NEW YORK, Nov. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Infor, a leading provider of beautiful business applications specialized by industry and built for the cloud, today announced that it will highlight Coleman AI capabilities, utilizing Amazon Lex, at AWS re:Invent 2017, which will take place Nov. 27 to Dec. 1 in Las Vegas, NV.
Infor will lead and contribute to conference sessions that discuss how Amazon Lex is powering functionality in Coleman AI, which help it act as a digital assistant in the enterprise to boost business productivity. Amazon Lex is a service by Amazon Web Services (AWS) for building conversational interfaces into any application using voice and text.
"Amazon Lex helps us power the ability to execute intelligent skills to perform a quick Q&A with the system expert, conduct self-service analytics, and quickly automate tasks through our Infor OS platform and our Infor Coleman AI platform," said Massimo Capoccia, Infor Senior Vice President of Software Development.
The AWS re:Invent sessions at which Infor will be represented include:
Session: MCL308 – Using a Digital Assistant in the Enterprise for Business Productivity
2:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 28
Venetian Hotel, Level 5, Palazzo N - 650, T1
Manjunath Ganimasty, Vice President of Software Development at Infor; Rick Rider, Product Director-Technology at Infor; and Harshal Pimpalkhute, Product Manager at Amazon Web Services, Inc., will present "Infor Coleman – Using a Digital Assistant in the Enterprise for Business Productivity," during which they will demonstrate how Infor integrated Amazon Lex into its standard technology stack, with several use cases based on advisory, assistant, and automation roles deeply rooted in its expanding Artificial Intelligence (AI) strategy. They will discuss how Amazon Lex has become a pivotal component of Infor's AI strategy, powering one of the major functionalities of Infor Coleman as a digital assistant.
Session: WIN201 – EC2 Enterprise Workloads State of the Union: Driving Innovation with AWS Cloud, IoT and AI for your Enterprise Workloads
11:30 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 30
MGM Grand Hotel, Level 3, Premier Ballroom 319
Sandy Carter, Vice President for Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) and Enterprise Workloads at Amazon Web Services, Inc., will note, in her Amazon EC2 "State of the Union" address, how Infor is building more than 250 industry-specific, AI-based skills in Coleman, using the services in the AWS AI stack.
Session: MSC302 – How Do I Build a Global Transit Network on AWS?
12:15 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 29
Venetian Hotel, Level 2, Veronese 2405
Session: WIN304 – How to Bring Microsoft Apps to AWS to Unlock your Budget
1 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 30
MGM Hotel, Level 1, Grand Ballroom 111
Infor Coleman AI
Infor Coleman is an AI platform that includes a custom AI skill builder and digital assistant front-end. Coleman is built on industry-specific Infor CloudSuite data, where machine learning models are optimized to advise, automate, or augment work across the software solution. Coleman can assist with critical activities such as automatic execution of time-sensitive tasks, proving expert recommendations or predicting future issues within the organization.
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Infor builds business software for specific industries in the cloud. With 16,000 employees and over 90,000 customers in more than 170 countries, Infor software is designed for progress. To learn more, please visit www.infor.com.
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