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PostNL: 5 tips to help drive a culture of cloud learning and knowledge sharing

An early adopter of the AWS Cloud since 2010, PostNL knew it needed to equip its engineers with the right knowledge and skills to build cloud native solutions and maximize the use of AWS capabilities and services. PostNL worked with the AWS Skills Guild team to created a comprehensive cloud skills training program that 1) built cloud fluency for employees and 2) accelerated PostNL’s cloud adoption journey.

The three pillars of a modern cloud training strategy

As cloud adoption rises and cloud-skilled talent continues to fall short, organizations need to rethink their cloud training strategy to achieve organizational goals. We spotlight three AWS Partner Network organizations who have evolved their strategy around three focus areas: training, tools, and community.

New AWS Power Hour: Specialty Certification starts October 3

Join us for six, all-new Twitch training series focused on each of the domain areas corresponding to the specialty-level AWS Certifications, starting October 3 on Mondays and Fridays. And, sign up for our Get AWS Certified: Specialty Challenge and get a 50% off exam voucher.

New digital courses from AWS Training and Certification in September 2022

Learn about new free, digital courses from Amazon Web Services (AWS) Training and Certification released in September 2022. New fundamental-level courses help you learn about threat modeling, AWS Fargate, Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS), Amazon Neptune, and Amazon Keyspaces. New intermediate-level courses focus on AWS Cloud Game Development, AWS for Games – Databases, and the AWS Transfer Family.

New Twitch show! All Things AWS, a variety-style show for the cloud-curious

We’re rolling out a brand-new Twitch series called All Things AWS! This new series helps you learn cloud concepts while having a little bit of goofy fun. All Things AWS features a mix of everything that makes learning great, with informative segments, Q&As with AWS leaders, skits, spoofs, and games. Join us on Thursday, September 29, at 4:00 p.m. PT.

The value of data and pursuing the AWS Certified Data Analytics – Specialty certification

Gain tips and guidance from four AWS Solutions Architects for how you can build your skills and expertise in data analytics and pursue the AWS Certified Data Analytics – Specialty certification.

10 examples of scenario-based learning from AWS Training and Certification

Are you just getting started with your cloud learning journey and looking for opportunities to learn the fundamentals of Amazon Web Services (AWS) using training that is scenario-based? Take a look at 10 examples of training from AWS Training and Certification that provides situational, human-centered, scenario-based learning to advance your cloud knowledge.

Find a role in the cloud—even if you’re not technical

Curious about the options for a job in cloud? It’s no longer limited to individuals in historically technical roles. Explore your options at our free Cloud Career Exploration Day event on September 14, 2022 at the AWS Skills Center in Seattle and virtually. We’ll explore what the cloud is, what you need to know, what job roles are available, and why so many employers are hiring people with cloud skills.

When cloud curiosity leads to a career transformation

Are you currently in a technical role but don’t have much experience with the cloud? Learn how one learner with prior app developer experience utilized instructor-led training courses through AWS Training and Certification to grow cloud expertise, earn three AWS Certifications, and transition into a role as a solutions architect.