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May 23rd, 2017 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
There is a general concern among the workforce that in a very short time humans may no longer be needed to fill many of today's jobs. The automation trend continues to accelerate with robots taking over increasingly more complex responsibilities. Workers have a reason to be concerned as many have - Read More
April 19th, 2017 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
The prospects for those with computer and network skills are virtually unlimited today. In fact, despite years of expansion and increasing demand, the tech industry remains one of the strongest and most lucrative job markets. U.S. tech sector employment grew to an estimated 6.9 million in 2016, an - Read More
March 15th, 2017 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Considering everything that’s happened in the IT industry so far this year, it’s hard to believe we’re only halfway through March. News wires in the tech community have been running at full throttle in 2017 and that activity is sure to heat up more, as it usually does, when spring rolls around. - Read More
December 22nd, 2016 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Over the past couple decades, the vendor-partner relationship has been based on synergies and mutual need. On one hand, you had suppliers that focused on product development and innovation. On the other side of the equation were the providers and key distributors that performed most of the sales - Read More
November 14th, 2016 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
One of CompTIA's foundational philosophies is that members should play a major role in driving initiatives and strategy. That's how trade associations work. In CompTIA's case, peer leaders come from within the membership ranks, with feedback and contributions from virtually every sector of the - Read More
October 14th, 2016 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
The devil really is in the details. When you’re doing research, it’s great to see data that reinforces trends you’ve identified in the past. That continuity validates your previous work, especially when those studies are repeated on a regular basis. In channel research, there’s also the hope and - Read More
October 4th, 2016 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
One of the world's first electric traffic signals was installed in Cleveland, Ohio in 1914. It helped direct the rapidly increasing volume of automobile traffic through what has become the familiar red, green, and yellow lights we still use today. The system included rudimentary logic to prevent - Read More
August 19th, 2016 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
The plethora of newsworthy data breaches over the past twelve months has both helped and hindered the efforts of channel companies. Hackers and cyber criminals have been invading networks and exploiting vulnerabilities for years, but the stakes are growing and, no matter what investments companies - Read More
June 21st, 2016 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
A recent Pew Research poll found that most Americans hold a cynical view about their government’s ability to manage the nation, with only 19% saying they “trust the government always/most of the time,” and 74% agreeing that “most elected officials put own interests ahead of country’s.” With numbers - Read More
May 19th, 2016 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
The most valuable projects usually begin with a commitment. Whether it’s an obligation to build a new training program or to gain a greater understanding of the latest industry trend, someone has to lead the way. Case in point: our CompTIA member communities often generate the ideas and create - Read More