SharePoint Learning Roadmap – on a Budget

I’m asked regularly on what type of training is needed to start a career in SharePoint, and although I hate to say it… “it depends”.  I put together a quick learning roadmap, that will lead an individual with some IT experience but zero SharePoint experience, to being certified on SharePoint. It doesn’t come with a…

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SharePoint 2010 Certification and SharePoint 2007 Certification

Once upon a time, I use to blog about Certifications for .NET. I felt my first post for this year should have a theme of ‘moving forward’, so decided to write about the future of SharePoint certification. I’m a big proponent of the Microsoft Certification program and think that anyone in the IT industry working…

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Savings for Microsoft Certification

Thinking about 2009, and what Microsoft Certification I may work towards if any.  Ideally, Microsoft Certified Master SharePoint, but I don’t think my company is going to pay for that.  I’ve considered MCITP: Enterprise Administrator, but right now I’m on the fence. Regardless, for those that ARE working towards a certification there are some really…

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MCP Exams retiring this month

Windows Server 2000 exams retiring March 31, 2008 • Exam 70-292: Managing and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Environment for an MCSA Certified on Windows 2000 • Exam 70-296: Planning, Implementing, and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Environment for an MCSE Certified on Windows 2000 • Exam 70-232: Implementing and Maintaining Highly Available…

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Visual Studio 2008 Certifications – MCPD, MCTS

I attended a Live meeting yesterday in regards to future Microsoft Certifications for developers (Visual Studio 2008).  Attached is the deck from it if you are interested. Couple of key points: ·         MCAD and MCSD certifications will never expire ·         MCAD and MCSD certification exams will retire by end of year. ·         The new MCTS…

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