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Time to Show Off. Announcing Digital Badges for Microsoft Technology Associate

Beginning today, all new candidates who receive a Microsoft Technology Associate certification will receive information on how to claim their MTA badge.  The digital badges will be issued through Acclaim, a product of Pearson. Badges are web-enabled representations of your Microsoft certifications. Your digital badge is made of an image and metadata uniquely linked to […]

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Announcing Microsoft Imagine Academy

​ On January 11, 2016, Microsoft announced its new Microsoft Imagine Academy. Imagine Academy is an evolution of the IT Academy program, one of Microsoft’s longest standing education initiatives built on deep partnerships with learning institutions and a commitment to skill building for students and educators. On its “Born to Learn” blog, Microsoft said its goal is […]

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Big Data Means Big Opportunities

Big Data is a term that describes the exponential growth and availability of data. The amount of data that businesses are collecting, and entrusted with, is growing at a phenomenal rate. It is estimated that by the year 2020 the digital universe will have grown to 44 times its size in 2009*. Simply stated, businesses […]

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