June 24, 2014 12:48:56 PM by
Change to PRINCE2 Pre-recognition of Qualifications
As of June 2014 to be eligible to sit the PRINCE2 Practitioner examination, a candidate must hold the pre-requisite PRINCE2 Foundation certification. AXELOS® have now confirmed that, as of Tuesday 1 July 2014, it will recognize the prior learning and achievements of individuals within the project management professional community who want to gain their PRINCE2 Practitioner qualification. This is a major development as it opens up PRINCE2 to a wider group of project managers. It also brings together PMP and PRINCE2 together in their shared experience. For years both the similarities and dissimilarities have been talked at length about but here Axelos has taken a practical step to join the dots.
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May 26, 2014 12:09:13 PM by
Steven Long, Certification & Learning Services Manager at SureSkills recently featured in the Sunday Business Post's Technology magazine called 'Connected'.
In their introduction to the revised ICT skills action plan 2014-2018 published in March this year, Minister for Education & Skills, Ruairi Quinn and Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton said that there were few drivers which will be more important to global job creation in the coming years than the development of ICT skills.The ministers, however, recognised that Ireland is part of a global race for talent and “we are increasingly competing for inward investment and export opportunities on the basis of quality of our workforce
Steven Long, Certification & Learning Services Manager at SureSkills, pointed out it was usually the companies that people work in that will determine how their skills sets will be updated.
Long said that when an organisation shifts its technology focus that shift then goes down through the employees in the company. “When I’m talking tech training I ask what is the overall company objective and strategy. What are they trying to do [I look at] the learning objectives for the employees in the organisation, whether that be people, process or technology. What about the individual? They have a role to fulfil, so their training or upskilling is obviously based on their role.
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May 21, 2014 9:39:02 AM by
Taking virtualisation to the next level with hybrid cloud, automation, management and VMware education/certification.
As IT infrastructure is increasingly built on virtual platforms, how do we deliver control, flexibility and enhanced services to meet the needs of the business while controlling virtual sprawl, performance and availability?
The agility and cost-effectiveness of moving applications to hybrid cloud is an increasingly appealing option to businesses who need to respond quickly to customer and market demands.
Join us in the Ballsbridge hotel on June 12th at 2pm where a panel of experts will explore the current state of cloud-provider tools to manage the full lifecycle of IT services compared to 3rd party tools as well as hearing the very latest with regards to VMware training & certification paths.