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April 3rd, 2014 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
IT channel companies in search of the next big disruptive force need look no further than their mirror, a longtime industry observer opined Wednesday at the 2014 CompTIA Annual Member Meeting. “You are the disruptor,” Chris Gonsalves, vice president, editorial, for The 2112 Group, - Read More
 
April 2nd, 2014 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
The dynamics of creativity demand passion from individuals and teams to produce brilliant work, a top-selling author told attendees today at the 2014 CompTIA Annual Member Meeting. “Don’t short circuit the creative process just to get something done,” author Todd Henry told - Read More
 
April 2nd, 2014 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Managed services providers (MSPs) must routinely and regularly examine their customer contracts and pricing strategies if they intend to maximize profitability. That message was delivered Wednesday by several industry experts during a meeting of the CompTIA Managed Services Community. The session - Read More
 
April 2nd, 2014 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
The vast majority of companies in North America measure their customer satisfaction performance — nearly 90 percent of all businesses, according to one recent survey. Yet just half of those companies take their customer satisfaction data and share it with their employees. Even fewer — a - Read More
 
April 1st, 2014 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
There are one million service members transitioning from military service to civilian life, and many of them need jobs. Moreover, they need help translating their military experience, which teaches things like leadership, team-building and a strong work ethic, into a resume that will jump out at a - Read More
 
March 31st, 2014 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
A longtime advocate of the IT industry — a man who built a successful career from humble beginnings — will be presented with CompTIA’s Lifetime Achievement Award during this week’s Annual Member Meeting (AMM) in San Diego. David P. Smith, vice president of field service for - Read More
 
March 27th, 2014 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
New technology doesn’t always translate to a fantastic business opportunity when a new idea is first introduced. It often takes months — if not years — for solution providers and vendors to evaluate innovative new portfolio options. Due diligence is imperative for anyone trying to - Read More
 
March 27th, 2014 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Basketball is all about organizing a team of people with varying skills to complete a common goal: get the ball through the hoop. The IT channel isn't much different. Most companies have marketing, sales and technology folks — point guards, forwards and centers — all working - Read More
 
March 26th, 2014 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Last Thursday, representatives from two CompTIA member companies, Michael Paynter of Tier3 Technologies and Cameron Camp of ESET, flew to accompany me on a full day of meetings at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to discuss unlicensed use of TV white space spectrum and its value to small - Read More
 
March 25th, 2014 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
We welcome spring this month with a great conversation with Margaret Anderson Kelliher, president and chief executive officer of the Minnesota High Tech Association (MHTA). We learned about the successes she has had with workforce development and placement initiatives — including those - Read More
 

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