Assignment Preparation: Activities include completing independent student reading and research.
Assignment: One of the emerging trends in information technology is the rise in the number and type of certifications available to IT professionals. Find at least five certifications targeted at IT professionals and write 1050 to 1350 word paper that answers the following (provide introduction, conclusion and references):
• Provide a brief history of the credential and credentialing body.
• Explain the purpose of the certification and the certification audience.
• Describe the acceptance of the credential in the field, such as how many job listings require the credential, and so on.
• Select which credential you think will be the most important in the next 5 years and explain why.