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How EdTech and workforce development companies drive business success through AWS Marketplace

Recognizing the value that public sector and education buyers can realize through the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Marketplace, an increasing number of education technology (EdTech) and workforce development companies are listing their products there. In this post, we feature some of our top education and workforce sellers and highlight how listing on AWS Marketplace has positively impacted their business growth and goals.

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EU government employees can build cloud skills with new, no-cost AWS learning plans

Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced the launch of new AWS learning plans for civil servants at this week’s AWS Public Sector Symposium in Brussels. The learning plans are designed specifically for European Union (EU) government agencies and are part of AWS’s ongoing commitment to public sector customers. Read this blog post to learn more about how AWS will help EU government employees build cloud skills and accelerate their agencies’ digital transformations.

Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation and AWS launch Joint Innovation Center

Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP) and Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced the establishment of the first AWS Joint Innovation Center (JIC) in Hong Kong at last fall’s AWS Startup Day. AWS JIC is a collaborative innovation program designed to help enterprises and institutions combine resources, incubate promising startups, and nurture digital talent that further strengthens Hong Kong’s technology ecosystem.

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New AWS survey reinforces need to accelerate AI fluency in healthcare

Access Partnership recently conducted a study commissioned by Amazon Web Services (AWS) on artificial intelligence (AI) skills across various industries globally. The results underscored the need to address low rates of AI fluency among healthcare leaders and employees, and this blog post provides a summary and analysis of the study’s key findings.

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AWS Tech Alliance introduced in India to bolster cloud talent pool

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is launching the Skills to Jobs Tech Alliance (Tech Alliance) in India to boost career readiness for learners entering the workforce and bridge the tech talent needs of the country’s employers. The new initiative will help align programs of study with in-demand, entry-level cloud roles in India, with the initial focus to prepare learners for roles such as cloud engineer, cloud administrator, and DevOps engineer.

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A tech pipeline for rural communities: West Virginia joins AWS Tech Alliance

Last year, Amazon Web Services (AWS) launched the AWS Skills to Jobs Tech Alliance to improve the employment gap by increasing tech skills globally. To kick off 2024, we are excited to announce West Virginia as the fourth state in the US to join the Tech Alliance, and the first to focus specifically on developing a tech pipeline to rural communities. Read this blog post to learn more about the Tech Alliance and its expansion to West Virginia.

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AWS Tech Alliance expands to Germany, Italy and Singapore

The Amazon Web Services (AWS) Skills to Jobs Tech Alliance expansion into three new countries carries the same mission of aligning education providers, employers, government agencies, and business conveners to grow tech skills in a specific geography. These new Tech Alliances in Germany, Italy, and Singapore will directly connect more than 3,500 learners to cloud employers throughout the 2023-2024 academic year. Read this blog post to learn more about this expansion.

Helping micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises make economic and societal impacts with cloud technologies

Helping micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises make economic and societal impacts with cloud technologies

AWS released a report that examines the potential benefits of moving to the cloud for micro, small, and medium sized enterprises (MSMEs) addressing societal issues. Conducted by Accenture, the “Realizing a Cloud-enabled Economy: How Cloud Drives Economic and Societal Impact through Micro, Small, and Medium-Sized Businesses” report reveals that MSMEs in the healthcare, education, and agriculture sectors are expected to unlock up to US$161B in annual productivity gains and support 95.8 million jobs by 2030, equivalent to 8% of the total employment on average across the 12 countries studied.

4 steps to launching a successful data literacy program for public sector employees

Public sector agencies today require digital skills to deliver the functions citizens expect, and the innovations necessary to speed up processes and address gaps and inequity. However, digital transformation can only be achieved when workers have the data literacy skills to read, interpret, communicate, and reason with this data. Coursera, an AWS Training Partner, hosts their global online learning platform in AWS Cloud. Coursera has created a four-step framework for successfully building and managing a data literacy program. Learn how your organization can adopt this framework to empower your workforce to harness data more effectively.