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April 8th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
The Small Business Owners Community had the opportunity to learn more about the government services available to support their company growth and projects. While most people are aware of the loans supported by the United States Small Business Administration (SBA), Carole Harris of the Illinois - Read More
 
April 8th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
At 7:30 AM, it’s typically hard to get a good crowd to show up for conference presentation, but that wasn’t the story for the morning CompTIA Communities sessions at the Annual Member Meeting. The Small Business Owners Group had a packed room to start the day, with discussions that - Read More
 
April 7th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
“Are you sure that’s your final answer?” If you ask Steve Ernst, the first part of that sentence – “are you sure?” -- is every bit as important as the answer itself. Individuals who are confident in their answers and knowledge can retain that information longer, - Read More
 
April 7th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
With high unemployment, growing high school dropout rates and increasing numbers of baby boomers reaching retirement age, the IT skills gap continues to grow, according to Terry Erdle, CompTIA Senior Vice President of Skills Certification. Erdle opened CompTIA Colloquium today by speaking about how - Read More
 
April 7th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
The results of the latest CompTIA IT Industry Business Confidence Index suggest that the majority of tech companies are optimistic about future business conditions and the outlook for their own firms. The survey found that 48 percent of companies in the study expect to increase investments in - Read More
 
April 7th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Want to know what the next generation wants in a tech career? The best info can be gleaned face to face. To that end, CompTIA board members, CompTIA Educational Foundation board members and CompTIA staff met with 15 students from the Chicago  Academy for Advanced Technology over lunch. IT - Read More
 
April 5th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
In this audio podcast, CompTIA’s president and CEO, Todd Thibodeaux and Senior Vice President Dan Liutikas shared their thoughts on CompTIA’s upcoming Annual Member Meeting and Colloquium events taking place April 7th and 8th at the Swisshotel in Chicago. Click Todd_Dan_Events to listen - Read More
 
April 2nd, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
You know the saying “it’s all over but the shouting”? That’s probably a good characterization of where we are now with health care reform. It’s been passed. It’s been signed. And as it loosens it’s myopic mental hold on DC politics, the hard realities for - Read More
 
April 2nd, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
An often quoted Albert Einstein definition for insanity is “doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” Based on this definition, most of us must be one card short of a full deck.  Our tendency in business is to play it safe and follow the pack; yet, - Read More
 
March 31st, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
In many ways I’m a very logical and practical guy. I try to plan my day in a logical and practical order.  It doesn’t always work out that way of course, but that’s OK - life is chaotic. I still try. I like to do things that make sense and that, for the most part, have some - Read More
 

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