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Which is Better to Have: Specific IT Certifications, a College Degree or Relevant Work Experience?

By Mark E Smith, PhD, IT Program Chair, Broadview University - Layton I had a conversation last week with a prospective new student when he posed a very poignant question: “What is better to have —  specific certifications, a college degree, … Continue reading

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DreamSpark

What is DreamSpark? One of our IT partnerships is with Microsoft through the DreamSpark Premium program. DreamSpark is Microsoft’s free software program, an academic membership program for higher education  institutions that teach and utilize technology such as Computer Science, Engineering and Information … Continue reading

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Choosing the right IT Career

If you are well on your way to graduation or just starting your courses in IT, now is the best time to start exploring different IT career fields and consider your options and your preferences! Are you interested in Database … Continue reading

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Recording posted for Blaine meeting of AITP Student Chapter

The AITP Student Chapter (Association of Information Technology Professionals) at the Blaine Campus has hosted an exciting meeting on February 22nd with guest speaker Lynn Willenbring, former Minneapolis CIO. John Daley, IT Program Chair, introduced Lynn, who was serving as Minneapolis CIO when the I-35W bridge … Continue reading

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Becoming the Next Private Cloud Expert in Your Organization

This approximately 14 minutes long episode describes how you can deliver IT as a service, by creating private clouds as well as how to manage your IT environment in a more agile way.  Many resources for the topic are also … Continue reading

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Microsoft TechNet Events, Free IT Camps

Have you considered registering for and attending one of the IT Camps offered through TechNet? http://www.technetevents.com/Default.aspx As explained on the Microsoft TechNet Events site, these are free, in-person learning events for anyone seeking professional development as it applies to IT … Continue reading

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Announcing an exciting meeting of the AITP Student Chapter!

AITP Winter Meeting Flyer Blaine John Daley, IT Program Chair at Blaine is announcing an exciting meeting of the AITP student chapter! Lynn Willenbring, former CIO of the City of Minneapolis, will be the guest speaker at the winter quarter … Continue reading

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Information Technology Students Build a Computer

The Build-a-PC project from our IT155 – Computer Essentials course made the local news! This was a course taught by Tom Polinceusz, IT Program Chair at our Saint Cloud, Minnesota campus, during the Fall Quarter of 2011. The St. Cloud Times published Tami DeLand’s article … Continue reading

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