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Category: Enterprise Strategy

Empowering Manufacturing Innovation: How AI & GenAI Centers of Excellence can drive Modernization

Introduction Technologies such as machine learning (ML), artificial intelligence (AI), and Generative AI (GenAI) unlock a new era of efficient and sustainable manufacturing while empowering the workforce. Areas where AI can be applied in manufacturing include predictive maintenance, defect detection, supply chain visibility, demand forecasting, product design, and many more. Benefits include improving uptime and […]

Resiliency Journey : exploring how AWS Resilience Hub and Migration Acceleration Program come together

In today’s rapidly evolving digital landscape, the cloud has become the backbone of innovation, scalability, and efficiency for businesses worldwide. As customers embark on their cloud migration journeys, whether the migration has been motivated by the intention of accelerating innovation, reducing operational and infrastructure costs, or exiting your on-prem datacenter, migrating to the cloud presents […]

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Accelerate VMware Migrations to AWS using AWS Migration Hub Journeys

In January 2024, we introduced Migration Hub Journeys to guide and accelerate the migration and modernization of applications. Journeys help optimize planning, execution, and tracking through task-based templates with expert guidance, specialized tools, and cross-team collaboration, enabling you to migrate and modernize applications seamlessly. Today, we’re excited to publish new migration journey templates for AWS […]

How to engage application teams during a cloud migration

Engaging effectively with application teams is key in scaling out your cloud migration initiative. Some application teams want minimal involvement in the migration process. Others view it as opportunity to enable their engineers and learn by doing. In this post, I discuss the pros and cons and suitability criteria of three engagement models. Deliver (“do-for” […]

Identify AWS resources at risk across your multi-account environment with AWS Organizations integrations

Identify AWS resources at risk across your multi-account environment with AWS Organizations integrations

With numerous AWS accounts in an organization, receiving an external security finding like a vulnerability assessment or pen test report impacting multiple resources can be challenging. Without a centralized resource viewing and search capability, identifying the affected resources require switching and inspecting each account individually, which is time-consuming and inefficient. Security vulnerabilities are time-sensitive, and […]

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Create a data-driven Migration Business Case using AWS Cloud Value Framework

AWS customers realize more than a 5:1 ratio of benefits to investment costs over five years with breakeven on their investment occurring in an average of 10 months (source: “The Business Value of Amazon Web Services”, an IDC whitepaper). This blog aims to help Information Technology (IT) teams calculate this value using the tools needed […]

KPIs – Enterprise Journey from Technology to Business

As discussed in this blog post, AWS sees organizations with well-defined, tracked and aligned business key performance indicators (KPIs) thrive in their cloud transformation journey. However, it is a challenge to define and track these KPIs. Even when organizations align to track outcomes and there is value in doing so, some encounter difficulties focusing on […]

Migrate Business Logic from Database to Application for Faster Innovation and Flexibility

Migrate Business Logic from Database to Application for Faster Innovation and Flexibility

This post was co-authored with Alex Kirpichny and Evgenia Chernyak (from Ispirer Systems) Introduction Many monolith applications have business logic in the database layer in the form of stored procedures and functions. Businesses have built and maintained their applications using PL/SQL, a reliable and robust programming language. As the technology landscape advances, harnessing the capabilities […]

Accelerate your cloud migration journey to unlock innovation, increase resiliency, and optimize cost

The ability of businesses to innovate is constantly reshaped by disruptive events and technological advancements. Recent global events, such as the pandemic and the rapid emergence of artificial intelligence (AI), have compelled companies across various industries to reevaluate and make crucial strategic pivots. One such move has been the embrace of cloud computing. It’s a […]

The Migration Well-Architected Review – a Mechanism to validate your migration for AWS best practices.

On January 24, we announced the availability of the AWS Well-Architected Migration Lens whitepaper. The Migration Lens extends the Well-Architected Framework to include best practices and implementation guidance you apply to your migration program across the three migration phases: Assess, Mobilize, and Migrate. The AWS Well-Architected Framework comprises design principles, and best practices across six […]