KPMG breaks world file for views on a cloud schooling video
KPMG, a multinational skilled providers agency, has damaged the Guinness World Data title for probably the most views on a cloud know-how studying video on YouTube in 24 hours.
From midday on November 17 till midday November 18, 2,964 individuals watched the lesson video as a part of KPMG’s ‘Cloud Curious Problem’. Viewers included KPMG workers from nations across the globe, such because the US, Barbados, the Netherlands, Spain, and extra.
Colleges across the UK have been additionally a part of the file try, with 10,490 pupils from secondary colleges in areas of low social mobility getting concerned, together with Bradford, Oldham, and Stoke-on-Trent.
For each individual that took half within the try, KPMG is donating £1 to the corporate’s new charity companion, Marie Curie, making for a complete donation of £13,454.
This world file, which was achieved in partnership with Google Cloud, isn’t KPMG’s first. In 2020, the agency broke the Guinness World Data title for the most individuals collaborating in a web based pc programming lesson inside 24 hours, elevating funds for the agency’s then charity companion the NSPCC.
Lisa Heneghan, chief digital officer at KPMG UK, commented: “We’re extremely happy with this new Guinness World Data title and the sum of money raised for Marie Curie, however that is solely the tip of the iceberg.
“The cloud abilities hole is an actual drawback that has the potential to stunt digital transformation and enterprise progress sooner or later. Expertise is ever extra vital to the best way that we work and reside and the corresponding tech abilities are important for our future working lives.”
Based on a examine by 451 Analysis, 90% of IT determination makers say that their companies are missing cloud abilities, and our rising dependence on digital applied sciences will solely serve to widen this expertise hole.
KPMG designed this file try to spotlight this subject and provides everybody within the agency, in addition to college youngsters, the possibility to be taught extra about cloud know-how and the way it connects individuals and companies.
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