A challenging economic climate is driving many organizations to re-examine their operations. Ensuring employees have the skills to utilize the latest software capabilities helps companies fully realize the potential value of their technology investments while achieving reduced costs and improved staffing efficiencies. As responsible IT professional, it is essential to stay current on the latest technologies and proactively upgrade one’s skills. This will help the team to provide the necessary expertise to improve the organization’s IT environment. Certification, which encompasses training and skills validation, is a proven way to maximize the effectiveness of IT professionals.
Check out more information from TechRepublic on 10 reasons why certification will be important in 2009 How do you decide on the relevant Certification to invest in? Find out more on the demand of IT Skills and Certification available in the market. Some reports you can refer to include TechRepublic’s The industry’s 10 best IT certifications, http://www.kellyservices.com.sg/web/sg/services/en/pages/kellyitreport.html and TechRepublic’s IT Salary Survey 2009.
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