AWS Training and Certification Blog

Category: Announcements

ICYMI: April new courses, stories, and resources from AWS Training and Certification

Below is a summary of AWS Training and Certification news and updates for April 2021. Explore our training content, stories, and resources. Organizations investing in cloud skills development AWS Skills Guild is now available globally AWS Skills Guild is a comprehensive cloud skills enablement program for large organizations to accelerate their cloud-adoption journey and build […]

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AWS Power Hour: Cloud Practitioner series on Twitch returns April 26

Last year, we announced the launch of our first ever Get AWS Certified Global Challenge and its companion Twitch series, AWS Power Hour: Cloud Practitioner. We made these training resources free in order to help people all over the world develop the cloud skills that are needed in today’s workplace. Over 30,000 customers participated in […]

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Accelerating cloud outcomes through comprehensive skills enablement

It’s no secret that organizations around the globe are facing a shortage of talent with critical cloud skills, hampering their progress to achieve their cloud-adoption and digital-transformation ambitions. A survey from 451 Research shows that 85% of IT decision makers report shortages in cloud skills. There are simply not enough people with the knowledge, vision, […]

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Demand for cloud skills in APAC expected to triple by 2025: advice for workers looking to build skills

AlphaBeta, a strategy and economics firm, investigated the current and future state of digital skills in the APAC workforce. The AWS-commissioned report, “Unlocking APAC’s Digital Potential: Changing Digital Skill Needs and Policy Approaches,” analyzes the digital skills applied by workers in their jobs today and projects the digital skills required by workforces over the next […]

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Furthering your serverless skills with a new training course

Serverless enables you to build agile applications, so you can innovate and respond to change faster. With serverless computing, infrastructure-management tasks like capacity provisioning and patching are handled by AWS, so you can focus on only writing code that serves your customers. Services like AWS Lambda come with automatic scaling, built-in high availability, and a […]

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ICYMI: March new courses, stories, and resources from AWS Training and Certification

Below is a summary of AWS Training and Certification news and updates for March 2021. Explore our training content, stories, and resources. Skills Development Changing landscape of skills development during the pandemic How has the pandemic changed the landscape of organizational learning and development? Why are inclusion and diversity so important in technology training? How […]

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Spend a day with AWS experts, and learn how to build a data lake

Why build a data lake? Did you know that according to IDC, in the next three years we will produce more data than in the last thirty years combined? We’re not only producing more data than ever, we’re also producing real-time data that is streaming from a host of sources, like social media platforms and […]

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Join us for episode 8 of AWS Dev Hour: Building Modern Applications

It’s hard to believe we’ve arrived at the last episode of our eight-week AWS Dev Hour: Building Modern Applications series! Join us this Thursday, March 18, at 4:00 p.m. PST on the AWS Twitch channel. If you’re just hearing about the show, you can learn more about each episode and watch all previous episodes on […]

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CI/CD and AWS CodePipeline on episode 7 of AWS Dev Hour: Building Modern Applications

We’re down to two final episodes of AWS Dev Hour: Building Modern Applications on Twitch. Have you been joining? This free, live, and interactive series is designed for developers of all skill levels to gain hands-on experience building an end-to-end serverless application in the AWS Cloud. You can catch all previous episodes on demand and […]

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New and improved AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials course to build your AWS Cloud knowledge

Editor’s Note 5/3/2021: originally published 12/11/2020. Article has been updated to reflect availability of AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials course on Coursera and edX. Whether you’re watching a show on a video streaming service, depositing a check using your mobile device, participating in a virtual meeting, or even ordering a latte from a coffee shop, many […]

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