AWS Training and Certification Blog

4 ways VNR used training and certification to advance its cloud innovation

Contributed by Marc Müller, head of data at VNR. VNR is a Germany-based specialty publishing house founded in 1976, that has published more than 300 volumes in law, investment, health, and workplace environments. It provides customers with expert information, services, online communities, and portals, as well as training and conferences. As the company grew, groups […]

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Don’t miss the final episode of our machine learning series on Twitch

We can hardly believe it, but this week marks the season finale of our AWS Power Hour: Machine Learning series! I’m sure you’ll agree the time has flown by. We hope you’ve tuned in and had a blast! You can get caught up on the series by viewing the recorded streams, or just jump in […]

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A conversation with World Wide Technology: building for the future by closing cloud skills gaps

AWS Training and Certification’s Steve Hall, Head of Global Partner Marketing, interviewed Michael Johnson, Director of Cloud Strategy and Business Development at World Wide Technology Introduction to World Wide Technology World Wide Technology (WWT) is a technology service provider and an AWS Partner Network (APN) Advanced Consulting Partner. WWT is one of the preeminent data […]

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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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Explore new machine learning insights on episode 6 of Twitch AWS Power Hour

If you’ve been following along with our AWS Power Hour: Machine Learning series, you know our hosts are obsessed with some pretty specific topics (aliens and maple syrup?!). But you also know we’re more than half way through the season! You can catch the recorded streams to get caught up, or just jump in with […]

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New Introduction to Blockchain digital course for technical and non-technical learners

We are pleased to announce the availability of the first blockchain course from AWS Training and Certification. The course, Introduction to Blockchain, is a free, on-demand, 60-minute digital course for both technical and non-technical learners. What is blockchain Blockchain is a distributed database technology that enables peers to confidently store and share data with each […]

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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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Check out episode 5 for more machine learning fun on Twitch

Last week marked the fourth episode of AWS Power Hour: Machine Learning series, but if you’re still catching up, it’s not too late to catch the previous episodes via the recorded streams! And make sure you join us for episode 5 this Thursday, August 20 at 4 p.m. PST on Twitch. What’s on deck this […]

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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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