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Automating Wind Farm Maintenance Using Drones and AI

Introduction Turbine maintenance is an expensive, high-risk task. According to a recent analysis from the news website, wind farm owners are expected to spend more than $40 billion on operations and maintenance over a decade. Another recent study finds by using drone-based inspection instead of traditional rope-based inspection, you can reduce the operational costs by 70% […]

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High level platform architecture

How ERGO built a Risk Management Platform for IFRS 17 and Solvency II Calculations using NoOps Principles

This post is co-authored with Tobias Lierzer of ERGO About ERGO Group ERGO Group is part of Munich Re – one of the world’s leading reinsurers and risk carriers. As one of the major insurance groups in Germany and Europe, ERGO Group is represented in around 30 countries worldwide, focusing mainly on Europe and Asia. […]

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eCommerce

A Short History of Digital Commerce and Five Trends to Watch in the Next Decade

Although selling through computers has a long history, what we’ve come to know as ecommerce started in late 1994 with the release of Netscape Navigator, one of the original web browsers that led to widespread consumer use of the internet. Since then, ecommerce has become an ubiquitous form of shopping. It represents about 10% of […]

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Ops

Seven Smart Store Strategies to Streamline Retail Operations

As the retail industry tackles dramatic shifts in shopper behavior, broad changes in product assortments, and huge growth in digital orders, innovative merchants are responding to these market shifts with laser-focused, technology-driven customer experience initiatives. We wholeheartedly applaud these efforts. But it’s not enough. Retailers must also focus on back-office store operations to increase automation, […]

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How Amazon Machine Learning can Help Lenders Automate the New Round of Payment Protection Program Loans

Last week, the Small Business Administration (SBA) released new guidance for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and placed emphasis on helping smaller lenders and borrowers. According to the SBA, “small businesses, as defined by the US Census, employ 59.9 million people across the country.” A big push for the new guidance is to help “ensure increased access […]

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5 tips for implementing conversational experiences in travel

 This post is authored by Evan Kohn, Chief Business Officer at APN Partner Pypestream Current events have revealed business continuity shortcomings across every single industry, especially in travel. Call centers weren’t prepared with readily available, scalable technology, and didn’t have the resources to properly withstand the increase in customer touchpoints. And what was left? A […]

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Automating the Installation Qualification (IQ) Step to Expedite GxP Compliance

Good practice (GxP) guidelines were established by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and aim to ensure organizations working in life sciences develop, manufacture, and distribute products that are safe, meet quality guidelines, and are fit for use. GxP compliance has been a part of the life sciences industry for many years and heavily influences […]

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Challenging times begets innovation for travel and hospitality companies

It’s been said that challenges shouldn’t paralyze you but help discover who you are. We’ve seen time and again how immense challenges bring about incredible innovation. That is especially true today. Around the globe, travel and hospitality companies are taking advantage of the flexibility of the AWS Cloud to innovate quickly and meet the needs […]

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Automating claims adjudication workflows using Amazon Textract and Amazon Comprehend Medical

When a medical claim is submitted, the insurance provider must process the claim to determine the correct financial responsibility of the insurance provider and the patient. The process to determine this is broadly known as claims adjudication. It involves creating a claims processing workflow that checks each claim for authenticity, correctness, and validity based on […]

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