29 Jul 2015 | Bruce Garrod
How to Prepare for the PMP and CAPM Boot Camp

In my last article I explained why I think attending a well-built PMP boot camp is a critical step to being successful when writing the PMP exam. Simply put, there is so much complex theory to understand, most people find it helpful to have it explained in detail. They find working with other individuals who are working toward the same goal and having the opportunity to work with a facilitator who can explain the PMI methodology, are tangible benefits that are not available from reading a book.

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31 Jul 2015 | Michael Scarborough | ITIL, Service Management
First– and Second-Level ITIL Event Correlation

The event management process as defined in the “ITIL Service Operation” book includes two types of correlation as part of its activities. These two types of correlation are first-level and second-level.

31 Jul 2015 | Johnny Bass | CCNP, CCNP Security, Certification, Cisco
CCNP Security Question of the Week: Cisco ASA Security Appliance Access List

What is the default behavior of an access list on the Cisco ASA security appliance?

29 Jul 2015 | James Michael Stewart | Certification, CompTIA, Security+
Security+ Question of the Week: Third Party Partnerships

When working with a third party, which of the following should be avoided?

SHRM 2015 Professionals Rate Skills Gaps Factors, See How You Compare

Figuring out that Taylor Swift is a bankable artist is easy. The signs are everywhere. But, trying to figure out where your human resources peers stand on a hot topic like skills gaps is harder to decipher. Until now. At this year’s Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) annual conference our Global Knowledge team conducted a survey to benchmark attendees on how they approach skills gaps, the primary causes for skill deficiencies and their progress towards closing the gaps.

27 Jul 2015 | Mike Hammond | Big Data, Microsoft, Technology, Windows Server
Why Data Deduplication Could Save Your Business

I used to yawn when getting ready to teach the section of my Windows Server classes about storage. OK, class — time to learn about stooooooorage *yawn*. Let’s get excited about … hard drives.

27 Jul 2015 | Guest Authors | Certification, PMP, Project Management
PMP Formula of the Week: Earned Value Fixed Formula Measurement Rule

You are developing a schedule management plan that sets an earned value fixed formula measurement rule. Which of the following formulas could be an example of such a rule?