Google Cloud Digital Leader Training

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Google Cloud Digital Leader Training

Author: Google Cloud

The Cloud Digital Leader training consists of four courses designed to give you foundational knowledge about cloud technology and data. This training also offers an overview of

  • General cloud knowledge
  • General Google Cloud knowledge
  • Google Cloud products and services
  • Digital transformation, data, and AI/ML
  • Modernizing company IT infrastructure and applications
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  • Recall fundamental cloud terminology and identify Google Cloud products and solutions that support digital transformation.
  • Explain how cloud technology and data can be leveraged to innovate within organizations
  • Identify key change patterns and Google Cloud products for infrastructure and application modernization.
  • Describe contributing factors to the success of cloud operations and security.

Pre-requisites

None

Google Cloud Digital Leader Training

Gain foundational literacy about cloud and digital transformation. Increase your cloud confidence so you can speak with colleagues in technical cloud roles and contribute to informed cloud-related business decisions. You will need approximately 10 hours to complete this training.

Introduction to Digital Transformation with Google Cloud

by Google Cloud

Jul 21, 2021 / 1h 23m

1h 23m

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Description

What is cloud technology or data science? More importantly, what can it do for you, your team, and your business?

If you want to learn about cloud technology so you can excel in your role and help build the future of your business, then this introductory course on digital transformation is for you.

This course defines foundational terms such as cloud, data, and digital transformation. It also explores examples of companies around the world that are using cloud technology to revolutionize their businesses. The course provides an overview of the types of opportunities and challenges that companies often encounter in their digital transformation journey and aligns them with the Google Cloud solution pillars. But digital transformation isn't just about using new technology. To truly transform, organizations also need to be innovative and scale an innovation mindset across the organization. The course offers best practices to help you achieve this.

Table of contents
  1. Introduction
  2. Why Cloud Technology Is Revolutionizing Business
  3. Digital Transformation with Google Cloud
  4. Scaling the Innovation Mindset
  5. Summary

Innovating with Data and Google Cloud

by Google Cloud

Sep 14, 2021 / 1h 24m

1h 24m

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Cloud technology on its own only provides a fraction of the true value to a business; When combined with data–lots and lots of it–it has the power to truly unlock value and create new experiences for customers. In this course, you'll learn what data is, historical ways companies have used it to make decisions, and why it is so critical for machine learning. This course also introduces learners to technical concepts such as structured and unstructured data. database, data warehouse, and data lakes. It then covers the most common and fastest growing Google Cloud products around data.

Table of contents
  1. Introduction
  2. The Value of Data
  3. Data Consolidation and Analytics
  4. Innovation with Machine Learning
  5. Summary

Infrastructure and Application Modernization with Google Cloud

by Google Cloud

Jul 20, 2021 / 1h 15m

1h 15m

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Many traditional enterprises use legacy systems and applications that often struggle to achieve the scale and speed needed to meet modern customer expectations. Business leaders and IT decision makers constantly have to choose between maintenance of legacy systems and investing in innovative new products and services.

This course explores the challenges of an outdated IT infrastructure and how businesses can modernize it using cloud technology. It begins by exploring the different compute options available in the cloud and the benefits of each, before turning to application modernization and Application Programming Interfaces (APIs). The course also considers a range of Google Cloud solutions that can help businesses to better develop and manage their systems, such as Compute Engine, App Engine, and Apigee.

Table of contents
  1. Introduction
  2. Modernizing IT Infrastructure with Google Cloud
  3. Modernizing Applications with Google Cloud
  4. The Value of APIs
  5. Summary

Understanding Google Cloud Security and Operations

by Google Cloud

Sep 14, 2021 / 1h 18m

1h 18m

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This course examines cost management, security, and operations in the cloud. First, it explores how businesses can choose to maintain some or none of their own infrastructure by purchasing IT services from a cloud provider. Next, it explains how the responsibility of data security is shared between the cloud provider and the business, and explores the defense-in-depth security built into Google Cloud. Finally, it covers how IT teams and business leaders need to rethink IT resource management in the cloud and how Google Cloud resource monitoring tools can help them to maintain control and visibility over their cloud environment.

Table of contents
  1. Introduction
  2. Financial Governance in the Cloud
  3. Security in the cloud
  4. Monitoring Cloud IT Services and Operations
  5. Summary