Things that can be used as other things

As of late last week, you can officially use exam 70-621 (upgrading from MCDST to MCITP) in place of 70-620 (Vista Configuring) anywhere it is allowed in a certification track. If you do not know what I’m talking about, then you do not care about this—don’t stress yourself out.   You can tell it is…

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Get Rich Quick Scheme for MCDSTs

Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technicians (MCDSTs) can use 70-621 (upgrade exam for MCDSTs) as credit for certs that ask for 70-620. A quick recap of events to date: Originally we said exam 70-621 could not be used to fulfill requirements that asked for 70-620*. Many of you politely pointed out that, in this case, the policy doesn’t make great…

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Vista exams; MCDST upgrade offer code

This is not just in, but worth repeating: Vista exams 70-620, 70-621 and 70-622 exams are all open for registration now at VUE and Prometric. Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technicians (MCDST): your upgrade code to save 40% on 621 is DCAUPG For MCDSTs who find the above a bit terse for your taste*, a little more detail: If you…

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news about MCDST-->Vista exam 70-621

Two things: The info I have says 70-621 is still slated to go live on May 17, so in just a few weeks. I do not know anything more than you do about the beta results… In case any of you are wondering about the 40% discount on 70-621 for MCDSTs (we promoted this a while…

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Vista cert Live Meeting recording

Something fun to report is that we had two Live Meetings yesterday on Vista certs. About 750 people dialed-in, which means at least 18 people were listening to the presentation… actually we had v. many questions, so we know lots of you were listening. Which is nice. Thanks for that. Here’s the recording and the agenda is:…

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December 6 Vista Certification Live Meeting (and info re: MCDST to Vista)

Reminder that tomorrow (Wednesday, December 6) we’re hosting Live Meetings to show you the Vista certification paths and upgrade options… and Q&A with the certification product manager and the Office training portfolio manager (who knows what, when, and localization plan for our Office courseware, e-learning, books, and exams).  If you haven’t finished your MCDST -…

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