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Tag: cloud fluency

AWS Partners: build your AWS knowledge with free training for sales professionals

We’re introducing a new digital training series called Solutions Training for Partners: Sales Best Practices to introduce sales professionals at AWS Partner organizations to cloud concepts and help support their business development. These 30-minute, fundamental courses also cover the AWS solutions that customers leverage most to innovate and transform their business, such as AWS analytics, […]

AWS Skills Guild empowers National Australia Bank staff with cloud innovation

The AWS Skills Guild is a comprehensive enablement program that helps large enterprises with their transformational objectives—both technical and cultural—by building cloud fluency across the business, including at the executive level, driving collaboration and partnership with the technologists and accelerating AWS adoption. Back in 2018, National Australia Bank (NAB) was one of the first organizations […]

Top Posts of 2020 on the Training and Certification Blog

We kicked off the AWS Training and Certification Blog in March of 2020 with the purpose of sharing news and updates about AWS Training, AWS Certification, and our cloud skills education programs—for learners of all skill levels. Our articles seek to keep you informed, whether you’re an individual who wants to grow your cloud knowledge […]

Create a restful API in episode 3 of AWS Dev Hour: Building Modern Applications

We’re jumping into our third week of AWS Dev Hour: Building Modern Applications on Twitch, but it’s not too late for you to join us. This eight-week, free training is built by developers, for developers, so you can take a hands-on approach to learning architecture practices and how to build cloud-native applications. Each weekly episode […]

New, free course builds knowledge of AWS cloud acquisition for non-IT professionals, executives

Businesses, governments, healthcare providers, nonprofit organizations, and educational institutions are increasingly looking to the AWS Cloud to help them develop new ways to engage and serve their customers. As a result, there’s a high and growing demand for staff with cloud-acquisition skills to effectively buy and manage the cloud resources and solutions they need—and it’s […]

re:Invent 2020 – Cloud skills training for everyone

Maureen Lonergan, global leader of AWS Training and Certification, was one of a handful of AWS leaders who presented during the 2020 re:Invent Leadership Series. This post summarizes her talk. Whether you’re starting a new cloud career, upskilling your team, or transforming your entire workforce, our programs empower the diverse builders of today and tomorrow […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]