CompTIA Blog

  • Looking Back at a Productive and Inspiring 2016

    by CompTIA | Oct 21, 2016
    Fall harvest is the time when you reap what you sow. Farmers have spent all year tending to their crops and now’s the time when they are ripe and ready to be gathered. It’s a time to be grateful for what we have. Here at CompTIA, we are thankful to have an amazing, bright and engaged membership that works with us on a daily basis to nurture our initiatives and plant the seeds of the future.
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  • ChannelTrends: Expand Peripheral Solutions, Increase Wallet Share and Profits

    by Brian Sherman | Oct 20, 2016
    Savvy solution providers use their peripheral vision. In this case, the term doesn't refer to monitors, but to all the technologies outside the core infrastructure (servers, computing devices and network components). These solutions may be beneficial to a customer’s operations or allow them to meet other business objectives, and the list of potential peripheral offerings can be quite extensive. They also add revenue to your bottom line without having to on-board new clients.
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  • Training Providers Discuss How Apprenticeships Benefit Vendors and Employers at EMEACon

    by Simon Dobson | Oct 19, 2016
    Here we join the roundtable discussions taking place at this year’s EMEA Member and Partner Conference, and look at how new standards in apprenticeships increase value for employer, employees and vendors.
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  • What it Means to Be CompTIA Member of the Year

    by John Tippett | Oct 18, 2016
    CompTIA 2016 Member of the Year John Tippett reflects on what an honor the award been for him both personally and professionally.
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  • Comptia’s UK Executive Council Trumpets Successes at This Year’s EMEACon

    by Leanne Johnson | Oct 18, 2016
    CompTIA is driven by its communities, and at this year’s EMEA Member and Partner Conference, members of the UK Executive Council provided an update on the great work and initiatives being driven by the community members and partners.
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  • Is There a Place for Solution Providers in the Parallel Channel?

    by Brian Sherman | Oct 17, 2016
    Solution providers tend to dabble in the SaaS space, but few have active engagements with one or more vendors on “the other side” of the tech fence. To be fair, few of the developers in this parallel channel seem to understand (or acknowledge) the value solution providers bring to the tech delivery equation. Some feel this lack of cooperation and collaboration is detrimental to both groups. But what can we do to change it?
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  • Small Tech Companies Urge Congress to Support the TPP

    by Stefanie Holland | Oct 17, 2016
    Indyme joins list of small technology companies urging Congress to support the passage of TPP. The negotiated TPP will remove 18,000 tariffs on U.S. exports, including those on information and communication technology (ICT) goods. Under TPP, expanded market access to key countries will be possible, including to Japan, which is a market with real growth opportunity for Indyme. Other TPP countries such as Brunei, Malaysia, New Zealand and Vietnam will slash ICT tariffs as well.
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  • You Need to Stop Selling! The Art of Content Marketing

    by Kris Nagamootoo | Oct 17, 2016
    The way we approach sales has fundamentally changed and our prospects are now hyper-informed, so what needs to be done to attract and win new customers? Marketing expert Chris Marr offers up advice at this year’s EMEACon.
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  • Rather than Unraveling, American Tech Broadens and Strengthens Its Impact

    by Amy Kardel and Todd Thibodeaux | Oct 17, 2016
    The fabric that makes up the tech industry has certainly experienced its share of fraying and tearing. But with the ‘needle’ of cloud computing and data analytics, and the ‘thread’ of mobile apps and the Internet of Things, the tech industry is strong and getting stronger as the demand for and supply of new innovations continues unabated.
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  • CompTIA’s Public Sector Practice and Jennifer Saha Named Finalist for Route Fifty’s Navigator Award

    by Pete Kaminskas | Oct 14, 2016
    CompTIA is proud to announce that its public sector practice and Jennifer Saha, director of CompTIA’s public sector councils, were named a finalist for Route Fifty’s Navigator Awards in the category of the Government Allies and Cross Sector Partners category.
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