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Analytics is simpler than you think with Metabase

July 07, 2017

If you spend any time reading on the internet, you’ve probably noticed that the subjects of analytics and business intelligence tend to take on very complex overtones. Big data analytics. Stream processing. Real-time analytics. Machine learning. Machine learning to learn your machine learning parameters.

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Getting Started with AWS Cost Management

July 06, 2017

After you have created your first AWS account and applied security best practices, you may next want to start tracking your AWS costs so that you can stay within your budget. With AWS, you only pay for what you use, which results in a variable cost model, much like a utility bill. The more you use, the more you pay, and the less you use, the less you pay. Conversely, if you decide to turn an AWS Cloud resource off, you stop paying for it.

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Create Post-Purchase Notifications using AWS Lambda & Amazon API Gateway with ClaudiaJS

July 05, 2017

An easy way for an ecommerce store to improve customer retention is to provide a better post-purchase experience. If you improve the experience for customers after they purchase your product, it increases the likelihood that they will purchase from you again.

One solution is to connect Shippo’s shipment tracking webhooks with Twilio’s SMS API.

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The AWS Lofts are spaces where developers, engineers, founders, entrepreneurs, and tech enthusiasts can grab a coffee and build their startup in between educational sessions, and getting in-person answers to their AWS technical questions - at no cost. You can learn, share, Ask an Architect, attend a technical session, take in a business course, and try a bootcamp or self-paced labs.

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AWS Activate

The no-cost program with AWS resources for startups.

AWS Activate is a program designed to provide your startup with the resources you need to get started on AWS. Join some of the fastest-growing startups in the world and build your business using AWS.

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Giving EdTech Startups a Head Start

AWS EdStart helps entrepreneurs build the next generation of online learning, analytics, and campus management solutions on the AWS Cloud.

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Mackenzie Kosut is the Principal Startup Evangelist at Amazon Web Services (AWS). Prior to AWS, he worked at Betterment, Oscar, Tumblr, and more. Mackenzie travels the globe seeking out groundbreaking startups on AWS, sharing the cool things they're doing through blog, live video, and social media. He's also a regular AWS keynote speaker for startups at global events.

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Each month, we feature a set of AWS Hot Startups on the main AWS Blog, showcasing the cool things they're doing on AWS, in hopes that they will inform and inspire you to create your own business, products, and services. For December, we present 'A Year in Review,' highlighting the AWS Hot Startups we featured in 2016. Please, follow the link to read it, and check back here each month in 2017 for the latest AWS Hot Startups!

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