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September, 2012


September 28, 2012  7:42 PM

A Tale of Two Entry-Level, Vendor-Neutral Storage Certs



Posted by: Ed Tittel
IT careers

I was flipping through Anne Martinez' latest Certification Watch newsletter (Volume 15 #8) earlier this week, and read with some interest that Hitachi Data...

September 26, 2012  1:54 PM

MS Offers Free 70-417 Jump Start October 23-24: Register NOW!



Posted by: Ed Tittel
IT careers

Microsoft has been offering online "Jump Start" courses for popular certifications for some time now, and they've just announced a free two-day class for the

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September 24, 2012  2:12 PM

Does a Bullish Q4 Employment Survey Signify?



Posted by: Ed Tittel
IT careers

The Manpower Group has been conducting a quarterly hiring activity survey long enough to proffer a

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September 21, 2012  2:04 PM

TIFKAM vs. Windows Store: Where’s the Juice?



Posted by: Ed Tittel
IT careers

For the past week or so, I've been batting around an acronym for the Windows 8 default GUI. TIFKAM stands for "the interface formerly known as Metro," and is gaining currency in some circles as a way to talk about something that is still groping for a catchy name. Of course, Microsoft controls the...


September 19, 2012  5:45 PM

MCSA: Windows Server 2012 Exams Now Live



Posted by: Ed Tittel
IT careers

Thanks to Anne Martinez' latest GoCertify.com newsletter, I just learned that all three exams for the MCSA: Windows Server 2012 are now live, even though the MCSA page...


September 17, 2012  2:30 PM

CompTIA to Retire CTP+ at end of 2012



Posted by: Ed Tittel
IT careers

Thanks to a tweet...


September 14, 2012  3:04 PM

If the Fed Can Do QE3, Why Can’t the Feds Fund “Fiber Buildout?”



Posted by: Ed Tittel
IT careers

Ben Bernanke's announcement of a third round of bond buying by the Federal Reserve, also known as QE3, came as both no surprise to anybody and as a great relief to global markets, which have shot up this morning overseas by anywhere from 1.5 (Japan) to 3 (Korea) percent. When I heard this morning...


September 12, 2012  3:18 PM

Return of MS “Second Shot” at Cert Exams



Posted by: Ed Tittel
IT careers

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September 10, 2012  1:20 PM

New Challenges for Academia, New Opportunities for Learning



Posted by: Ed Tittel
IT careers

Thanks to a little free time this weekend, and a perusal of the Ars Technica "Editor's Picks," I stumbled across a terrific article by Kevin Carey from the September/October 2012 issue of Washington Monthly magazine entitled "

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September 7, 2012  3:54 PM

August Employment: Up, Down, and Sideways



Posted by: Ed Tittel
IT careers

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