AWS Training and Certification Blog

AWS re/Start graduate series: “AWS Cloud? I got this!”

Guest author, AWS re/Start graduate from Amsterdam, Vanity B. AWS re/Start trains a diverse set of learners in 14 cities across six countries for entry-level cloud positions and connects graduates with local employers. Each AWS re/Start cohort is 12-weeks and focuses on building AWS Cloud skills for unemployed, underemployed, and transitioning populations to support a […]

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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 re/Start brings cloud skills development to Toronto, Canada

AWS re/Start has created its first program cohort in Canada. The AWS re/Start program in Ontario is delivered in collaboration with Youth Employment Services (YES), a non-profit employment agency that helps low-income and vulnerable youth in the Toronto area and beyond find and maintain employment. With nearly 813,000 young Canadians (age 15-24) displaced from their […]

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Surprise! Bonus episode of AWS Power Hour: Machine Learning

We are excited to announce that AWS Power Hour: Machine Learning is back (sooner than expected) with a bonus 8th episode! If you missed the 7-episode series earlier this summer, you can catch all the episodes via recorded streams, and mark your calendar for Episode 8 next Thursday, September 24 at 4 p.m. PST on […]

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The rising role of the product manager, and how to build the in-demand skills

Nancy Wang, founder and CEO of Advancing Women in Product (AWIP) and Nancy Gessler, senior manager of Learning Products, AWS Training and Certification, spoke about their work together in the new course, Real-World Product Management specialization. The goal of AWIP is to help women and minorities get the skills, training, and support to advance into […]

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Advance your AWS Media Services skills with two new digital courses

Are you interested in learning about the daily operations of media services? Ever considered creating high-quality video for broadcast or video-on-demand? We’ve released two new courses that can help you: AWS Elemental MediaLive Primer and AWS Elemental MediaConvert Primer. Each 60-minute, intermediate level course includes short, 10-30 minute modules, making it easier for you to […]

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Slay imposter syndrome while prepping for AWS Certification exams

Author’s note: In the spirit of helping empower cloud-builders everywhere, I present the strategy that I use when trying to conquer any new obstacle. Whether an AWS Certification, a life goal, or any other endeavor, this approach focuses on high-level strategies and processes. For certification exams in particular, the tactical subject-matter preparation will change over […]

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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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