It is August, and for most Europeans, that means it is time to celebrate their vacation. A time to take a well-deserved break from business, school, or study. For me, it means time to prepare for what will be coming in the last months of the year. It will be September by the time everyone…

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As a member of the AXELOS Lead Architect Team where I am involved in the development of the new version of ITIL I want to share some information about the underlying reason for the update of ITIL (ITIL4), the current status of the development of ITIL4 and how the AXELOS team operates to create a…

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Software-Defined Networking (SDN) is clearly the wave of the future, and we are learning that the ability to program packet traffic in a network will be the standard ways networks are managed in the not-too-distant future. Many certified network engineers are dusting off their learning strategies to take in a vendor-neutral, technology-encompassing view of SDN, like…

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One of the best parts of my job, next to the super cool digital communication tools these days, is talking to the experts in the IT training industry. I learn a lot in just those brief instances we work with master trainers and course authors. I had one such call recently with Peter van Eijk,…

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It’s been about a year since ITpreneurs added the entire Cloud Credential Council cloud computing certifications portfolio to our library. The CCC has developed its certifications for the key IT roles in cloud computing to align with existing best practices and frameworks. We’ve talked about positioning cloud alongside existing best practices and frameworks a few…

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The current shortfall in cloud skills is a real problem, however previous investments in IT management structures and best practices such as ITIL® can be capitalized on and provide a solid foundation for managing cloud-based services and hybrid IT environments. ITIL and the Cloud The fundamentals of ITIL best-practice provide a solid foundation for organizations…

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As more and more businesses adopt cloud computing, application development and testing in cloud environments are gaining popularity. I have invited Vladimir Baranek, Lead Author of the Cloud Credential Council’s Professional Cloud Developer (PCD) course, to speak about how to position this course to your clients. You can navigate to the question most relevant to…

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