CompTIA Blog

  • New IT Industry Outlook Report Offers Predictions for 2015

    by Tim Herbert | Jan 27, 2015
    IT industry business confidence is up, demand for tech workers remains strong and CompTIA’s industry growth projection is at its highest point in years. It’s always difficult to believe the economy is poised for a solid year, but the predictions in the new IT Industry Outlook say otherwise.
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  • An Ounce of Legal Prevention Can Save Time, Money and Your Business' Reputation

    by Brian Sherman | Jan 27, 2015
    Most IT entrepreneurs aren’t capable of tackling these legal issues on their own — and the risk/benefit ration of attempting it isn’t favorable. CompTIA’s new Premier Benefit, administered by ITLA, was designed specifically to address the unique needs of IT solution providers and SMB IT vendors in the U.S., including managed and cloud services contract support. It’s a cost-effective way to get the legal advice and support you need.
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  • New Delivery and IT Service Models Drive Change in the UK Channel

    by Carolyn April | Jan 23, 2015
    A whopping 70 percent of channel firms participating in CompTIA’s new UK State of the Channel said they’re taking transformational steps in their organizations, change driven by the rising popularity of cloud computing and customer demand for new delivery systems and services models. But change, of course, comes with challenges.
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  • Why Business Agility is Key to Sustainable Growth for MSPs

    by Dave Sobel | Jan 21, 2015
    Successful MSPs focus on operational process discipline, have a deep understanding of customer requirements, and understand market conditions and technology progress, according to CompTIA Vendor Advisory Council member Dave Sobel. In this piece, he outlines what makes a successful MSP practice and a focus on business agility creates perpetually valuable business model.
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  • IT's Next Generation Takes the Wheel in CompTIA's New Future Leaders Community

    by Michelle Peterson | Jan 20, 2015
    CompTIA’s newest community gives millennials a forum to share ideas, discuss the complexities of a multigenerational workforce and build related best practices. Here, we talk to some of the group’s early adopters on the thrust of the organization and how CompTIA’s Future Leaders Community is shaping the next generation of IT leadership.
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  • AMM Keynote Promises to Turn Marketing Upside Down

    by Michelle Peterson | Jan 13, 2015
    Learn to position yourself as a trusted expert so that when your target market needs you, they come for you — that’s the message from marketing expert Scott Stratten, president of UnMarketing Inc. and the keynote speaker for CompTIA’s 2015 Annual Member Meeting.
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  • ChannelTrends: 5 Reasons Solutions Providers Should Care More About CES

    by Brian Sherman | Jan 12, 2015
    Why should you care about CES, with its focus on consumer electronics destined for brick-and-mortar retail and online sales? Because ignoring consumer electronics today means you’re ignoring the wants and needs of your business customers as well.
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  • Giving Back to the IT Community: PAC Member Lester Keizer

    by Brian Sherman | Jan 09, 2015
    In this member profile, we talk to Lester Keizer about his impact on the IT channel, from board, community and council assignments to public advocacy efforts at the local and national levels. His current project involves the TechAmerica DC Fly-In, where he works to provide access and funding for rural IT education and school bandwidth, something this Nevada resident finds personally meaningful.
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  • The Company You Keep Can Improve Your Managed Services Business

    by Michelle Peterson | Jan 08, 2015
    The seventh annual MSPmentor 250 list highlights the comprehensive strength of CompTIA’s Managed Services Community and its members. See who made the list, and why the community’s collaborative efforts are truly noteworthy.
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  • Get CompTIA’s 10 Most Popular Downloads

    by CompTIA Staff | Jan 07, 2015
    CompTIA members and registered users downloaded more content than ever in 2014, using our vendor-neutral resources to get an edge over the competition. See what people are reading in CompTIA’s Most Popular Downloads.
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