Introduction to the Amazon Pinpoint Service

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Lesson Description:

This is an introductory lesson for the Amazon Pinpoint service. In this lesson, we are going to introduce some important terminology such as instrumentation, A/B testing, holdout testing, and funnel analytics. Then we will discuss the Amazon Pinpoint service and its features. We will talk about the benefits of the service. Next, we will talk about why we would use the Amazon Pinpoint service. And then, we will discuss how to locate the Pinpoint service in the AWS console and describe the basic steps for setting it up. Finally, we will discuss a use case scenario for the Amazon Pinpoint service.

Intended audience:

This is a beginner level lesson intended for anyone who is interested in learning the basics about the Amazon Pinpoint service. Before attending this lesson, you may want to attend the “Benefits of Cloud Computing," and “Fundamentals of AWS” Courses, or attend the “What is Cloud Computing?” and “Technical Fundamentals of AWS” lessons. While these are not required to attend this lesson, they include helpful concepts that might make the content of this lesson a little easier to understand.

Learning objectives:

  • Describe the features and benefits of the Amazon Pinpoint service.
  • Explain when to use the Amazon Pinpoint service.
  • Locate the Pinpoint service option in the AWS console and discuss how to configure it.
  • And give examples of use case scenarios for the Amazon Pinpoint service.

This Lesson Includes:

  • AWS Pinpoint service overview
  • AWS Pinpoint service use-case scenario

What You'll Learn:

  • Lesson Intro: What to expect from this lesson.
  • Lesson Terminology: Definition of terms related to the Pinpoint service.
  • Pinpoint Service Overview: An overview of the Pinpoint service including features and benefits of the service.
  • Using the Service: A use-case scenario for the Pinpoint service.
  • Lesson Summary: A summary of what was learned in the lesson.


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