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In the News: How Amazon is Using Machine Learning to Eliminate 915,000 Tons of Packaging

The following article originally appeared on Venture Beat. Amazon is the co-founder and was first signatory of The Climate Pledge, which calls on signatories to commit to achieving the goals of the Paris Agreement 10 years early — reaching net zero carbon by 2040. Since 2015, the company has reduced the weight of its outbound packaging […]

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In the News: Data Empowers Patients and Providers

The following article originally appeared on WSJ. Whether based on your family history, your choices, your risk factors, or socioeconomic factors, healthcare is deeply personal at the individual level. “But,” says Laurent Rotival, SVP of strategic technology solutions and chief information officer at Cambia Health Solutions, “it’s not at all personal at the systemic level.” […]

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Introducing a New Blog Series, Service Spotlight for Financial Services: Featuring Amazon SageMaker Notebook Instances

As we wrap up the 3-week long re:Invent virtual conference, we are pleased to launch the first blog post of the Service Spotlight for Financial Services. This series aims to provide financial services customers a deep dive into the five key considerations of a particular service to help streamline service approval based on our experience […]

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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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Enhancing trading strategies through cloud services and machine learning

Please be aware this blog post dives deep into some areas of trading fundamentals. An intermediate level of trading knowledge is beneficial when reading this blog post. — Traders at financial institutions need to sift through a rapidly growing blizzard of news across real-time and historical data from thousands of sources. Combined with social media […]

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Novartis AG uses Amazon OpenSearch Service K-Nearest Neighbor (KNN) and Amazon SageMaker to power search and recommendation (Part 3/4)

September 8, 2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. See details. This is the third post of a four-part series on the strategic collaboration between AWS and Novartis AG, where the AWS Professional Services team built the Buying Engine platform. In this series: Part 1:  How Novartis AG brought SMART into […]

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How Novartis AG brought SMART into Smart Procurement with AWS Machine Learning (Part 1/4)

September 8, 2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. See details. This is the first post of a four-part series on the strategic collaboration between AWS and Novartis AG, where the AWS Professional Services team built the Buying Engine platform. In this series: Part 1: How Novartis AG brought SMART into […]

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Defining the digital model for convenience retailing

The very definition of convenience retailing is an experience of access and ease for shoppers. There’s no ambiguity. The experience must be convenient, period. And the convenience store, or c-store, market is huge. In 2019, 3.1% of the US GDP resulted from $647.8 billion in combined in-store and fuel sales at c-stores. With nearly 153,000 […]

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What value can cloud computing deliver to the maritime industry?

Majority of the global trade happens at sea: the ocean shipping industry is at the core of the global economy, yet still enjoying a lower level of digitization. In this post we will review how companies in this vertical can take advantage of cloud computing to transform their business. Cloud computing can deliver value to […]

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How payments companies can use transaction data to support small merchants

What if? I used to get lunch from a small café near my old office, and I would get the same sandwich every time I was there. Eventually, the staff behind the counter would recognize me when I got in line. With a subtle nod of confirmation, they’d start making and toasting my sandwich so […]

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