Hiring Tech Talent? How to Close Your Company’s Cloud Skills Gap
Most companies recognize the cloud skills gap, but aren’t sure what to do about it. Here’s what you can do to bridge that gap.
May 24, 2018
Google Acquisition Aims to Simplify Big Data Projects
Google Cloud analytics tools are well-regarded for their technology, but not necessarily for their ease of use.
May 18, 2018
Cloud Certifications Play Supporting Role in IT Hiring Decisions
Certifications that are specific to a particular cloud provider are a great way for IT professionals to grow their foundational knowledge, but they shouldn’t stop there.
May 15, 2018
5 Best Practices for a Successful Cloud Migration
Forrester estimates the total global public cloud market will reach $178B in 2018, up from $146B in 2017, and continues to grow at 22% CAGR.
May 14, 2018
Top 3 Steps to Take In Order to Fill the Tech Talent Gap
The market for hiring technology talent is extremely competitive these days due to the limited pool of qualified candidates.
May 10, 2018
Calculating Cloud Cost: 8 Factors to Watch
If you’re not careful and don’t regularly assess the impact of your usage, moving to the cloud could have a negative impact on your bottom line.
May 9, 2018
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This month our team of expert certification specialists released three new or updated learning paths, 16 courses, 13 hands-on labs, and four lab challenges! New content on Cloud Academy You can always visit our Content Roadmap to see what’s just released as well as what’s coming soon....
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Cloud Academy Ranks Highly Across G2 Spring 2021 Reports
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Micro-Blog 2 of 3 – Read These Before You Take the CKA: Hack. Time.
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Micro-Blog 1 of 3 – Read These Before You Take the CKA: Becoming the Bookworm
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All About Cloud Academy’s Free Tech Skills Bootcamp
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New Content: Focus on DevOps and Programming Content this Month
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The 12 Microsoft Azure Certifications: Which is Right for You and Your Team?
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