PMP Certification – is it worth it?

In April 2005, I passed the PMP exam. More than 17 years later I look back: What positives (or negatives) did the PMP certification bring me?

The Project Management Professional (PMP) is a certification of the Project Management Institute (PMI). There are thousands of pages on the web that list the advantages of the PMP; fortunately, some also look at the disadvantages – mostly neutrally.

I do not want to explain the PMP in general here, that has already been done enough by many other authors, project managers and consultants. Rather, I will describe the influence on and the change for me personally.


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Qualified Integrator and Reseller: Who needs a QIR and why?

Protect customer data and process card payments securely – with a “qualified installation” by a QIR

As a Qualified Integrator and Reseller (QIR), we support you with the installation, maintenance and compliance with security standards for payments with credit cards or debit cards. Compliance with these standards is mandatory as defined by the major card schemes. It is designed to protect card data from fraud and theft.

In this article you will learn who needs a QIR and what advantages it gives you as a merchant and also as a customer.


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