A recently released IDC study talks about how the Cloud will deliver more than 70,000 jobs in Canada by 2015. Similarly, the D³: LIVE & INTERACTiVE special entitled Current IT Market Conditions and Hiring Trends in 2012 discussed the increasing need for developers to have Cloud Computing knowledge and skills here in Canada.
The Cloud is where our industry is heading and with so much opportunity on the horizon‚ now is the time to get onboard‚ stay ahead of the curve and invest in training. Whether you’re new to development or a seasoned developer, I’d like to invite you to attend a Windows Azure Developer Workshop in a city near you (or LIVE online if you prefer June 4). The workshop is a full day hands-on training workshop that will cover everything from basic Cloud Computing concepts to designing‚ developing‚ and deploying applications using Windows Azure. You will learn from experts in an interactive way and get hands-on time to apply what you’ve learned. You can find the workshop details including session information and what to bring with you here.
By the way, if you’re not currently using or don’t have plans to use Windows Azure in the near future, that’s just fine. The workshop is about developing new skills and career development. Have to convince your boss? Tell him or her you’re attending a cost-effective, training opportunity to support your career development!
Registration is free and seating is limited, so make sure you register as soon as possible to ensure your enrolment.
I look forward to seeing you at one of the workshops!