COVID-19 Update Bespoke Training 16th March 2020

Following is a quick update on Bespoke Training’s schedule in light of the rapidly changing circumstances related to COVID-19 (Coronavirus).

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Cloud training is essential if your organisation is one of the many considering a Cloud-First strategy. According to IDC’s Cloud View Survey, 70% of CIOs identified themselves as having this kind of strategy.

Over the next couple of years, even more organisations will move toward working completely in the cloud. Companies like Netflix and Time Inc. already do, having adopted aggressive Cloud-First strategies.

Moving to cloud is about more than technology though. Organisations need employees with a deep technical understanding of cloud.

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It should be no secret that having technical AWS skills leads to career advancement.

We are in the middle of a cloud skills shortage and good cloud skills are in short supply. According to research carried out by Global Knowledge, 70% of IT decision makers reported that their teams have skills gaps.

By investing in AWS training and certification you can position yourself as part of the solution and reap the rewards that come with it.

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Welcome to our monthly round-up of the latest Cloud News. Every month we’ll take a look at some of the most recent stories in IT, updates to AWS Cloud and cloud computing in general.

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Executives and Cloud-First go hand in hand.

Getting business leaders excited about Cloud-First is a critical step in your journey to cloud. For organisations that currently run their own data centre, making this shift is a significant digital transformation project.

To pull it off, you’ll need more than just the latest technology and the enthusiasm of your IT staff. You’ll need an invested business sponsor. At the end of the day, any successful long-term project is always driven by a senior executive.

In this blog we’ll explore how to get senior executives interested in your Cloud-First vision. We will also take a look at the advantages their involvement brings.

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For Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents, it’s important to understand how to claim CITREP+. Correctly following the claim procedure can result in funding support for as much as 70-90% of the cost of your course.

IMDA has collaborated with Bespoke Training to offer professional development technology courses and professional certifications. All of this training is eligible for CITREP+.

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Welcome to our monthly Cloud News round-up. Every month we’ll take a look at some of the biggest stories in IT, updates to AWS Cloud and cloud computing in general.

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CITREP+ Funding Support is a program by the Singaporean government to assist entry-level and mid-career IT professionals enhance their ICT skills.

This article will equip you with a broad understanding of CITREP+ Funding Support and how Bespoke Training can help you take advantage of Government funding support. We’ll run you through how Funding Support can assist you to gain AWS Cloud certification, who is eligible, and how the application process works.

Alright, let’s get started.

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Welcome to AWS Technical Essentials & AWS Business Essentials, the first article in our Course Spotlight series. Each of these articles will help you get acquainted with one (or in this case two) of the AWS training courses we offer. You’ll get a better idea of what the featured course covers, the skills you’ll learn and the job roles that benefit from taking it.

AWS Technical Essentials Training and AWS Business Essentials Training are the first step for those beginning their cloud journey. They introduce students to AWS products and services, presenting them as solutions. Both these courses share significant overlap, so we thought it would be easiest to cover them together.

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In a Cloud-First transformation the question for any app or workload isn’t “Why cloud?” it’s “Why not cloud?”. A Cloud-First strategy means that when you review existing processes or create new ones, you consider cloud based solutions before all others.

Shifting to Cloud-First doesn’t happen overnight though. It’s a long term digital transformation requiring planning, guidance and support from other leaders in your business. So, it helps to learn from those who have done it before.

Industry leaders like Time, Inc. and Netflix run their entire business in the cloud. All of them have made the journey from datacenter to cloud, and shown how to do it successfully. What they discovered can be distilled into 7 essential steps.

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