To maintain readiness in a fast-moving and technologically dynamic world, Soldiers, Army Civilians and contractors must be lifelong learners: committed to “learn, grow and achieve technically and tactically throughout their career, wherever they serve,” as the Army says.
The Global Enterprise Modernization Software and Services (GEMSS) program contributes to this perpetual training and development with access to a variety of training programs:
Cisco Networking Academy (NetAcad)
Cisco NetAcad is a comprehensive e-learning program providing web-based content, online assessment, student performance tracking, instructor training and support, and preparation for industry-standard certifications.
Under GEMSS, Soldiers, Army Veterans, Army Civilians and Army Contractors can gain foundational networking and cybersecurity skills through this program. NetAcad is especially recommended for:
Cisco Digital Learning (CDL)
CDL provides Intermediate and Advanced training for Army personnel with at least 3-5 years of experience. It includes five comprehensive technology libraries:
CDL Technical Knowledge Library (TKL), a collection of best practices, design guides and webinars on current topics, encompasses Cisco’s complete online technical training catalog, including hands-on labs, assessments, and analytics.
CDL is recommended for:
Note: The number of CDL licenses across the Army is limited and applications are subject to command approval and mission requirements.
Created July 9, 2021