CBT Nuggets https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog Fri, 23 Feb 2018 12:00:20 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.3 32757567 4 Reasons Azure is Better Than AWS https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/02/4-reasons-azure-is-better-than-aws/ https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/02/4-reasons-azure-is-better-than-aws/#respond Fri, 23 Feb 2018 12:00:20 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=9808

When you think of cloud services, you might think of Amazon Web Services as the most trusted cloud provider. Although we do love AWS, we’ve gathered some of the reasons why Microsoft Azure might be worth considering as your cloud services provider.

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How Do the Microsoft Azure 70-532, 70-533, and 70-535 Relate? https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/02/how-do-the-microsoft-azure-70-532-70-533-and-70-535-relate/ Thu, 22 Feb 2018 12:00:09 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=9807

The three main Azure certifications from Microsoft (70-532, 70-533, and 70-535) might appear to cover a lot of the same ground, but there is more than meets the eye. There is overlap, but each exam tests a different perspective of Azure that should be taken into account. Learn about the differences between these exams, and which exam you should start with.

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Looking into AI with Microsoft Azure https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/02/looking-into-ai-with-microsoft-azure/ Wed, 21 Feb 2018 12:00:02 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=9806

Artificial intelligence is an area that many organizations are looking to take advantage of. Listen as CBT Nuggets trainer Ben Finkel discusses the implications of AI’s infusion into the Microsoft Azure platform and how it can affect your business in this recent webinar recording.

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Introducing PGA touring professional Aaron Wise https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/02/introducing-pga-touring-professional-aaron-wise/ Tue, 20 Feb 2018 22:04:17 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=10073

CBT Nuggets is proud to announce the sponsorship of PGA touring professional Aaron Wise. The 21-year-old captured the NCAA Men's Individual title in 2016 and secured his PGA Tour card in 2017.

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How AI is Taking Over Azure https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/02/how-ai-is-taking-over-azure/ Tue, 20 Feb 2018 12:00:32 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=9805

You’ve heard it before, artificial intelligence (AI) is the wave of the future, and many job tasks are being automated to make IT pros’ lives easier. You can now use Microsoft Azure to create new experiences for your audience using AI. Learn about how image recognition, bot services, and more are making the Azure platform work better for your business.

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5 Ways to Secure Environments with Azure https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/02/5-ways-to-secure-environments-with-azure/ Mon, 19 Feb 2018 12:00:55 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=9804

Data protection and security compliance are emphasized in the latest updates to Microsoft Azure certification exams — and for good reason. Organizations should always implement new security practices to keep customers’ information safe. Read about five ways that you can use the latest version of Azure to keep your projects as safe as possible.

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This Week: Evolving Your Team with Training https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/02/this-week-evolving-your-team-with-training/ Sat, 17 Feb 2018 12:00:28 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=9998

You’ve heard it a million times. People are your most important asset, but what are you doing to develop them?  Building a training program is one of the highest return on investment activities any manager can develop.

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New Course: Microsoft MCSA SQL Server 2016 70-762 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/02/new-course-microsoft-mcsa-sql-server-2016-70-762/ Fri, 16 Feb 2018 16:55:10 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=10063

CBT Nuggets trainer Garth Schulte recently released his new Microsoft MCSA SQL Server 2016 70-762 course, covering Microsoft SQL Server 2016 and showing you how to design, implement, and optimize SQL databases.

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CompTIA Introduces Stackable Certifications https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/02/comptia-introduces-stackable-certifications/ Fri, 16 Feb 2018 12:00:15 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=10011

CompTIA recently announced new credentials and certification structures that allow IT pros to "stack" their certs. This allows IT pros a chance to validate their skills and show a deeper mastery, opening up more job opportunities.

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3 Reasons to Improve Your Employee Training Program https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/02/3-reasons-to-improve-your-employee-training-program/ Fri, 16 Feb 2018 12:00:07 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=9997

It’s not popular to say, but technology isn’t the answer to all your business problems. As a leader, you know that your people are the company’s most important asset. The true path to gaining operational efficiencies remains in your team and how they use technology, which means you’ll need to train and empower them.

