These days, Microsoft has produced plenty of certifications and exams to earn them. I’ve lost count but having done several dozen exams, and I feel it’s simply a side hobby at this point. I’ve written how I prepare for a… Read More »Thoughts on passing the SC-200 security certification exam
I wrote about renewing Microsoft certifications in late December 2020. By then, we knew that maintaining certifications required some additional exams to be passed. I also updated that article slightly in February 2021 when it became evident Microsoft would require… Read More »Renewing Microsoft certifications in 2021
In late November, I wrote a brief update on how it seemed professionals could renew their existing Microsoft certifications. As you might remember, the passed exams that form certifications are valid for two years. That time is now almost up… Read More »Another update on renewing Microsoft certifications in 2021
I love doing certification exams! I might be in the minority here, but I’ve done something since 1997, and I feel it allows me to learn about new technologies continuously. With the announcement on retiring MCSE, MCSD, and MCSA exams,… Read More »An update on renewing Microsoft certifications
The only constant in life is change. And I love it! For me, the ability to accept continuous change is one of my internal KPIs, that I use to playfully measure if I’m still a good fit to work in… Read More »An update to Microsoft certifications: MCSA, MCSD, and MCSE retiring end of June 2020
Azure turned 10 years just this month, and I’m excited to see so much happening around the platform – both from IT Pros, devs and architects, but also from people aspiring to work with Azure in the future. While a… Read More »Learn the fundamentals of Azure today, and pass the exam!
I’m an avid fan of challenges, especially those that are just hard enough but where I can still prepare to have enough confidence for accomplishing my goals. Certification exams are among my favorite types of challenges – they are challenging,… Read More »How I prepare and (often) succeed with technical Microsoft certification exams
I’ve been waiting for the first IT Pro exam on Microsoft SharePoint Server 2016 to become available – the 70-339 Managing SharePoint 2016. I might have missed the beta announcement, but I noticed from Pearson VUE, that you are able… Read More »Thoughts from beta certification exam 70-339: Managing SharePoint 2016