July Education Session

Comparability of High-Stakes Exams in Test Centers Proctored and Live Remote Proctoring: A Multi-method Psychometric Investigation across Multiple Testing Programs Join us Thursday, July 21

Spring Member Meeting Outcomes

Written by ITCC Marketing Task Force The ITCC 2022 Spring Member Meeting was a huge success. We were so thrilled to be back together in

ITCC Spring Member Meeting Recap

Written by Michelle Jackson, Lenovo On March 20, the ITCC held its 2022 Spring Meeting in Orlando, Florida. With 80 members attending, the event was

ITCC 2022 Innovation Award

About the Judging Process Now in its eighth year, the Innovation Award recognizes innovations in testing, processes, or service, within the IT certification industry. Often it

ITCC October Education Session

Thursday, October 21, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Central Join us for the October Education Session with ATP Chairperson John Kleeman (Questionmark/Learnosity) and past Chairperson

ITCC Fall Meeting Keynote Session

Breaking Through Obstructionism with Greg Larkin Wednesday, September 22, 10:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Central Session Description Corporate transformation is hard – but it’s not

ITCC September Education Session

Thursday, September 16, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Central Join us for the September Education Session, where Corina Owens from Alpine Testing Solutions will present:

ITCC August Education Session

Thursday, August 19, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Central Join us for the August Education Session, with a presentation on Data Forensics by Nicole Tucker

Value of IT Certification White Paper

There’s something about the word “certified” when it precedes a professional title that conveys the consumers and employers a sense of trust, credibility, knowledge and

Career Pathways White Paper Presentation

Thursday, May 20th, 11:00 a.m. Central From the standpoint of a certification candidate changing roles or entering the IT field, the choices can seem overwhelming. 

2021 ITCC Innovation Award Winner

We are so pleased to announce that the winner of the 2021 Innovation Award is Certiverse! Certiverse is a global exam development company founded in Chicago,

ITCC Spring Member Meeting Presentation

How Technology is Shaping the Future of Assessment: Reimagining the Possibilities Presentation and Activity lead by Liberty Munson, Microsoft Wednesday, May 12, 11:30 a.m. –

ITCC Spring Member Meeting Panel Presentation

Operation Integration: Best Practices in Learning Ecosystem Integration Panel discussion moderated by Jamie Mulkey, Xvoucher Panelists: Poornima Srinivasa, VMware; Janet Lehr, HPE; Indira Hentschel, Adobe;

ITCC April Education Session

Automatic Item Generation: Lessons Learned, Next Steps, and Outstanding Questions Thursday, April 15, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Central The ITCC April Education Session will

The Certification Journey

An IT Certification White Paper Written by Gerry Mimick Have you ever found yourself struggling to understand what IT certifications to obtain to best manage

Jedi Hammond Elected as New ITCC Chair

The IT Certification Council is proud to announce our newly elected Chair of the Board, Jedi Hammond. Jedi had previously served as Vice Chair since

ITCC January Member Meeting

Join us for the January Member Meeting, presented by Susan Farago and Becky Shine from Scaled Agile. The session title is 2020: A Year of (unexpected) Skills Initiatives and Certification Results

2020: ITCC Year in Review

For many organizations, 2020 brought work to a halt. Plans for in-person gatherings and other high priority projects were canceled or put on hold. Thanks

ITCC Innovation Award

Learn about the IT Certification Council’s Innovation Award, now in its sixth year. What is the judging criteria for determining the winner? Who can submit? Read more…

2020 Outstanding Contributor Award

In 2019, the IT Certification Council created a new award aimed at highlighting the dedication we see in so many of our members, especially those

ITCC December Member Meeting

Thursday, December 17th at 11:00 a.m. Central for the next ITCC Member Meeting.

This month, guest speaker Shannon Forte from Rosalyn.ai will present on the topic Superhuman Proctoring AI: How Artificial Intelligence Invigilation Empowers Certifying Organizations to Deter, Detect, and Discover Violations of Test Integrity.

Industry Panel: The New COVID-19 Normal

Written by Michelle Jackson, Lenovo

The November member meeting was a candid and insightful panel discussion on the impacts of COVID-19, and what certification programs are doing to adjust.

ITCC Fall Member Meeting Recap

Written by Sarah Pauling, Examity In late October, ITCC held its fall meeting, and, as usual, it lived up to the hype! With a total

ITCC November Member Meeting

Thursday, November 19th from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Central. This month’s member meeting will be a panel discussion about the New COVID Normal. Panelists

ITCC Virtual Member Meeting

The ITCC 2020 Fall Virtual Member Meeting is less than a week away! Learn more about the day and be sure to register in advance.

ITCC October Member Meeting

Join us for the October 2020 ITCC Member Meeting where our presenter, Guillermo Ortiz de Zarate from Lineup will discuss the insights gained from SME programs.

