AWS for Industries

Category: Best Practices

Improving manufacturing field-distribution planning with a supply chain data lake

The Challenge Manufacturers that distribute products and manage inventory at many geographically dispersed sites struggle to predict replenishment timing and quantity accurately. For example, chemical manufacturers bound to vendor-managed inventory agreements make truck rolls to thousands of remote tank sites either when the tank is already empty (too late) or when the tank level is […]

Mini Series with Deloitte (Part 1 & 2)

Adopting smart factory concepts and components can bring great value to your business but understanding how to approach the technology upgrades, and what integration looks like for your facilities, can be a challenging endeavor. In this podcast, we’ll highlight how smart factories, also known as smart manufacturing, smart refining, or digital operations, leverage rapidly advancing […]

Introducing the Healthcare Industry Lens for the AWS Well-Architected Framework

Introducing the Healthcare Industry Lens for the AWS Well-Architected Framework

Today, health organizations are using AWS to build cloud workloads that can help improve patient care and drive healthcare innovation forward. These innovative methods are increasing operational efficiency, and creating new, data-driven care plans—all designed to help improve people’s health. Cloud workloads can unlock information contained within a health dataset through comprehensive analytics, or can […]

Sustainability Reporting Considerations for the Semiconductor Industry

Introduction The Semiconductor Industry is working to establish Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance (ESG) standards with the help of science-based targets. According to the Science Based Targets (SBT) Initiative (SBTi), “SBTs provide a clearly defined pathway for companies to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, helping prevent the worst impacts of climate change and future-proof business […]

Economics of EDA on AWS: License Cost Optimization

Introduction Electronic Design Automation (EDA) workloads have traditionally run on-premises on a combination of latest and older generation compute servers. The performance penalty of running Electronic Design Automation (EDA) on older generation hardware is often neglected in discussions and Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) models. With EDA license costs greatly exceeding IT spend in silicon […]

Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Ep. 4: Top Security Myths DEBUNKED

In our final episode during cybersecurity awareness month, we turn our discussion with Robert to examine the myths and misunderstandings surrounding industrial IoT systems that persist throughout the manufacturing industry. Robert tells us “A lot of the myths that are out there with regards to industrial IoT systems, unfortunately, misdirect us. They make us think […]

Your guide to SPS 2022 with AWS and AWS Partners to simplify digital automation

Overview We hope you are ready for SPS 2022 (Smart Production Solutions), because we want to see you there! This year’s show theme focuses on bringing automation to life, and that all starts with smart manufacturing—achieved through cloud-based technologies that simplify digital transformation. Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud technology can enable the innovation and agility […]

Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Ep. 3: Building a Base Architecture for Your Future Security Needs (featuring Cisco)

It’s no question that your security needs in the future are likely to change from what they are today. In this episode, we explore how you can stay ahead of your security needs by creating a security strategy that evolves with your business. Join us as we continue our cybersecurity awareness conversation with Robert from […]

Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Ep. 2: Tips for Managing Your Vendors Securely, While Maintaining Control

Tips for Managing Your Vendors Securely, While Maintaining Control Today’s episode is a continuation of our conversation with Robert Albach, a leader in product management for secure firewall / industrial security at Cisco Systems. We’ll dive into the complex world of securely managing vendor integration and the importance of doing it while maintaining control within […]

Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Ep. 1: Differences between IT and OT security

It’s National Cybersecurity Awareness Month!  In 2003, the National Cybersecurity Alliance and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security designated October as Cybersecurity Awareness Month. To recognize this annual tradition, join AWS for a 4-part mini-series highlighting the different ways cybersecurity impacts your industrial landscape, especially since, as Caroline points out, “Over the pandemic, cyber events […]