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2022 AWS C-Suite Report: Cloud-Enabled Growth
The C-suite insights in this report come from a comprehensive Amazon Web Services 2021 study of 1,500 executives in 15 markets across 10 industries, and 14 C-level roles, and AWS work with executive customers. It explores the common thread to their success and how organizations can break the inertia to begin their own digital transformation.
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How Volkswagen is Transforming its Global Manufacturing on the Cloud
Featured article | 5 min read
How do you become a data-driven organization?
Data is more than an operational asset like factories, machinery, IP, and capital. Utilized correctly, data is an invaluable source of potential growth. The key is recognizing its inherent value, leveraging it intelligently, and creating a culture that embraces the power of being data-driven.
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Driving Growth Through Digital Transformation
Report | 10 min read
Driving Growth Through Digital Transformation
A survey of more than 500 leaders by Chief Executive Group and Amazon Web Services reveals a sizable shortfall in the organizational behaviors needed to drive business growth in the digital age.
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ExecLeaders Event: The Future of Leadership
On-demand Executive Sessions
ExecLeaders Show: The Future of Leadership
Certainties have been challenged, priorities sharpened and businesses are adapting. Expectations abound from customers, investors, partners, regulators, and the community. What qualities do leaders need in the current climate and what will be relevant for the future?
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Cloud for CEOs
Article | 9 min read
Cloud for CEOs
Unlock growth and measure innovation with a single metric
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Why 'Buy or Build?' Might be the Wrong Question
ebook
Why ‘Buy or Build?’ Might be the Wrong Question
Is it better to buy your core software applications or build them? Thanks to cloud technology, this perennial question has a new answer
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You're On the Cloud, But Are You Really Leveraging the Cloud?
Article | 7 min read
You're On the Cloud, But Are You Really Leveraging the Cloud?
Lessons from Digital Native Businesses on maximizing development budgets and decreasing time to market
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Cloud for CEOs: Measure Innovation with One Metric

Discover how millions of organizations are using the AWS cloud to innovate and transform with unparalleled capabilities

Element of Amazon's Day 1 Culture
Article | 7 min read
Elements of Amazon’s Day 1 Culture
Putting "Day 1" into practice relies on maintaining a long-term focus, obsessing over customers, and bold innovation
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Innovating Through Disruption
Article | 7 min read
Innovating Through Disruption
AWS Worldwide Digital Innovation Lead, Richard Halkett, examines how Amazon has scaled its innovation capabilities
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Leading and Innovating with Leadership Principles
Article | 7 min read
Leading and Innovating with Leadership Principles
As companies grow, CEOs are often challenged with how to scale their leadership across teams, geographies and initiatives
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Investing in Teams Transforms an Organization
Conversations with Leaders
Investing in Teams Transforms an Organization
Sheri Rhodes, CIO at Workday, shares her experience and insights in leading organizational change, developing strategies for transformation, and collaborating to deliver results
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Building a Digital Ecosystem to Create Supply Chain Resilience
Podcast | AWS Industrial Insights
Creating Supply Chain Resilience by Building a Digital Ecosystem
Dave Evans, CEO of Fictiv, shares how the company's agile business model enabled it to shift production between global regions during the pandemic, with little downtime
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Reinventing a 50-Year-Old Corporate Culture
Conversations with Leaders
Reinventing a 50-Year-Old Corporate Culture
Su Shan Tan, Group Head of Institutional Banking at DBS, discusses customer-centered innovation, changing culture from the top down, and celebrating failure
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The Data-driven Enterprise
ebook
The Data-driven Enterprise
Discover how you can use data to bring agility to your business
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Unmasking Your Organization's Data Problem
ebook
Unmasking Your Organization's Data Problem
Common data dysfunctions and how you can address them
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The Power of the Data-Driven Enterprise
Accenture and AWS ebook
The Power of the Data-Driven Enterprise
Some companies can improve their risk posture more efficiently than others
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Unlocking the Trillion Dollar Value of Cloud
Blog | 5 min read
Unlocking the Trillion Dollar Value of Cloud
by Mark Schwartz, AWS Enterprise Strategist
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Who Pays? Decomplexifying Technology Charges
Blog | 5 min read
Who Pays? Decomplexifying Technology Charges
by Chris Hennesey and Phil Le-Brun, Enterprise Strategists, AWS
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Executives as Pilots
Blog | 5 min read
Executives as Pilots
by Gregor Hohpe, Enterprise Strategist, AWS
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