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Every Employee Deserves to Be Properly Trained https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/02/every-employee-deserves-to-be-properly-trained/ Thu, 15 Feb 2018 12:00:39 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=9995

You probably put a lot of time and resources into recruiting top talent. Are you putting as much effort into training the team you recruited? Every employee in your company needs training regardless of their position or skill level — from the C-suite to your front-line service staff.

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New Course: IT Expert: Office 365 Domain Structure, ADMT, and Federations https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/02/new-course-it-expert-office-365-domain-structure-admt-and-federations/ Wed, 14 Feb 2018 22:46:07 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=10023

Microsoft Office 365 has been a boon for many enterprises, providing an easy, painless way to provide productivity software such as Excel and Outlook to employees. Jeremy Cioara’s latest course walks you through how to migrate a business to Office 365.

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Microsoft Changes MTA Certification Structure https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/02/microsoft-changes-mta-certification-structure/ Wed, 14 Feb 2018 12:00:53 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=10019

At the end of January, Microsoft changed their Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certification structure, reorganizing all its tracks under a single certification. This gives learners more opportunity to earn an MTA easier than ever before.

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How to Hire and Retain Curious People https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/02/how-to-hire-and-retain-curious-people/ Wed, 14 Feb 2018 12:00:36 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=9993

Companies like Google emphasize curiosity above all else in their hiring process because curiosity is the key to innovation and creativity. These traits are hard to ferret out from a resume, though. You’ll have to read between the lines and listen carefully to your candidates.

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Why Every Business Needs Better Technology Training https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/02/why-every-business-needs-better-technology-training/ Tue, 13 Feb 2018 12:00:24 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=9992

In some ways technology investments have made your IT team’s job easier. In others, technology has made their jobs tougher. As business tools become more feature-rich they become more complex, which means more training for everyone. And we do mean everyone, which is a big task that requires rethinking.

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CompTIA Announces PenTest+ Cert https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/02/comptia-announces-pentest-cert/ Mon, 12 Feb 2018 12:00:59 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=10018

CompTIA continues to demonstrate its commitment to cybersecurity with the announcement of its newest certification, the CompTIA PenTest+, due for release in Q3 of 2018. The exam validates a learner's ability to use penetration testing to identify, exploit, report, and manage vulnerabilities on a network.

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Are You Evolving Your Team with the Technology? https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/02/are-you-evolving-your-team-with-the-technology/ Mon, 12 Feb 2018 12:00:45 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=9975

If your business is like most, you’ve adopted at least one new technology in the past couple years. Whether that’s a cloud solution or Salesforce Lightning, you likely either trained your IT staff or hired people to implement the system. But have you trained the rest of your team how to use that technology?

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This Week: Certs, Certs, and well, Certs! https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/02/this-week-certs-certs-and-well-certs/ Sat, 10 Feb 2018 12:00:00 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=9953

There’s never a bad time to be thinking about certification. Earning a cert shows your commitment to learning new things and keeping your skills up to date. We break down the most in-demand and cost-effective IT certifications to go after this year!

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New Course: Transition to Salesforce Lightning for Business Users https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/02/new-course-transition-to-salesforce-lightning-for-business-users/ Fri, 09 Feb 2018 22:45:20 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=10024

CBT Nuggets trainer Jamie Grettum takes a practical approach to Salesforce Lightning, providing hands-on examples of how to not only get started as a Lightning user but also how to master real-world tasks in the new interface.

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3 Certs that will Catch On in 2018 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/02/3-certs-that-will-catch-on-in-2018/ Fri, 09 Feb 2018 12:00:11 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=9950

It can be challenging to keep up with rapid changes in tech. The same goes for the IT certifications that are created or updated to reflect the industry’s evolving nature. To give you a glimpse of where things might be heading, here are three certifications that will catch on this year!

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