Could video games train IT staff?

Given the right circumstances, video games can be a powerful training tool, but finding the right software and teaching methods will be a lot more complex than just handing controllers to your staff

Published on: November 10th, 2011 jd speedy

U.K. IT workers ‘demand better training’

The majority of IT workers are not happy with the amount of training that their organisation provides, according to a new survey.The Unite union surveyed around 400 employees of major IT and communications

Published on: January 19th, 2011 anh nguyen

Sea, sun and SQL

The subject line of the e-mail message from Brent Ozar read: “Another one of my bad ideas.”Ozar, one of only five Microsoft Certified Masters of SQL Server in the U.S. who doesn’t work

Published on: July 23rd, 2010 Dave Webb

Professors cite challenges in teaching BI

Although BI (business intelligence) is one of the hottest areas of enterprise IT, college professors around the world say they face a variety of challenges in training the next generation of BI workers,

Published on: March 23rd, 2010 Chris Kanaracus

How to develop your IT leadership potentials

  Putting you best foot forward in day-to-day tasks is not enough to push ahead your IT leadership ambitions. Today’s IT professional needs to shine in “differentiating” activities in order to catch the

Published on: October 6th, 2009

5 ways to get training funding during a recession

Q&A with Katy PiotrowskiThe author of The Career Coward's Guide to Career Advancement discusses how to get your company to provide training, even during the recession.Many employees feel uncomfortable asking for training, even

Published on: October 6th, 2009 Jamie Eckle

City of Mississauga IT staff get boot-camp training

As part of a strategic plan to makeover The City of Mississauga’s IT processes and infrastructure, an IT training course that would normally have taken two weeks was compressed and customized into a

Published on: August 24th, 2009 Kathleen Lau

Five ways to get affordable certification skills

As the recession takes its toll on tech budgets, IT professionals are realizing their future careers could suffer as training dollars dry up and the resources needed to update their high-tech skills are

Published on: August 6th, 2009 Denise Dubie

Software certification market suffers in APAC

The software certification and training market in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region is expected to experience a 25 per cent drop in investment from corporations and individuals in 2009 due to the global

Published on: July 23rd, 2009 Channelworld staff