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November 11th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
From Valley Forge to Normandy to Vietnam to Afghanistan, brave men and women, from all walks of life, have left the comforts of the familiar, leaving family and friends, to defend our way of life and the freedoms many take for granted.  Today, Veteran’s Day, let’s give thanks to - Read More
 
November 11th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
As you probably know, beginning in 2011, qualifying heath care providers will become entitled to payments of as high as $44,000 over a five-year period as an incentive to implement meaningful use of electronic health records.   Since the Republican takeover of the House last week, some - Read More
 
November 10th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
It wasn’t intended to be the highlight of the Symantec Partner Engage conference, but it is creating a lot of buzz among Big Yellow’s partners: the Symantec Digital Whiteboard. Developed exclusively by Symantec, the Digital Whiteboard is a downloadable application with a patent- - Read More
 
November 8th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Training and education are very similar to politics: pay attention to what’s happening close to home and you’ll do well in your career. Travel to remote event locations can require a significant investment of your company’s time and money; even more so when several employees are - Read More
 
November 8th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
While many solution providers spent the last week in Orlando for the ConnectWise IT Nation conference or Las Vegas for the Symantec Partner Engage confab, those who remained at home in the Channel-Lands were busy absorbing several significant news stories – including Google getting aggressive - Read More
 
November 4th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Analytics: In its purist form, it is by definition “the science of analysis.” Google uses analytics to dominate the online information market and it’s also the cornerstone of IBM’s “Building a Smarter Planet” campaign. General Electric used analytics through Six - Read More
 
November 4th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
At Breakaway 2010, more than 160 IT Service thought-leaders gathered to participate in a large-scale industry SWOT analysis. At issue was how IT services companies could best harness and address their internal strengths and weaknesses, as well as external opportunities and threats. Areas of - Read More
 
November 4th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Todd Thibodeaux, CompTIA CEO and president, and David Valdez, senior director of public advocacy, earlier this week weighed in on the future of online privacy, recommending steps Congress and the Federal Trade Commission can take to keep us safer online.  In posts on The Hill’s Congress - Read More
 
November 4th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
A look at the week of November 1, 2010, in public advocacy for the IT channel A new health IT grant program aims to build insurance exchange systems between states.  Government workers have been scouting hacker conventions in search of new employees.  Cloud computing technology raises - Read More
 
November 4th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
It’s been a tough football game. Your team is down by four points but has the ball on your own twenty-yard line with less than two minutes to go and no time outs remaining. The coach has given the quarterback several plays that he believes will accomplish the short-term goal: to get the ball - Read More
 

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