AWS for Industries

Category: Best Practices

Manufacturing Resiliency: Best practices for ensuring continued operations

Introduction Have you started looking for ways to let your employees work from home while continuing operations? This blog describes two best practices for addressing your immediate needs, while ensuring employee safety. With the need to move to essential only staffing, restrictions on travel and staff proximity, and quarantines within the workforce, a growing number […]

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Re-thinking the Fine Dining experience

In previous blog posts I have shared insights, inspiration, and customer success stories from restaurants and catering/contract food service organizations. The majority of the observations have come from the Quick Service Restaurant (QSR), Fast/Quick Casual and Casual Dining segments of the industry. As a result, I have received many ‘playful’ comments from Fine Dining establishments. […]

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Integrate Operational Technology data from OSIsoft PI with AWS services

Large industrial enterprises in manufacturing, oil and gas, and electric transmission and distribution collect operational technology (OT) data from millions of sensors. Much of this valuable data remains unused sitting in historians with 80% of the world’s largest oil and gas companies and 65% of the industrial companies in the Fortune 500 relying on the […]

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Enabling High performance CAD for remote workers

The shift to a remote workforce has presented a number of challenges for all companies, including manufacturers. Secure access to sensitive data, potentially in large files, and requirements for high performance on-premises compute equipment for complex engineering workloads is making running engineering and business operations remotely difficult. Creo is a market-leading suite of desktop CAD/CAM/CAE […]

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How cloud increases flexibility of trading risk infrastructure for FRTB compliance

The Basel Regulatory Framework strives for a strict boundary between financial institutions’ trading books and banking books to prevent regulatory arbitrage. The Trade Book element of these regulations (the Fundamental Review of the Trading Book or FRTB) seeks, in exchange for more rigorous risk modeling, to strengthen trade risk management allowing institutions to optimize the […]

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Imagining a high-touch, yet touchless hotel experience

“One of the only ways to get out of a tight box is to invent your way out” – Jeff Bezos Industries are going through difficult times; global businesses impacted by the prolonged lockdown must transform challenges into great opportunities. The world has witnessed similar events in the past, although maybe not quite at this […]

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Preparing restaurant, catering, and food service companies for the California Consumer Privacy Act

Notice: Customers are responsible for making their own independent assessment of the information in this blog post. This post: (a) is for informational purposes only and nothing in this post constitutes (or is intended to constitute) legal guidance or advice with respect to the matters set forth herein, (b) represents current AWS product offerings and […]

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Managing IT costs for travel and hospitality companies — today and every day

As Jeff Bezos stated in Amazon’s latest letter to shareholders, “The ability for organizations to access scalable, dependable, and highly secure computing power…is critical in this situation.” This is particularly true for travel and hospitality companies. Whenever disruption occurs, travel and hospitality companies’ attention turns to dealing with the immediate impact of a rapidly changing, […]

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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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