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A Day In the Life of a VMware Certified Advanced Professional

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When we launched our Certifications Pros series at VMworld last year, it was an immediate hit. Our readers loved the stories and preparation tips from VCDXs, so over the last year we made more videos and added profiles of VCPs and VCAPs, too. Beginning August 25, at VMworld San Francisco, we’ll be expanding even more, Read more...

The mobile workforce is here; BYOD is the name of the game

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With the surging popularity of bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policies, it’s no surprise that IT leaders are eager to add mobility to their staff’s skill sets. When you combine that increasing demand with the already burgeoning IT skills gap, you end up with a perfect storm that IT managers need to address with an efficient, cost-effective strategy. Read more...

ViewPoint Magazine

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Education ViewPoint Magazine mailer released, detailing VMworld promotions, new instructional videos and courses, pre-announcing the new self-paced offering of On Demand Classroom, and more! … check it out here. Read more...

VMware Lab Connect : Come play in our virtual sandbox.

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“I hear and I forget, I see and remember, I do and I understand.”  This Confucian proverb may hold an important key in addressing today’s IT skills gap. According to the 2013 Gartner CIO Agenda Report, of the 2,053 CIOs surveyed, more than half reported shortages in talent relating to key digital technology skills, including Read more...

No more depressed IT professionals!

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I came across a post last week that caught my eye: Don’t let training and skills be the forgotten investment in the digital revolution. You won’t be surprised to hear I agree with its call for companies to invest in continuing education for their IT staff. “During any economic downturn, one of the first items Read more...