Month: December 2020

Goals Are Dreams with Deadlines: Completing Training Plans After the Due Date

You don’t have to give up your training goals when work gets hectic  Training Plans are powerful tools for learners and managers alike. With a Training Plan, you assign training to yourself or others and set a due date based...

/ December 29, 2020

The Positive Side of 2020: People — and Their Tech Skills — Are Everyone’s Priority

I am starting to write this while reading my message last year, and it definitely feels a bit weird considering what 2020 turned out to be for all of us. It’s been a very strange year for all of us...

/ December 28, 2020

Cloud Academy’s AWS re:Invent 2020 Recap & Highlights

Now that the dust has settled on re:Invent 2020 —  probably the most uniquely delivered AWS conference ever — we think it’s high time we get you a healthy recap of the top highlights from the three weeks. After all,...

/ December 24, 2020

Cloud Academy Receives G2’s Enterprise Leader Badges in Winter 2021 Reports

We want to say, “Thank you!” The G2 Winter 2021 Reports are out, and we are proud to announce that Cloud Academy was recognized in several categories. Every quarter, G2 highlights the top-rated solutions in the industry, as chosen by...

/ December 22, 2020

Give the Gift of Cloud Academy

Inspire someone who inspires you, and give them a gift that will keep on giving throughout the year and throughout their career. With your gift card to Cloud Academy, you can help someone dive deep into their technical education, getting...

/ December 21, 2020

Top 5 eCommerce Automation Tools for Marketing

AI and automation have become two buzzwords in almost every industry today. In fact, most innovative companies are readily investing in these technologies. Automation not only aids in better managing tasks such as sending emails to clients and customers, but...

/ December 21, 2020

Where Should You Be Focusing Your AWS Security Efforts?

Another day, another re:Invent session! This time I listened to Stephen Schmidt’s session, “AWS Security: Where we’ve been, where we’re going.” Amongst covering the highlights of AWS security during 2020, a number of newly added AWS features/services were discussed, including:...

/ December 17, 2020

From Schooling to Space: Eight Predictions on How Technology Will Continue to Change Our Lives in the Coming Year

2020 was a year unlike any other. Businesses large and small, governments new and old all had to completely change what they do and how they operate. Helping us to manage this dramatic change was technology. Whether it was Blackboard...

/ December 17, 2020

A Simple Guide to Understand User Roles in WordPress

When you install WordPress, it comes with a user role management system with five default user roles. Each user role has defined action & tasks to perform on the site. If you are the only person running the site, you...

/ December 11, 2020

AWS Lambda re:Invent Wrap-up Week 1

All the newest AWS Lambda announcements In the first week of re:Invent, there were a few interesting announcements for Lambda that we should take a moment to look at. A few of these have the potential to save some of...

/ December 11, 2020