Rosetta Stone for Credentials: Why We Need Credential Transparency (and How to Get It)
Degrees are no longer the sole credential of value. With other offerings on the market—from professional certifications to badges and microcredentials—individuals are leveraging a wide array of alternative credentials to communicate their knowledge, skills, and abilities. But with so little connection between offerings, it’s difficult to know what these credentials truly mean.
In this interview, Scott Cheney of Credential Engine reflects on the current credentialing ecosystem and why we need an infrastructure to help clarify, categorize, and illuminate this “Wild West."