As happens almost every year Microsoft has updated its Certification program for 2019, releasing new exams and courses to keep the IT pros on topic with new certification paths. The updates are designed to reflect the reality that the professionals are facing in the market. They follow the industry trends and lead the candidates to a higher level of expertise in the path that they choose.
The 20-page report organised from New Horizons corporate combines responses from 1,500 IT managers and professionals worldwide to uncover key trends in IT talent development. The detailed research underscores the widening IT skills gaps that exist across growing areas such as software and application development, for example.
Microsoft Software Assurance is a comprehensive maintenance program that can help customers gain control of their technology strategy, improve IT staff skills, decrease support spending, and effectively plan for new software deployments.
Microsoft recently announced updates and changes in their certification program. We organised the information in this blog post to make easier for you to understand the updates and related replacements. Check below the list of courses and related exam retirements from January through June 2019. The list contemplates the course replacements as well.
New Horizons Ireland are launching new Data Centre certifications which can be achieved by sitting the below courses and sitting the requisite exams. The list included oficial curses from EPI, Cisco and VMWare. Access below to check.
A new study titled “Closing the Skill Gap” conducted by the Future Workplace in the USA reveals important data about new professionals joining the industry, mainly in the IT field. Nearly half of the human resources leaders surveyed said that colleges aren’t preparing students for the working world. The study confirms a perception, that is already established in the IT area. Specific training, certifications and constant actualisation behaviour are the major factors increasing the chances of an IT professional achieving employment.
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