AWS Training and Certification Blog

Join us for episode 2 of the Twitch machine learning training series

If you missed the first episode of AWS Power Hour: Machine Learning this past Thursday, it’s not too late to catch the recorded stream. And be sure to join us for the second episode on Thursday, July 30, at 4 p.m. PST on Twitch. Episode 1 Recap: Spoiler Alert! Here’s what you missed: expert hosts […]

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A conversation with Accenture: empowering personal and professional growth in a digital world

AWS Training and Certification’s Steve Hall, Head of Global Partner Marketing, interviewed Jeff Hammond, AWS Business Group Global Capability Development Lead at Accenture Introduction to Accenture Accenture is an international professional services company headquartered in Dublin, Ireland. The company provides service to customers in more than 120 countries, including 95 of the Fortune 100 and […]

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New training helps build skills for AWS cost management

In a 451 Research survey, 80 percent of respondents acknowledged having a poor understanding of financial management as it relates to cloud costs. These same respondents acknowledged this lack of understanding resulted in a negative impact on their business, including deceleration of cloud adoption, slower innovation, decreased quality of service, underutilized resources, and increased costs. […]

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Continuous cloud learning sparks scalable business success

Savvy organizations are tapping into the power of the cloud to transform their businesses at a rapid pace, and they’re getting a lot in return: sustainable and scalable outcomes. Starting your cloud initiatives with a Cloud Enablement Engine (CEE) is key to building a successful training model that scales with your innovation initiatives. From there, […]

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Introducing new machine learning training series on Twitch: save the date

Do you want to build an application with artificial intelligence (AI) but don’t know how to get started with Machine Learning (ML)? Join AWS expert hosts Jon Dion and Kirsten Dupart for a new Twitch show called AWS Power Hour: Machine Learning from AWS Training and Certification. This blog outlines when the series will stream, […]

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Overcome your cloud skills gaps earlier by training your own talent first

As we’ve discussed in earlier posts, skills training is one of the most effective practices for realizing organizational cloud goals. Enterprises that invest in actively training and validating the expertise of their internal talent are more likely to solve the cloud skills gap earlier, which helps to determine how quickly they’re able to leverage the […]

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Build your cloud transformation plan with comprehensive skills training

The cloud offers huge potential for delivering successful, innovative business outcomes when compared to common models deployed today. There’s no question that businesses are eager to reap the real and growing benefits of the cloud. However, this eagerness is often met with the reality of talent shortages. In fact, 90 percent of IT decision makers […]

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Kmart Group: Delivering a better customer experience through future-ready employees and infrastructure

Contributed by Michael Fagan, chief technology officer, Kmart Group (Australia) Retail customers in Australia and New Zealand expect a world-class experience, and Kmart Group aims to deliver just that. Embracing cutting edge AWS Cloud technology has been a pivotal step in a journey that will allow us to deliver leading customer experiences. We always put […]

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10 tips to study for the AWS Certified Security – Specialty Certification

This blog post compiles 10 tips about the specific topics that candidates should master in order to take the AWS Certified Security – Specialty certification exam. The reader will have a better idea of what to expect during the exam, and how to be ready for it. The post is geared toward Security Engineers who […]

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AWS re/Start program announces first cohort in Australia

Today, we announced the launch of the first AWS re/Start program cohort in Australia—our first cohort in Asia Pacific. It joins our AWS re/Start cohort locations across Europe and North America to help individuals around the globe launch cloud careers. With more than one million Australians predicted to be unemployed during the first half of […]

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