CBT Nuggets https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog Sat, 14 Jul 2018 11:00:24 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.3 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/favicon.png CBT Nuggets https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog 32 32 144255500 This Week: Inside Effective Learning https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/07/this-week-inside-effective-learning/ Sat, 14 Jul 2018 11:00:24 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=10635
This week on the CBT Nuggets blog, we took a deep dive into learning methodology. More specifically, we looked at the mindset that learners need to be successful with their training goals.
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Focus on the Process, Not the Outcome to Learn IT with Confidence https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/07/focus-on-the-process-not-the-outcome-to-learn-it-with-confidence/ Thu, 12 Jul 2018 11:00:16 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=10624
Of course you want to master that skill or earn that certification. But when you are starting out, focus on concrete steps instead of worrying about the end goal. You might find that you’ll achieve the big goal quicker and easier.
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New Course: White Hat Hacking v10 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/07/new-course-white-hat-hacking-v10/ Tue, 10 Jul 2018 11:00:55 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=10634
Keith Barker’s latest course teaches the ethical hacking tools and techniques needed to improve network security posture.
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How to Actually Start Acquiring the IT Skills You’ve Avoided Learning https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/07/how-to-actually-start-acquiring-the-it-skills-youve-avoided-learning/ Mon, 09 Jul 2018 11:00:07 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=10623
In IT, there are clear steps you can take to make yourself competitive. But, taking those steps requires a specific mindset and attitude.
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This Week: Why Cloud Certification Makes Sense https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/07/this-week-surviving-the-clouds-fast-and-furious-spread/ Sat, 07 Jul 2018 11:00:42 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=10609
This week we took a look at how the cloud is impacting the IT landscape, particularly within the data center. Then we laid out what cloud certs can help you survive in IT without draining your bank account.
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Why the Cloud Is Actually Eliminating Some Enterprise Data Center Roles https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/07/why-the-cloud-is-actually-eliminating-some-enterprise-data-center-roles/ Fri, 06 Jul 2018 11:00:12 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=10608
Organizations used to invest heavily in their own private data centers. But as more organizations move away from on-prem data centers to the cloud, the data center finds itself in a perilous position, along with the people who run them.
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How the New Cloud+ Certification Compares to the Old One (It Doesn’t) https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/07/how-the-new-cloud-certification-compares-to-the-old-one-it-doesnt/ Thu, 05 Jul 2018 11:00:46 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=10607
With nearly a quarter of the exam devoted to configuration and deployment, the CompTIA Cloud+ CVO-002 gets you up and running with the cloud. The test features performance-based questions and hands-on simulations, putting your skills to the test.
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5 Cloud Certs Under $300 to Get You Going https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/07/5-cloud-certs-under-300-to-get-you-going/ Mon, 02 Jul 2018 11:00:03 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=10606
So, you want to get cloud-certified... Smart move. Organizations need cloud specialists. While you pick up the skills and credentials to earn a cushy cloud job, you don’t have to empty your bank account. Here are the top cloud certs under $300.
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This Week: Is Azure a Sleeping Giant? https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/06/this-week-is-azure-a-sleeping-giant/ Sat, 30 Jun 2018 11:00:47 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=10584
The competition is getting tougher in the cloud space. Amazon’s AWS platform still is leading the way — for now. Emerging as AWS’ chief competitor is Microsoft Azure. We took a closer look at how Azure is making serious strides within the cloud market.
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5 Places Where Hybrid Solutions Make the Most Sense https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/06/5-places-where-hybrid-solutions-make-the-most-sense/ Fri, 29 Jun 2018 11:00:50 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=10602
Hybrid cloud solutions enable companies to be agiler than ever, giving them an edge on the competition. Companies are using hybrid clouds to innovate and make smarter business decisions. Here are five instances where hybrid solutions make perfect business sense.
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New Course: Microsoft Azure (70-535) https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/06/new-course-microsoft-azure-70-535/ Thu, 28 Jun 2018 11:00:24 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=10601
Ben Finkel’s latest course takes a deep dive into Microsoft’s cloud platform and its many services. The course simultaneously prepares learners to take the 70-535 exam, which is crucial to earning some of Microsoft’s most in-demand certifications.
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Inside Microsoft’s Increased Focus on Azure https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/06/inside-microsofts-increased-focus-on-azure/ Wed, 27 Jun 2018 11:00:52 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=10582
Windows is no longer Microsoft's darling. Earlier this year, the tech giant announced a renowned focus on the cloud. Azure now will be the tech that drives Microsoft into the next decade. We take a look at Microsoft’s increased emphasis on Azure.
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Why Azure is Catching Up to AWS https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/06/why-azure-is-catching-up-to-aws/ Mon, 25 Jun 2018 11:00:30 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=10581
Microsoft’s cloud platform has made serious strides as of late. While Amazon Web Services still holds the majority of cloud services market, Azure is chipping away at that lead. We examine how Azure has strengthened its market position.
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New Course: CompTIA Project+ (PK0-004) https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/06/new-course-comptia-project-pk0-004/ Fri, 22 Jun 2018 11:00:18 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=10578
Simona Millham’s latest course covers the exam objectives for the CompTIA Project+ PK0-004 certification.
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Closing Your Technical Skills Gap with Online Training https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/06/closing-your-technical-skills-gap-with-online-training/ Thu, 21 Jun 2018 11:00:37 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=10576
A gap has been growing between the skills people have and the work expected of them. This disconnect is known as the technology skills gap. The good news is solutions exist outside of talent acquisition.
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HR Professionals Are Finding Untapped Talent in Their Own Workforce https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/06/hr-professionals-are-finding-untapped-talent-in-their-own-workforce/ Tue, 19 Jun 2018 11:00:33 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=10570
It should be easier to recruit talent in a good economy. Recruiters and HR pros know that candidates feel secure when times are good and may be willing to explore new opportunities. Yet, HR professionals are feeling squeezed for qualified candidates.
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New Course: CompTIA Cloud+ (CVO-002) https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/06/new-course-comptia-cloud-cvo-002/ Mon, 18 Jun 2018 11:00:13 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=10556
The cloud is just about everywhere. As a result, the demand for IT pros who can implement and manage cloud technologies is soaring. Anthony’s latest course equips learners with the fundamentals they need to fill this need.
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Millennial Managers Are More Likely to Trust Online Education Options https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/06/millennial-managers-are-more-likely-to-trust-online-education-options/ Sun, 17 Jun 2018 11:00:24 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=10561
Even with the workforce filling with millennials, a recent study CBT Nuggets still found stark generational differences (and similarities) among 610 IT managers. Namely, how they prepare for technological changes and fill technical skill gaps.
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This Week: Networking in 2018 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/06/this-week-networking-in-2018/ Sat, 16 Jun 2018 11:00:01 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=10518
At CBT Nuggets, we’re all about networking. This week on the CBT Nuggets blog, we took a look at some of the latest and greatest things happening in the networking world and how you can grow into a next-generation networking pro.
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Why Orgs Need IT Pros Who Know SDN https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/06/why-orgs-need-it-pros-who-know-sdn/ Fri, 15 Jun 2018 11:00:42 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=10517
SDN is one of those terms that often means both everything and nothing at the same time. Organizations want to get in with the newest solutions, but first they need pros who truly understand the tech. SDN is driving changes to the networking industry, shifting the value from hardware to software — so it’s definitely worth having some in-house knowledge about SDN.
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