AWS Training and Certification Blog

Category: Thought Leadership

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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AWS’s Maureen Lonergan on overcoming barriers to cloud skills education

AWS Training and Certification is breaking down barriers to cloud education, giving learners and organizations across the globe the opportunity to learn straight from AWS experts. In this podcast episode, AWS Enterprise Strategist Jake Burns speaks with Maureen Lonergan, director of AWS Training and Certification. Their conversation focuses on how AWS Training and Certification offers […]

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Why training existing staff was critical to BP’s digital transformation

BP, a global oil and gas company operating in 79 countries, has 70,100 employees and saw revenues of $278 billion in 2019. The company finds and generates oil and gas; refines, manufactures, and markets it; and then delivers the energy through its 18,900 retail sites. BP is in the process of migrating two huge on-premises […]

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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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4 reasons to invest in entry-level cloud talent

At Amazon, we are “customer obsessed,” which means we work to understand the challenges our customers face and figure out how to solve them. For AWS, this often means building technical solutions for our customers, such as helping Siemens handle cyber threats, or supporting Netflix with nearly all of its computing and storage needs. But […]

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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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Accelerate cloud adoption by creating a cloud enablement engine

A Starter’s Guide to Building Skills Needed for Successful Cloud Enablement Engines Cloud training accelerates adoption by first enabling a core team of cloud experts within the enterprise and later, by scaling cloud proficiency to the entire organization. However, ensuring that cloud skills are adopted throughout the enterprise requires something more: the transformation of individual […]

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