AWS for Industries

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Sterling Bank Drives Innovation in Banking with VMware Cloud on AWS

The banking sector continues to see tremendous advances in digital customer engagement and automation technologies, which have created many opportunities for the industry. Sterling National Bank, a $30 billion financial institution based in northeast US, is using this opportunity to expand into the digital sector and streamline its customer banking experience. Their vision includes an […]

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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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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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Enabling efficient patient care using Amazon AI services

Artificial intelligence can speed up the development of new drug development, be a bridge to personalized medicine using the information of our genomes, and help address the problem of a chronic shortage of doctors (especially in countries where health services are underdeveloped). However, significant challenges remain before we can get there. The challenge The application […]

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Improving fraud prevention in financial institutions by building a liveness detection architecture

Facial recognition is an important tool for identifying a person. Facial recognition systems are already popular worldwide and are used to prevent fraud, particularly in financial institutions such as banks and insurance companies. Although facial recognition systems are relatively new, counterfeiters have already developed ways to bypass them including impersonation, or with the use of […]

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Four trends driving global utility digitization

The Power & Utilities industry has reached an inflection point in digitization as early adopters give way to early majority growth. Our utility customers have shared four trends that have accelerated their digitization plans enabled by cloud technology and services. Sustainability is imperative Utility stakeholders including regulators, customers, and investors are pressuring utilities to declare […]

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NYC COVID-19 Rapid Response Coalition helps MetroPlus Health Plan partner to address the health and social needs of thousands at risk

With COVID-19 continuing to impact citizens globally, many individuals have been required to shelter-in-place to reduce the spread of the virus. While this has reduced the exposure risk for COVID-19, it has created social- and health-related challenges for individuals, such as access to healthy food, social service supports, and healthcare. To lessen the strain on […]

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Global OHDSI COVID-19 Study-A-Thon Produces Important Insights

What happens when a pandemic cancels your annual scientific meeting? You improvise. The Observational Health Data Sciences and Informatics (OHDSI, pronounced “odyssey”) community planned to celebrate recent research initiatives and discuss future efforts during the annual European Symposium at Oxford University in late March. COVID-19 had other plans. Opting to flatten the curve, symposium organizers […]

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How utility executives elevate the customer experience with Amazon Connect

Utility executives share common benchmark success metrics when reporting to stakeholders including customers, regulators, elected officials, and investors. Regulated investor-owned utilities focus on long-term metrics such regulated rates of return (ROR) and service reliability benchmarks such as Customer Average Interruption Duration Index (CAIDI). Energy retail executives focus closely on customer satisfaction (CSAT) scores and customer […]

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How to analyze well drilling reports using natural language processing

Eighty percent of all company data is unstructured. Energy companies are not the exception. One example is weekly and daily reports for drilling and production activity.  These reports include information about actions performed in the field to remediate common issues during drilling operations. Extracting information about problems and remediations from the unstructured data can help reduce […]

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