Education/Training Topic Center
News and in-depth stories about hot skills and certifications, plus other tips for moving up the IT career ladder
The operator of an independent website aimed at helping users of J.D. Edwards enterprise resource planning software has shut it down after Oracle alleged the site infringed on its copyrights.
Bill Gates, Steve Jobs and Edward Snowden all launched tech careers without four-year college degrees, and that may be true for a large percentage of techies.
Bill Gates and Alan Greenspan, in separate forums here, offered outlooks and prescriptions for fixing jobs and income.
Plenty of people have engineering degrees but not many have one specific to data centers. A university in Dallas is offering what it says will be a first-of-its-kind graduate degree in data center engineering.
The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) tops a somewhat unexpected list of schools that are considered by security practitioners as the best in the country for cybersecurity courses and degree programs.
Tech companies like Intel and Google are offering courses in meditation to help their workers handle stress, become more innovative and find work/life balance.
The arrival of Obamacare on Tuesday may make it easier for some employees to quit their full-time jobs to launch tech start-ups, work as a freelance consultant or pursue some other solo career path.
Google will team with the online-learning consortium backed by Harvard, MIT, Stanford and others to build a new site that can be used to host courses online.
Microsoft plans to retire its Masters level certification exams by Oct. 1 this year, generating strong protests on blogs and community forums from IT professionals.
SDN (software-defined networking) promises some real benefits for people who use networks, but to the engineers who manage them, it may represent the end of an era.
An approach that has worked for centuries in all sorts of industries is just as applicable to the security field.
To excel in manufacturing, tech workers need to be one part tinkerer and one part visionary, with a bit of analytical acumen thrown in as well.
Pursue the right IT career, and you're practically guaranteed a free lunch.
Demand keeps growing and salaries keep rising for tech workers with the right skills. Our survey of more than 3,500 IT professionals reveals which jobs are hot -- and which are not.
Premier 100 IT Leader Doris Peek also answers questions on the value of education and of learning about the business.
When the CEO asks the CIO to find a way to attract the business units to the IT function, with the ultimate goal of increasing revenue, the CIO realizes his staff is going to need some new skills.
The energy industry is complex and growing, but also needs to be more modern and efficient. From analytics to networking to mobility, the IT opportunities abound.
Premier 100 IT Leader Mujib Lodhi also answers questions on keeping abreast of technology and the value of certifications.
Premier 100 IT Leader Juan Perez also answers questions on getting more funding for training and the pros and cons of being an IT specialist.
Premier 100 IT Leader Randall Gaboriault also answers questions on the skills needed in QA and the wisdom of getting a doctorate.