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New Amazon Connect digital courses for developers

Editor’s Note: updated from original publish date (20 August 2020) to reflect a new Amazon Connect digital course below. We now offer seven courses to help customers and AWS Partners build their skills in Amazon Connect. Amazon Connect is a simple, scalable solution that enables businesses to have a fully operational contact center that can […]

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CloudCheckr takes AWS skills development to new level with 80 in 80 certification challenge

By guest contributor, Alana Fitts, director of sales strategy at CloudCheckr AWS Partner, CloudCheckr, recently validated its employees’ cloud expertise by completing an 80 in 80 professional development program to earn AWS Certifications. Hear how CloudCheckr staff across all functions exceeded this goal and learn tips for implementing similar skills development challenges in your organization. […]

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ICYMI: September highlights from AWS Training and Certification

Below is a summary of AWS Training and Certification news and updates in the month of September. This is a new feature, which we hope gives you an easy way to dive in and explore training, content, stories, and resources. Enterprise skills development 5 steps to accelerate transformation and innovation in your organization Transformation is […]

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AWS re/Start graduate series: “AWS Cloud? I got this!”

Guest author, AWS re/Start graduate from Amsterdam, Vanity B. AWS re/Start trains a diverse set of learners in 14 cities across six countries for entry-level cloud positions and connects graduates with local employers. Each AWS re/Start cohort is 12-weeks and focuses on building AWS Cloud skills for unemployed, underemployed, and transitioning populations to support a […]

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The rising role of the product manager, and how to build the in-demand skills

Nancy Wang, founder and CEO of Advancing Women in Product (AWIP) and Nancy Gessler, senior manager of Learning Products, AWS Training and Certification, spoke about their work together in the new course, Real-World Product Management specialization. The goal of AWIP is to help women and minorities get the skills, training, and support to advance into […]

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4 ways VNR used training and certification to advance its cloud innovation

Contributed by Marc Müller, head of data at VNR. VNR is a Germany-based specialty publishing house founded in 1976, that has published more than 300 volumes in law, investment, health, and workplace environments. It provides customers with expert information, services, online communities, and portals, as well as training and conferences. As the company grew, groups […]

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A conversation with World Wide Technology: building for the future by closing cloud skills gaps

AWS Training and Certification’s Steve Hall, Head of Global Partner Marketing, interviewed Michael Johnson, Director of Cloud Strategy and Business Development at World Wide Technology Introduction to World Wide Technology World Wide Technology (WWT) is a technology service provider and an AWS Partner Network (APN) Advanced Consulting Partner. WWT is one of the preeminent data […]

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AWS’s Maureen Lonergan on overcoming barriers to cloud skills education

AWS Training and Certification is breaking down barriers to cloud education, giving learners and organizations across the globe the opportunity to learn straight from AWS experts. In this podcast episode, AWS Enterprise Strategist Jake Burns speaks with Maureen Lonergan, director of AWS Training and Certification. Their conversation focuses on how AWS Training and Certification offers […]

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Why training existing staff was critical to BP’s digital transformation

BP, a global oil and gas company operating in 79 countries, has 70,100 employees and saw revenues of $278 billion in 2019. The company finds and generates oil and gas; refines, manufactures, and markets it; and then delivers the energy through its 18,900 retail sites. BP is in the process of migrating two huge on-premises […]

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Autodesk CIO shares advice on digital transformation to the AWS Cloud

Autodesk makes software for people who make things. Have you ever driven a high-performance car, admired a towering skyscraper, used a smartphone, or watched a great film? If so, you’ve probably experienced what millions of Autodesk customers are doing with our software. With more than 10,300 employees, Autodesk is an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Advanced […]

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