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Candidates are allowed to use manuals at ITIL exams

Peoplecert announced that candidates are allowed to use course manuals at ITIL exam sessions till January, 31st, 2021.

Candidates are allowed to use either printed version or pdf at the second device

ITIL 4.0 Leadership Digital & IT Strategy module launched

ITIL 4 Leader: Digital and IT Strategy is now available!
This is the last module to launch in the ITIL 4 certification scheme and completes the exciting journey that both AXELOS and ITIL have been on for the last three years.
ITIL 4 Leader: Digital and IT Strategy forms part of the ITIL 4 Strategic Leader designation, along with ITIL 4 Strategist: Direct, Plan and Improve.
Digital and IT Strategy adds a new perspective to the ITIL 4 guidance and will help IT and business directors, heads of department, aspiring C-Suite professionals and other business leaders across the organization to define and implement a successful digital strategy, enabling their organization to respond quickly to:
Increasing demand for new products and servicesChanging customer expectations and needsDisruption from new technologies.

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ITIL 3 certifications stay available

Official 

 ITIL v3 will be available until AXELOS makes the decision on the withdrawal date.We will inform you at least half a year in advance, so you will have the time to prepare your business. 

Above is the cite from the vendor’s official e-mail. That means that ITIL 3 based certifications – OSA, SOA, RCV, PPO, SS, SO, ST, SS, MALC are still available.

5 threats to risk management

Have a look at the perfect video.

And here is the pure list:

  1. Incomplete or inaccurate risk identification and analysis
  2. Bias on historical information
  3. Lack of management and leadership support
  4. Risk management is not aligned to strategic goals
  5. Inappropriate risk management software

ITIL 4 Strategic Leader module will go live on 25 September

ITIL 4 Strategic Leader module will go live on 25 September 2020. The module adds a new perspective to the ITIL suite and elevates the discussion around ITIL concepts to a strategic level among business leaders and aspiring leaders.

Risk management in Agile by Coursera

Recommended: learn basics of Agile risk management. It’s simple, free, but helpful.

(c) Coursera

Recommended PMP simulator

2 our students successfully passed PMP in July. And they recommend RMC (https://store.rmcproject.com/pm-fastrack-cloud-v9-online-pmp-exam-simulation-6-month) sample test for preparation as very similar to current PMP exam questions.

PMI BA certification is available online now

PMI extends the list of online proctored certifications. Now the PMI-BA certification for business analytics is available.

Proof at the official vendor website.

Free PMP preparation test by PMI

PMI issued a free (only PMI registration is necessary) PMP preparation test.

As a PMP trainer I immediately tried it. I find very positive to have a vendor-based sample test. It gives a candidate readiness baseline. In case of an incorrect answer, an explanation is shown immediately.

The test seems to be a bit more simple than a real PMP(r) test, but that is my own “feeling”.

Anyway, I recommend all candidates to check your current readiness with this sample test.