Customer Use Cases

Hotels.com

Hotels.com is a leading global lodging brand operating 90 localized websites in 41 languages.

“At Hotels.com, we are always interested in ways to move faster, to leverage the latest technologies and stay innovative. With Amazon SageMaker, the distributed training, optimized algorithms, and built-in hyperparameter features should allow my team to quickly build more accurate models on our largest data sets, reducing the considerable time it takes us to move a model to production. It is simply an API call. Amazon SageMaker will significantly reduce the complexity of machine learning, enabling us to create a better experience for our customers, fast.”

- Matt Fryer, VP and Chief Data Science Officer of Hotels.com and Expedia Affiliate Network

Thomson Reuters

Thomson Reuters is the world’s leading source of news and information for professional markets. 

“For over 25 years we have been developing advanced machine learning capabilities to mine, connect, enhance, organize and deliver information to our customers, successfully allowing them to simplify and derive more value from their work. Working with Amazon SageMaker enabled us to design a natural language processing capability in the context of a question answering application. Our solution required several iterations of deep learning configurations at scale using Amazon SageMaker's capabilities.”

- Khalid Al-Kofahi, Thomson Reuters Center for AI and Cognitive Computing

Intuit is a business and financial software company that develops and sells financial, accounting and tax preparation software and related services for small businesses, accountants and individuals.

“With Amazon SageMaker, we can accelerate our Artificial Intelligence initiatives at scale by building and deploying our algorithms on the platform. We will create novel large-scale machine learning and AI algorithms and deploy them on this platform to solve complex problems that can power prosperity for our customers.”

- Ashok Srivastava, Chief Data Officer, Intuit

DigitalGlobe

As the world’s leading provider of high-resolution Earth imagery, data and analysis, DigitalGlobe works with enormous amounts of data every day.

“As the world’s leading provider of high-resolution Earth imagery, data and analysis, DigitalGlobe works with enormous amounts of data every day. DigitalGlobe is making it easier for people to find, access, and run compute against our entire 100PB image library, which is stored in AWS’s cloud, to apply deep learning to satellite imagery. We plan to use Amazon SageMaker to train models against petabytes of Earth observation imagery datasets using hosted Jupyter notebooks, so DigitalGlobe's Geospatial Big Data Platform (GBDX) users can just push a button, create a model, and deploy it all within one scalable distributed environment at scale.”

- Dr. Walter Scott, Chief Technology Officer of Maxar Technologies and founder of DigitalGlobe

ZipRecruiter

ZipRecruiter is the fastest growing online employment marketplace. They have helped over 1 million businesses and 100 million job seekers find their next perfect match through partnerships with the best job boards on the web, curated email alerts, award-winning mobile apps, and one of the most sophisticated job search algorithms in the space.

“We’re focused on making it faster and easier than ever to hire and get hired, training our machine learning algorithms against hundreds of millions of historical transactional activities in order to deliver highly relevant job matches as quickly as possible. Amazon SageMaker provided us with an answer to problems we had with ML workflow management, allowing us to train, evaluate and deploy models in a flexible way. In addition, Amazon SageMaker's modularity provides the ability to build and create models independently, which is a compelling feature for ZipRecruiter.”

- Avi Golan, VP of Engineering, ZipRecruiter

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