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April 16th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
The Healthcare IT market opportunity is significant and not without its challenges.  It represents one of the fastest growing sectors of the US economy and is expected to be a $50 billion plus market by 2014.What solution provider/VAR would not want to be a part of a potential $50 billion - Read More
 
April 15th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
I went to the Apple Store on iPad Release Day ‘just to look’ and walked right in, thinking that an inevitable sellout would make a purchase decision moot. When I asked if any were left, they had plenty, and I broke down and bought one.  I’m normally not an early adopter, but - Read More
 
April 15th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
The following is a guest post from Certiport's CEO Ray Kelly.Last week we finally heard some good news about U.S. unemployment rates.  The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that public and private industry created 162,000 jobs in March, offering signs a slow economic recovery may be on the - Read More
 
April 15th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Every serious IT channel event should have some fun activities where attendees can unwind and socialize in a less formal environment, to clear out the cobwebs and enjoy some camaraderie. When combined with a charitable cause, could it get any better? At the CompTIA Annual Member Meeting in Chicago - Read More
 
April 13th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Nominate your student for the CompTIA Educational Foundation IT Merit Awards by May 1.Recognize your outstanding students who have trained for and received a CompTIA certification. Help them win at least $250 to further their pursuit of an IT career.The IT Merit Award Scholarship program recognizes - Read More
 
April 13th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Sitting in the Managed IT Services discussion during the CompTIA Annual Members Meeting last week, I got the feeling the group was at a critical crossroad on one of their key initiatives; how best to build an accreditation that accomplishes the goals of the members. The objectives for a - Read More
 
April 9th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
The key to selling IT security is building trust between businesses and clients, panelists at an Annual Member Meeting presentation said today.That’s important for a product that succeeds when nothing happens.“Customers small, medium, large – they need this,” said Randy - Read More
 
April 9th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
“It takes guts to lead with love and trust!”  So began Dr. Kevin Freiberg’s passionate and energetic luncheon keynote presentation at CompTIA’s Annual Member Meeting on Thursday, April 8th.  Based on his book entitled “GUTS! Companies that Blow the Doors Off - Read More
 
April 9th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Tim Herbert, Vice President, Research, CompTIA and Cushing Anderson, Program Vice President, Project-Based Services, IDC shared their thoughts on current and future prospects for the IT training industry during their State of the Industry Address at CompTIA Colloquium 2010 on Thursday, April 8 in - Read More
 
April 9th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Members of CompTIA’s IT Security Special Interest Group met to identify industry needs and explore potential initiatives during CompTIA’s Annual Member Meeting Thursday morning.  Group chair Fernando Quintero, Vice President, Channel Sales – The Americas, McAfee, led a - Read More
 

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