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December 10th, 2009 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Last week I blogged about our Focus on HealthIT and received a number of responses from you about how you can get more involved with CompTIA and share your input in CompTIA initiatives.It's easy!  Go to and check out the membership tab.  You will find information about our - Read More
December 8th, 2009 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
“Shall we play a game?”  asked a young Matthew Broderick’s computer in the 1983 hit movie War Games.  The computer’s creepy synthetic voice and the underlying current of the Cold War conveyed the seriousness of this seemingly innocent question.  Three decades - Read More
December 7th, 2009 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Last week, we blogged about our Getting America Back To Work program.  Here is a bit more information on how to get involved if you’re an individual who is interested in pursuing a career in IT.Your first step is to find the nearest One-Stop Career Center to by going to http://www. - Read More
December 5th, 2009 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
The opportunities for VARs in the HealthIT segment are plentiful and growing.  There is an influx of resources from the federal stimulus package and an intensified focus on building solid infrastructure to support healthcare reform.  These trends represent tremendous opportunities for you - Read More
December 2nd, 2009 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
The channel is embracing social media in a number of ways and not just for staying in touch with partners or vendors but for commerce as well! As your industry trade association, if we’re going to help you make sense of it all we need to get onboard too.Things are changing at CompTIA to - Read More
December 1st, 2009 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
CompTIA launched today a new initiative aimed at boosting high-tech employment opportunities. CompTIA’s Getting America Back to Work initiative will assist local Workforce Investment Boards across the country and their “One-Stop Centers” to help individuals with adequate technical - Read More
December 1st, 2009 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
One of my favorite sections of the Harvard Business Review is the case study. It’s the business version of the Kobayashi Maru, a no-win situation that forces you to think about the best of bad options. The October 2009 issue featured a case study titled, When Hackers Turn to Blackmail. - Read More
December 1st, 2009 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
There is no shortage of blogs, especially within the IT industry.  This blog will be different.  As your trade association, we work hard to identify the issues that are most important to you and to deliver working solutions to your problems.  CompTIA Blog is where you can share your - Read More
November 30th, 2009 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
A cloud is rolling over the IT industry... a computing cloud that is!  Most believe that this cloud will hang over the IT industry for many years to come.  You may be thinking about the many new challenges this cloud presents.  Some common concerns include: How do I build trust in - Read More
November 30th, 2009 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Building trust with customers is key to building your business and improving the reputation of the IT industry.  So how does one attain trust in the marketplace?  Well, there are many ways to approach this often difficult task including building a close relationship with a customer - Read More