Attend an intensive three-day bootcamp that mixes strategy and ‘delivery how-to’ derived from our own customer implementation and migration projects.

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AWS Professional Services Delivery Best Practices Bootcamp is designed to enable APN Premier and Advanced Consulting Partners to develop and extend professional services competencies for AWS customer implementations. Led by AWS Professional Services, this intensive 3-day bootcamp mixes strategy and ‘delivery how-to’ derived from our own customer implementation and migration projects. This bootcamp is intended for technical practice leaders and individuals who are responsible for professional services implementation and delivery for AWS customers. In this bootcamp, we expose you to our delivery framework and methodology, share deep levels of architectural patterns, and provide frameworks for TCO comparison, Time to ROI, migration assessments and tools, security optimization, and much more. Note, this class is not a discussion about new AWS services, products, or roadmaps.

This course teaches you how to:

  • Leverage Professional Services for sales and delivery
  • Understand the AWS Cloud Adoption Framework
  •  Perform an effective TCO analysis
  • Identify use cases, reference architectures, and best practices for enterprise deployments
  • Understand migration strategies, methodologies, and tools
  • Architect a foundational design for an enterprise deployment with security controls and risk mitigations
  • Perform migrations
  • Run hybrid architecture using metering, chargeback, and showback
  • Application discovery, prioritization, and roadmap development
  • Design for application optimization

Because this class is interactive, class size is limited to professionals with at least an Associate level AWS certification. This course is intended for:

  • Technical or professional service practice leaders at APN Premier and Advanced Consulting Partners
  • Individuals responsible for professional services implementation and delivery at APN Premier Consulting Partners

We require that attendees of this course have the following prerequisites:

  • At least one Associate level AWS Certification (AWS Certified Solutions Architect, AWS Certified Developer, or AWS Certified SysOps Administrator)
  • At least six months of AWS implementation and delivery experience
  • Completion of provided reading material before the class

This course is delivered through a mix of instructor-led presentations and interactive exercises.

3 days

This course is a combination of presentations, team exercises, and freeform discussions. It covers the following core topics and flexible add-in topics that are of particular interest to your global region:

Day 1

  • Introductions and Expectations
  • Role of Professional Services in AWS Customer Implementations
  • IT Transformation concepts
  • Conducting a Cloud Discovery Workshop
  • TCO Model and Best Practices
  • Network Architectures and Enterprise Connectivity
  • Team Exercise #1

Day 2

  • Security and Compliance
  • Account Set-Up
  • Migration Planning and Execution
  • Designing Optimized Applications
  • Team Exercise #2

Day 3

  • Database Migrations
  • DevOps
  • Getting Past a Stalled Effort
  • Cloud Operations Best Practices
  • Lessons Learned and Wrap-Up