retailers that run the gamut in size, scope, market share, and sector. I’ve noticed a common dilemma when companies want to embark on transformational technology initiatives. Many retailers aren’t […]

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CPG Partner Conversations: Supply Chain Planning Transformation with Noodle.ai

The COVID-19 pandemic created unprecedented disruption. In a matter of days, our world turned upside down. As shelter-in-place lockdowns, mask mandates, and social-distancing rules took hold, new patterns of consumption quickly emerged. Arguably, no industry felt the pandemic’s dramatic impact more than consumer packaged goods (CPG). However, leaders are forging ahead with resilience, tenacity, and […]

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Recapping re:Invent 2020: What’s New in CPG, Part 2

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: AWS re:Invent 2020 was a huge success! At our annual technology conference back in December, we learned about many advances in AWS technologies. I posted a couple of weeks ago covering some of the new foundational technologies that can help CPGs “Make” production processes more streamlined […]

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