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March 17, 2010

How to make sure IT certifications actually matter


Do IT certifications have any modern-day relevance? Some claim that “experience is the key … not multiple choice questions.” So is it worth getting certified in today’s economy?

These are the questions I tackle in my latest InfoWorld article on how to make sure IT certifications actually matter.

If you’re interested in learning how to choose a certification path that’s right for you and how to prepare for exam victory, check out the article. And if you’re the one making the hiring decisions, see how to make sure that your certified candidates really know their stuff.

About the Author

(Exchange MVP, Triple-MCSE, MCT, MCITP: Enterprise Messaging 2007/2010) is an author with over a dozen titles sold internationally. He has written hundreds of articles, speaks at a variety of technical conferences held by Microsoft, 1105 Media, WindowsITPro and others and is the Enterprise Windows columnist for 3+ years for InfoWorld. Most notably, J. P. B. is a member of the Train Signal family and is our very own Exchange instructor. Follow him on Twitter at @jpbruzzese.

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