Wipro Releases AWS Skills Guild Program, Wipro Step Up

Arun Kumar Melkote, VP & Practice Head, Wipro FullStride Cloud Services, Wipro
“The AWS Skills Guild program underscores our commitment to upskilling our employees so they can deliver better value and outcomes for our clients,” said Arun Kumar Melkote, VP & Practice Head, Wipro FullStride Cloud Services, Wipro.

“The AWS Skills Guild program underscores our commitment to upskilling our employees so they can deliver better value and outcomes for our clients,” said Arun Kumar Melkote, VP & Practice Head, Wipro FullStride Cloud Services, Wipro.At AWS re:Invent 2022, the multinational technology services and consulting firm Wipro will officially debut its new Skills Guild with AWS offering. The AWS Skills Guild is a comprehensive enablement program for big businesses that helps them develop their cloud expertise through the seamless integration of AWS learning opportunities. The AWS Skills Guild architecture will be used by Wipro Step Up to change how workers interact with clients during their AWS Cloud experiences.

“As the world continues to evolve and cloud becomes the foundation for business success, we are doubling down on our strategic partnerships to advance our clients’ business goals and help them drive new competitive advantage in a rapidly changing world,” said Jason Eichenholz, Senior Vice President and Global Head of Ecosystems and Partnerships, Wipro Limited. “Our Skills Guild builds on our existing cloud capabilities and deepens our AWS competencies to help clients drive accelerated ROI from AWS Cloud investments.”

The AWS Skills Guild will provide technical specialists throughout Wipro with the AWS Cloud competences required to foster deeper interaction with clients, building on Wipro FullStride Cloud Services’ cloud domain experience. The initiative would change how Wipro workers interact and work together with clients, assisting them in creating businesses that are future-proof and driving continual innovation on the AWS Cloud.

Large-Scale AWS Training Initiative

“Cloud adoption helps a business grow, scale, and innovate with increased agility, and drives a culture shift impacting departments across an organization,” said Maureen Lonergan, Vice President of Training and Certification, AWS.Wipro is creating a culture where skilled employees have the confidence to innovate faster, experiment more, turn customer needs into technical solutions, and drive broad scale digital transformation across the business.”

The Step Up AWS Skills Guild’s first phase will begin in December 2022 and eventually be implemented for all employees, greatly increasing the proportion of workers who hold AWS Certifications.

“We are thrilled to collaborate with AWS on this large-scale training initiative, which will help our employees drive organization-wide cloud fluency and help us deepen our engagement with clients to better align with their changing needs,” said Arun Kumar Melkote, Vice President & Practice Head, Wipro FullStride Cloud Services, Wipro. “At Wipro, we aim to foster a culture of continuous learning, and the AWS Skills Guild program underscores our commitment to upskilling our employees so they can deliver better value and outcomes for our clients.”