AWS for Industries

Category: Industries

How lekker Energie improves customer service productivity and accessibility with Amazon Connect

When we jointly assumed responsibility at lekker in 2013, the company was deep in the red. We strategically realigned lekker to prioritize “working backwards” from our customers’ needs and this resulted in a business turnaround. Since then, customer retention has played a major role in lekker’s sustainable profitability.  While customers come to lekker because of […]

How financial institutions can approve AWS services for highly confidential data

As the financial services industry accelerates cloud adoption, it was refreshing to hear directly from David Solomon, Goldman Sachs CEO, on the keynote stage last year at AWS’s annual conference re:Invent 2019 in Las Vegas. Cloud services allow Goldman Sachs to simplify financial services technology in a safe, secure, and responsible manner. (For more on […]

4 surprising restaurant industry trends

In the previous blog post 7 defunct restaurant brands we can learn from, I reviewed how some historic restaurant brands failed to adjust to changing consumer preferences and market dynamics. This post examines the restaurant industry trends that we are watching for in 2020 and how AWS prepares restaurants for the impact. Trend 1: The […]

New guide: Understanding NERC CIP compliance for power and utilities

As power and utility customers are experiencing digital transformation, they are looking to the cloud for ways to enhance support of their business and customers. Our customers want to know more about security and resiliency using cloud and they are sensitive to their compliance obligations including those around North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) Critical […]

Introduction to semiconductor design workflows on AWS

Welcome to our first Semiconductor and Electronics blog post! This post, and additional posts that are coming soon, will help AWS customers and partners stay up to date with the activities of the AWS Semiconductor and Electronics industry team, as well as give prescriptive guidance for running your semiconductor and electronics workflows on AWS. We […]

How to process medical text in multiple languages using Amazon Translate and Amazon Comprehend Medical

Amazon Comprehend Medical is a HIPAA eligible service that uses deep learning to identify and extract relevant information from medical text. The service uses trained Natural Language Processing (NLP) models to identify medical entities and relationships, such as medication, dosage, diagnosis, and Protected Health Information (PHI). This provides an efficient and cost-effective way to mine data […]

Restaurants are hungry for data insights as food delivery analytics gains traction

This is a point of view from Wavicle — an AWS Select Tier Consulting Partner specialized in custom data, analytics, and cloud solutions. “Eating out is fun.” You may or may not remember that nostalgic tagline from decades ago. Now there’s a modern 21st century corollary to it: “Eating in is fun.” Whether at home, […]

Executive Conversations: Jonathan Barouch, CEO, Local Measure

Local Measure is making travel and hospitality more human through technology. CEO of Local Measure Jonathan Barouch joined David Peller, Head of Worldwide Business Development for AWS Travel and Hospitality, for a wide-ranging discussion that uncovered insights into the industry and current landscape. — David Peller (DP): Tell me a little about your business, Local […]

7 defunct restaurant brands we can learn from

Regardless of your age, it is likely that you have fond memories of visiting a restaurant brand that is no longer in existence. That restaurant may no longer be around because they likely failed to adjust to changing consumer preferences and market dynamics. By learning from our past, we can avoid repeating the same mistakes, […]

Event recap: 5 automotive trends at CES 2020

We had an incredible response to the Amazon Automotive exhibit at CES 2020, which combined AWS, Alexa Auto, Amazon Pay, Amazon Fire TV, and other Amazon businesses. Customers, media, and analysts packed the booth to discuss how Amazon enables our automotive customers to accelerate the future of mobility. For those that didn’t make it, or […]