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Bye-bye MCSA: What Microsoft’s massive certification shakeup means to your IT career

Microsoft is shifting to role-based credentials centered on the cloud, and is retiring its MCSA, MCSE, MCSD, and on-premises, technology-based certifications. Here’s what you need to know.

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13 IT skills paying the highest premiums today

From DevSecOps to cryptography, these 13 IT skills grew the most in market value over the past year, according to data from Foote Partners.

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Top 9 data engineer and data architect certifications

Data engineers and data architects are in high demand. Here are the certifications that will give your career an edge.

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Creating net-new tech talent during the worst talent shortage we’ve seen

As U.S. companies see a surge in tech investments, they must look at new ways to develop domestic tech talent to support heavy demand

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10 IT certs paying the highest premiums today

Looking for the next hot IT certification to add to your resume? According to data from Foote Partners, these 10 IT certifications increased the most in value in the past year.

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Finding the ideal board readiness program (and why you need one)

When it comes to landing a board role, who you know matters just as much as what you know. Board readiness programs should help you with both.

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How (and why) great CIOs lead through teaching

Accidental learning delivers accidental results. Here's how six CIOs avoid that trap by leading through teaching.

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6 steps to successful SaaS renewal negotiations

It's no secret that preparation is key to successful contract negotiations, but SaaS renewals come with their own set of challenges. What are you doing to prepare for negotiation success?

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Microsoft 365 certification: Skills and training to advance your career in the cloud

Microsoft’s cloud productivity suite enables employees to work from anywhere. These Microsoft 365 certs can give you the training and skills to move your career forward.

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Reskilling revolution: Enterprises accelerate remote learning amid pandemic

To keep ahead of the digital curve, Shell, S&P Global and BMW are embracing MOOCs to train staff in emerging technologies.

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5 tips for remote IT onboarding

If you’re hiring during the pandemic, onboarding can be tricky. IT leaders share advice for developing a secure, seamless onboarding process for new IT hires at a distance.

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10 professional organizations focused on diversity in tech

BIPOC communities have long been grossly underrepresented in IT. These 10 professional organizations aim to help close the diversity gap in tech by empowering BIPOC tech pros.

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7 attributes to look for in a deputy IT leader

The CIO has become pivotal — and demanding. But having a trusted No. 2 can help ease the pain. Here's how to find the best second-in-command.

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15 hot tech skills getting hotter -- no certification required

Employers are apt to invest more often in cash premiums for noncertified tech skills compared to certifications. Here are a few they’re coveting the most now and going forward.

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The 15 most valuable IT certifications today

Looking for a leg up in your IT career? Here are the most valuable IT certifications you can earn to boost your salary in 2020.

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The most valuable cloud computing certifications today

Looking for an edge in today’s IT job marketplace? Benchmark your cloud computing knowledge and skills with one or more of these highly regarded cloud computing certifications.

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The path forward requires empathy and transparency in leadership

We find ourselves in unprecedented times with a global pandemic and a heightened state of civic and social unrest that has exposed systematic inequalities along racial and socioeconomic lines. The impact on businesses has been...

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How CIOs create and drive new ways of engagement

How do business leaders help employees and customers thrive when they are stressed, fearful and longing for authentic human connections?

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