Opinion and case studies on use, relevance and efficacy of IT and security certifications.
Wed, December 04, 2013 - The cybersecurity-focused SANS Technology Institute has received accreditation that will make it much easier for many students to receive tuition reimbursement from employers.
Wed, October 16, 2013 - Searching for a new IT position in a competitive market can be an uphill battle. One little mistake could cost you the opportunity. Read on to make sure you aren't making one of these commonly seen blunders in your job search.
Mon, September 02, 2013 - Microsoft plans to retire its Masters level certification exams by Oct. 1 this year, generating strong protests on blogs and community forums from IT professionals.
Mon, August 26, 2013 - The open source solutions provider is showing off demos of its forthcoming CloudForms 2.1 cloud management technology at VMworld in San Francisco. It also announced a new product that integrates Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization and Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server as well as a new training and certification program for OpenStack.
Mon, August 19, 2013 - A number of IT security skills certifications requiring candidates to pass exams have sharply gained in terms of demand and pay value, according to a new Foote Partners report.
Thu, May 16, 2013 - Healthcare IT is becoming one of the fastest growing areas in the job market as health service providers rush to get compliant and adopt new technologies.
Mon, May 06, 2013 - Director of IT at Clif Bar and Co. Gary Hensley answers questions about the value of certifications, transitioning to the security field and becoming a leader.
Tue, April 30, 2013 - Infosecurity education body (ISC)2 is collaborating with the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) to launch a new certification the pair hope will offer cloud security professionals an important benchmark for competence in the field.
Tue, April 02, 2013 - Using social media to market your business or collaborate internally means more than having a presence on Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+ and Facebook. To teach college students that lesson, Syracuse University adopted HootSuite University's certification program. Syracuse isn't alone: Social media certifications are a growing trend, but is a training course right for you?
Thu, March 07, 2013 - Employers will pay more for certified -- and experienced -- IT security pros, studies find.
Thu, February 21, 2013 - ITIL is growing in demand and some employers are paying a premium for certifications and experience in the best practices methodology, but the first question is what exactly is ITIL and is it right for you or your company?
Wed, December 19, 2012 - According to a recent IDC study, demand for cloud skills will increase at six times the rate of overall IT skills and the talent pool simply isn't big enough to accommodate the growth.
Mon, December 17, 2012 - The holidays are here again and with them come presents, resolutions and a time to reflect. With that in mind, here's a look back at the most popular career stories and tips of 2012.
Wed, November 07, 2012 - Are you considering hiring an IT consultant for that challenging project or new piece of equipment? These tips will help you know the questions to ask regarding legal issues and how to avoid common mistakes that companies make when bringing in outside help.