“Technology” Means More Than You Might Think

January 12, 2016IT Training

In a recent article at IT World Canada, Don Sheppard made the argument that “technology is an overused word.” While the purpose of his observation seems a little muddled and he does little to illustrate this supposed overuse, he does point to some potentially interesting questions about the role of language in driving people toward … Read More

Free Training Now, Online IT Training Later

December 14, 2015IT Training

There was an article in the Houston Chronicle recently – certainly not the only one of its kind – which described the availability of various tuition grants for information technology training programs. That particularly article took San Jacinto College as an example, but if you’re on a blog because you’ve been searching for an online … Read More

IT Professionals, Keep Your Eyes on Conferences and Seminars

October 29, 2015News

When it comes to keeping up to date with professional development and the acquisition of skills relevant to IT or business analyst roles and responsibilities, few things will be of as much help to you as a top-performing online information technology training consultancy. But that doesn’t mean that the services you obtain from such a … Read More

Information Technology Training Opportunities for Veterans

October 22, 2015Jobs

In our post last week, we called attention to certain current events that contribute to the discussion of how information technology training can be used to do good works and give back to the community. This week we’re doing it again by drawing attention to the press release regarding the honors to be conferred on … Read More

Data Security Concerns and Contract-Based Opportunities

October 19, 2015IT Placements

Education Week recently published an article detailing the challenges facing K-12 schools in the United States when it comes to the privacy of student data. Such reports raise interesting questions about emerging opportunities for information technology job placements that put professionals in contact with the education sector, whether on a permanent or temporary basis, as … Read More

More Examples of IT Training as a Force for Good

October 15, 2015IT Training, News

We’ve discussed this topic on the Canvas Info Tech blog before, but we’re always eager to take another look at the incentives that might exist for people to pursue online information technology training, other than in order to make great money in the IT field. For some candidates, certified scrum master training or ITIL training … Read More

Now Streaming: Your Motivation for ITIL Training

October 12, 2015ITIL Training, News

Canvas Info Tech offers a lot of options for where to start or carry on your online information technology training. We’re happy to help you plan your next steps for how to grow your skills and pursue your ideal information technology job placements, but we also understand that that can be a daunting decision, with … Read More

IT Training and Certification Available to a Wider Segment of Society

October 5, 2015IT Placements

In a previous post at this blog, we discussed the emergence of information technology training programs specifically geared toward the poor and disenfranchised. We also suggested that the first instances of these programs represented a growing trend that would provide substantial opportunities for training and development specialists and for supplemental, online IT training consultancies in … Read More

Scrum Methodology: Still Relevant, Increasingly Versatile

September 24, 2015Certified Scrum Master

At the start of September, CIO contributor Sharon Florentine conducted an interview with Jeff Sutherland, one of the co-inventors of scrum development methodology. You can read it here. But to reduce Sutherland’s comments to their Cliff’s Notes, we’d say that for anyone who’s considering certified scrum master or certified scrum product owner training, the major … Read More