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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
March 30th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
I have to admit I’m one of the few people who have been a devotee of the tablet PC interface since almost the beginning. I had one of the first Compaq units that was powered by the software-based Transmeta CPU. It was small and light, had a bunch of accessories, was really slow to boot and - Read More
March 29th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Many technology businesses grow without ever putting a business plan together.  Even though they know the value of building a business plan they never seem to have the time to put one together. So why go through the trouble of building a business plan? To answer that question, let’s - Read More
March 25th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
The raging debate on healthcare in the United States set the stage for another momentous event this week; a conference call with members of the CompTIA Healthcare IT Community. No matter which side of the discussion you subscribe to, I think it’s safe to say a momentous change in our - Read More
March 23rd, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
MSP Partners has just published its 2010 IPED managed services research and education courses and the emerging industry trends are truly compelling! The findings I will be discussing in this article are based on research conducted in December 2009 and January 2010. This extensive survey included - Read More