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Orangetheory Fitness: transforming workouts through data excellence

Leveraging AWS technology, working with AWS experts and upskilling its team with AWS Training, Orangetheory Fitness enabled rapid growth and the introduction of new workout types based on data from millions of members for personalized, smarter workouts.

Featured image of the blog The BMW Group upskills 2,500 employees with Platform Academy, builds sustainable workforce in South Africa

The BMW Group upskills 2,500 employees with Platform Academy, builds sustainable workforce in South Africa

To redefine automotive innovation, the BMW Group is equipping itself for the future with the necessary tools and expertise for collecting, analyzing, and managing data. The company worked alongside AWS to launch an expansive learning program that upskilled more than 2,500 employees in data analytics, data science, and software development. A pivotal development was the establishment of the BMW Platform Academy with a focus on AWS Cloud skills, which empowered the company’s next generation of engineers.

New AWS skills initiatives help APAC get AI-ready

From Japan to Indonesia, and further south to New Zealand, organizations and individuals from diverse communities are actively embracing and integrating the latest and most advanced technologies, such as artificial intelligence (AI), to improve their lives and work. AWS Training and Certification is helping them build the skills they need to innovate today and tomorrow.

Compass UOL cloud job training program exclusively for AWS re/Start graduates in Brazil

Compass UOL, an Amazon Web Services (AWS) partner specializing in digital transformation services, has hired 14 graduates of the Brazil AWS re/Start program into the Compass Academy program. Compass Academy provides internships with on-the-job technical training, in areas such as cloud development, data engineering, machine learning, cyber security and DevSecOps, among others, with mentoring from Compass UOL professionals. In partnership with AWS, the company plans to add 50 new positions exclusively to AWS re/Start graduates in 2024.

New courses and certification updates from AWS Training and Certification in November 2023

In November, we launched 16 digital training products on AWS Skill Builder, including 9 new AWS Builder Labs and self-serve AWS Jam events in AWS Skill Builder subscription. For executives, we’ve added more digital training to help you build your knowledge of cloud – this time for small business owners and risk and compliance officers. For AWS Partners in technical roles, check out the major update to the classroom course AWS Partner: Advanced Migrating on AWS.

Unlocking the potential of neurodiverse talent

ITvitae, Rabobank, and AWS Training and Certification have joined forces in an initiative to bridge the gap between neurodivergent talent and the tech industry’s demands. This partnership focuses on providing specialized training, exemplified by the success of individuals like Rebecca de Jong, who graduated from ITvitae with two AWS certifications and transitioned into a technical role at Rabobank.

Rev up your career with AWS Partner Certification Readiness Programs

AWS Partner Certification Readiness programs are designed to help partner learners preparing for AWS Certification exams speed up their journey. Using a combination of live study sessions, which are also recorded and available on demand, online resources, optional AWS Builder Labs, and AWS Certification Official Practice Exams, it is specifically tailored to people who are looking to gain knowledge as quickly as possible and put it into action.

How VMware partnered with AWS to nurture a culture of sustainability

Learn how we helped VMware build a culture of sustainable software development practices, in particular working jointly to help the VMware Tanzu CloudHealth research and development team. Through training initiatives, foundational cultural adaptations, and AWS Well-Architected Framework guidance on their sustainable development and production workloads, we’ve helped Tanzu CloudHealth incorporate sustainable practices in their software development lifecycle. Their journey presents an example of how AWS, with partners like VMware, can help customers incorporate a culture of sustainability into engineering practices and product development.

New courses and certification updates from AWS Training and Certification in October 2023

In October, we launched 13 digital training products on AWS Skill Builder, including a new learning plan and digital badge for Migration, a new AWS Jam Journey for Game Serverless and Analytics, a free digital course to build generative AI skills with Amazon Bedrock, and a new 12-month, prescriptive virtual training program to build job-ready cloud developer skills called AWS Cloud Institute. And, AWS Cloud Quest: Cloud Practitioner is now available in Japanese.