Failure as Fuel for Project Management Training

December 21, 2017Project Management Training

When people begin looking into project management training, they may quickly find that they have a general understanding of what they will be learning, yet struggle to conceptualize its real application to their career or their institution. If that’s the case for you, it might be time to thank your lucky stars that you’ve never … Read More

PMP Training Should Precede Investment in Software

December 7, 2017PMP Training

If your business is striving to develop its project management protocol, there is an abundance of technological resources that exist to help you. But it is important to understand that as helpful as these resources might be, they are only supplements for PMP training, not replacements. A company that is serious about project management will … Read More

Choosing from Different Types of Agile Training

November 9, 2017Certified Scrum Master

As we’ve tried to emphasize in a variety of posts on this blog, agile training and its subtypes like certified scrum master training have wide-ranging applicability to the workplace, and not strictly in the field of software development. Some types of agile training have direct forerunners and analogs in manufacturing processes. And this helps to … Read More

Information Technology Training Creeping into Other Fields of Study

October 26, 2017Big Data

The UK’s Liverpool John Moore University recently unveiled plans for Center for Doctoral Training in the relatively new field of “data intensive science.” This can easily be viewed as another in a long line of examples illustrating the integration of information technology training into other fields. In this particular case, we are looking at the … Read More

Information Technology Training and Unmet Cybersecurity Demands

October 12, 2017IT Placements

At various points in the past, the Canvas InfoTech blog has sought to emphasize the prevalence of opportunities in the area of cybersecurity. We have also pointed out, as recently as our last post, that a solid background in information technology training can set you up with opportunities to build a career upon helping other … Read More

Improving Security as a Training and Development Specialist

September 28, 2017IT Training

What’s in a training and development specialist job description? The general answer to that question should be fairly obvious from the title of the position. As a training and development specialist, you would be helping to develop solutions to institutional problems and inefficiencies by focusing on the proper training of personnel. The more particular answer … Read More

Career Foundations: ITIL Training and Certification

September 14, 2017ITIL Training

The internet is widely peppered with articles that serve as introductions to ITIL training and certification. Many of them, like this one at CIO, explicitly point out that it is “near the top of almost every list of must-have IT certifications.” Those same articles will tell you that ITIL training and certification provides the aspiring … Read More

PMP Training in the Context of Overall Career Planning

September 1, 2017PMP Training

If you’re considering enrolling in an online PMP training course, it is probably only one part of a broader effort at long-term career planning. In fact, you should probably reconsider your efforts if you don’t have this context for your pursuit of PMP training or any other training program that is relevant to information technology … Read More

Information Technology Training is Still Worth the Hardships

August 18, 2017ITIL Training

As you’ve no doubt noticed if you’ve been reading for a while, a lot of the content at this blog is aimed at driving home the message that information technology training is well worth pursuing because it leads to stable and lucrative careers. However, we would not want to be accused of presenting a distorted … Read More