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July 1, 2013  2:49 PM

New Cisco Blog Presents Nice Cert Program Overview



Posted by: Ed Tittel
IT careers

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June 28, 2013  2:16 PM

New Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance Architect Cert Getting Underway



Posted by: Ed Tittel
IT careers

GRC is shorthand for IT Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance -- an important and increasingly necessary area for IT specialization, particularly for those who aspire to climb into management ranks in the field. France-based multinational

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June 26, 2013  2:26 PM

“Born to Learn” Post Addresses Impact of Upcoming Windows 8.1 on Cert Exams



Posted by: Ed Tittel
IT careers

The Born to Learn blog is Microsoft Learning's official mouthpiece for all kinds of interesting and useful updates and information about its certification credentials and exams. Just yesterday Erika Cravens posted an item entitled "   Bookmark and Share     0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


June 25, 2013  6:49 PM

Information Security Finally Gains Objective Measure of Practical Skills and Knowledge Through Serious Assessment Tool



Posted by: Ed Tittel
IT careers

I’m bemused. A long, long time ago in another life, I studied anthropology at Princeton and the University of Texas at Austin: at the latter school, I had a “near-PhD experience” in that subject, in fact. After talking with some principals at TeleCommunication Systems (


June 24, 2013  2:03 PM

ISC-Squared Jumps Into Forensic Certs with CCFP



Posted by: Ed Tittel
IT careers

The International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium is usually known as (ISC)2, pronounced "ISC-squared." They are pretty well-known as the source for the ever-popular Certified...


June 22, 2013  9:57 PM

A Modest Request to the MS IT Academy (ITA)



Posted by: Ed Tittel
IT careers

I just got through writing a couple of articles about Microsoft Certifications and higher education -- one will show up on TechTarget soon, and the other one on Tom's IT Pro when its turn for release comes up -- and came to some very interesting realizations. First, let me give credit where credit...


June 21, 2013  1:19 PM

Linux Essentials: A Kinder, Gentler Entry-Level Linux Cert?



Posted by: Ed Tittel
IT careers

I just read an interesting interview with Robb Tracy, author of the LPI Linux Essentials Certification All-in-One Exam Guide (McGraw-Hill, 2013, ISBN: 9780071811019, $31.01

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June 19, 2013  1:25 PM

“IT Certification Watch” is Back!



Posted by: Ed Tittel
IT careers

For over a decade, one of my favorite sources of IT certification news and info has been Anne Martinez' excellent GoCertify.com website. In addition, she has published a great monthly newsletter called "IT Certification Watch" over most of that interval as well. But last fall, I noticed that the...


June 9, 2013  3:55 AM

What’s Up with Java, Really?



Posted by: Ed Tittel
IT careers

Last week I wrote a short blog post for my old friend and colleague, Anne Martinez, that appears on GoCertify.com under the title "Java Certifications --...

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June 5, 2013  3:59 PM

Developing New Skills and Knowledge to Advance Your Career



Posted by: Ed Tittel
IT careers

I'm a pretty regular blogger these days. In addition to this three-times-a-week venue, I also blog about IT certification topics for Tom's IT Pro...


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