Spent the weekend working on the Know It, Prove IT challenges over at the Microsoft Virtual Academy. Not too bad, Already knocked out three of the six challenges. I will probably go back and review some of the Azure videos again. But I think I will start working on the Azure Machine Learning challenge. That one looks like fun.
The Know It, Prove It challenge starts today and I’ve already earned my first badge. Next up, I’m going to start working on the Azure challenge. Six total challenges for you to choose, that is if you are up to the challenge.
There is a new Know it. Prove it challenge over at the Microsoft Virtual Academy. The challenges are open to developers, data pros, and students, all of whom can pick up valuable skills quickly through video tutorials, assessments, and more.Accept the Know it. Prove it. challenge, earn unique badges, and display them proudly. The challenges run from April 18 through May 17, 2017.
Join Microsoft Virtual Academy on March 7 and 8, beginning at 11am EST, for an exciting, two-day virtual event announcing the release of Visual Studio 2017 and celebrating 20 years of Visual Studio!
Would you like to know how to build big data and advanced analytics solutions? This course from Microsoft Virtual Academy is a great starting point. Learn features and capabilities of the Microsoft cloud data platform that can help you build solutions using big data and analytics.
Attached is my presentation on SQL Server Certification that will be presented at SQL Saturday Atlanta: BI Edition this weekend. I have also provided useful links in getting certified on SQL Server.
- Mastering Microsoft Certification Exam Prep
- Microsoft Learning – SQL Server Certifications
- Larry Kaye announces New Streamlined Certifications
- MTA – Exam 98-364: Database Fundamentals
- Why get Microsoft Certified
- Online Proctored Exams
- Microsoft Certification Study Groups
- Channel 9 SQL Server videos
- Microsoft Exam Question Types
I completed the Know It, Prove It challenge and earned the Microsoft Virtual Academy Big Data badge. Whether you’re a Developer, Data Pro, or student, you can learn valuable skills quickly and correctly through video tutorials, assessments, and more. From now until December 14th you too can choose from one of three learning challenges that takes less than 12 hours to complete. Sign up now!
Once again this year, I am signed up for the Microsoft Virtual Academy Challenge. Do you have what it takes to be a rockstar. Do you Know IT and can you Prove IT. Join me and sign up for the 29 day challenge and learn a new skill. Challenge begins February 1, 2016.
Are you an end user and interested in new Windows 10 Features? Well, roll up your sleeves for a hands-on exploration. From Windows Hello to the return of the Start Menu, check out this excellent presentation on Windows 10: Top Features for Consumers.
However, if you are an IT Professional you may want to go a little deeper into supporting Windows 10 in your workplace. Well, then you will also like this presentation along with Getting Started with Windows 10 for IT Professionals. Whatever your role, Windows 10 is the future and the future is now.
That’s right! I took the Windows 10 Challenge and #RockedIT. Now through October 15, 2015, building and sharing your Windows 10 prowess could win you a trip to Seattle and a backstage pass to see all the exciting things happening across the Microsoft campus. Find out more here.
In April 2015, Larry Kaye announced recertification through MVA for MCSE Data Platform and MCSE Business Intelligence. Microsoft Learning is happy to announce that we now have this option for MCSE Communication, MCSE Messaging, and MCSE SharePoint. Find out more here.
We know you have a lot of demands on your time, so we’re rolling out a new option to help you keep your certifications current. Now, you can recertify by completing a prescribed path of Microsoft Virtual Academy courses. Although you can still choose to recertify by passing a recertification exam, recertifying with Microsoft Virtual Academy provides a great way to both maintain your current skills and catch up on advances in your area of expertise, all on your own schedule.