Nobody is born an expert programmer or cybersecurity specialist. It takes years of work to gain the skills and experience necessary to even get started choosing a field of specialized expertise.
The tech industry is one of the most dynamic fields in the modern marketplace, constantly changing, evolving, and developing new norms among its members. Simply keeping up is a full-time job, and it’s still virtually guaranteed that some new development or specialization will pop up in the most unexpected of places.
As more and more companies migrate their staff to O365, the question IT leadership’s evaluating is whether their organization needs SharePoint. Data is telling us that companies are electing to adopt SharePoint, with an increase in online deployments from 2016 to 2017 of 167%. Centriq has also documented an increase in students signing up for SharePoint training over the past two years. But, numbers aside, your IT leadership has to decide what’s best for your organization!Read More
Conditional Formatting is one of the best features in Excel, is relatively simple to use, and provides very powerful results.
Conditional formatting applies colors to cells that meet specific criteria—such as “greater than $40,000”. If the condition is true, formatting occurs; if false, formatting does not happen.Read More
Achieving IT certifications through the Microsoft Certification Program shows a person’s competence in a specific Microsoft technology, and it can result in all kinds of work-related and personal benefits. For example, studies show that IT certifications increase the chances of landing a job (or getting a promotion), and more than 80 percent of hiring managers report that IT certifications are a medium or high priority in making hiring decisions.Read More
What Is Microsoft OneNote?
Microsoft OneNote is a digital notebook designed for research, note-taking, storing information and more available as a desktop or mobile app.
Think about where you’re at in your career, and where you’d like to be six months or two years from now.
One way to really jump-start things is to get a business analyst certification. The good news is that there are plenty of options available for someone who’s considering a business analysis direction.Read More
If you asked 100 IT security professional which certification to get for both knowledge and career advancement, you’d get approximately 90 different answers. There are so many cybersecurity certifications out there that it can be tough to decide which to choose.
CEH vs CISSP
There is a consensus among cybersecurity pros that both the Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certifications are valuable for a career in IT security.
That leaves you with the challenge of identifying which is right for you and your career. Let me break it down to help with your decision. Read More
The following are classes that have been added to our schedule this year. Click through on the titles to help you determine which classes you will need to add to your 2018 training plan.
Many of these are so new dates are not posted on the website yet, but they will be shortly. If you are interested in a class and a particular date would work best for you, let your Training Advisor know and we will try to schedule the class on that date!
Most people would agree that Microsoft Excel is a very powerful program. Even someone who classifies themselves as an ‘expert user’ could admit to finding new functions and commands from time to time. But, since most of us aren’t Excel experts, it’s helpful to have a resource to turn to when your Excel spreadsheet isn’t quite right.
As a Microsoft Excel instructor, my goal with this blog is to share my knowledge and provide answers to questions I often hear from Excel users. There are some tips included that will increase your efficiency as well! As always, I can’t cover everything in one blog, so if you don’t find the answer you’re looking for, look to the ‘HELP’ feature within the software itself (or sign up for one of my classes).Read More
Has this ever happened to you? You’re plugging along on a Microsoft Word document only to freeze because you can’t recall how to do a relatively simple formatting function. I think it’s happened to all of us at one point or another and I hope the following will be your go-to resource whenever an instance like that takes place. (Bookmark the link so you can easily find it whenever a brain freeze occurs!)
My goal is not to cover all Microsoft Word formatting capabilities, just the basic ones that can increase your efficiency greatly. If you need more information or other guidance, look to the ‘HELP’ feature within the software itself.