Is Oracle easy to learn?

By Bernie

You might think Oracle is second-fiddle to Redmond’s SQL Server market presence and popular certification programs. Oracle is no fool. Although Microsoft SQL Server is the most popular database for small businesses, Oracle databases are…

Is CompTIA+ still relevant?

By Bernie

It’s fascinating to see the debate in forums about the relevancy of the CompTIA+ cert. Some people believe that you will be troubleshooting printers for the rest of your life if you only have an…

Is Cloud Essentials Worth It?

By Bernie

Cloud computing is everywhere in an enterprise. Cloud certifications are a must-have for many professionals. Cloud certs are available for non-technical people as well. CompTIA Cloud Essentials+ is one such certification. We’ll be answering the…

Is CCNP Security worth it?

By Bernie

Whether you’re new to IT, or a seasoned professional in IT, you’ve likely heard about Cisco’s new CCNP Security Certification. Perhaps you are interested in expanding your knowledge or changing your focus on security. As…

Is AZ900 worth it?

By Bernie

Microsoft unveiled a new Azure certification path at Ignite 2018. Or, to be more precise, a series pointing to various Azure certs. The AZ-900 Microsoft Azure Fundamentals exam was one of the new features in…

The Battle Between Progress and Process

By Bernie

This is Chris Hammond’s contribution to smartitpm.com. Chris HammondAs Project managers, we are all familiar with the process. Sometimes, it can feel like a project manager’s universe is just a collection of interlocking processes. What…

Is project management training really efficient?

By Bernie

(This post contains affiliate hyperlinks. Please read my full disclosure. There is a whole industry devoted to certification training for project managers. You will need to be either a PMP(r), PRINCE2 (r) Practitioner, or both.…

Are Women the Best Project Managers?

By Bernie

Michelle SymondsThis guest post is by Michelle Symonds for Parallel Project Training. Women and men are clearly different and approach situations in the workplace differently. They are often not able to combine the skills they…

Brain Sensei: PMP Training Review [2022]

By Bernie

(This post contains affiliate hyperlinks. Please read my full disclosure. Are you considering Brain Sensei for your PMP training? This review will help determine if this is the right online course for you in project…