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Disgusting IBM Cert web site....

 
Madhav Lakkapragada
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Is it just me or do others find the IBM Certification site disgusting...
All I want is :
1. How to pay the fees? - $150 (I know but where do you say that)
2. What is the nearest test center?
3. How to schedule the test?
things like this. I hate your Global Services web-site.
At the very bottom:

To find information about certification test centres and offerings in your country or region

When I select the country, it takes me to their courses. What the hell. How can you relate Cert to Cources ?
I got the Survey form, but I very quickly said "No Thanks". I wish I get it again, so I can vent my anger. Do you have a web-designer at all?
psssstttttttttttttt
I hate to register with you just to know these details. So you get my email and sell it to all your buddies...huh!!!
Tell me these details and if I am interested, then I will register, you got that!!!
Sorry, I just llloooossst it when they took me from the Cert page to their Courses page?
I think I will call 1-800-IBM-TEACH!!!
 
Madhav Lakkapragada
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Try going to their contact site Select USA (takes you to the feedback form).
I got a Runtime Error. Do you wish to debug?
 
Madhav Lakkapragada
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Okay, now I am happy.

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You know what, I think I will get out of this site for today, maybe tomorrow Mercury will align with Mars and Jupiter and everything will work ok.
 
Shashank Tanksali
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You need to register for the test from http://www.2test.com
Unlike the Sun exams, where you have to buy a voucher to register for the exam, for this exam, you need to pay Prometric on their web site.
The information about the exam fees, testing centers is not available in the IBM web site. At least I didn't find it too.
I agree that IBM's site is not the easiest to navigate around.
Good luck,
Shashank
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IBM Certified Developer - XML and Related Technologies
 
John Wetherbie
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It's not just the cert portion of the IBM site but the entire site. Actually, I think they have improved it from a year ago.
 
Hema Menon
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Hi Madhav,
Bad day??
Yeah, its true IBM site is not that great. As Shasank said, go to prometric website, or you could call them at 1 800 959 exam.
Good luck!
Hema
 
Madhav Lakkapragada
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The information about the exam fees, testing centers is not available in the IBM web site. At least I didn't find it too.
I agree that IBM's site is not the easiest to navigate around.

Thank you. Makes me feel much better.
Generally, I consider myself a very patient guy. You know the kinda people who think "Okay, just one more link, try it and see what's in there before yelling." I spent more than 1 Hour for this info. (Some people may think its dumb, but then, so is that web-site designer. What FAQ? )
And I am not being unreasonable. Its your exam. You publish the objectives. So, you tell me more...how much does it cost? Where do I pay that amount? Where do I take the test?
Okay, if Prometric is the one to contact, Write all these questions on your Cert web page and provide a link saying "Ask Prometric...". Be professional - Its your exam but for everything you say ask Prometric. :roll:
Boy, I hope this attitude doesn't affect my Cert results.
- madhav
 
Madhav Lakkapragada
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Bad day??
No no no no no no!!!
Just too much time at hand.
If not, I just don't care how IBM maintains its website. :roll:
or you could call them at 1 800 959 exam.
Did that. Initially called 1 800 IBM TEACH.
 
Hussain
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Madhav its 75$ not 150$
I have just registered for 75$

What are rates in india ....?
 
Madhav Lakkapragada
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Originally posted by Muhammad Hussain:
Madhav its 75$ not 150$
I have just registered for 75$

Maybe that was a promotional offer, which I missed ?
- madhav
 
Hema Menon
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Originally posted by Madhav Lakkapragada:
[QBor you could call them at 1 800 959 exam.
Did that. Initially called 1 800 IBM TEACH.[/QB]

Glad you made it thru. Now all the best for the exam!
Hema
 
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