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Tag: AWS Certification
4 Reasons Why AWS Training is the Fastest Way to Build Cloud Skills
As our world becomes increasingly tech-reliant, it’s never been a better time to learn in-demand digital skills. In fact, research from Gallup and AWS shows that, across 19 surveyed countries, the average worker with advanced digital skills in high-income countries earns 50% more than similar workers who don’t use digital skills. Explore four ways that AWS Partner Training and Certification provides AWS Partner employees with the fastest route to learning about the cloud.
AWS Partner Accreditations: The First Step for Partners Learning About the AWS Cloud
AWS Partner Accreditations are AWS Partner Network (APN) partner-exclusive courses that provide foundational cloud knowledge and skills. Offered directly through AWS in an on-demand or live, instructor-led format, earning an accreditation requires a low time commitment, with a short test given directly afterward. After passing the test, you’ll receive a digital badge from AWS for display on your resume or social media profiles.
Training from AWS is a Missing Piece of the HR Strategy for AWS Partners
The demand for cloud talent is rising as the reach of transformative cloud technologies continues to grow. In turn, this increases pressure on human resources (HR) to successfully recruit, retain, and reskill top industry talent. This post details the impact of AWS training on AWS Partner organizations, ranging from improved business outcomes to increased job satisfaction among your employees, and how you can inspire your team to participate in training and earn certifications.
The Most Viewed APN Blog Posts in 2021
From a wide range of AWS Partner success stories to new partner programs launched at AWS re:Invent, here’s a look at the most popular APN Blog posts we shared in 2021. Our goal with this blog has always been to share timely and relevant news, technical solutions, partner stories, and more from Amazon Web Services and the AWS Partner Network (APN) specifically. Thank you for reading the APN Blog, and Happy New Year to all our AWS Partners and customers!
The Most Viewed APN Blog Posts in 2020
From SaaS to ISVs, here’s a look at the most popular APN Blog posts in 2020. Our goal with this blog is to share timely and relevant news, technical solutions, partner success stories, and more from Amazon Web Services and the AWS Partner Network (APN) specifically. The APN is the global partner program for AWS and helps tens of thousands of organizations across the world build, market, and sell their AWS-based offerings.
How to Drive Digital Transformation with Comprehensive Cloud Skills Training
Digital transformation is the process of evolving from rigid, legacy platforms to a modern IT environment equipped to rapidly adjust to changing business and customer needs. Ultimately, this is driven by two things: technology and people. Whether you are just getting started with your cloud journey, or looking to operationalize your organization’s cloud education initiatives, AWS Training and Certification can help support AWS Partners along the way.
5 Areas Where AWS Helps Public Sector Partners Grow Their Business and Focus on Mission-Based Solutions
In her role leading the Worldwide Public Sector Partners and Programs team at AWS, Sandy Carter gets a firsthand look at the value and impact AWS Partners have on customers all over the world. Learn how AWS Public Sector Partners are helping customers address the needs and challenges they face today, and how the AWS Public Sector Partner Program helps organizations grow their business and focus on mission-based solutions.
Why AWS Certification Consent is Important for Individuals and APN Partners
The amount of time invested in achieving an AWS Certification is no small feat. It’s important for individuals to get recognized for this hard work. Since November 2019, AWS Partners have been able to record the AWS Certifications achieved by employees in their organization, but individuals who work for AWS Partners must provide consent for this information to be shared with their employer. Doing so can provide significant growth opportunities for both the individual and APN Partner organization.
What APN Partners Need to Know About Changes to AWS Certification Digital Badges
AWS Training & Certification recently announced enhancements to our AWS Certification digital badges, making it even easier to verify an individual’s earned certifications and to showcase your team’s certification achievements. This post is for APN Partners to learn about changes in how AWS Certification digital badges are verified, and to advise badge earners they will need to update their badge links before August 1, 2020, in order to continue sharing their digital badge.
Go Virtual with AWS Training and Certification for APN Partners
To help support our APN Partners in this unprecedented time, AWS Training and Certification provides an enhanced portfolio of online resources so you can virtually grow your cloud skills and confidence on AWS. Learn about the new resources for APN Partners that have been developed for remote learning. This includes free virtual and on-demand trainings and online webinar series, as well as online AWS Certification exams and readiness workshops.