July 26, 2017
About Jide Awe
Jide Awe is the founder of Jidaw Systems, an IT Training and Certification provider that focuses on building IT Careers and publishes http://www.jidaw.com, an IT Career portal. He has extensive experience with technical IT training and IT Career counseling and he speaks and writes on IT Careers and IT certification. You can drop him a line at md@jidaw.com.

CompTIA, Value and Top Certifications

June 22, 2004 Jide Awe

Interested in certification? Then you’ve probably heard about CompTIA and its certifications. What is the value of CompTIA certifications? The Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) is essentially a member organization that promotes competences and standards in the IT industry. As most CompTIA literature, state, “CompTIA is a global trade association representing the business interests of the information technology industry.” […]

Career Planning: It’s all about Attitude!

April 19, 2004 Jide Awe

Career planning is the first step for success with your career. Unfortunately, many professionals are not in control of their careers as they simply watch their careers unfold, not knowing how they will attain their career goals or what they want to achieve. Career planning is never too late. IT Managers, Professionals, trainees, newcomers or Chief Information Officers (CIO) all need to take a look into the future. […]

IT Certification and Career Trends for 2004

March 4, 2004 Jide Awe

What are your IT Career and Certification expectations for year 2004? While certifications can give you an edge, going for just any certification doesn’t help. What is your career focus? New or old activities, what is your focus? New does not always translate to good or wise. It makes sense to review and analyze trends that will affect your career in 2004. […]

What You Can Use To Get Certified

August 14, 2003 Jide Awe

Over 90 percent of IT certification failure is due to the use of unsuitable preparation methods and tools. Effective preparation ensures you have the required skills and knowledge in the specific field. Anything else is gambling. […]

What is A+ Certification?

July 25, 2003 Jide Awe

A+ certification is a vendor-neutral certification that certifies the competency of service professionals in the computer industry. It is for anyone who wants an internationally recognized credential as a competent computer service professional. […]

5 Top Certification Mistakes To Avoid

June 16, 2003 Jide Awe

In the IT Industry, certification has become a globally recognized tool for professional development. Globally there is a huge need for qualified IT specialists. This has resulted in a mad or is it gold rush into certification. Certification is now a buzzword in IT. Unfortunately, many who go through the certification process get their fingers burnt. […]

The IT Career and Certification

May 30, 2003 Jide Awe

The buzz in the IT industry is usually about hot certifications and hot jobs. Where does an IT Career come in? Having a career in IT involves providing IT service for a living. IT is quite wide with many different fields such as Engineering, Networking, Programming, Database Administration, Web Development and Research. Each of these fields has unique requirements. Choosing a career in any of these fields requires knowledge and information about the nature of the job and its requirements. […]