HOME  |  NEWS  |  BLOGS  |  MESSAGES  |  FEATURES  |  VIDEOS  |  WEBINARS  |  INDUSTRIES  |  FOCUS ON FUNDAMENTALS
REGISTER   |   LOGIN   |   HELP
Blogs
Blog

Firebrand Offers Free Training for Life

NO RATINGS
View Comments: Oldest First|Newest First|Threaded View
Page 1/2  >  >>
Rob Spiegel
User Rank
Blogger
Techie lottery
Rob Spiegel   4/18/2013 11:14:20 AM
NO RATINGS
Interesting lottery, Cabe. I haven't seen anything like this before. Depending on the winner, this could be a significant prize, or a minor one. 

TJ McDermott
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Techie lottery
TJ McDermott   4/18/2013 4:04:30 PM
NO RATINGS
It might give someone a leg up, but if companies already have their sight set on an H1B visa holder, all the training in the world isn't going to help a US citizen.

apresher
User Rank
Blogger
Firebrand Offer
apresher   4/18/2013 5:44:18 PM
NO RATINGS
Definitely an interesting promotion.  Certification is an important part of IT especially with all of the networking solutions available.

Cabe Atwell
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Firebrand Offer
Cabe Atwell   4/18/2013 6:29:35 PM
NO RATINGS
It would seem that Firebrand should place restrictions on their lottery with entries given to those with little to no IT training at all. Otherwise I agree with Rob in that the winner could already have significant training in their respective field making the lottery kind of a moot point.

C

AnandY
User Rank
Gold
Guideline
AnandY   4/19/2013 7:42:09 AM
NO RATINGS
Now certification is offered by many companies in many domains like Cisco's CCIE (Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert), Red Hat's RHCE (Red Hat Certified Engineer)... Is there any guidelines to choose the best certification, best company?

markthebowlr
User Rank
Iron
Re: Techie lottery
markthebowlr   4/19/2013 8:50:16 AM
NO RATINGS
You must be a legal resident of England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, Isle of Man, Jersey, Guernsey, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Denmark, Faroe Islands, Greenland, Sweden, Norway, Finland, The Netherlands, Belgium or Luxembourg.

Pubudu
User Rank
Platinum
Re: Techie lottery
Pubudu   4/20/2013 8:05:01 AM
NO RATINGS
Exactly  Rob, this will be a interesting lottery.

And on the other hand they are doing a well planed and well targeted advertising campaign for their potential target group in a very silence way. 

Pubudu
User Rank
Platinum
Re: Firebrand Offer
Pubudu   4/20/2013 8:16:10 AM
NO RATINGS
Cabe now the education has become a business. So many of the service providers are in the education market. There are many certificate courses and degrees programs in the market which will give a two three letters after the course but no ingredients at all. What about this course. 

mrdon
User Rank
Gold
Re: Techie lottery
mrdon   4/20/2013 4:04:10 PM
NO RATINGS
Rob I agree this lottery approach to training is quite interesting. With products becoming more networked and information being at risk, IT Security is definitely needed. Nice article Cabe!

mrdon
User Rank
Gold
Re: Firebrand Offer
mrdon   4/20/2013 4:07:46 PM
NO RATINGS
Cabe, Nice interesting article. To obtain additional information about Firebrand and the lottery training, what's their url address?

Page 1/2  >  >>
Partner Zone
More Blogs
Festo's BionicKangaroo combines pneumatic and electrical drive technology, plus very precise controls and condition monitoring. Like a real kangaroo, the BionicKangaroo robot harvests the kinetic energy of each takeoff and immediately uses it to power the next jump.
Design News and Digi-Key presents: Creating & Testing Your First RTOS Application Using MQX, a crash course that will look at defining a project, selecting a target processor, blocking code, defining tasks, completing code, and debugging.
These are the toys that inspired budding engineers to try out sublime designs, create miniature structures, and experiment with bizarre contraptions using sets that could be torn down and reconstructed over and over.
PowerStream is deploying the microgrid at its headquarters to demonstrate how people can generate and distribute their own energy and make their homes and businesses more sustainable through renewables.
Printrbot unveils its all-metal Printrbot Simple, bringing durability to low-cost 3D printers.
Design News Webinar Series
3/27/2014 11:00 a.m. California / 2:00 p.m. New York / 7:00 p.m. London
2/27/2014 11:00 a.m. California / 2:00 p.m. New York / 7:00 p.m. London
12/18/2013 Available On Demand
11/20/2013 Available On Demand
Quick Poll
The Continuing Education Center offers engineers an entirely new way to get the education they need to formulate next-generation solutions.
Apr 21 - 25, Creating & Testing Your First RTOS Application Using MQX
SEMESTERS: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5


Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.
Next Class: April 29 - Day 1
Sponsored by maxon precision motors
Learn More   |   Login   |   Archived Classes
Twitter Feed
Design News Twitter Feed
Like Us on Facebook

Sponsored Content

Technology Marketplace

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)
Copyright © 2014 UBM Canon, A UBM company, All rights reserved. Privacy Policy | Terms of Service