(Written by Bob Reinch/Centriq Training)
Here’s a hypothetical: You have two cars. One is an older, reliable vehicle, but it needs a little service, probably could use new brakes and new tires. You also have a brand new, shiny set of wheels sitting in the driveway, just begging to be taken out for a spin. You could keep throwing money into the older car while the new one just sits. The old one can get you from point a to point b just fine, but it still needs some maintenance… and in the end you know you are going to be driving the new car anyway.Read More
This week, Centriq Training instructor Bob Reinsch has been presenting the features and benefits of Windows 10 to approximately 200 people through our First Look Clinics. If you weren’t able to attend one of this week’s clinics, here are some of Bob’s thoughts on why this new OS is a game changer for Microsoft.Read More
Leawood, KS – October 12, 2015 – Centriq Training announced that it is partnering with the Northland Center for Advance Professional Studies (CAPS) to help recruit local IT professionals to mentor high schools students in the Technology Solutions sector of their program. The program provides high school students in the Northland with a professional, innovative and entrepreneurial education through full immersion in high demand/high skill careers. Northland CAPS is looking for volunteers to mentor these students as they engage in real world technology projects for area companies.
“After high school I enlisted in the Air Force. Initially I went in to be a bomb technician, but after a change of heart, I was placed in the Security Forces career field where I spent my entire enlistment at Minot AFB, North Dakota. Once my enlistment was over I re-joined the civilian world and Read More
As technology is ever changing, it can be challenging to stay up to speed on what’s new and what’s still relevant.
Todd Wasserman, from Mashable, compiled this list, which includes the programming languages every Developer should know in 2015.
Java is one of the most popular languages for building back-ends for modern enterprise-web applications. With Java and frameworks based on it, web developers can build scalable web apps for a variety of users. Java is also the main language used to develop native Android apps for smartphones and tablets.Read More
“I am a first generation Danish-American born and raised in Wichita, KS. Growing up, I enjoyed being in the Robotics and Science Olympiad. When it was time for college I was accepted to aRead More
Our 3rd Annual TechSmart KC Alumni Appreciation Event was held on Thursday, June 11th. A large tent was set up in our back parking lot and the event featured food trucks from Taco Republic and The Sweet Tooth Cupcake Cruiser. Six employers helped sponsor the event and set up tables to visit with alumni about their current job openings. Thank you AOS, Grantham University, TriCom Technical Services, Adams Gabbert, Netsmart, and Apex Systems!
The evening was filled with networking, food, drinks, and entertainment from some of our alumni members. Including Zanzibar Drums (Alumni Lance Rupert), an African drumming and world music ensemble and Tricks of Light (Alumni Chris Byram, Cody Sanders, Jeren Sisk and Chris Trollman), a professional fire group, which includes fire spinning, breathing, hula hoops and martial arts.
Microsoft is offering more flexibility with MCSA Certification exams. IT Professionals seeking a SQL Server 2012 MCSA or Windows Server 2012 MCSA will now have the flexibility to choose the subject matter of their final certification exam. This flexibility will allow IT Pros to select an exam that better aligns with their skills and interests.
Software defects, bugs, and flaws in the logic of the program are consistently the cause for software vulnerabilities. Analysis by software security professionals has proven that most vulnerabilities are due to errors in programming.
Hence, it has become a must for developers to learn secure coding practices.Read More