- What’s in a name? A change of name for our ITAC and ITSC professional certifications | The Open Group Blog
"With the launch of the new Open Group website this week, we have taken the opportunity to rebrand our two skills- and experience-based certification programs," says The Open Group's Steve Philp. "The IT Architect Certification (ITAC) program has now become The Open Group Certified Architect (Open CA) program. The IT Specialist Certification (ITSC) program has now become The Open Group Certified IT Specialist (Open CITS) program."
- Ten Customer Success Stories: Connecting People, Process and Content | Brian Dirking - Oracle WebCenter Blog
Brian Dirking shares information on next week's online event featuring experts from Oracle, Deloitte, Capgemini, and Wipro.
- Business Intelligence Competency Center | Rich Clayton
"Selecting and deploying BI tools and applications represent only part of the overall formula for success," says Clayton.
- Preaching to the Choir: the bane of IT | Steve Jones
"[L]ots of folks in IT...prefer to create an 'us v them' mentality and form small groups of 'evangelists' who preach to each other on the brilliance of their ideas and the stupidity of others for not understanding them," observes Jones. "Its this fractured nature that leads to groups denying any benefits from [competing] approaches or even from historical ways that have been proven to work."
- Book Recommendation: Oracle ADF Enterprise Application Development - Made Simple | Duncan Mills
Mills says: "A must for any team leader or architect about to start their first ADF project in earnest." (Book information here)
- PeopleSoft Commitment Control: small functionality, big impact | Govert Verhoeven - Capgemini
"Using the Commitment Control functionality has a lot of advantages for organisations to better stay in control on their costs," says Verhoeven.
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