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Six Hot Cloud Computing Certifications for 2020

A new year has come. If you have a serious professional interest in cloud computing, then you could make a big impact on your career outlook by focusing in on one of these six certifications in 2020.

Google for Education Ventures Into Python

Google is investing in the future of the global IT workforce by creating IT education offerings and building relationships with schools and colleges. Now it has the Python programming language in its sights.

GoCertify Remembers Martin Luther King Jr.

As the United States celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day, we at GoCertify are taking another holiday detour from our regularly scheduled certification programming.

U.S. Jobs: December Numbers Down from November High

After a November to remember, the final month of 2019 saw employment growth in the United States sink back to levels only somewhat better than stagnation. Perhaps there are great things in store from 2020?

Six Hot Big Data Certifications for 2020

A new year has come. If you have a serious professional interest in Big Data, then you could make a big impact on your career outlook by focusing in on one of these six certifications in 2020.

The End of Microsoft Certification for Windows?

When a search of current Microsoft certifcations for Windows turns up zilch, Ed Tittel finds himself faced with a profound re-envisioning of the Microsoft certification program. It's all about cloud computing.

Who Invented the Computer? Lord Kelvin

GoCertify takes a tour through the annals of recorded science to illuminate the origin story of one of the most consequential inventions in the history of humankind. In today's installment: William Thomson, Lord Kelvin.

GoCertify Looks Back: Our Second 10 Most Popular Articles of 2019

The new year is officially here. There's still time, however, for a bit more reflection on the greatness of 2019. Here are 10 more popular articles.

GoCertify Looks Back: Our 10 Most Popular Quizzes of 2019

The new year is nearly here. That means it's time to reflect on everything we've accomplished in 2019. Next up: our most popular articles.

Reflecting on More than 15 Years with GoCertify

Since all the way back in 2003, Ed Tittel has been a steady presence in the (web) pages of the still unfolding GoCertify story. With 2019 winding down, Ed shares details of his long-running involvement.

GoCertify Wishes You a Thrilling Winter Holiday Break

The Christmas and New Year's Day break is nearly upon us. Here's what to expect during a light week (plus a couple of days) as GoCertify settles in for its long (sort of) winter's nap.

A Tale of Two Late-Career IT Pros (and the Vital Importance of Soft Skills)

Beyond a certain age, finding a new IT job can pose challenges that younger workers may not face.

GoCertify Looks Back: Our 10 Most Popular Articles of 2019

The new year is nearly here. That means it's time to reflect on everything we've accomplished in 2019. Next up: our most popular articles.

Six Hot Networking Certifications for 2020

A new year approaches! If you have a serious professional interest in networking, then you could make a big impact on your career outlook by focusing on one of these six certifications in 2020.

Things You Should Know About No. 1 Tech Town Austin, Texas

What does longtime Austin resident Ed Tittel have to say about CompTIA's newfound veneration of Texas' capital city? He's glad you asked.

GoCertify Looks Back: Our 10 Most Popular Certification Watch Newsletters of 2019

The new year is nearly here. That means it's time to reflect on everything we've accomplished in 2018. First up: Certification Watch.