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IT certifications that can boost your business’s marketing efforts

Marketing and information technology often appear as two separate niches, but they are actually quite similar in many ways. These skills will give your marketing team an edge.

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Top 10 technology colleges and universities

Here are the top 10 schools for technology education based on data from U.S. News and World Report’s annual ranking of U.S. colleges and universities.

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Voodoo project management

You're fired! Bogus management mumbo jumbo doesn't get projects done. Project management is a complex set of real skills that you can't learn in a 35-hour class.

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Top 10 jobs in IT and engineering

Looking for a job in tech or planning to make a career change? Here is CareerCast's list of the top 10 jobs in IT and engineering in terms of salary, growth and market relevancy.

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10 highest-paying IT security jobs

IT security is of major concern to all organizations, and they're willing to pay to get top talent.

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After Mozilla inquiry, Apple untrusts Chinese certificate authority

Following a Mozilla-led investigation that found multiple problems in the SSL certificate issuance process of WoSign, a China-based certificate authority, Apple will make modifications to the iOS and macOS to block future certificates...

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When it comes to IT certifications, trust but verify

New research shows that organizations need to do a better job at verifying certification credentials if they want to benefit their value.

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Fed clamps down on for-profit schools

After the Department of Education found ITT Tech wasn't delivering on its promises, the for-profit college chain is the latest forced to close.

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Essential certifications for smart security pros

Expand your skills, know-how, and career horizons with these highly respected security certs

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Over 90% off Hollywood Art Institute Photography Course & Certification - Deal Alert

Anyone can point and shoot a camera, but few have what it takes to go pro. For $19.99, you can pick up the Hollywood Art Institute Photography Course & Certification and learn the skills used by industry pros to take beautiful shots...

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Do you really need a degree to break Into IT?

The IT industry has changed drastically over recent years, and as a result, so have the skills and experiences needed by organizations. No longer does a B.A. guarantee you success in the IT industry.

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9 best technology jobs in the U.S.

Looking to start or change your technology career? US News & World Report offers its ranking of the nine best technology jobs.

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10 top-ranked tech-focused MBA programs

Here are the top 10 technology MBA programs in America as ranked by US News & World Report.

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Is open source a clear path to success for new grads?

Open source is a great career direction for newly minted computer science and IT graduates. Here's why.

IT badges: A new path to better pay?

IT badges: A new path to better pay?

Skills-based mini-certs are gaining traction as a worthwhile way to round out your résumé

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New IoT security certification aims to make the world safer

Underwriters Laboratories new Cybersecurity Assurance Program (CAP) looks to certify Internet of Things products. Columnist Rob Enderle writes that these CAP certification will improve IoT security and help CIOs sleep better at night....

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Got cloud skills? Now you can get certified by the OpenStack Foundation

The new Certified OpenStack Administrator exam is designed to give cloud professionals a way to prove their worth while also helping employers identify qualified candidates.

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Are agile, DevOps and similar certifications worth it?

DevOps, continuous delivery, scrum and agile are all necessary skills in an IT-driven workplace. But how much can certifications in these areas really prove?

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