Certifications have all the time been about benchmarking and assessing IT professionals' capacity to make use of know-how and supply one thing of assurance that candidates are competent with required abilities in the office. However, as DevOps, steady supply, agile, scrum and different frameworks develop into essential, the query around certification of those expertise turns into this: How will you precisely assess and measure the less-tangible, softer abilities hiring managers requirements? And for those who're an IT professional, do you want any of those certifications in any respect?
"This is not so completely different from the present certification world in that it is about measuring individuals' capacity to make use of tech to drive the business. We can use certifications to confirm that they have the arduous abilities to do the job and use certain tools. However, we additionally have to measure understanding of ideas and greatest practices around know-how," says François Déchery, co-founder, and VP of buyer success at steady supply options firm CloudBees.