AWS for Industries

Category: Industries

AWS joins pharma and biotech leaders in launching AION Labs to transform therapeutics

Global, cross-industry collaboration is the key to developing high-quality therapeutics that will improve the lives of as many people as possible. To that end, Amazon Web Services (AWS) is excited to join pharmaceutical industry leaders AstraZeneca, Merck KGaA, Pfizer, and Teva, along with the Israel Biotech Fund, to launch AION Labs, an innovation hub that […]

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In the News: How Autonomous Trucking Became the Unlikely Hero of Autonomous-Vehicle Development

This article originally appeared on Automotive News. In the first half of 2021, investors showered autonomous-trucking developers such as Plus and TuSimple with a record $5.6 billion. That’s up from $4.2 billion in all of 2020, according to research firm Pitchbook. Class 8 commercial trucks, the tractor trailers you pass every day on the highway, typically […]

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Third-party Cookies are Going Away: What Should Retailers Do about It?

Every website is required to ask for consent to drop first- and third-party cookies on your browser, though not all do. While you may not know exactly how cookies work, you likely know that cookies track user information. A cookie is a small text file that lets a website remember you. There are two forms […]

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How Kalkitech Rapidly Converted its Million Meter Simulator into a Cloud-based Service

Kalkitech, an AWS Select Technology Partner, is a leading provider of meter communication solutions such as protocol stack for meter reading applications, a meter test tool, and a large-scale meter simulator. Kalkitech stays close to customer needs through its membership in metering standard bodies such as the Bureau of Indian Standards ETD13, the group responsible […]

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CPG Partner Conversations: Managing Global Supply Chains into the Future with Plantensive

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

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FinTech FreeAgent increases agility and scalability using AWS fully-managed services

How do you maintain a lean and impactful IT operation when both your customer base and your engineering team are growing rapidly? This was the situation facing FinTech FreeAgent in 2018. In the following blog post we’ll explore how FreeAgent remained agile, while scaling their business, by adopting AWS fully-managed services. The Company U.K.-based FreeAgent […]

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Using Amazon Athena and Amazon SageMaker for Improved Customer Churn Analysis

Customer churn is a growing concern for many companies—and not without merit. During the pandemic, 75% of US consumers switched brands or stores, and 60% of them plan to incorporate new buying patterns and habits post-COVID. In other words, 45% of consumers shifted their brand choices over the long term. But customer churn is hardly […]

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How Ecommerce Pure Plays Continue to Thrive: Four First Steps for Enterprise Retail CTOs

The COVID-19 pandemic shocked the retail industry system. It wasn’t long before high streets were boarded up worldwide, and many traditional businesses pivoted to fully operating online. As traditional businesses struggled to stay afloat, cloud-based disruptors (ecommerce pure plays) started acquiring brands that had gone under in order to make them available online. AWS has […]

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How Immersive Technologies Are Changing the Retail Landscape

Consumer adoption of ecommerce across the retail sector has accelerated due to COVID-19. This increase also pushed up the demand for technologies that improve the buyer’s shopping experience. As digital properties are becoming retailers’ flagship stores, from fashion to beauty and eyewear to home goods, many product categories have incorporated immersive technologies, such as 3D […]

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AWS contributes to development of EDM Council’s Cloud Data Management Capabilities framework

EDM Council, a global trade association for data management and analytics, recently published the Cloud Data Management Capabilities (CDMC) framework for managing data in the cloud. AWS, along with other cloud service providers and technology and consulting firms, as well as several leading financial services institutions, participated in an 18-month long working session to develop […]

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