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November 17th, 2009 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
An Oct. 21 news release announced the worldwide availability of the CompTIA Strata IT Technology exam, which measures an individual’s knowledge of basic IT terminology and technology. The release was carried by more than 30 media outlets, including the Dallas Morning News and - Read More
November 16th, 2009 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
The CompTIA Industry Mentors Program was highlighted in a story from eChannelLine, a media outlet that covers IT channel business in North America. The story noted that the program offers CompTIA members access to a panel of experts who can answer tough questions that have a daily impact on - Read More
November 15th, 2009 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
CompTIA executives participated in several media interviews in October to get the word out about career opportunities in the IT industry.During a media tour to Washington, D.C., Todd Thibodeaux spoke with Washington Times tech writer Mark Kellner and delivered the message that there are tech jobs - Read More
November 14th, 2009 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
The new CompTIA Business Confidence Index (BCI) continued to gain traction with the media as a reliable indicator of industry activity. The CompTIA BCI was referenced in trend stories in InformationWeek, Insurance Networking News and IT Chanel Planet. - Read More
November 13th, 2009 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
CompTIA Board of Directors member Lester Keizer, CEO of Connecting Point Las Vegas, was quoted in an Oct. 26 USA Today business section story on hiring trends. Lester told the reporter that he plans to hire up to five employees in the next two months at his two Las Vegas firms that now employ 41. ( - Read More
November 12th, 2009 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
As U.S. lawmakers debate changes in the nation’s healthcare system, CompTIA representatives are focused on the role of information technology in the delivery of healthcare. H.R. 3014, which passed the House on November 18th, would allow the SBA to guarantee loans up to 90% for the acquisition - Read More
November 11th, 2009 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Among the findings of CompTIA’s IT security research, is that most breaches are caused by simple user error, suggesting that no amount of IT security measures can protect an enterprise from accidental breaches caused by careless or uninformed employees.Several organizations including the - Read More
November 4th, 2009 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
I’m just back from the wildly successful CompTIA EMEA Member Conference in the UK where I was struck by how green everything was– and I’m not just talking about the lush landscape. The Green movement was evident everywhere in the UK, from things as simple as switched outlets and - Read More
September 23rd, 2009 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
As in any relationship, CompTIA’s connection with the industry we represent is ever-evolving. This is especially true of our rapport with the vendor community—a relationship which is undergoing a dramatic transformation. In the past that relationship was based largely on sponsorships ( - Read More
August 27th, 2009 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
If you're interested in cloud computing, then keep an eye out for upcoming "Cloud Considerations" posts. I want to make it easy for you to highlight these if you wish. This is kind of the first installment, but I have to say that it's founded in my past postings on cloud computing. For those, go - Read More