The Preparation Materials for the exams are improved regularly. These improvements result in changes in the downloadable material on the EXIN website and Partnernet.

The recently renewed/new documents of the programs in alphabetical order are:
 

Agile Scrum:

  • (15-5-2018) Agile Scrum Master: The Dutch versions of the Preparation Guide (201805) and Sample Exam (201805) have been updated in line with the update in English. An overview of the changes can be found in the Change Document. The documents are in the Agile Scrum downloads section of Partnernet.
  • (26-7-2018) Agile Scrum Foundation: The exam literature has been updated with a 2nd edition of the Agile Scrum book. It has a new title: Agile Scrum Handbook and there are a few changes in the content. These changes have no impact on the exam.
    a chapter on XP has been added. It shows the connection with Scrum and the way they can be used together in the project, as opposed to reviewing them as isolated items (like before)
    - a chapter on DSDM has been added, this is used to explain the way contracts can be managed in Agile environments, and the relationships between scope and other constraints in the project
    - some concepts are explained more clear or provided with more explanation than before
    - for some concepts there are now different alternatives, to show the diversity of ideas in the community, it has been made clear though which one is acceptable for the exam
    The English version of the Preparation Guide containing the new title and updated literature matrix has been published as version 201807. The other languages are following one by one.
  • (15-8-2018) Agile Scrum Foundation: All language versions of the Preparation Guide have been updated and are available as version 201808.

AMBI e-CF(TM)

  • (26-7-2018) AMBI e-CF Business Processes: Literature has been added to the Preparation Guide. The Dutch Preparation Guide has been republished with version 201807.

Business Continuity Management:

  • (11-7-2018) Business Continuity Management Foundation update: The exam literature of the module was not sufficient to prepare well for the exam. The standard ISO 22301 has been added. The English, Brazilian Portuguese and Spanish Preparation Guides (201807) have been updated and a Change Document is also available in the Business Continuity Management downloads section of Partnernet.

Cyber & IT Security:

  • (3-5-2018) Cyber & IT Security Foundation: The Preparation Guide has been updated and released in version 201804. In the literature matrix some references have been added.
  • (18-7-2018) Cyber & IT Security Foundation: The Brazilian Portuguese version of the Preparation Guide is now available in the downloads section of Partnernet with version 201807.
  • (1-8-2018) Cyber & IT Security Foundation: The Brazilian Portuguese version of the certification is now fully available. The sample exam is in the downloads section of Partnernet with version 201808. 

Data Centre Management:

  • (17-5-2018) Certified Data Centre Professional (CDCP): The Chinese version of the certification is live.

DevOps:

  • (14-5-2018) DevOps Professional: An update of the English Preparation Guide has been published as version 201805. Some typing errors in the Basic Concepts List are corrected and a formulation in the Introduction was improved. There are no content changes.
  • (17-5-2018) DevOps Master: In the German Preparation Guide the title of the Handbook has been changed into the German version of the Handbook. The Preparation Guide is released with version 201805
  • (23-5-2018) DevOps Professional: The German version of the Preparation Guide is now available as version 201805.
  • (23-5-2018) DevOps Professional: The French version of the Preparation Guide is now available as version 201805.
  • (30-5-2018) DevOps Professional: The Brazilian Portuguese version of the Preparation Guide is now available as version 201805.
  • (4-6-2018) DevOps Professional: The German version of the Sample Exam is now available as version 201806. The exam is also available.
  • (11-6-2018) DevOps Professional: The Brazilian Portuguese version of the certification is now completely available, the sample exam has version 201806.
  • (11-6-2018) DevOps Professional: The French version of the certification is now completely available, the sample exam has version 201806.
  • (4-7-2018) DevOps Professional: The Spanish version of the Preparation Guide and the Sample Exam are available as version 201807. The exam is also available.

Information Security Management:

  • (10-7-2018) The Preparation Guides of Information Security Management Professional in EnglishDutch and Brazilian Portuguese have been updated with the 6th edition of the book Whitman, M.E., Mattord, H.J. Management of Information Security. A matrix of changes can be found in the Change Document. The references in the Sample Exams have been processed too. All these documents are available in version 201806 in the downloads section of Partnernet.

Privacy & Data Protection:

  • (15-5-2018) Privacy & Data Protection Foundation: The Japanese version is now available.
  • (17-5-2018) Privacy & Data Protection Foundation: The literature matrices in the Preparation Guides of all languages have been corrected after an error was found. The Preparation Guides are all published with version 201805.
  • (5-5-2018) Privacy & Data Protection Foundation: The Japanese version of the exam is available in Pearson VUE from June 8.
  • (15-6-2018) Privacy & Data Protection Practitioner: The Dutch version of the module is now available. The Sample Exam and Preparation Guide have version 201806.
  • (15-6-2018) Privacy & Data Protection Practitioner: The Japanese and German versions of the module are now available.
  • (25-7-2018) Privacy & Data Protection Practitioner: A minor spelling error is corrected in the Sample Exam. It has been republished in version 201807.
  • (22-8-2018) Privacy & Data Protection Foundation: The Chinese version is now available.
  • (28-8-2018) Privacy & Data Protection Practitioner: As of October 1, 2018 09:00 CEST, the exam time will be 120 minutes, instead of 90 minutes.
  • (4-9-2018) Privacy & Data Protection Foundation: The Brazilian Portuguese version of the Preparation Guide has been updated. The White Paper is now available in Portuguese so this title has been changed in the Exam Literature section. The new Preparation Guide has version 201809. The White Paper is a free download on the Privacy & Data Protection Foundation web page.

SIAM(TM):

  • (17-5-2018) SIAM Professional: The Body of Knowledge of SIAM Professional is published by Van Haren Publishing.  https://www.vanharen.net/shop/siam-professional-bok/ The information has been added in the Preparation Guides English and Japanese, which are republished as version 201805.
  • (28-5-2018) SIAM Foundation: The Brazilian Portuguese version of the Preparation Guide (201805) and Sample Exam (201806) is now available in the downloads section on Partnernet.
  • (8-6-2018) SIAM Foundation: The Brazilian Portuguese version of the certification is now complete.
  • (11-7-2018) SIAM Foundation: The Dutch versions of the Preparation Guide (201807) and Sample Exam (201807) are now available in the downloads section on Partnernet.
  • (16-7-2018) SIAM Professional BTM. Slide 88 has a minor change: some content was removed, it was copied from another paragraph in the book and that was confusing. The BTM is republished with version 201807.
  • (23-7-2018) SIAM Professional: The Japanese version of the module is now completely available.

VeriSM(TM)

  • (22-5-2018) VeriSM Foundation, Essentials and Plus: The German Preparation Guide is available in the downloads section of Partnernet with version 201805.
  • (29-5-2018) VeriSM Foundation: The German Sample Exam is available in the downloads section of Partnernet with version 201805.
  • (29-5-2018) VeriSM Foundation, Essentials and Plus: The Chinese Preparation Guide is available in the downloads section of Partnernet with version 201805.
  • (29-5-2018) VeriSM Foundation, Essentials and Plus: The Chinese versions of the Sample Exams are available in the downloads section of Partnernet with version 201806.
  • (6-6-2018) VeriSM Foundation, Essentials and Plus: The Chinese versions of the modules are now fully available.
  • (20-6-2018) VeriSM Foundation, Essentials and Plus: The German versions of the modules are now fully available.
  • (25-6-2018) VeriSM Foundation, Essentials and Plus: The Dutch Preparation Guide is available in the downloads section of Partnernet with version 201806
  • (27-6-2018) VeriSM Foundation, Essentials and Plus: The Dutch versions of the modules are now fully available.