Weighing The Pros And Cons Of Vendor-Specific Certifications

Varhol, Peter
September 2000
Electronic Design;09/18/2000, Vol. 48 Issue 19, p199
Trade Publication
Discusses the pros and cons of vendor-specific certifications. Provision of measurable amount of accomplishment and ability which engineering degrees no longer provide; Inability of those trained in vendor-specific technology to evaluate approaches to a problem; Need to understand broad technical concepts and limits.


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