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Smart.Import.License IQ

Smart.Import.License IQ is a managed service that leverages a serverless architecture on AWS to capture, classify, extract, and enrich data from paper-based import license documents. The service streamlines the import license processing, improves data accuracy, and ensures compliance with regulatory requirements.


Smart.Import.License IQ is a game-changing managed service that simplifies and automates the processing of import license documents. By leveraging AWS's serverless architecture, Smart.Import.License IQ intelligently captures, classifies, extracts, and enriches data from import license documents, reducing manual effort, improving accuracy, and ensuring compliance with import regulations. With Smart.Import.License IQ, businesses can streamline their import operations, minimize risk, and focus on their core business objectives.

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What we offer ?

Smart.Import.License IQ is a managed service that automates the processing of paper-based import license documents, extracting and enriching data using AWS's serverless architecture.

For Who ?

The service is designed for businesses engaged in international trade that require efficient and compliant import license management.

Smart.Import.License IQ utilizes AWS services such as Amazon Textract, Amazon Comprehend, Amazon A21, AWS Lambda, and Amazon S3 to capture, classify, extract, and enrich data from import license documents. The service provides a user-friendly interface for document upload, review, and validation.

How do we Leverage AWS ?

Financial Benefits
  • Reduced labor costs associated with manual import license processing

  • Minimized risk of penalties and fines due to non-compliance

  • Scalable and pay-as-you-go pricing model

  • Elimination of infrastructure and maintenance costs

  • Faster time-to-value and improved return on investment (ROI)

Operational Benefits
  • Automated import license processing, reducing manual effort and errors

  • Improved data accuracy and consistency

  • Faster import license turnaround time

  • Streamlined import operations and increased productivity

  • Enhanced compliance with import regulations

Benefits of the Cloud Adoption Framework

By integrating Smart.Import.License IQ with the AWS Cloud Adoption Framework, businesses can realize significant benefits across various perspectives. The service streamlines import operations, ensures regulatory compliance, enhances productivity, enables data-driven decision-making, and provides a scalable, secure, and reliable platform for import license management. This integration empowers organizations to optimize their import processes, reduce risks, and achieve operational excellence in the cloud.

Business Perspective
  • Streamlined import operations: Smart.Import.License IQ streamlines import license processing, reducing manual effort, minimizing errors, and improving efficiency, enabling businesses to focus on their core objectives.

  • Regulatory compliance: The service ensures compliance with import regulations by accurately capturing, classifying, and validating import license data, reducing the risk of penalties and fines.

  • Informed decision-making: Smart.Import.License IQ provides structured and actionable data insights from import license documents, enabling data-driven decision-making and strategic planning.

  • Scalability and adaptability: The service leverages AWS's scalable infrastructure, allowing businesses to easily adapt to changing import volumes and requirements.

People Perspective
  • Enhanced productivity: Smart.Import.License IQ automates repetitive tasks associated with import license processing, freeing up employees to focus on higher-value activities and strategic initiatives.

  • Skill development: Integrating Smart.Import.License IQ with the AWS Cloud Adoption Framework provides opportunities for employees to develop new skills in cloud computing, data analysis, and import compliance.

  • Collaborative workflow: The centralized import license management and data accessibility enabled by Smart.Import.License IQ foster collaboration among teams involved in import operations.

Governance Perspective
  • Regulatory compliance: Smart.Import.License IQ helps organizations comply with import regulations by providing accurate and auditable import license data management.

  • Data governance: The service enables better data governance through structured and consistent import license data extraction, classification, and storage.

  • Risk mitigation: By automating import license processing and reducing manual errors, Smart.Import.License IQ helps mitigate risks associated with non-compliance and data inaccuracies.

Platform Perspective
  • Scalability and flexibility: Smart.Import.License IQ leverages AWS's serverless architecture, providing seamless scalability to handle varying volumes of import license processing without the need for manual infrastructure management.

  • Reliability and availability: The service ensures high availability and reliability by leveraging AWS's robust infrastructure and fault-tolerant design.

  • Integration capabilities: Smart.Import.License IQ can easily integrate with other AWS services and third-party applications, enabling end-to-end import license processing workflows.

Security Perspective
  • Data protection: Smart.Import.License IQ integrates with AWS security best practices, providing encryption, access control, and secure data storage to protect sensitive import license information.

  • Access management: The service leverages AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) to ensure secure access control and user authentication.

  • Compliance and certifications: By aligning with AWS's compliance programs and certifications, Smart.Import.License IQ helps organizations meet industry-specific security and compliance requirements.

