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Top 15 certifications in demand for 2020

IT certifications can help you quickly gain and validate valuable skills and know-how in a domain that will further your career. Here are the most popular IT certs today.

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AWS certifications: Validate your skills with Amazon’s cloud

Looking to certify your cloud skills or wondering if AWS certifications are worth it? Here’s a breakdown to help you find the right AWS certification for you.

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12 free online course sites for growing your tech skills

The cost of learning just got cheaper. Here are twelve free online resources for learning today’s leading technology skills.

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Summer 2020: CISO rising

Breach concerns, data privacy regulations and new responsibilities for managing risk are elevating the security leadership role.

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Tableau certification guide: Kick-start your analytics career

BI and data visualization skills are in demand and Tableau certifications are a great way to get ahead. Here's our guide to Tableau’s Desktop and Server certs, including costs, training, and value.

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The best free programming courses during quarantine

Want to learn to program? These excellent free introductory courses from Codecademy and Coursera will have you coding in no time

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The best free data science courses during quarantine

6 excellent online courses and one book to learn statistics, machine learning, and deep learning while you’re locked in the house

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10 developer skills on the rise — and five on the decline

Developers remain in high demand, but the skills they need to succeed are in constant flux. Here’s how to ensure your programming chops are on point and sharp.

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8 Top Coursera Courses in 2020

Looking for online courses when you’re social distancing? Visit PCWorld for our best Coursera courses taught by top institutions, including several classes for free.

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Virtual security conferences fill void left by canceled face-to-face events

Notable members of the infosec community are creating impromptu but highly popular virtual events using cheap, off-the-shelf tools.

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9 master data management certifications that will pay off

Individuals with expertise in master data management (MDM) are essential to helping organizations get the most out of their data and comply with regulations. Here are the MDM certifications that will give your career an edge.

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Reskilling IT for digital success

CIOs cross-train employees in a variety of ways to round out their staffs’ skills for digital success. CIOs share their reskilling strategies and lessons learned.

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Top 13 data engineer and data architect certifications

Data engineers and data architects are in high demand. Here are the certifications that will give your career an edge.

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7 IT salary and hiring trends for 2020

The IT industry continues to face a talent shortage, but businesses are getting creative to fill the necessary skills gaps for successful digital transformation.

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Backdoors and Breaches incident response card game makes tabletop exercises fun

New Backdoors and Breaches card game makes it easy to build a random, realistic incident as part of a tabletop exercise.

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Top 13 project management certifications for 2020

No matter what your IT role, a project management certification can add value to your role. Here are the top project management certifications, their requirements and cost.

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12 programming mistakes to avoid

The dirty dozen of application development pitfalls — and how to avoid these all-too-common programming blunders

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12 business intelligence certifications to advance your BI career

From BI analysts and BI developers to BI architects and BI directors, business intelligence pros are in high demand. Here are a dozen certifications that could give your career an edge.

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