ITCC September Member Meeting

Lessons Learned and the Future of Online Proctoring Presenters include Bill West, Examity; David Foster, Caveon; Tyler Tu, Adobe. Thursday, September 17th, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m

ITCC August Member Meeting

Implementing Performance Based Assessments Industry Panel with Clyde Seepersad, Linux Foundation; Liberty Munson, Microsoft; Nathanael Letchford, National Instruments; Graham Livingstone, TrueAbility. Thursday, August 20th, 11:00 a.m.

ITCC July Member Meeting

Certification Evaluations in the Fourth Industrial Revolution Presented by John Lewis, Ed.D. Thursday, July 16th, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m Central The Fourth Industrial Revolution

Building a Candidate Agreement

Another valuable benefit to ITCC membership is the ability to participate in monthly education sessions that are truly educational.

COVID-19 Impact Considerations

ITCC is committed to supporting you with timely and relevant content to help you lead with confidence.   We know there is a need to be

ITCC Member Spotlight – January

Welcome to another posting in a series of ITCC member spotlights where member companies respond to a series of IT certification questions.

ITCC Member Spotlight – December

Welcome to another posting in a series of ITCC member spotlights where member companies respond to a series of IT certification questions. Member companies were

ITCC Member Spotlight – November

Welcome to another posting in a series of ITCC member spotlights where member companies respond to a series of IT certification questions. Member companies were

ITCC Member Spotlight – October

Welcome to another posting in a series of ITCC member spotlights where member companies respond to a series of IT certification questions. Member companies were

ITCC Member Spotlight – September

Welcome to another posting in a series of ITCC member spotlights where member companies respond to a series of IT certification questions. Member companies were

ITCC Member Spotlight – August

This is the fourth in a series of ITCC member spotlights where member companies respond to a series of IT certification questions. Member companies were

ITCC Member Spotlight – July

This is the second in a series of ITCC member spotlights where member companies respond to a series of IT certification questions. Member companies were

July Member Meeting

Title: Soft Skills – The Other Side of Competence Abstract: OK! You know they can code, but can they help the team be more innovative

ITCC Member Spotlight – June

Welcome to the first in a series of ITCC member spotlights where member companies respond to a series of IT certification questions. Member companies were

2019 Fall In-person Meeting

It’s official! Our next in-person member meeting will be hosted by National Instruments in September. Who’s excited?! Every time we all get together in person,

May Member Meeting

Title: Implementing Dynamic Item Generation: Results and Lessons Learned Speakers: Dr. David Foster, CEO at Caveon and Arthur Altman, Program Manager of Education Services at

April Member Meeting

Non-independent Test Taking on a Performance-Based Exam: Two Case Studies Look at Policies, Issues and Lessons Learned Presenter: Elwood Fischer, , Certification Engineer & Global

ITCC 2019 Spring In-Person Meeting Recap

A record number of ITCC member representatives joined together in Orlando, Florida for a full day of sharing, collaborating, and networking with colleagues during the

ISACA Wins the 2019 ITCC Innovation Award

Join us in congratulating ISACA for winning the 2019 Innovation Award! This annual award serves to recognize leadership initiatives that have positively impacted a company

What’s In a Badge?

A few years ago, digital badges (badges) started popping up and people weren’t really sure what to think of them. Today, thousands of organizations across

February Member Meeting

Lessons Learned from Taking a Performance Based Exam to China Presenter: Clyde Seepersad, General Manager for Training & Certification at The Linux Foundation Abstract: During

Test Development Techniques for Security

The ITCC recently released to its membership a white paper titled “Test Development Techniques for Security”. This paper was a combined effort of the Securing

March ITCC Member Meeting in Orlando

Mark your calendar to join ITCC March 16-17, 2019 in Orlando, Florida. Join in a networking dinner on Saturday evening, and meeting on Sunday featuring

The Value of Certification

There’s something about the word “certified” when it precedes a professional title that conveys the consumers and employers a sense of trust, credibility, knowledge and

January Member Meeting

Credential Engine: Pathways Data Model and CTDL Terms Proposal Presenters: Jeanne Kitchens, Associate Director in Workforce Development at Southern Illinois University Carbondale and consultant for

ITCC Year In Review

Thank You for Your Contributions to the ITCC The IT Certification Council has seen great growth and progress over the last year thanks to the

December Member Meeting

Best Practice – Translating Test Items Presenters: John Kleeman, Executive Director and Founder, Questionmark and Steve Dept, CEO and Founding Partner, cApStAn Thursday, December 13th

ITCC Innovation Award 2019

The ITCC would like to thank Certification Magazine for showcasing the Innovation Award. Here is an excerpt: “Speaking of innovative thinkers, there are a lot

