Long-time Microsoft Press author and Scripting Guy! Ed Wilson, whose latest book on PowerShell—Windows PowerShell 3.0 Step by Step—was just published, recently chatted with myself on TechNet Radio about the role of Microsoft certification in his career. Ed, who recently passed Exam 70-410, also describes why he keeps his certification up to date.

http://blogs.msdn.com/b/microsoft_press/archive/2013/03/19/author-news-ed-wilson-on-how-certification-changed-his-life.aspx