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Choosing the Right Certification Study Strategy

There are many different ways to prepare for that certification exam that's just around the corner. Finding the right method (or methods) of preparation is important to exam success.

The Next Pokémon GO Could Be Created by You

Have a bright idea for a great game? Nintendo has opened up its developer sandbox to make it easy, click or at least less complicated than before, for people with bright ideas to get in on the action.

U.S. Employment Numbers Suggest Smooth Sailing

After a shockingly bad month of May, cialis U.S. employment statistics for June and July have been reassuringly steady. May still stinks, but revisions to the June numbers are promising.

Cloud 101: Certs to Help You Get Your Feet Wet in the Cloud

Though its origins lie in the fairly recent past, ampoule cloud computing is literally everywhere in 2016. Certification can play a key role in helping you get up to speed on this essential technology.

Points to Ponder When Moving Abroad for Your IT Job

With IT companies and IT infrastructure stretching across the globe, skilled tech professionals don't have to limit their careers to a single city, state, or country.

Beta Offer Signals Windows Server 2016 Is Nigh

Looking for a sign that the official release of Windows Server 2016 is almost here? An upgrade exam for individuals with MCSA: Windows Server 2008 or 2012 R2 certification is now available!

Spy Game: The Emerging Cybersecurity Realm of Threat Intelligence

Artificial intelligence is watching. Data gathered and analyzed by machines is becoming an invaluable asset in the ongoing fight against cybercrime and cybercriminals.

Global Perspective: The Growth of IT in Africa

Though some African nations are behind the leading edge of technology in many respects, medicine the IT scene in Africa is evolving rapidly. What factors now in play will shape its IT future?

Microsoft Official Courses (MOC) Now Online and On-Demand

Microsoft certification candidates in search of training can now go through various partners to sign up for online on-demand training for many of the company’s current Microsoft Official Course (MOC) offerings.

Weekend Warrior: Get ITIL Certified in a Single Weekend

Looking for a mental challenge? Why not get a certification? With a little planning and some diligent study, cough you can polish off the first level of ITIL certification in a single weekend.

Tech Tip: Seeking Employment in the Silicon Slopes

Looking for work? The Silicon Slopes near Salt Lake City in Utah are a hotbed of IT employment. What do you need to know to settle into this emerging IT hub?

edX, MOOCs and the Reinvention of Online Education

The proliferation of online education platform edX is reshaping the world of training and education. This week, generic Microsoft revealed two more ways that certification and training are being revolutionized.

Inside the CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician Certification

As with many other IT niches, there's a strong demand for trained IT professionals in the healthcare industry. If you're interested, then CompTIA has a path for you to follow.

The Five Best Cisco Certs for Networking Newcomers

Cisco is perhaps the most important firm in the IT networking realm. The right Cisco certification can prepare you even for networking jobs that don't directly involve Cisco technology.

Job Numbers Pop Back Into 'Normal Growth' Range

There's reason for cautious optimism with the release of U.S. job numbers for June. The ship is still taking on water in a few spots, but we may not be sinking anymore.

Beyond Facebook and Twitter: Six Social Media Tools to Boost Your IT

Everyone knows about the Big Three of social media for professionals: Facebook, ampoule Twitter and LinkedIn. There are plenty of other tools out there, however, that can help you succeed in IT.