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Product News: Announcing Cloud Academy Exams, Improved Filtering, Navigation, and More

At Cloud Academy, we’re obsessed with creating value for the organizations who trust us as the single source for the learning, practice, and collaboration that enables a culture of cloud.
Today, we’re excited to announce the general availability of several new features in our Content Library and user Dashboard, including a new skill assessment capability, Cloud Academy Exams.
Our new features will make it easier for your teams to acquire new skills, measure progress and performance, and schedule what to learn next. Let’s take a closer look at some of these new features.

A New Content Library

The Content Library is the starting point for driving your transformation to cloud-first and multi-cloud. Through Learning Paths, Hands-on Labs, Video Courses, Quizzes, and Exams, your teams gain the knowledge and hands-on experience needed to build expertise and operate across the cloud ecosystem.
In addition to continued improvement to load time, you’ll notice the library has received several enhancements that make navigation and discovery a better user experience.

Improved Filtering & Navigation

Dive deeper into AWS, Azure, or any Cloud Ecosystem content to choose the type of content (Learning Path, Lab, Course, Quiz, Exam) and further refine your selection by difficulty level and topics like security, storage, and more.
AWS Content Library October 2017

New training content collections get you to what matters most, faster

Explore new content collections based on training that you’ve already completed or based on the content that is trending on Cloud Academy.

Trending Content

Trending Content October 2017


The user Dashboard is where each session of learning begins. We’re pleased to add Bookmarks to the list of the personalization features announced for the Dashboard so far this year (Content Recommendation, Progress View, and Smart Assistant).

Bookmarks now allow you to flag content for later and build your own training playlist
Set your path for continuous learning by bookmarking the Quizzes, Learning Paths, or other content that you would like to learn next.
Bookmark October 2017
Check your progress at a glance by hovering over a given card in the library
Easily monitor your overall progress at a glance, and stay motivated by tracking your performance in the Quiz sessions you take in Test Mode.
Check Progress Content Library

Announcing Cloud Academy Exams

Finally, we’re very excited to announce Exams, an effective way to assess your team’s cloud computing skills and understand critical areas where to invest in training. Exams are modeled on a certification-style testing environment, with the same areas of emphasis, number of questions, and time allotted to complete each exam. Exams are now available to all subscribed users who aren’t in a trial period.
Exams Content Library 2017

Exams content Library 2017

Written by

Davide Malagoli

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