With this year’s $1 billion infusion into the Technology Modernization Fund – and possibly more funding on the way – government agencies have the unique opportunity to get their workforce up to speed on the latest tools and technologies available. But what resources exist to help government leaders meet the workforce education mission?

Head over to MeriTalk UniversIT, where viewers can choose from six complimentary online courses – each an hour or less – to learn the latest in Federal cloud adoption, with concentrations in workload migration, security, and defense applications.

Here’s a look at courses currently available on MeriTalk UniversIT:

Cloud 101 – Enabling and Securing Government Digital Transformation features the basics on leveraging cloud technologies for digital transformation, migrating and securing workloads, and supporting remote and onsite workforces.

Building a Cloud Security Culture covers security from the bottom up, starting with the security capabilities of DevOps and how to integrate them, proceeding to security controls available on AWS, and finishing with a breakdown of how security responsibilities are shared between customers and partners.

Meeting the Mission at the Tactical Edge focuses on bringing cloud services to the network edge and ensuring that they are secure, compliant, and effective.

Internet of Military Things – A Deep Dive demystifies concepts of the Internet of Military Things (IoMT) with a focus on how to integrate IoT sensors across military base ecosystems. The course covers common challenges, insights from real-world installations, and how to leverage devices at the network edge.

Faster, Smarter, Stronger: Implementing AI/ML in Government covers how to leverage artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies to help agencies generate more value from their sprawling data assets. The course focuses on the benefits of automation, using advanced technologies to detect network anomalies and cyber threats and reduce waste, fraud, and abuse.

Dive into Data Lakes: Centralized Data Enables Mission Success explains the concept of data lakes, and how cloud services enable them and greatly increase the mission value of vast agency data sets. The course features how to embark on a data lake development, including setting infrastructure requirements and measurable outcomes.

Education is an investment that pays off for a lifetime, and it’s time to invest in yourself. Come join us at MeriTalk UniversIT for complementary courses that pay off – for you.


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John Curran
John Curran
John Curran is MeriTalk's Managing Editor covering the intersection of government and technology.