AWS Skills Guild

Develop a culture of learning to accelerate cloud adoption and digital transformation

Accelerate your cloud adoption with AWS Skills Guild

AWS Skills Guild is a consultative engagement designed to inspire organization-wide cloud adoption and unlock innovation. It accelerates the cultural and technological shifts necessary for transformation by helping develop and launch a bespoke cloud enablement initiative using the AWS Skills Guild framework. Each engagement uses cloud excitement, skills application, and community development to layer formal education with hands-on training activities – ultimately increasing cloud skill confidence and igniting a culture of continuous learning.

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You’re investing in the cloud—now it’s time to invest in your people

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Build excitement

Generate momentum and engagement for your cloud journey

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Enable cloud skills

Increase competence, confidence, and credibility across your organization

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Create cloud advocates

Develop a community of vocal champions who drive ownership

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Share knowledge

Enable your organization to drive cloud adoption

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Build and innovate

Upskill your workforce to attract, develop, and retain top cloud talent

AWS Skills Guild Customer Success Stories

Xero Customer Success Story (1:47)


Learn how Xero has partnered with AWS Skills Guild to upskill and enable its engineering communities through their KaiXen Guild. KaiXen uses a community enablement model that trains and empowers people at scale to support Xero’s vision to become a cloud native organization.

Xero is a New Zealand–based technology company that provides cloud-based accounting software for small and medium-sized businesses. It was founded in 2006 and it has 3.7 million subscribers using its products in over 180 countries.

Duke Energy Customer Success Story (1:59)

Duke Energy

Learn how Duke Energy has partnered with AWS Skills Guild to upskill and enable its workforce through their Could Voyagers guild. Cloud Voyagers uses a community enablement model that trains and empowers people at scale to support Duke Energy's vision to become a clean energy, cloud native organization.

Duke Energy, a Fortune 150 company headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., is one of America's largest energy holding companies. Their electric utilities serve 8.2 million customers.

Absa Customer Success Story (1:48)


Learn how Absa has partnered with AWS Skills Guild to upskill and enable its entire workforce by catering to different learning styles. By creating inclusive learning opportunities for people from across different organizations, Absa is empowering their people within and becoming a digitally powered bank.

Absa Group Limited, originally known as Amalgamated Banks of South Africa, is one of Africa’s largest diversified financial services groups with a presence in 15 countries and a majority shareholder of 11 banks across Africa.

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AWS Skills Guild overview

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Explore how AWS Skills Guild offers a tailored experience to help organizations build cloud skills and an innovative learning culture.

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