Articles by tag: Certification

The Importance of Partner Certifications in Pro AV

Zoom partner certifications

In the latest episode of Pro AV Today, host Ben Thomas delves into a vital aspect of the Pro AV industry: partner certifications. Joined by Zoom‘s Mark Barragan and Jeff Fox, they explore collaboration, standards, and the relationship between hardware manufacturers and software providers like Zoom. If you’re interested in Pro AV certifications, […]

Read More

Latest

Pro AV Today
As Job Seekers Struggle to Keep Up With Next-Gen Tech, Upskilling and Certifications Are More Important Than Ever

In this episode of Pro AV Today, host Ben Thomas delves into the rapid advancements of technology in the digital world and the corresponding challenges required to effectively train global workforces. His guest is Jenni Troutman, Head of Products and Services for AWS Training and Certification, an authority in the industry with deep insights into […]

Read More
Education & EdTech
What’s Next for Higher Education Enrollment?

Covid-19 has disrupted scores of institutions across the United States and worldwide, higher education included. As the 2021 spring semester draws to a close, research reveals that enrollment rates are declining, and, in some instances, those dips are significant. According to a National Student Clearinghouse Research Center study, undergraduate enrollment dropped 4.5%, while two-year colleges […]

Read More
Education & EdTech
Are Career Certificate Programs the New College Degree in the Eyes of Employers?

No matter how old we get, we are always learning and growing. Whether you are celebrating your 30th anniversary with your current employer or just getting started in your career, on-going training and professional learning will always be a necessity. Although technological advancements and targeted occupational training are not new concepts, the pandemic greatly accelerated […]

Read More
Articles
Apple teams up with HBCUs to bring coding and creativity opportunities to communities across the US

Apple announced it is deepening its existing partnerships with Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), adding 10 more HBCU regional coding centers that will serve as technology hubs for their campuses and broader communities. This effort is part of Apple’s Community Education Initiative, designed to bring coding, creativity, and workforce development opportunities to learners of […]

Read More
Articles
Why Certificates May Overtake College Degrees in the Career Preparation Battle

Even before the pandemic struck, the idea that a college degree was required for a fulfilling and lucrative career was being tested. Now that the world has been thrust into this great beta test of remote working and learning, getting certified looks more likely to be more important than matriculating. Google recently announced a new […]

Read More
Business Services
C-Level Executive Explains the Importance of Continuing Education in Business

Industries and technology are constantly evolving and there is no shortage of speculation and advice on how to approach an ever-changing landscape of knowledge and skillsets. Industry certifications and continuing education are quickly becoming the best way for employees to continue their career trajectory and propel themselves past their peers during annual reviews and promotions. […]

Read More

Latest

Women's empowerment
Seizing the Narrative: The Transformative Impact of Storytelling on Women’s Empowerment
April 19, 2024

With gender equality becoming a significant global agenda, the narrative around women’s empowerment is more relevant than ever. Amid rising awareness and shifting societal norms, women are increasingly seeking avenues for self-expression and empowerment. A recent study by the Global Gender Gap Report highlights that while progress is being made, substantial efforts are still […]

Read More
V2G technology
Plug into the Future: Decoding V2G for Utility Applications
April 19, 2024

Brian Rudy from Verizon IoT and Melissa Chan of Fermata Energy explore the cutting-edge potential of vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology at DISTRIBUTECH 2024. Their discussion highlights how this innovation transforms electric vehicles into dynamic energy storage units, capable of stabilizing the grid by storing and discharging power as needed. This technology represents a significant shift […]

Read More
zero trust architecture
Secure Grid Modernization with Zero Trust Architecture
April 19, 2024

Ray Bauer of Verizon Business engages with Del Rodriguez from Palo Alto Networks at DISTRIBUTECH 2024. Rodriguez shares insights into the significance of cybersecurity within the utility sector, particularly in light of increasing cyber threats and the convergence of IT and operational technology (OT). Bauer and Rodriguez discuss Palo Alto Networks’ initiatives to enhance […]

Read More
private wireless networks
Private Wireless Networks
April 19, 2024

Verizon host Wayne Weeks discusses the evolving utility industry with John Gaster, CEO of KSI Data Sciences at DISTRIBUTECH 2024. Together, they explore how KSI focuses on harnessing data from remote sensing devices to enhance the safety, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness of utility operations. Gaster emphasizes the significant role of AI and machine learning in […]

Read More
Other Articles
Why Aptitude Tests and Certifications are Essential in Construction Hiring
December 21, 2019

Watch as Taylor Bagley is joined by Tony DeStefano, the Vice President of Human Resources for Flintco, to get an inside look at how Flintco approaches hiring and vetting candidates for their jobs all across the country. Tony gives insight into the ways that Flintco is leveraging technology and aptitude testing to place the best […]

Read More
Hiring and Recruiting in the Robotics Industry
December 18, 2019

The B2B job market faces a unique set of challenges and opportunities when it comes to hiring and recruiting. Technology continues to evolve and online career services now account for about 50 percent of hires worldwide. This can present a problem when filling many skilled labor positions that are either posted on the wrong […]

Read More
4 Things You Need to See and Do at PROCESS EXPO 2019
October 4, 2019

PROCESS EXPO 2019 is back to take over the food and beverage industry by storm! The event is held October 8–11, 2019 at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL. PROCESS EXPO is the nation’s largest trade show dedicated to bringing the latest technology and integrated solutions to all segments of the food and beverage processing and […]

Read More