AWS Training and Certification Blog

Tag: cloud skills

New training helps build skills for AWS cost management

In a 451 Research survey, 80 percent of respondents acknowledged having a poor understanding of financial management as it relates to cloud costs. These same respondents acknowledged this lack of understanding resulted in a negative impact on their business, including deceleration of cloud adoption, slower innovation, decreased quality of service, underutilized resources, and increased costs. […]

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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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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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Why Virtual Training Is (and Isn’t) Completely Different

Telecommuting, work-shifting, flexible workspace, teleworking, mobile work, working from home– these are ever-evolving modalities that have existed in some form or another since the advent of the personal computer. Many tasks that at one time required an in-office presence are rapidly being moved to virtual contexts. Cloud adoption has always natively been office-less, but one […]

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Cloud skills are in demand: Share your AWS Certification achievement

Today, we are announcing enhancements to our AWS Certification digital badges to make it even easier to share certification achievements and be recognized by your employer and peers for AWS Cloud skills. AWS Certification helps you build credibility and confidence by validating your cloud skills with industry-recognized credentials. We provide digital badges as a benefit […]

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Addressing the cloud talent drought alongside AWS with online learning

By Leah Belsky, Chief Enterprise Officer at Coursera  As the Fourth Industrial Revolution unfolds around the world, it is disrupting the nature of jobs and the skills that underpin them. The World Economic Forum predicts that the core skills required to perform most roles will change by more than 42 percent by 2020, meaning that […]

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Building cloud skills with AWS Training and Certification

I’m delighted to introduce the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Training and Certification Blog! Our goal with this blog is to give you insights about AWS Training and Certification (T&C) offerings, industry insights, and best practices so you can grow your cloud skills. I’d love to give you some quick insight into how AWS T&C came […]

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