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February 11th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
In our first official Podcast, we interview CEO Todd Thibodeaux about the IT Industry and how business and members can get involved.[podcast]http://www.comptia.org/media/Todd_Thibodeaux_CompTIA_021110.mp3[/podcast] download the .mp3 file - Read More
 
February 11th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Putting the “rubber to the road,” as the saying goes; the IT Services and Support Executive Forum meeting in Toronto spent the second half of the afternoon focused on new initiative discussions. Sticking to the CompTIA Communities philosophy of sharing ideas and industry experiences, - Read More
 
February 10th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
As mentioned in previous articles, managed IT services and managed print services are moving beyond the adoption cycle to become readily accepted by both providers and end users. The topic was a large part of the discussion at the IT Services and Support Executive Forum meeting in Toronto today, - Read More
 
February 10th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
It’s been a busy day so far at the IT Services and Support Executive Forum meeting in Toronto, as the group shifted into discussions on certification and initiatives updates, as well as a review of the new CompTIA Communities.Initiatives are central to many of the organization’s goals. - Read More
 
February 10th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
As we honor black history this month, we find more African Americans entering the IT workforce, but are we doing enough as an industry?African Americans are finding tech career success, although they are still somewhat under-represented in the IT workforce. The Bureau of Labor Statistics  - Read More
 
February 10th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
MSPs, VARs, vendors and other service providers converged in Toronto this morning for a meeting of the IT Services and Support Executive Forum. Excitement among the attendees was very high, with many expressing optimism at 2010 business and revenue prospects. This economic confidence was  - Read More
 
February 10th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
After several cycles of tough international economic conditions, CompTIA’s IT Services and Support Executive Forum will highlight the industry opportunities at its first 2010 meeting in Canada. The event will be held today, in Richmond Hill, Ontario, with many IT service leaders in attendance - Read More
 
February 9th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
It is hard to believe that a full decade has gone by from a time when fear, angst, and anxiety across many aspects of the channel was focused on the “what ifs” of Y2K. You would be hard pressed to pick up any publication and not see something about the Y2K situation. Here it is ten - Read More
 
February 9th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
As the economy starts to turn around, one positive that can be taken from the economic downturn is that business executives see the value of IT increasing (according to a recent report from Accenture and the Economist). The majority of the executives questioned said that the economic downturn has - Read More
 
February 9th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Something that has occupied a lot of my thinking lately is the development of an industry-wide standard for managed services.  No matter who I talk to, from large OEM manufactures to the smallest of service providers, each sees value in the development of a standard that clearly communicates - Read More
 

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