Tag Archives: certification

Open Source the MCM

It’s over. There’s no more MCM program or certification from Microsoft. The last MCM test was given last year and no upgrades are planned for SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2014. That’s a little sad, though there are quite a few … Continue reading

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The Future of Knowledge Measurement

This is part 3 of a 3 part series of thoughts on certification and Microsoft technologies. We’ll never be able to completely and accurately measure a person’s skills in technology. At least not in any cost- and time-effective way. Ultimately … Continue reading

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What does certification achieve?

This is part 2 of a 3 part series of thoughts on certification and Microsoft technologies. The idea of certifying someone as having a skill is almost as old as the idea of teaching someone a skill. I’m sure as … Continue reading

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No More MCM

This is part 1 of a 3 part series of thoughts on certification and Microsoft technologies. I’ve heard that Friday afternoon is the best time to fire someone. People are leaving early, the office is quiet, and you can let … Continue reading

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