AWS to Power Machine Learning and Data Analytics for Global Resource Company BHP
Amazon Web Services was chosen for long-term data analysis and machine learning by global resource company BHP.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced that BHP has selected AWS as its long-term data analytics and machine learning cloud provider to improve business agility, make operations more secure, and help move to a data-driven culture.
BHP has stated that it wants to leverage the wide range of AWS services, including analytics, machine learning, storage and compute, to drive innovation, accelerate the development of new services, and roll out new digital initiatives across its businesses. activities globally.
It is important for resource companies to be flexible and able to respond to changing market demand for natural resources, and keep pace with rapid technological change. Using AWS services, BHP claims it can combine thousands of datasets from its global entities to produce useful digital solutions. As an example, BHP recently developed a solution on AWS using AI to optimize logistics schedules for products from mine to market.
To train workers, BHP is launching an AWS Cloud Academy program that will provide BHP employees with access to interactive training modules and hands-on immersion days. BHP says this will help drive innovation and problem solving across the company, create a future-ready workforce, and help the company attract the best digital talent.
“Digital technology is part of everything we do at BHP, from the way we connect every day to how we safely and sustainably extract and find resources,” said Laura Tyler, CTO of BHP .
“We’re using next-generation technologies like machine learning and data analytics to solve complex business problems and unlock value even faster. The cloud is the foundation of our plans, and it will allow us to deploy frontline digital solutions quickly and at scale, dramatically reduce the amount of hardware at sites, and lower costs.
“We’re excited to have AWS on board to ensure we have a solid foundation to accelerate our plans and drive digital capacity across the enterprise,” she said.
Amazon Web Services VP of Engineering Bill Vass says, “We’re excited to expand our collaboration with BHP and help them become a more efficient, data-driven resource company.
“With AWS, BHP can leverage its vast global data, helping the business make the best possible decisions and better respond to market changes, while improving the skills of employees to prepare for the workforce. digital work. AWS is excited to help BHP increase the efficiency of its operations and set the business in place for continued global success using the cloud. “