AWS for Industries

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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How to improve FRTB’s Internal Model Approach implementation using Apache Spark and Amazon EMR

The Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) is a set of proposals by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision for market risk capital calculation for banks. This new set of rules (often referred to as “Basel IV”) is intended to create a more resilient market and capture risk adequately for stressed market conditions. It […]

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Simplify Manufacturing Execution System deployment and management using the iBASEt Solumina QuickStart

The implementation, management and support of a Manufacturing Execution System has traditionally been quite challenging. Obstacles to deployment include complex systems integration, scarce local resources (hardware, subject matter experts, downtime to implement, etc.) and lack of sufficient budget to implement in a timely manner. Once installed, time and resources must be invested to accommodate production […]

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Travel and Hospitality: Building Resilience for the Long Run — a new E-book

This has been an unprecedented few months for the travel and hospitality industry: travelers and guests, providers and suppliers, employees and stakeholders alike. From almost every part of the world, we’ve heard stories from customers laser-focused on the safety and well-being of their guests and ‘above and beyond’ efforts to repatriate travelers. We’ve supported the […]

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PayGo Utility Digital Check Out runs on AWS

How PayGo enhances utility customer satisfaction with AWS based digital payment solutions

PayGo® Utilities (PayGo) provides a flexible prepay platform, postpaid billing, and payment solutions for utility companies. That means any electric, gas, water, or high speed internet company can give its customers control over paying for their usage. PayGo is deployed directly to the utility and leverages smart meter infrastructure. Notable PayGo reference clients include Ameren, […]

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EDF stays connected during Covid-19 pandemic

A key focus of our IT team here at EDF whilst working through Covid-19 is to maintain connectivity and continuity of service for our associates and customers alike. As the UK’s largest generator of low carbon electricity and a competitive energy provider, we aim to be available to our customers however and whenever they chose. […]

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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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How Exum Instruments is redefining solid sample characterization in the energy industry and beyond

“What is this made of?!” is a key question through the energy industry. Geologists frequently need to determine the elemental composition of cores and cuttings to better understand reservoir deposition and behavior. Producing defect-free metals is of critical importance during drilling and production, where material quality assurances are needed for safe and secure operations. Renewable […]

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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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