IT industry certifications

Briefly explain how the IT certification works. What business arenas are IT certifications required, i.e., security, or what technical problem(s) is IT certification designed to solve? Identify the limitations--is IT certification a complete solution? Does it create any new problems? What are the prospects for success in the marketplace?
Do IT folks use certifications to make hiring decisions?

Solution Summary

What are the values of IT industry certifications?