CompTIA Blog

  • Packed House at the HSITAG Meeting at Medicaid Enterprise Systems Conference in Baltimore

    by Jennifer Saha | Aug 18, 2017
    This month, CompTIA’s Human Services Information Technology Advisory Group (HSITAG) participated and held its monthly meeting at the Medicaid Enterprise Systems Conference (MESC) in Baltimore. Traditionally, HSITAG has been focused on Human Services programs such as social services, child care, child support, and temporary assistance for needy families (TANF).
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  • SGA Mid-Year Meeting at NCSL Well-Attended!

    by Kevin Callahan | Aug 17, 2017
    The CompTIA State Government Affairs (SGA) National Committee convened its annual mid-year meeting on August 7th at the Aloft Seaport Hotel in Boston. The meeting was held in conjunction with the National Conference of State Legislatures’ (NCSL) Legislative Summit. The meeting kicked off with a session on several key activities that the overall CompTIA organization is undertaking, including an overview of the CompTIA Association for IT Professionals (AITP).
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  • ChannelTrends: The ROI from Mentoring Millennials, Veterans, and Others

    by Brian Sherman | Aug 16, 2017
    Some have reservations about mentoring others. Whether that lack of confidence comes from their own skills, or concerns about communicating with a different generation of workers, it may be keeping them from a highly rewarding experience. How can they overcome those stumbling blocks?
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  • SXSW Panel Picker: Help us get back to Austin

    by Preston Grisham | Aug 15, 2017
    The CompTIA staff have pulled together six great panel submissions for the 2018 SXSW Conference in Austin Texas. We need your help to ensure our panels are selected for next year's show. With more than 70,000 attendees at the festival, SXSW provides a great opportunity for CompTIA to showcase our expertise and thought leadership on a number of topics that are pertinent to the technology industry.
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  • The Specialized Partner: CompTIA Councils Analyze the Opportunities at ChannelCon

    by Brian Sherman | Aug 15, 2017
    Business technology is no longer just about the components and networks. With the focus shifting to problem-solving, efficiency, and differentiation, it's creating opportunities for channel companies to partner with CPAs, attorneys and other specialists. That's why CompTIA Council members made it a major topic of their joint meeting conversation at ChannelCon.
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  • What Do IT Pros Care About? Spiceworks Execs Explain at ChannelCon

    by Khali Henderson | Aug 14, 2017
    Executives from Spiceworks, the world’s largest community of IT pros, talk about what’s important to IT pros today and how their role will evolve tomorrow in an executive interview with CompTIA’s CEO Todd Thibodeaux at ChannelCon.
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  • Shout Outs and Congratulations from ChannelCon!

    by CompTIA | Aug 14, 2017
    Thank you to our 2017 exhibitors for helping to make ChannelCon so successful.
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  • Tech’s Roaring 20s or an Electronic Wasteland? Cybersecurity Experts Weigh In at ChannelCon

    by Brian Sherman | Aug 11, 2017
    From IoT to SaaS applications, the explosive growth of IT in business is opening new doors for cybercriminals. What are they and how can IT firms step up to save the day for small businesses? The cybersecurity panel at ChannelCon provided all the answers.
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  • Microsoft Channel GM Explains New ‘Partner First’ Strategy at ChannelCon

    by Khali Henderson | Aug 10, 2017
    Microsoft’s month-old “partner first” strategy is a complete transformation of the company’s channel go-to-market model. The software giant’s channel GM, Alyssa Fitzpatrick, explained the basics to an audience of partners in an Aug. 1 keynote interview at ChannelCon.
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  • Get Samantha Ciaccia's Story: A Commitment to Giving Leads to a Successful Channel Career

    by Brian Sherman | Aug 09, 2017
    Samantha Ciaccia learned quickly how to adapt and excel in the quick-paced, demanding IT environment. While she credits many for helping her learn the ropes and cope with all those transitions, taking a leadership role in CompTIA communities has surely been a major factor in her success.
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