The future of IT certification is happening now. Remember the days of paper certificates that eternally got lost in the mail, could be easily copied or forged, were damaged or lost in shipping or moving, and still had to be verified every time you carted your credential out for a job or project.
Fast forward to now. Digital badges have changed the way certifications are shared, verified, and displayed. A badge is digital currency in the skills and knowledge economy.
"A digital badge is a shareable electronic file that replaces the need for a paper certificate. Badges are secure, web-enabled credentials that contain granular, verified information employers can use to evaluate an individual’s potential." - Show them your badge: The expanding Impact of digital badges; GoCertify. Read the full article here.
Digital badges allow certified individuals to securely share their credentials across social media. They also allow hiring managers to securely verify a potential candidate's certification, get a good idea of what it took to earn the certification, and understand what can be expected of someone who holds this certification.
Are you ready for the new generation of IT certification? Embrace digital badging and understand the benefits no matter which side of certification verification you're on.