In the 21st century, technology progresses much faster than traditional education is able to keep up with. Many of us find ourselves needing to use technology that didn’t even exist when we were in school. Even if we did study in a technology related area, our knowledge and skills can quickly become obsolete. At the same time, we have access to unprecedented amounts of data but often lack the skills to use it effectively. For these reasons, continuing education plays a vital role in helping individuals stay current in the latest trends in programming and data management.