AWS Training and Certification Blog

Category: Enterprise Strategy

AWS Skills Guild empowers National Australia Bank staff with cloud innovation

The AWS Skills Guild is a comprehensive enablement program that helps large enterprises with their transformational objectives—both technical and cultural—by building cloud fluency across the business, including at the executive level, driving collaboration and partnership with the technologists and accelerating AWS adoption. Back in 2018, National Australia Bank (NAB) was one of the first organizations […]

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New Research: Enterprise Strategy Group report quantifies advantages for organizations with AWS Certified Staff

As more organizations are moving the cloud, they are finding their biggest challenge isn’t technical. It’s people and culture. They simply do not have enough people with the right cloud skills to achieve their goals. We developed AWS Certification seven years ago, starting with the AWS Solutions Architect – Associate certification, in order to help […]

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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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5 steps to accelerate transformation and innovation in your organization

Transformation is a well-worn word these days. It means different things to different organizations. Frequently, transformation becomes about solving the most salient challenge facing the organization at that time and is often linked to a current pain point that’s been difficult to solve. I argue that transformation is much more than that. The real secret—and […]

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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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6 steps to build cloud fluency in your organization

Cloud computing has introduced a significant shift in how technology is obtained, used, and managed. It’s given organizations the ability to trade capital expense for variable expense, operate at massive economies of scale, make agile capacity decisions, increase organizational speed and agility, eliminate spend on data centers, and go global in minutes. No matter what […]

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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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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) Michael Fagan, CTO of Kmart Australia, speaks about his company’s investment in organization-wide cloud skills training for both IT and non-IT employees and its impact on their digital transformation goals. Retail customers in Australia and New Zealand expect a world-class experience, and Kmart Group aims […]

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