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Capgemini and AWS: Driving social sustainability through digital inclusion

Capgemini is partnering with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to address the digital divide through education and employability programs, emphasizing the importance of digital inclusion as part of its sustainabilitypledge. In this blog, Anurag Kumar Pratap, Capgemini’s Vice President & CSR Leader in India, discusses Capgemini’s collaboration with AWS re/Start program to train 1,800 learners in India for cloud-related careers by 2024.

New courses and certification updates from AWS Training and Certification in September 2023

This month we launched 16 digital training products on AWS Skill Builder, including six AWS Builder Labs—two of which focus on skills development for generative AI—and two new AWS Jam Journeys focused on security challenges from AWS re:Inforce 2023. We have a new AWS Certification exam, currently in beta: AWS Certified Data Engineer – Associate. For new-to-cloud learners, ages 18+, dive into a new six-course series to help you build professional skills. Plus, take advantage of the 7-day free trial of AWS Skill Builder Individual subscription.

Conquering a Mountain: 5 Tips to Pass AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional

Passing the AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional exam is like conquering a mountain. To successfully climb a mountain, you need to train. Passing this exam is no different. In this blog, I share my 5 tips to prepare for this challenging exam like you would if you were training to conquer hiking a mountain.

Skilling up in SaaS with AWS Training and Certification

As businesses aim to focus more on their core competencies, they increasingly turn to Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) to handle the undifferentiated heavy lifting. In today’s blog post, we will focus on the available training from AWS Training and Certification to help support you on your SaaS journey, how to familiarize yourself with the challenges of operating a SaaS business model, and how to think through these problems from the SaaS lens.

AWS Guild Tournament builds cloud skills and innovative customer solutions

The AWS Guild Tournament is a 12-week learning program delivered by AWS Training and Certification. Village Roadshow embarked on this gamified training experience with the aim of enabling their people to quickly build cloud knowledge through targeted foundational training courses, empowering teams to build resilient, secure, and highly available cloud solutions.

From chocolate sales to a career in cloud with training from AWS re/Start

When Olumuyiwa (Muyiwa) Kolayemi moved to the United States from Nigeria, he was unable to find work that matched his engineering background. Determined to succeed, he worked at the Boston Public Market to make ends meet. That’s when he found AWS re/Start, a free-to-the-learner, multi-week, workforce development training program that prepares individuals for careers in the cloud. Three years after starting the program, Muyiwa reflects on his journey to launch a cloud career.