AWS Training and Certification Blog

Category: Thought Leadership

Boosting digital skills training accessibility across APJ

Over the next decade, the cloud computing industry will be a steady source of new jobs as the world digitally transforms. However, a report commissioned by Amazon Web Services (AWS) shows that to keep pace with technological change, the number of workers applying digital skills in the Asia Pacific Japan (APJ) region will need to […]

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ICYMI: New courses, stories, and resources from AWS Training and Certification in November

Editor’s Note: Below is a summary of new courses, AWS Certification news, AWS Partner information, customer successes, and other updates from AWS Training and Certification for November 2021. Dive in and explore more training content, stories, and resources. New AWS Digital Training and AWS Classroom Training courses Experience interactive machine learning training with AWS and […]

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The business benefits of hiring early career cloud talent

This week, we celebrated National STEM Day, which is a day used to inspire children and young adults to pursue their passions in science, technology, engineering, and math. On this day each year, I like to pause and reflect on the work we’re doing for our customers, how we’re supporting the education of the next […]

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Come build and learn with us at AWS re:Invent

Editor’s Note: The health and safety of our customers, AWS Partners, and employees remains our top priority. All badge holders at AWS re:Invent must be fully vaccinated, which means that when they attend, it must be three weeks after a second dose in a two-dose series or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine. A record […]

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Empowering women in product management to build cloud skills

Advancing Women in Tech (AWIT), a global nonprofit that addresses representation gaps in tech leadership, sees the rapid movement to the cloud as an opportunity to upskill professionals into cloud roles and diversify the tech talent pipeline. Founded and led by real-world tech and cloud leaders who make hiring and promotion decisions at the largest […]

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Absa’s cloud champions lead company’s cloud transformation

Cloud is quickly becoming the norm for large companies, and the advantages go beyond the simple efficiencies of storing data outside traditional data centers. One company that recognizes this and is investing in the future of its organization with cloud is Absa Group Limited. Formerly Barclays Africa Group Limited, Absa is one of the largest […]

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Bendigo and Adelaide Bank in Australia unleashes its AWS Skills Guild

Bendigo and Adelaide Bank, Australia’s “better big bank,” services more than two million customers in more than 500 locations across Australia. In 2020, the bank unveiled its new cloud strategy. The strategy aligned its transformation investment with revenue growth with the intention to reduce complexity, build digital capability, and deliver new services for its banking […]

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Planning your cloud migration? Don’t overlook cloud education

There are as many reasons to move to the cloud as there are organizations considering it. The decision to migrate depends on how much infrastructure and data needs to be moved, what needs to be re-architected in a cloud-native technology, and what skills require development. As a result, every migration is different, with unique parameters, […]

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The thrill of “firsts”: Be a part of our cloud development community

I’ve always had an overwhelming passion for education. It’s the great equalizer and the most astonishing dream facilitator. Some may see training and certification as an exclusively outputs-based venture. For me, it’s more about the life-changing impact on individuals. I’m an educator, coach, mentor, and problem solver. Developers and those who build with technology fascinate […]

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Want to grow your business? Prioritize ongoing skills development

In nearly every industry, employees are looking for an encouraging environment with advancement opportunities. People want the room to learn and grow professionally. A key element in any organization’s strategy for employee engagement and business growth must be ongoing learning and development. However, for many organizations that face competing priorities and razor-thin budgets, providing non-essential […]

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