AWS for Industries

Category: Industries

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AWS is How: Philips makes medical diagnostics accessible to more people

About half the world’s population has no access to basic healthcare. There are a number of reasons for this, including poverty, language barriers, and geography. Even in the United States, millions of people—particularly in rural areas—live more than 30 minutes away from the nearest hospital. This makes it difficult for them to get critical care […]

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AWS is How: Pinterest Lens Helps Pinners Find and Buy the Perfect Item

You’re at a friend’s house and see a Moroccan ottoman in their living room that is exactly what you’ve been looking for. “I love it,” you say, hoping that your friend will tell you where they bought it. Instead, your friend says, “It was a gift from my uncle who spent six months traveling through […]

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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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Executive Conversations: Kim Macaulay, Head of Data, Quality and Governance, IATA

This interview between Kim Macaulay, Head of Data, Quality and Governance, IATA and Sekhar Mallipeddi, WW Travel Tech Leader at AWS, is taken from the Travel and Hospitality issue of AWS Architecture Monthly. Be sure to check out the magazine for more customer stories, thought leadership, reference architecture and more. — Sekhar Mallipeddi: Please explain the […]

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Overcome CPG OTIF Challenges with Predictive Supply Chain Planning and Execution

AWS and Noodle.ai are on a mission to help Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) manufacturers solve the on time, in full (OTIF) dilemma that began in 2020. In our recent blog, How Retail/CPG Can Improve On-Time, In-Full (OTIF) Deliveries, we introduced the concept of OTIF and why it matters to CPGs. As put by Michael Connor, […]

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Announcing general availability of AWS Wavelength in London

AWS Wavelength Zone is now available in the United Kingdom on the Vodafone 4G/5G network, offering the developer community an innovation platform to accelerate 5G applications. AWS has the largest global infrastructure footprint of any provider, and this allows us to serve most cloud application needs today. However, with 5G networks rolling out across the […]

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Why CPGs and Logistics Vendors Need a Fleet Management Data Lake

Transportation is a critical piece of the puzzle for consumer packaged goods (CPG) manufacturers. It’s important to deliver materials and component parts to manufacturing facilities and to transport finished goods to retailers and consumers. This means CPGs are impacted twice when transportation and logistics become a challenge. According to inboundlogistics.com, transportation is expected to be […]

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Executive Conversations: The era of genomics in the cloud with Peter Goodhand, CEO, Global Alliance for Genomics & Health

Executive Conversations: The era of genomics in the cloud with Peter Goodhand, CEO, Global Alliance for Genomics & Health

Peter Goodhand, CEO of the Global Alliance for Genomics & Health (GA4GH), joins Lisa McFerrin, Worldwide Lead of Genomic Bioinformatics at AWS, to discuss how secure storage and responsible sharing of genomic data in the cloud can benefit human health. GA4GH is a nonprofit alliance dedicated to creating frameworks and standards that facilitate data sharing […]

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How to Run What-if Scenarios for Trading Strategies with Amazon FinSpace

Introduction In an earlier blog post, we described an architecture for backtesting machine learning-based trading strategies on AWS. One of the key components in this architecture is the data management and analytics component. Depending on the specific use case, there are various options to implement this. Many companies adopt solutions based on data lakes and […]

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