Certification Evolution: Job-Role Certifications for Your Future

The certification industry has evolved dramatically over the years. From vendor-driven programs designed to ensure a large and ready supply of trained and prepared technicians to support their products and services, certifications have rapidly shifted to industry- and customer-driven programs designed to solve large gaps in the ability to provide services across a number of […]

The certification industry has evolved dramatically over the years. From vendor-driven programs designed to ensure a large and ready supply of trained and prepared technicians to support their products and services, certifications have rapidly shifted to industry- and customer-driven programs designed to solve large gaps in the ability to provide services across a number of technologies, disciplines and vendors.

As is the case with most forms of professional accreditation in other fields, in order for certifications to grow and gain the level of acceptance we’d all like to see, broadly accepted industry standards of knowledge, skill and performance must be easily portable from job to job, industry to industry, based on the ability to support a job role or job function.

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