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September 16, 2013  1:58 PM

Pilot Project in Huntsville, AL Teams US Army and Public Schools to Cultivate InfoSec IT Expertise



Posted by: Ed Tittel
IT careers

Found a great story through the NPR program "All Tech Considered" this morning. Entitled "Army...

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September 13, 2013  3:30 PM

CompTIA Cloud Essentials Also Leads into CCC Cloud Technology Associate



Posted by: Ed Tittel
IT careers

A new and rapidly growing collection of cloud certifications is becoming available from an industry group known as the Cloud Credential Council, or CCC. They already offer a   Bookmark and Share     0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


September 11, 2013  1:49 PM

CompTIA Cloud+ Coming October 1st



Posted by: Ed Tittel
IT careers

I've been blogging a lot about cloud certifications lately, and in researching an upcoming Cloud Cert Survey story for Tom's IT Pro, have also uncovered a number of new credentials that will be going live over the next 6-9 months (at least 15 of them, in fact). In just over three weeks, in fact,...


September 9, 2013  2:04 PM

Whoa! The Cloud Cert Arena Is Even Busier Than I Thought…



Posted by: Ed Tittel
IT careers

On August 30, I posted a blog here entitled "Cloud Certification is an Area of...

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September 6, 2013  2:01 PM

Employment Just Keeps Creeping Along



Posted by: Ed Tittel
IT careers

With today's August update to the 2013 employment figures out, some economists had expected the Fed to announce it would soon ease up on buying mortgages. But those expectations may have been based on "average job growth" numbers for August. Working back from recent numbers, this means new jobs...


September 4, 2013  4:13 PM

MS Resumes “Second Shot” Program



Posted by: Ed Tittel
IT careers

Ask any savvy online shopper how to find the best deals, and he or she will invariably tell you something like "Use a promo code!", "Get a coupon.", or perhaps "Dig for discounts." The same thing is true, of course, for IT certification exams, except that you can't rely on sites like RetailMeNot...


September 2, 2013  3:38 PM

Imitation IS the Sincerest Form of Flattery



Posted by: Ed Tittel
IT careers

When I created the Exam Cram book series back in 1997, I got the idea from my late and lamented friend and collaborator, Kurt Hudson, who taught one-day classes at what was then called Squier Computing, and would later become part of New Horizons. He...


August 30, 2013  3:15 PM

Cloud Certification is an Area of Huge Ferment for IT Pros



Posted by: Ed Tittel
IT careers

With virtualization and cloud-based computing so dominant on the IT landscape already, and trending strongly upward, I was curious to see what would happen in researching a certification survey story for Tom's IT Pro on that very topic. As I expected, I found plenty of evidence for strong growth,...


August 28, 2013  2:52 PM

What’s the Real Story on High-Tech Immigration Reform?



Posted by: Ed Tittel
IT careers

I was researching a reader question for my weekly blog post for Tom's IT Pro earlier this week when I came across a PBS story that posted on July 24, 2013. Entitled "

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August 26, 2013  3:14 PM

Where’s ITCertificationMaster.com?



Posted by: Ed Tittel
IT careers

For the past two years or so, I've been following Mirek (Miroslaw) Burnejko's excellent ITCertificationMaster.com Website on a pretty...


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