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March, 2014


March 31, 2014  8:22 PM

A Last Hurrah: It’s Been a Good Run, But…

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Dear Readers: It's been my great pleasure and privilege to have worked on this blog since August 4, 2008. Over that period, I've posted 782 times here (including this post) for an average of 11.5 posts per month. Considering that my target was 12 posts per month, but that life (and vacations)...

March 31, 2014  2:02 PM

Best Skills Gap Infographic in Recent Memory

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emc-snip As something of a connoisseur of...


March 24, 2014  1:58 PM

VMware Training: Register Early to Save Money and …

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Sometimes, when a cert program mandates training for its certification candidates, it's nothing more nor less than a money grab. One of the notable exceptions to this principle is VMware, which has required authorized training (from itself or registered training partners) since the inception of its...


March 21, 2014  2:21 PM

Princeton Study Speaks to Long-Term Unemployment

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InĀ  reading this morning's paper (mine is The Austin American Statesman) I came across an AP story that ran last evening entitled "Study: Just 11% of...

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March 19, 2014  2:04 PM

MS IT Academy Video on Resume Building & Interview Techniques

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I watched a nice video featuring Dr. Jeff Johnson, and Academic Solutions Specialist at Microsoft Learning this morning. Entitled " Bookmark and Share     0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


March 17, 2014  2:06 PM

Cisco offers Premium Learning Network Subscription

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Normally, the words "premium" and "expensive" tend to be more or less interchangeable. So when I started digging into Cisco Learning's " Bookmark and Share     0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


March 14, 2014  1:08 PM

Addressing the IT Skills Gap

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It's a classic "good news/bad news" scenario, but one that offers a ray of hope or sunshine to recent workforce entrants, college students, and those on their way up through the US secondary school system. If you run this Bookmark and Share     0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


March 12, 2014  12:54 PM

SQL Server Exam Update Coming in April

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Over at the Born to Learn blog, Larry Kaye of Microsoft Learning has posted an item entitled "Certification...

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March 10, 2014  1:56 PM

A Long and Interminable Period of Slow Growth Mode Continues

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In watching the unfolding of the monthly reports from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, I've been struck by the rhythm and pacing of the economic recovery that has occurred in the 5-6 years that have now elapsed since the recession of 2008-2009. Last months figures, release on Friday, March 7,...


March 7, 2014  3:42 PM

Big Data Continues to Roll

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If there's one topic that continues to attract interest, opportunity, and momentum amongst my readers -- and the IT pro public at large -- it has to be the discipline sometimes known as "Big Data." Call it that, or data analytics, or business intelligence, or what you will, the continuing...


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