A Blog for the Microsoft Certified Professional(MCP) - By Georgeo Pulikkathara

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Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 04/28/2008

George Is Moving On…

I’m changing jobs and moving to the Trustworthy Computing organization under Adrienne Hall’s...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 04/14/2008

MCP LinkedIn Community Proposal - Tell us what you think

Here's Erwin's idea: We're looking to take existing groups and consolidate them under "official" MCP...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 02/07/2008

Become famous with Microsoft Certifications

So I’m talking with Liana Antanovich, our Senior Product Marketing Manager for Microsoft...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 01/15/2008

Microsoft Announces New Benefits for Global Microsoft Certified Professional Community

Microsoft Announces New Benefits for Global Microsoft Certified Professional Community New benefits...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 11/26/2007

Helmer Zandbergen has passed exam 071-649!

Check out Helmer's blog. Helmer and several others received their scores via the Prometric website...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 11/15/2007

Windows Live Account FAQ for MCP Secure Site access

Thanks for everyone's time today during our webcast tonight on MCP 2008 Phase 1 Benefits. There was...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 10/31/2007

There was a question today on the link for MSDN Webcasts. You can find them at...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 10/31/2007

SilverLight version of the MCP certificate

http://www.exsilioconsulting.com/mcpvoid/default.html I'd love your feedback on this. We're looking...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 10/31/2007

How can customers search for MCPs worldwide? From this link:...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 10/30/2007

We have six MCPs in the Netherlands!

For all you MCPs in the Netherlands(all six of you I'm told), Helmer Zandbergen is trying to search...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 10/23/2007

Microsoft Is Requiring All Customer Facing Technical Microsoft Employees To Be Certified

Earlier this year, two Microsoft Vice Presidents, Kevin Turner and Gerri Elliott, made abold...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 10/23/2007

The Value of hiring a Microsoft Certified Professional

In the US Army, our Soldiers attend Advanced Individual Training schools to earn our Military...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 10/18/2007

MCP 2008: Recognition, Respect, and Reward

For those of you who don’t know me, I’m the new owner of the Microsoft Certified Professional...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 10/18/2007

MCP Special Live Meeting Webcast

On October 31st, Please join Trika Harms zum Spreckel, Bill Wall, and myself on a Live Meeting...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 10/11/2007

Earning Technical Certifications - Diversify while you can

Advice from someone smarter than me… If you already havea microsoft certification, relax. Make...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 10/09/2007

George..I'm returning to tech work. I'm Dixon in N.C.

I sent this email to Dixon in North Carolina, but figured you guys would also get value outof this...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 10/09/2007

Will the Real Value of Certification Please Stand Up

I’ve heard some different perspectives on what the value of certification means. The value doesn’t...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 10/04/2007

George's Chocolate Martini Recipe

Some folks have been asking me about my martini recipe, so here it is. I’m officially blogging it...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 09/27/2007

George's Facebook Profile

If anyone is on Facebook, you can also find my Facebook profile here at...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 09/21/2007

MCP Rewards

We're looking to provide a reward system to those who keep their certifications upto date. How do...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 09/20/2007

Microsoft is Providing Certification Training for Veterans on Medical Hold at the Walter Reed Medical Center

I was helping our Microsoft Learning Operations team yesterday track down an issue with one of our...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 09/20/2007

How many MCPs are there worldwide?

I’m told it is a total of 2,152,049 MCPs worldwide. It’s also listed out here at...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 09/19/2007

XPS Print functionality

How many of you currently use XPS today? I’m talking about XPS(XML Paper Specification) that was...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 09/19/2007

Searching for MCP Exams

Looking for information on a particular exam? Be sure to bookmark this site. This is a complete list...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 09/19/2007

Getting Certified through Veterans Administration (VA) benefits

Nikki Pierce, from Microsoft Learning, contacted me yesterday to find out why a customer of ours...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 09/19/2007

Redmond's 12th Annual IT Salary Survey: Break out the Bubbly

Lorna White on our Microsoft Marketing team just passed this around today. According to a survey...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 09/19/2007

Playing catch up

Where have I been? Well for one, when I took this new job, there's some very cool stuff for MCPs...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 09/14/2007

You think we don't but we really really do...

Chris Pirie posted this an article on Trika's blog today called You think we don't but we really...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 07/24/2007

Determining the Value of Certifications and the hopeful demise of Paper MCSE's...

One of my coworkers, Bray Brockbank, just forwarded the link for an article my manager was sharing...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 07/06/2007

CertMag’s 2006 Salary Survey

Are your friends and coworkers still telling you that certifications don't count, and you won't get...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 07/06/2007

Benefits of Hiring a Microsoft Certified Professional

A November 2006 IDC study* (PDF file, 154 KB) found that team performance increases when each new...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 07/02/2007

My First Blog Post on my Second Microsoft Blog

Some of you guys may remember me from when I managed the MSDN Webcasts Program....

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 06/30/2007