Wednesday 04 December 2019

**UKHotViewsExtra**AWS ReInvent 2019: Delivering value faster

awsAWS ReInvent 2019 has been a fast-paced dive into Amazon Web Services’ most recent – and forthcoming – product releases. Today, CEO, Andy Jassy, used his impressive three-hour keynote to walk the audience through a whole raft of new releases – and he brought various high profile brands on stage to demonstrate just how AWS is helping its customers. Cerner’s CEO, for example, spoke about how it has reduced hospital re-admission rates for the largest care-giver in the US to the lowest level in a decade through preventative actions using Machine Learning (ML) services from AWS. The CEO of Goldman Sachs explained how AWS underpins the firm’s Marcus product, and Verizon’s CEO talked about how it will use AWS Wavelength –the platform for edge computing – on its 5G network.

Jassy strongly believes that AWS technology can give organisations access to transformative technology, and the value it can bring, more quickly and without the need for highly specialised (and scarce/expensive) developers/data experts. For example, he talked through a raft of SageMaker (its toolkit for ML modeling) announcements that bring further depth to the offering. Jassy argues that the only way to bring ML into an organisation in a meaningful way is to make it much more accessible to a much greater number of developers. More....

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