Operation Perspective
  • Simplified operations: Smart.Import.License IQ, as a managed service, simplifies operations by abstracting away infrastructure management complexities and providing automated import license processing workflows.
    Monitoring and logging: The service integrates with

  • Amazon CloudWatch for comprehensive monitoring, logging, and alerting, enabling proactive issue detection and resolution.

  • Continuous improvement: Smart.Import.License IQ benefits from AWS's continuous innovation and updates, ensuring access to the latest features and performance enhancements.

Leveraging AWS Well-Architected Framework

By leveraging these AWS products and services across the Well-Architected Framework pillars, Smart.Import.License IQ can capture, classify, extract, validate, and enrich data from import license documents in a serverless architecture that is operationally excellent, secure, reliable, performance-efficient, and cost-optimized. The combination of these services enables the automation and optimization of import license processing workflows while ensuring compliance with best practices and industry standards.

Operational Excellence Pillar

  • AWS Lambda: Serverless compute service for executing code without provisioning or managing servers, enabling efficient and scalable import license processing.

  • Amazon CloudWatch: Monitoring and observability service for real-time monitoring, logging, and alarming of Smart.Import.License IQ resources and performance metrics.

  • AWS CloudFormation: Infrastructure as code (IaC) service for automating the deployment and management of Smart.Import.License IQ resources in a consistent and repeatable manner.

  • AWS Step Functions: Serverless workflow orchestration service for coordinating and automating the different stages of import license processing, including capture, classification, extraction, validation, and enrichment.

  • AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM): Service for securely managing access to AWS resources and controlling permissions for Smart.Import.License IQ components.

  • Amazon Cognito: User authentication and authorization service for securely managing user access to the Smart.Import.License IQ application.

  • AWS Key Management Service (KMS): Managed service for creating and controlling encryption keys used to encrypt sensitive import license data.

  • Amazon VPC: Virtual private cloud service for isolating Smart.Import.License IQ resources and ensuring secure network communication.

Security Pillar

Reliability Pillar

  • Amazon S3: Highly durable and scalable object storage service for storing and retrieving import license documents and processed data.
    AWS Lambda: Serverless compute service designed for high availability and fault tolerance, ensuring reliable execution of import license processing tasks.

  • Amazon DynamoDB: Serverless NoSQL database service for storing and retrieving metadata and processed import license data with high availability and durability.

  • Amazon SQS: Fully managed message queuing service for decoupling and ensuring reliable communication between Smart.Import.License IQ components.

  • Amazon Textract: Fully managed service that uses machine learning to automatically extract text, handwriting, and data from scanned import license documents.

  • Amazon Comprehend: Natural language processing (NLP) service that uses machine learning to uncover insights and relationships in import license data.

  • Amazon Elasticsearch Service: Fully managed service for deploying, operating, and scaling Elasticsearch clusters, enabling fast search and analytics on processed import license data.

  • AWS Lambda: Serverless compute service that automatically scales based on incoming requests, ensuring optimal performance and efficiency.

  • Amazon API Gateway: Fully managed service for creating, publishing, and securing APIs, enabling seamless integration with other systems and applications.

Performance Efficiency Pillar

Cost Optimization

  • AWS Lambda: Pay-as-you-go pricing model, where you only pay for the compute time consumed during import license processing, optimizing costs.

  • Amazon S3: Cost-effective storage option with pricing based on the amount of data stored, access requests, and data transfer.

  • Amazon DynamoDB: On-demand capacity mode for automatic scaling and pay-per-request pricing, optimizing costs based on usage.

  • AWS Cost Explorer: Cost management tool for monitoring, analyzing, and optimizing costs associated with Smart.Import.License IQ resources.

  • AWS Budgets: Service for setting custom budgets and receiving alerts when forecasted or actual costs exceed defined thresholds.

  • AWS Lambda: Promotes sustainability by efficiently allocating compute resources and reducing energy consumption.

  • Amazon S3: Stores data in shared, multi-tenant hardware, optimizing resource utilization.

  • Amazon DynamoDB: Provides a serverless database that automatically scales capacity, minimizing over-provisioning and reducing energy waste.

  • AWS Customer Carbon Footprint Tool: Helps measure, track, and reduce the carbon emissions associated with using AWS services.

  • Implement efficient data storage practices, such as using Amazon S3 Intelligent-Tiering, which automatically moves data between access tiers based on usage patterns, optimizing storage costs and reducing the storage footprint.

  • Take advantage of AWS's commitment to renewable energy by running Smart.Import.License IQ on AWS regions that have a higher percentage of renewable energy mix.

Sustainability Pillar

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