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CertBlaster Uses Simulation-Based Training to Prep Network+ Certification Candidates

CompTIA's Network+ certification can open IT employment doors, but getting certified requires time, effort, and training.

Internet of Things Jungle Holds More Training, Less Certification

Interest in (and exploitation of) the so-called Internet of Things is exploding. So where are all of the certifications?

Single-Serving Certifications: Bites of Discrete Data from the CertMag Salary Survey

Certification Magazine hands off some data leftovers from its annual Salary Survey. We pop them in the microwave.

The Constant Gardener: Keeping Up with the Certification Landscape

Any worthwhile garden pleases the senses and diverts the eye with colorful blooms and artful arrangements. Yet all this beauty comes at considerable cost.

Wishing You a Festive Washington's Birthday

Washington's Birthday = the actual name of the U.S. federal holiday that most people call Presidents Day. Why not take a festive quiz while the GoCertify team enjoys a holiday break?

The Funny Thing About Computer Programming Certifications

There are more computer programming languages out there than you could shake a stick at. Which means that there are also a whole lot of computer programming certifications.

Six Hot Virtualization Certifications for 2020

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

U.S. Jobs: 2020 Kicks Off On a (Somewhat) Positive Note

The January jobs report gets the new year started on a back-to-business-as-usual note, which is a welcome change from the less-than-stellar outlook that accompanied a somewhat dismal December.

Who Invented the Computer? The Differential Analyzer

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: The Differential Analyzer.

The TechRepublic Top Certs for 2020 List Is On Point

If you’re looking for an accurate assessment of high-value, high-salary certs to chase after in 2020, then you could do worse than to read through a brand new TechRepublic article on that subject.

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.