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AWS convenes public sector and industry leaders on future of AI in federal financial services

On February 22, 2024, Amazon Web Services (AWS) hosted its first Federal Financial Services Artificial Intelligence (AI) Forum at Amazon HQ2 in Arlington, Virginia, convening leaders from the public sector and financial services industry. Read this blog post for a recap of the event, which covered the tremendous opportunities and challenges around AI with experts across public and private sector organizations.

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AWS hosts inaugural Federal Executive Forum at Amazon HQ2

Amazon Web Services (AWS) hosted its first Federal Executive Forum at Amazon HQ2 in National Landing in February, 2024. Forward-thinking leaders from across the US federal government working in civilian, financials, defense, and national security gathered to discuss emerging technologies, and share best practices and ways to use the cloud to advance their missions.

Transforming pension fund management with the cloud

What if there was a transformative solution for managing pension funds? AWS offers personalized investment solutions for investment firms using cutting-edge machine learning (ML) technologies. By utilizing cloud-based services, pension managers can harness advanced data analytics, gaining valuable insights that inform investment strategies. This empowers leaders to make well-informed decisions that align with the needs of stakeholders.

Join public sector peers and accelerate your mission at the AWS Summit Washington, DC

The AWS Summit Washington, DC is back, May 23-25 at Walter E. Washington Convention Center. With a focus on public sector customers and innovation, the AWS Summit Washington, DC is a three-day event with more than 300 breakout sessions, chalk talks, customer lightning talks, builders’ sessions, and more, to help you learn how to accelerate innovation and deliver on your mission. Learn how to digitally transform to meet your organization’s dynamic needs, using the cloud. Register today for the no-cost event and read on for more about this year’s event.

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How the cloud can enable enhanced risk management and innovation

In an environment that is constantly changing due to COVID-19, increased competition, ever-evolving customer sentiments, and emerging technologies, financial services organizations are feeling the pressure to innovate. At the same time, the expectations for an effective risk management program have also increased in response to cyber threats, regulatory pressures, market fluctuations, and increasingly sophisticated financial criminals. Advancements in cloud computing are enabling organizations to improve their risk-management capabilities to get ahead of issues while continuing to deliver on and evolve their business strategy. Learn how the cloud empowers organizations to innovate and effectively manage risk—two enterprises that are often perceived as contradictory but can actually be complimentary.


First step in enterprise modernization: Securely transferring data to the AWS Cloud

One of the most difficult aspects in IT modernization in any industry—especially in highly regulated ones like government, financial services, and healthcare—can be getting data securely from on premises to the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud. In capital markets, moving fast while staying secure can determine an organization’s ability to modernize, optimize, and innovate with new technologies such as data lakes, big data analytics, and machine learning.

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Enabling technological innovation in the financial services industry: Sibos 2019

Each year since 1978, thousands of financial services executives and thought leaders gather at Sibos, the largest industry conference focused on emerging technology trends. Sibos will take place September 23-26, 2019, moving to London for the first time, in honor of the city’s central role in the global financial services ecosystem. In the spirit of the conference theme, “thriving in a hyper-connected world,” Amazon Web Services (AWS) will join Sibos to help attendees differentiate technologies that drive long-term business value from short-lived trends, and discover growth opportunities from new platforms and operating models.