There is ITIL V3, PRINCE2, PMBOK, ISO/IEC, CobiT, Agile with Scrum and sprint, and proprietary standards and frameworks for organizations. Should we learn these first before we start? Which one should we learn? Should there be a series of certs for each one that cost $200 apiece? The entire idea of making educated IT people take other courses in skills is pathetic. It shows their disrespect for the education that they already possess. They may be referring to themselves when they think of how they goofed off in undergraduate courses just so they could go to work for daddy's company or one of his friends! Most techs that get a BS know a lot and should be given a chance first. This reminds a little of Mao's China, where they destroyed the educational system, supposedly to make it better! What the hell do these companies want, or do they even know, outside of creating chaos in the workplace, society, and educational institutions! Call it a Professional Organization, but get a union!
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