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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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Introducing new machine learning training series on Twitch: save the date

Do you want to build an application with artificial intelligence (AI) but don’t know how to get started with Machine Learning (ML)? Join AWS expert hosts Jon Dion and Kirsten Dupart for a new Twitch show called AWS Power Hour: Machine Learning from AWS Training and Certification. This blog outlines when the series will stream, […]

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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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Kmart Group: Delivering a better customer experience through future-ready employees and infrastructure

Contributed by Michael Fagan, chief technology officer, Kmart Group (Australia) Michael Fagan, CTO of Kmart Australia, speaks about his company’s investment in organization-wide cloud skills training for both IT and non-IT employees and its impact on their digital transformation goals. Retail customers in Australia and New Zealand expect a world-class experience, and Kmart Group aims […]

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10 tips to study for the AWS Certified Security – Specialty Certification

This blog post compiles 10 tips about the specific topics that candidates should master in order to take the AWS Certified Security – Specialty certification exam. The reader will have a better idea of what to expect during the exam, and how to be ready for it. The post is geared toward Security Engineers who […]

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AWS re/Start program announces first cohort in Australia

Today, we announced the launch of the first AWS re/Start program cohort in Australia—our first cohort in Asia Pacific. It joins our AWS re/Start cohort locations across Europe and North America to help individuals around the globe launch cloud careers. With more than one million Australians predicted to be unemployed during the first half of […]

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Use your AWS Certification expertise as an AWS IQ expert

By day, James Barney is a Principal Cloud Enablement Engineer for a financial services company. On the nights and weekends, he is an AWS IQ expert, helping customers set up and scale out solutions on AWS. In both roles, James works to understand the business case behind a cloud initiative. He uses his AWS skills […]

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Creating a culture of learning: a conversation with Slalom

AWS Training and Certification’s Steve Hall interviewed Rebecca Gentile, Global Alliance Enablement Director at Slalom.                 Introduction to Slalom Slalom is a modern consulting firm focused on strategy, technology, and business transformation. With offices in 35 cities around the world, they enable organizations to truly operate a global […]

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How AWS Partner Accreditation can advance your AWS knowledge and your APN Partner tier

Gartner estimates insufficient cloud infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) skills could result in migration delays by two years or more. To effectively support the digital transformation initiatives of your organization and its customers, it is more important than ever to stay up-to-date on emerging cloud technologies and best practices. Amazon Web Services (AWS) Training and Certification offers free […]

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