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December 11th, 2009 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
At last week’s jobs summit the President heard from business, labor and academic leaders as they brainstormed about getting America back to work. Over the past decade, small businesses have created between 60 to 80 percent of net new jobs, as well as countless technological innovations. - Read More
December 11th, 2009 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
We challenged our employees last summer to a staff fundraising contest for the CompTIA Educational Foundation, raising $50,000 to fund IT training and certification for people in need.  And we’re gearing up to hold a second contest in early 2010. From May through July last year, six - Read More
December 10th, 2009 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
I’m a big fan of The Onion. Yes, it sometimes trades in cheap laughs, but more often than not, it delivers clever satirical observations on some aspect of society. As a technology geek and researcher, I find the technology related stories especially brilliant.The recent Onion article New - Read More
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