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August, 2011


August 31, 2011  1:01 PM

Interesting CompTIA-Cisco Cross Promotion

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Take a look at this graphic, lifted straight from the CompTIA page in the "Expand Your Credentials" area on the Cisco Website: [caption id="attachment_1616" align="aligncenter"...

August 29, 2011  3:22 PM

Cisco Scores with Great ITIL Overview

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Vendor-sponsored certification programs often get the reputation of presenting the world from a cloistered (or at least one-sided) perspective. But the more you dig into certain programs, the more you learn that they do recognize that the world they serve is bigger than their organization, and that...


August 26, 2011  2:45 PM

Reminder: VCP 5 Exam Goes Live Monday (8/29/2011)

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Here it is, straight from the VMware Certified Professional (VCP) home page: [caption id="attachment_1601" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="VCP 5 Exam Registration is Now OPEN"]


August 24, 2011  2:36 PM

New Entry-Level Cisco Cert: Cisco Certified Technician (CCT)

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[caption id="attachment_1597" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Say Howdy to the new CCT"] Bookmark and Share     0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


August 22, 2011  4:50 PM

Resisting the Ineffable Allure of IT Freelancing

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Saw a great blog from Susan Harkins on freelancing this morning over at TechRepublic. It's entitled "10 things you shouldn't believe about freelancing" and its...


August 19, 2011  2:00 PM

What kind of cert info do YOU want or need?

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I've been brainstorming a bit lately with a long-time cert industry colleague, Anne Martinez, whose terrific Website (GoCertify.com) I have mentioned in 25 of my 400-plus blogs here (for my most recent accolades to that magnum opus see my August 1, 2011 blog entitled "   Bookmark and Share     0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


August 17, 2011  2:00 PM

MS Recerts Are Coming

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When I blogged back on July 27 about a Microsoft recertification survey ("Microsoft Seeks Recert Feedback"), I was already more than half-convinced that a new era of Microsoft...


August 16, 2011  12:14 AM

Anne Martinez of “GoCertify.com” Responds to My Glimmers of Improvement in IT Certification

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I opened my email last Friday morning to find this e-mail from Anne Martinez (the principal behind the fabulous GoCertify.com IT certification Website and nonpareil resource) in response to my recent blog at EdTittel.com entitled "


August 12, 2011  3:24 PM

Check Out the Cisco Data Center Specialist Certs

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If you visit Cisco's Data Center Specialist Certifications page, you'll see a pretty formidable list of 10 different Cisco Specialist level certifications there,...


August 10, 2011  1:44 PM

“Criminal Flash Mobs” Suggests New Social Media Monitoring Needs

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I heard a story on NPR this morning that sent chills down my spine, about the spontaneous looting episodes that have occurred recently in British cities such as London, Manchester, Birmingham, Nottingham, and others. At least part of the story came from an AP piece entitled "


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