AWS Training and Certification Blog

Category: Best Practices

5 ways to increase AWS Certified employees in your organization

Partners with AWS Certifications have demonstrated their understanding of AWS best practices, architectures, and services. This enables them to recommend the most suitable solutions that align with the customer’s requirements and business goals. Learn 5 best practices for encouraging certification pursuits and retaining top talent, along with real-world examples from AWS Partners who have successfully adopted these methods.

Create a custom AWS Certification exam practice tool with Amazon Q Apps

Did you know you can harness the power of Amazon Q Apps to create your own personalized AWS Certification exam practice tool? We’ll show you how to use the generative capabilities of Amazon Q Apps to build a tailored study aid that adapts to your specific knowledge gaps and learning style. This tool can enhance your learning and confidence as you prepare for your next AWS Certification exam.

Plan and navigate your AWS Cloud career journey, no matter your starting point

Are you at an inflection point and exploring how you might transition to a career in cloud? Amazonians, Prasad Rao and Ashish Prajapati, recently co-authored a book, Cloud Career Journeys, and sought to tell the stories of individuals who started or advanced their cloud career in the hopes that it will help inspire you to get started or progress your own cloud career. Whether you’re apprehensive about a cloud career because you do not have any IT experience, or you’re not sure how to take your IT skills to the cloud, you may find a relatable learner journey to spark your own career change and progression.

How one learner grew his cloud and AI skills at AWS Skills Center

Learn how Steen Krogh Groennebaek transitioned into a career in cloud computing through free training at AWS Skills Center Seattle. From attending the free Cloud Exploration Day, to earning his AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Certification, Steen leveraged expert guidance, hands-on training, and networking opportunities to land a job and thrive in the cloud industry.

Use AWS Workshops to accelerate your learning of AWS

Learn how you can access AWS Workshops to build your AWS Cloud skills. AWS Workshops are free, self-guided tutorial experiences that give you hands-on experience with AWS services. Through technical step-by-step modules, created by teams at Amazon Web Services (AWS), any level of learner can build an understanding of AWS Cloud concepts along with practical skills and techniques.

Use Amazon CodeWhisperer to advance your cloud knowledge

Amazon CodeWhisperer is a revolutionary artificial intelligence (AI)-powered productivity tool that improves developer productivity and can serve as an accelerated learning path for cloud computing. Amazon CodeWhisperer uses machine learning (ML) to provide intelligent code suggestions in an integrated development environment (IDE). In this blog, we’ll explore three practical ways developers and cloud architects can use Amazon CodeWhisperer as an educational catalyst in their cloud learning journey.

Unleash cloud innovation with the power of entry-level talent

Kevin Kelly, director of AWS Cloud Institute, dives into the burgeoning demand for cloud skills and the pivotal role entry-level talent plays in addressing the industry’s pressing needs. Drawing from the Enterprise Strategy Group’s findings, Kelly emphasizes the transformative impact of nurturing and investing in entry-level cloud professionals alongside seasoned experts and how this approach in helping organizations thrive.

Learn AWS Cloud skills based on your unique learning style

There is no “one-size-fits-all” technique to learning cloud technologies. You may rely on visual and auditory learning, and someone else may be more of a kinesthetic learner. AWS provides multiple avenues for you to train up, and this blog post aims to guide you toward resources that help you build your AWS Cloud skills based on your unique learning style.

Building your machine learning skills from zero

Navigating the tech landscape without a traditional computer science background has been a challenging, yet rewarding, journey. Approximately two years ago, I was preparing to take the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam. In this blog, I’ll share my non-traditional journey into a career in tech and how this path led me to explore the world of machine learning (ML), including advice and resources for those wanting to make the leap.