AWS for Industries

Category: Messaging

Calculating growing degree days using AWS Registry of Open Data

The selection of specific crops (corn, soybeans, wheat etc.) is dictated by the heat units and length of the growing season.  This is commonly calculated as Growing Degree Units.  The AWS Registry of Open Data contains global weather datasets dating back over 200 years enabling agricultural crop breeders in the seed/chemical/fertilizer business to optimize their […]

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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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Building multilingual SMS chatbot campaigns to support COVID-19 patients remotely

The expansion of laboratory tests for COVID-19 have provided health systems with tools to screen for the coronavirus in their community. While some patients have tested positive for COVID-19 and were well enough to manage their symptoms and recover at home, healthcare providers have been challenged with identifying individuals who have waited longer than advisable […]

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Planning for recovery: 5 trends to watch in travel and hospitality’s new normal

Previously, we have discussed how organizations have been stabilizing operations by aggressively optimizing costs, leveraging technology to support remote working, contact centers and ensuring both workforces and customers are safe. This is a complex and involved situation: ensuring maintaining a viable business, whilst balancing people and services, especially without a clear view of how and […]

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Leveraging healthcare chatbots at your digital front door

Innovations in industries like retail, communication, transportation, and entertainment, have forever changed customer expectations. Information and services can now be accessed immediately from nearly any device in any location. For healthcare, this means patients want new ways to conveniently and quickly access care… and taking their business elsewhere if those needs are not met. In […]

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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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Personalizing loyalty programs for engagement in the travel and hospitality industry

The average American today participates in 14.8 different loyalty programs, and odds are you’ve participated in one, too. Some of the larger travel and hospitality loyalty programs include Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan, Hilton Honors, and Domino’s Piece of the Pie. Programs like these are popular because they work. Loyalty members generate on average 12% to […]

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Enabling mainframe automated code build and deployment for financial institutions using AWS and Micro Focus solutions

Mainframes are used by financial institutions for critical applications, batch data processing, online transaction processing, and mixed concurrent workloads. They have non-functional requirements such as performance, security, and resource availability to process all workloads, even in development environments. However, potential resource and parallelism reduction may occur during the development of new programs and subsequent testing. […]

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3 airline industry trends – and how you can capitalize

The airline industry is a relatable industry – everybody has stories to tell about their latest trip. Some good, some bad. Because of this, there are many opinions about what the industry must do in order to innovate. A thriving ecosystem of startups has sprung up that aim at “transforming” the travel experience, mostly coming […]

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