by Mike Bolding, Senior Developer,
Are certifications important when selecting an ERP solutions provider? I never have been one to get too hung up on the idea of obtaining lots of technical certifications. I have worked with too many certified professionals in my career to really feel as though it were something that was absolutely necessary… until recently. We are all painfully aware that the economy is not exactly what we all would like for it to be, and as part of that, some of us have had to cope with either having to find new employment or watching as a friend looks for employment.
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In the same way that HR might sift through resumes looking for the best candidates, we as receivers of service need to have some kind of benchmark to at least narrow the number of options. All licensed doctors have a degree, but not all are the same level and caliber. And not all IT service providers are the same. Virtually all of them have some kind of experienced staff but how can that experience be qualified. If you are looking for help with network infrastructure you might want to start with a company that has network engineers certified in Microsoft Windows (or Unix) and Cisco technologies. If you are looking to implement an ERP solution you would want to look for a provider that has staff certified in
Certification does not mean that you are guaranteed a successful experience but working with a provider that puts an emphasis on keeping its employees current on the latest products and current on their certifications is definitely a good indicator. One thing that I have been very proud of about my current employer, InterDyn - Artis, is that we put a focus on keeping our staff current on our certifications and training. Our
Next time you are looking for some kind of
By InterDyn Artis, North Carolina Microsoft Dynamics Partner.