Kids learn computer coding

Classes added at all levels as engineering, tech job beckon.    MILL VALLEY, CALIF. — Seven-year-old Jordan Lisle, a second-grader, joined his family at a packed after-hours school event last month aimed at inspiring a new interest: computer programming.    “I’m a little afraid he’s falling behind,” his mother, Wendy Lisle, said, explaining why they had signed up for the class at Strawberry Point Elementary School.    The event was part of a national educational movement in computer coding instruction that is growing at Internet [...]

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Women miss out on high-tech jobs

Computer science firms need diverse pool of employees. Employers may have to import workers. The stubbornly low number of female computer science students ‍in the United States has generated a pile of academic studies, ample hand-wringing and a wide-ranging discussion ‍in tech and education circles about what can be done to boost the number of ‍women choosing computing careers.  All of which raises a fair question: What difference does it make if ‍women don’t join the tech workforce ‍in the same numbers that men do? [...]

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10 Certifications Every IT Pro Needs To Have For 2014

[singlepic id=867 w=320 h=240 float=right]With a difficult job market continuing in 2014, Certifications are a must for IT employment and here are the Certifications to have this coming year: 1.  MCSA: Windows 2012 Server This certification provides the information on how to install, maintain, and manage the Windows 2012 Server Operating System.  Windows Server powers many of the worlds’ largest datacenters, enables small businesses around the world, and delivers value to organizations of all sizes in between. Windows Server 2012 redefines the server [...]

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Hear what students of CED Solutions have to say about their training experience. Discover why CED Solutions is your best choice for training.

CED Solutions is a Cisco Learning Partner, Microsoft Gold Learning Partner and the #1 location for Microsoft Certifications in North America.  CED Solutions is a Platinum CompTIA Partner and is one of the largest providers of training in North America.  The Atlanta facility provides IT training for up to 490 students per day, with three buildings dedicated to training. CED Solutions provides training for up to 10,000 students per year and students take up to 800 certification exams every [...]

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We are in the PC+ era: why the death of the PC is a myth!

The news is wrong. Or at least the perception of it is. If you look at only recent sales (PCs down 10 percent this year, tablets up 50 percent, according to Gartner market research), you might think the world has already entered the so-called “post-PC” era of computing. Lending credibility to that belief, an estimated four out of five Americans have access to or own a smartphone. Game over. The PC is dead. Trash your mouse and keyboard. Wrong. While it’s true [...]

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