Think Big award at AWS re:Invent 2014 2

Works Applications was the only Japanese company amongst 10,000 global companies to receive the Think Big award at AWS re:Invent 2014, the world's largest-scale learning conference.

Works Applications Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Minato-ku, Tokyo; Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer: Masayuki Makino; hereinafter "Works") is pleased to announce that we, together with the US companies Adobe Systems Inc. and Informatica Corp., were a recipient of the "Think Big" AWS Leadership Award at the AWS re:Invent 2014 learning conference organized by Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) of the US.

The "Think Big" award which Works received this year is given to business partners who embody the philosophy of devising grand ideas and focusing on business results from the long-term viewpoint. 

This time, out of 10,000 global companies, Works was the only Japanese company to receive an award.

AWS Leadership Awards: AWS recognition of top partner companies

AWS Leadership Awards are awards presented to the companies selected from among more than 10,000 partner companies worldwide as top partner companies that embody the concepts of "Customer Obsession", "Invent and Simplify" and "Think Big" in the leadership philosophy advocated by Amazon.

They consist of 3 awards: the "Customer Obsession" award given to partners that rapidly respond to ever-changing customer needs, the "Invent and Simplify" award given to partners who have leveraged cloud computing technology to create new business models, and the "Think Big" award.

The "Think Big" award was received by 11 companies, with Works being the only one to receive the award from among approximately 200 Japanese company candidates.

The new product "HUE" which was introduced earlier by Works achieves overwhelmingly high speed and usability through the new idea of "applying distributed technology to ERP", and is a completely new cloud-native ERP.

By offering this new cloud-native ERP "HUE", Works will continue to help Japanese companies to improve their ROI.


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AWS re:Invent

AWS re:Invent

AWS re:Invent is a global-scale learning conference organized by Amazon Web Services, Inc. since 2012, and AWS re:Invent 2014 is the third time the event has been held.

The conference gathers together customers, partners, developers, and technical leaders from the AWS community, and this year more than 200 sessions were conducted, ranging from implementation workshops, introduction of business examples, technology sessions for executives, detailed technical contents for various themes from architecture to operation, etc.

Conference outline:

  • Dates: November 11 (Tuesday) to November 14 (Friday), 2014
  • Location: The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino (Las Vegas, Nevada, USA)
  • Organizer: Amazon Web Services, Inc.
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