Before AWS re:Invent opened today, Amazon Web Services Inc. held a Sports In Action Showcase, which included a sports panel with three AWS executives who outlined how the company is working with sports organizations.
Thanksgiving has passed in the U.S., so it’s on to the December holiday season — but before we can deck the halls and jingle some bells, an important event is coming up: AWS re:Invent 2023. This upcoming week, an estimated 60,000-plus people will descend upon Las Vegas to check out the latest and greatest from the cloud computing leader.
It has been about a year since OpenAI LP launched ChatGPT. That thrust generative artificial intelligence into the spotlight, creating more hype around a technology than anything I can remember. The intense focus on generative AI has made many information technology and business leaders I have talked to ask how generative AI can transform their business.
On July 26, a packed Javits Center gathered to hear keynotes and sessions billed as “The cloud event for everyone.” I attended the AWS Summit and I’ll share my key takeaways – all focused on AI in some form. Swami Sivasubramanian, VP of Database, Analytics, and Machine Learning at AWS, delivered the keynote.
Artificial intelligence was the focus this week at Amazon Web Services Inc.’s AWS Summit New York, which makes sense given the massive interest in the topic since ChatGPT was launched.
For example, AWS announced several updates to its managed foundational model service, Amazon Bedrock. This was just one of many announcements that make it easier for customers to deploy generative AI to solve complex problems.