Opening Up: Sharing Data and Technology as a Growth Strategy
Track: Late Breaking News
Audience Level: High Level/Technical view
Time: Wednesday, November 16 16:45
Keywords: Web Services
Amazon.com has thrown open the doors to its data and technology, and issued a challenge to software developers -- surprise us. More than 120,000 software developers are using Amazon Web Services to build their own businesses that cater to Amazon's shopping customers or retailers who sell through Amazon.com. Steve Rabuchin, who heads the Amazon Web Services developer relations group, will talk about the reasons Amazon decided to open up its data and technology, the challenges in doing so, and how the company is helping developers succeed as innovators and entrepreneurs.