November Member Meeting

The use of Emulation vs Simulation in Certification, an IT Professional’s viewpoint Presenters: Frederick Mendler – CEO and co-founder, TrueAbility and Marcus Robertson – CTO

ITCC Fall In-Person Member Meeting recap

Over 30 ITCC member representatives joined together at SAP in San Ramon, California for two days of learning, sharing and networking with colleagues during the

September Member Meeting

Challenges in GDPR Compliance for International Certification Programs, and Preparing for Other Privacy Regulations Waiting in the Wings Presenters: Robert Pryor – Director of Corporate Compliance

ITCC October In-Person Meeting

The ITCC Fall Member meeting will be here before you know it! Please RSVP and book your hotel now. This is a fantastic opportunity to

ITCC June Member Meeting

Using Gesture-Based Behavioral Biometrics to Identify and Authenticate Online Learners Presenters: Mark Sarver, Chief Behaviorist at BioSig and Jim Lucari, Head of Certification Development at

February ITCC at ATP Member Meeting

Mark your calendar to join ITCC February 17-18, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. This member meeting will be taking place during the ATP Innovations in

ITCC January Member Meeting

Blockchain: Turning Academic Credentials Problems Into Opportunity Presenter: Leon Katsnelson, Director & CTO, Emerging Technologies, IBM Analytics Platform Thursday, January 18, 2017 – 11:00 a.m.

Be Recognized as an IT Certification Innovator

Innovation Award: Call for Submissions Now Open! Nominations are now being accepted for the Information Technology Certification Council’s (ITCC) Innovation Award. This annual award serves

ITCC September Member Meeting

National Instruments Certification: An Engineer’s Approach to Performance Based Testing Presenter: Nathanael Letchford, National Instruments  Thursday, September 21, 2017 – 11:00 a.m. CT National Instruments

ITCC Fall In-Person Meeting

ITCC Fall Meeting Travel Memo October 4 – 5, 2017 | Seattle, WA The ITCC Fall In-Person Member Meeting is quickly approaching! Mark your calendar

ITCC Member Updates

As a member of ITCC, we wanted to provide you with key details on the latest special projects and member benefits. Below highlights the ways

ITCC Badge Program Checklist

In the classic adventure film The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, banditos accost prospector Fred C. Dobbs and his companions, Howard and Curtin. The bandit

ITCC June Member Meeting

ITCC June Member Meeting June 15, 2017 11:00 am CT ADD TO CALENDAR Integration of an Acquired Certification Program: M&A Considerations Presenter: Beverly van de

ITCC Member Updates

As a member of ITCC, we wanted to provide you with key details on the latest special projects and member benefits. Below highlights the ways

Fighting Fire: The ITCC Incident Matrix

When viewing the entire IT certification landscape, the multitude of problems posed by cheating on certification exams probably often seems like a plume of smoke

Recap: ITCC Spring In-Person Member Meeting

  In March, 33 members of the IT Certification Council (ITCC) gathered together in Scottsdale, Arizona for their Spring Meeting. Each year the group convenes ahead

ITCC In-Person Member Meeting March 4-5, 2017 Scottsdale, Arizona RSVP HERE Saturday, March 4th, 2017 6:00 P.M. – ITCC Member Dinner Blanco Tacos & Tequila

2016: Held Ransom

Written and originally posted by Transcender It was predicted late last year that 2016 would the year for ransomware. Thus far, the prediction is proving right; only four months

A Testing Horror Movie

Written by David Foster, CEO of Caveon There is a funny television commercial where a group of friends is running from an unseen danger, seeking

The CompTIA A+ 900 Series: What’s New

By: Robin Abernathy, Content Developer for Kaplan IT It’s that time again! CompTIA has released a new version of the A+ certification by rolling out the 220-901 and

CISSP 2015: What’s New

As many of you are probably aware, (ISC)2 updated the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) exam in April 2015. You may be worried that

Credential Holders Have an Edge with Employers

Credential holders can get an edge with employers looking for certified professionals by seamlessly uploading their transcript to LinkedIn. The ITCC TechCertRegistry services support the

Certification Spotlight: Joe Schueler

Joe Schueler works as a sales engineer for Cloud Solutions at Verizon Terremark. Why did you first pursue a professional certification? As part of a

Welcome ITCC’s New Board Members

Marketing and Communications Task Force Chair: Mike Tamberino Mike Tamberino is a team leader in client services and sales at Prometric and for six years

Certification Spotlight: Pete Warchol

Pete Warchol is currently employed by Randstad Technologies as a consultant. He is under contract to TD Bank as a Senior Technical Project Manager of IT

Certification Spotlight: Clarke Porter

Clarke Porter was one of the founders of Integral7, a SAS-based credential management system. Integral7 was acquired by Pearson VUE in 2010, and he currently leads the technology