As usual, here is the online version of the event resources I’ll be handing out to my central U.S. IT Camp Event attendees for the next several months. It is likely that this online version is even better, because A) it contains even more than what I could fit onto one page, B) items may … Continue reading Kevin’s “Being What’s Next in I.T.” Event Resources
Good morning, all. I interrupt the normal cadence of this blog to bring to you just a little bit of bragging. And a challenge. “Oh great.. what did you do now, Kevin?” This week I’m in Seattle, Washington, attending Microsoft’s bi-annual internal technical training event, “TechReady” (TechReady 14 to be specific.) One of the benefits … Continue reading And now for a little shameless bragging…
It’s the end of the month, and the last of our 30 days of cloudy goodness is here! In today’s blog post, one of the most genuinely certifiable gentlemen I know, Brian Lewis, points you to some resources to help you get on track for cloud readiness. And by you, I mean YOU. You need … Continue reading Cloud on Your Terms Part 30 of 30: Certification Tips To Get Your Career Ready For The Cloud
For those of you who missed any of these and want to catch up, here is a list that I will keep updated with links to the team’s (Me, Brian Lewis, John Weston, and Matt Hester) posts. And don’t forget to go to https://aka.ms/evals if you want to evaluate any of the foundational software to … Continue reading The Cloud on Your Terms: 30 Part Series
How certified are you? “Same as you.”Of course you are. I’m an MCITP: Server Administrator and MCITP: Enterprise Administrator. I was also an MCSE on Server 2003, 2000, 2000: Security, and MCSE on NT 4. I was even an MCP on Windows 3.11.“Wow.. you’re old.”Shut up. I was 13 at the time.**I tell you this … Continue reading Are You Cloud-Certified? (“Cloudy April” – Part 12)
“No, I didn’t know that.”I didn’t either… until just this morning when I received an e-mail about it. Apparently December 6-12, 2009 is officially Computer Science Education Week. And it’s about time, if you ask me.Microsoft Research has also joined the cause, and provided resources to encourage and support students in making the choice to … Continue reading Did you know it’s “Computer Science Education Week”?
Microsoft Learning has a new site (and really a global campaign) devoted to helping you plot out your career, and to help you then find the trainings and resources that can help you get there. From the site: “Today, more than ever, your career is the best investment you can make. Microsoft provides certifications, guidance, … Continue reading Cool: New Career Planning Resources
Well.. Ken Rosen announced it early.. so it’s fair game. And it’s just cool enough to warrant a blog post.On Friday of this week the folks at Microsoft Learning will officially announce a new benefit to the “Second Shot” program that they’re calling “Career Assist”. Basically, when you sign up for the free do-over before … Continue reading Early Announcement: The “Career Assist”